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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Zesty Zucchini Gazpacho

Today was a scorcher! This summer has started off sunny and hot, and I have to admit, I’ve been loving every minute of it! Keep it up, Mother Nature – you rule! These high temperatures have been ideal growing conditions for lots and lots of delicious (and nutritious!) veggies in the garden. Our humble little […]

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Happy Matcha Monday!

Happy Matcha Monday, friends! Today was a beautiful day and to celebrate, I made a Matcha smoothie. Not just any old Matcha smoothie, though –  this wasn’t your typical, run-of-the-mill smoothie. No sir (or madam)! Forget those sugar-loaded Matcha frappucinos from the coffee shops, this one is tastier, way healthier, and (OK, maybe I’m a […]

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The Secret Power of Khorasan

It’s been a busy few weeks, but they’ve been quite exciting, and some very cool things have been happening! I recently was given the opportunity to develop some sports nutrition smoothies for the Canadian Health Food Association, and it’s been a total blast learning about the food styling, photography, and all the behind-the-scenes efforts that […]

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Cocoa Crazy

I love chocolate. That’s a well known fact among my friends. There’s no doubt that if I had no self-control whatsoever, I would be eating chocolate at every meal, every single day . Luckily for cocoa lovers like myself, there are loads of healthy alternatives to a chocolate bar which will still help satisfy that craving. One of my favourite chocolate-inspired recipes […]

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Terrific Tomatoes

As a child, I used to hate tomatoes. Coming from a fruit and veggie lover, that seems absurd, doesn’t it? I wasn’t exactly a picky-eater, but I sure as heck did not want anything to do with tomatoes. They were too squishy, too seedy, too red – basically, anything and everything was wrong with them, […]

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