Ta-Da! Magic Macaroons

Sometimes we just want something sweet. Unfortunately we tend to make poor choices when our sweet tooth comes calling. To prevent yourself from hitting the candy machine next time you’re in the mood for something sweet, plan ahead! Bake a batch of my Magic Macaroons! They are easy to make and will … [Read more...]

Creamy Fig Pumpkin Pudding

I served this recipe during our Canadian Thanksgiving last weekend and it was a big hit. Everyone loved the creativity and most of all the taste of the pudding filling. Even the kids in the room couldn't get enough of this healthy treat. Give it a try and see how fast you become the family … [Read more...]

Healthy Anti-Aging Turmeric Crackers

If you haven't used turmeric yet, my Anti-Aging Turmeric Crackers are a great (and super-delicious) way to get started! These crackers are full of powerful and nutritious ingredients like carrots, chia seeds, turmeric and ginger. Oh yeah! I've started to cook more and more with this 'holy powder' … [Read more...]

Cool Kids Blueberry Chips

Do you often find yourself walking through the grocery store looking for healthy snacks for your child? Yes, cheese strings and a granola bar are easy and convenient, but do they really provide your child with the right kinds of nutrients? This is a loaded question, but lets simplify it Power of … [Read more...]

The Summer Refresher – Drink Recipe

There is nothing like a big icy glass of lemonade on a hot summer day! The only problem is most lemonades are chalked full of sugar - this is why I created The Summer Refresher. It delivers all that refreshing lemon flavour but without all the preservatives and sugar. It's easy to make and it will … [Read more...]

Fig Bites Recipe

Check out my delicious and energy-giving recipe for FIG BITES! Makes 12 bite size pieces Ingredients 1 cup dried black mission figs (extra antioxidants in black mission figs) ¼ cup hemp seeds ¼ cup almonds ½ teaspoon cinnamon 1 teaspoon cacao powder pinch of sea salt How To … [Read more...]

Radish & Cucumber Salad

In a recent post called Seasonal Spotlight: Radishes, I wrote about how much I love adding radishes to a variety of meals, not only for it's nutritional value but also for it's peppery flavour and crunch.  While all too often, only a few slices are thrown on top of a salad - my Radish & Cucumber … [Read more...]

Zucchini Nut Muffins

Everyone loves baked goods. Unfortunately, they’re often responsible for those mid-afternoon crashes or day-long energy swings. These muffins are one of my classics. I started making these way back when I was still detoxing from all the store-bought baked goods. They're an important recipe because … [Read more...]

Asparagus Lime Salsa

A few days ago, I came home from my local farmer's market with two large bunches of asparagus. I recently shared how much nutrition comes from consuming one cup of raw asparagus in a post called Asparagus in the Raw. As I walked through my cupboard and dove into my fridge, I quickly found a good … [Read more...]

The Power of Garlic

It never ceases to amaze me how much life giving power comes from our organic plant-based foods. Garlic is no exception; as far back as ancient Egypt, garlic was revered for it's medicinal properties and to this day it is still regarded as one of the most valuable superfoods around. I am a huge … [Read more...]