Chocolate Tahini Energy Bars (Gluten Free)

Gluten-Free, Snacks

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First things first: I had no idea it was so easy to make homemade energy bars! That being said, I have to confess that this recipe took AGES to perfect, a rather humbling experience.  I mean, creating an energy bar should be so simple, right?  After five (yes, FIVE) failed attempts, these one-step beauties were created and were a crowd … 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

Chickpea Quinoa Fritters with Garlic Yogurt Sauce

Appetizers, Snacks

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The nutty flavors of chickpeas and quinoa are married with delicious sweet potato and warm Indian spices to create these crispy fritters. Topped with a dollop of delicious Garlic Yogurt Sauce, they will absolutely be a crowd pleaser for entertaining at any time of the year! 

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

Apple Crisp Bars

Baking, Desserts, Snacks

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Bars are kind of a ‘thing’  in our house.  In truth, I love the idea of being able to eat something with one hand these days as I typically have a baby in the other arm!  It’s survival of the fittest, let’s face it.

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

Plum Oat Bran Muffins

Baking, Breakfast, Snacks

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These muffins are moist and not too sweet, perfect for a morning run-out-the-door breakfast or an afternoon snack. I used plums, but you can use any soft fruit you want (nectarines, peaches…)! Freeze any extras for a quick snack or breakfast for hectic mornings, or bake them in mini muffin tins for a perfect snack for the little ones (just adjust … View The Post