Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Ingredients 1 whole roasted red pepper (I roasted the peppers a day prior to using in recipe) 2 cups of artichokes 1 cup of cream cheese fresh basil 1 clove of garlic pinch of sea salt pepper to taste   Directions  Blend all ingredients in a high-powered blender...

How to Make Peach crumble – without sugar!

How to Make Peach crumble – without sugar!

Peaches are delicious. They are a fantastic summer fruit, high in vitamins A, C, E, K, B. They are an excellent source of antioxidants (which help to prevent free radical damage in our bodies) and are high in minerals potassium, iron,  and zinc. Peach crumble 4 cups...

How to Sprout Buckwheat Grouts?

How to Sprout Buckwheat Grouts?

Are there health benefits to sprouting? Of course there are.↓   Easier to digest…Legumes contain a sugar called oligosaccharide. Our bodies lack the enzyme needed to break down (A.K.A. digest) this sugar. As a result, when we eat legumes, during the digestive...

Sprouted Buckwheat anyone??

Sprouted Buckwheat anyone??

←Look at these beauties!!! It worked! I am so excited.  Look at these beautiful sprouts full of fibre, B vitamins, protein, magnesium, iron, and are gluten-free. Now what to do with them?         I  mixed the sprouted buckwheat with my some coconut...

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

This is a fantastic recipe year round. I like to make this recipe to use up any leftover produce. Ingredients 2 carrots – diced 2 gloves of garlic – minced 1 sweet potato – diced 2 scallions (green onions) – diced 1 cup of green beans – diced 2 cups of peas (either...

Quinoa Pesto Risotto

Quinoa Pesto Risotto

I love quinoa and I love pesto, so I thought – why not combine them? Pesto is a healthy sauce packed full of nutrients.  Pesto Ingredients ½ pine nuts ¼ fresh basil 3 cloves of garlic 3 cups of arugula 4 cups of spinach 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1/3 cup of vegetable broth ½...

Green Smoothie – what are the benefits?

Green Smoothie – what are the benefits?

Green smoothie – are there benefits to drinking one? I am hooked on my morning green smoothie (and so is my husband). My daughter (who is 3yrs old almost 4) loves the green smoothie and my son will take a sip (only because he thinks all of the NHL hockey players...

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

This is definitely a family favourite in my house! Butternut squash soup is easy to make and delicious. I am sure you have been told to “eat the rainbow”. The beautiful orange colour of this squash indicates the high amount of carotenoids (beta-carotene- which the...

Avocado and Hemp Seed Dressing

Avocado and Hemp Seed Dressing

This is a wonderful salad dressing full of nutrients and taste. It can be used as a dressing and also as a dip for fresh vegetables or crackers. Ingredients ½ avocado ¼ cup of hemp seeds ¼ cup of olive oil Juice of ½ a lemon ½ cup of water 2 green onions 2 tablespoons...

Roasted Eggplant Dip

Roasted Eggplant Dip

Looking for an alternative to mayonnaise? This can be used as a wonderful spread on sandwiches. It is creamy and delicious. We also use it as a dip for fresh vegetables. Ingredients 2 medium size eggplants – roasted and cleaned out of the skin 2 cloves of garlic...

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