Plant-based

March 4, 2020

Marinated Baked Tofu

I always joke with clients that I am not here to sell you tofu. But it is a less expensive plant protein that, when cooked properly, can be fast and takes on the flavour of whatever you cook it with. If you can cook chicken, you can cook tofu. In this […]
December 3, 2019

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

If you are looking for a quick, weeknight meal, this soup is for you. It uses staple-ingredients that are great to have on-hand for weeknight cooking. It is kid-friendly, based on my sample size of 2 kids. 5 from 1 reviews Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fig Jam Swirl   […]
November 13, 2019

Does oatmeal have enough protein for breakfast?

I am a big fan of oatmeal. As a whole grain, rich in fiber, oatmeal provides slow-release energy so you are fuelled for your morning. Does it provide enough protein? How much protein do we need each day? How much protein you need each day is based on how much […]
April 27, 2019

DIY Sweet Kale Salad with Hoisin Chicken and Red Lentils

I am a big fan of the Sweet Kale Salad kit. We go through 1-2 bags each week in our house because they make for an easy lunch entree: We throw a handful of the salad into a container and top with left over protein (like chicken, basa fish or […]
October 3, 2017

Vegetarian Chili

If you are interested in trying a vegetarian, plant-based meal, this Vegetarian Chili is a great recipe! It uses staple ingredients including onions, carrots, celery (staples for making soups, stews and chilis), as well as staple pantry ingredients such as canned tomatoes, tomato paste, canned beans, rice and spices. Remember, […]
July 31, 2017

Not Your Grandma’s Bean Salad

If you are looking for a bright summer salad that is perfect for a backyard BBQ but that also doubles for a work-day lunch, you are going to love this recipe for bean salad! But this is not-your-grandma’s bean salad! It has a special surprise ingredient! AND…you can make this […]