Plant Burgers and Hunger.

Plant Burgers and Hunger.

My experience preparing for Food Bloggers Against Hunger left me feeling out of sorts. I’ve struggled over the past days to figure out what I wanted to say about the rest of my family’s experience eating for the week on an insufficient food budget similar to what those on snap in the US or on … Continue reading

Food Bloggers Against Hunger

Food Bloggers Against Hunger

I don’t know what it’s like to go hungry, I don’t know what it’s like to worry about how I am going to feed my family, nor do I know how one makes a decision between housing and food. I do know that hunger in our country is not ok. I know that Canada is … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Pancakes

Peanut Butter Pancakes

This morning toddler was getting into mischief so I thought we needed an activity. We combined 1 1/4 cup spelt flour, 2 tsp baking power, 1/2 tsp salt. Set aside. Then we combine 1 Tbsp ground flax with 3 Tbsp warm water and waited three or so minutes. We then added 1 1/4 almond milk, … Continue reading

Garbage Soup

Garbage Soup

Last night I started to feel like a cold was coming on…whenever I am feeling under the weather a soup always makes me feel better. When sick no one what’s to spend hours in the kitchen. Hence Garbage Soup. I just add whatever veggies I have on hand, water, a no salt added veggie bullion … Continue reading

20 dollars – five meals

20 dollars – five meals

Here’s what twenty dollars of food looks like. The average family on the food stamp program in America has four dollars a day to feed their family. Almost one million Canadians are accessing food banks monthly. On April 8th I will join over 150 bloggers drawing awareness to the issue of hunger. I hope you … Continue reading

Brown Rice Noodle Soup

Brown Rice Noodle Soup

I’m still trying to win my husband over with flavourful meals and to erase his memory of our lentil fiasco a few nights ago. Usually broths need to simmer for hours to be most flavourful however by using a prepared veggie broth and making a spice mash we can infuse some big flavours into this … Continue reading

Raw Food Love- Rawxies!

Raw Food Love- Rawxies!

My Rawxies order has arrived…I don’t know whose more excited me or the girls at work who will no longer have to deal with me pestering them about the mail anymore. First thing first I haven’t been given stuff to write this post or receive any benefits from doing so…this all pure food love! I’ve … Continue reading

Mexican Hash

Mexican Hash

A few days ago I had made an experimental vegan lentil dish that went a bit awry…hubby was more than questioning this reduced animal product diet we are trying. So tonight for supper I wanted to make something really flavourful to try and win him over. Please note that this is a vegetarian dish that … Continue reading

Vegan Brown Rice Crisp Treats

Vegan Brown Rice Crisp Treats

It was girls night at the Shipley house. What better way to celebrate girls night than with two vegan treats, one to eat and one to pamper ourselves with. Here we are with our Lush Cupcake Face Masks For a special treat toddler and I made rice crispy treats. The best part? They’re vegan! In … Continue reading