Recipe – French Lentil Salad

  I hope everyone is having a wonderful long weekend! This weekend I made a big French Lentil Salad, which I kind of threw together. It turned out to be delicious and you could add anything you happen to have in the fridge. So, if you’re all barbecued out this weekend and feeling a little […]

Recipe – Pancake Perfection

On Valentines Day last week, I decided to make a breakfast treat for my one year old son and myself: pancakes. I made raspberry pancakes, to go with the red and pink Valentines Day theme, with the added bonus that the fruit would be enough of a sweetener for his little taste buds. Here’s my […]

Recipe – Spaghetti Squash "Pasta" Bake

This easy recipe is a great way of incorporating whatever produce you happen to have on hand. I basically load it with whatever veggies are in my crisper on any given day. Using spaghetti squash instead of pasta makes this a super healthy, plant-based dish, that’s filling without being high calorie. Especially if you feel […]

Best Snacks for Post Workout

Did you know that you should be refueling your body with a post workout snack within 30 minutes after you finish your workout, if you’ve been exercising at a moderate to high intensity for 45 minutes or longer? Even for early morning exercisers, you may find that by the time you get around to eating […]

Recipe: Delicious Pasta (with kale, pine nuts, bacon and parmesan)

This pasta is delicious. Here’s how delicious it is: I love garlic with all my heart and soul. I will put a clove of garlic in anything, just because garlic makes everything better. A friend of mine who is from Northern Italy told me that adding garlic is cheating and is the sign of a […]

Recipe: Lentil Soup

The weather’s getting chilly, and it feels like soup weather. Soup is one of the easiest meals to make, there are endless variations to try, and you can make a big batch and save some to freeze so you’ll always have a healthy meal on hand. This week I made some lentil soup, which was […]

Recipe – Hummus and Tabouleh Wrap

Lots of taste from herbs and vegies, good fat, protein, and whole grains – this wrap is a yummy lunch, and pre-making your own tabouleh gives you enough to use as a side dish or quick lunch or snack throughout the week. What’s tabouleh? It’s a Middle Eastern salad, most popular in Lebanon and Syria. […]