Happy Friday followers! I created this recipe because I recently tried the “Energii Bites” at Freshii and fell in love. I had to re-create them! I think based on my taste investigation as to what they use to create their bites… I came up with a recipe that tastes almost identical. I added in someContinue reading “PB Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Energy Bites”
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Maple Pecan Granola
After my smoothie bowl post the other day, I wanted to provide you with the newest granola recipe I whipped up for a breakfast nutrition class at Sobeys the other day. Quick, easy, crunchy, chunky, and delicious! Maple Pecan Granola (~Serves 15 as a topping) Ingredients: 2 cup large flake oats (I used Bob’s RedContinue reading “Maple Pecan Granola”
Layered Nacho Dip (With a healthier twist!)
Don’t we all get the cravings for all the summer snack foods when this beautiful weather comes around? … Dreams of s’mores, homemade pizza pockets on the campfire, chips and dip? I think most of us can relate. Today I thought I would re-create the fabulous nacho dip my family used to make when we wereContinue reading “Layered Nacho Dip (With a healthier twist!)”
Coconut Chocolate Chunk Energy Bites
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”
Cauliflower Pizza Crust
*This recipe is a low carbohydrate alternative to regular pizza dough. It can also be made gluten-free.* TIP: If you do not want to end up eating your pizza with a fork and knife, I recommend going light on the cheese or cooking both sides of the crust before doing your toppings. How? Cook the crustContinue reading “Cauliflower Pizza Crust”
Orange you glad to hear from me?
Today I thought I would do a spotlight on the benefits of oranges. Oranges are a great source of natural sugars (carbohydrates) to provide your body with energy. Oranges are PACKED with Vitamin C. Vitamin C plays a role in the healthy growth of bones, teeth, skin and other body tissues. Vitamin C alsoContinue reading “Orange you glad to hear from me?”
Baked Spicy Sweet Potato Fries with a Vegan Southwest Style Dip
For this recipe I used the Japanese Sweet Potato (reddish skin with yellow inside). The Japanese sweet potato has slightly lower carbohydrate content than the yam (orange inside). Therefore, this makes the Japanese sweet potato a bit more diabetic friendly than its competitor…it also has a slow carbohydrate release time. Sweet potatoes are packed withContinue reading “Baked Spicy Sweet Potato Fries with a Vegan Southwest Style Dip”
Banana Nut Bread (Low Carb, made with coconut flour!
This recipe makes ~9 large slices/servings. It is packed with wholesome ingredients and healthy fats to keep you satisfied longer! Ingredients: 4 eggs 1.5 tsp vanilla extract 2 medium-sized bananas, mashed 1/4 cup natural almond butter 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt (0% m.f.) 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 3/4 cup rye flour (or other flourContinue reading “Banana Nut Bread (Low Carb, made with coconut flour!”
Ranch Dip (you can whip it up in under 10 minutes!)
Whip this easy vegan ranch dip up for SuperBowl Sunday… A much healthier alternative than the other cream dressings you find on the market. It also is quick and easy to make. Preparation time is under 10 minutes! Woohoo! Why not give it a try? Ranch Dip Ingredients: 1 cup Vegenaise (or vegan mayonnaise of choice)Continue reading “Ranch Dip (you can whip it up in under 10 minutes!)”
The Juice Bust! Why you should cut back on juice in your diet.
Many of us believe that consuming loads of orange juice will fuel us with Vitamin C and many other fruity benefits. But… is it really all that good for us? Juice is often misconceived as a healthy beverage to quench your thirst and fuel your mornings. Why am I personally against drinking juice (specifically pasteurizedContinue reading “The Juice Bust! Why you should cut back on juice in your diet.”