Category: Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dessert or Breakfast?

This crumble is probably one of my favourite dishes to make.  It is fast, versatile and super nutritious! If I don’t have a certain ingredient, this recipe can be easily adapted to what you have in your pantry/fridge. The crumble topping includes, nuts, seeds, and good fats.  So, breakfast or dessert?  I say BOTH! This […]

My new favourite meal!

Hungry and searching through the fridge and pantry to make something nutritious, delicious and most of all QUICK, I came up with a new recipe! I thought I would start with eggs, but what was I going to add to it, to make the dish come alive?  So, I diced up some avocado, added one […]

Goji Berries

In today’s society, we struggle to find the right balance of healthy food, proper proportions and time to prepare and enjoy our meals.  It is important to stay healthy so we can enjoy our families, careers, leisure time, etc., but how do we accomplish this with an increasing amount of stress (including environmental), soil depletion and loss of nutrition from transportation of foods? […]

DIY Crafts for Kids

I love crafts!  However, I was never really good at them.  When I find crafts that are easy, fun and end in a smile from my kids, it is a WIN! I decided to make my son’s classmates crayons for Christmas this year.  The hardest part of this craft?  Peeling the paper off the crayons! […]

You have to try this!

There is something so energizing about the freshness of the air, the glory of the colours and the warmth of the sun freely given to us as a beautiful gift for us to unwrap throughout the day and enjoy. I love the magic of fall and incorporating the plentiful harvest to create warming dishes such as soups and stews […]

Breakfast Cookies!

This summer has been so amazing and I have been so blessed with fantastic memories made with my kiddos and husband! As our family starts to transition into a new school year, I am always thinking of ways to stream line our mornings.  Breakfast is incredibly important  – ensuring we have protein, fat and fibre […]