Whole grain

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 […]
June 24, 2019

Blackberry Mango Buddha Bowl with Green Goddess Dressing (Video Recipe)

Want to make an energizing lunch that is good tasting AND good for you? Try this Blackberry Mango Buddha Bowl with a Green Goddess Dressing. To see the video recipe for how to make this recipe, click here: Blackberry Mango Buddha Bowl
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 […]
February 20, 2018

Wheat berry Blueberry Lemon Salad

Lunch packing is made easier when you have a batch of a grainy salad in your fridge. Prepare a batch of wheatberries on the weekend and toss into this salad. Portion this salad out into small containers for a quick grab and go lunch that will make you the envy of […]
January 21, 2018

Lemongrass Coconut Rice Pilaf

This is a flavourful way to spice up your everyday rice! A pilaf is simply rice that is cooked in a stock with spices and usually has added vegetables or meat. In this case, the rice is cooked in a flavour-infused coconut milk. The vegetables are celery and red pepper. […]
July 19, 2017

Cooking with whole grains cheat sheet

What foods are rich in nutrients, phytonutrients, antioxidants, have a lower glycemic index, and may help protect against cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity? Whole grains! Whole grains include the whole kernel of the grain – be it wheat, rye, barley, rice, quinoa, rye and so on. Having trouble imagining […]