Vegan Coconut Date Fudgy Pops

Yields:  about 2.5 cups                   Prep Time:  5 minutes       Total Time:  4 hour (includes freezing time) *dates are best soaked overnight...more

Expanding My Palate with Choosing Raw (+ a recipe!)

I have followed Gena Hamshaw through her blog Choosing Raw and admired her work for many years.  Needless to say, I was elated when I heard she would be publishing her first cookbook, released in 2014.  It was an easy pick for this year's "Project Cookbook in a Year"....more

How to Pickle for Probiotics

Crunch into a tart, juicy pickle. Pickling vegetables throughout the summer is one of the best ways to capture the season’s produce. But perhaps that approach is all wrong....more


 Ugh, Monday. You’re back like a bad habit. Once again, the diet begins. And once again, I can’t pry myself away from the fish monger, as I once again order fish for dinner....more

Maximize Your Snacking - Healthy Snacks

Let’s face it, kids love to snack.  Heck, grown-ups love to snack.  The point of a snack is to give an energy boost to carry us over to the next meal time.  Healthy snacks also help keep blood sugars level (think avoiding fatigue and stabilizing mood) while improving a slumping metabolism....more

Quinoa and chickpea Summer salad

Humidity is rising – barometre‘s getting lowAccording to all sources, the street’s the place to go...more

Double Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies

Dairy and gluten free, these decadent cookies boast healthy fats from coconut oil and almonds. Plus, they're loaded with calcium and magnesium, not to mention a healthy dose of chocolate to feed the soul. These cookies have it all! ...more
Balancing Cinderella Thanks - Just creatively finding ways to use chocolate on a daily basis! ...more