Well my dried fruit turned out awesome. It was so tasty (especially the pineapple) and I didn’t have to add a single ingredient. However, my dried vegetables were quit bland… I am going to experiment to determine how to make my veggie chips taste better. (If I should be honest…. the green bean resembledContinue reading “Dehydrator”


I have always wanted a dehydrator to make my own veggie chips and dried fruit. This way I know exactly what is going into my food and don’t have to worry about any added ingredients ….besides what I choose to include 🙂 I can’t wait to experiment with new recipes once I get the hangContinue reading “Dehydrator”


Happy #ThrowbackThursday. Who else ate ‘Ants on a Log’ as a kid?! …. and who knew that it was great snack that includes all your essential macronutrients: Carbohydrates (celery & raisins) + protein/fats (natural almond/peanut butter). Make sure you choose to use natural almond butter or peanut butter to avoid added sugars/oils. Nuts are aContinue reading “#ThrowbackThursday”

Egg White Omlette

Egg whites are an excellent source of protein and contain zero grams of fat. They are great for making omelettes. Sautee some veggies in a small pan (e.g. chopped peppers, onions, mushrooms, and spinach). Add in 1/3 cup egg whites. Sprinkle on shredded cheese. Cook each side for ~5-7 minutes on medium heat. I eat myContinue reading “Egg White Omlette”

Hearty Turkey Chili

Ingredients (serves 12): 2 cans crushed tomatoes 1 can tomato paste 1 can kidney beans, rinsed & drained 1 can chickpeas, rinsed & drained 1 red pepper, chopped 1 red onion, chopped 1.5 cups mushrooms, chopped 1 package (450g) ground turkey 1 tbsp olive oil 4 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper 2 garlicContinue reading “Hearty Turkey Chili”

Chicken Kale Quinoa Soup

Ingredients: Chicken Meatballs: 1 package ground chicken 1/4 cup egg whites 1 tbsp italian seasoning 1 garlic clove, crushed For the soup: 1 tbsp italian seasoning 1 carton Campbell’s Vegetable Broth 1/2 cup sprouted Tru Roots quinoa 1 large red onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped grape tomatoes 2 bay leaves 2 garlic gloves, crushedContinue reading “Chicken Kale Quinoa Soup”

Protein Powders

Protein powders are becoming increasingly popular in the fitness sector. Protein powders do not have any benefit over whole foods or a naturally protein rich, well-balanced diet. Protein is extremely important post-exercise for muscle synthesis and development…especially if you are doing resistance training. What type of protein you choose (whole food or a protein supplement)Continue reading “Protein Powders”

Almond Crunch Granola

This is my favourite granola recipe yet!.. Almond butter was the perfect ingredient to make crunchy chunks 🙂 So tasty in yogurt or to nibble on its own! Mix in a bowl: 2 cups large flake oats 1/3 cup almond butter, softened 1/4 cup honey 2 tbsp pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1 tspContinue reading “Almond Crunch Granola”