Healthy Food for a Broken Heart

This space has been quiet lately. At the beginning of March, I got some news. Not the good kind of news, but the kind that stops you in your tracks in the middle of an otherwise innocuous Friday, that warps its tendrils of grief around your heart, wakes you up in the middle of the night, …

Winter Salad with Crispy Quinoa

Let’s start the year off with a salad. We’ve all spent the past few weeks (or month…or more) drinking and eating more than we want. So every January I like to take it back to basics and make sure my meals are packed with fresh, nutrient-packed ingredients. Some of winter’s best produce goes beautifully in …

Butternut Squash and Apple Salad

Fall is such a great time of year for salads. With all the wonderful produce in season right now, you have so many options. And fall flavours are the best. Fall gives us pumpkin spice and apples and cinnamon, I mean what else do you need! This salad really takes advantage of fall flavours and …

Crunchy Apple Kale Salad

This salad has is everything you’ve been craving right now. These gorgeous, crisp days are my favourite of the year. I wish fall weather lasted months and months. But in Canada, we only ever get a few weeks of glorious crisp days before winter takes over. That means you need to make the most of …

Mediterranean Lentil Bowl

Yes I’m on a huge lentil kick right now. Actually, I’m always on a lentil kick. Lentils are fantastic – unlike other pulses, you don’t have to soak them before you cook them, and they only take about half an hour to cook. Plus they have the most protein of any other bean per serving. …