Crunchy Energy Bites …. that are school friendly!

I am constantly creating recipes to give my kids nutrient dense, healthy snacks and meals…devoid of processed ingredients.  I get pretty excited about cooking, but my kids don’t always feel the way I do about the final creations!  lol  That is OK though, I keep persevering.  🙂 So many kids snacks are completely filled with […]

Roasted Veggies with Lemon Basil Cream Sauce

Yesterday I headed to get a few things from the store.  With my list in hand, I started checking off the items on the list.  However, as I am walking through all the amazing produce my mind starts creating a recipe and extra items start jumping into my basket.  Honestly, I was reaching for produce […]

Blender Pancakes!

I am all about making things super simple, easy AND healthy in the kitchen.  So, I created these pancakes which are gluten, dairy and nut free….and delicious! The best thing about these pancakes is that they are filled with protein, fat and fibre, oh my!  All the components needed for a healthy breakfast.  Although the […]

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins

As my daughter and I embark on our cooking journey through the UnDiet Cookbook (part of the CNE Program) we decided to do a warm up by creating our own recipe 🙂 Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins (because you can never have too much chocolate!) Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 1/3 cup butter (or ghee if you […]

Today is the day!

Registration is now OPEN for the Academy of Culinary Nutrition!

It’s almost here!

I will let you in on a little secret …… the best online culinary program is about to open its doors to another group of students!!  AND you can get a glimpse of the awesomeness of this program through a FREE mini training! Want to learn a few culinary skills and change up a few […]

What are your favourite Easter traditions?

It is tradition in our house to colour Easter eggs, but this year I wanted to make it a slightly different experience. Commercial dyes for eggs include FD&C Food dye colours including:  Yellow #5, Yellow #6, Red #3, Blue#1, and Blue#2.  Although we are not ingesting these dyes directly, the kids are getting the dyes […]

Where do you find your peace?

Healing is not only about the food we eat and the exercise we choose, but also finding that place of peace within you that is grateful, loving, compassionate and appreciative of every moment.  The beauty of nature opens my heart and allows me to truly stop and savour the moment I am in. Where do […]

What is a nutritionist anyway?

For years I struggled with trying to adhere to the information and knowledge I had received from my training at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition.  I would beat myself up at wanting a coffee or enjoying a sweet treat.  Part of the reason I walked away from nutrition was I felt that if I […]

Magical powers or toxic elixir?

                  What is this??  Who really thought this drink was a good idea to concoct? Don’t be fooled by the vibrant and “happy” colours.  This drink boasts 59 grams of sugar in a Grande!  Really? Considering our bodies only need 1 tsp (4 grams) of sugar diluted in […]