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42 Immune-Boosting Recipes E-Book…VEGAN!

42 Immune-Boosting Recipes E-Book…VEGAN!

Hi there.  These recipes were selected especially to help strengthen your immune system.  Delicious and nutrient dense, you’ll be building your immune system while enjoying precious time with your family cooking from scratch.  If you have questions, please contact me.  These recipes will be free to […]

42 Immune-Boosting Recipes E-Book

42 Immune-Boosting Recipes E-Book

Hi there! The recipes in this E-book were selected especially to help strengthen your immune system.  Delicious and nutrient dense, you’ll be building your immune system while enjoying precious time with your family cooking from scratch.  Any questions, please contact me.  This will be a free […]

Arugula and Macadamia Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Arugula and Macadamia Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Arugula and Macadamia Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette (The “No-Brainer” Brainy Salad) Nitric oxide doesn’t sound like something that should be good for us. You might be thinking it sounds pretty close to those nasty cancer-causing chemicals found in things like deli meat and bacon (nitrates). […]

Baked Black Cod with Sweet Miso Sauce

Baked Black Cod with Sweet Miso Sauce

Most of us have heard that salmon contains omega 3 oils–a very good thing for your body. Maybe less of us know the specific benefits but we eat it anyway believing in its mystical healthy powers.   If that’s all you ever know about it, […]

Grain-Free Grass-Fed Butter Cookies

Grain-Free Grass-Fed Butter Cookies

Ever since I found out my daughter had a mild sensitivity to dairy, butter has been literally off the table.  I felt really bad doing so because many times she’s remarked with a big smile on her face that butter is her favorite food.  And […]

Honey Miso Vinaigrette with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Honey Miso Vinaigrette with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Back in the nineties, I think I ate more salads for meals than anything else.  That seemed noble and ultra-health conscious at the time and I was supremely proud of myself to have such fortitude and vigilance in the face of university parties and family […]

Waldorf Kale Salad

Waldorf Kale Salad

641.5 is my happy place in the library (the Dewey Decimal stamp of all things cooking).   You can imagine my thrill when I came across a cookbook, The Wikaninnish Cookbook (641.5971 to be exact), straight from the place my husband and I spent our honeymoon!  […]

Brains and Brawn Salad (Kale, Spinach, Avocado and Eggs)

Brains and Brawn Salad (Kale, Spinach, Avocado and Eggs)

    If you’re a bit like me, when I eat a salad, I have this smug little look upon my face that says, “look at me, eating this salad and getting all healthy.”  Well that’s not exactly what I’d say but I do congratulate […]

Green Banana Coconut Cake

Green Banana Coconut Cake

Anytime I see a product or ingredient touted as having the power to improve sleep, I’m on it quicker than you can say “goodnight.” I’m featuring a few ingredients in this recipe that do just that.  I’ve subtitled this recipe “sleepy-time cake” even though it […]

Curry Soup

Curry Soup

As a worthwhile project this summer, I plan on creating lots of quick and easy recipes  that will make my life this fall a whole lot more enjoyable.  Why?  My daughter is going into grade three and I want to make her lunches so irresistible, […]