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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Oh my goodness I just love sauteed mushrooms, and when combined with onion, fresh thyme, balsamic vinegar, red wine, garlic and Swiss cheese I’m in heaven! Earlier this week I had a craving for this magical combination. My challenge was to make a vegan version...

There is perhaps nothing I enjoy more than a warm bowl of soup on a cold, windy day (or any day for that matter). One of our favourite soups is any variation that includes butternut squash. While I adore eating butternut squash, I don’t so...

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I absolutely adore roasted vegetables. I also absolutely adore minimal cleanup. Most of the time when I cook, the kitchen is an absolute disaster! Knives, cutting boards and bowls everywhere…measuring cups and spoons…spices, you name it! Cooking is messy. The alternative – purchasing pre-made food –...

A while ago, friends brought over a very tasty “salad in a bag”. Then, just last week, Grace and I were chatting, and she mentioned how much she too loved this particular salad in a bag. It turns out this salad has a very large...

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