Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

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Nothing beats waking up on a crisp fall morning – putting on your cozy socks, sitting down with a cup of tea and your favourite blanket, appreciating the positives in your life. Since it’s still 30+ degrees Celsius in the middle of September, instead of reaching for everything cozy, I’ve been enjoying the flavours of fall in a refreshing smoothie. The next best way to indulge in everything pumpkin spice ūüôā Continue reading →

Overnight Peanut Butter Oats

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Fall always means back to school, back to routine, and back to faster pace mornings after the laid back vibe of summer. For some, this can mean rushing around and skipping breakfast – which is never fun. Breakfast provides energy, helps balance our blood sugar, and gives protein and fat for optimal brain function. An easy way to stay on time and get a healthy breakfast is overnight oats. These delicious bowls are well balanced and prepped the night before leaving more time for sleep or getting ready in the morning. Continue reading →

Grain-Free Skillet Cookie

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Over the past month or so, I’ve been trying to reduce my consumption of grains. I know. You might be thinking I’m crazy, but as a Nutritionist I’m big on listening to your body and eating the foods that make you thrive. For me, that means¬†more veggies and protein, and less processed flours. This might not happen 100 percent of the time, but that’s okay.¬†Life is about balance and enjoying the journey – especially if you’re a dessert daydreamer like me. Continue reading →

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Sweet Corn with Parsley Cashew Drizzle

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Corn isn’t something I eat often, but it’ hard to refuse local corn when it’s in season. In my opinion, August corn is the best! Barbecued, smothered in butter, or tossed in a salad – the sweet crunch is a favourite flavour summer. Continue reading →

Breakfast Cookies

 

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Do you ever crave cookies for breakfast? I have the perfect cookie that is breakfast approved. Low in sugar, filled with protein, and satisfying carbohydrates.You won’t feel bad about eating a couple of these first thing in the morning. Continue reading →

Raspberry Lemonade Cupcakes

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As you already know desserts are my favourite thing to create in the kitchen. I definitely have a bigger sweet tooth than salty. But I also love a good pucker and a cold glass of ¬†homemade lemonade on a hot summer day. This got me thinking. What if I combined my two loves, dessert and lemonade. And that’s how these sweet and tangy beauties were born. I present to you, the raspberry lemonade cupcake! In my opinion the perfect dessert! Continue reading →

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