The Wake-Up Call Smoothie

Shrimp Etouffee

Shrimp EtouffeeSweet tender shrimp nestled in a decadent tomato sauce, this is classic Creole comfort food. ...more

Eye of Round Premium Roast Beef

Welcome Fall.It's been raining in Vancouver….finally? We've had beautiful weather until now, but the rain started.And I thought it was time to turn on the oven and prepare fragrant, comforting meals. I decided on roast beef. But, it's been so long since I last made a beef roast…I wasn't sure what to do. What type of beef cut to purchase, how to dress it, how long to cook it, etc.It turns out the grocery store just had the one cut of beef (eye of round). (And I didn't feel like a special trip to the butcher's)....more

Salmon in blackberry sauce

Grain Free Pumpkin Pie

Image Creator: Brandy Oswald, A Mindful Mantra...more

#TurnipforWhat? A Guide to Turnips

Michelle Obama gave one of the lowliest of veggies a place in the sun yesterday with an adorable Vine of herself holding a turnip and dancing to a healthy version of DJ Snake and rapper Lil Jon's "Turn Down for What." ...more
Turnips, nor their greens are appreciated nearly enough for their nutrition. I admit I was not ...more

You Can Never Go Wrong With Chocolate!

There was a plaque resting in the bookcase of a home we rented for a family vacation this summer. It really tickled me, and I took a photo so I would remember it. There was no picture on the plaque, just the words “Chocolate - it's not just for Breakfast anymore.” Doesn't that just sum up a wonderful philosophy? ...more

Touchdown Scoring Dips

Soy Milk Pudding with Orange Sauce

Hi everyone , first I gotta say that I love drinking soy milk so much. I don't know actually when was my first time that I drank soy milk but I always had it as my breakfast, sometimes as my dinner too. It is  easy to find a homemade one in Bangkok. But since I moved to Sweden I gotta buy soy milk in supermarket instead and the taste cannot compare with the homemade one....more

The Only Thanksgiving Recipe You'll Ever Need {trust}

When the holidays roll around, I forsake all my Paleo chia seed convictions, and just want to baste my whole body in butter. (It's also way easier to avoid hugs from unpleasant relatives if you’re dripping with grease.)One of my favourite recipes to unveil onto a Thanksgiving potluck table with a great flourish is something I lovingly call the Green Monster. It was born in the deep suburbs, in the kitchen of my paternal Grandmother, and I hope one day my daughter will gross her friends out with it too....more