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2013
Jun18
Happy Dance & Strawberry Lemonade
Its here, its really, really here! Finally my brand shiny, new website is up and ready to go for all to see! And I am doing a very happy dance! In light of this exciting news my first post is a refreshing drink to toast you with. Hi everyone! Welcome...
2013
Jul25
The Best Seasonal Crisp Ever and Raspberry Love
Hi all! If you didn't know already, it is raspberry season here in Ontario. It is a great time to enjoy these amazing berries. While yes we can get them year round, enjoying freshly picked raspberries packs a whole lot more powerful antioxidants (the...
2013
Aug08
Keeping Baby Healthy On the Go + 4 baby food recipes
Want to learn more about how to introduce foods to your baby, what foods promote optimal growth and development, and if you should give your baby supplements?? Book a private consult with me to get a customized plan for your baby! Or if you have a g...
2013
Aug20
Bring on the Kale! The Kale Avocado Salad that is...
I was having one of my all time favourite salads with my dinner the other evening and thinking I really should post this recipe. You see, I wasn't always into kale. In fact, before I started nutrition school I had never tried it. It wasn't until I...
2013
Aug22
Super Easy Quinoa Granola
I love granola. But granola doesn't really love me. You see, I am allergic to oats :( Whenever I eat them I get a runny nose and about 1/2 hour after eating I get a blood sugar crash. Sometimes foods that are considered healthy might just not be heal...
2013
Sep04
Wild for Blueberry Muffins
Happy September everyone! I actually love this time of year. Don’t get me wrong, I do miss summer but I love the abundance of local goods this time of year. Still getting the late summer crops but adding in the early fall goods. Simple things defin...
2013
Sep26
Super Simple Black Bean, Quinoa and Mango Salad
This salad is a great source of vegetarian protein. Thank you to my colleague Krissy for the recipe inspiration and I believe the original recipe came from www.skinnytaste.com This salad is really simple to throw together and is great for lunches. It...
2013
Oct01
My top 8 ways to get your kids eating more Fruits and Veggies
 It can be challenging to get your kids to eat the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables. Here are my top ten tips to creating a more relaxed eating environment; one where your kids will want to eat their veggies. Don’t Stress about it - ...
2013
Nov20
Fall Loving Stuffed Peppers!
This recipe just screams fall to me. I love getting back to eating warming foods as the cooler weather kicks in. This recipe is great for the whole family! You can adapt the recipe as per the options below for each of the individual tastes and dietar...
2014
Sep22
It's been a while…
Sign up for my newsletter on my home page receive the most amazing hot chocolate breakfast recipe that ever was. Yes, you heard right, HOT CHOCOLATE for BREAKFAST. And it's healthy too. Great way to start the day on a chilli fall morning. Get it in...
2014
Nov27
The Best Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies
My daughter loves cookies. Well actually, I think really she loves chocolate chips and the cookie part comes in at a close second. I never want her to feel like she is missing something by me not buying packaged and processed foods. Now I am not sayi...
2015
May01
Warm Weather…bring on the popsicles!
Happy Sunshine Everyone!! Well, it is at least sunny around my area. We have had a rough winter and a very cold spring so far so I am incredibly grateful for a few warm sunny days. My 3 year old loves popsicles. And so does my baby (10 month old) as ...
2015
Sep30
My Favourite One Pot Meal
I love cooking one pot meals. Especially since I have become a mom of two. Wowza life is busy with two little ones running around the house. Finding a quick meal, that provides leftovers is essential for my sanity. The other week I found a new fancy...
2015
Oct20
Top 5 Reasons to Eat Kale and a Delicious Way to Enjoy
  Here are my top 5 reasons to eat kale; Kale is incredibly detoxifying - Kale contains indole-3-carbinols, sulforaphane, among many other super powdered plant nutrients that keep your liver and hormones happy.   Kale is low in calories...
2015
Dec18
Eggnog Breakfast Smoothie
I am going to keep this blog short and sweet. Eggnog has a ridiculous amount of sugar in it. It also contains an insane amount of calories that will add to the belly bulge of the season. With this smoothie you get all of the same flavours but avoid t...
2016
Apr02
FIsh Taco’s With Mango Lime Salsa
This dinner can be made in flash and is super easy to make but also has an impressive component to it. It seems kinda fancy right? Well your taste buds will sure think so, but doesn’t seem that way when you are making it! I made this the other nig...
2016
Apr12
Balanced Energy Bars!
I love these bars! The original inspiration for them came from the amazing Elana over at Elana's Pantry! I have made the original recipe dozens of times. They are a hit with my whole family. Over the years of making them I have tried many variations...
2016
May17
Easy Peasy Apple Muffins
I took my oldest to the Toronto Waldorf School to the Parent and Tot program and am currently back there with my little one. Both of my girls have loved every moment of it. I enjoy getting to talk to other mama's, discuss parenting issues and thin...