Protein Rich Zucchini Noodle Lasagna with Cottage Cheese

When your roommate can’t have lentils, vegetarian sources of protein are limited. We have had more than our fair share of Summer Tofu Salad Bowl and Vegetable Packed Crustless Quiche with Feta but there are only so many egg and tofu dishes you can stomach in a week. So I turned to protein rich cottage cheese to help square out our vegetarian dinners ....more

Simple Vegetable Packed Crustless Quiche with Feta

Its summer! And the hen’s are a’layin and the zucchini is a’growin. Creative uses for zucchini have taken over my Pinterest news feed – ranging from stuffed, to zucchini chips, to zucchini noodles ....more

Healthy Chickpea Spread with Sundried Tomatoes

Hands down, the Middle East is one of my favourite regions in the world to visit. Sleeping on rooftops, shopping the magical bazaars, and the sampling the most amazing cuisine. Just as you are served a bread basket here at home, some creamy hummus and fresh pita is the Middle Eastern way of welcoming you to their restaurants ....more

Beet Apple and Kale Salad with Walnuts and Dill

As I grow older (and wiser), I can start to appreciate the presence of fruit in salads. When checking out your local veggie stand this spring, you can see that an April salad can showcase beets, kale and apples. Jazzed up with a little bit of fresh dill and a simple vinaigrette style dressing, that boring weeknight side salad just got a whole lot more interesting ....more

Seasonal Roasted Vegetable Bowl with Kale Pesto, Lentils and Barley

Ever thought about what’s in season in March? Well it’s definitely Spring here, the flowers are out in full force and the winter jackets have been put back into storage. But even though the cherry blossoms are in bloom, not much is being harvested from the veggie gardens ....more

Steel-Cut Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

Healthy alternative to pancakes! Good source of protein! Now that I have your attention, let me elaborate on my bold statements ....more

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing

Tomorrow is Valentines day and being the responsible Dietitian that I am, I am sharing my favourite super health raw chocolate brownie. If your looking for a non-Cadbury chocolaty treat for your special someone, I encourage you to give this one a try. Even the biggest of skeptics would be impressed – ohhh with the gooiness of the dates, the heartiness of the nuts ....more

Japanese Miso and Barley Soup with Edamame Beans

I think I was born in Japan in another life. For me, nothing compares to Japanese cuisine – always so light, healthy and tasty, and always an emphasis on seasonal eating. There is also the admirable focus on omega-3 rich sources such as seaweed and oily fish, as well as pickled vegetables and fermented soy products such as miso ....more

Alexa’s Skinny Popcorn Recipe

Hurray for popcorn! The guilt free, crunchy goodness that is oh-so-satisfying when paired with a good movie and an even better friend. My long time friend Alexa treated me to this concoction for my last Christmas gift, with the popcorn kernels in a cute mason jar and the toppings alongside to accompany them ....more

High Protein Cottage Cheese Omelette with Kale and Mushrooms

Another year done and dusted. No better time than now to reflect on what an amazing year it has been. Everywhere around us we see people becoming more conscious of the food we eat, and the effects it is having on our health and our planet ....more