Back to the top


Vegetable Medley

As usual lately, this is a last minute meal that is comprised of what’s left in my kitchen.  I seem to go for long periods of time where I plan meals and shop accordingly.  Then I have long runs where I’m busy and end up using leftover produce and other ingredients.  This meal didn’t really have...

continue reading

Pasta Primavera

There are so many versions of pasta dishes.  Creamy, meaty, cheesy, veggie, oily…the list goes on and on.  White pasta is okay once in a while, in a restaurant for example, but it has been refined and stripped of fibre and key nutrients.  Try to always use whole grain pasta or even better, brown rice...

continue reading

Mixed Platter

I made falafel balls a few days ago and kept them in my fridge.  I don’t cook them until I’m ready to eat them.  The batter is fine to stay in the fridge for up to about 4 days.  If you don’t feel like a typical meal, try arranging a few different things on your...

continue reading

Grated Salad

There is something about grating vegetables that make them taste delicious.  It brings out the water content in the food and also makes it easier to chew them.  This salad is a simple salad with mixed greens, sliced cucumbers and red peppers.  It is topped with grated carrots and beets, which not only adds colour...

continue reading

Red Lentil Medley

Red lentils are the mildest in flavour, compared to green and brown lentils.  They are excellent to have in both hot and cold dishes, and are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fibre.  Not only do lentils help lower cholesterol, they also help to stabilize blood sugar.  They have a high fibre content which prevents blood...

continue reading

Pesto Ravioli

When I’ve been working all day and can’t find time to cook, one of my favourite meals is fresh pasta.  My local store makes ravioli that is incredible!  It is stuffed with a variety of things – sweet potato, portabello mushrooms, roasted red peppers and many more options. Due to its freshness, it only needs...

continue reading