Health Begins in the Kitchen

Breakfast

Quinoa, Flax and Chia Porridge

Quinoa, Flax and Chia Porridge

I bet you’re feeling lucky today to have run across a recipe that contains three powerhouse fiber seeds that will bring regularity to your day?  You may have heard from various online sources or even your medical doctor that you need to increase your fiber […]

Banana Spice Paleo Pancakes

Banana Spice Paleo Pancakes

My usual morning fare, a smoothie, is pretty much as exciting as I am in the morning.  I’ve got my favorite well-researched, nutrient-packed, sometimes-chalky, vegan protein blend that’s oh so excitingly paired with a greens blend.  Yes, every cell in my body loves me in […]

Banana Zucchini Muffins

Banana Zucchini Muffins

Dear Coco, Okay my little Coco bean.  I’ve got a very cool muffin recipe for you.  Did I ever tell you what a sucker I am for muffins?  It started my first year of university.  And in case I don’t tell you a million times […]

Lime in the Coconut Muffins

Lime in the Coconut Muffins

It’s sort of a dreary day here in Kelowna so I needed something to lift my spirits a bit.  Short of getting on a plane and heading to Mexico or Cuba I was in serious need of a happy-go-lucky snack—and the usual chocolate chip banana […]

Turkey Breakfast Patties

Turkey Breakfast Patties

Breakfast can be a challenge for those wanting to follow a Paleo diet.  Maybe they grew up eating a sugary cereal for breakfast and they find it hard to break a comforting habit.  Yes, I’m talking about myself.  I still struggle with finding a satisfying […]

Cauli “Rice” Pudding

Cauli “Rice” Pudding

I was lucky to have two sets of grandparents around while I grew up on our farm in Southern Alberta.  The ones that lived on the farm with us were named “Grandma and Grandpa Farm” and it’s not a big stretch to understand that the […]

Super Seed Granola

Super Seed Granola

Finally a cereal any mom could be proud to give her child.  I’ve scoured the recipe books and I’ve come up with an excellent high fiber and protein morning alternative to high carb cereals.  Loaded with seeds and heart-healthy oats, it’s great to send to […]

Paleo Bread…Yes, It’s True!

Paleo Bread…Yes, It’s True!

Even though I’ve been gluten-free for years and have reaped the many benefits by cutting out the gut-damaging molecule, I still like a comforting ol’ piece of toast now and again.  But I’m not a big fan of the store-bought loaves since they happen to […]

Cacao Pow Smoothie

Cacao Pow Smoothie

How could you not be excited when I tell you that Cacao is extra healthy for a body. We’re all on board for this superfood. However, there’s a few things you need to know about forms of chocolate before you go raiding your kids Halloween […]