Taco Tuesday Just Got Even BETTER!

Want to see how to make these up close? We’re hosting a Date Night this Friday at 7:30 pm. Fresh flour, and corn tortillas, steak, shrimp, jackfruit and lentil and caulflower tacos, homeade salsa and guacamole and finished with lemon meringue pie. Includes margaritas, cervezas and sangria! Fun, chill and you’ll go home WELL Fed. These tacos are so delicious, …

Get Your Teens to Cook Dinner Tonight!

“My kids can’t boil water.” “My teens think ordering food from Uber Eats is making dinner.”“My kids think ketchup is a vegetable.” Have you heard complaints like this before? Millennials are entitled, unaware and woefully under-prepared for adulthood. Not if we help them! Teens can learn to cook and teens certainly can cook healthy, balanced meals for your family. They …

Delicious, Grill-Able Vegan Burgers

Sun is finally out! And if you haven’t already, time to finally fill that propane tank. While you’re at it, why don’t you grab a can of black beans, some brown rice and mix some truly delicious vegan burgers. The recipe calls for walnuts, black beans and brown rice as the base. But you can substitute! Try the recipe once, …

How Can a Vegan Diet Save Our Environment?

Canada’s Food Guide absolutely offers a healthier template to build our meals around. And by emphasizing including more plant-based proteins (vegan), it has introduced a healthier diet for Canadians and our environment.

Don’t Sweat It! Kid-Friendly Electrolyte Recipes

When it is this hot and humid, it’s essential to stay hydrated. Go to drinks like juice and treats like popsicles, and ice cream are great, but they are loaded with so much sugar. Same goes for Gatorade.

Fresh, Frosty Popsicles

When I was a kid, Popsicle Peet was my hero and Fudgicles, Creamsicles and Lime Popsicles were my jam. Actually, they still are. There are loads of really tasty, low sugar and healthy popsicles you can buy, but they are SO easy to make, why not give them a whirl. You need a blender, a Popsicle mold (or big ice …

Mango Black Bean Salad

My general rule is: if I make something, I want it to last at least a couple of days. Traditional leaf salads — while delicious, can easily get soggy and it’s not uncommon to have to chuck any leftovers. But not with black bean salad. It’s healthy, hearty has a great balance of flavours (sweet, salty, savoury and a little …

Fresh Spring Rolls

When it comes to entertaining, it’s essential to land on an item that can feed lots of different palates with not lots of extra work. Enter, the fresh spring roll. It’s gluten free. It can be easily modified for vegans or carnivores. It’s pretty and your kids can help you make them. Versatile, fresh, healthy and no need to turn …

Easy, Healthy, High-Protein Snacks!

If your kids are anything like mine, their go to, “healthy” snack is carbs. Thousands of orange goldfish have floated through our cupboards over the years. The key is healthy, high-protein, kid-friendly snacks. The problem with these, and any carb-heavy snack really, is that they satisfy your hunger for a short time and always leave you wanting more. As we …

Grab Your Shaker, Patio Season is HERE!

There is just something about a summer cocktail. Maybe it’s because we have long winters and short summers. Maybe it’s because there is so much delicious fresh fruit…which goes so well with cocktails. Or maybe it’s because the teachers are about to pass back the baton and our kids are about to tell us how BORED they are for the …