May 082016

Smoothie Money Saving Tip

I love having an abundance of green in my fridge! But sometimes I can’t eat it fast enough! That’s when I discovered that I can freeze everything.

When you have a bounty of greens in your vegetable garden, use this technique to enjoy the greens all year long (bye bye, waste). Continue reading »

Apr 122015

Twice Baked Potato

Kids love the crispy outer skin of the potatoes!  Potatoes are rich in complex carbohydrates, vitamin C and B6. Plus with all the added goodness that is added this are a great meal with a salad or as a side dish or snack! I also make extra and they can be frozen or kept in the fridge for about 5 days.



1 potato per person, washed – Any potato will do, but I like Yukon Gold or baking potatoes

1-2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil

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Mar 152015

Taco Salad

This is one of my kid’s favourite meals. They get a ton of greens, a great source of protein and some healthy fats.  I usually make about triple this recipe and freeze it. This is definitely a quick and easy dinner meal and they also like taking it for lunch.


Taco seasoning

2 tbsp chili powder

1 tbsp oregano, dried

½ tsp paprika

1 ½ tsp ground cumin

½ tsp salt and pepper

pinch cayenne

(mix the above ingredients together and will keep in air tight container for 3 months. Can double/triple the recipe so that you have some ready for next time)

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Feb 192015

Good Ol’ Fashioned Healing Bone Broth

Remember Grandma’s chicken soup? It was said to heal you from colds and whatever ailed you. It was made by following the recipe below which produces a gelatin rich bone broth. We also used to eat every part of the animal which created an amino acid (the building blocks of protein) balance in our bodies. However, today we typically turn our noses up at eating organs and other tissues. My mummy served us liver once a month (at least that’s what it felt like, but I can say that I have not carried on this habit after leaving home).

I have however, carried on the tradition of making my own broth – it’s just a habit you add to the end of your feast.

Save your carcasses for nourishing bone broth that is so super simple to make. If you don’t have time to make it in the moment- then freeze all the bones for later. Continue reading »

Feb 122015


Chocolate Avocado Freeze Bites

Recipe type: Vegan (option), Paleo, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Refined sugar-free, Yeast-free, Corn-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Egg-free, adapted from Leanne Vogel’s recipe

Prep time:  20 mins  Cook time:  6 mins Serves: 6

 Avocado Balls

  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 2 teaspoons raw, organic honey, coconut nectar or yacon syrup
  • ¼ teaspoons vanilla extract or powder (I used powder)

1 tbsp collagen powder

  • 1 tbsp rice bran soluble (tocotrienols)
  • 1 tsp cacao nibs
  • Pinch salt

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