Late August is a great (though admittedly ominous) time of year for a lot of reasons. Gorgeous weather, a final summer long weekend, the US Open…. and harvest season! An overwhelming number of things are in season right now; for many of us that means peaches, plums, broccoli, zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes, corn, carrots, beets, peppers, […]
Dinner can be the trickiest dinner to get right. Frequently, if it’s healthy and low-cal, it isn’t filling and satisfying (and vice-versa). We’re never working with as much time as we think we are, and it’s really easy to get an entree rut. With that in mind, here are 6 of my go-to healthy, quick, […]
It’s zucchini season! And while we all know that this super-versatile, ultra low-calorie summer squash is great baked, grilled, broiled, or spiralized, it also can make fantastically moist baked goods…. like my Black Currant & Chocolate Chip Zucchini Loaf! Perfect for a quick morning bite, a satisfying dessert, or a solution to that 3pm donut craving, this […]
I’m thrilled to have gotten a great response on some of my kitchen and food organization tips and tricks (click here for my grocery shopping advice and here for everything you’ve always wanted to know about fruit & vegetable storage)! With that in mind, today’s post is a quick and easy way to keep your […]
This easy-breezy chopped salad is a delicious and effective way of cramming as many ‘super foods’ into your body as possible, while still really enjoying what you’re eating. It’s vegan, hearty and protein-filled enough to stand alone as a meal, it keeps shockingly well, and the vast majority of the ingredients can be sourced locally, […]
If you follow my blog regularly, you know I don’t mess around when it comes to Tupperware (and/or Tupperware-like devices). Not only does it keep your fridge organized (as you know, I love a good organized fridge), but it keeps your leftovers moist, your fruit fresh, and your veggies crisp. Beyond that, though, Tupperware is […]
Peas and carrots. PB & J. McAdams and Gosling. Some things just go together. But “healthy eating” and “cheesecake”? Those two aren’t exactly joined at the hip. Until my Skinny Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake, that is. Super creamy and satisfying, these cheesecake bars are only indulgent tasting. With about 3/4 less fat than traditional cheesecake and […]
Looking for every single little thing you’ve ever wanted to know about storing your fresh fruits and veggies? Click here for how & where, charts to print and hang in your kitchen, and piles of helpful tips & tricks!
Cole Slaw– in its many varying colours, styles, and iterations– is a summer staple. And while particular dressings and additional mix-ins may vary, there are a few cole slaw constants; cabbage, carrots, mayo, and vinegar. Delicious? Yes. Healthy? Questionable, at best. Sure, cabbage and carrots are a good start, but coating even the healthiest vegetables in […]
Let’s be serious for a moment– Snickerdoodles make any day a better one. Make your Friday better with my never fail, ready in 20 minutes, super soft-and-fluffy Snickerdoodles (click here!), or if you’re feeling more adventerous, try out my Snickerdoodle Cucpcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting here. Either way, you’re in for a great Friday.