Summertime Balsamic Zucchini with Tomatoes and Caramelized Red Onions

Fresh zucchini on wooden background; balsamic vinegar, tomatoes, caramelized red onion, London, ontario, holistic nutrition

More summer bounty recipes coming ‘atcha! One of the joys of summer is the availability of fresh, seasonal, local produce. The farmers market overflows with possibilities! The zucchini, the tomatoes, the cucumber, the beans! We know that eating (more, nutrient-dense) vegetables is one of the foundations of vibrant good health (not to mention clear skin […]

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Crunchy Chickpea Flour Crackers with Onion and Sesame Seeds

There is a reason I included chickpea flour as one of my ‘extra choice’ items for my April clean eating challenge – these crackers are that reason. These crackers, and all of the other awesome stuff you can make from chickpea flour, like socca, chocolate chip cookies, and vegan french toast. Chickpea flour is underestimated and […]

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Radiant Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric and Ginger Tea

“Yellow is the ‘lightest’ of all of the warm-spectrum colors and the color which most resembles the sun. It brings with it hope, and the feeling that everything will be all right. It has an air of radiance, brightness, cheerfulness, and gaiety. Yellow is open-minded and inspiring; it glows and illuminates, and at is most […]

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Chewy One Bowl Chocolate Chip Cookies (with Chickpea Flour) – v, gf

chewy chocolate chip chickpea cookies - vegan & gluten-free

So who here thinks chickpea flour tastes gross? Show of hands. That’s quite a few of you, but I’m betting it’s from when you tried some adventurous gluten-free chickpea flour recipe and tasted the batter and thought, dear god, what monster have I created? Chickpea flour – un-baked – is kind of bitter. It does […]

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Vegan Chocolate Maca Macaroons (gluten-free)

vegan chocolate maca macaroons

Sometimes I write posts about a recipe before I’ve actually tested the recipe. It’s true. I admit it. It’s risky, because sometimes it means I’ll test something, realize it’s not nearly as good as I’d hoped, and then remember I have an entire post already written that waxes eloquent about how delicious it is. On the other […]

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Easy Red Lentil Hummus with Roasted Garlic


There are certain food items a person can get used to purchasing pre-made at the store, like, oh, say, hummus, for example. I prepare lots of things from scratch, but somehow had this mental block when it came to hummus. In the end, purchasing hummus in one easy ready-to-go tub just seemed so much more […]

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