Recipe: Leftover Vegetable Latke

I like to use my leftover potatoes and vegetables in the morning. I make a really easy 5 minute dish that resembles a latke. It’s like a potato pancake meets an omelette. This version is gluten free and vegetarian but you can personalize your ‘latke’ with so many different additions like meat and other vegetables. This recipe is easy to follow and requires minimal preparation and kitchen skills.

Recipe: Mac N Cheese and Quinoa Bites

An easy and upgraded veggie loaded version of mac n cheese that you’ll love.

Simply add garlic and cauliflower to your mac n cheese and you’ve got a whole new spin on the orange creamy favorite.

Quinoa and broccoli bites are loaded with vegetables and cheese and are a great on the go snack or meal and work well as a side dish too.

This pasta recipe is a great meal for newbie cooks or kids to try too.

Recipe: Pea Pie Crust

I love pie crust but I hate making pastry. I love pie crust but store bought crusts give me heartburn. I want a healthy pie crust. The perfect solution for a quick, easy and healthy pie crust is made with peas! Try my dietitian approved pea pie crust.

Registered Dietitian Mark Tweets About Kendall Jenner, Poutine And Kids Cooking In School

I interviewed Ontario based Dietitian Mark to talk about what he thinks the barriers to healthy eating are. We had a lot we agreed on and we want to spend some time in the kitchen cooking with Gordon Ramsay.

Mark advocates for balance in the diet and thinks we should have a greater focus on teaching children more about nutrition in schools.
He also loves Montreal smoked meat topped poutine, now that’s a Dietitian you can trust!

Once a week I’ve been trying to do a unique interview style to keep my month long project exciting for myself and my readers. 

Mark talks to me about why the public is so confused about nutrition and what he thinks would make our population healthier. Kids cooking in school!

Make my low’ish carb lasagna tonight!

An easy recipe to follow for a professional tasting lasagna that doesn’t even have pasta in it.

You won’t miss lasagna noodles after you try this.

Serve it with homemade bruschetta.

In this recipe you’ll also find my secret pasta sauce recipe. The 2 tsp of sugar I add help take away some of the acidity from the tomatoes.

WTF is a nutrition buzzword

The latest on nutrition found here. Buzzwords are used on food labels to convince consumers that the food may be healthier than it really is. Read more for my thoughts

Flour free pancakes

A quick and easy healthy pancake recipe that is flourless and can be altered to be glutenfree. It’s fast, it’s easy and it tastes good, better yet it is a healthy pancake recipe too!
They are loaded with things that’ll keep you feeling full like fibre from the raspberries and protein from the oat bran and eggs.

Recipe: Bits and Bites

A cheerio and chex based bits and bites recipe for a sweet and savoury snack that hits the spot.

Info on how to make it gluten free is at the bottom of the post.

Recipe: Halloumi delight

Halloumi or hallumi is a semi soft cheese from Cyprus usually made with goat’s or sheep’s milk and occasionally cow’s milk. The melting point of halloumi cheese is much higher than many traditional cheeses like mozzarella or cheddar making it a great cheese to grill or fry to serve as an appetizer or side dish….

Recipe: Fresh air popped popcorn

With just a paper bag, microwave, and kernels you can make a healthy snack. Place 2 tbsp popcorn kernels into 1 paper bag. Microwave* for 90-120 seconds (or popcorn setting), shaking every 30 seconds. Put in a bowl and enjoy. I like to top with a little melted butter and Mexican seasoning. Try topping with…

Recipe: Oven roasted cilantro lime halibut

Try your hand at a professional looking yet relatively simple halibut dish. Cilantro and lime oven roasted halibut!

The light flavors of this fish dish are sure to please everyone at your next meatless monday dinner party.