Category Archives: Superfood

Crunchy Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

Crunchy Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

This is my favourite way to eat Brussels Sprouts; they’re not squishy or sulphury tasting, just crisp with a bit of caramelized browning on them from being sautéed in a hot pan. Being cut into small slivers helps them cook quickly, so they don’t become overdone. I add shallots for their mellow, toasty flavour, and… Continue Reading

Double Chocolate Muffins {vegan, gluten-free}

Double Chocolate Muffins {vegan, gluten-free}

These muffins taste very decadently of rich, dark chocolate, yet they are surprisingly healthy.  I first came across the original recipe, created by Thomas, on his interesting food blog called “Full of Plants”.  His recipe is actually quite healthy as it is, but I wanted to try to eliminate any added sugars, preferring that any… Continue Reading

Anti-Cancer Salad with Zesty Lemon Dressing

Anti-Cancer Salad with Zesty Lemon Dressing

The past six months have been a hectic whirlwind of stress and uncertainty, with several diagnoses of cancer within our family, including my own basal cell carcinoma diagnosis last week!  When we tell people of our diagnoses, so many people mention family members and friends who have also been diagnosed with various forms of cancer. … Continue Reading

Coconut Cloud Smoothie

Coconut Cloud Smoothie

This delicious smoothie tastes tropical and creamy, with the fresh fruitiness of strawberries, and subtle sweetness provided by dates. Additionally, after looking up nutritional info for the ingredients, I discovered that this smoothie is superfood in a glass – see nutrition info about strawberries, dates and coconut water. Continue Reading

A Little Bit Cheesy Cream of Broccoli Soup

A Little Bit Cheesy Cream of Broccoli Soup

Another soup recipe for these lingering frosty winter days – and another that I’ve been thinking about for a while…creamy, cheesy broccoli soup. I’ve always loved the flavours of broccoli and cheddar cheese together; the creamy tang of the cheese just seems to complement the slight bitterness of the broccoli so well. Continue Reading

Arugula, Watercress, Avocado and Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Molasses

Arugula, Watercress, Avocado and Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate Molasses

Last year was the first time I had ever bought pomegranate molasses. When I was at the Pike Place Market in Seattle, I happened upon a market stall called The Souk, and I spied the unprepossessing bottle sitting on the shelf with it’s brownish coloured contents. Although I’d never tasted it before, I had a… Continue Reading