How to Make a Breakfast Bowl

When it comes to breakfast bowls, they are incredibly easy to make when wanting to eat healthier and on a time-crunch. Here I will touch on the more sweeter version of the breakfast bowl, and introduce more savory bowl options in another post.

Raw Choco-nana Split

Here’s a yummy banana split for ya, and it’s healthier than the traditional banana splits! This recipe is an immediate fix for any sweet tooth.  Plus it’s made with raw brownie pieces – yum!!! This raw choco-nana split, literally takes minutes to make, with no baking or cooking required. Sub the raw “ice cream” with an…

Superfood Salad

I’m sure you’ve seen those bagged kale salads at a grocery store, and kudos to the companies making it convenient in dumping their package of superfood into a bowl, but it’s still bagged salad *poo* Of course, I read the ingredients, picked up fresh produce to make at home, and skipped out on their poppyseed…

Raw Taco Salad

This is a lil treat for my vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free foodies. This Raw Taco Salad Recipe with Walnut Taco Meat and Cashew Sour Cream was inspired by a recipe on EatingVibrantly.com I’ve altered the ingredients giving this recipe a 2gurly4u twist, and it is by far a super easy salad you can prepare and pack…

Protein Bowl

If you are like me, I’d rather eat a tasty meal, than drink a protein shake after working out, and prepping an easy post-work out meal will save you time on feeding that post-workout hunger pang. Even if you are just looking for a clean way to eat, and upping your protein intake, this protein bowl…

How to Make Basic Tomato Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes

As Labour Day weekend passed, I was reminded of my family making homemade tomato sauce, and suddenly craved a bowl of pasta. Reminiscing on how my family would buy bushels of tomatoes, fill the laundry basin with water to wash and clean them, then in an obnoxiously large pot, cook the tomatoes over a cast…

Tuna Stuffed Avocado

This is from a late lunch I whipped up in a matter of minutes – pretty convenient when you are limited for time and need something healthy to eat! I was surprisingly full, half way through, but that didn’t stop me from finishing! With a can of Tuna, mixed with raw veggies and seasoned with…

Dairy-Free Whipped Cream

Who doesn’t like whipped cream? Now imagine eating a healthy alternative to whipped cream *yum* I first introduced this simple concoction of whipped coconut milk as a topping from my recipe for Organic Vanilla Cupcakes, and now I use it on anything and everything! From using it as a dip as shown in the photo…

Antioxidant Breakfast Bowl

Breakfast bowls are AMAZING to start your day, or to have as a mid-day or evening snack. I start my day with a breakfast bowl, as it is packed with nutrients, vitamins and minerals to nourish my body after a good nights sleep. Adding antioxidant foods, is an added bonus for your healthy in offsetting…

Chicken Pomegranate Salad

One thing I love most is creating a dish from whatever I have on hand, and this Chicken Pomegranate Salad was born. It’s the best way to consume the food you have, and you can come up with some pretty interesting recipes. The easiest thing about creating a salad is combining your favorite ingredients, and finishing…

Quinoa Avocado Salad

When it comes to creating healthy salads, there is truly an unlimited supply of creativity when it comes to combining ingredients and flavors. During the summer, I’ve been making salads not just to accompany a main dish, but to be my main dish. Quinoa is so versatile, whether used as a breakfast dish, warm or…

Deconstructed Grilled Chicken Salad

This deconstructed grilled chicken salad is an easy peasy salad to prepare and is super tasty too. I pan fried the chick breast on a grill pan on the stove top.  Seasoned with a bit of extra virgin olive oil, and salt and pepper. This salad consists of: Grilled Chicken Breast Baby Spinach Leaves Hard Boiled…

Brown Sugar and Vanilla Quinoa

If there is one thing I enjoy the most, is a good nutritious breakfast bowl – and it doesn’t even have to be breakfast to enjoy. Get creative and mix it up by using your favorite Seeds/Grains/Yogurt as a base, topped off with your favorite fruits, nuts, seeds… the options are endless! If you like…

Hummus with a twist

Here’s a sure way to give the traditional hummus recipe a twist! I love hummus, don’t get me wrong.  It’s great as a dip, spread, or topping, but I thought I’d give the ol’ hummus recipe a twist with a variation of flavors that are healthy and delicious! I’ve come up with the following delicious…

Avocado Tzatziki Dip

If you love avocado, I am about to share with you the yummiest avocado dip you will ever taste! I love Greek food, and I especially loved tzatziki sauce. Cutting down on dairy, I am always coming up with ways to substitute certain food items or use alternatives. This recipe came to mind while grabbing…

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…

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…

Roasted Potatoes

Who doesn’t love potatoes right? Well, I think I’ve mastered my potato-making variations, and these roasted potatoes are among my favorite as a side dish. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside – so tasty! Season them any which way you like, depending on your meal. I usually play around with dried herbs…

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…

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…

Don’t like Brussels Sprouts? Try this!

Brussels sprout, either you love them or you hate them. Growing up, I always had them boiled/steamed with a salt and butter, so I can image the turn off many of us have from the bland cabbage taste. Even up until now, I’ve always thought it was “brussel sprouts” (lol) we learn something new everyday!…

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!…

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…