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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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!)”
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?”
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!)”
Spicy Cauliflower “Wings” with a Ranch Dip (The perfect Superbowl Snack to keep you on track)
(Vegan, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Paleo-friendly, Sugar-Free) Looking for a healthier snack to make for Superbowl Sunday?? Stay on track with your diet by snacking on these cauliflower “wings”! OMG they are so delicious…. and the ranch dip….omg again. Adjust the amount of hot sauce used to suit the level of spice you can tolerate. I madeContinue reading “Spicy Cauliflower “Wings” with a Ranch Dip (The perfect Superbowl Snack to keep you on track)”
Banana Breakfast Bars (quick & easy recipe)
This is a one bowl recipe… quick and easy to make AND you can easily tailor it to your taste buds. Change the nuts that are used, add chia, flax, or a different dried fruit to suit your taste buds! Ingredients (makes ~12 bars): 3 large bananas, mashed (I used two from the counter andContinue reading “Banana Breakfast Bars (quick & easy recipe)”
Apple “donuts”! A fun snack that lets your kids to get creative in the kitchen.
I was playing around in our kitchen today at Sobeys. We have some upcoming children’s classes and I wanted to test out recipes to make sure they were kid friendly. This recipe is DEFINITELY a keeper. It is so easy and can be tailored to many picky-eaters. The kids can get creative in the kitchen andContinue reading “Apple “donuts”! A fun snack that lets your kids to get creative in the kitchen.”