Recipes

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 19, 2017

Healthified Falafel

If you are looking to add in more vegetarian meals to your dinner repertoire, this recipe for falafel is for you! Throw the ingredients into a food processor, and then scoop out onto a parchment-lined baking sheet for a baked vegetarian patty. The addition of spices adds in flavour and another layer […]
March 2, 2017

Power Cookies

Just before Christmas, a parent named Asako from one of my kids’ hockey teams generously brought all the boys an individual treat bag of these Power Cookies. To my surprise (and delight), my 8 year old inhaled them. I was delighted because until then, he hadn’t been much of a cookie fan. […]
February 21, 2017

Drunken Maple Peach Crostini

These drunken maple peaches have a sticky sweetness that provides nice contrast to the saltiness from the cheese and prosciutto.  I created this recipe as part of the Fruits from Chile Brunch Recipe Contest, hosted by dietitian Christy Brissette from 80 Twenty Nutrition. Drunken maple peach crostini 5 from 1 […]
February 13, 2017

Decadent Chocolate Pudding

Looking for a dessert that is chocolatey but also completely soul-satisfying? You must try this chocolate pudding recipe! Because it is a rich dessert, you only need a few spoonfuls to be satisfied. And, it uses a surprise ingredient! Who knew that dessert could be this good?! Happy Valentine’s Day! […]
January 11, 2017

Pumpkin Banana Snack Muffins

These pumpkin banana mini-muffins are full of beta-carotene from the pumpkin and are a great way to use up a freezer full of over-ripened bananas. This big-batch recipe freezes well which helps make for a quick on-the-go snack or for packing school lunches. Their smaller size helps to keep portion […]