Charlotte Cake Recipe

This raspberry Charlotte Cake was my baby girls first birthday cake. She loved every part of it, the cake, the lady fingers and especially the raspberry mousse! This cake is as yummy as it is beautiful. Of course this is our version of the classic French Charlotte Russe cake. Everyone seems to take their own […]

SMOKY TEMPEH VEGETABLE AND RICE BOWL

Smoky tempeh with fresh vegetables and sprouts over rice and topped with an egg makes for a healthy, and delicious meal. No, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you: today’s recipe sounds like a healthy dish, looks like a healthy dish (and tastes fabulous), right smack in the middle of December, with Christmas hot on […]

creamy spinach sweet potato noodles with cashew sauce

Stop right there. Sweet potato noodles? CASHEW SAUCE? First of all, y-u-m. Secondly, it’s true. I’m going fake-vegan-rogue on you today. In terms of actual real life serious commitments, I’m not a vegan or a vegetarian. But I am a person who likes to try new things and sometimes I get lazy about cooking meat, […]

simple mushroom penne with walnut pesto

Some of you good people who are on this website right now are looking at this picture and just KNOWING. You’re knowing that you and me and those buttery-soaked mushrooms on pasta with a heaping spoonful of flavor-packed earthy-vibed walnut pesto – all of us, we just belong to each other. Kumbaya forever. Some of […]

Sage and Maple-Roasted Chickpeas with Crispy Kale and Sweet Potato Mash

Make sure your chickpeas and onions are tossed well with the olive oil/maple syrup/sage mixture before they go into the oven. This will help the chickpeas crisp and caramelize. Before you add the kale, the chickpeas should be a little crispy, and the onions should be soft. When you mix the kale in, the baking […]

BAKED PARMESAN CRISPS

Got 10 minutes? Make these gluten-free Baked Parmesan Crisps for an easy appetizer, snack or to top your soup or salad! I flavor mine with garlic powder and paprika, but they’re good plain too! I made snowflakes for Christmas in July! Just kidding. But aren’t these baked Parmesan crisps the cutest things ever? And, do […]

CREAMY LEMON PARMESAN CHICKEN (PICCATA)

The ultimate in gourmet comfort food with a twist. Dredging the chicken in finely grated parmesan cheese and adding parmesan and extra garlic into the creamy lemon sauce for added flavour, this Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken Piccata is out of this world. This Easter weekend, we served our creamy chicken over pasta, but a Piccata […]

Thai Cashew Chicken

I didn’t think they actually served Thai Cashew Chicken in Thailand. When we tumbled out of our hotel room in Chiang Mai at 10:45 p.m. in fervent search of dinner after a delayed flight, my stomach’s resolve to eat the first food we could find was outmatched only by my relentless determination to not, under […]

Healthy Stuffed Potato Skins

Sometimes potatoes get a bad rap in the health food industry. Actually, potatoes can be pretty darn nutritious when cooked the right way and enjoyed in moderation. They are packed with potassium and fiber and are naturally fat- and cholesterol-free. With that knowledge, you can enjoy our 5-Ingredient Healthy Stuffed Potato Skins sans guilt! We […]

Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins

It’s nice to see you, 2017! While last year will be tough to beat, I have a sneaking suspicion that the New Year is going to be quite the flavor-packed extravaganza. We have a whole host of new recipes and guides lined up for your eating and entertaining pleasure. And we’re kicking things off on […]