Summer is such a happy time, especially during this strange time in the world. This summer also seems to be especially HOT so far – so you’re not going to be wanting to spend a lot of time in the kitchen cooking while appliances are heating up the room.
The warmer weather is re-introducing me to my love for sandwiches! Also, who says that sandwiches can’t fit into a healthy diet? They certainly can! Pack them with veggies, healthy fats and protein and you have yourself a balanced meal!
We’re going to be spending more time in our backyards as the weather gets nicer but our outside travels remain limited. I encourage you to use your backyard oasis as an ‘escape’ from the inside world!
However, sometimes when we think of a patio meal, we think of something is that is super indulgent. This doesn’t have to be the case! I’m here to provide some guidance and ideas for fun, seasonal meal/snack and drink ideas that provide balance, nutrition and flavour. Let’s get into it!
Watch the TV segment below, that I did with Global Kingston on this topic!
Although I am of the school of thought that you don’t have to cook everything from scratch to be healthy and convenience foods do have a place – sometimes those convenience foods can add up cost-wise!
This week in particular has felt quite heavy. In Ontario, we were faced with more lockdowns restrictions as Covid cases increase. I have been wondering if we will ever get out of this thing.
Have you ever done a salad jar meal prep? This is my first time getting into this meal prepping adventure. Let me tell you why I started this adventure!