Recipes

Meal planning strategies and recipes.

March 14, 2022

Chicken Lettuce Wraps with a Peanut Sauce Recipe

This recipe for Chicken Lettuce Wraps with a Peanut Sauce was a big hit with my family.  It is tasty, nutritious & fast to make, including on weeknights! Just make sure you have your kitchen stocked with some kitchen basics and you will be able to whip up this recipe […]
February 10, 2022

Meal Idea: 3 ways we have made this Mediterranean Pasta Bake a little bit better for you

Hungry for a healthy meal idea that is family-friendly and good for YOU  too? This recipe for a Mediterranean Pasta Bake is a family-friendly meal idea that is consistent with the Mediterranean Diet! With all the flavour of lasagne, with a whole lot less fuss, this meal idea promises to […]
January 6, 2022

Save time with this plant-based recipe for Warmly Spiced Vegetable Tagine (meal prep recipe)

Want to save time in the kitchen and still eat well? This plant-based recipe for Warmly-Spiced Vegetable Tagine is one of my new favourites for a meal prep lunch! It is bursting with warm and comforting spices., a perfect way to fill your tummy! Save time with meal prep or […]
April 15, 2021

Tomato Olive Caper Sauce Recipe

This Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe is perfect for busy weeknights. It is fast to make and uses ingredients that you can keep in your kitchen as part of your healthy Midlife pantry. What makes this Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe “healthy”? Extra-virgin olive oil is an anti-inflammatory fat and […]
February 22, 2021

Mango Green Machine Smoothie Recipe

This Mango Green Machine Smoothie tastes delicious and is a 5-minute way of getting in some leafy greens into your diet. Enjoy this Mango Green Machine Smoothie as part of your breakfast, a snack or a lunch. In addition to tasting great, this Mango Green Machine Smoothie contributes fiber, calcium, […]
February 22, 2021

Barley Breakfast Bowl (a whole grain recipe rich in fiber and flavour)

If you are looking for a way to add in fiber-rich foods to your breakfast, but are tired of whole-grain toast or oatmeal, this barley breakfast bowl is for you! Adding in fiber-rich foods like barley is filling, and provides long-lasting energy so you can focus on your morning ahead. […]