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This warm salad is so comforting. I'm spoiled because my aunt makes this for me each time I visit her, but I figured it's about time I learn to make it for myself. 

Dietitian's Recommendation: Unlike beans, lentils do not need to be soaked before...

This is what I love about plant-centric foods: the colours. So vibrant. So hydrating and refreshing – both visually and nutritionally. 

This salsa can be enjoyed in many different ways: on its own, as a dip, on top of tacos or inside a burrito wrap… b...

I'm one of those people that remembers music lyrics after listening to a song once. This is a skill I’d almost rather not posses as I often blurt out one-liners in random settings and often with complete strangers. Last week I was chatting with a cow...

Growing up I would only ever eat ice cream cake. I didn’t like the store-bought vanilla cakes and although the chocolate cakes weren’t bad, nothing compared to the Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cakes, in my humble 10 year-old opinion. 

Fast forward a little o...

What is this heavenly drink? What is it made from? Why drink it, if at all? 

Let explore the answers to these questions... 

The Basics

Kombucha: Defined

Kombucha is a refreshing, slightly sweet and slightly carbonated beverage made from sweetened te...

Applesauce always reminds me of the first time I (unintentionally) stole. I was six years old and remember it clear as day. 

My dad owned a small store in the local shopping mall and I would enthusiastically spend my weekends pretending to manage...

Soaking has been a method used for centuries by indigenous populations all over the world. Our ancestors may not have known the biochemical reasons for why this was the best practice, but they continued to soak their nuts, seeds, beans and grains to...

I mean, look. Just look at these: 

When I crave something sweet, I opt for chocolate. Growing up, my vice was potato chips and not chocolate. Without a doubt my favourite flavour of chips were the Dill Pickle variety. 

When my craving for these crunchy...

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This is my go-to smoothie for a between-meal snack, or as a healthy way to 'carb up' before a workout. It takes only 5 minutes to prepare, and I always make sure to have frozen bananas and blueberri...

When asked, “what is your favourite vegetable?” I feel very few people pick cauliflower. It’s okay – it’s not on the top of my list either. My favourites are always the starchy ones: yams, sweet potatoes, or regular potatoes. The runners up are proba...

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