Zucchini Basil Pasta

vegan zucchini basil pasta

I’m posting my new favorite summertime recipe after making it for the first time tonight. I wanted a way to use zucchini as they are growing from the garden and I just love fresh basil. So I basically put them together and it worked! It was soooo yummy and easy to make! Leo, my one […]

Roasted Chickpea Salad

I’ve seen roasted chickpeas in salads before but I’ve never actually made one until this one and it was delicious! Easy to make and very nutritious!! Preheat oven to 400` Ingredients: (I use organic whenever possible) Salad mix Cucumber Tomato Cilantro Hemp seed hearts Lime    Chickpea Marinade: Chickpeas. You can use canned or dried […]


Crepes! One of the easiest and tastiest breakfasts to make! I got this recipe off my friend Sandra. We used to make it when we were teenagers! You can substitute the ingredients to make it dairy and gluten free. Use a milk substitute like organic soy, almond or coconut milk. Instead of all-purpose flour use a gluten-free flour. […]

Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry)

I decided to make Chana Masala for dinner last night and it turned out amazing! We are trying to eat a more vegetarian based diet so this meal was perfect. It is also GF and Vegan. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did! Ingredients: 2 cups of dried chickpeas 2 tomatoes 1 […]

Aloo Gobi (Potato & Cauliflower)

Aloo Gobi is a wonderful dish full of so much flavor. I like to serve it with an Indian bread and plain yogurt, This recipe serves 2-3 people. Ingredients: 2/3 potatoes.  1 head of cauliflower 1 onion 1 large tomato 5 cloves of garlic 2 green chilies 1 teaspoon chopped ginger cilantro (to taste) 2 […]

Lentil Ginger Soup

  “we dance our madness, we dance our joy. oh precious ones, the fun has just begun, wild music is in the air; there’s beauty flowing everywhere.” –James Green I never grew up eating ginger so sometimes I find it difficult adding it to my cooking. It has a strong flavour to it but added […]

Honey Garlic Vinaigrette

I got this recipe over 10 years ago from my friend Aili and it has been my staple homemade salad dressing ever since. It’s super easy with just the right mixture of ingredients. I promise you will love it!! ` 1 tablespoon local honey 2 tablespoons organic olive oil 2 tablespoons organic balsamic vinegar  half a […]

Benefits of the Dandelion Herb

“Herbal medicine lives outdoors, where nature spirits arouse our enchantment, and our vitality is naturally quickened.” -James Green I grew up in the country on 30 acres of mostly heavy forest. I grew up eating plants and berries from the forest. But I missed a very important plant that grows wild everywhere. It is a […]

G.F. Breaded Ling Cod

Ling Cod is a real treat around our home! You have to jig for it when you are fishing and usually my husband likes to troll for salmon. Catching a 30+ Spring Salmon is more of an adrenalin rush I suppose! 😉 Personally I love jigging for cod. The motor is off and all you […]

Home Made Taco Seasoning

Pre-packaged taco seasoning is not the best for you. They are full of preservatives and GMOs. Check out this taco seasoning recipe I made from scratch. We ate it tonight and all 4 of my kids loved it! Again I only cook simple healthy recipes, because lets face it, with 4 kids I don’t have time […]