Coconut Waffles with Raspberry Sauce (Dairy Free)

Breakfast

A plate of waffles stacked with raspberry sauce and coconut with the Vitamix blender.

You could make regular waffles for Mother’s Day… but why?  Plain ol’ waffles get a tropical (and dairy-free) makeover with a double dose of coconut, dolled up with coconut whip and a drizzle of pretty raspberry sauce just in time to spoil your sweet mom on Mother’s Day!

Green Smoothie… That The Kids LOVE!

Breakfast, Smoothies

Dietitian's Green Smoothie that the kids love made in a white Vitamix Ascent Series machine.

We start most mornings with a green smoothie…usually at the request of our kids!  Seriously!  It’s the BEST way to sneak greens and all sorts of nutritious foods into their diet! I’ve been asked a million times what we put in our smoothies to make the kids love them so much. In fact, our kids prefer a green smoothie over ANY … View The Post

Orange Omega No-Bake Granola Bars (gluten free)

Baking, Breakfast, Snacks

Orange Omega No Bake Granola Bars that are also gluten free and whips up in minutes!

We are ALWAYS on the hunt for healthy snacks to get us through the day.  I swear that Charlie says ‘I’m hungry’ 50 times a day, and I can’t even imagine what it will be like once Max can talk, that kid can EAT! And since I’m as crazy busy as the next mom, I need snacks that are quick … View The Post

Creamy Orange Chia Pudding (vegan & gluten free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Creamy Orange Chia Pudding with a zest of orange made with Florida Orange Juice in minutes!

I never really understood how mornings could be so hectic for people with kids before I had them myself. I mean, how busy could it get? The answer, as I discovered, is REALLY busy. Pure crazy some mornings to be honest! I can read the looks on moms’ faces as I drop Charlie off to school. It’s that ‘our-morning-was-crazy-too’ look.

Orange Hemp Muffins & 10 Other Ways to Use Hemp Hearts (plus a giveaway)!

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Nutrition Posts, Smoothies

Orange Hemp Muffins & 10 Other Ways to Use Hemp Hearts (plus a giveaway)!

Have you ever wondered what makes a food a ‘superfood’?  It’s a term that’s thrown around rather loosely these days!  According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: superfood noun  su·per·food \ ˈsü-pər-ˌfüd \ Definition of superfood. plural superfoods. : a food (such as salmon, broccoli, or blueberries) that is rich in compounds (such as antioxidants, fiber, or fatty acids) considered beneficial to a person’s … View The Post

Charlie’s Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Breakfast, Gluten-Free

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal by Fraiche Nutrition

Weekdays are nuts.  Like really nuts.  Anybody agree?  Getting two kids out the door feels like pure mayhem most days!  I’m UH-MAZED at you moms who all pull it off (especially for those of you with more than two kids), mommyhood isn’t for the weak! Now, let’s talk breakfast.

Pumpkin Pecan Granola (Gluten-Free)

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Pumpkin Pecan Granola (Gluten-Free)

I clearly remember when I started making my own granola.  It was back in the 90’s when I was going to University, waitressing during the nights to get by and watching every single penny I spent.  I decided one day that it was time that I made my own granola and to save a few extra bucks, rolled up my … View The Post

Apple Zucchini Bread

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Registered Dietitian Tori Wesszer shows you how to make zucchini apple bread that the whole family will LOVE!

The transition from summer to fall is my FAVOURITE time of the year.  The crisp air and gorgeous colours when the trees turn make me want to dive into a cozy knit sweater, throw on the slippers, steep some tea and crank up the oven to bake.  Is anybody else with me?

Roasted Plum Yogurt Parfait with Honey Cardamom Granola

Breakfast, Snacks

Registered Dietitian Tori Wesszer shows you how to make a fall-inspired Roasted Plum with Cardamom Honey Yogurt Parfait to help you get your morning off to a delicious healthy start!

Fall is HERE, and with it came buckets of fresh beautiful plums growing in our backyard. Cute cozy sweaters, steaming cups of tea and fall fruit? Sign me up! But truly, the end of summer indulgences coupled with kids going back to school and cooler weather always prompts me to want to hit the reset button on my health.