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Oatmeal Quinoa Cookies

These little gems are loaded with healthy scoops of quinoa, oatmeal and many other super seeds and whole grains.  The original recipe came from Quinoa 365: The everyday superfood cookbook.  I worked on reducing the amount of sweetener and healthy fat content until I had a cookie that was delicious, moist and healthful.  These cookies are best […]

vegan power bowl

Kale Mango Salad with Lemon Chia Seed Dressing

This salad is bursting with the bright flavours of lemon, mango and coconut.  The dressing is lightened up using silken tofu.  By slicing the kale thinly and massaging the dressing onto the greens it allows the kale to soften and absorb the lemon flavour.  If you are looking for a dish to brighten your winter blahs […]

Granola Wholesome Family Food

Dark Chocolate, Cranberry, Almond Granola

Lightly sweetened with apple sauce and maple syrup this granola allows the goodness of whole oats to shine.  Dark chocolate chunks and cranberries give bursts of intense flavour and the crunch of the oven roasted almonds will leave you satisfied until lunchtime.  This batch is big enough that you can keep half on your counter […]

Tofu, sweet potato, squash, coconut curry soup

Velvety Coconut Curry Soup

Is there anything more comforting than a creamy coconut curry on a cold February day?  By blending a portion of the squash and sweet potatoes it adds to the smooth velvety texture of the broth.  If you press your tofu between clean tea towels and a heavy cutting board before adding to the soup it […]