Following my spice basics post, I thought I'd share a few other spices that might be lesser known, but are staples in my cupboard. I like to use these quite often, but I don't think everyone cooks with these as frequently. They offer a great flavour boost that can really help a dish standout. They [...]
The basic spices I cook with almost everyday.
These are a lifesaver on days when I come home from work starving. Its just enough of a sweet crunchy hit that I can survive until dinner is ready without biting J's head off. They are also my new fav way to break my fast during Ramadan. This and the Rose Water Refresher are my [...]
Did you get my healthy fit fast guide all about intermittent fasting? One of the tips I shared in there for a healthy fast is to ensure you stay hydrated. Which is probably good advice whether you are fasting or not. Chia seeds add an extra hit of protein and omega-3 making this a bit [...]
Ramadan is coming! And I am in full meal prep mode getting ready for our long 16-hour fasts. So, for all my muslim friends, and for those of you intermittent fasting in general, here's some recipe inspiration for you! I find that during Ramadan I tend to have little energy for long involved recipes. So [...]
In some ways intermittent fasting is new to me. And in others I'm a veteran. Growing up in a muslim family meant participating in the once a year fast-a-thon during the month of Ramadan. If you are not familiar, we eat a meal before sunrise and don't eat or drink anything until sunset everyday for [...]
Are you afraid of fat? (Eating it, that is). Don't be. I break down the different fats and why you should be eating fat as part of a balance diet.
ICYMI last week I came up with this bomb paleo, whole30 compliant BBQ sauce as part of a masterchef style challenge I did with a few of my instagram blogger friends. I made the sauce primarily with ribs in mind. But I also wanted to make sure the sauce can be used in more than [...]
What do you make with blueberries, ginger and pickle water? Only the best paleo BBQ sauce you have ever had! Also come check out what my blogger friends did with the same ingredients.
I've discovered a few new favourite items on Naturamarket.ca including a cauli pizza crust that is delish. Here's a list of what I've been ordering on repeat recently (including a quick two ingredient sugar free dessert recipe!)