Chickpea and Oats Burger

Now here is a healthy burger packed with veggies and nutrients. Avocado spread, grilled Red Bell Peppers and Zucchini, topped with Spinach… this Chickpea and Oats Burger is a vegetarian delight! This recipe came to mind as I was in the kitchen trying to figure out what to do with my ready-made chickpeas, (read Using…

Strawberry Blueberry Spinach Salad

One thing I love about warm weather is the light and tasty foods. The vibrant colors, and freshness of the produce … it just makes you feel good about your health, doesn’t it?! This is a really simple 4 ingredient salad, and I’ve created a tangy Grapefruit Chia Seed Salad Dressing, to lightly dress the…

Tuna Chickpea Salad

As we approach Spring, I get excited when it comes to colorful, vibrant foods – I know… what a food nerd! (lol) I quickly tossed up this salad for a quick and light lunch, using chickpeas and tuna that perfectly satisfied my hunger until my mid-day snack. If you are packing it as a lunch…

Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Salmon

Similar to my Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Fruit, the inspiration for this dish came from a photo I saw on Instagram from Fitga Fitness & Yoga. I’ve altered the ingredients, creating this wonderful light super healthy crepe, which can be topped with anything you like. Spelt Flour is easy on digestion, a good source…

Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Fruit

A recipe which I actually came across from a photo on Instagram from Fitga Fitness & Yoga, and thought – ‘that looks delicious!’ I’ve altered the ingredients, creating this wonderful light super healthy crepe, which can be topped with anything you like. Check out my alternate recipe Spelt Flour and Egg White Crepe with Salmon –…

Stuffed Chicken Breast

Chicken is the most versatile meat to cook with. You can grill it, fry it, bake it… so many endless recipes you can play around with! This stuffed chicken breast recipe uses simple ingredients and techniques that will have you whipping up this meal in a jiffy! Sides include sautéed garlicky broccolini and my Roasted Potatoes recipe…

Raw Apple Crumble

Baked Apple Crumble is great, but all those calories in the butter and sugar is over-kill! This is my rendition of a healthy version of Raw Apple Crumble, which can be eaten for breakfast, or a mid-day snack. It is super easy to make, and requires no appliances or any skill set – it honestly…

Homemade Raw Protein Bars

When Making the Switch to Organic, I was looking for snacks to substitute the junk food I would normally eat, and fill that hunger-pang when my tummy started to rumble. I went to the Women’s Show and spoke with the owner of Giddy YoYo, who introduced me to her product Spirulina Powder, and gave me…

Coconut Crusted Salmon with Mango Salsa

I remember having coconut crusted salmon while on vacation in Mexico and the flavors were delish! Sticking with this vacation inspired dish, I whipped up a quick mango salsa with ingredients I had on hand, and sauteed some garlic spinach, topping it off with pine nuts *yum* This meal is light and comfortably filling, with…

Post Work-out Smoothie

After working out, nourishing your body and muscles is important to avoid those aches and pains, and this is a great post work-out smoothie! Before Making the Switch to Organic, I drank protein powder smoothies, which as you can imagine, contained a whole lot of unnatural ingredients. This concoction was inspired by Fresh Restaurant, which…

Upside Down Pulled Beef Shepherd’s Pie

My partner absolutely LOVES shepherd’s pie, it was one of the dishes he enjoyed growing up. I remember during our earlier years, his mom came for a visit, and while I was prepping the food, she noticed the ingredients on the counter.  Her reaction was like “umm… what are we making here?!”  – funny and priceless!…

Simple Homemade Peanut Butter

Lately I found I’ve been eating a lot of peanut butter, and it’s strange as I was never really a peanut butter fan when I was a kid. Its really easy to make and doesn’t require many ingredients (mostly just time, if you are using raw peanuts). Even since, I’ve been making my own homemade…

Rice & Veggie Earth Bowl

I was introduced to this wonderful recipe during the Yoga Detox Retreat I attended. It’s one of those recipes that I took back home, and have been making at least twice a week. Enjoy this earth bowl for a light lunch (or dinner). [yumprint-recipe id=’41’]

Fruit Earth Bowl

This is great as a start to your day for breakfast, or a mid-day snack.  This fruit bowl is not only healthy, it’s super quick and easy to make. I was introduced to this wonderful recipe during the Yoga Detox Retreat I attended, and have been getting creative mixing different ingredients making these amazing bowls…