Category Archives: kid-approved meals

Kid-approved meals moms will love to make!

Momma’s Minestrone

Warm, comforting and hearty. An Italian classic during the colder months. Minestrone is a thick soup of Italian origin made with vegetables, beans and often with the addition of pasta. Our version is as delicious as our Momma's, but we've omitted the grains to make it gluten-free and a little lighter, yet is still loaded up with nutrient-dense veggies and fibre-rich legumes, and is satisfyingly creamy from...

Quinoa & Turkey Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers are such a fun way to get the whole family to eat more nutrients at dinner time. The version we normally ate growing up were stuffed predominately with white rice and whatever ground meat was on hand, and then topped with cheese. Here we've lightened up the traditional version and jam-packed it with more nutrients and quality protein. Using quinoa instead of white rice adds more...

Cauliflower ‘Cream’ Sauce

Craving alert: Mac 'n' Cheese, Fettuccine Alfredo, pasta with Béchamel sauce...something starchy and something creamy. These cravings come on fast and hard. Do you resist, do you give in....or do you redefine it?! This is a creamy versatile sauce made of cauliflower that is completely Paleo, vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free. In this dish, whole and natural ingredients go a long way! We enjoyed this sauce...

Healthy ‘Fried’ Chicken

Do you ever really crave fried chicken? This usually goes two ways: give in (and then regret it) OR resist and then eventually give in! Well tonight I decided to indulge in my craving and lose the guilt. This is a full-flavour fried chicken without the fried, without the white flour dredge and without the milk soak. Completely gluten-free and dairy-free, this redefined fried...

Classic Chicken Soup

Soups are not only comforting,  but are a powerful way to boost hydration and reboot our body. Consuming part of our meals in liquid form, as in soups, will better prime our digestive and detoxification organs to work overtime so they can better metabolize our food and flush out toxins. But they needn't take all day to prepare and simmer. A...