Vegetables and fruit

January 11, 2018

DIY Sweet Potato Chips

Who doesn’t get inspired by bright and naturally colourful snack foods? This recipe for Do-It-Yourself Sweet Potato Chips is eye-catching, crunchy, tasty and fun to eat! 5 from 1 reviews DIY Sweet Potato Chips   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 18 mins   […]
January 3, 2018

Steamed and Sautéed Carrots

We recently had friends over for a ham dinner. The menu was a cherry-lime glazed ham, a wheat berry barley salad with chick peas and feta (recipe from Dinner with Julie), mashed potatoes, broccoli and fruit salad. Our friends brought over a beautiful tray of these peeled carrots. I loved […]
November 16, 2017

Pomegranate Citrus Cabbage Salad

If you are looking for a vegetable side-dish that is  brightly coloured and has some shelf-life, you are going to enjoy this Pomegranate Citrus Cabbage Salad. Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable that is thought to have sulfur-containing compounds that help support our body’s detoxification system. It also has antioxidants and […]
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 […]
June 7, 2017

Citrus Thai Mango Slaw

If you are looking for a fresh way to add in crunch for your favourite wrap, sandwich or taco, try this Citrus Thai Mango Slaw! It is colourful, crunchy, and bursting with bright acidic flavour! And it is healthful! This salad uses simple, inexpensive vegetables: Purple cabbage is a vegetable […]
April 17, 2017

Vegetable alternatives to pasta and rice

Canadian adults spend an estimated 580 minutes or 9.7 hours each day in sedentary activities – we drive to work, sit most of our day while work, race home and then feel like we want to just relax for the evening. As we hit middle age, our lives get busier […]