The BMI battle: Increasing rates of global childhood obesity can mean bigger battles in adulthood

Hi! It’s been a while. Ok, maybe a super long while. The last time that I posted, I’d just moved across the country, started a new job, and was learning to navigate a new city. Fast forward (almost) two years, and I’m still living in Vancouver, still working in Food Product Development, and still picnicking […]

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Caramelized Goat-cheese Flatbread

Hey Friends! It’s been a while since my last post, and that’s because it’s been one heck of a month – surprise: I’ve moved across the country! Wahoo! I recently accepted a super exciting position in my field (booya, go science!), and am now working in research and development at a cool vegan food company […]

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Spiced mango and lentil loaf

It’s the year of the pulses, and it’s time for the world to take legumes more seriously. My personal favourite, the lentil, may appear nondescript upon first glance. But just like a book or a person, you should never judge a lentil by its modest look: researchers think that there may be some serious superpowers hidden inside this little seed . At […]

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Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Happy Winter! The season is in full swing, and we’re bundling up here in the Great White North. Save for a few uncharacteristically warm days, February has been nippy and there’s been snow. Dressing warm is key for these winter months. In late January, as I was exploring the Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine festival and freezing my buns off, […]

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Just “Beet” It: An Earthy Recipe

  Roasted Beets with Cranberry Goat Cheese on Whole-wheat Pumpkin Seed Bread Pumpkin Seed Bread Preparation time required: Approx. 30 minutes Baking time: 15 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup organic or conventional pumpkin seeds, roasted 1 3/4 cups lukewarm water 1 tablespoon organic honey 2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast […]

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