Berry Green Smoothie

I love smoothies! They’re my go-to breakfast where I try to pack in as many vitamins as possible! No matter what I have for lunch or dinner, I feel better knowing I covered a large part of my daily servings of fruits and veggies first thing in the morning. One of my favourite smoothies is…

Apple Fennel Turkey Meatballs

Ever since I first tried fennel seeds on warm, fresh, green olives at Uccellino Italian restaurant in Edmonton, I was hooked! The next day I picked up a bag of the seeds at┬áSilk Road Spice Merchant and was on my way to experimenting in the kitchen! Turns out fennel seeds have long been used as…

Ohana Donuts: A taste of Aloha in the City

Being healthy is all about balance. I mean, I love my green smoothies as much as the next healthy-ish gal, but I’m also a foodie who’s gotta try new spots! After yoga tonight, a friend and I decided spontaneously to check out Ohana Donuterie. I saw their food truck this past summer in Old Strathcona,…

Fruit-mash Granola Bars

My mum has been making the original version of these granola bars for years, and they are a family favourite! The original recipe calls for butter and more sugar, and I wanted to create a healthier version. I’ve found that friends and family love them just the same! If I’m craving something sweeter, I’ll drizzle…