Schizandra Raspberry Smoothie

I could go on FOREVER about the robust beauty and gentle, powerful feminine magic contained within Schizandra Berries. These berries are true adaptogens, helping our bodies adapt and regulate when faced with all types of stress. I’ll write more about them in future posts, but for now I must get this simple, sexy recipe out…

Cleansing Ginger Carrot Soup

Three times a year I create a wholefood cleanse program for my clients and followers. One in spring, on in fall and one for each new year. Every program has a collection of seasonal inspired recipes within a structured meal plan and all of them use fresh, wholefood ingredients, loads of veggies and some specially…

Blood Orange & Beet Protein Smoothie

Pretty, pink and delicious! This protein smoothie is a hit! A lovely sparkle of citrus and a big boost of viamin C, grounded, heart nourishing beets, my favorite adaptogen and the ultimate calmer, Ashwagandha, the protector and fairy godmother anti-inflammatory turmeric, and packed. with. protein! Healthy, yummy and absolutely gorgeous! ❤ Ingredients & Direction 1…

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…

Rustic Parsley & Chickpea Salad

I almost forgot how much I love a chunky salad like this. It’s super satisfying and the protein and complex carbs in the chickpeas give it a robust meal-feel perfect for a lighter lunch or a nutrient dense side with a veggie burger or a fried egg. Oh yea, and it’s really easy to throw…

Creamy Coconut Cauliflower Soup

This soup has only 6 ingredients and is SO delicious! It’s crazy how tasty it is actually. It’s creamy, soothing, light and very satisfying. It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan if vegetable broth is used. This soup is a part of my Fall Cleanse Meal Plan *. Cauliflower is very nourishing to the digestive system,…

What the heck is Beet Kvass?! {Recipe}

Well, first and foremost it is my FAVOURITE ferment and it’s really pretty! But I have a special thing for pink things and 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…

Masala Chickpeas and Chard

This is a fragrant, robust and warming vegan meal that’s really easy to make. Comfort food on the go that’s also healthy and delicious, can’t ask for much more. My friend and super babe over at Life With Zandra requested this recipe from my “Let’s Talk Detox” class last week. Check out her blog for basically everything that’s…

Simple Kale Guacamole Salad

Simple, easy, 7 ingredients, totally tasty and nutritionally dense. Gluten-free, egg-free, vegan salad that’s full of healthy fats and fibre to keep you feeling full for longer. Ingredients: Kale, 3 -4 leaves chopped finely, stems removed Red Pepper, ½ medium pepper, diced small Red Onion, ½ medium onion, diced small Avocado, 1 Lemon Juice, 2 tbsp…

Winter Solstice Stew

A robust and delicious meat stew with simple, humble and inexpensive ingredients that are easy-to-find staples you likely already have. This recipe can be made with any type of stewing meat as the flavors are incredibly versatile. I used elk because it’s easily available up here in Canada and I really enjoy the flavor, texture…

Chai Spice Protein Elixir with colostrum, grass-fed butter and MCT oil.

This luscious, creamy, warm beverage is caffeine free, nutrient dense and inspired by the bulletproof concept. The ingredients support healthy immune function, restore muscles, increase metabolism and fuel the body with healthy fats. It contains almost no carbs, is high in fat and rich in protein, making it suitable for ketogenic and paleo eaters, vegetarians and…

Roasted Chickpeas

Simple and delicious, roasted chickpeas are a staple in my fridge. They have a great texture and can be spiced to provide added flavor in soups, salads and side dishes. Roasted chickpeas are also great alone as a crunchy, gluten-free snack. Garbanzo beans are vegan and packed with quality protein and loads of fiber. They’re…