Mixed Greens and Basil Vegan Pesto

Ever since I discovered that Parmesan cheese is made with rennet (an enzyme extracted from the stomach of calves), we have completely scrapped Parmesan cheese from the children’s diets. My pesto recipe contains no Parmesan cheese and is a suitable choice for both vegetarians and vegans. Not only that, but it is highly nutritious and delicious. In addition to Parmesan Read More …

Blending the Perfect Green Smoothie

Green smoothies have been popular for the past few years, and with good reason. These smoothies blended with fruits and leafy greens are nutrient-packed, gives your body energy, and helps transform your body inside and out. If you are like me, the first thought of a green coloured smoothie might sound a bit unappealing, but the fruits mask up both the smell and Read More …

Shortbread Cookies

For me, the holidays aren’t complete without holiday baking and cookie jars filled with delicious homemade cookies. I bake shortbread cookies, sugar cookies, and gingerbread cookies all throughout the month of December and the kids help me decorate and package them for friends and family. Of all the cookies I have attempted to make over the years, shortbread cookies are by Read More …