Chronological Recipe Index

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

 

Clafouti

This baked pancake is a classic French dessert when made with cherries, and kirsch instead of vanilla. This recipe is based on one from the Mount Assiniboine Lodge where I had the pleasure of cooking for many years. We regularly served this as a breakfast dish to...

Kefir

As published in EcoParent Magazine. Kefir drinks are tart and refreshing and this type made with coconut water tastes like a soft drink. Kefir is a microbial-rich, cultured food. It contains trillions of probiotics excellent for restoring the ecology of the digestive...

Kombucha

Kombucha is a fizzy, acidic, slightly sweet tonic beverage. It is made from tea, sugar and a kombucha culture called a ?mother? or scoby. The scoby looks like a giant gelatinous mushroom pancake! It is actually a symbiotic colony of beneficial bacteria and yeast...

Roasted Rosemary Parsnips

Parsnips are a naturally sweet root vegetable. When roasted, their crispy edges sort of caramelize as they brown, creating a really tasty alternative to roasted potatoes. They are a great source of soluble and insoluble fiber, as well as folate (an important B...

Cedar Salmon with Wasabi Ginger Marinade

  For a unique winter feast, why not give the traditional roast a break and try this recipe starring a smoky, wild, cold-water fish entree. Grilling salmon on soaked cedar planks infuses it with an incredible smoky aroma and flavour that really elevates this dish...

Maple Mustard Glazed Brussels Sprouts

  Brussels sprouts are so chock-full of nutrition, it makes sense that they are such dense little round fellows with many layers. Part of the Brassica family, other brethren include: cabbage (they kind of look like miniature cabbages!), kale, cauliflower, and...

Walnut Mushroom Spread

This is a rich, earthy very umami vegan spread. It creates beautiful crudit's when spread on crackers garnished with a slice of brightly coloured vegetables such as peppers, a sprig of herbs or a garnish of shredded celery root. It also makes a great spread for...

Get Your Greens Smoothie

Get Your Greens Smoothie This smoothie is a great way to start your day with a healthy dose of green vegetables! If your palate needs some time to work your way up  to more greens in a glass, you can begin with adding some more fruit or fruit juice - pineapple is...

Strawberry Protein Smoothie

Strawberry Protein Smoothie This is my favorite high protein smoothie, made without protein powder. Soaked raw nuts and seeds are one of the most digestible vegan protein sources. Why Soak? It neutralizes the phytic acid which can inhibit mineral absorption and also...

Crunchy Almond Protein Squares

Crunchy Almond Protein Squares These are a great high protein alternative to regular rice crispy squares traditionally made with marshmallows or peanut butter. These tasty treats are not only super easy to make, they are an excellent vehicle for sneaking in fiber,...

Coconut Cod Fishsticks

Crispy crunchy fish sticks – Yum! And good for you too! The breading here is gluten-free and super simple. First, the fish are dipped in egg or tapioca flour/ water, coated in unsweetened shredded coconut and finally cooked in coconut oil until crispy and golden. I...

Mung Bean DAHL

Mung beans are a great source of protein -- 7 grams in ½ cup cooked -- the same as a hard-boiled egg. Mung beans are also high in fiber, an excellent source of antioxidants and are low glycemic index legumes. They are amongst the easiest legumes to digest. While they...

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...

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 the...

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....

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 that it...

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...

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...

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