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Yum & Yummer Cookbook Review: Healthy Grab and Go

I was recently sent a copy of Greta Podleski’s new cookbook, Yum & Yummer from the nice folks at Hype PR who asked me to try some recipes and write a review. I get approached all the time to review cookbooks and products, and I’m picky on which ones I choose, but I couldn’t say […]

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Almond Thumbprint Cookies

This time of year always puts me in the mood to bake. I love giving friends and neighbours homemade goodies, and I love it even more when I give them something healthy. I’m not opposed to having my favourites over the holidays (egg nog, candy cane ice cream, toffee squares), but with all the super […]

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Happy and HEALTHY Holidays!

With my family being in the Toronto area, I’m in full packing and planning mode around this time of year in preparation for our annual trek to visit my family for four nights, and than up to John’s family cottage for three nights. The holiday season is notorious for being heavy on the sugar and […]

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Super Easy Veggie Chia Seed Slow Cooker Lasagna

Photo Credit For those of you that follow my blog on a regular basis, I probably sound like a broken record by now, but I’m always looking for ways to make not-so-healthy favourites (like lasagna!) healthy, delicious and easy. It’s pretty much one of my main goals in life. So when my sister-in-law gave me the idea […]

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Celebrate National Soup Month with my Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup!

January is National Soup Month, and to celebrate; it’s time to change the way we think of soup! It’s no longer just a starter or a side-dish; it can be a complete meal! Having soup as a main opens up a world of possibilities, and because most soups can be prepared ahead of time; it takes some […]

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It’s Officially Soup Season!

Photo Credit Soups and chillis are some of my favourite recipes to make because they are “one pot” meals, and I love making anything that allows me to prep, chop and cook ahead of time. Anyone with kids knows that evenings are insane, and who has time to make recipes that require cooking before serving? Maybe a […]

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Black Bean and Goat Cheese Dip

Photo Credit It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a recipe because quite frankly I haven’t had much time to experiment in the kitchen since Max was born in June, but I made my Black Bean and Goat Cheese dip the other day, and realized it’s not up on the blog! I love this dip because […]

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Cookies for Breakfast?

When I think of healthy breakfast I think of smoothies, healthy muffins, sprouted toast with coconut oil and natural nut butter, yogurt with healthy granola, cookies…wait, cookies? Yup! I recently discovered a recipe for Healthy Breakfast Cookies that taste good, and are full of the breakfast staples: bran flakes, oats, milk, Greek yogurt and eggs. My 2-year […]

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A New Weekly Staple: Chicken Mango Superfood Bowl with Avocado Cilantro Dressing

Photo Credit I love cooking and trying new healthy recipes. There’s always the hope that I’ll stumble across one that becomes a new staple in my weekly meal plan. Well I recently found one – the Chicken Mango Superfood Bowl with Avocado Cilantro Dressing. It’s a creamy, flavourful blend of healthy ingredients that is so […]

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Cheers to the Long Weekend! Healthy Meal and Snack Ideas

I feel like I’m starting every post with an apology for not writing more often, but it’s hard to find the time for it these days. I only have a few mornings a week with Jack in daycare, and they quickly fill up with article writing for Respoken Magazine, creating client meal plans and preparing […]

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