Not Yo’Mamma’s Brussel Sprouts

I used to hate eating brussel sprouts growing up. I remember my mother boiling these suckers, and serving them blanched with nothing but a bit of salt or butter. BLEH! ...

Decadent Chocolate Pudding (dairy free / sugar free)

Just like the title says, free from dairy and sugar, this is a guilt free clean nutritious dessert. Its a great way to get in your healthy fats and fruits ...

Kale with Leeks, Coconut and Roasted Seeds

  I LOVE KALE! I mean, I love KALE so much that if I were a veggie I would marry it :). I eat it every day, I juice it, ...

Delicious Recipes

For the Love of Sprouts

 I’m a certified sprout-chicky! I started sprouting when I first became a vegetarian back in 2010 ( has it been that long?). What blew me away about  the research I did on sprouts is how nutritionally powerful these babies are to ones health and well being and how unbelievably cheap they are to produce at […]

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Not Yo’Mamma’s Brussel Sprouts

I used to hate eating brussel sprouts growing up. I remember my mother boiling these suckers, and serving them blanched with nothing but a bit of salt or butter. BLEH! To be quite honest I didn’t believe there was a way to make these amazing nutritional powerhouses tasty. Of course, as time went on, and […]

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Decadent Chocolate Pudding (dairy free / sugar free)

Just like the title says, free from dairy and sugar, this is a guilt free clean nutritious dessert. Its a great way to get in your healthy fats and fruits and a wonderful way to beat those nasty sugar and snack cravings. No one will ever guess the ingredients either, if you have finicky children […]

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Kale with Leeks, Coconut and Roasted Seeds

  I LOVE KALE! I mean, I love KALE so much that if I were a veggie I would marry it :). I eat it every day, I juice it, slaw it, chip it, shred it, you name it, if it can be done I find a way to do it. It definitely ranks at […]

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The Emperor’s Rice and Beans

The Emperor’s Rice, Forbidden Rice, or Chinese Black Rice whichever way you call it is by far my favorite of all the rice variants out there. It is similar to a sticky rice, chewy in texture, nutty in flavour and full of vitamins and minerals. It was believed by the Emperors and Royal Families  in […]

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2 Ingredient Banana Ice Cream

I am not a sweet or dessert person by any means, my motivation for this recipe was my son. He loves dessert but he hates his fruits and veggies!! I’m always looking for ways to disguise them (insert evil laugh here) in order to ensure he’s getting in plenty throughout the day. This recipe is […]

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Super Foodie Pantry Staples

My philosophy with respect to food is quite simple: NOURISHMENT. Our bodies need and desire nutrients to perform the basic daily functions of life. It signals us when it requires nutrients with that hunger senstation, often times mistaken as a “craving” for junk. Cravings are merely a way for our bodies to tell  us “hey you! […]

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Voodle Pad Thai

Three cheers to this amazingly delicious gluten free Voodle Pad Thai. I whipped this up in the kitchen the other day. My friend who is paleo made a version similar to this with zucchini and meat so I wanted to give it a go and make my own vegan, gluten free friendly version. I opted […]

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Food Additives – Always Read Your Labels

Ever read a label and think “what the heck is that?” me too! I decided to make up a list of some common food additives and how they are used in our foods today. Pretty scary gunk! Acacia (Arabic gum): A natural gum thickening agent used to inhibit sugar crystallization in candies and confections. Other […]

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Sautéed Skillet Mushrooms

So simple, yet possibly one of the most important meals I eat almost daily as a non-dairy vegetarian athlete. Why? because Mushrooms (crimini) contain a fatty acid that is usually only found in meat, cheese and milk, CLA Conjugated Linoleic Acid as well, 1 cup of crimini mushrooms contain 50% of your RDI of selenium, very […]

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