My postpartum food picks from Natura Market

  *This page contains affiliate links. Visit my disclosure section for more information.  Having healthy and nourishing snacks/food on-hand after giving birth helps post-partum recovery in so many ways. I found it hard to eat big meals after giving birth as my new schedule was set all over the place. Obviously it’s important to eat […]

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Brain power protein bites

I’ve tried a few variations of the fat bomb or protein bite and I find that I like this oat-y-nutty-chocolaty combination the best. I’ve added a few extras to up the protein and {good} fat content to make it the perfect morning snack! I start with about 3/4 cup of nut butter – I used […]

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My favourite, perfect for summer salad recipes

Hearty Summer Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette This super salad is hearty while still being a light summer side. Super easy to create too! Ingredients Salad:  One Zucchini Two Carrots One head of lacinato kale One can of chickpeas Two cups of cooked quinoa One cup basil leaves (chopped up depending on the size) Eight crimini […]

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I’m having a love affair with crunchy tofu

If you haven’t tried crunchy fried tofu, you are seriously missing out. Perhaps not the healthiest thing out there when all dressed up, as a vegetarian protein option it’s top of my list and it’s sooo easy! There are countless blogs out there that explain how to get perfect crunchy tofu and different ways to […]

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Quinoa & egg muffins + a modern take on an egg sandwich

These two meal options were derived from this one recipe. The recipe is designed for toddlers but it’s great for anyone! It was a big hit in our household and I added some finely chopped swiss chard and nutritional yeast. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked quinoa 2 large eggs 2 garlic cloves, minced 1.5 cups grated […]

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Latest foodie obsession: sweet potato toast

At first, I thought this food trend was a little strange but, because I love sweet potato (yam) and I love toast, I thought I should give it a try! It is super easy to make. Some people will tell you that you can put the sweet potato directly in your toaster but I prefer […]

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Favourite foodie spots in Calgary

So, I love food, I mean who doesn’t? Really? In recent years, Calgary or, yyc as it is now more readily referred to as, has become quite the culinary hub. There are so many fantastic places to eat and I thought that I would share a few of my favourites. From top to bottom: Village […]

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Recipe: probiotic smoothie

I am always looking for quick and simple ways to add probiotics to my diet. Gut health is extremely important but people don’t always think about it. Also, recently, I have been trying to incorporate more dates into my life as they are supposed to help with duration and pain in labour by thinning the […]

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Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

When I get sick, I find, it usually happens at one of two times. Either I finally have some down time to relax, or, it finds me at one of my busiest moments. Murphy’s law. For this reason, and well, for the reason that no one likes to get sick anyway, I am always looking […]

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Healthy Chicken Pesto

I seem to post about this pesto recipe a lot but, I can’t help it! I love how versatile it is and how you can change up a few ingredients depending on what is in your fridge. It’s so easy and it is seriously great for leftovers not to mention the nutrients that pack a […]

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