#FoodFocus – Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

No need for artificial food dyes to transform hard cooked eggs into beautiful eggs for your Easter basket when you can extract the natural vibrant colours from real food like purple cabbage and turmeric, just to name a few! I also tried blueberries, frozen wild as well as fresh, and paprika. I had never done…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

#FoodFocus – Rustic Rainbow Trout with Rapini

  I don’t know about you but I could eat fish every day. My husband is now saying that I will be swimming upstream soon because of the amount of salmon I have been eating! Growing up, mom cooked some kind of fish or seafood every Friday. We had cod, sardines, sole, shrimp and sometimes…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Rustic Rainbow Trout with Rapini

#FoodFocus – Slow Cooked Sunday Pot Roast

As the days get longer, spring fever hits and the outdoors beckon! Sometimes, making meals takes a back seat and when this happens, fast food becomes a practical option. Well, it doesn’t have to be this way. Especially when you have a crock pot or slow cooker, an amazing small appliance that makes easy work…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Slow Cooked Sunday Pot Roast

#FoodFocus – Mushroom and Pepper Scramble

Who doesn’t love a good scramble on the weekend? Especially when it’s bright and colourful and packed with flavour! And you don’t have to wait for the weekend because this dish is so quick and easy to make. It’s also a great way to sneak in some veggies for those ‘picky eaters’  😉 For 2…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Mushroom and Pepper Scramble

#FoodFocus – Mixed Arugula Salad

Did you know that some of the greens in your salad are actually feeding your gut’s friendly bacteria, also known as probiotics. This is a good thing! These prebiotics stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria, thereby improving digestion and balancing the harmful bacteria and toxins. Prebiotics and probiotics must work together for optimal gut health…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Mixed Arugula Salad

#FoodFocus – Chunky Mushroom Ragu

When I started this blog, I wanted to empower young adults, particularly those starting off on their own or moving away for school, with a resource of nutritious and simple-to -prepare recipes. Too often, students, for example, opt for fast food for the sake of convenience and time. Nutritionally, this is probably not the best…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Chunky Mushroom Ragu

#FoodFocus – Four Bean Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing

Just a quick post before heading into the weekend. Beans. Legumes. So nutritious yet so many of us rarely get enough in our diets. If beans are bland for you, then you need to try this simple, easy and quick-to-make recipe for a vibrant and delicious bean salad. For 2-3 servings You will need :…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Four Bean Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing