“Sausage” and Kale Pasta with Vegan Tomato Cream Sauce

So we don’t eat meat. We rarely, if ever, crave it. We have, however, on occasion, enjoyed these ridiculously delicious, plant-based sausages by Beyond Meat. They are made from pea protein, and we believe they taste better than animal-based sausages. Having said that, they are processed (as are all sausages), so keep consumption to a minimum.…

Kind Muesli

Kind Muesli I never much cared for oatmeal growing up. The only possible way I could choke it down was if it was absolutely covered in brown sugar. It was the one and only food item I was picky about as a child. Being a picky eater in our household was not at all tolerated,…

Sunflower Butter

One of our favourite, quick and easy meals is to pile a whole lot of veggies into a wrap. To help hold things together we often reach for some sort of condiment. I love the idea of nut and seed butters because they impart, not only a lovely taste, but added nutrients. Often, commercial nut…

No Bake 5 Mushroom Chocolate Bark

Did you know that December 16th is “Chocolate Covered Anything” Day? To celebrate this most auspicious of days, we thought we would create an easy and healthy chocolate bark. We also thought that adding salted pistachios and goji berries would make for a colourful and festive product! We used 5 Mushroom Drinking Chocolate by Harmonic…

Delicious Overnight Oats

We know how important it is to start the day with a healthy breakfast, and we also know mornings can frequently be hectic. Having something available that doesn’t take much time (sorry, Pop Tarts don’t count!) can make a huge difference. We love the convenience, ease, and nutrition of Overnight Oats, and we love the…

Roasted Acorn Squash Soup

The inspiration for this soup came from wishing to use up some vegetables that we had on-hand….hence the inclusion of one small – and I mean very small – carrot! We also had a rather packed schedule for the day, and I wanted something nutritious, warm and yummy. I’m also a big fan of taking…

Crispy Tamari Tofu

Many people are not a fan of tofu. I get it; I really do. The texture can be off-putting, and some are unsure of the plant-based isoflavones found in tofu. Is it healthy or not? Much confusion surrounds this often misunderstood food source. When in doubt, I often seek out population studies. Soy-based products are a common…

Vegan Breakfast Cookies

If you’re anything like me, mornings can often be rushed. Even with the very best of intentions, time can slip away. Sometimes, before I know it, I have to rush out the door, and I may or may not have eaten. We all know how important starting your day off with good nutrition is, so…

Roasted Acorn Squash stuffed with Quinoa

We encourage eating locally and foods that are in season. Our farmers’ markets, roadside stands and local grocers are bursting at the seams with a variety of squash. While I love the flavour of butternut squash and feature it regularly in soups, the often neglected acorn or pepper squash is equally delicious and nutrient-dense, not…

Curry in a Hurry

  With Dan stressed out about exams and needing easy and nutritious food, one of the first recipes I sent him was his favourite Curry in a Hurry. The boys absolutely love this recipe. I love, too, that it takes just minutes to prepare. This can be served on its own or over rice. This…