Indian Spiced Briyani with Tofu

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A few months back, I was lucky enough to meet a fellow Winnipegger and food blogger – Nita Sharda from Carrots & Cake. Not only is Nita a fabulous cook, she’s also a Registered Dietitian! Plus, she’s incredibly kind, very knowledgeable, oh-so talented and very inspiring! I’ve loved getting to know her and feel like I’ve known her a lifetime. Upon first meeting, we sat for hours over cups of tea at a local coffee shop and dreamed up all sorts of ideas for both of our blogs. Nita has been kind enough to offer her nutrition know-how to the…

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Super Food Salad-in-a-Jar

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One of my goals for 2015 is to incorporate more greens into my diet. I love salads, but I don’t make them as often as I should. Salads-in-jars to the rescue! These little beauties are the key to fitting more greens into your diet. You simply prepare a number of jars at the beginning of the week with the dressing on the bottom, filler in the middle and greens on the top, and you are set for a week’s worth of salads! These mason jar salads stay fresh in the fridge for up to a week. To up the ante on the…

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Curried Coconut Lentil Stew

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Just like many of you, I’ve been trying to eat healthier in the new year. I ended 2014 having made some significant changes to my diet and lifestyle – the main one being I went vegan in August. Since January 1, 2015, I’ve not been eating any processed sugar and have been trying so very hard to get more greens into my diet. I love greens, but I often forget about them! Poor little, forgotten greens! I’ve also been trying to do more food prep on the weekends, so that we are more prepared on weekdays leading to healthier meals…

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