Tag: Kid Friendly

Feb 16, 2018

Three homemade salsas and how to use them!

Sunshine Salsa

One of my favourite ways to use fruits and veggies up is to make salsa.  It’s such an easy way…

Jan 5, 2018

Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

This soup is easy to make, filled with simple and fresh ingredients, and packed with nutrients and flavour. The peppers make this soup a great source of vitamin C, the perfect immunity boost for cold and flu season.

Oct 13, 2017

Thick Avocado Smoothie

Avocado Smoothiw

Avocado smoothies are notoriously refreshing and delectable. Moreover, it has a lot of nutritional contents, too! I always try my best to have this dessert even once a week. It can alleviate my mood and overall output for the day!

Sep 3, 2017

Raspberry Granola Bars

Raspberry Granola by Chef Michael Smith

© Chef Michael Smith These deliciously addictive granola bars come with a fruity punch of powerful raspberries. They’re just the…

Aug 24, 2017

Watermelon Crunch Smoothie Bowl

Watermelon Crunch Smoothie Bowl

Here is a fun, fresh way to get your nutrients, while exciting your tastebuds. It’s a great breakfast, but also a wonderful lunch or even dessert or snack. Served in a watermelon shell, this smoothie bowl supplies more than a third of your day’s need for folate, more than twice your day’s requirement for vitamin C, and lots of folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and lycopene. And, the beauty of smoothie bowls is that they’re completely customizable to your tastes! We use almonds, but your toppings could include hemp, walnuts, chia or even sprouted watermelon seeds!

Jun 27, 2017

Avocado Toast with Watermelon

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Take a break from traditional breakfast fare and try this tasty, nutritious alternative. It’s creamy, crunchy and packed with flavour, plus it will provide you with nutrients such as calcium and iron. Bet you can’t eat just one!

Jun 17, 2017

Steel-Cut Oats with Watermelon

Steel Cut Oats with Watermelon

By cooking delicious steel-cut oats with milk, versus water, you get the big three for weight management: protein from the milk, fiber from the oats and watermelon and water from the milk and watermelon. Those nutrients help keep you full and satisfied on fewer calories, so this recipe is a great everyday choice!

Oct 1, 2016

Lemon Plum Compote

Lemon Plum Compote by Emily Richards

This compote is delicious served with your favourite roast pork or chicken. It also has just enough sweetness to enjoy on its own with aged cheddar on your next cheese platter.

Sep 29, 2016

Veggie Loaded Chickpea Salad


This chickpea salad is easy, healthy, filling, and requires no cooking at all!

Sep 29, 2016

Tropical Fruit Parfait


This recipe can be eaten as a healthy breakfast, snack or dessert.

Sep 11, 2016

Coconut Grilled Pineapple Rice

Grilled Pineapple and Coconut Rice

If you’re looking for a summery dessert wtih the comfort of the cold weather, this may be the recipe for you. Creamy coconut rice can be served warm or cold with grilled pineapple over top or stirred in, the choice is yours.

Sep 1, 2016

Pineapple Pepper Guacamole

Pineapple Pepper Guacamole

If you’re looking to bring your A game to guacamole this might be a good way to do it. Grilled peppers and pineapple really bring a wonderful texture and surprise flavour to avocadoes. Add hot sauce to your liking or grill a jalapeno pepper and add it to the mix with the other peppers.

Aug 16, 2016

Quinoa and Pea Stuffed Tomatoes

Quinoa and Pea Stuffed Tomatoes

Refreshing and perfect for sharing at a summer picnic these stuffed tomatoes bring a new twist to your quinoa salad.

Aug 3, 2016

Easy & Healthy Burger Salad with Sriracha Dressing


This easy and healthy burger salad recipe is an awesome weeknight dinner idea – perfect for those busy summer nights when you’re craving something hearty and delicious that’s still filled with tons of veggies!

Aug 1, 2016

Savoury Nectarine and Prosciutto Muffins

Nectarine Prosciutto Muffins by Emily Richards

Serving up a savoury muffin as a new appetizer or pack it in your lunch with a salad for a new twist on sandwiches. The sweet nectarines are a perfect match to the salty prosciutto.

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