20 Minute Crunchy Red Cabbage and Soba Noodle Stir Fry

We were in the grocery store the other day and I just couldn’t decide what vegetables to get. We’ve been rotating through broccoli, green beans, zucchini, and baby spinach salads over and over and it’s gotten a bit boring. Then I saw red cabbage. The wheels in my brain just started spinning and this Soba and Red Cabbage Stir Fry was born....more

Baked Beet Chips - A Healthy Snack for Kids!

These are one of our new family favories. We're just love, love, loving this delicious, nutritious, and beautiful snack right now. Plus they're so easy to make, my toddler can help me whip them up! Recipe here - http://perfectpea.com/baked-beet-chips/...more

Butternut Squash and Ginger Sage Soup

I love most soups, well lets be honest, I love all soups. They make for quick lunch and a simple dinner that you can paired with a salad or a grilled cheese on law carb high protein bread.http://healthy-diabetic.ca/butternut-squash-and-ginger-sage-soup/...more

Potato and Egg Skillet

This dish is a great stick to your ribs kind of meal. I only used 3 eggs but you can add more eggs which will also add to the protein content. Feel free to experiment with different spices or even add some sriracha sauce to liven things up.http://healthy-diabetic.ca/potato-and-egg-skillet/...more

All Vegan Protein Powder

I’ve tried a lot of different protein powders. Between taste, texture and ingredients I never really found a product that I loved. Soy gave me headaches and I can’t take whey products. Recently I found Vega Protein and Greens. I’ve used Vega products before, so I figured I would give their protein products a try. If you’re looking to use a plant-based, gluten-free protein powder, consider Vega....more

The Most Comforting Cold-Weather Dish: No-Noodle Eggplant Lasagna

What kind of food do you crave when the weather turns cold? I love soup—but for me, the ultimate winter comfort food would be some kind of cheesy casserole. When I spotted this No Noodle Eggplant Lasagna from Panning the Globe, I wanted to serve myself some of this meatless wonder and dig in! Lisa did quite a bit of experimenting with the recipe to make it such a winner. Right away, she decided most of the flavor in lasagna comes from the cheese and the sauce, so there's no need for meat. ...more
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Chickpea and Potato Turnovers

In 2000-2001, I had the opportunity to work in the United Arab Emirates. During the first few months of that year in Dubai, I did what any Canadian would do: I made small talk about the weather.“Hot today, eh?” was met with puzzled smiles. It was always hot. Always sunny. What was there to say?...more


Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! Hope everyone had a great one!We don’t really do V-day gifts but Ryan got me these adorable slippers. Love the Christmas colors. He is always mad when I wear his so this gift benefits him as well....more

Why You Should Consider a Vegan Diet for Weight Loss

         As the worry of disease makes the world more health conscious, more and more people are adopting a plant based diet as a means of weight loss and overall health. There are many scientific studies that have been conducted on the subject, and the results are quite promising! The nutritional benefits of a whole foods plant based diet have been studied for their effects on the prevention, treatment and reversal of disease for years now by a number of different scientists and doctors....more

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Soup

I'd love to start this post off by first saying the following - another blizzard!? It's even named Neptune!...more