Recipe Adventure: Mini turkey & veggie loaf

By Nicole & Andrew Fall is approaching us and this means we’ll all be wanting some good old fashioned comfort food. We’ve created a very simple and easy recipe that’s amazingly healthy too! Ingredients: 1-2 packages of lean ground turkey breast 1 grated zucchini 1-2 grated carrots 1 head of garlic chopped 1 onion chopped herbs and ground pepper worchestire sauce to taste 5-6 mushrooms finely chopped 1-2 eggs 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes chopped 1/2 cup grated cheese (whatever you choose), we used parmesan and swiss Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F and set aside your muffin […]

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Brunch

A few weeks ago my brother and I took my dad out for brunch for his birthday. We went to a hidden gem in the hills in West Vancouver. This epic location has amazing views of the entire city. (although the extremely hot weather has created quite the haze, so it wasn’t that clear, but it was still beautiful) Wondering where we went? http://fraicherestaurant.ca Brunch was delicious, service was wonderful. I had 2 turkey sausages, scrambled eggs, toast (from a local bakery), and baby potatoes that were covered in herbs and sea salt, dressed with some grilled tomato and asparagus […]

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Recipe Adventure: Mediterranean Style Turkey Burgers

By Nicole & Andrew BBQ season is in full force and if you’re not a fan of buns with your burgers, this recipe is perfect. Ingredients: 1-2 packages of lean ground turkey breast 1 mango 1-2 tomatoes garlic your favorite cheese green beans 2-3 yams small handful of bread crumbs 1 egg salt, pepper, spices to taste Directions: Put lean ground turkey into large bowl. In a sauce pan, saute together chopped onion, chopped tomato and finely chopped garlic. Pour sauteed mixture into ground turkey, add handful of flour, 1-2 eggs (depending on how many packages of meat you used). […]

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Recipe Adventure: Two Bean Burrito with Salsa

By Nicole & Andrew This is one of my favorite recipes, mostly because it’s so simple and so delicious and easy to have for lunch the next day too. Ingredients: 1 can Kidney Beans 1 can Black Beans 1-2 fresh tomatoes 1 onion 1 mango 1 cup blueberries 1 jalapeno pepper 1-2 avocados 1 package of whole grain flax seed wraps 1 bunch fresh cilantro your favorite cheese salt, pepper, spices (to taste) Directions: Rinse both cans of beans thoroughly, strain well. In large sauce pan, sauté half the onion (diced finely) and tomato (diced finely) together, then add beans, […]

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Local Summer Secret

I’ve always been a fan of eating local, especially in the Summer season when it’s a little bit easier. A while ago I was given the most delicious gift. I was skeptical about it at first, put it away in the pantry for a few months and then decided i’d give them a chance once Summer arrived. Local Cherries in Sambuca from a company called Where The Garden Grows Photo Credit: Krishkat They just happen to be their #1 selling product and I have to say, probably the best gift you could get someone, the flavours are just amazing especially when […]

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