Crustless Asparagus Quiche (gluten-free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free

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Quiche is one of those things that I make for special occasions, and my Quiche Lorraine recipe is always a hit.  I wanted to make a more ‘springy’ version without the crust to lighten it up a bit more (I use lighter cream and far less bacon than a traditional version does as well).  Of course make sure that your … View The Post

Potato, Cheddar & Chive Waffles (vegan option)

Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

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Waffles are a ‘thing’ at our house. Now, I’ve had the same old waffle iron since my university days (translation: a long time ago), so was rather thrilled to get a new top-of-the-line Breville Smart Waffle Maker from Best Buy Canada!  They have so many to choose from, but this one caught my eye.  Kind of like the Cadillac of … View The Post

Tropical Chia Pudding

Breakfast, Desserts, Gluten-Free, Lifestyle, Snacks

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I doubt that I need to explain how awesome chia seeds are for your health, but since it’s Nutrition Month, I want to put in a good word for them.  Not that they need my help, they’ve kind of been the golden child of the superfood movement! Chia seeds may not look like much, but they pack a big nutrition … View The Post

Super Charged Hot Cereals

Breakfast, Recipes

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When I mention ‘hot cereal’ to you, what comes to mind?  Likely a bowl full of stiff oatmeal or possibly lumpy Cream of Wheat (if you grew up in the same era as I did…mine was always lumpy for some reason).  Breakfast give us SUCH a great opportunity to eat more whole grains (packed with nutrients, including protein, fiber, B vitamins, antioxidants, and … View The Post

Apple Honey Whole Wheat Cinnamon Buns

Baking, Breakfast, Desserts

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Nothing spells comfort food more than an old-fashioned cinnamon bun, and these Apple Honey Whole Wheat Cinnamon Buns made with BC Tree Fruits apples are perfect for cold winter mornings (perhaps Christmas morning?).

Chocolate Vegan Waffles

Breakfast

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Waffles: can you get a more perfect food?  We make them on a regular basis at our house, with frozen extras in the freezer for ’emergencies’ at all times.  Don’t judge me, we take breakfast seriously around our neck of the woods.

Homemade Applesauce

Baking, Breakfast, Snacks

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Applesauce has to be THE easiest thing on earth to make.  And possibly the most gratifying.  Never mind the fact that you can make it with just a couple of ingredients in thirty minutes or that it is packed with goodness, it leaves your house smelling AMAZING!  My mom has always made applesauce in the fall, always using fresh local … View The Post

Date Power Bars

Baking, Breakfast, Snacks

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I would say that we do a pretty good job of eating well in our house.  Most days I have the fridge packed with fruit and veggies with healthy snacks made up and dinner planned to a science.  But if I’m going to be honest, there are some days that I’m not on my A game.  And the first thing … View The Post