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Mango and Blackberry Salad with Ginger

Mango and Blackberry Salad with Ginger

I was in the mood for something really tasty and refreshing the other day and, glancing at the ingredients I had on hand, decided to make this mix of fruits and veggies to go with my homemade veggie smoothie and spelt-crusted pizza for lunch. At first I was going to slice the cucumber and radish … Continue reading

Flash-boiled Kale and Raspberries

Flash-boiled Kale and Raspberries

This is a snapshot of my quick lunch the other day – fresh juice, crispy vegetarian samosas, and a big bowl of kale prepared in a way I’ve felt inspired to try all summer. I wanted to lightly cook my kale and coat it in fresh raspberry – I had a feeling that the simplicity … Continue reading

Peach Pie

Peach Pie

It’s late summer and peach season is upon us! I love our local Ontario harvests. We are truly blessed with the variety of amazing produce we can grow here, even year-round indoors or in greenhouses! [For lessons on how to grow a variety of produce indoors, see my Sustainable Organic Gardening page here.] Every year … Continue reading

Fresh from the Garden: Pear & Walnut Salad

Fresh from the Garden: Pear & Walnut Salad

I never used to be a big fan of salads; that was probably because the only salads I’d ever been introduced to were the bagged mixed greens variety coated in your choice of bottled dressing. I really didn’t like any of those bottled dressings, and the typicalΒ bagged greens topped with not-so-fresh tomato and onion tasted … Continue reading

Springtime Salad

Springtime Salad

An easy, fast, and tasty salad, I served this at my Introduction to Meditation Workshop last weekend! Fresh ingredients combined with a simple homemade dressing made the perfect side for our meal of miso soup, falafels, and banana brownies. I chose four simple vegetables – some sweet, some spicy, some tangy – and added in … Continue reading

Banana Brownies

Banana Brownies

This is probably one of my best recipes yet. I love to watch friends and family gobble these down and ask for more! While delicious enough with its deep, decadent chocolate flavour, its the chewy, moist texture that really stands out about these brownies. Sugar-free,Β dairy-free, soy-free, and very low in added oils; its the addition … Continue reading