Tag Archives: ginger

How to Use and Cook with Fresh Ginger in Your Healthy Recipes

Fresh ginger in the shape of a heart

Chances are, the first time you saw fresh ginger at the grocery store, you wondered: “What the heck is that? Is it even edible?” You may even be wondering that right now. If so, this how-to article is for you! You’ll be forgiven if you’ve ever thought that fresh ginger looks like a really tough, […]

Coconut Cashew Basil Curry Soup (from Seriously Good Freezer Meals)

Coconut Cashew Basil Curry Soup from Seriously Good Freezer Meals

If there is one meal or food I could eat every day, rain or shine, day in and day out, it would have to be curry! Hands down. Like it doesn’t really have any competition (at least in my belly).   Disclaimer: I believe in full, clear and honest disclosure. I received an advance review […]

The Blue Ginger Smoothie (dairy-, gluten- & soy-free)

Blue Ginger Smoothie

A few weeks ago I was prepping some workplace wellness handouts for a workshop I was delivering outside Toronto. The topic was the basics or building blocks of smoothies (a very popular topic, in my experience!) and I covered tips and tricks on how to turn a smoothie into a satisfying and satiating meal. I […]

Creamed Greens with Lemon-Ginger Cashew Cream Sauce (dairy-free)

Creamed Greens with Lemon-Ginger Cashew Cream Sauce (dairy-free)

One of my favourite parts about spring is, of course, the joyful return of fresh, local and organic produce. From arugula to spinach to nettles, greens of all kinds are always at the top of my shopping list. Enjoy them in salads, in sandwiches, in stir-fries and even smoothies. They are delicious fresh (and that’s often […]

Try Teff (+a recipe for gluten-free Blueberry-Lemon Teff Porridge)

My Try Something New series showcases a new health practice, food or ingredient in a new way. They are highly nutritious foods that offer great variety and nutrition to your diet and if you’re in Canada, they should be easy to find. Since I think healthy eating should be straight-forward, that’s a no-brainer for me! […]

Creamier Mexican Chocolate Frosty (dairy-free, paleo & vegan)

If we can rely on the weather forecaster (and let’s cross our fingers that we can… for once), much of this week is going to feel like summer in June around here! Perfect, warm, sun-drenched days and I couldn’t be happier to get an extra dose of Vitamin D before the snow starts to fly and […]

Yellow Plum & Ginger Cheesecake Parfaits

Last year around this time, I mentioned the idea of using tart plums as a stand-in for the sourness of lemon in various dishes. I’m back at it this season with these dreamy Yellow Plum Cheesecake Parfaits. They consist of a ginger cookie base, ricotta-based cheesecake filling, a plum and Goji berry compote, and are […]