Miso Squash Soup

Miso Squash Soup

August turned to September, and boom! Just like that, there was a big ol’ squash in our weekly box of CSA veggies from Inner City Farms. Normally when I buy a squash, it ends up sitting on my counter for months till I finally remember to use it. They are excellent, edible fall decor, so […]

Healthy Feed-You-All-Week Oatmeal Casserole

Healthy Feed-You-All-Week Oatmeal Casserole

Big City Hippies LOVE one-pot meals! They are usually fool-proof, require much less “focus” during cooking, and make nowhere near as many dishes as multi-dish recipes. If you use a wide variety of produce, whole grains, nuts, seeds, spices and so on, you will end up with a delicious and nutritious meal! This Oatmeal Casserole […]

DIY Nut Butter Blends

DIY Nut Butter Blends

We noticed an explosive amount of growth in the peanut/almond/nut butter section of local grocery stores, and were seeing new, exciting combinations of spreads! Concoctions such as coconut, banana, chocolate chip, apple pie, chia seed, hemp seed, half peanut – half almond and so many more interesting ideas!   Naturally, after examining many labels and deeming […]

Simple & Healthy Pumpkin Pie Banana Bread

Simple & Healthy Pumpkin Pie Banana Bread

We were heading to Lillooet for the weekend, and needed to bring a contribution for a potluck we were attending. We needed something that was easily portable, did not require refrigeration, was delicious, but still healthy!   I thought Banana Bread would be a good option. We had recently made Pumpkin French Toast, and still had […]

The Easiest & Cheapest way to make Organic Vegetable Stock

The Easiest & Cheapest way to make Organic Vegetable Stock

Keeping up with ingredient labels, GMOs, rising prices, health information, grocery shopping and meal planning is a lot of work. A lot. 
Taking the time to create something from nothing in the kitchen 3 times a day, everyday, is exhausting. We are fortunate there are healthy products to assist us when we are in need […]

Healthy Chocolate Spelt Zucchini Cake

Healthy Chocolate Spelt Zucchini Cake

After visiting family friends who own and run Sapo Bravo Farm (Organic Fruits & Veggies) in Lytton, BC, I came home with A LOT of Zucchini.    I decided to finally make a zucchini loaf/cake! It was delicious, simple and healthy! Here is the great recipe!     I tweaked the recipe I found from […]