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

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.

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