Make Your Own Oat Milk It is so easy to make your own oat milk, more cost effective and convenient than buying by the carton. The basic recipe calls for oats and water, with cashews added to give it a creamy texture. You could add a few dates or maple syrup for sweetness, or flavour… Read More


This recipe for banana coconut bread is a delicious solution when I find I have a surplus of very ripe bananas. It uses coconut and spelt flours but whole wheat or other flours would also work. Ingredients: Wet ingredients: 4 or 5 mashed very ripe bananas 2 tbsp ground flax seeds 1/3 cup black coffee… Read More


Pan Roasted Vegetables Come the weekends we all like something extra delicious and my absolute favourite is roasted vegetables, it never fails to satisfy. There is something very comforting about food coming out of a hot oven. Roasting brings out the sweetness of beets and parsnips, peppers, carrots and potatoes, and intensifies the robustness of… Read More


Juice Recipes and Tips If you are new to juicing some of the following juice recipes may sound unappealing, however many vegetables taste very different freshly juiced than when cooked. Here are some tips and juice recipes to get you started. Juicing Tips Start with equal amounts of apple to vegetables until your taste buds… Read More


Beet Loaf or Burgers Making a weekly vegetable loaf can be a great way of taking care of lunches during the week, or serve this beet loaf as the main dish for dinner. Alternatively you could use the same mix to form beet burger patties. Either way this is a nice way to enjoy beets,… Read More


How to make overnight oats Overnight oats are oats, usually rolled oat flakes, that have been soaked overnight in water or milk. You can add dried or fresh fruit, nuts and seeds to make it more appealing. The oats will slow down the release of sugars from the addition of fruits and adding a good… Read More


Dulse Soup Always wash seaweed in fresh water to remove any sand or small stones before cooking. Ingredients: 1 cup of cooked dulse 2 cups of mashed potatoes I tin of coconut milk 1 cup of miso broth Juice of 1 lemon Black Pepper to taste Variations: Try adding a cup of mushrooms for a… Read More


Fresh Tomato Salsa It is easy to make a fresh tomato salsa to enjoy as a dip, or serve alongside salads, steamed vegetables or other dishes. While fresh ripe tomatoes will taste best you could use tinned tomatoes and add a teaspoon of maple syrup for sweetness. Ingredients: 2 cups of chopped ripe tomatoes 1… Read More


Marinated Raw Mushrooms Marinated mushrooms are delicious as a snack or serve as a side dish. These marinated raw mushrooms are handy to have ready-made for adding a deep savoury taste to lunch salads and wraps, or as an added ingredient in stir-fry and other dishes. Nice variations are lemon with coriander, oregano and basil,… Read More


Cooking Black-eyed peas Black-eyed peas, the name rolls off the tongue, like blackstrap molasses, a joy to utter and eat. I am talking the divine morsels of soluble fibre, B vitamins, iron, potassium, magnesium and many other beneficial nutrients, —not the pop band of the same name, (which I also like.) In my cupboard they… Read More