Sweet potato nachos

Sweet potato nachos

Nachos are a classic game day food that everyone loves, including me. This twist on the classic is made with baked sweet potato chips and loaded with spicy and savoury toppings guaranteed to make it a touchdown at your Superbowl party. As a healthy bonus, olives, black beans and corn pack this recipe with fiber,…

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Acorn squash

Sweet and Spicy Roasted Acorn squash

  Tired of the same-old sides? When planning our weekly menu, I typically start by jotting down our favourite proteins. Then, drawing inspiration from weekly flyers and seasonal fare, I head out and pick-up the starches and vegetables I like. I rarely plan sides in advance, since I enjoy improvising and having fun in the kitchen. (And often, this fun…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Apples

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Apples

  Do you feel this way? I had a conversation with a client today about vegetables and how important prep is to get them on the plate. A quick blanch, steam or even chopping up a few carrots can make the difference between getting those nutrition powerhouses into our bodies or into the trash. This week’s recipe video is…

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

The Meal Prep Challenge is in full swing and your response so far has been nothing short of inspiring. Let’s keep things going with a great make-ahead recipe shall we? Today’s video for Stuffed Sweet Potatoes is a recipe you can either prepare in its entirety over the weekend or prep ingredients individually to assemble quickly during the week….

Herbed quinoa salad with pomegranate and hazelnuts

Herbed quinoa salad with pomegranate and hazelnuts

  Can you believe it’s already December? I hardly can.┬áThe Christmas tree went up yesterday and my counselling sessions are already buzzing with questions about how to “survive” the holiday season. While I’ll touch on this topic in another post, it’s important to note that the holiday season shouldn’t be survivable, it should be enjoyable…

Stuffed zucchini boats with parmesan

Stuffed zucchini boats with parmesan

You know that vegetables should take centre stage at all of your meals but this can be hard if you’re in a veggie rut. So if you’re currently in search of ways to dress up those vegetable sides, here is a simple recipe to get you back on track. These zucchini boats with parmesan are whimsical…