Lentils and Rice recipe

One of the meals that Mr. Science and I have taken to eating once a week or so is lentils and rice. It’s a dish that I used to make all the time when I was in university, especially when I had night classes. It’s super easy, it tastes delicious, it’s healthy and nutrition, it packs well, and it’s vegan! Here is the recipe: Cook brown rice according to package directions in one pot In another pot, cook lentils according …

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Banana Bread recipe (with pea flour!)

I was certain that life would become less crazy after our big local food launch, but apparently I was wrong. I’ve again been too busy for blogging! However, our launch went super well (CBC’s The National covered us and played our segment three days in a row!). If you want to learn more about the campaign I’ve been working on, click here. It’s super awesome and if you’re in Manitoba, you should sign up! The launch was for our big …

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The Real Green Smoothie

I’m a huge advocate of drinking green smoothies daily – especially after reading Victoria Boutenko’s Green for Life! I’ve read it a few times now over the past year or so and every time I read it I’m inspired to try new creations with green smoothies. For a long time now I’ve been drinking smoothies that consist of water, leafy greens, frozen bananas, chia seeds and vanilla vegan protein powder. It tastes fantastic and I feel nourished and as though …

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Recipe for beet tartare

The mother dear gave me two enormous beets about a week ago, that a client had given to her from her own garden. I didn’t know that beets could get so large! Since it was her birthday on Saturday (one week after mine – Happy Birthday mother dear!), I decided to make something fancy for dinner for her. It was the perfect opportunity to experiment with the glorious beets! The menu consisted of the following: Appetizer: Cheese with rice crackers …

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Healthy snack: zucchini chips

Zucchini chips are a really yummy, healthy treat for when you a) need your veggie fix, and b) are craving something salty and crunchy! Since I had a lot of zucchini in my house last week (remember the zucchini that was the size of a small child?), I made piles of zucchini chips out of them. Some chips were eaten at the fruit/vegetable preserving workshop that I hosted (visit the Fruit Share website to view the recap of the workshop!), …

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