5 Reasons why Almond Milk is good for you!

Almond milk is low in both fat and calories and can be an appropriate milk substitute for those on a heart healthy diet or have lactose intolerance.  There is no cholesterol or saturated fat in almond milk and it’s low in sodium and high in healthy fats such as omega fatty acids which helps to […]

Portobello Mushroom Soup !

Ever since the temperature dropped this week, all I can think of is soup!  To make this delicious soup all you need is two large portobello mushrooms, a handful of cremini or white mushrooms, onion, coconut milk and stock. Save time by chopping the vegetable coarsely and don’t over cook them since they will be […]

Chocolate Almond Smoothie

For me when the temperature drops making a frosty smoothie is the farthest thing from my mind.  But this creamy chocolate smoothie is just right for these colder days and is full of healthy antioxidants and vitamins.  Adding ice cubes is optional and will make the smoothie a bit colder but not frosty. What a […]

Chocolate Brownie Cake

Do you love chocolate ? Well this recipe is for you! These no bake brownies  are made in a 6 inch cake pan and can be pressed into a square, round or the heart shaped pan like the one I use. This recipe is fast and easy to make and tastes so delicious you may […]

Roasted Veggie Whole Grain Sorghum Salad

Make this easy whole grain sorghum salad for your summer family barbeque and because it’s gluten-free you won’t have to worry about your guests not being able to eat it.  Or if you don’t want to cook every night then prep this salad at the beginning of the week and store in the fridge for […]

Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie

Wondering what to have for breakfast today but have no time to sit down for a meal ?   I love my steel cut oats for breakfast especially when it’s cold outside but in Florida I prefer a smoothie that I can take on the go.   My personal preference is a thick creamy smoothie that resembles and tastes […]

Raw Nutty Energy Balls

These energy balls are quick and easy to make and are a great snack anytime you need a sweet treat or with your favourite cup of tea.  Store in a Tupperware container in your refrigerator for up to a week or freeze and take a few to work and they will be ready to eat […]

Kale and Artichoke Dip

My food choices have been less than stellar in 2014 so I decided to start the new year off with healthy, clean eating and made a commitment to myself to make more vegan and vegetarian meals.   Don’t tell M. as I will be slipping these in and hope he doesn’t notice ! LOL ! […]

Sauteed Kale with Dried Plums

My sister Alice gave me some of her dried purple plums when I was visiting Kamloops last week so I wanted to prepare a dish that would include them.  So if you like the taste of sweet and savory this dish is for you.  I made this last night for my friends Debbie and Warren […]

Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes and Walnuts