This creamy green smoothie is all about nourishing the body, mind and soul. There is a reason for each and every ingredient, and they all work together to help you look and feel your best, inside and out.Read More
I absolutely love these pretty purple elderberry & blueberry smoothie bowls. Not only do they look and taste amazing, but they’re packed with micronutrients, fibre, healthy fats, and protein, too!Read More
Rich, fudgy chocolate cake in minutes?! Count me in! Especially when it’s healthy enough to eat for breakfast! Yup, this sexy single serving sensation is packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, fibre, and protein. It’s also nut-free and suitable for vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and keto diets.Read More
I am a diehard oatmeal fan, but I also love switching things up and trying new grain and grain-free porridge alternatives. Here I cooked some gluten-free buckwheat groats and used them to make both sweet and savoury breakfast bowls.Read More
I absolutely love this colourful coleslaw. It’s bright and beautiful with a wonderful variety of textures, and it’s bursting with fresh flavour and health benefits. My three chicklets gobble it up every time, shaved brussels sprouts and all!Read More
This kale, banana & grape smoothie is super simple, super delicious and super nutritious!
Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. For only 33 calories per cup, you get loads of amazing goodness - fibre, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and even 3 grams of protein!Read More
These fudgy chocolate cookies are amazingly good AND good for you. They contain no grains or refined sugar and are packed with vitamins, antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats and protein. All that plus they are super quick and easy to prepare!Read More
Smashed chickpea salad is a great plant-based alternative to egg or tuna salad. It can be served on toast, sandwiches, crackers, tacos, salad, loaded sweet potatoes or even nachos!
This recipe gets a wonderful creaminess from avocado (in lieu of mayonnaise), along with loads of flavour from the addition of fresh herbs. It was a huge hit with my meat-loving boys as well as my vegan taste-testers! Better still, it’s super quick and easy to make and absolutely packed with fiber, healthy fats and protein!Read More
Yup, that's right — a green pea smoothie!!
As a kid, I loved to pick the pods from the garden and eat the little sun-warmed gems straight-up!
And green peas pack a nutritional punch, too! They are rich in vitamins & minerals including vitamins K & C as well as disease-fighting antioxidants like coumestrol, which is believed to reduce the risk of stomach cancer. Furthermore, one cup of peas contains approximately 8 grams of fibre and 8 grams of protein.Read More
True story... When I was preggers with baby #2, I had the strangest food aversions and cravings. I could NOT stomach sparkling water (shocking for a girl who drinks it daily). And yet I would take any break I had between patients to wolf tomato, lettuce & egg salad sandwiches. And I didn’t think I even LIKED egg salad.
Fast forward more than a decade and I am still not a fan of egg salad. Except for THIS egg salad! The mayonnaise-laden mixtures of my youth have been replaced with a not-so-pretty but much healthier, more satisfying and tastier version using smashed avocado.Read More
My chicklets love the minty twist on this refreshing spinach and pineapple smoothie! And that makes this Doctor Mom pretty darn happy, since it’s packed with greens, fibre, healthy fats and protein!Read More
This greens + mango + avocado smoothie is truly marvellous. It’s tropical, creamy AF, and absolutely packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, adaptogens, fibre, protein, healthy fats and pre & probiotics!! Doesn’t get much better than that. Go ahead and give it a try. You can thank me later. 😉Read More
This easy-make pudding is so rich and creamy that you’d hardly believe it gets the Dr. Tara stamp of approval for brekkie! In fact, it’s a great breakfast option since it is refined sugar-free but packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats, and protein!
Don’t let the avocado in here scare you off. Avocado & cacao are a match made in heaven. Even if you think you don’t like avocado, trust me on this one and give it a whirl!Read More
Here is my smoothie tribute to Oprah (and frankly to all the strong, passionate women out there!!). It is a refreshing and vibrant blend including spinach, pineapple, avocado, mint and matcha. All of the ingredients are real and help to support a strong body, mind, and spirit.Read More
Ok, we all know I am a sucker for the cheesy recipe names. But whatever you wanna call it, this is one dreamy & creamy matcha avocado smoothie bowl. It’s low in sugar but packed with all the goods — leafy greens & veg, probiotics, collagen/protein, and healthy fats!Read More