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November 17, 2020

Fast food: Slow down to speed up (a meal prep strategy that works)

Does this look like “fast food” to you? Sometimes you need to slow down to speed up. This meal prep strategy “slow down to speed up” can work wonders for busy weeknights. With so many activities being cancelled, most people’s lives have a different level of busy-ness than what they […]
July 6, 2020

Corn Salsa Salad

Are you looking for a new take on a summertime salad? Mix together corn, bell peppers, avocado, red onion, nectarines, feta cheese, mint, lime juice and olive oil. This corn salsa can be served on its own as a vegetable side dish, with scoops for a salsa, or on top […]
June 22, 2020

Apple Poppyseed Coleslaw

Looking for an upgrade to your usual summertime salad? This recipe for Apple Poppyseed Coleslaw adds in satisfying crunch from the cabbage, carrots and green onions and a burst of sweetness from the apples. Cabbage is a vegetable that has staying power in your fridge. Include this on your weekly […]
June 22, 2020

Strawberry Avocado Salsa

This Strawberry Avocado Salsa screams summer! It is a delicious and satisfying snack or appetizer. You can substitute in any fresh fruit in place of the strawberries, like apples, peaches or cherries. Enjoy with a cool glass of crisp white wine (enjoy responsibly). 5 from 1 reviews Strawberry Avocado Salsa […]
April 13, 2020

Family-friendly Thai Noodle Salad recipe

Enjoy this family-friendly Thai-inspired noodle salad recipe, using ingredients you actually have in your kitchen! 5 from 1 reviews Thai-inspired Noodle Salad   Save Print Prep time 20 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 30 mins   This yummy noodle salad is family-friendly and fun to make! Remember, use […]
March 29, 2020

Hemp Seed Tabouli with Quick Pickled Onions and Fruit Chips

This Hemp Seed Tabouli with Quick-Pickled Onions and Fruit Chips was one of my assignment I completed for my Plant-based Cooking Certificate. In this post, I share how I approached creating this recipe as well as share the recipes. How I built the flavour profile on this plate: For the […]