Tag Archives: fresh

Summer Rolls- Vietnamese inspired cucumber rolls

  It has been too hot to turn the oven on most days.  My little garden is giving me lots of hydrating cucumbers and I am always looking for interesting ways to use them.  This week Kimberly Snyder challenged bloggers … Continue reading

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Simple Grilled Corn Salad

  This recipe is the sunny day version of my nacho soup.  It has the same ingredients and flavours in cool, refreshing salad form.  I love it packed to the beach. This makes a big batch, enough to serve 4 … Continue reading

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Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles with Chia Seeds

Yummy! These delicious little treats make it easy to stay cool.  Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia is the secret ingredient in these, helping you stay hydrated and nourished.  Chia seeds by nature are hydrophilic (water loving) and can absorb about 10 times their weight in water. … Continue reading

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Raw Vegan Strawberry Banana Ice-Cream

Baby, it’s hot outside! This post is short and sweet, just like the recipe.  There’s not much to say about this treat, other than it’s delicious! I am loving all variations on the banana ice-cream and this is an old … Continue reading

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Healthy 7- Layer Mexican Dip

Those are my kids’ hands in the pictures as they couldn’t wait to dig in! I have loved this dip for many years and so have they.  It is such a crowd pleaser, everyone devours it. I recently discovered how to … Continue reading

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Greek Quinoa Salad

  There is a restaurant in town which sells it’s famous greek dressing.  While the dressing does taste amazing, it has some questionable ingredients (GMO oils and MSG!).  I wanted to make a healthier knock-off that would still taste great. … Continue reading

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Chia Seed Jam (and raw pb and j sandwiches)

Look at these beautiful babies I brought home from the farmer’s market.  They are so juicy and bursting with flavour.  These ruby lovelies are the perfect example of why you need to get to know where your food comes from (more on this … Continue reading

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