Creamy Carrot Soup Without Cream

Healthy cream of carrot soup made with carrots from Alberta. And potatoes too. Then paprika and coriander fried, of course, with onion and garlic. Everything cooked in homemade chicken stock with tender organic chicken. Yes, you can use store bought to save on time but not money. Depends on a day. I get it. My garage’s floor is covered with bags and boxes lined with newspaper full of mom’s earthy produce. Not exaggerating at all, she brought about 20 lbs of tomatoes, 15 lbs of beets, 30 lbs of potatoes…
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Clean Eating French Fries and How “Fed Up” Documentary Changed My Kids

A few weeks ago we watched a documentary “Fed Up”. I mean, there was nothing new to me but my 8 year old wanted to see it. The film focuses on obesity in the US, why it is happening, how there is a lack of education about it and how Michele Obama’s message “Let’s Move!” is controversial. There were 2 kids, a boy and a girl, shown as an example and overall movie really targeted how much sugar our kids over eat. My 4 year old saw the kids…
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Mexican Sausage Potato Skins

  These potato skins are perfect for the game days, whatever games you play and watch.:) You can serve them right on a baking tray. Just sprinkle with some fresh cilantro, throw in a few slices of lime and jalapenos, add a jar of salsa, even Greek yogurt (I was obviously out) => you are good to go.   I don’t think Mexicans eat much potatoes but Ukrainians do. I swear if and when my mom sees and tastes these, she will  exclaim “Oh, these are just like our…
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No Peel Healthy Roasted Vegetable Mashers

Creating classic yet healthy all time favourite mashed “potatoes” recipe, I had a few things in mind: Thanksgiving is upon us. If you don’t know, Thanksgiving in Canada is celebrated in the 1st half of October vs. at the end of November in the US. Every time I start looking for pumpkin in American stores at the end of August, I get weird blonde looks. I hate peeling vegetables. I wanted the mashers to be yellow. I was going after light, airy and fluffy texture. That’s why I…
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