Breakfast

Ultimate Baked Bean from [in the oven] bakery!

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The secret ingredient in this Ultimate Baked Beans recipe is fermented [aka black] garlic. We’d never used it before. So when in doubt google it, right? We discovered that the black color is created when the sugar and amino acids in garlic are fermented as they create melanoidin.

Beet Greens on Toast with Tomato Salsa – A Family Day Brunch

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Beet greens, the big long stems and leaves that you get when you buy bunched beets, are some of the most nutrient dense vegetables available. Unfortunately, they are often tossed aside. You can use them in this variation of our ‘greens on toast’, juice them, make a delicious side to mains, and even cook with Continue Reading …

Blueberry Chia Pancakes – Guest post by Jessica Grajczyk

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I’m not much of a sweet breakfast eater, but I was recently gifted some delicious, real Canadian maple syrup from Salsa Sam, so I decided to switch up my breakfast game.

Review: Silver Hills Gluten Free Omega Flax Bread

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While I am not the gluten-intolerant one of the group (sorry Jen <3), I am interested in gluten free products whenever possible, thanks to William Davis’ Book, Wheat Belly. Silver Hills has always been a favourite bread product of mine, and now they have two different gluten free options to explore: Gluten Chia Chia Bread Continue Reading …

Steamed Greens Super Sandwich

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Looking for ways to use dark, leafy greens in your diet? We love hearty leaves like kale, beet greens, and chard, and try to use them in as many ways as possible.

Breakfast Burrito from [in the oven] bakery!

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We love two things. Breakfasts and burritos. It only made sense to combine the two to create an amazing taste sensation. Of course, we had to make sure we were packing it full of goodness and flavor. After some careful thought we created perfection. It combined our own recipe for Sweet Potato Hash, Isa Chandra’s Continue Reading …

Veggy Soldiers with The Vegg!

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WOW!  I have not been this impressed with a vegan substitute in a while.  The World’s First Vegan Egg Yolk, The Vegg, is something special.  I was searching the web, looking for the best way to prepare my first taste of this vegan marvel, and came across this idea for Veggy Soldiers and this video by Veggietorials, explaining Continue Reading …

How to Make Your Smoothie Super Powered (Don’t Judge a Smoothie by its Color!)

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Doesn’t this smoothie look disgusting?? Although this ugly vegan concoction looks like pond sludge, it’s actually the most delicious smoothie I’ve had in a long time… seriously! With 20 grams of plant based protein, fibre that’s guaranteed to get you movin’, and loads of electrolytes and iron, this ugly little mess goes to prove you Continue Reading …

Banana-Pear-Oatmeal-Spice Muffins

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I made these muffins on a whim this morning, so I could use up some sad looking fruit in my fridge.  These two pears and two bananas were on their last legs aesthetically, but I knew they would be extra sweet and juicy for muffins.  A crispy top from the sprinkled sugar and a really Continue Reading …

Buckwheat Pancakes

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These are a variation of Baba’s mini pancakes from childhood and Skinny Bitch’s Crepes.  Jay LOVES pancakes for breakfast so I had to find a way to make them healthier, or face his (and my) expanding waistline.  The result is really yummy little pancakes with just enough fluff.  They are quite hearty, and filling, and Continue Reading …