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Spring Fling Risotto

By | Dinner, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Spring | 2 Comments
Risotto. It sounds kinda fancy but it's about as easy to make as a box of mac and cheese once you've done it a few times. Promise. When we started eating more whole, fresh foods both brown rice and  quinoa became a staple part of our meals and before long I was alternating between them almost every other day. As much as I love both of them a plain pot of grains can get a little boring night after night. I've been experimenting with simple...
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// BLOG SERIES // How to Eat Well at Home (Even if You Don’t Love Cooking) :: Meal Planning 101

By | Breakfast, Cooking with Kids, Desserts, Dinner, Drinks, Gluten-Free, Intentional Parenting, Lunch, Mealtime Rhythm, My Kitchen, Picky Eaters | No Comments
Isn’t it funny how when you learn a new word or hear a popular quote you seem to hear it ten times that day??? A quote that I keep seeing pop up is “If it isn’t scheduled, it isn’t real”. I love it. It’s just such a simple truth. Setting an intention for better eating is a wonderful start but for most of us it needs to be accompanied by a solid plan - or schedule -  for it to...
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Kale and Quinoa Minestrone {Gluten-Free}

By | Becoming Minimalist, Dinner, Lunch, Mealtime Rhythm, My Kitchen, Spring | No Comments
One of my most favourite dishes to make is a simple soup. They're such an easy way to pack tons of veggies into a delicious, one dish (hallelujah!!!) family meal. And soups are incredibly forgiving.  Don't have beans? Swap for chickpeas. No zucchini? Use celery. This recipe is in my meal plan at least once a month but changes slightly throughout the season based on what's fresh from the farmer's market, veggie boxes or the store. It's so versatile you can make it...
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