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Proper food and nutrition is an important step in living a green lifestyle. Try cooking some of these green recipes and incorporating healthy food into your diet.

taco skins with fresh avocado pico

Vegan Taco Skins with Avocado Pico

This recipe for taco skins with avocado pico takes minutes to come together, using ingredients that are typically already in your pantry and fridge. This makes preparing a quick and healthy snack or an appetizer...
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The Benefits of Eating Superfoods – Infographic

Superfoods are the latest craze for people who are trying to eat healthy and make food choices that also limit our impact on the planet. Superfoods are also referred to as “nature’s medicine”, in that they offer...
picnic lunch box

Pack a Picnic and Get Outside This Summer

Too often we spend our summers thinking of all the activities we should be doing rather than getting out and doing them. Spending more time outside with family and friends would probably top most...
Energy Depleting Foods Infographic

Energy Depleting Foods to Avoid [Infographic]

Rounding out your diet with foods that are both healthy and good for the environment can sometimes be challenging. When you’re short on time, foods that come in individual wrapped servings can be a lifesaver,...
healing salad in a jar

Healing Salad in a Jar With Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

If you like to take a salad for lunch but don’t have time to prepare it in the morning, I have the solution for you. By using a mason jar and putting the dressing in first,...

5 Fiber Rich Foods To Eat This Summer

As the darkened clouds give way to the sunny skies, and the cold breeze gets overpowered by the warmth of the summer sun, almost everything experiences a refreshing turnaround. The clothes get shorter, the faces...
carrot cake cupcakes with avocado icing

Carrot Cake Cupcakes with Avocado Icing

I love things that are not too sweet, and that is why this recipe for carrot cake cupcakes is such a winner. The cupcakes have a very strong carrot flavor, while the avocado icing adds creaminess and a sweet...
turmeric sweet potato quinoa fritters

Turmeric Sweet Potato Quinoa Fritters

I love this recipe because it’s quick, versatile, full of anti-inflamatory ingredients (like turmeric) and the Finnish berry buckthorn adds a Vitamin C kick (which is never a bad thing!) Turmeric Sweet Potato Quinoa Fritters - -...
Sweet Potato Falafal

Sweet Potato Falafel

I topped these falafel balls with sweet potatoes, spinach leaves and homemade guacamole. Seriously, these bad boys are perfect for a snack or a meal.Sweet Potato Falafels - - medium sweet potato (baked or...
Signature Smoothie

Green Breakfast Smoothie

Smoothies are the best breakfast ever. Nothing beats a smoothie to get a cheeky injection of greens straight into your system. I always like to add a crunchy kick by sprinkling with cacao nibs. This...

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Swiss Chard Breakfast Sandwich with Creamy Dill Sauce

When we hear the term “breakfast sandwich” we tend to think of greasy meat and heavy cheese. But instead, what would happen if you...
Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Kale chips make a perfect replacement for potato or corn chips when you are having a craving. One serving (2 cups/500 mL) of these crispy...