THE FOOD SERIES: Cabbage

THE FOOD SERIES: Cabbage

Look at how beautiful cabbage is when you open them up! Just like small little trees. DESCRIPTION: A member of the cruciferous vegetables along with broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and kale; cabbage is a round plant consisting of multiple, superimposed leaf layers. Most often the outside layer is darker than the layers inside due to […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Okra

THE FOOD SERIES: Okra

Foods like this always amazes me. Something so interesting, unique and slightly odd but is super nutritious and delicious as well. DESCRIPTION: Okra is a green flowering plant, residing in the mallow family. We commonly refer to the fruit or pod when we say okra and it is a tapering, finger-shaped capsule that is fuzzy […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Eggplant

THE FOOD SERIES: Eggplant

Such a beautiful food don’t you think? DESCRIPTION: Most of us are familiar with the glossy purple skin, with a cream coloured flesh variety of eggplant. However, there are other varieties that are white, lavender, green, or even orange and yellow. Their sizes also vary, from elongated, rounded or pea-shaped. Because of the range of […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Lettuce

THE FOOD SERIES: Lettuce

When one thinks of salad they think of lettuce. Lettuce is probably by far one of the most popular greens out there! DESCRIPTION: There are four main types of lettuce: Butterhead, Crisphead, Loose Leaf and Romaine. BUTTERHEAD  – This type have large, tender, grassy green leaves that are arranged loosely. The texture is (as the […]

My Top 10 Smoothie Thickeners

I often get asked how my smoothies are so thick and creamy. So, I have created a list of smoothie thickeners that you can add and experiment with in your next smoothie! There are so many different smoothie combinations and everyone has their own preferences and tastes, so just play around with the ingredients and combinations. […]