Springtime Minestrone

Christ is Risen! This has become a recent favorite soup go-to of mine! Summer time is not usually a time one thinks of having a bowl of hot soup but this is simply delicious and not something to miss! It is very easy to make and the ingredients are in season that after making a…

Lemon Ginger Zinger

Christ is Risen! This is another summer drink that has become a recent favorite. To me it is like an upgrade to lemonade with its boost of health benefits from the ginger and coconut water. Not only is it refreshing from the coconut water but also great for the immune system. I like it on…

Raspberry Lemon Yerba Mate

Christ is Risen! I have recently decided to give coffee a break, yet again. It tastes so good and nice to have as part of my morning routine but I have noticed my anxiety levels going up more than usual so coffee has got to go! Yerba mate, along with matcha, is an alternative caffeine…

Cherry Tomato Topping

This is so easy to make! Add to pasta, on toast, or as a topping for grain bowls! The possibilities are endless! Makes 450 g (13 oz) Ingredients 275 g (9 1/2 oz) cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered if large 150 mL (5 fl oz) olive oil 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp sherry…

Avocado & Sweetcorn Salad

Short and sweet! This dish is light in texture and flavor that is easy to make, a one pot meal, can be made ahead of time, and healthyyyy! Bonus: gluten free (depending on the grain), sugar free and… great for those who have fussy diets and nutritional needs! It is especially refreshing on a hot…

What to Do with Beet Stems

Yesterday I made a couple of beet dishes from “Vegetables Illustrated” and they tasted absolutely AMAZING! I don’t like to throw food to waste if I know I can turn them into something tasty and healthy. There’s a guilt voice in my head that says, ” we can turn that into something”, which applies to…

Cookie Fat Bombs

Christ is risen! Looking for a snack that is easy to make, low in calories, high in protein, and can appeal to thsoe with allergies? Look no further! This is a low fuss, dessert-like snack that is great to make for fussy eaters, sugar craving toddlers, athletics in our family, nut (and sugar) sensitive family/friend…

Pistou sauce with grilled vegetables

Christ is risen! Grilling season is amongst us and that calls for fresh summer produce springing up and marinades. One of the things that excites me for the summer season is fresh herbs, especially basil and rosemary. I don’t usually travel during the summer so these herbs transport me to Italy by taste. This recipe…

Loukumi-Inspired Victoria Sponge Cake

Christ is risen! Victoria Sponge cake is one of my favorite cakes to make when hosting a large dinner and have little time to put together dessert that will be a showstopper for the crowd. All you have to do is make sure you have the ingredients on hand, and place the cake in the…