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

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?

Plum Oat Bran Muffins

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Plum Oat Bran Muffins

These oat bran 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 … View The Post

Vanilla Pear Greek Yogurt Protein Muffins

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Vanilla Pear Greek Yogurt Protein Muffins

Mornings.  In the ideal world, we all carve out time to sit down with our cup of tea or coffee, make a nice balanced breakfast, and relax to eat with our loved ones over casual conversation before taking on the day. Since that isn’t always the case (‘haha’, I hear some of you exclaim), it’s important to me to have … View The Post

Double Apple Muffins

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Double Apple Muffins

We have an apple tree (so lucky), so I make a heap of apple sauce at the end of every apple season and freeze it for baking and snacking through the year.  Charlie, our 3 year old, loves it on top of oatmeal, such an amazing way to start the day!

Beet, Carrot & Apple Cake

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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

Pumpkin Muffins

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Pumpkin Muffins

Judging from my recent posts I’m clearly addicted to all things pumpkin. Truthfully, I’m constantly looking for ways to hide vegetables in my two year old son’s food. After all, he is my toughest critic! These pumpkin muffins are perfect for a snack or breakfast on the run and freeze beautifully. You can substitute gluten-free flour blend for all of the … View The Post

Okanagan Apple Cake

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Oakanagan Apple Cake

I have loved baking since I was a little girl, and growing up in the Okanagan we were always surrounded by mountains of fruit in the Summer and Fall. Since I grew up in a family where wasting food was a big no-no, I started experimenting with different fruit recipes to try to make the best use of whatever was … View The Post