October 23, 2015

Is your Halloween Candy a treat or a trick? To me, it sounds like a bunch of chemicals, drugs and genetically altered substances put together in happy, colourful packaging.

Read the rest of my article in Common Ground magazine here...




May 16, 2014



Vegan baking substitutes:
Ban Butter
What it does: In baking, butter adds flavor and a rich and sometimes a spongy texture. It also helps baked goods rise evenly and adds to both the density and sweetness.
How to substitute: Butter is extremely...

May 15, 2014

Erin and Fiona hits the curb with our #veganchallenge2014, on a quest for mouth watering vegan goodies on wheels. You'd be surprised at all the options available out there!

May 14, 2014

Erin Ireland whips up to die for vegan recipes for the challenge.


 Simple Rhubarb Compote, Healthy Spinachy Hummus, Cinnamon Hazelnut Butter with Coconut Oil.

Find the recipes at www.itstodiefor.ca



*TIP* When shopping for vegetables it's always important to have a gr...

May 4, 2014

*TIP* Don't be afraid to ask questions: Especially on specific menu items, you can make sure to ask all the ingredients involved in their preparation to ensure that everything in the menu item is vegan.

Substitutions: if you're eating out at a non-vegan establishment, s...

May 1, 2014

Hey that wasn't tofu!!!


*TIP* If a food isn't accepted in one form, try another. For example, a child who doesn't like cooked spinach may like fresh spinach as part of a salad. If a child doesn't like chunks of tofu, try making the tofu into a dip and serving it with s...

May 1, 2014

* TIP * If your child refuses a food the first time it is offered, don't push, but don't give up hope. Sometimes it takes several tries for kids to accept a new food. Offering a small amount of the new food with a dish that's familiar-and well-liked by the child-may he...

May 1, 2014

*TIP* Children learn by example. Eat the same healthful foods that you serve your child. If fruits, vegetables, and vegetarian meals are on your plate, your children will embrace them, too. They are healthy for both adults and children.

April 30, 2014

The days of iceburg, tomatos and cucumber are behind us. Salads are much more fun with roasted, grilled, pickled and sauteed veggies added. For extra church and flavour to avoid on dressing try putting nuts, grains and fruit to your salads...then build a fire out of it...

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