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Smoky Magical Mac n’ Cheese

Magical Mac n’ Cheese Variation Craving comfort food? How about this dressed-up smoky version of my Magical Mac n’ Cheese? Make the dish according to the recipe below, but toss a good pinch of smoked paprika into the sauce. Then add some broccoli and cauliflower florets, frozen green peas and diced smoked tofu into the […]

Tuscan Kale & White Bean Stew

Tuscan Kale & White Bean Stew This is my older son’s favourite winter meal and he requests it often. Fortunately, most of the ingredients are ones you are likely to have on hand in your fridge or pantry. This comforting stew comes together in minutes, and leftovers are even better the next day. Top this […]

Hot Pumpkin Superfood Smoothie

Hot Pumpkin Superfood Smoothie This warm, comforting drink is my answer to the sugar-laden pumpkin lattes which make their appearance in coffee shops at this time of year. This version is full of health-promoting superfoods, and free of refined sugar, GMOs and artificial ingredients. Nothing but rich, healthy deliciousness here!  

Hearty Trail Mix Cookies

Hearty Trail Mix Cookies With winter upon us, active families need healthy fuel for outdoor activities. This hearty cookie fits the bill! Chock-full of seeds and dried fruit with a little bit of chocolate for good measure, these low-sugar cookies will provide lasting energy for all of your winter fun. They pack well and can […]

Coconut Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Coconut Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies This is the perfect baking project for a snow day! These hearty Oatmeal Cranberry Coconut cookies are studded with chia seeds, hemp hearts and cacao nibs. They’re a satisfying treat for an afternoon of sledding or skiing. Vegan, nut-free, gluten-free option. Try these recipes for more nutritious on-the-go snacks: No-Bake Chocolate-Maca […]

Basil, Watercress and Spinach Pesto

Basil, Watercress and Spinach Pesto This fresh twist on the classic herb sauce has extra zip thanks to peppery watercress, one of my favourite greens. If you can’t find watercress, feel free to substitute additional basil, arugula or parsley. The vibrant green colour and garlicky flavour of this pesto make for a wonderful addition to […]

No-Bake Chocolate-Maca Snowballs

No-Bake Chocolate-Maca Snowballs Well hello everyone, long time no see! I hope you had a wonderful summer and have survived the first week back at school. I had a great summer hanging out with my boys and travelling all over B.C. from the Okanagan and Tofino, to way up north in Atlin. I’m grateful for […]
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