Chronological Recipe Index

The recipes below are in chronological order. Use our Alphabetical Recipe Index on the right to find your recipe by name.

 

Winter Skin Recipe: Creamy Avocado Lime Dip

The beautiful colour and zesty Mexican-inspired flavours in this recipe can be a bright lift to a dark and wintery day. Fantastic as a dip with crunchy tortilla chips, or a fresh side sauce to complement an earthy chili or baked bean casserole, this Creamy Avocado...

Strawberry Protein Smoothie

This is my favourite high protein smoothie, made without protein powder. It is an excellent high energy snack for fueling pre-workout or replenishing afterward. The cashews or hemp hearts provide a good dose of healthy fats as well as protein, which is extra important...

Malted Maca Smoothie

  This is a deliciously rich and smooth non-caffeinated energy drink/milkshake. It features the malty-flavoured maca: a rainforest herb, member of the potato family and important part of the traditional Peruvian diet for over a thousand years! Don’t let its...

Get Your Greens Smoothie

This smoothie is a great way to start your day with a healthy dose of green vegetables! The coconut water base also makes it a great “pick me up” on a hot summer afternoon or post exercise when you need to rehydrate. Coconut water is a rich source of electrolytes and...

Orange Coconut Fudge

Now here's a honeyed melt-in-your-mouth fudge you can feel good about! These are pretty coloured squares, tinged with orange from the juice and flecks of rind, or with the added turmeric for a more uniform yellow-orange: perfect for Halloween fun. A nice variation...

Chocolate Honey Halva

This is a nut-free, protein-rich, melt in your mouth candy. Homemade halva is super quick to put together and more nutritious than commercially-made halva, which usually contains high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) or refined white sugar. For those unfamiliar, tahini is...

Healthier Halloween – Caramel Nut Balls

If you are looking to make this Halloween a little more wholesome, here are some delicious and nutritious homemade non-candy sweets to treat. Instead of the refined sugars, artificial avours, colours and hydrogenated oils that make up most conventional Halloween...

Curried Squash Soup

Golden hued and full of warming spices, a steaming bowl of this soup is the perfect antidote to a cold & dark winter day. Spicy, satisfying and vegan, this recipe features many immune supportive nutrients. The curry spices (turmeric, coriander and ginger) are...

Lemon Lentil Soup

  This is a simple and soothing soup. Miso – traditionally a fermented soybean paste (you can also nd chickpea versions in some health food stores if you are soy–sensitive) – makes a wonderful umami base for a quick soup. The lentils are a great vegan source of...

Bone Broth

  Bone broth is incredibly rich in the nutrients that support overall healing. It's wonderful to sip on by the cup as you would tea when feeling under the weather. It can also be used more generally to support healthy digestion, nails and bones. Now, if the...

Get Your Greens Soup

Get a great dose of nutrient dense leafy greens in this simple yet tasty creamy soup made with no dairy or other “cream”. Just like a green drink but in a warm soothing form — even better for digestion and absorption! Excellent for those needing to increase their...

Stir Fried Broccolini with Shiitake Mushrooms

    If you are looking for some veggie inspiration, this recipe is for you! This tangy ginger sauce elevates the requisite vegetable accompaniment to a higher level than your typical side dish. The vegetables featured here are also a step above their more...

Nourishing Chicken Noodle Soup

When we have an ailing friend or loved one, one of the rst things that comes to mind is the o er to bring the convalescing soul some chicken noodle soup. Homemade chicken soup is well known across the globe for its curative properties, and this golden- brothed elixir...

Soothing Congee

Congee is a wonderfully soothing and easy to digest dish with Eastern Medicine origins. It’s essentially a very creamy medicinal porridge/soup. The ultimate warm and nourishing “get well” meal, congee acts as a tonic to a weakened or de cient system as it’s easy for...

Food for Sickies: Ginger Applesauce

  As published in EcoParent Magazine! Applesauce is a wonderfully warming comfort food. Unlike cold and raw produce, stewed fruits are very easy to digest. Eating applesauce when one is under the weather provides little strain on the body to break down—making it...

Blueberry Quinoa Porridge

  This is a delicious warming porridge for morning camping trips. Quinoa cooks quickly and is very light for something so nutrient dense. High in protein and gluten-free, quinoa is actually a seed that cooks like a grain. Quinoa is unique in the plant world in...

Polenta Camp Lasagna

Polenta is gluten-free, inexpensive and delicious. I recently spent a month in Italy and often enjoyed creamy polenta in lieu of the other more common wheat-based carbs like pasta and pizza. This cornmeal dish’s claim to fame isn’t so much its nutrition profile....

Make At The Campsite: Best Date Chocolate Pecan Pie

  (As published in EcoParent Magazine) Dates are the caramel-like, naturally sweet base to this decadent pie made with no added sugars or sweeteners. I used to make a version of this recipe in the 90s when I had a backpacking company guiding ten day long trips in...

Thai Turkey MEATBALLS

These protein-packed morsels are a nice variation on the standard Italian-issue meatball and are quick and easy to prepare. Try serving with stir-fry and rice or pad Thai noodles and steamed broccoli trees or on top of a steaming curry bowl. You can also serve as an...

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