Mosquito and Bug Repellent

So do you ever feel we’re trading one problem for another? We get so fearful of germs that we willingly lather our bodies with harmful chemicals that, in the longterm, may be more detrimental….sheesh.  What are we to do? I often feel this moral and ethical conflict when it comes to bug repellent. Of course,…

Edamame Veggie Burgers

Warmer weather means outdoor casual dining and barbeques – yay! If you’re looking for a veggie option (and I know you are), you may wish to try out these tasty, flavourful edamame burgers. Not only are they tasty, but they’re loaded with plant-based protein and fibre. Edamame alone boasts an impressive 9 grams of protein…

Chickpea Tomato Soup

Well, I don’t normally make soup in June, but this past week was rather chilly, and I just couldn’t warm up. Hilary, watching me wrap myself up in blankets during our office meeting, suggested coming up with a new soup recipe for this week’s newsletter. So…given that I ALWAYS listen to Hilary, here it is!…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Energy Balls

This week’s recipe is thanks to our lovely Hilary. “Why don’t you make another energy ball recipe this week,” Hilary suggested at our weekly meeting. “Great idea!” I responded, as I started dreaming of cashews and dates and chocolate! We love energy balls because, not only are they yummy, but they’re simple and made with…