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  • Vegan “meatballs”

    These vegan “meatballs” are made from store cupboard ingredients, and will delight your family with their delicious flavour and great texture

  • Plant-based milks; safe for young children?

    There has been some coverage in the media lately, calling into question the safety of plant-based milks as a beverage for young children. The authors raise three concerns: The amount of protein in plant-based milks The sugars in plant-based milks Fortification in plant-based milks   Let’s take a look at those three concerns, and see if the science backs them up.   Protein   Let’s start with what I agree with. It is certainly true…

  • Canada’s New Food Guide: hoping for better

    Within a year, Canadians will have a brand new Food Guide–hopefully one that incorporates the latest science on healthy eating–namely, increased consumption of fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a decreased emphasis on meat, milk, and eggs. This reform is supported by the latest research, but unsurprisingly, Canada’s meat and dairy industries are fighting these changes. Health Canada had promised a transparent process, however, secret memos obtained by the Globe and Mail indicate that Agriculture and…

  • The best vegan options at Starbucks

    This week on the blog I interview an expert to find out ALL the details of the very best stuff to order as a vegan at Starbucks. Learn how to avoid common hidden dairy pitfalls and how to get the tastiest drinks and vegan snacks. Marlowe is a shift supervisor at Starbucks, and she seriously knows her stuff! Let’s start with coffee. I’m talking the hot stuff! What can I order that is vegan? All…

  • Sweet Potato Kale Soup

    This soup is delicious, creamy, quick and full of nutrients. Enjoy! Be careful with the sriracha if you are making soup for your little ones.