Bulk & Store: herbs

I’ve been learning a lot about food. Since turning *cough*forshy*cough* I’ve been more interested in gardening (not yet successful, but there’s still hope), organic and local foods, and more recently bulk buying and food storage. My freezer is my new best friend. How I didn’t realize this before is beyond me! But hey, we have…

Cooking lessons, a new adventure

My son moved out from home a year ago. Wow, already… I should mention he moved half way across the country (where his sister lives also). Unfortunately, our very excitedly planned visit in March, was met with COVID-19 chaos and sadly the trip was cancelled. We are waiting — impatiently — for a chance to…

Food Combining Meal Ideas 10

As promised here are some new properly combined meal ideas to help support healthy digestion. As it’s been a while, if you’re wondering what the heck is food combining? Check out my post here for details. Starch: Fresh corn off the cob and carrots from the local farmer’s market, with potato salad also including fresh…

Food Combining Meal Ideas 9

Here’s a few more properly combined meal ideas. The first one was from a restaurant visit with a friend! (Above) Neutral: I enjoyed lunch out with a friend at a new restaurant in the Forks Market building (Winnipeg), called Pessero. Wow! I will go back. You can properly food combine while eating out. This meal…

Easy Swap: rice to cauliflower rice

There are some challenges when converting to a properly food combined meal plan when you’re accustomed to a Western diet. I was at Costco recently and found “cauliflower rice” and thought, perfect, a “rice” that we can have with protein meals. I used it in a stir-fry recipe and I couldn’t believe it – I…

Recipe: Blush Daybreak Smoothie

This combination of flavours is lovely in the morning. Nothing says “wake up” like a hint of tart grapefruit. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth: Half red grapefruit, peeled 5-6 fresh strawberries, stems removed 2 stalks celery, large chunks 3″ English cucumber, large chunks (I leave the peel on, but that…

Food Combining Meal Ideas 8

This week I have four new ideas for you as we enjoyed some repeat meals. I have decided that this will be the last time that I make this “meal idea” post weekly. I will continue to make these posts randomly as I gather fresh meal ideas over time. The photos below feature: Protein: Roasted…

Recipe: Dragon sKale Green Smoothie

I was thinking the other day that the people who have the job picking paint colour names or nail polish names have a fun and creative job. I decided I to take the opportunity to be creative with the names of my smoothies! I tried a wonderful combination of fruit and veggies for a brunch…

Food Combined Meal Ideas 6

I figured this would happen at some point — a week where it looked like we didn’t do so well. That’s not really the case. It’s just we had some repeat meals and leftovers and there’s no point in re-posting those as they are in past posts. I have three amazing properly food-combined suppers to…

Recipe: Avocado Flatbread & Vindaloo Chickpeas

That flatbread is green. You may be noticing that first. Yep, it’s green. And. It tastes amazing! I got the original recipe from Cook with Kushi. However, I made several accommodations, so find I used the original more as inspiration and feel comfortable posting my version. Avocado Flatbread/Chapati Ingredients: 2 small or 1 large avocado…