I make a smoothie pretty much every single morning. Greens, banana, pineapple, superfood add-ins, frozen berries- blend and repeat. And although I know the ingredients are colourful and healthy - more often than not the resulting drink has more of a greeny-brownish hue. Not the most visually appealing (in fact the other day my youngest told … Continue reading Ruby Red Smoothie
Healthy Holiday Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Although it's not officially winter yet, the temperatures here in south-western Ontario are mighty chilly! I am still cranking out Green Smoothies every morning but to be honest- a cold drink just doesn't cut it when the thermometer reads -10 C. Yes I could race to my favourite coffee joint to warm myself up but … Continue reading Healthy Holiday Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Quinoa, Black Bean and Fresh Cilantro Salad
My kids aren’t the biggest bean fans (even though I keep telling them they are the musical fruit) so I have to be a bit sneaky to get them into their diets. This salad has a generous helping of nutrient dense black beans and against all odds – my kids will eat it. Although you … Continue reading Quinoa, Black Bean and Fresh Cilantro Salad
Why Does My Water Taste Like A Swamp?
I love this question. It was posed to me recently by my 9-year-old daughter and there is actually a very simple answer: Ocean’s Alive Marine Phytoplankton. I thought I was being so darn clever sneaking little droplets of this rich sea tincture into the kids school water bottles for the past few weeks and they didn’t even … Continue reading Why Does My Water Taste Like A Swamp?