• Best Fall Salad
  • Walnut Mushroom Veggie Burgers
  • Best Vegetarian Chili
  • Strawberry Crumble Parfait
  • Peanut Satay Power Bowl

Best Fall Salad


This is going to sound like a super cliche dietitian comment, but there is just something about the combination of roasted SQUASH & KALE that I adore. As its’ name suggests, this particular squash is very delicate, sweet and tender.  Enter the unique and fabulous DELICATA SQUASH!!! Sadly it doesn’t stick around for too long…

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Walnut Mushroom Veggie Burgers


When my husband gives the green light to a veggie burger, I know its worth sharing! The original inspiration for this burger came from one of my favourite cookbooks “It All Begins With Food”, by Leah Garrad-Cole, the founder of Love Child Organics. The original recipe was made with cashews – also a delicious substitute…

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Best Vegetarian Chili


This is truly the ONLY vegetarian chili recipe that you’ll need! Chili is a GO-TO for our family year round. One-pot meals like this are great for batch cooking and make for delicious leftovers (AKA. “plan-overs”). This is perhaps the MOST made recipe in our house. I started making this recipe in my early university…

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Strawberry Crumble Parfait


Just like every closet should have a little black dress, every fridge should have California strawberries; which happen to be in peak season and readily available right now (and when local strawberries are off-season!). California strawberries [#AD] are your MUST-HAVE food fashion accessory. Dress them up or leave them au natural – think fancy desserts,…

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Peanut Satay Power Bowl


Power Bowls. Buddha Bowls. Macro Bowls. These meal-sized “bowls” have different names, but ultimately provide a similar experience. These type of meals are completely adaptable to different food preferences and allow for plenty of COLOUR (my fave ;)). This peanut satay power bowl is beyond delish. May I say that it’s one of THE BEST…

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Top Tips for Family Meals


Family Meals Can be STRESSFUL!!! I can’t guarantee that you’re kids will eat what you serve them, but I hope a few of these tips will help you have a little more fun in the kitchen and ease some of the tension. 1. Include your KIDS. Getting the whole family involved reduces your stress and…

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Tuna Melts


A classic that can be made many different ways! When you’re in a pinch and you want something comforting and delicious in less than 10 minutes, keep this one as a go-to. I won’t judge if you add a little ketchup on top 😉

Yogurt Ranch Dip


There is something about homemade dips that taste SO GOOD! This yogurt ranch dip is super simple and will keep in the fridge for a few weeks. Here’s what you need:

Chocolate Coconut Energy Balls

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Chocolate Coconut Energy Balls   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Total time 15 mins   School safe, nut-free snack option that the whole family will love. You’d never guess that the main ingredient in these are black beans! Fudgy. Chocolatey. Creamy. Decadent. Author: Crystal Recipe type: Snack Serves: 24 balls Ingredients black beans, 1…

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Fish and Chips!


Who else loves a good plate of fish and chips? It might be my English heritage, but there is something so comforting and somewhat nostalgic about this pairing. I grew up in Richmond, BC with Steveston Village being the epicentre for classic fish and chips. As DELICIOUS as fish and chip dishes are, they are…

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