Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Soft Apple Cookies (Bear Paws)

Try out this cookie recipe to enjoy with a warm glass of milk! Servings: 24 cookies Difficulty: Medium Preparation time:  1 hour Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 cup of brown sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 2 medium apples, cored and sliced 1/4 cup of unsalted butter,… Continue reading Soft Apple Cookies (Bear Paws)

Appetizer & Entrée, Recipe

Smoked Salmon and Bruschetta Bites

Servings: 20 bites Difficulty: Easy Preparation time:  10 minutes Ingredients 150 g of smoked salmon 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced 3 tablespoons of minces fresh basil 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 baguette Preparation… Continue reading Smoked Salmon and Bruschetta Bites

Main Course, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Teriyaki TVP vegan meatballs

Servings: 15-20 vegan meatballs Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 45-60 minutes Ingredients 1 cup of canned beans, drained and rinsed (I used black eye beans, but you can use the one you like) 2 tablespoons of minced ginger 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of sesame oil 1 cup of dry TVP… Continue reading Teriyaki TVP vegan meatballs

Appetizer & Entrée, Recipe, Vegetarian

Creamy Baby Potato Salad

Getting ready for summer barbecues or pot lucks and need healthy ideas? If you love potato salad and want to have some guilt-free (and fat-free), check out this recipe! Servings: 8 portions Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 1 hour Ingredients: 1.5 - 2 lbs of baby potatoes, halved 1/2 cup of plain 0% fat yogurt 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Creamy Baby Potato Salad

Tips & Fun Facts

How food can help you prevent cancer

Chronic diseases such as cancers are greatly present and often lethal. In fact, cancer is the cause of 30% of deaths, and over 202 400 cases have been diagnosed in Canada in 2016. This is why we need to prevent and stop this problem as of now! Follow these 6 tips to maximize cancer prevention! The word… Continue reading How food can help you prevent cancer

Tips & Fun Facts

Taking the DIE out of diet: 5 simple tricks to improve food habits

Spring is here, which means many are looking to get into shape and perhaps obtain that bikini silhouette again! Do not do it through drastic dieting, since these might be damaging for the body and lead to results that you would not expect nor desire. Just start off by applying these five simple tricks! 1. Do not… Continue reading Taking the DIE out of diet: 5 simple tricks to improve food habits