#FoodFocus – Terrific Tofu – Baked Tofu Fries and Kale Chips

For this recipe I used Extra Firm tofu. Other Ingredients: 1 egg, slightly beaten Salt and Pepper to taste Flour Panko bread crumbs For the Kale chips: a few leaves of fresh kale salt to taste olive oil Slice the block of tofu into 1/4 to 1/2 inch slices and place them on paper towels…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Terrific Tofu – Baked Tofu Fries and Kale Chips

#FoodFocus -Terrific Tofu

We’ve been hearing about tofu and soy beans quite a bit over the last few years. We hear terms such as fermented, soft or firm associated with it. You find tiny cubes of it floating in Japanese Miso soup, larger cubes in stir fries, even desserts and burgers are made from it! So, what is…… Continue reading #FoodFocus -Terrific Tofu

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Mixed Berry Smoothie

I love this Berry Smoothie! In a blender, combine: 1/2 cup plain low fat yogurt 1/2 cup milk, your choice 1/2 cup fresh or frozen mixed berries 1 small ripe avocado 1/4 cup apple juice 2 tsp ground flax seed honey to taste Blend, pour into a glass or Mason jar if you’re on the…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – Mixed Berry Smoothie

#FoodFocus – Hearty Brown Lentil and Potato Soup

Lentils! Green, brown, black , yellow, red or orange, there is so much nutrition packed into these tiny little legumes. They are high in dietary fiber, which helps stabilize blood sugar levels and lowers cholesterol, are low in calories and are an excellent source of protein, B-vitamins, Iron, Folate and Magnesium (heart health). They support…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Hearty Brown Lentil and Potato Soup

#FoodFocus – Butternut Squash Soup

Comfort food at its best. This time of the year, squash is plentiful and packed with nutritious benefits. Butternut squash is one of the most popular winter squashes and contains a huge amount of Vitamin A, packed with Vitamin C and E as well as B Vitamins, is fiber-rich, low in calories and very versatile.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Butternut Squash Soup

#FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato -Herb and Cheese Hasselback

Sweet potatoes are synonymous with the Holidays. Canada celebrates Thanksgiving early in October while the USA celebrates their day of thanks closer to the end of November. This is one of my favourite ways to prepare sweet potatoes. The Hasselback is a Swedish recipe originally created using regular potatoes and then adapted to sweet potatoes.…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Sweet Sweet Potato -Herb and Cheese Hasselback