6 healthy habits to get into before fall

We’re already more than halfway through summer.  Can you believe it?  There’s something about the warmer weather and lack of rigidity and structure in the summer that makes us feel relatively carefree.  Sometimes this means eating a little more than we would normally, or reaching for snacks we wouldn’t otherwise have eaten just because the time seems right (hello, ice cream sandwiches!)....more

Healthy vegetarian hot dog topping ideas

 Hot dogs will probably never be health food.  I’m cool with that.  But that doesn’t change the fact that you and I will in all likelihood have a hot dog (or two, or twelve) at some point this summer....more

9 Non-Lettuce Salads You'll Love for Summer

If there's one dish you can't go a day without during the warmer months, it's salad. The bright flavours, lightness and crunch make salads a natural choice for barbecues, picnics and al fresco dinners. ...more
This is so great! The lettuce is my least favorite part :) Can't wait to try these!more

Perfect summer soup: roasted yellow pepper & tomato

One of the best things about summer (or late spring, because it’s not even June yet) is the simple pleasures.  They’re all around you right now: a warm breeze on your face, the smell of green grass, longer days with plenty of sunshine....more

Curry spiced lentil burgers

During the summer, especially when grilling is involved, meat tends to take centre stage. Although I’m not vegetarian in the strict sense of the word, I love experimenting with plant-based recipes. One recipe I haven’t managed to nail down yet is a good veggie burger.The fact is, vegetarian burgers can be tricky to pull off. Measuring ingredients can be tedious, but when it comes to meatless burgers the wrong proportions can go horribly wrong. Think brittle or goopy or falling apart all over your grill. Not good!...more

Spicy maple baked tofu

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12 healthy food blogs I'm obsessed with (and you should be, too!)

Hey guys, guess what?  I have a secret!  Want to know what it is?  Ok, here goes…I’m addicted to reading food blogs.  Obsessed, actually.  I just love scrolling through beautiful food photos, bookmarking crave-worthy recipes and reading other bloggers’ thoughts and feelings about food and life....more

Spring party appetizer: Vegetable garden dip

I wasn’t planning on posting a new recipe today, but I made this vegetable garden dip for a spring potluck at work yesterday and couldn’t resist snapping a few photos!...more

Chicken and black bean tostadas

It’s official: tostada Tuesdays are now a thing in our house.  Next Tuesday also happens to be Cinco de Mayo!  How’s that for a coincidence?Cinco de Mayo isn’t as big a thing in Canada compared to the States (and Mexico, obviously), but it’s a fun excuse to cook up some Mexican-inspired eats. ...more

Curried egg salad

Can you think of anything less Easter-y than a fresh blanket of snow? Me neither! Yet here’s what it looks like outside my house RIGHT NOW: ...more