Granny’s Borscht (Vegan Option)

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Lunch2 Comments

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Growing up in a Ukrainian family, borscht was ALWAYS on the menu…yet somehow I haven’t learned how to make it until now!?  Now, our granny has always been ahead of the curve.  Chickpea brownies?  She was all over it years ago, long before it was hip.  Vegan borscht: yeah, she had that covered too A couple of tips: she used …

His and Hers BLTS

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food, Lunch, Vegetarian2 Comments

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In an effort to live more plant-based and doing so while living with a partner who isn’t, there are some challenges when preparing meals and stocking the house with staples. One of our “pre-plant-based” favourite meals was BBLTS (bacon, basil, lettuce, tomato). Now that I have reduced my meat consumption I wanted to come up with a way to still enjoy …

The Green Goddess Sandwich

Jillian HarrisFood, Lunch, Vegetarian16 Comments

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There’s a top #breadie competition going on in Vancouver right now between two local chefs. Their different recipes inspired me to create something unique, healthy and delicious of my own using Justin’s favourite, Arnold Bread (a new premium lineup on the west coast … total must try!!!). Who said grilled cheese has to be unhealthy?!? This greens infused super sandwich is …

Toast 9 Ways

Jillian HarrisAppies & Snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch6 Comments

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Toast has always been one of my daily staples. It’s great for breakfast, lunch, dinner and can even make a great appetizer for guests. It all depends on the way that you jazz it up. You can get as creative as you want and adjust anything depending on your taste buds. I have crafted up 9 of my favourite toasts, …

How I Survived Yesterday

Jillian HarrisBreakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch22 Comments

live below the line challenge

As some of you may know I participated in the Live Below The Line Challenge yesterday to raise awareness for Raising the Village. 1.2 billion people in this world are living “below the line”…every 3.6 seconds, another person dies from starvation, most of them under the age of 5. SO, yesterday I joined forces with Raising the Village and for …

Turkey Meatball Tagliatelle

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Lunch4 Comments

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Simple Turkey Meatball Tagliatelle in minutes!!!! I prepared the turkey burger recipe that Jillian has posted before… but I made them into MEATBALLS!!! Simply sauté in olive oil, toss with cooked tagliatelle and add a handful of fresh grated Parmesan and basil. Serve with a salad and VOILA you have yourself a 20 minute meal!!! Ingredients: 1 lb. of ground …

Food Friday: Kale Chips

Jillian HarrisAppies & Snacks, Food, Lunch, Vegetarian7 Comments

KALE CHIPS

Kale chips are one of those snacks that are SO GOOD, SO HEALTHY, but something you are scared to make yourself. Well…let me tell you…they are SO easy once you actually get the guts to do it!!! They taste similar to those classic potato chips that we eat so guiltily…but instead are healthy…and SO addictive!!! Once you make them the first …

Food Lover’s Cleanse

Tori WesszerBreakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch10 Comments

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Well … it’s that time of year again … the transition after those New Years resolutions are starting to fizzle out. BUT summer is catching up to us quickly!!! The muffin tops are starting to return, the thighs are rubbing and your skin looks like an old ball of dough with the changing of season. Everyone is taking measures to …

Captain’s Kale Caeser Salad

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food, Lunch2 Comments

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Being on my New Years health kick and with my Scrub Captain away this week… I recently made his almost famous Kale Caeser Salad in his honour. We should seriously be copy righting this dressing….it’s that good!!! So shhhhhhh…don’t tell anyone!!! It took enough convincing to be able to share it with YOU!!! I hope you enjoy it as much …