Preparing The Autumn Pantry

I’ve been busy preparing the pantry for Autumn. Today I’m sharing my recipes for Homemade Dill Pickles and Fermented Garlic Honey.

Making Sauerkraut – A Healthy Probiotic

I love using Cabbage raw in salads and stirfries but did you know that fermented Cabbage a.k.a Sauerkraut has many probiotics benefits as well as containing high doses of Vitamins, Cancer killing and immune boosting properties?. Sauerkraut is super easy to make and can be eaten alone or as a topping with other meals. I…

Moroccan Lentil “Lamb Pops” With Couscous Salad (Vegan)

  “We travel not to escape life but for life not to escape us.”  I’m in the kitchen when the 7pm cheering starts.  We honour and thank our healthcare and front line workers everyday.  First the horns sound off from Canada Place and then the city echoes with the sound of pots and pans, whistles, claps and…

Tumeric Roasted Cauliflower Soup

“To feel safe and warm on a cold wet night, all you really need is soup.” It seems the rain has subsided to a drizzle. Its 10:04 pm and the rain came down, fitfully, fiercely most of the day.  I was grateful to be in the dry warmth of my car after running from my…

How I Lost Weight And How I Stay Motivated To Workout.

  It’s been 3 years since I committed to taking my power back.  After years at a job where work/life balance was not part of the workplace culture, I was burnt out, tired, stressed and feeling very disconnected from my Self. Change is hard and I think it’s human to want to stay comfortable and…

Vegan “Sushi” Nourish Bowls

Last week we watched the documentary The Game Changers, a film about  how consuming a plant based diet has helped enhance the performance of elite athletes from the NFL to MMA.  It reminded me how important it is to feed our bodies fuel for optimal health & stamina.  Food that won’t weigh us down but…

Roasted Rainbow Root Veggies

Rainfall Warning Issued at 08:25 Saturday 27 January 2018 Rain, at times heavy, continues. A moisture-laden frontal system will continue to move across the south coast today. Heavy rain expected. Approximate rainfall amounts since Saturday morning: 70 mm over Metro Vancouver. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Localized flooding in…

Chopped Salad a la Jenn

It’s July and the hot spell we’ve had in the city has kept us outdoors.  Enjoying afternoons floating on the lake or laying on a blanket at the beach with music and books,  it’s hard to come inside especially when our summers last less than 3 months. The impending shorter days and rainy season in…

The Easiest (Guilt Free) Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies

I have a sweet tooth and this can be a problem especially because I’m 22 days into MyFitnessPal program and so close to my goal.  So how can I possibly stay on track and indulge?  Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies is how.  These only have 3 ingredients and take 15 minutes to make.  They are 96 calories…