Tag Archives: cleanse

“beta” butternut soup

This Butternut Soup is one of my most popular client recipes. Get your daily dose of beta carotene and vitamin C in a delicious, vegan, cleanse-friendly mug o’ comfort. Perfect first course for Thanksgiving Dinner!

Comfort Food Lunchbox

Today’s Lunchbox: Lemon Basil Tomato Soup (recipe on blog, here: easy and delish, one of my most popular recipes), homemade Sweet P Biscuit (100% whole grain, recipe will be up on blog this week), strawberries, hard boiled egg and a Grizzly Paw from the freezer (p. 124 of my cookbook, Real Food for Real Families).

cancun quinoa

Here’s a quick salad that stores for a few days in the fridge and provides lots of protein, fibre and mexican flavour with the chili, cilantro and cumin dressing.  If you have pre-cooked some quinoa this whips up in 5 minutes.  It’s great as lunch on its own or as a side with dinner. To … Continue reading cancun quinoa

chickpea & quinoa tabbouleh

This one is for the moms and dads out there looking for a healthy, portable lunch option, although your kids just might surprise you and eat this too! It’s a delicious, nutritious, protein-packed lunch that stores and travels easily. Don’t skimp on the fresh herbs, they really make this dish! Ingredients: 1 c. quinoa, well-rinsed … Continue reading chickpea & quinoa tabbouleh

moroccan chickpea salad

This is a super-delicious, cleanse-friendly salad that is packed with protein and therefore very filling.   Salad Ingredients: 1 can, or 1.5 c. fresh cooked chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 c. chopped red onion 2 small tomatoes, coarsely chopped 1/2 of a 454g block of firm organic tofu, chopped into 1/2” cubes 4 tbsp chopped … Continue reading moroccan chickpea salad

one-day whole food cleanse

Ready to press the “reset” button and get back on track (or start) with your healthy eating efforts?  Here’s a one-day, simple, clean-eating plan to get you started.  Cut the sugar and refined carbs, pump up the veggies and you’ll be feeling lighter and energized by the next morning!   Pre-Breakfast: cup of hot water … Continue reading one-day whole food cleanse

curried scrambled tofu

This is my attempt to replicate one of my daughter’s favourite local restaurant brunch items.  For any of you trying to avoid gluten, breakfast can be a challenge.  Most muffins, breads, bagels and waffles are made with wheat or other gluten-containing grains.  If you’re tired of eggs and yoghurt, here’s a great option.  I also … Continue reading curried scrambled tofu