What the heck is Beet Kvass?! {Recipe}

Well first and foremost it is my FAVOURITE ferment! But I have a special thing for beets these days…. Kvass is fermented beet juice. It’s salty, earthy and a bit sour – I’m obsessed! I wrote a bit about beet juice here. The fermented component of this treasure aids in digestion, promotes healthy immune function…

Rise of the Salad Queen

My passion and vigour for health, food and nutrition began about 7 years ago. While learning and researching I’ve “guinea-pigged” myself through many restrictions, diets, meal plans, eating styles and also mega-dosing on herbs, fungi and super foods. I would never do anything unsafe but I have definitely gotten a bit extreme (how can I…

Parsley Quinoa Salad (Tabbouleh, Tabouli)

This is a VERY easy recipe that keeps well in the fridge for a couple of days and is great as a side dish or a small meal of it’s own. I’m going to talk a bit about parsley and how great it is so if you’re here just for the recipe, scroll down ๐Ÿ™‚…

Beet Juice, Beet Juice, Beet Juice!

I’m pretty sure if you say it three times a bizarre and saucy nutritionist pops up to scare away Ronald McDonald, or something like that… ๐Ÿ˜‰ But like seriously beet juice is AMAZING. Today I’m talking about the juice specifically because it has some properties and benefits that you just can’t get from eating the…

Super Simple Herb Dressing

Ingredients: 1 Part Lemon Juice or Vinegar 3 Parts Unrefined, Cold-pressed Plant Oil (I like Udoโ€™s Oil) Salt & Pepper Herb Seasoning Blend (blends to try:ย Italian, Greek, Bragg Sprinkle) Direction: Put all ingredients into a small mason jar. Whisk with a fork and/or put a lid on and shake.  

Bright Veggie Pasta Salad

  Ingredients: Rice Pasta, about 3 cups cooked Red Pepper, ยฝ pepper diced Red Onion, ยฝ onion diced Carrot, ยฝ medium shredded Kale, 1 leaf chopped finely Sunflower Seeds, ยผ cup Pumpkin Seeds, ยผ cup Sundried Tomatoes, 3 chopped Salt & Pepper Super Simple Herb Dressing, about ยผ cup Direction: Cook pasta as package directs,…