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Summer Appetizer ~ Watermelon Pizza

Summer has official graced us with her presence and with the arrival of summer comes a whole host of joyous summer activities, namely, the BARBECUE. I love summer barbecues more than anything; and this past weekend my friends and I opened the season strong with an epic potluck bbq. I always call upon my salad making skills when it comes… Read more →

Three Bean Salad with Broccolini

Spring is here and summer is a comin'; and this is the time of year where I streamline my diet in preparation for the scantily clad season. You see, all the heavy winter foods that we consume, although perfectly comforting and nourishing, find themselves out of season when the weather starts to warm up; and I find that I am… Read more →

Summer Squash Casserole with Potato

If you follow me on Twitter (@VitalityGuide) then you are well aware that my garden is becoming quite the marvel. We got off to a puttering start, and our delinquency resulted in a mess of weeds; summer sippin’, vacations and the pull of gainful employment was surely to blame. But alas, despite our borderline neglect, our garden has really begun… Read more →

Homemade Stevia Syrup

Sugar. What hasn’t been said about this white dusty enemy? There are moments where sugar consumption is inevitable; however, since the dawn of this year I have endeavored to cut it out of my life, which has proved challenging, to say the least. Sugar is everywhere, from your Starbucks latte to your morning piece of toast; and the negative effects… Read more →

Summer Snap Pea Salad

I’m four days into my self imposed post birthday week detox; I have been drinking enough green juice to energize a sports team and eating mass amounts of fish, fruits and vegetables. As anyone would imagine, salad is a main feature during this detox. Why? First because it’s hotter than Hades in Edmonton and hot foods have lost most of… Read more →