Buddha Dressing

If you ask anyone who’s eaten lunch around me this past year, they will tell you I have this dressing on my salads at least 4 days a week. It’s the perfect combination of savoury flavours and works well with all sorts of salad fixings. It literally takes 13 seconds to put together (I timed […]

10 Tips to Eat Right in the Backcountry

One of the FAQ’s that I’m often asked is what I eat when I back country camp. Well, a lot of the food I eat depends on three things: Will it fuel me? Can I cook it out of 1 pot? and is it light? Most people think it’s hard enough to cook a meal […]

Omega-licious Granola

This yummy mix of goodness is loaded with omega-rich ingredients! I also like to call this my “low-‘nola” because it’s low on the sugar side. Instead of using regular oil or butter, I’ve chosen to use coconut oil instead. After a few trials, I’ve come to realize the coconut oil actually makes it more crunchy […]

15 Tips for Winter Camping

1) Research Weather and Avalanche Conditions Even if the forecast doesn’t call for avalanche warnings, if you’re planning on touring, snowshoeing or camping in a potential “at risk” area, be sure you book avalanche kits well in advance – especially if it’s a weekend. In peak season, sometimes MEC (or other outdoor stores) can run […]

Cashew, Cranberry, Hemp Heart Bars

Song in Headphones: Genghis Khan (I took dance breaks while writing this) If you find you’re in a rush some mornings, grab one of these on the way to work/school with an apple — you’re set till lunch! I sometimes eat one before a run to keep me going, and they are especially great for hiking. […]

Chia Seed Berry Pudding

It’s safe to say I’ve hopped on the “chia seed pudding” bandwagon. I’ve been quickly preparing this mixture these past two nights. It’s great. This concoction is so simple to make it’s ridiculous. By morning, It turns into this completely different medley of ingredients — and tastes even better. For this recipe I used a mixture […]

Zesty Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Song in Headphones: Janglin It was one of those mornings where you open the fridge and stare at it blankly for about 10 minute; contemplating what to start your day off with. This week was ridiculously crazy at work so I knew I wanted a kick-start this morning…full energy breakfast come at me! I put this […]