Tag Archives: Nutrition

Pumpkin Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

The perfect way to welcome autumn! Soft and full of pumpkin pie flavour,  these thumbprint cookies are a festive upgrade to the classic variety. Like traditional thumbprint cookies, these are easy to come together and look oh-so pretty but instead of jam, they are topped with a pecan crunch. Plus, our version is packed with nutrients from the real pumpkin and the healthy fats...

Picky Eaters’ Dinner!

From when they start to eat, it's likley that your child is going to show signs of picky behavior at some point. We have learned that the best way to address dinner table drama is to not add fuel to the fire. Force feeding, berating our children's eating habits and adding tension to the mix will only serve to make matters worse. Having...

Kohlrabi with Tahini & Lemon Dressing

Kohlrabi what?! This was the first time I've cooked with this member of the cruciferous family. Mixed with a few other raw ingredients and topped with a sweet tahini and lemon dressing. This wins sexy salad of the week! The fresh, dairy-free, creamy dressing recipe is below.

     

Sweet Tahini & Lemon Dressing

  •  1 lemon juiced
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1/2 tbsp raw honey
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Water (about 1/8c...

Giving burgers a good rap

  Barbeque season is fast approaching!  Burgers get a bad rap but the truth is that small upgrades can take you from an unhealthy meal to one that is  super healthy and packed with delicious flavour.   Here  are some small upgrades to start with:
  • Go bunless, try a half bun, enjoy your burger in a lettuce wrap or trade in the white bun for a multigrain bun that's...

Chunky Monkey Oatmeal Bars

Reminiscent of a favourite ice cream flavour from childhood, these chunky monkeys  are moist, naturally sweetened and nutritious for the whole family. These oatmeal bars are high in fibre and the added nuts and flax seeds makes them a great source of protein and healthy fats. These bars are dairy-free and wheat-free and they make a helpful quick breakfast or snack option especially...