Aloe Chia Lime Water

When it comes to my water, I can’t help myself. I absolutely have to doctor it up some how. It’s a bit of a creative outlet and a fun challenge to figure out new ways to enhance my water. Ultimately, it ensures that I meet my hydration needs. This week, I have rediscovered the therapeutic…

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Easy White Bean Soup

We have beans. An awful lot of beans. Let’s just say there was a wee misunderstanding when I was asked to bring in organic, canned beans. So if the next 57 newsletters happen to feature recipes featuring beans, you won’t be surprised. As with most of my recipes, it’s a fusion of “want” and dealing…

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Sunflower Pumpkin Seed Apricot Balls

Recipe creation in my house usually looks like this: I have a vague idea of what I would like to make, and I couple that with what I have on hand. Other times, the creation hinges on a particular ingredient that I would like to use. Most recently, I had some lovely non-sulphured, organic apricots…

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Buckwheat Groats

Quinoa has certainly been the darling of the superfood world the last several years, and, while not to diminish the health benefits of quinoa, it’s not the only game in town! There are other seeds, with grain-like qualities that you may wish to consider to lend some variety in your diet. Buckwheat groats is one…

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Miso Broth Quinoa Bok Choy Bowl

I love quinoa. It provides such a great canvas to get creative. This recipe uses miso broth to make the quinoa, and while that simmers away, lightly sauté onion and garlic, add Bok Choy, spinach, green onion, cashews, sunflower sprouts…then add a splash of soy (or Bragg’s aminos), maple syrup and sesame oil…yum! Miso-Broth Quinoa Bok Choy…

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Gluten Free Paleo Friendly Brownies

Now you know how much I dislike labels. Especially when it comes to food. So before you think I’ve lost my vegetarian roots and am now hunting and gathering…relax. They’re just brownies. Brownies made without wheat, but they’re still brownies. The original version of this recipe is courtesy of Elana’s Pantry. I modified them a bit as…

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Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Soup

Certain things give me unreasonable joy. One of them is being able to plan ahead for meals. I know….food obsessed Sue. I get a particular spring in my step knowing what I’m going to do for dinner (smug, even). For a brief, elusive moment, I feel organized and in control. The rest of my life…

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Green Quinoa Bowl

Looking for a veggie-based dinner that’s quick and easy to make? You might like this “Green quinoa bowl”. I made this the other night, and it was on the table in under 30 minutes….who needs take-out? After rinsing a cup of quinoa really, really well (trust me, this is important), I lightly toasted the quinoa…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Vegan Bacon & Walnuts

I never much liked Brussels sprouts growing up. They were smelly and mushy and bitter….ugh. I was also raised to “eat everything on your plate”, so my memories of being force fed Brussels sprouts are not fond. I’ve surprised even myself how much I appreciate these nutrient-dense cruciferous cabbage-like things. They are so very good…

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Cauliflower Navy Bean Burgers

Okay, so maybe Heather thinks the ingredients for these burgers actually sound more like condiments….but these burgers turned out to be tasty and hearty. Who knew? So great when your condiments can multi-task as the main course! This started with the world’s smallest cauliflower, measuring in at barely 4 cups when separated into florets. A…

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