Do you know the true secret to creamy hummus-like dips? White beans!
The taste of white beans is a bit more subtle than chickpeas, but their texture provide the creamiest of all dips.Read More
This peanut-tahini sauce is magical! It’s the very sauce that made my 7-year-old love broccoli, just for the sake of dipping it into this creamy mixture.
And indeed, it’s a simple trick you should try if you weren’t gifted with veggie-loving kids. Or simply to jazz up a bowl of steamed veggies or a dull lentil salad for lunch.Read More
Ketchup is a staple in many houses and to some parents it’s a life-saver when it comes to dealing with their picky eaters. Fact is many kids will more easily eat their greens when dipped in ketchup.Read More
I find that roasting vegetables really works wonders for picky kids. When roasted, vegetables caramelize around the edges, intensifying and sweetening the taste. This delicious roasted pumpkin recipe is definitely worth a try!Read More
Homemade hummus is the best. No doubt about that.
Although I agree some store-bought brands taste great and are divinely smooth.
But one glimpse at the label says a lot: highly refined vegetables oils, preservatives, colorants, tons of salt, and sometimes even sugar (bah).Read More
My kids are fond of this cold soup, and I’m even fonder of watching them gobble down seven raw veggies with a red mustached smile on their face.
Compared to the original gazpacho recipe this one is made with a few extra veggies, fresh orange, and a handful of soaked cashews for extra proteins and healthy fats.Read More
Homemade pesto = goodness in a jar (vitamins, minerals, and protein boost without conservatives and nasty e-numbers!). It’s also quick & easy to make, far tastier than commercial pesto, and you can use it in so many different ways!Read More
You probably know nori from sushi. But have you ever tried plain nori in the shape of a crispy treat?
Seaweed is classified amongst the healthiest foods on earth, offering the broadest range of minerals of any food.Read More
Golden milk (or turmeric tea) is an ancient ayurvedic beverage praised for its powerful health benefits.
But because not all children like the sharp taste of the original recipe, I came up with a milder more child-friendly version with similar health benefits.Read More
Homemade cheese cookies are a great low-carb snack. Made with Gouda cheese and almond meal, they’re bursting with protein and fiber, and are very satiating. They’re also easy and fun to make with kids and require just 4 simple ingredients to blend in a food processor.Read More
This recipe was my first encounter with pumpkin and sunflower seeds when I was about eight years old.
It was an instant love affair that has stayed with me ever since. And one I’ve enthusiastically shared with friends, family, clients, or anyone who has ever tried them and fallen in love as well. Because believe me or not, whether they’re vegan or junk food addicts, EVERYONE loves these tamari roasted seeds.Read More
I’m all about simplicity. And efficiency. And health (of course). And if simple, quick, healthy dishes also have a high WOW-factor, I’m totally in!
I created this simple pumpkin recipe almost by accident, but I’ve served it many times at dinner parties or just for the five of us. These pumpkin gratins look sophisticated but represent little work and are delicious, especially with meat or poultry.Read More
I don’t know about your kids, but mine were never crazy about broccoli. Despite all my efforts to make broccoli more attractive by roasting, pureeing, or naming it “dinosaur trees” (although that last strategy surprisingly did the trick with my boy).
But then recently I served them broccoli topped with one of my favourite sauces...Read More
Quinoa has been a staple in my life since I first discovered it about 15 years ago. It didn’t yet enjoy the fame it does today, and I must admit it took a bit of trial and error before I mastered this little grain.Read More
It’s hard to imagine I once lived without knowing the existence of sweet potato fries. Since I first discovered these about 5 years ago, I’ve made them at least once a week. Which means I must have popped around 260 oven trays filled with sweet potato fries into my oven. And I can assure you I’m far from sweet potato fries boredom.Read More