The Perfect Holiday Breakfast

Are you looking for something delicious to make this holiday season? Try making parathas and omelettes!  For those of you who don’t know, parathas are a South Asian flatbread that are flaky, crispy, chewy, and buttery. They remind me of croissants, without the fluff. They can be paired with eggs, curries, or kabobs.  I followed SeriousContinue reading “The Perfect Holiday Breakfast”

Gluten-Free Pancakes

There are so many recipes labeled with tags such as gluten-free, no refined sugar, dairy-free, vegan, etc. As a consumer who has little knowledge regarding nutritional science, it is easy to get confused about health claims, which is why I think it is important to debunk the true benefits of recipes that are considered healthyContinue reading “Gluten-Free Pancakes”

Antioxidants: The Basics

What Are Antioxidants? Antioxidants are compounds that inhibit oxidation. Oxidation is a chemical reaction that increases the production of free radicals, which causes internal damage to cells. Antioxidants are naturally found in foods in the form of vitamins, minerals, and plant chemicals, specifically vitamins C, E, selenium, and carotenoids. How Antioxidants Work Free radicals areContinue reading “Antioxidants: The Basics”

Middle Eastern Inspired Salad

I agree, salad can be boring. In my opinion, the two most important factors of a delicious salad are the choice of protein and dressing. These two components frame the flavour of your salad! Otherwise, you’re just consuming plain, raw vegetables. It is up to us to add flavour to our diets! Every week, IContinue reading “Middle Eastern Inspired Salad”

Blender Banana Muffins

Does anyone else go into a coffee shop and instantly want to pair their coffee with baked goods? In my household, this is a common occurrence. There is something so comforting about having a morning, afternoon, or a night coffee with baked goods. Why You Experience Comfort Your feeling of comfort is due to a releaseContinue reading “Blender Banana Muffins”

Butternut Squash Alfredo

Ahh, it is time to enjoy our favourite fall foods. I’m a lover of pasta, specifically creamy pasta. Since it is fall, I love eating warm, creamy, and sweet foods that provide me with comfort and happiness. So, I created a pasta sauce from my favourite fall vegetable, butternut squash. I usually pair this pastaContinue reading “Butternut Squash Alfredo”