Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup

Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potato Soup

Fall is in the air. I can feel my body begging me to release and detox from the summer. Melt away the stressors it was presented with. Autumn is the perfect time to reset. One way I start feeling good in my body again, is when I nourish it with healthy whole foods, drink lots…
Grilled pineapple and chicken kabobs

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs

Aloha! Meet my Grilled Pineapple & Chicken Kabobs. As the lockdown orders ease up, I find myself day dreaming about all the beautiful places I want to travel to and all the local foods I can eat! Until then I will keep making yummy recipes like this one! This recipe is gluten free and dairy…
Healthy Baked Chicken Tenders

Healthy Baked Chicken Tenders

Are you a fan of Chicken Tenders? I know we are at our home. These savoury, finger licking good, Healthy Baked Chicken Tenders totally hit the spot! I love to eat a platter of finger foods with lots of dipping. It makes it fun for everyone and helps keep it a casual fun evening. You…
Spring Peas and Asparagus Risotto

Spring Pea & Asparagus Risotto

Say Hello to my Spring Pea and Asparagus Risotto. This dish is incredibly fresh, creamy and rich. The asparagus and peas add a lighter vegetarian option for Spring. Believe me, you will not even miss the meat in this recipe. What I love about this recipe is that it uses seasonal ingredients. Asparagus season is…
Peach Banana Muffins

Peach Banana Muffins

Rise and shine with my delightful Peach Banana Muffins. I was absolutely craving peaches this week and all I could find at the store was a giant box of them. I could not resist even though it had about 30 peaches in it. I decided to make these deliciously moist muffins. These are a play…
Spicy Cucumber Salad

Spicy Cucumber Salad

Are you looking for a super refreshing, crunchy and delicious salad? I know in the summer months this is exactly what I am craving to cool off. This is simple, fresh and easy to make. Why not try this Spicy Cucumber Salad! This is a Korean side dish that is an incredible balance of sweet,…

Creamy Lemon Chicken & Wild Rice Stew

Bright, creamy Lemon Chicken and Wild Rice Stew. ‘Tis the spring season after all. With the weather being pretty unpredictable in Canada, this light and savoury stew is a sure way to keep you feeling cozy and truly comforted especially on those rainy days. Just like Mama used to make. I’ve partnered with @floatingleaffoods to create this…
Savoury Baked Chicken Toastadas

Savoury Baked Chicken Tostada’s

Happy CINCO DE MAYO!! I mean a day to celebrate tacos is always a great day in my books. Cinco de Mayo is actually seen as a day to celebrate the culture, achievements, and experiences of Mexican heritage. On the day I couldn’t help but make these delicious Savoury Baked Chicken Tostada’s! Normally tostada’s are…
Grilled Halloumi and Peach salad

Grilled Halloumi & Peach Salad

Mother’s Day is this weekend and what better way to spoil your “Mom” than this gorgeous Grilled Halloumi & Peach Salad. This salad is incredibly fresh, easy to make and has the perfect combination of sweet from the peaches and salty from the halloumi cheese. Halloumi cheese is a semi-hard, un-ripened, brined cheese that can…

Baked Zucchini Fries

Exercise? Oh I thought you said extra fries! Well lucky for you, my Baked Zucchini Fries are healthy and you won’t even feel guilty while eating them. They are covered in gluten free bread crumbs ( or regular panko) and Parmesan for the perfect crisp! You can always leave the cheese out if you want…
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