Spring is in the air, and as our thoughts turn to clearing out and cleaning up the spaces around us, it’s also a great time for a little cleansing within. Anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant foods have the power to leave you feeling spring clean, inside and out. You can also add some fibre-rich foods to your diet to help the body remove wastes and keep your digestive tract healthy.Read More
Welcome to the Jessica Mitton Recipe blog. This is where I share my original recipes for nutritious and delicious meals, snacks, soups, smoothies, and more! I love nothing more than experimenting in the kitchen, taking the ingredients I have around and trying new ways to create dishes that taste as good as they make you feel. I hope you will try some of my recipes, and I always appreciate your feedback. Enjoy!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Looking for a green festive food? Look no further! Stay away from the artificial dyes and use real whole food to colour your dish green. This pesto is full of goodness including calcium, fibre, good healthy fats and it has anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties to help reduce inflammation and oxidative stress in your body!Read More
Granola bars are so easy to make and you get so many in a batch! They’re great to freeze and take out for an afternoon snack. Make these at the beginning of your week and you will have a go-to health snack all week long!Read More
Summer is here and so is burger season! It’s time to start making those summer salads and quick and easy go-to meals. These veggie burgers are a cinch to put together on those hot summer days. Are you worried you won’t be getting enough protein if you don’t eat a burger made from meat? Set those worries to one side! These veggie patties are packed full of protein and fibre to give you that burger-sized feeling of satisfaction.Read More
I'm so excited to be part of this amazing cookbook, From Scratch Cooking: 2018 Edition, by the Academy of Culinary Nutrition! This years cookbook will raise funds for Organics 4 Orphans, a Canadian non-profit organization that helps address extreme poverty by providing the resources and knowledge to small scale farmers so they can farm organically and productively to support orphans in their communities. Make a donation to help support a great charity and get 40 delicious recipes!Read More
I like to have a roasted chicken from time to time, and rather than throwing out the carcasses, I will freeze them until I have enough to make a delicious, nutritious and versatile chicken bone broth.
Bone broth is so good for you! It’s loaded with so many great nutrients, including collagen – a protein found in the skin, bones and muscles. When the chicken carcasses are boiled down, the collagen in the bones becomes nutrient-packed gelatin.Read More