Seriously “Super Power” Bars

  I promised the recipe, so here it is… I whipped these up as a surprise treat for a presentation I gave today on “Holistic Nutrition for Shift Workers”, let me state for the record how honored I was to be able to share my learning over the years with this group! Food is fuel,…

Jicama…What the heck do I do with this vegetable?

Yesterday, being Easter Sunday and all, we deviated from traditional and went all out and prepared an *almost vegan family dinner – more on that in a later post. I included jicama in my menu for a couple of reasons; I wanted to kill a few birds with one stone as I posed the question…

Roasted Tomato Coulis

First things first. Technically speaking a coulis (just in case you don’t know) is a sauce made from puréed fruits or vegetables that is then strained. This roasted tomato coulis falls into line with my way of thinking about food…Simple, fresh, real food and delicious! This roasted tomato coulis can be used as a base…

Mexican Vegetable Soup

I’ve been making this soups for years. It’s super fast, super easy and eats like a meal. You can make it vegan, or add in some shredded cooked chicken at the end. It freezes really well, so while your at it why not make a big batch? Eating nutrient dense foods, made with whole food…

Intro to Turkish Cooking

This is where it all began, this was the very first cooking class I hosted and is both simple to prepare and makes for a delicious well rounded meal. Virtually every restaurant in Turkey has some variety of kofte on their menu, traditionally it is prepared with ground lamb, but in this class we use…

Clean Eating Asian Fusion

This class has been immensely popular and is in high demand. The perfect selection of dishes to satisfy the vegetarian or meat eater in your life! Vegan recipes are marked with an * and vegetarian marked with **. Part of the sauces, marinades and dressing series you will learn how to make a wide variety…

From Russia With Love…

This menu is a tribute to the grandmother that came into my life in my early teens. She came to Canada from the former U.S.S.R. and introduced me to all of these delicious foods!

Turkish Paleo

You don’t have to be a follower of the “Paleo Diet” to take advantage of this class. Simply put this menu is grain free, features fresh vegetables, nuts, healthy oils and organic grass fed beef and lamb – your choice!

Turkish Vegetarian

This menu is largely vegan with the exception of a few dishes. If you are looking for new and interesting ways to incorporate legumes into your diet. this menu will surprise you!