Instantpot Greek Lemon Potatoes

Jessica Penner, RDRecipes, SIde Dish38 Comments

Healthy, quick, and easy! These Instantpot Greek Lemon Potatoes are potato perfection! Pair with chicken souvlaki skewers and a Greek salad for a tasty meal. I’ve taken a few shots at this recipe, and you’ll be glad that I persisted, because I can honestly say now that it’s perfect! You won’t find tastier Greek Lemon Potatoes anywhere, I guarantee it! That’s a money back guarantee… oh wait, this recipe is free to read so I’m fully covered 🙂 tastier with time If you happen to have leftovers of these InstantPot Greek Lemon Potatoes, you are one lucky person. First of … Read More

Overnight Steel Cut Oats

Jessica Penner, RDBreakfast, Recipes2 Comments

If you’ve enjoyed overnight oats the regular way, with rolled oats, then you NEED to give these overnight steel cut oats a try! The tried and true recipe gets a twist with this different type of oats, resulting in a chewy, delicious overnight oats experience that changes up your expectations! Overnight oats are fairly popular, and with good reason: they’re delicious, nutritious, and super easy! Typically they’re made with rolled oats, which work really well to soak up the milk. But then I had this thought: “what would happen if I used steel cut oats?” I recently discovered just how … Read More

Golden Cauliflower

Jessica Penner, RDRecipes, SIde Dish2 Comments

turmeric roasted cauliflower

Something magical happens when veggies are roasted… this golden cauliflower represents a turmeric roasted transformation into sweet, crispy morsels of goodness that melt in your mouth! This is how delicious veggies can be. I’ll roast a whole head of golden cauliflower and a large onion, and it will be devoured in two meals by our family of three! Golden cauliflower is easily the best part of any meal I’ve added it to. Roasting in the oven really does do magic to veggies. Suddenly all the bitterness disappears and the veggies are transformed into these sweet, crispy morsels of goodness that … Read More

The Best Guacamole Ever

Jessica Penner, RDDip & Spread, Recipes, Snack2 Comments

the best guacamole ever

 Simple and fresh this guacamole is simply the BEST! Bursting with lime & garlic, balanced with a hint of spice and salt. [vegan & gluten free] For guacamole makers, the guacamole recipe is a huge source of pride.  Those of us who have been to a guac-off (no really, it’s a thing), know that every guacamole maker at such an event is convinced their recipe is the guacamole recipe to end all guacamole recipes. Did I say guacamole enough for you? Guacamole. It’s totally one of those words that gets weirder the more you say it. Guacamole. Anyhow, for those who have never made guacamole … Read More

The Big Salad… how to build a meal-worthy salad

Jessica Penner, RDEntree, Recipes, Salad2 Comments

Mango Quinoa Nourish Bowl

Have you ever eaten a salad and then felt hungry again fifteen minutes later? Then you may suffer from Small Salad Syndrome! A big salad won’t leave you hungry, and it’s a tremendous way to help you meet your daily servings of veggies. A plate-sized salad could equal 4-5 servings of veggies! Vegetables are important for nourishing your body with vitamins and minerals. Did you know that fruits and vegetables are the ONLY foods that have Vitamin C? Scurvy develops when Vitamin C levels drop very low, and until recently we thought scurvy was long gone. We’re talking about a … Read More

Savoury Turmeric Salad Dressing (vegan)

Jessica Penner, RDDip & Spread, Recipes, Salad5 Comments

turmeric salad dressing

Reap the anti-inflammatory benefits of turmeric spice in this super simple turmeric salad dressing! It’s a savoury vegan dressing full of umami flavour.  I’m experiencing a major crush on salads right now! In winter I usually switch to going nuts on soups,  but this year salads are making a major appearance at our table! It may be because salads are a good reminder of summer… which I’ve desperately needed with this -40C cold snap Winnipeg’s been going through! The headlines over Christmas highlighted the fact that it was colder in Winnipeg than both the North Pole and Mars. Yup, somehow … Read More

DIY Healthy Salad Mix (costco copycat)

Jessica Penner, RDRecipes, Salad, TutorialLeave a Comment

DIY healthy salad mix

Four reasons to make your own DIY healthy salad mix: save time, save money, reduce food waste, and eat more veggies! I was super inspired by Susan from A Little Nutrition when she posted on Instagram about making her own salad mix and how it lasts longer than either pre-bagged mix or even whole heads of lettuce or bunches of greens. She said it lasts 10 days in the fridge! Could this really be true? I was a little sceptical but also really hoped it was true so I had to try it out for myself. Why did I doubt? Susan … Read More