Disease and Illness Prevention

Help for Ukraine

I stand 100% with the people of Ukraine in their fight for their country. The invasion by Russian forces has resulted in immense suffering and hardship for millions. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced and need help with food, shelter, medical supplies and more. If you would like to help, you can make a donation […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Chocolate Strawberry Party Cake

Good health is more than just counting calories and healthy eating is more than a diet; it’s a way of life and you should enjoy it. Getting together with friends and family for some cake, coffee and conversation can do wonders for your mood. Having fun is important for your physical, mental and emotional well-being. […]

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Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Lentil, rice and bok choy soup

Made with brown lentils, brown basmati rice, carrots, celery and bok choy, this one-pot soup is a complete healthy meal in a bowl. One serving will give you all the plant protein and phytonutrients that you need. Bok choy is a leafy Chinese cabbage that tastes like a fusion of celery, spinach and mild peppery […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Ginger Bread Christmas Cake

This is a healthy version of ginger bread cake. Moist, fluffy, sweet enough for the holiday season – but not overly sweet – it is the ultimate Christmas cake. Easy to make and with a vegan option, it will please any crowd. When cooled, it can be served as is or with a sprinkling of […]

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Nutrition

Spicy Kuri pumpkin tarts

Plant-based and made with raw ingredients and no refined sugar, these no-bake Kuri pumpkin tarts burst with fall flavours. This recipe calls for pumpkin purée, however, I recommend making your own, starting with a fresh pumpkin and roasting it. The flavour is superior to canned. Over the years, I got into the habit of making […]

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Nutrition

Mushroom, black bean and barley soup

This plant-based soup, which is almost like a stew, is made with mushrooms, black beans, barley and basic vegetables. It is so good! Filled with savoury umami flavours, it is the perfect meatless winter meal in a bowl. If you don’t eat meat, black beans will provide you with plenty of plant-protein, fibre, vitamins and […]

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