Vegetable & White Bean Soup

This soup is so simple but SO satisfying. It’s beautiful and bright and lovely for all seasons. If you don’t have fresh herbs, it’s totally cool to use dried ones but I challenge you to check out the fresh herb section the next time you’re in the grocery store. Fresh herbs will make any soup…

Skillet Saturdays: Kale, Cabbage, Cranberry, Pine Nut & Blue Cheese

I’ve fallen so far behind this week and now Skillet Saturday is Skillet Monday! I apologize to anyone who has been waiting 😦 I moved over the weekend and I was overwhelmed with how amazing my friends are! It took no time at all and I feel so blessed. I finally got to bed sometime after midnight…

Skillet Saturdays: Wild Rice Fusilli with Roasted Vegtables

This week has been incredibly busy, and next week will be much the same, and I must admit – I LOVE IT! It’s been warm in Calgary (thank you Chinook), the sun is shining and the days are getting longer. I feel revitalized and rejuvenated, a bit like a little bear emerging from a winter…

Skillet Saturdays: Red Pepper Egg-In-A-Hole

Well, the past month feels like a whole year. I’ve experienced the full range of emotions and although I’m still processing it all, I feel steadier, though also humbled and more gentle through it. I’ve been reminded of the blessing of family, the fragility of life, and the importance of health and honoring my body…

Skillet Saturdays: Chickpeas, Kale & Mushrooms

This is another example of finding three or four ingredients that you have available and, very simply, making a skillet. Spice blends are awesome to have on hand because you get balanced and developed flavors without having to think too hard or measure and prepare. This one has a generous sprinkle of Madras curry spice…

Skillet Saturdays: Yam, Potato & Kale Hash

Now that it’s officially fall, I find myself drawn to warming, robust, hearty foods. I believe in intuitive eating; if the motivation is pure (not chemical or addiction related), I believe that following the lead of our bodies can guide us to health. In the fall, transitioning to nourishing, warming foods and beverages prepares our…