Oatmeal Energy Bites (No Bake)

Oatmeal Energy Bites

These Oatmeal Energy Bites are easy to make and feel like a treat. But they’re full of good healthy ingredients. February Is Heart Month February is heart month! Did you know that nine out of ten people have at least one risk factor for heart disease and stroke? Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause ofRead more

Bulgur Stuffed Acorn Squash

Bulgur Stuffed Acorn Squash

This Bulgur Stuffed Acorn Squash was inspired by Lebanese Tabbouleh, which is a classic salad of that region with cooked bulgur wheat, parsley and mint. Lebonese Cuisine Lebanese dishes, like many cuisines of the Mediterranean, feature a lot of whole grains such as bulgur, lots of chick peas, and also plenty of fresh herbs, plusRead more

Kale Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Kale and Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes

Kale & Quinoa Stuffed Tomatoes are a delicious way to use up some tomatoes. It’s that time of year when the garden is bursting with them. To me, there are few things better than a perfect, vine ripened tomato picked and eaten while still warm from the sun. I bring the salt shaker out toRead more

Moroccan Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Ground Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Moroccan Chicken Stuffed Peppers, or any stuffed veggies, are one of my favorite meals. It’s so fun to stuff a delicious filling mixture into veggies and bake, or grill them. You get a whole meal in one package, and it’s delicious, too. And bell peppers are the perfect stuffing vessel. Lean ground chicken is aRead more

Wild Rice Salad – Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Wild Rice Salad

I love a wild rice salad. They’re simple, nutritious and delicious. And, I  always like to use whatever is locally in season. So, when I found some beautiful, locally grown  beets from the farmers market this week, I roasted them up on the barbecue, being sure that I had leftovers to use in this greatRead more

Moroccan Chicken & Lentils – Tagine

Moroccan Chicken & Lentils

Moroccan Chicken & Lentils is a flavour packed, but simple stew. Tagine is another name for this dish. It’s also the name of the cooking vessel that you use if you are cooking this in Morocco, or any North African country.  I don’t own a tagine. Which I hope to remedy soon. But, lacking a tagine, I’mRead more