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15 Savory Vegan Breakfast Ideas

Throughout North America, we’ve devolved into downing sweet treats that are basically desserts for breakfast. I’m not criticizing desserts; sweetness in our lives is important, especially when they’re natural and nutrient-rich. Yet breakfast is a time when we are literally breaking the fast since we ate dinner the night before, which could be anywhere from […]

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From Scratch 2017: An E-Cookbook for Charity

From Scratch 2017, a gluten-free, dairy-free + plant-based e-cookbook for charity, is on sale starting today! This cookbook, compiled by the alumni of the Academy of Culinary Nutrition, is the 4th annual edition and I’m so jazzed that you can now get your hands on a copy. I’ve got one of my recipes in there and I […]

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Registration is open for the 2017 Culinary Nutrition Expert Program!

I am so excited that registration opens today for the 2017 Culinary Nutrition Expert Program! Some of you may remember that a big part of the work I do is online at the Academy of Culinary Nutrition. It’s an online holistic cooking school launched by Meghan Telpner that teaches our students about the therapeutic properties of […]

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Quinoa + Lentil Breakfast Hash

Quinoa + Lentil Breakfast Hash

Do I have to tell you I’m a fan of savory breakfasts? Cause I’m pretty sure I’ve already mentioned it oh, only a few times – and you’re probably sick of hearing it. Sometimes people tell you stuff over and over and you’ve just got to smile and nod. Like when my Grandma used to tell me every […]

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Gluten-Free Sorghum Salad with Tahini Dressing

5 Underrated Foods You Need to Be Eating

If you’re a dedicated eater, it’s likely you’ve followed a food trend at some point. Dined on kale, quinoa, pulses, turmeric or cauliflower in the last two years? These were all food trends, whether you were consciously aware of it when you ate them or not. Brands, restaurants, suppliers, food bloggers, consumers and health experts love to […]

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Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Muffins

Double Chocolate Chip Muffins with Butternut Squash

In January, I eliminated sugar for the month – even natural sweeteners like maple syrup, honey and coconut sugar. The combination of too much dark chocolate and umpteen impromptu baking sessions on weekday afternoons left me feeling like sugar had become more of a habit than a treat. So, my month of sugar-living began on January […]

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Culinary Tools

5 Inexpensive Cooking Tools You Need in Your Kitchen

  Whipping up recipes from scratch is much easier (and quicker) when you have the right tools to do the job. I love my fancy appliances like my Vitamix, my food processor, my juicer and my food dehydrator, but the truth is you don’t need them to get a delicious meal on the table. All […]

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Turmeric Rice with Raisins

Golden Turmeric Rice with Raisins

Why is it that everyone loves grapes, but hates raisins? Think about it. I’ve never seen a plump red grape languishing on a fruit platter, and the wine industry is certainly thriving. But if a raisin-hater mistakes a raisin for a chocolate chip in a baked good? This happens: It might not surprise you to learn […]

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How to Use Turmeric

14 Alternative Ways to Use Turmeric

In the last year I’ve become a total turmeric fanatic, adding it to my meals in so many different ways! Even if you hate curry, you can still reap the benefits. In my latest column for Food Bloggers of Canada, I walk you through this incredible ingredient and the alternative ways to use it you […]

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Beet, Cashew + Carrot Dip

Beet, Carrot + Cashew Dip

Perhaps you’ve heard the news: it’s been cold and snowy in Vancouver. While it may surprise you to hear that wintry weather in Canada made the national news (aren’t we used to our igloos by now?), my mom has texted me on three separate occasions from Toronto to announce that my adopted city’s climate was indeed […]

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