Quick Raspberry Tuna Salad

Are you looking for healthy meal ideas that you can easily pack up and take with you to work? I happen to be a pro at easy and portable lunches and dinners since I spend a couple of long days at my studio each week. On these days, I pack a breakfast/lunch (which is usually…

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Creamy Dill Coleslaw

Coleslaw is one of my quick go-to healthy dishes when I’m short on time or preparing food for multiple people. This low-carb, keto & paleo friendly dish is packed with nutrients that are detoxifying and waistline loving. The trick to this quick dish is using a food processor. You literally throw all your ingredients in…

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Pumpkin & Beef Salad

OK, so I’m only human which means there are many moments where the thought of spending an hour in the kitchen to prepare a healthy meal is just not appealing (especially after a long day of work). Given that these moments happen quite often and I refuse to settle for low-quality food, I created a…

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Mediterranean Paleo Cobb Salad

Did you know? Most restaurant salad dressings contain low-quality industrial seed and/or vegetable oils that are oxidized. These inflammatory oils can cause a long list of health problems even when consumed in small quantities over a period of time. When ordering salads at restaurants, I always request no dressing and ask for olive oil and…

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The Big Beef Salad

This is one of my go-to dishes during the week when I visit my Mama J for dinner. It’s super quick and simple to whip up, loaded with heart healthy omega 3’s from grass-fed beef and booming with antioxidants from the dark leafy greens. The simple flavours of garlic, lemon and basil add so much…

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Butternut Squash Salad

Looking for a well-balanced salad dressing combination? There’s a general oil to vinegar ratio you can follow to create the perfect dressing for your salad every time … 3 parts oil to 1 part vinegar seems to tickle the palate of most. If you prefer a little more acidity (like I do) you can always…

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Creamy Paleo Coleslaw 

Creamy Paleo Coleslaw  INGREDIENTS: (serves 2-3) 1/2 red cabbage 5 medium carrots (peeled) 1 green onion 1 small garlic clove 2 tbsp. avocado oil mayo 1/2 lemon (juice only) 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. coriander Sea salt & black pepper to taste INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Chop cabbage, carrots and green onion into large chunks. 2. Place…

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Breakfast Salad

Breakfast Salad SALAD INGREDIENTS: 3 cups salad greens 1 tomato (chopped) 1/4 cup pickled beets (sliced) 1/2 avocado (chopped) 1 small shallot (chopped) 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. oregano flakes Sea salt & black pepper Mix all ingredients together and top with two fried eggs.…

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Salad Dressing 101: Oil to Vinegar Ratio

Are you struggling to find a perfect and consistent balance with your salad dressing? There’s a general oil to vinegar ratio you can follow to create the perfect dressing for your salad every time … 3 parts oil to 1 part vinegar seems to tickle the palate of most. If you prefer a little more…

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Creamy Dill Tuna Salad 

I know it’s not always realistic to have fresh protein sitting in the fridge ready for a quick and nutritious lunch or dinner. That’s why I consider wild canned fish to be an essential pantry item. Whether it be tuna, salmon or sardines, have your cupboards stocked with a variety so you’ll never have an…

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