My super cool grandma (who I miss so much) started making chickpea brownies long before they were trendy: I guess I have some catching up to do! I wanted to try it with black beans to get that rich dark colour to the brownies, and they turned out AWESOME.
I am always on the hunt for simple weeknight dinners, and this Coconut Crusted Salmon was this week’s solution! It comes together with a few simple steps and is popped in the oven for a quick crowd-pleasing meal.
This Top Secret Granola has a bit of a history. I started making granola back in my university days for a healthy (and cheap, let’s face it) snack, and haven’t really stopped. I’m proud to say that my granola has evolved since my first attempts and remains one of the most popular posts on the…
These Chocolate Coconut Love Bites are the perfect Valentine’s Day treat to make for that special someone, for your kids’ classroom treat (nut free… and they can help!) or for the sweetest end to a dinner party!
My first waitressing job during university was at an eclectic little bistro called the Tomato Cafe, nestled in the Cambie neighbourhood of Vancouver. Originally owned and founded by Diane Clement (cookbook author and previous Olympic athlete), it was true serendipity that they hired me. The Tomato Cafe has had a profound influence on my perspective…
These beautiful Spiked Peach Hibiscus Popsicles are quick to make, not too sweet and the perfect sunny weather treat … just in time for May long weekend!
Life feels SO busy… it’s easy to forget to feed ourselves in the hustle, especially for us moms! These healthy Breakfast Power Cookies (that also happen to be vegan) are the perfect solution. Filled with nuts, seeds, dried fruit, coconut and whole grain oats, these are hearty, nourishing, and out-of-control delicious!
Strawberry Coconut Granola is so incredibly pretty and easy to make! If you’ve never made your own granola before you will be so impressed at how quickly you can pull this together to make your own nutritious, hearty cereal.
You could make regular waffles for Mother’s Day… but why? Plain ol’ waffles get a tropical (and dairy-free) makeover with a double dose of coconut, dolled up with coconut whip and a drizzle of pretty raspberry sauce just in time to spoil your sweet mom on Mother’s Day!