Kale & White Bean Soup

This is one of my family’s favourite soups to make over and over again. We change things up sometimes, and may add millet or chunks of potato, but this base soup on it’s own is absolutely delicious and really easy to make. Kale & White Bean Soup 1 large bunch of kale, stems removed 2 […]

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Holiday Gift Idea – Cranberry & Epsom Salt Tea Light Holder

My mom attended a workshop a couple of weeks ago where they taught easy homemade gifts to make. We have fallen in love with these ones in particular! First off, they are so cute! They look like cranberries in fluffy fallen snow, with flickering lights. We have them set up on our coffee table, and they […]

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Chickpea, Okra & Squash Stew

Soups and stews are my favourite thing to make in the cool winter months. They can be made in large batches, and frozen in small mason jars to easily be thawed and warmed for a quick meal.  This stew here is packed full of protein, fibre and vitamins. The warm and comforting flavours and different […]

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Rainbow Salad with Baked Tofu

Not only is this salad really beautiful and visionally appealing, it is chock full of nutritious goodness, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. Each ingredient in this salad is a unique nutrition powerhouse. I’ll list some of the nutrition info here first (this is definitely not an exhaustive list), and then the recipe will follow! Spinach – […]

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Breakfast Grain Bowl

It’s been so long since I’ve posted a recipe! I apologize… life just seems to take over sometimes! If anyone out there is on Instagram, I am constantly posting daily updates on there (food dishes, new books I’m reading, what I’m up to, etc). Feel free to follow me over there as well! www.Instagram.com/nicolebenson Now… […]

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Wellness on the Grand Event, Brantford – July 26, 2015

We are so very excited to be selling our delicious food and drinks at this outdoor event on Sunday! There will be a vast array of different vendors ranging from health and wellness professionals, yoga instructors, belly dancing, energy therapists, healers, wellness products, refurbished beautiful furniture, and much more! 202 Grand River Ave, Brantford, Ontario. […]

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Fruit Rolls

So what do you do when your fridge/freezer break down and all of your frozen berries start melting? You either make a GIANT smoothie, or blend those babies up and dehydrate them into fruit rolls! This recipe is really easy, as long as you’ve got a dehydrator to work with. (You can also do this […]

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Black Bean Brownies

Don’t let the title scare you, these little bites of joy are delicious! You may even say they’re the best brownies you’ve ever had! They are made from good healthy ingredients so you don’t need to feel guilty when snacking on these, and they are dairy-free and grain-free, so even your family members with certain […]

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Mexican Bean Salad w/ Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Mexican Bean Salad ½ zucchini spiralized (or sliced with julienne peeler) ½ carrot spiralized (or sliced with julienne peeler) ¼ cucumber, diced ¼ orange bell pepper, diced ¼ red bell pepper, diced ¼ green bell pepper, diced ½ can organic corn, rinsed and drained 1 can organic black beans, rinsed and drained ½ avocado, diced […]

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Maple Walnut Banana Bites

Maple Walnut Banana Bites 2 ripe bananas 1 cup oats 4 – 6 dates, chopped 2 tbsp almond butter 2 tbsp chopped walnuts (or pecans) – you can omit this if you have a nut allergy 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut – you can omit this if you don’t love coconut 1 tbsp maple syrup […]

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