Thanxgiving Quinoa Salad   Gluten free and packed with antioxidants, protein, fibre, minerals, healthy fats, leafy greens and flavour, this is pretty much the main meal for me! I would definitely call this a one-pot wonder. It has become a staple on my holiday table and I have...

Cacao Puffed Quinoa Bars These tasty nutritional powerhouses tick all the boxes in the macronutrient stakes. Healthy Fats: coconut oil; Protein and Complex carbs: hemp, quinoa; Antioxidant: cacao and cranberries; Taste: hello chocolate. These are a great post workout snack, not to mention the kids will love these...

We are so lucky, dining-wise. This city is a buzz with sustainable, green and farm-to-table dining options. But there is still a standout of healthy spots that make the Nourished hit list. Of course home cooked is best—your inner chef has the salt/sugar/oil control—but we all...

Ruby Red Quinoa I love quinoa and I worship beets. I put these two superfood together along with my favourite greens and herbs and my quinoa has been heightened to new levels. This gluten-free, high fiber salad loaded in beta carotene and iron is the the...

Coco-Banana Bread (It's Gluten Free) Probably the easiest thing to bake—(read, you can not mess this up) and seriously, the yummiest  gluten-free, protein-packed, healthy fats and fiber-rich dessert/breakfast/snack. For school friendly options, use all millet flour or a mix of quinoa and millet flours. I would...

Lemon Vinegrette This is a deviation on my favourite balsalmic vinegrette. I love the lemon for summer to lighten up the load and add some extra lemon zest to life. It also doubles as an outstanding white fish marinade. Yum. 1/4 cups Champagne vinegar2 tbsp Maple syrup1 tbsp...

Red Rooibos Latte Sometimes I just need something sweet and comforting in the morning. And yes, I admit it, sometimes I will have coffee. But since I have self sabotaged any hankering for coffee as I make hands down the worst coffee in house, I enjoy...

The Love Smoothie Love. I love this smoothie. This light pink drink has everything you need. It has the taste and all the nutrients to keep you going all day—protein, calcium, omega 3s, magnesium, potassium, antioxidants, fiber, Need I say more, Oh yes…Mood enhancers. Love that...