Cucumber Snack Bites

Snacking.  It is so easy to grab chips or crackers, a pudding, fruit snacks, cookies or granola.  We have tried to reshape our mindset in this house into snacks that provide a protein content and yet are sweet and or savoury to help please the ‘want for food’ outside of a planned meal.  This snack…

Lentil Salad with Salmon

Healthy sources of protein are essential to keeping meals healthy. We often orientate towards carbs in our western culture when we have many great options available which allow our bodies energy without the added sugars (which carbs are broken down into). Full of flavour, this simple lunch is colourful and packs a punch when it comes to protein….

Five Spice Basa

I had never heard of ‘five spice’.  I learned that it was a VERY common mixture used in Chinese cooking but also found in other Asian and Arabian dishes. An interesting history tidbit:  although you would think that the name 5-spice comes from the number of ingredients it is actually a reference to the five…

Baked Salmon Patties

Most Tuna Cakes or Salmon Patty recipes I’ve used in the past have involved frying up the patties in oil on the cook-top.  Then I discovered that you could bake them – healthier for you and less chance of burning!  This is a simple and fast recipe that you can make with your choice of…