Tag Archives: healthy

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian wedding soup - redefined! Made with whole ingredients, this paleo-friendly soup is super healthy and delicious! Remember that soups are not only comforting,  they are also a powerful way to boost hydration and naturally detox our body. Yes autumn, let's bring on the soup!


Italian Wedding Soup

Classic Italian Tomato Sauce

Can you make pizza night healthier? Yes! But I've learned this the hard way. It's about portioning and the quality of ingredients. When the family craves pizza on a week day, we round up some whole grain pitas and our favourite toppings. No one ends up eating too much and we all get to customize our favourite combos. The trick is to keep things simple...

Zucchini Pasta

An Italian pasta dish....without the pasta!? Healthy doesn't have to mean bland and pasta dishes don't have to mean a heavy carb load! Cherry tomatoes, garlic, black olives, chillies, fresh basil are always a good start to a fresh pasta dish. This time I sautéed zucchini spirals and tossed it all together....

Momma’s Minestrone Soup

mmmm...Momma's creamy minestrone (...and by 'momma', I'm referring to me of course!). This hearty dish gets its creaminess from simmered zucchini, potatoes and kidney beans. Nutritious and delicious!


Momma's Minestrone soup

2-3 cloves of garlic
1/2 onion, diced
1 zucchini, sliced
1 carrot, sliced
Saute these ingredients in 2-4 tbsp of olive oil in a large soup pot for...

Black Bean Dip

Dips are the best way to enjoy ton a of raw fresh veggies. And not all dips are created equally! This bean dip is fresh, packed with fibre and raw nutrients and the best part? It is super quick to whip up.


Black Bean Dip

1c cooked (or canned) kidney or black beans, rinsed 1 lime, juiced 1 clove garlic 1/4 c olive oil 1/8 tsp cumin Sea salt A handful of fresh chopped...