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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Fudgey Chocolate Chip Protein Bites!
Lately I’ve been in need of a pick me up mid-afternoon. I think I’m probably not the only one who might get a mid-afternoon slump of energy on a busy day? I created this recipe to give you a burst of nutritious energy and protein to keep you satisfied during your busy day. Of course..Continue reading “Fudgey Chocolate Chip Protein Bites!”
One-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake (Vegan-friendly)
Tomorrow night I will be running a class for a group of single ladies. “Cooking for one!” We all need something a little sweet and sometimes its hard to come up with the time and energy to whip up a treat when it’s just for yourself. Well…very little time and energy is required for thisContinue reading “One-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake (Vegan-friendly)”
Heart Healthy Quinoa Greek Salad
June is Stroke Awareness Month. As the Nutritionist for Sobeys, we are partnering with the Heart and Stroke Foundation to offer you Wellness classes every Monday night of June. Last night our first class topic covered the basic of eating healthy, cholesterol, and nutrition tips that may help reduce your risk of stroke. The recipeContinue reading “Heart Healthy Quinoa Greek Salad”
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”
Apple Cider Vinegar: What’s the hype?
Apple Cider Vinegar has been making headlines all over lately…so what’s all the hype about? I’m writing this post to give you a short and sweet description of what Apple Cider Vinegar is and what it may be beneficial for. What is Apple Cider Vinegar? Apples are crushed and their juice is added to barrels orContinue reading “Apple Cider Vinegar: What’s the hype?”
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”
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?”