10 Day Smoothie Challenge III & A Giveaway!

Breakfast, Smoothies

10 Day Smoothie Challenge smoothie line up

This is my THIRD year in a row hosting the 10 Day Smoothie Challenge which is back by popular demand! I’m so excited to be continuing the tradition, this time a bit later in the year.  I started it off as a kick off to the New Year, but let’s face it, who wants to gulp cold smoothies in the … View The Post

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 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

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Day 4

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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway: Vitamix Blender

On the fourth day of Christmas I give you a Vitamix 5200 blender  (valued at $579)!  If you haven’t used one of these machines before, you are in for a TREAT!

London Fog Smoothie

Breakfast, Recipes, Smoothies

London Fog Smoothie

I’ve been a tea drinker for as long as I can remember.  I love a good cup of coffee in the afternoon, but I start every day with a milky cup of hot tea.  Next to my morning snuggle with my son, it’s my favourite part of the day.

Raspberry Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

Breakfast, Recipes, Smoothies

Raspberry Rainbow Smoothie Bowl

I have the BIGGEST crush on smoothie bowls right now! I love smoothies, but there is something about eating breakfast (versus drinking it) that is so much more satisfying. I confess, I just got on this smoothie bowl train.  I didn’t really understand the obsession… until I tried it.  Now my head is bursting with smoothie bowl ideas and I wake … View The Post