Remember Sesame Snaps? They’re still in grocery stores, usually by the checkout, priced around the 50-cent mark or offered at three for a dollar. When I was diagnosed with osteoporosis, I often snacked on them because I’d heard that sesame seeds were very high in calcium. Which is true. But the ample amount of sugar [...]
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Looking for a quick and delicious way to use leftover pulp after juicing? Head over to my guest post on the Making Love in the Kitchen blog for a yummy recipe!
Some of you may already know that I’m currently in Toronto interning with nutritionista extraordinaire Meghan Telpner. I’m having a great time playing in the kitchen, and today I have my first guest post on her blog! It’s delicious, I’m telling ya. So head on over and check it out!
Yes, you read right. Chocolate. Kale. Chips. Yum. ‘Nuff said. Chocolate Kale Chips From Cupcakes and Kale 2 big leaves of kale 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil 4 tsp maple syrup 3 tbsp raw cacao powder ¼ tsp vanilla powder, or 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut Remove [...]
Can something taste exactly like sour cream when it isn’t? Apparently, it can. I was skeptical that these chips would have a traditional sour cream and onion flavour, but they completely did. They’ll bring you back to the days of junior high and summer camp (or whenever you used to eat sour cream and onion [...]
There was never beef jerky in my house when I was growing up. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever tasted beef jerky. So why was I so curious to try this recipe? It’s amazing how a food dehydrator can kindle the experimental spirit. My version looks nothing like the original. In fact, it’s definitely [...]
Since I began the raw food healing challenge, I’ve been burning through lemons like never before. Each morning, I begin my day with a glass of lemon water to stimulate digestion and kickstart liver detoxification. And I’ve been using it in plenty of sauces, dressings and snacks. Lemons are very high in Vitamin C, but [...]
(Psst – Love desserts? Me too! That’s why I wrote an e-book about how to make them healthy. Take a peek here. Or maybe you’d like to learn how to eat healthy on a budget – check out my tips right over here. PDF versions are available here.) Did you ever wrap a fruit rollup [...]
How often do you buy ingredients on a whim, with no prior conception of how they might fit into your meals? Case in point: when I saw rhubarb crop up at the farmers market, I thought, ‘Ooh, pretty. I want! I want!’ and promptly bought a handful. I didn’t pause to consider the only way [...]
Remember what happened the last time I made kale chips? I set my toaster on fire. Not my proudest moment. I figured the risk was low of setting my new food dehydrator on fire – unless some sort of electrical socket malfunction occurred. But that would be plain bad luck. These kale chips turned out [...]