Recipes

Loaded Vegetarian Nachos With Lentils And Blackbeans

I've recently been letting my daughter decide the menu for one night a week and tonight she decided she wanted nachos for dinner. Now I obviously wasn't going to allow her to just eat chips and cheese for dinner so I decided to make loaded nachos with plenty of veggies and vegetarian protein. My daughter… Continue reading Loaded Vegetarian Nachos With Lentils And Blackbeans

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One-Bowl Vegan Buckwheat Banana Bread (gluten-free)

While I love to bake I don't love washing all of the dishes that get used in the process. Do you ever feel like you really want to bake something but you can't bring yourself to do it because you dread the aftermath in the sink? This recipe is for those days you really want… Continue reading One-Bowl Vegan Buckwheat Banana Bread (gluten-free)

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High Fibre Apple-Buckwheat Muffins (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

If you need to get more fibre in your or your kids' diet then these delicious yet very healthy muffins are just what you need. They've got lots of prebiotic fibre (in the form of buckwheat flour, oat bran, apples, applesauce, and flax seeds) to feed your friendly gut bugs. We could all benefit from… Continue reading High Fibre Apple-Buckwheat Muffins (Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Random Rants

Why You Should Pay Attention To Glyphosate In Your Food

If you think all the talk about glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup) is simply fear-mongering, think again. Dewayne Johnson (NOT the actor/wrestler) took Monsanto to court last year claiming their product gave him cancer, and guess what? HE WON. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Who is Dewayne Johnson? Dewayne Lee Johnson… Continue reading Why You Should Pay Attention To Glyphosate In Your Food

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“Refried” Bean Quesadillas

This healthy dinner recipe is a favourite in my house (my daughter even requests that I pack leftovers in her school lunch). It's filling but not too heavy and it's loaded with healthy ingredients. It can be made into a wrap or burrito instead of a quesadilla if you prefer (I find that when using… Continue reading “Refried” Bean Quesadillas

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Apple Pie Oatmeal

I’ve been on an applesauce kick recently and have been adding it to pretty much everything. I'm convinced that everything tastes better with applesauce. I added it to my oatmeal one morning with some cinnamon and nutmeg and OH MY! It reminded me of apple pie! (cheesy rhyme intended).

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Easy Peasy No-Peel Applesauce

In my efforts to stick to more seasonal foods this winter I've made my daughter sick of eating fresh apples (they are one of the few seasonal fruits available in BC this time of year), so I have had to get creative and come up with other ways to serve them. Her current favourite is… Continue reading Easy Peasy No-Peel Applesauce