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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Rhubarb crumble recipe

If you happen to have a rhubarb plant in your yard, this is a fantastic, nutritious way to use up all that rhubarb you harvested! It’s also a very simple and easy recipe to follow, and one which you can adapt according to what ingredients you have at your disposal. After a rhubarb harvest a …

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The boyfriend cooks: swoon-worthy stir fry

The boyfriend is, as I’ve mentioned before, an amazing cook – both for the simple and the gourmet meals. I don’t operate quite in the same way. Some background to this story: About a month ago I was at my friend Briars’s house, and we decided to make dinner. He’s just starting to learn about …

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Green smoothie recipes (all vegan, mostly raw)

Happy Mother’s Day weekend! I’m lucky this weekend and get to spend Friday evening, much of the day Saturday and much of the day Sunday with the mother dear. She’s been the provincial president of her women’s group, PEO, for the past year (and was on the provincial board for something like the past seven …

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What can I eat on a raw food diet?

This is the big question. If you’re going high-raw, mostly-vegan, gluten-free and organic, what can you eat? The short answer is leafy greens, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, spices. But there are many other ingredients which are in there too, such as cold-pressed oils, raw cacao powder, sprouts, nori and so on. The combinations of …

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The Great Peanut Butter Exhibition #10: Recipes and Winners!

The results are in! We received 28 recipes with an incredible variety for our theme of Things Are Heating Up, making this one of the biggest and greatest Peanut Butter Exhibitions yet! Me and my co-hosts from Peanut Butter Boy, Bran Appetit, and Baking and Boys took our time reviewing and rating these recipes, especially …

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