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May 26, 2015by admin

I love greens and consider them the healthiest source of nutrients. The problem is a beautiful salad does not keep well overnight and can rarely be used as leftovers. Given our busy schedules, recipes that make good leftovers and can be used a few different ways are what I strive to achieve. Here is one […]

May 19, 2015by admin

Here is another way to enjoy the amazing properties of cabbage. 1 head of cabbage 3 tablespoons coconut oil Salt and Pepper to taste 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary and dill Sprinkle with turmeric Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.  Slice the cabbage aiming for ¼-1/2 inch slices. Oil a baking sheet with 1 tablespoon […]

April 1, 2015by admin

2 bananas ½ cup of dates ¼ cup of ground flaxseeds ¼ cup of cacao powder 1 tbsp of coconut oil 1 tsp of lemon juice ¼ tsp of sea salt 1/2 cup frozen berries Blend in food processor until smooth. Top with berries. This will last for 3 days in the fridge.

March 4, 2015by admin

Glorious Green Dressing 2 cloves garlic 2 Tbsp maple syrup 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 2 Tbsp organic lemon juice 1 cup baby spinach 1 tsp onion powder ¼ cup fresh dill ¼ cup fresh Italian parsley ½ cup olive oil ½ tsp sea salt In a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. Add a […]

February 16, 2015by admin

Vegelicious Chili 2  Tbsp  coconut  or grape seed oil 1  1/2  cups  chopped  yellow  onions 2  celery  stalks,  chopped 1 cup crimini mushrooms, sliced 1  cup  red  bell  pepper, chopped (try to use organic) 1  cup  of  carrots,  chopped 2  Tbsp  minced  garlic 2 medium  zucchini,  diced 2  Tbsp  chili  powder 1  Tbsp  ground  cumin 1 […]

December 3, 2014by admin

1 can organic chick peas, well drained 1/2 cup organic peanut butter or almond butter 1/2 cup organic Cuisine Camino Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips (Zehrs/Superstore sells these) 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract 2 tbsp pure maple syrup 2 tbsp cacao powder 1/4 cup organic shredded coconut Blend chick peas in food processor. Add peanut butter, […]

November 19, 2014by admin

When cold and flu season approaches, try making this soup to help boost your immune system. Ingredients 7 cups organic vegetable stock 1 cup red lentils (rinsed) 1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped and rinsed 2 medium sweet potatoes (unpeeled, cut in to 1/2″ cubes) 1 medium onion (chopped) 2 garlic cloves (minced) 1 1/2 tsp. […]

July 31, 2014by admin

You can use this dip with organic corn chips, raw veggies and rice crackers. 1 cup raw cashews (they are best if soaked for 2 hrs in advance but if you don’t have the time you skip this step) 1 can organic navy beans 2 organic red bell pepper (remember peppers are on the dirty […]

July 29, 2014by admin

Cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cauliflower help the liver detoxify and properly breakdown our hormones. It is this property that renders them helpful for preventing hormone related problems like PMS, fibroids and even breast cancer. 2 bunches broccoli 1/2 head cauliflower 1/4 cup finely sliced red onion 1/3 tahini 1/4 cup lime juice 1 tsp […]

May 8, 2014by admin

When it is hot out it is always nice to let the kids cool off with some ice cream, but who wants to give them all that sugar, artificial flavour and thickeners found in conventional products. Here is a nice, easy and healthy fat version of a summer treat. 2 cans coconut milk 3 Tbsp […]

May 8, 2014by admin

1 cup kale, de-stemmed 1 cup basil leaves 1/2 cup walnuts or raw sunflower seeds 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup nutritional yeast (to replace parmesan) 1/2 cup hemp seeds (aka hemp hearts) 1 tbsp. lemon zest (use organic) 1 tsp lemon juice Sea Salt and pepper to taste […]

May 8, 2014by admin

Sesame Oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 5 green onions, chopped 1 inch cube fresh ginger, peeled and grated ½ bunch thin asparagus, trimmed and cut diagonally into inch slices 1 cup raw cashews, coarsely chopped 4 big handfuls organic baby spinach 1 cup broccoli florets Grated zest and juice of 1 lime 2 tbsp. tamari […]

May 4, 2014by admin

2 cups brown lentils 5 cups water 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 cups spinach, finely shredded 1 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. finely grated lemon rind 2 cups organic vegetable stock (you can skip this and add 2 cups of water instead, making a […]

April 7, 2014by admin

Want to sneak some greens in your child’s diet?  Try this chocolate dessert bowl they can even have for breakfast. 3 cups fresh baby organic spinach 1 frozen banana 1 cup frozen blueberries ½ cup filtered water or almond, coconut or hemp milk ½ cup ice 1 tablespoon organic almond butter or organic almond butter […]

March 27, 2014by admin

Just Veggies Thai Noodle Bowl 3 large collards, chopped finely 1 cup cabbage, shredded 1 carrot, julienned 1 clove garlic 2 inch piece ginger, grated 4 Tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut 1 tsp toasted sesame oil Juice of 1 large lime Pinch cayenne, optional 2 tbsp tahini 2 cups water 1 tsp honey or maple syrup […]

March 20, 2014by admin

This dish is hot and spicy but it’s all raw and full of plant power. 1 cup soaked walnuts 1 cup carrots 1 medium Portabello mushroom 1/2 cup finely minced red bell pepper 1/3 cup finely minced red onion 1 finely minced jalapeno, without the seeds 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes, soaked (reserve 1 cup soak water) […]

March 2, 2014by admin

When trying to eat clean, some of your favourite recipes may seem unusable at first glance. My goal is to help you learn how to modify your delicious recipes and make them healthier and “cleanse” friendly. Eggs Potential problems:  Can trigger a variety of reactions, allergies, and other digestive complaints such as diarrhea in sensitive […]

February 17, 2014by admin

5 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered 2 cups chopped tomatoes 1 ¼ cup ground almonds 3 Tbsp ground flax seeds (soaked in a small bowl with 6 Tbsp water) 1 cup finely chopped Brussels sprouts 1 cup packed chopped dandelion or collard greens 1 cup finely chopped onions 2 cups, finely chopped broccoli 15 oz cooked […]

February 9, 2014by admin

These no bake delights are fast, easy and a great way to enjoy a sweet. 2 cups organic quick oats (you can also use the gluten free variety) 1 cup organic shredded coconut 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips 2-3 tbsp pure maple syrup (depends how sweet you like it) 🙂 2 tbsp sunflower seed butter […]

February 5, 2014by admin

This soup will warm you up and fill you up. It’s packed with protein and good fat. Serves 6 1 cup  yellow split peas 1 cup red split lentils (masoor dal) 7 cups / 1.6 liters water 1 medium carrot, cut into 1/2-inch dice 2 tablespoons fresh peeled and minced ginger 2 tablespoons curry powder […]

November 8, 2011by admin

1 cup cauliflower 2 tsp olive oil 2 cups cooked white beans or 1 can (19 0z) rinsed and drained ¼ cup water 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp tahini 1 tsp sea salt and ¼ tsp black pepper Boil cauliflower for 15 minutes or until soft. Drain. In a bowl, mash cauliflower with oil. […]

August 9, 2011by admin

1 small watermelon, seeded and diced 1 small cantaloupe, seeded and diced 1 pint of cherry tomatoes, halved 1 bunch of arugula, washed and finely chopped 1 small red onion, minced 1 small jalapeno, seeded and minced 2 Tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped 2 Tbsp fresh basil, finely chopped 1 lime, juiced Sea salt, to […]

June 13, 2011by admin

This is a great alternative to peanut butter for those with allergies. 2 cups of raw unsalted sunflower seeds, ground (use a coffee grinder or food processor) 1 tsp of pure vanilla extract 1/3 cup of maple syrup 1 tbsp of fresh lemon juice 3 pinches of sea salt Optional: 2 tbsp of cacao powder […]

May 5, 2011by admin

Lentil Loaf 2 cans lentils 6 cloves garlic 1 cup steel cut oats 2 small onion, chopped ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped 1 tbsp dried or fresh rosemary ½ tsp cumin 1 tbsp Bragg’s Soy Sauce 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard 2 tbsp Frank’s Red Hot sauce (optional) 1 cup walnuts, chopped 4 tbsp ground flaxseeds […]

February 12, 2011by admin

Fight the cold  (the weather and the virus) with this smoothie! 1 cup organic frozen berries 2 cups fresh spinach 2 tbsp of hemp seeds 2 cups water 1/4 inch ginger-root, or to taste (I will usually grate mine into the blender first.) Ginger enhances natural resistance for cold and flu and it reduces inflammation. […]

February 2, 2011by admin

1 cup of sunflower seeds, soaked 1 hour 1 cup zucchini, peeled and chopped 1 cup organic baby spinach 1/2 cup flat parsley 2 cloves garlic ½ cup tahini ¼ cup fresh lime or lemon juice 1/3 cup water ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tsp sea salt or Herbamare Mix in food processor […]

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