Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Breakfast, Recipes, Smoothies

Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Do you ever wake up craving chocolate for breakfast?  Not my norm, but there are days…  This chocolate peanut butter smoothie has it all in my books. Chocolate and peanut butter (instant win) with the goodness of chia seeds and bananas.  My day just got that much better, here’s to a fabulous start to yours!

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Chai Tea Smoothie

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Smoothies

Chai tea smoothie in gold rimmed glass

Some people drink coffee, others drink tea.  I’m a tea drinker.  Don’t get me wrong, I won’t pass up a killer cappuccino, but tea is my beverage of choice.  I fell in love with chai tea when I started working at the Tomato restaurant in Vancouver. The incredible ladies in the back would whip up the most amazing authentic chai … View The Post

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Beet, Carrot & Apple Cake

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Beet Carrot Apple Cake in pan

I got a little over-zealous with the grated beets when experimenting with a recipe lately, and quite frankly was over eating them in my salad for the time being. I make some sort of a healthy cake or muffin every week, so I figured why the heck not. The result? Delicious! I made beet, carrot and apple cake but you … View The Post

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Carrot Cake Pancakes

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Carrot cake pancakes

Saturdays are my FAVOURITE day of the week. It’s the most luxurious day of the week for me: a completely selfish indulgence of family, good food and relaxing. It also happens to be the day we make pancakes or ‘angel cakes’ in our little household, like these carrot cake pancakes.

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Banana Bread

Appies & Snacks, Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Banana Bread

I started making this banana bread when I was 13 years old, and it has been a family favourite ever since. The recipe was originally from my Aunty Mary straight from New Zealand and handed down through the generations. I admittedly tweaked it a bit to reduce the sugar and fat (the original recipe called for 1/2 cup butter and … View The Post

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Coconut Chia Seed Pudding (Gluten-Free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free

coconut chia seed pudding

I have been wanting to make coconut chia seed pudding for ages, and now I’m wondering what took me so long. What an EASY and yummy treat! Chia seeds, a well-known ‘Super Food,’ are packed with fibre, omega-3’s and protein. Really, a Dietitian’s dream. They have a gel-like quality that gives them natural thickening properties, with no cooking needed.

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