Super Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

A baked sweet potato overflowing with hearty stuffing ingredients that make this a meal on its own! Super Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free,  yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for all stages on an anti-candida diet. I have to tell you, I almost fainted when I realized I hadn’t yet […]

35+ Brunch Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Will you be celebrating this Sunday? While while the kitchen is no longer the sole domain of “Mother” nowadays, I bet she’d still love a break from cooking on her special day. Why not prepare one of these special recipes for your beloved Mama, and show her how much you care? […]

Glorious Green Salad (vegan, candida-diet friendly)

Considering all the greens I’ve been eating lately, you’d think there must be a figurative alignment between my food intake and an equally green explosion of foliage splashed across the springtime landscape here in the Toronto area. You’d think. But, ah, you’d be wrong. You see, after the record-breaking cold, back-breaking bouts of shoveling snow, spirit-breaking endless […]

Chickpea and Kale Sandwich Spread & Review of Plant Power by Nava Atlas

As I sat down to begin this review, I took a quick survey on the blog and realized that this is my 9th blog post either reviewing one of Nava Atlas’s books or posting one of her recipes. Obviously, I love this woman’s work. But now I think it’s only fair to disclose that, over […]

Encore Edibles: Squash and Stuffing Burgers

[Savory Squash and Stuffing Burgers are vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free amd yeast-free. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] Well, it’s officially “holiday season” here in Canada, now that our Thanksgiving has passed. Today’s burger recipe is the first in a new ongoing series I’m calling “Encore Edibles”–in […]

Egg-Free Quinoa Fritatta

[Quinoa Frittata is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, nut-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 2 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] Oscar Wilde famously quipped that “Youth is wasted on the young.” Of course, in my youth, I knew unequivocally that the guy was full of . .  . misconceptions. Now […]

9 Common Herbs & Spices that Reduce Inflammation

[You can fight inflammation with common ingredients from your own kitchen. Here’s a list of the top nine anti-inflammatory herbs and spices, plus some of my favorite recipes using them.] You may think that “inflammation” only occurs after a bee sting, when you scald your hand on a hot pot, or when you unwittingly walk […]

Wellness Weekend: The Finale (and an Announcement)

Hi Everyone, Happy Thursday! I hope you’re all having a great week so far. As I write this, I’m deep into the last few days of manuscript madness and scrambling to finish my next book. You might already know it’s one that’s really close to my heart, as within it, I share a lot of […]

Tomato Nut Roast with Buckwheat and Seeds from Green Gourmet Giraffe

Today please welcome Johanna from Green Gourmet Giraffe! I’m so thrilled to have Johanna guest posting on my blog today! Johanna is one of the first bloggers I met when I started blogging, and also one of the very first people who ever commented on my blog (I can still remember the excitement of that […]

California Quinoa Bowl from Cooking Quinoa

Today, please welcome Wendy from Cooking Quinoa. Wendy is one of those bloggers I admired from afar for some time before we finally met online. I was always amazed and a little intimidated by the incredible output on her blog–always such creative, delicious-sounding recipes (and all made with quinoa!!), with beautiful photos to boot–on a […]