Tag: Kid Friendly

May 29, 2019

3 easy kid friendly vegetarian dinners

Tofu, beans, veggies…These nutrient rich foods unfortunately aren’t often on kids favourite list.  The best way to encourage your little…

Jan 16, 2019

Spicy Pickled Carrot Salsa

This recipe has won several cinco de mayo salsa contests as being a unique take on salsa. I put this together because I developed food allergies that included tomatoes and I wanted something to go with tortilla chips.

Aug 24, 2018

Strawberry, watermelon and vanilla popsicles

Strawberry Watermelon Popsicle

When it’s hot outside, is there anything better than a popsicle to cool down? Even better, when they’re made with…

Aug 21, 2018

Watermelon Ice Cream Bars

Decadent and delicious, these ice cream bars are sweetened with watermelon juice and honey. Like all ice cream, these bars need to be served and consumed immediately. Enjoy this sweet and creamy treat any time of the year!

Jul 19, 2018

Raw Pizza Kabobs

These raw pizza kabobs are are kid-friendly and the assembly allows for customization all around. Perfect for picky eaters, dietary restrictions, and those just looking for a fun appetizer

Summer is all about staying cool, eating well, and keeping it simple! Growing up, my mom refused to cook three…

Jul 4, 2018

Watermelon Chia Parfaits

Watermelon Chia Parfait

This fully customizable parfait can be topped with your favorite fruits, nuts or seeds! The chia and watermelon make a jam-like layer that complement the creaminess of yogurt. Filled with protein and healthy fats from chia, try this parfait for breakfast or mid-afternoon snack for lasting energy boost!

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!

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