Spicing It Up: The Benefits of Adding Ginger and Turmeric To Your Day

I love herbs and spices. In fact I consider them to be my wild card, my secret super power buddies. 🙂 I have always loved them, and have grown them for years (actually herbs are the only plants I seem to be able to grow with some success), and...

Better With Beans – How to Get More Legumes Into Your Life

When you first start eating a whole foods plant-based diet one of the biggest changes you may encounter is finding yourself eating A LOT more legumes (i.e. beans and lentils). In the Standard Canadian Diet legumes are not usually a daily event — case in point, the UN’s declaration...

Easy Vegan Week: Batch Cooking – Applied!

Last week I talked about tips for batch cooking to make your plant-based and healthy-meal planning a bit smoother and easier, especially during busy weekdays. This week I want to show you exactly how to put that in action, with a sample 1-week meal plan where we batch cook...