It's not easy when a member of your family announces that they are radically changing the way they eat. I was in my mid-30's when I embarked on a plant-based diet and this threw a real curveball at my meat-and-potato loving parents. Although I had long since moved away from home and started my own family - … Continue reading Mexican Quinoa Salad (with Bonus Wrap)
The Musical Fruit….In a Chip!
You often hear people say that they either crave salty or sweet foods - "I'm a total chocolate person" or "I don't care much for desserts - I'm more of a chips and dip person" or "Give me a bag of candy any day over a plate of nachos!" Well - truth be told- I'm both. … Continue reading The Musical Fruit….In a Chip!
Spaghetti Squash Noodles and Why I Keep Trying
I follow a number of awesome food bloggers and they constantly inspire me to try out new foods and dishes. Recently, I noticed that spaghetti squash was popping up a lot on different sites as a gluten-free and high-fiber replacement for noodles so I decided to give it a whirl. As I was preparing to cook my lovely … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Noodles and Why I Keep Trying
Protein Packed Hash Browns
I almost called this post "Holy Crap She Is Actually Posting a Recipe!" because it's been so freakin' long since I shared a food idea on my blog. Yes I am still cooking- although perhaps thawing and reheating would better describe my time in the kitchen of late. And I must give credit where credit is … Continue reading Protein Packed Hash Browns
Barbecued Potato Salad
Potatoes are a fan favourite in my household. French fried, baked, hash browns, mashed...you name it the kids will gobble them up. And nothing says summer like a good potato salad so I decided to tinker with an old recipe to amp up the healthy ingredients while still putting the spotlight on the almighty spud. … Continue reading Barbecued Potato Salad