Vitamin Green Smoothie Bowl w/ Chia

Overview This looks like food art, but it couldn't be more simple to throw together. Please note, you want to soak the chia seeds the night before.  Ingredients 1/4 c chia seeds, soaked in unsweetened nut milk, coconut milk, or grass-fed / full-fat cow, or goat milk  1 very ripe, frozen banana  1/2 c full-fat coconut milk 1 c organic spinach 1 ...

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 ...

Nori Wraps

Overview Kind of like a nori roll from a sushi restaurant, but WAY better. The arame seaweed in this recipe can be found in the bulk section of the Kootenay Co-op, or at a health food store near you. Ingredients Nori (seaweed) sheets Red, orange, yellow or green bell pepper, very thinly sliced 1 - 2 organic carrots *with peel*, grated 1 ...

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 ...

Black+Green Olive Tapenade

Overview I took this little dish on a weekend camping getaway and it was devoured. Rich in flavour, high in omegas, and great for dipping all those summertime veggies.   Ingredients 1 cup kalamata olives, pitted 1 cup small green French olives, pitted 1/4 cup sun-dried Tomatoes , drained 3 Tbsp capers 1-2 garlic cloves 1 anchovy fillet, optional  1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves 1/2 ...

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 ...

Salted Caramel + Coconut Balls

Overview With Halloween just around the corner, I like having a few healthy treats kicking around the kitchen. They make a great option for when I'm craving something sweet. These little raw treats taste just like caramel and freeze like a dream.  Ingredients 2 c. walnuts 2 c. raw almonds 1/3 c. pure maple syrup 10 Medjool dates, pits removed 2 Tbsp unsweetened, shredded ...

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 ...

Shredded Carrot ‘n’ Zucchini Salad with Walnuts & Mint

Overview This salad is so refreshing. I also like dishes that take pretty much no time to make. This is one of them. Feel free to add chickpeas or free-range chicken for extra protein. Ingredients 2 cups carrot, grated 2 cups zucchini, grated 1 yellow pepper, finely sliced 1/2 cup walnuts 3 Tbsp hemp seeds a generous handful fresh mint Dressing 1 cup cold pressed ...