Unfortunately I’m writing this post on September 24th and it already feels like we’re well into fall in Manitoba.
Fall is here which means most of us have returned from the backyard BBQ and doing most of our cooking indoors once again. It also means back to the busy weeknight grind, with packed schedules and little free time for meal prep. Quick meals are an absolute necessity and unfortunately we tend to fall into … More Recipe: Sweet and Sour Turkey Meatballs
Raise your hand if you currently have at least 5 bananas sitting in your freezer. I know I do! But not anymore after making this delicious whole wheat banana bread with chocolate chips! Don’t get me wrong, I love bananas! But I really only like them when they’re barely ripe. Like still a tad green … More Whole Wheat Banana Bread (with chocolate chips!)
I LOVE beets. They’re in my top 3 favourite vegetables for sure. Every year I make sure to plant a few rows of beets in my garden and right now they’re ready!
If there’s one thing I can’t get enough of, it’s BBQ season! Especially here in Manitoba where summer can always seem too short. We like to take full advantage and cook outside on the grill as much as possible. To me, burgers are one of those meals that I could eat almost everyday. By switching … More Recipe: Beet and Black Bean Burgers (vegan)
When it comes to quick and delicious weeknight dinners, noodle bowls are definitely at the top of my list. There are endless combinations of ingredients and flavours- you can make a completely new dish every time! The best part is that you can usually whip these up with ingredients you probably already have on hand, … More Thai Coconut Curry Noodle Bowls
Is there anything more exciting that some REALLY awesome homemade guacamole? I mean, the store bought stuff is okay, but fresh, REAL homemade guac just can’t be beat. I made this for a party recently and everyone was absolutely raving about it! The best part about making homemade guac is that it takes no time … More Recipe: The Best Fresh Guacamole Ever
Try this for your next meatless Monday dinner! … More Recipe: Coconut-Curry Green Lentils
I would never want to live in a world without pasta. A lot of people I talk to think pasta is bad. They can’t believe it when I tell them that there is actually nothing wrong with pasta, and it can definitely be part of a regular healthy diet! Because it’s sooo tasty though, it … More From-Scratch Creamy Tomato Pasta Sauce
This right here is your next favorite slow cooker meal. There’s so many awesome things to say about this recipe I’m not even sure where to begin. I love that I can make a HUGE batch (yay leftovers!), it takes less than 15 minutes to prep, AND this dish tastes amazing. Like the kind of … More Slow Cooker Coconut Butter Chicken