Posts by: Christina

Hearty Quinoa Stew

On October 19, 2020 By

You are going to love this hearty quinoa stew. It pairs perfectly with fall and winter weather! It is delicious, loaded with nutrients and you can have dinner on the table in under 30 minutes. Yes please!

Ingredients: Serves 4-6

2 tbsp olive oil1 onion, chopped1 red bell pepper, cut in ½-inch pieces5 cloves […]

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Baked Ratatouille

On October 5, 2020 By

A delicious tomato, garlic base that’s topped with tons of fresh vegetables and seasonings. Top it off with fresh parmesan cheese to make the most perfect baked ratatouille ever!

Ingredients:

15 ounce can diced tomatoes, drained1 yellow onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp sea salt1 tsp black pepper1 small eggplant, thinly sliced2 zucchini, thinly sliced2 yellow squash, thinly sliced1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced1 tbsp olive oilfresh thyme leaves (to […]

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This is a quick and easy weeknight meal. It is full of flavour and has anti-inflammatory and hormone regulating benefits as well. The spices are warming so it is a perfect meal for cooler weather. Enjoy!

Ingredients: Serves 4

2 cups Jasmine Rice (dry, rinsed)2 cups Plain Coconut Milk (from the carton)1 tsp Turmeric2 tsp […]

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I remember when falafels and I met for the very first time; it was love at first bite. They are a wee bit labour intensive to make but well worth the effort. They can be enjoyed so many different ways with so many different accompaniments. My favourite topping are pickled turnips, sprouts, cukes and tomato […]

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Christina Carreau BA, ND

I feel very grateful that from an early age, my parents taught me the importance of clean eating. We focused on healthy and whole foods most of the time but on holidays and summer vacation we threw caution to the wind and lived it up. My younger brother would remind us […]

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This recipe is simple, quick and checks all the macronutrient boxes. Feel free to cut down on the greens and add any other veggies that you have kicking around in your crisper – radishes, cukes, carrots, tomatoes, the sky is the limit.

Ingredients: Serves 4

2 cups canned or home cooked chickpeas4 cups fresh spinach, or greens of […]

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These zucchini noodles are the perfect gluten-free substitute for this cold pasta dish. If you want you can also serve this warm by sautéing everything for a couple of minutes. Want to turn this into a 5 minute meal? Use store bought pesto instead of making your own. It is zucchini season  – go grab […]

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Crunchy Yogurt Clusters

On August 11, 2020 By

These are super low maintenance, delicious and a perfect snack or dessert for anytime of day. Make these your own by adding your favourite nuts, seeds, dried fruit, shredded coconut, pretzels, corn flakes, cocoa nibs, vanilla extract, maple syrup…the options are endless! Enjoy!!

Ingredients: Serves 12

3/4 cup Plain Greek Yogurt1/2 cup Almonds1/4 cup Cashews1/4 […]

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I LOVE looking at recipe books, making new recipes, re-inventing recipes I have already made! The kitchen is my happy place and where my creative juices flow uninhibited. This recipe was adapted from the Summer Issue of Food and Drink. Every bite is a mouthful of summer.

Ingredients: Serves 4-6

6 cups baby […]

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Nothing says summer like a juicy peach and fresh mint! This salad is fresh, flavourful and so incredibly tasty! You can serve this as a side dish or as your main coarse. The whole family will love it!

Ingredients:  Serves 6

3 firm ripe peaches, halved2  (5- oz.) packages of baby arugula or baby […]

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