Healthy Food For Less

By Wednesday, November 18, 2015 0 Permalink 0

Is it really possible to afford healthy foods on a budget? We all want to eat well but just don’t want it to break the bank. Try the rule of sticking to simple, whole foods. Often, it's the pre-made and packaged foods that come at a high cost. Here are some tips to follow so that ...

Homemade Chicken Soup w. Seaweed, Reishi Mushroom + Rose hip Broth

Overview This soup starts with an insanely nourishing, herbal infused, medicinal mushroom broth. I added ingredients like reishi mushroom, rose hip, and elderberries; with more traditional seasonings, such as ginger root, rosemary, and of course everyone's favorite, garlic. Feel free to also reserve a bit of broth to freeze - simply pour into ice cube trays ...

Traditional Hummus for Veggie Dippin’

Overview Hummus . . . a creamy, garlicky, lemony,  protein-packed dip. Ingredients 2 cups chickpeas 1/4 cup tahini 2 1/2 fresh lemons, or about 8 tablespoons lemon juice 1-2 cloves of garlic, pasted 1 tsp sea salt 2 tbsp yogurt, optional  Additional water, to thin 1 tsp cumin for a smokey flavour, optional  Preparation Method Pour tahini + lemon juice into food processor, or blender, and pulse until creamy.  Add ...

Green Thai Curry Soup

Overview This is the yummiest green thai curry soup. Warms your belly right up on a cold, rainy night.   Ingredients  1 Tbsp virgin coconut oil 1 onion, halved then sliced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 2 Tbsp Thai green curry paste 2 cups fresh spinach, roughly chopped 1 cup green beans, ends cut off 1 can organic, full-fat coconut ...

Caesar Salad Supreme

Overview This Caesar is made with Romaine lettuce, but you can make a killer version with kale too. I constantly experiment, and sometimes things work out better than others, but it's always fun to not follow a recipe exactly.  Ingredients 1 - 2 heads organic romaine  toasted pumpkin seeds parmesan cheese, optional  2 lemons, juiced 1/2 c olive oil 2 garlic cloves 2 egg ...

Vitamin Green Soup

By Wednesday, January 21, 2015 0 , Permalink 0

Overview This soup will cure what ails ya. It's mean and it's definitely green. Ingredients a few Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for garnish 2 large yellow onions, chopped 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided 2 tablespoons, plus 3 cups water, divided 1 large bunch kale 14 cups gently packed spinach 4 cups organic vegetable broth Big pinch of cayenne pepper, to taste (I used ...

Zucchini Pasta with Basil, Yogurt + Garlic

Overview You can have your cake, and eat it too! This veggie pasta is as satisfying as the real thing. Or maybe more! All you need is a handy spiralizer to make these beautiful noodles from zucchini.  Ingredients 5 medium zucchini 2 ounces parmesan cheese, cut into chunks, optional  2 cloves of garlic sea salt+pepper, to taste  a pinch of red hot chili ...

Roasted Squash, Carrot + Coconut Soup

Overview Soups are so simple to make. Feel free to experiment and add more, or less, of anything you choose. I never make the exact same soup twice, as I'm always changing something about the original recipe.  Ingredients 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil 1 large white onion, roughly chopped  4 cloves garlic, minced 3 Tbsp fresh ginger, grated ½ tsp sea salt 4 ...

Really Simple Chickpea Flour Wraps

Overview An ridiculously, easy gluten-free wrap recipe from thevedge.org. My only request is to ditch the non-stick frying pan and upgrade to old-school cast iron or 100% stainless steel. Non-stick cookware has chemical coatings that leech directly into our beautiful food. You can find cast iron pans at many second hand stores for dirt cheap. Here's a ...