Sundried Tomato Pesto

Pizza. Pasta. Potatoes. Sandwiches. Risotto. These are just a few things you can lather this delicious sundried tomato pesto on! Why buy one in a jar when you can make it healthier within a few minutes at home? Let me show you how! But first, let’s talk nutrition! I added nutritional yeast for their B-vitaminsRead more

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Simple ingredients blended together with love creates a flavour explosion of happiness in your mouth! This is what I want you to experience every single time you create one of my recipes. With that in mind, I created one of my all time favourite snacks: Spinach & Artichoke Dip! I have been making this sinceRead more

Zoo Sticks a la Bella

As I sit here munching on my freshly baked Zoo Sticks and listening to my fave tunes… I reflect back on my childhood days dining with my family at White Spot. We would order Zoo Sticks and Legendary Burgers with that signature sauce. Oh those “good ol days,” where family was around 24/7 and foodRead more

Vegan Power Chocolate Mousse

Have a sweet tooth? No problem! Balance your clean eating with a delicious and easy treat by making this Chocolate Mousse! It’s made with four simple ingredients: avocado, medjool dates, raw cacao and Purica Power Vegan Protein!  Purica Power Vegan Protein comes in three flavours: Chocolate, Vanilla & Natural. I used the Vanilla flavour soRead more

Asian Slaw a la Bella

I don’t know about you but during the winter months, I am always craving some type of slaw. This year, I decided to go back to my roots and make something with a little Asian flare. If you know me, my favourite cuisine is Italian so my go-to dishes aren’t typically Asian. But when you’reRead more

Braised Red Cabbage

The rich red colour and robust hearty flavour of a red cabbage are two of it’s primary characteristics that make it nutritionally beneficial to add to our diets. Its red pigment comes from anthocyanin polyphenols which are phytonutrients that are high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.  Braising is a cooking method wherein only half ofRead more

Pumpkin Spice Granola

It’s already Fall! Can you believe it? Time sure flies when you’re busy enjoying work and having fun with family and friends. I have a few Fall favourites and this recipe is one of them! It’s simple, nutritious and delicious! With the healthy fats from the coconut flakes, protein from the pumpkin seed and pecans,Read more