Tex MEx

Tex Mex Salad

Mike and I have recently been trying to eat less meat. In fact, we’ve been trying to eat as many vegan meals as we can with a few eggs and … Continue Reading →


Quick Skillet Granola

I used to balk at making home-made granola. I’m more of a cook than a baker and tend to shy away from the oven and the preciseness required of baking. … Continue Reading →

Cherry Chia Carob Pudding

Cherry Chia Carob Pudding

There’s something about cherries and chocolate. It’s one of my favourite combinations. Along with mint and chocolate, peanut butter and chocolate…pretty much anything with chocolate. But if you read my … Continue Reading →


“Chocolate” Monkey Smoothie

No more chocolate for me. It’s one of my favourite things and I recently realized that I have a food sensitivity to it.  Sigh. Food insensitivities can cause digestive upset, … Continue Reading →


Watermelon Raspberry Smoothie

It’s August and that means it’s watermelon season! It also means we still have some warm days left before autumn kicks in and watermelon smoothies are the perfect way to … Continue Reading →


Salmon à la Chatelaine

For this week’s recipe, I am pilfering from Chatelaine’s website. They have introduced a salmon dish on their website that I cannot beat. I tried it twice in the last … Continue Reading →

Grilled salmon feature

Grilled Salmon with Pan-roasted Potatoes

Here’s a healthy meal that is high in nutrients and easy to prepare.  Salmon is one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which support a whole host of … Continue Reading →

Caramelized pears

Caramelized Pears with Toasted Walnuts

My Mom recently introduced me to the simplest, most delicious dessert: caramelized pears with toasted walnuts . And it’s healthy too! I would credit the developer of this recipe if I … Continue Reading →

Cajun shrimp

Cajun Shrimp and Coconut Rice

Many of you ask me, “what can I cook for dinner that’s quick and easy yet healthy?” In response, I’ve created a separate category of posts just for you.  I’ll post … Continue Reading →