month : 07/2016 8 results
  • Kickstart Espresso-Chocolate Banana Bread

      The first time I made this recipe, I brought it camping for everyone to try. It turned into our favourite camping breakfast.
  • Balsamic-Beet Quinoa Salad with Basil

      I honestly make this salad at least twice a week. It's so easy and SO delicious! The combination of basil, beets and balsamic is just perfect
  • Chipotle Stuffed Yams

      I love how easy and comforting this recipe is. Very soul satisfying..
  • Creamy Avocado-Cucumber Salad

    This one is my go-to on busy summer days. It's quick, refreshing and very satisfying! I'll eat a big bowl and have tons of energy for the rest of the day. Also, cucumbers are known for their anti diabetic and antioxidant activity. They also have a detoxifying and cleansing effect on the body.
  • Coconut Bliss Cookies with Cranberries

      All credits goes to my lovely neighbour and friend Jen, who brought these over one day. She came up with this recipe and wanted to share them. They are SO delicious, gluten-free, and loaded with healthy nutrients and fiber. I had to share them with you.
  • Bankok Fruit Salad with Coconut-Chia Cream

      One morning (years ago), I randomly woke up with this recipe in mind. The thought of combining grapefruit with bananas, dates, and cinnamon felt like a perfect balance in flavours. This one has been my husband's favourite ever since.
  • Why soaking nuts, seeds, grains, and legumes?

    I saw this holistic doctor in Vancouver recently. I really respect him for his high level of education and passion for helping people. He strongly believes that diet is the main contributor to health.  He gave me a valuable advice;  it's a really good idea to soak all grains, nuts, seeds, and legumes, even when cooking our food. I knew it was important for nuts and certain legumes but had no idea about the grains. Here's why, picture foods like quinoa, oats, lentils, barley, cashews, ...
  • Garden Strawberry Smoothie

    My daughter loves picking strawberries from our garden in the summer. And there's no better strawberries than freshly picked ones. Why not make smoothies with them!