Family friendly recipes and real life adventures by a mom/nutritionist


Vegetable Stock

  I wrote most of this article from the oral surgery waiting room, as Rick had his wisdom teeth removed.  Thanks to the unsuspecting man who hadn’t secured the hotspot on his Android, my wait was a productive one!   If I remember correctly – […]

Sweet Corn Chowder

Do you love corn?  I’m slightly embarrassed to say that normally I don’t (it’s just a personal taste thing and I feel very un-Ontarian saying that).  So why am I sharing a recipe for corn soup?  Because thanks to this recipe, I found a way […]

Sweet Potatoes Stewed in Coconut Milk

So I’ve been a bit of a slacker about posting recipes lately.   I have a camera full of lunchbox delights that somehow haven’t made it onto the computer with the words and recipes to accompany them.   One can only get by on good intentions […]

Vegetarian Sushi Salad

When your 6-year-old says “best salad EVER”, it’s hard to remain calm and not to do a little victory dance in front of him.   We love Japanese food at our house, it’s always tops on the list of choices for a dinner out.  This has all […]

Sweet Potato Chili Chips

What is there not to love about sweet potatoes?  The colour rocks, they are a great source of antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium,  manganese and beta-carotene, and they’re much tastier than their distant cousin the white potato (in my opinion anyway).  A great addition to any lunch box, no?