PB Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Energy Bites

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”

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!”

Very Berry Smoothie Bowl!

Happy Hump Day! Are you looking for a mid-week boost and something to cool you down in this hot weather? This smoothie bowl is the perfect idea to refresh, cool-down and a great way to nourish your body. Adding protein powder is optional.. however I strongly recommend adding protein to amp up the satiety ofContinue reading “Very Berry Smoothie Bowl!”

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)”

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”

THE BEST Southwest Dressing (Wholesome Ingredients, Vegan, & Delicious!)

I tried out Vegenaise for the first time back in December…. and fell in love! It is an egg-free mayonnaise. You can opt to use regular mayo or ..I would recommend trying out Vegenaise for this recipe. You won’t regret it. I think it tastes better than the traditional egg mayo. No need to be veganContinue reading “THE BEST Southwest Dressing (Wholesome Ingredients, Vegan, & Delicious!)”

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?”

Dark Chocolate Salted Crunch Bark

One of my all-time favourite dessert/treat recipes! I’ve posted a very similar recipe to this before….and here it is again because it is so tasty!  This recipe is always a hit with my family and it was a big hit with my coworkers as well. This bark didn’t last very long in our fridge! GiveContinue reading “Dark Chocolate Salted Crunch Bark”

Chocolate Chunk Energy Bites… with a surprise ingredient!

Guess what these energy bites are made of?! Primarily CHICKPEAS! Who would have thought? Chickpeas are a low fat alternative to use in many recipes. Chickpeas are also a great plant-based source of protein, fibre, B vitamins, and iron. Tonight I am hosting a class on this Versatile Bean at our Sobeys Stratford. This isContinue reading “Chocolate Chunk Energy Bites… with a surprise ingredient!”