Vegetables and fruit

July 31, 2018

Is there such a thing as healthy ice cream?

Thank you to my friends at Alberta Milk for partnering with me to bring you this sponsored blog post, helping you energize your nutrition, one bite at a time. Is there such a thing as healthy ice cream? Is frozen yogurt a healthier choice than ice cream? What about sherbet, […]
May 28, 2018

Blueberry Rhubarb Muffins

It’s rhubarb season! I still have some frozen rhubarb left over from last year which needs to be used up! Rhubarb is a tart vegetable with thick, celery-like stalks, the only edible part. The rhubarb leaves are poisonous and should NOT be eaten. Chop and discard the leaves. Choose stalks that […]
March 22, 2018

Weeknight Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is a classic favourite. For a quick weeknight meal, why not whip up a batch of this Weeknight Tomato Soup? Soups are actually quite simple to make, with most soups being a variation of what I call a 3-2-1 method. Sautee up your aromatic vegetables like some onions, […]
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 […]