His and Hers BLTS

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food, Lunch, Vegetarian2 Comments

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 …

Roasted Tomato Basil Capellini

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Vegetarian2 Comments

Tori from Fraiche Nutrition has done it again … this pasta looks so good I can’t help but drool just looking at it!!! This is a perfect dish to whip up over the long weekend or for a dinner party!! Heck, who am I kidding, it’s a quick and easy recipe for ANY day of the week and any occasion!!! Whoever …

Easter Long Weekend Menu

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food, Holiday Favourites2 Comments

Every long weekend around here is all about spending time with family, sitting back, relaxing, laughing and EATING good food (not to mention candy on this one in particular!!)!!! If you’re the one hosting a dinner party, you’re probably starting your dinner planning NOW … so food is on the table by the time the guests arrive and you still have …

Toast 9 Ways

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

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, …

Vegan Chopped Mexican Kale Salad

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Vegetarian2 Comments

Hi everyone, if you don’t already know me, I am Tori Wesszer of Fraiche Nutrition and I will be taking over Jilly’s blog today. Are you tired of the same old kale salad? Taste buds, meet the Mexican Kale Salad. Packed with outrageous flavor, you will completely forget that you’re eating ‘clean.’ You can substitute sugar or another similar sweetener …

How I Survived Yesterday

Jillian HarrisBreakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch22 Comments

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

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 …

Not So Irish Stew

Tori WesszerDinner, Food, Holiday FavouritesLeave a Comment

I started off with the intention of making Irish Stew for St Patrick’s Day, but that nice bottle of red wine and fresh rosemary got the best of me.  So I made stew, but not really the Irish kind, whoops!  Nevertheless, it is so full of incredible flavour that I promise you’ll forgive me after the first bite! Ingredients: ¾ …

Food Lover’s Cleanse

Tori WesszerBreakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch10 Comments

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 …

Tequila Flank Steak

Jillian HarrisDinner, Food4 Comments

I am DYING for a tropical get away… how about you!?!? SO I drew inspiration from hot sun, bright flavours and … tequila!!!! I had this idea the other day, that I could marinate my steak in tequila … I thought I was genius until I googled it and found this recipe of this amazing Tequila Flank Steak! I didn’t change much …