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Berry Smoothie

Whenever you have lots of fruit in your kitchen, it’s always a good idea to make a smoothie.  Don’t focus on following an exact recipe – just throw everything in the blender and it will taste great! My smoothie today included blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, banana, ground flax seeds, cashews, fresh mint and water.  Lots of...

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Chocolate Beetroot Cake

Even though I cook a lot, I have never actually “baked” before.  My friend gave me a recipe for a healthier version of a chocolate cake.  It had beets in it!  I bought a cake tin and then headed off to the kitchen.  I modified the ingredients a little so I’ll leave the recipe below. Chocolate Beetroot...

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If you ever feel like you don’t have much in your fridge or cupboards, treat your kitchen like it’s a potluck.  Put everything out on the counter that you could possibly use and see what comes up. I was about to go shopping last night because I only had a few vegetables left.  I usually do...

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Raw Energy Bars

I’ve made raw energy bars in the past but have always followed recipes.  I looked through my recipes today and didn’t have all the ingredients for one full recipe so I decided to make my own.  When you buy commercial energy bars, they often have added preservatives and additives in them.  As well, when they’re heated...

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