Turkey, squash and apple chili

Turkey, squash and apple chili

I don’t take out the crock pot a whole lot in the warmer months. I’m not sure why since it’s so convenient. And Sundays are especially great for crock pot dinners. We often take the weekend to get chores done and prep for the week so often the last thing I feel like...
Turkey apple burgers

Turkey apple burgers

Maybe it’s just me, but when I think of burgers, I think of summer time and BBQing. It’s not like I only eat burgers in the summer but that’s usually were my mind goes. Luckily though there are no outdoor temperature requirement for burgers. And if...
Pumpkin oatmeal

Pumpkin oatmeal

If you have been following my recipes for a while, you may remember me saying I am not a huge fan of oatmeal texture. Maybe I just ate way too much in my first pregnancy, but it’s been touch and go for us since then! The thing is, I still force myself to eat it...
Portobello mushroom egg cups

Portobello mushroom egg cups

Is this a twist on an egg cup? Or a twist on a stuffed mushroom? I don’t know but I can promise you it will taste the same either way! For those of you that know me, you are probably wondering why I am sharing a mushroom recipe. Because no, I don’t...
Peach and tomato gazpacho

Peach and tomato gazpacho

My husband always jokes that he doesn’t understand people who drink Caesar’s. It’s like a cold tomato soup and that makes no sense to him. So when I told him we were having gazpacho – which is a cold soup – for dinner last week, he...
Apple and leek stuffed pork

Apple and leek stuffed pork

This summer has been such an odd one. I’ve only lived in Edmonton for a few years but I can’t recall ever seeing this much rain! But I am really enjoying how lush and green everything is. It must be what it’s like to live in Vancouver haha. We have finally been...
Summer salad rolls

Summer salad rolls

I love salads! I could eat one everyday. In fact I think I do on most days. But I can see why some people aren’t too fond since they can be a little boring. So for all my salad haters out there, this one is for you! I give you 3 different versions of a salad roll....
Cajun Mahi Mahi with Peach salsa

Cajun Mahi Mahi with Peach salsa

Sometimes all you need is a quick an easy dinner. And quick and easy shouldn’t mean out of a box or a can! There are lots of super nutritious quick meals and this one is totally one of them! I love fish as a protein because it’s super lean. I find in the summer I...
Parsley pesto chicken skewers

Parsley pesto chicken skewers

I wouldn’t come out and say I have a green thumb but I’ve learned over the years how to grow a decent vegetable garden. What I can’t seem the manage though is a herb garden. I’ve attempted a variety of different herbs in a few different ways but every time I end up...
Cauliflower spinach smoothie 

Cauliflower spinach smoothie 

Don’t get me wrong, I love veggies! But some days it seems to be harder to get them in then others. On those days, I’m glad you can’t pretty much hide just about anything in a smoothie if the combination of ingredients is just right. Speaking of smoothies and...
Roasted beets and goat cheese salad

Roasted beets and goat cheese salad

It almost here!! In a few days we can officially say summer in here. And what goes better with summer then salad and a patio? It’s totally convenient how our bodies naturally crave cooler foods in the summer. But that doesn’t mean you can’t include some roasted...
Thai coconut curry soup 

Thai coconut curry soup 

Soups are a huge favorite in this house. Well mostly with me but as long as there’s meat in them my husband will go along. Until this recipe came along! He really loves this one and so do I. This soup most definitely has a bit of a kick that is complemented so well by...
Homemade BBQ sauce

Homemade BBQ sauce

The trees are finally starting to turn green which means spring is well underway. Although we tend to use the BBQ even in the winter at our house, the summer is usually synonym of grilling more often. And what’s a good cook out if you don’t have to right condiments?!...
Blueberry breakfast bars

Blueberry breakfast bars

I used to love grocery shopping. Well don’t get me wrong, I still do but the logistic of getting all the food in the cart with the car seat in there gives me a headache. And this winter was a cold one so if I could avoid getting out of the car and into the -20 weather...
Fish tacos with pineapple salsa

Fish tacos with pineapple salsa

Finally! The sun is shinning and the snow is melting! It may still be a tad early to say that summer is coming but these warmer temperatures sure have me excited and thinking about all these mouth watering summery dishes. And it’s never too early to make it feel like...
Roasted cauliflower curry

Roasted cauliflower curry

I don’t know about you but I tend to be a visual eater first. I mean, what better feeling than eating a plate full of vibrant colors. It just makes me feel like by eating the rainbow I’m getting the most out of my food nutrition wise. And while that may be true,...
Berry-lime Chia Jam

Berry-lime Chia Jam

Not too long ago I started making my own yogurt. I’ve been trying to include more homemade foods to our fridge and pantry, and yogurt seemed like an easy enough addition to my repertoire! Making plain yogurt is actually pretty simple and it taste delicious, but...
Vegetable Miso Soup

Vegetable Miso Soup

We’ve talked about the benefits of probiotics for immunity before but did you know they can benefit your body through pregnancy also? Studies have shown a few benefits of including probiotics in your diet when you are pregnant. Besides the fact that it could...
Walnut crusted salmon

Walnut crusted salmon

You may not be aware but March is Endometriosis Awareness month. For this occasion, I thought I would share a recipe that is endometriosis friendly, but first; what is Endometriosis? It is a disorder that unfortunately affects an estimated 176 million women...
Salmon pizza

Salmon pizza

Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza but ever wish pizza was good for you? What if I was to tell you it can be! That’s right, you heard me. Pizza can be super nourishing. It’s all about the ingredients you choose. And a prime example is this salmon...
Carrot, ginger and turmeric soup

Carrot, ginger and turmeric soup

Winter is just the perfect time for soup! This one is especially warm and comforting. Exactly what a soup should be! Sweet from the carrots with a little kick from the ginger, this soup also has amazing health benefits. Turmeric is quite the ingredient! It is known to...
Grapefruits and greens

Grapefruits and greens

Yesterday’s blog post was all about the benefits of antioxidants for the flu season which is upon us, but also for fertility support. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out already, you can here. Like I promised, here’s an easy recipe to include...
Flax Balls

Flax Balls

Anyone that’s ever been to my house and looked in the fridge has seen the big Tupperware full of these delicious snacks! They are definitely a staple in our house for a few reasons but mostly because they are delightful. Luckily, they also have a few benefits,...