Ingredients (serves ~20 bites): 1 ½ cup Quick Cooking Oats ½ cup natural almond butter 3 ½ tbsp maple syrup 1 ½ tbsp coconut oil, melted 3 tsp hemp hearts ½ cup shredded unsweetened coconut ¼ cup dark chocolate chunks, chopped 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp ground sea salt Directions: In a large mixingContinue reading “Coconut Chocolate Chunk Energy Bites”
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Easter Quinoa Crunch Bites
If you follow my instagram, I just posted a Instagram story making this recipe. Watch the clips and you will see how quickly you can whip up these Easter treats! They are simple and fast to prepare. So if you’re in a hurry, definitely try out this recipe for the weekend. They are always aContinue reading “Easter Quinoa Crunch Bites”
Lower stress, increase blood flow, improve your mood… Down Dog!
Yoga is a great way to get your blood flowing, increase body strength and flexibility. Adding a little yoga flow to your morning routine may help you lower your stress levels, increase overall mood, enhance your activities of daily living, and much more. Downward dog is a beginner poses in yoga and is generally offeredContinue reading “Lower stress, increase blood flow, improve your mood… Down Dog!”
Why should fibre be a priority in your diet?
Today’s food fact of the day’s spotlight is on fibre. I recently did a presentation in the community and was asked a lot of questions about fibre.. what is soluble fibre? what is the difference between soluble and insoluble fibre? How do I know what foods to eat? Well here is my short summary toContinue reading “Why should fibre be a priority in your diet?”
Puffed Quinoa Chocolate Protein Bites
Ingredients (~15 protein balls): 44g (1 1/2 scoops) Genuine Health’s Vanilla Vegan Protein Powder 16g (1/2 scoop) Genuine Health’s Chocolate Vegan Protein Powder ** You could use all of the same flavour – all vanilla or chocolate here. I just ran out of chocolate! Just make sure that you use a total of 2 scoopsContinue reading “Puffed Quinoa Chocolate Protein Bites”
Mushroom Turkey Burgers (189 cals + 13.4 g protein!)
BBQ season is on its way!! (even though it might not look like it right now with that new batch of snow on the ground). I love bbq’ing even when it is cold out. Last night I created a new healthy turkey burger recipe so you can eliminate those box-bought burgers that are backed withContinue reading “Mushroom Turkey Burgers (189 cals + 13.4 g protein!)”
Weekend Waffles!! (Nature’s Path Wildberry GF)
HAPPY SUNDAY! Due to the SNOW that has now returned to cover the ground….I needed some waffles this morning to cheer me up. I bought Nature’s Path Organic Buckwheat Wildberry Waffles for the first time…and fell in LOVE. They have many different flavours, homestyle, chia, ancient grains, etc. I love this product. No need toContinue reading “Weekend Waffles!! (Nature’s Path Wildberry GF)”
Taco Salad Bowls
OH baby! These Taco Salad Bowls are drool-worthy and can be made in 20 minutes (if you don’t have to make them pretty and try to take nice photos of them LOL) Makes 3-4 bowls (depending on how much chicken everyone wants): Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground chicken 3 tbsp olive oil 1 clove garlic,Continue reading “Taco Salad Bowls”
Food Spotlight on SALMON! What are the benefits?
Salmon is one of my FAVOURITE foods. I absolutely love grilled salmon for dinner… and what’s not to love? It is delicious and a great source of many nutrients. Salmon is especially abundant in protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and Vitamin D. In one fillet(~100g) you will get: ~17-20 grams of protein ~13 grams of fat (only 3gContinue reading “Food Spotlight on SALMON! What are the benefits?”
Bananas for BANANAS!
Bananas are an awesome grab-n-go snack, electrolyte replacement after a sweaty workout, a great flavour ingredient to make muffins or banana bread ….etc! As I am sure you have already heard, bananas are very well known for their large potassium content. One medium sized banana contains 422 mg of potassium. Potassium is an electrolyte that isContinue reading “Bananas for BANANAS!”