Recipes-Snacks

When you’re hungry on the go, try one of these!

Tropical Fruit Anyone?

My mother is from Indonesia and papaya was a staple in her diet along with many other tropical fruits. We can so easily get stuck in the rut of apples, pears, berries, etc. that it is nice to add a bit of a twist to the palate. When my kids were little and I took them... read more

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This delicious soup was perfect after snowshoeing in butt (honestly it was numb) freezing weather! I take no credit for this recipe, my gal pal Cory is responsible for it. 2 skinless chicken breasts, shredded 1/2 tsp. oil 1/2 tsp. garlic minced – 3 toes 1/4 tsp.... read more

Ho Ho Juice

There are many social events at this time of the year. It is inevitable that some cheat drinks and meals will be enjoyed and that is all good! However, if we want to feel a bit better from all the good times here is an easy drink that is made out of a few veggies... read more

For the Love of Kale…Chips!

Love a good snack and better yet, if it is nutritious! Kale is everywhere these days and for good reason. It is rich in vitamin C and K, beta carotene, calcium and has potent anti-cancer properties…yeah! Here is an easy recipe I hope you will try and make. If... read more

Nature’s Finest…Wheatgrass

Alrighty, let’s chat about the power of wheatgrass! Now, if this is something new to you, know that we do not chew it like a goat, no siree. Instead this incredible grass gets squeezed into a powerful juice that we can drink. It can be grown and harvested... read more

Chestnuts

Sorry but I could not resist! Doe Rae Me Fah So La Tee Doe!!! Ahem…Everybody… (This is my version of the Christmas Song or more commonly known as Chestnuts Roasting by an Open Fire) Chestnuuuuuts boiling on the gas stove Two dogs are nipping at my toes... read more

Holy Guacamole

Hola!!! This is a quick and easy dip that can be used with easy homemade tortilla chips or cut up raw veggies. 3 ripe avocados juice of 1/2 lime 1/2 diced onion 1/2 diced red pepper (optional) 1 tbsp chopped cilantro 1 clove minced garlic sea salt and pepper to taste... read more

Raw Apple and Raisin Cookies

Okie dokie!! These apple and raisin cookies are unique in that they were not baked but instead dehydrated to keep them high in enzymes and nutrients. Now, let me just say that this recipe like most was an experiment and if I would redo it I would use less raisins as... read more

Yummy Berry Bliss Smoothie

It is fun trying to be a food photographer! I like how this one turned out as the background is matchypoo with the smoothie…go figure!?! This is a quick recipe! You can vary the theme by using different fruit. 1 cup almond milk (see how you can make your own... read more

Marce Bars

Quick, easy snacks are imperative for me when I am on the go as my stomach starts grumbling every 3 hours looking for food. Hope these bars keep you fuelled whenever the need arises. 3 cups rolled organic oats 1 cup ground almond flour (can use the pulp from making... read more