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4 Simple Swaps for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo (or any Mexican feast!)

4 Simple Swaps for a Healthier Cinco de Mayo (or any Mexican feast!)

If you live in the US, you may have celebrated the fabulously colourful holiday of Cinco de Mayo at some point. Cinco de Mayo is commonly thought to mark Mexico’s independence, but it actually marks the country’s victory over France during the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Here in Canada, Cinco de Mayo […]

Lean, Mean Peaches & Green Smoothie

Peaches & Green Smoothie

Don’t be fooled by this smoothie’s rather innocent-looking pale green hue. There’s a lot more nutrition under the hood than this picture might have you believe. You see, this smoothie is a lean, mean, brain-boosting, fat-busting smoothie of surprising proportions. Unlike the majority of smoothies many of us make, this one is not very sweet. […]

Smashed Chickpeas with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes & Avocado on Toast

Sometimes the best dishes don’t come from recipes. They come from just playing in the kitchen, taking chances and trying new ways to make meals as tasty as the foods that star in them. Note: I ate about 3 or 5 slices of this two-bite appetizer before I could tear myself away from the plate. […]

8 Oatmeal Toppings to Jazz Up Your Winter Breakfast

8 Oatmeal Toppings to Jazz Up Your Winter Breakfast - Canva

It’s no secret that I love breakfast [exhibit #1, exhibit #2 (and a favourite), exhibit 3], but what might be a secret is how much I love oatmeal for breakfast. When the weather dips below what I consider “normal human temperatures”, oatmeal never fails to save the day! Make it sweet or savoury, experiment with […]