Snacks

Lemon Cranberry Poppy Seed Muffins

May 9, 2014 Breakfast
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Spring is FINALLY here, and what better way to celebrate than with a batch of refreshing lemon poppy seed muffins! The smell of sweet citrus  will fill your house and brighten everyones day :). These are by far the best muffins I have made in a very long time. They are moist and will melt […]

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Apple Cinnamon Chips

January 15, 2014 Desserts
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A couple of weeks ago, my husband’s cousin gave me a sample of her first batch of beet and sweet potato chips. She was disappointed in the way the chips turned out because many of them burned before they became crisp, but the ones that I tried were awesome. I have come to realize that […]

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Happy New Year + Best of 2013 + Challenge

January 3, 2014 Breakfast
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Hey everyone! I hope all of you had a great holiday and are super excited for all the great things to come in 2014! I wanted to take this opportunity to share with you, my favourite healthy recipes from 2013, as well as a new health challenge for the month of January. Last year, I […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 28, 2013 Desserts
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Hey… Remember me? Yes, I have been MIA for quite a while. I took an extended blogging vacation this summer and I guess during that time, my baking skills got  a little rusty… Over the past two months, I tried endlessly to come up with a new delicious recipe for you, but each attempt was […]

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Pre-Workout Mocha Smoothie

May 31, 2013 Breakfast
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Skip your morning coffee and make yourself a pre-workout mocha smoothie. It makes a small serving so you won’t feel over full, contains easily digestible carbohydrates and protein to fuel your body for exercise, and provides a little caffeine boost to get yourself going. The more ice cubes you add to your smoothie, the better […]

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Cranberry Nature Bars

April 2, 2013 Breakfast
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I was going to call this recipe a cranberry granola bar, but then I realized that there wasn’t any granola in it. So nature bar it is! My husband and I were looking for a quick, portable snack to take with us on our trip a few weeks ago, and decided that a box of […]

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Mini Zucchini Boats

March 8, 2013 30 Days of vegetables
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30 Days of Vegetables – Day 30!!!!  The 30 day vegetable challenge comes to an end today with a delicious recipe for an hors d’oeuvre. When making this recipe, I only used 2 zucchinis. BIG mistake! My second mistake was sharing them with my husband lol :). I’m pretty sure we both could have eaten […]

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Grain-Free Carrot Cake Cookies

March 5, 2013 30 Days of vegetables
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30 Days of Vegetables – Day 28 When I started making this recipe, I had no idea I what was going to end up with. I honestly thought I was going to make crackers. Turns out I wasn’t in the mood for crackers. Apparently I wanted cookies… Ha! What else is new? I changed my […]

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Blueberry Banana Bread

December 21, 2012 Breakfast
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For the past month, I have had a 2kg bag of blueberries in my freezer. And after consuming an entire 2kg bag of frozen mango (in my mango smoothies), I decided it was about time I started eating these blueberries! So, the obvious choice was to come up with a recipe for a blueberry smoothie. […]

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Baba Ghanoush… or Ghanouj

September 25, 2012 Recipes
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A few weeks ago, I was in the grocery store and passed by a display of gorgeous deep purple eggplants.  This is not a vegetable that we eat regularly, in fact, I don’t think I have ever cooked one… But during the summer, our friends grilled up slices of fresh eggplant straight from their garden […]

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