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…

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…

Stuffed Red Pepper

A vegetarian style stuffed pepper, which can be altered to your veggie (and meat) preferences! Benefit to this recipe, is using ingredients I always have on hand, but feel free to use whatever veggies you have. [yumprint-recipe id=’31’]

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…

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!…

Simple Spring Rolls

Treat your body to raw goodness with this simple avocado spring rolls recipe! This spring roll recipe is easy to whip together, if you’re ever in a rush to make something quick and easy; perfect for a  light lunch or snack. Feel free to use whatever veggies and sprouts you may have in your fridge,…

Indonesian Chicken Satay

Thought I’d switch things up by challenging myself in making something outside my comfort zone. This recipe is a tribute to a friend of mine, who’s mother introduced me to her traditional homemade Indonesian Chicken Satay. She offered to show me how to make her amazing recipe, however, she lives quite far, and I couldn’t…

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…

Glazed Carrots

Ever wonder what to do with carrots other than dip them in hummus or ranch? Try this Glazed Carrots recipe. The brown sugar coating adds a nice sweetness to the carrots, and it’s a nice way to eat carrots differently. These are even a hit with kids! sugar on carrots? ovi! [yumprint-recipe id=’40’] Photo credit…

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…