Cherry Citrus Oat Bran Muffins

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking

Cherry Citrus Oat Bran Muffins (can also be made with any berry) - a great nut-free snack for kids school lunches! Fraiche Nutrition

Back to school is right around the corner (gulp!) and my mom brain is already thinking of school lunch ideas and healthy snacks for Max and Charlie.  These cherry muffins are moist and not too sweet with a touch of citrus and a healthy dose of fibre… not that you can tell!

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Vegan Zucchini Bread or Muffins

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Vegan Zucchini Bread (or Muffins) by Tori Wesszer, Registered Dietitian with FraicheNutrition.com

Ah summer.  There are so many awesome things that summer brings, and among these … zucchini by the boatload.  I feel that zucchini may be Max’s soul vegetable.  I mean, neither of them know when to stop. When you have zucchini, chances are you have a LOT of zucchini… yes?

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pancakes

Breakfast

Fraîche Nutrition's Strawberry Rhubarb Pancakes made with fresh strawberries, rhubarb and a hint of vanilla!

Don’t you love it when two of the best things in the world collide?  Like, shopping and girlfriends, spare time and a cup of tea (or glass of wine, let’s be real), and strawberry and rhubarb seasons overlapping.  I mean, you just can’t let something like that go to waste!  Not to squander an opportunity, I created these strawberry rhubarb … View The Post

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Apple Crisp Granola

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Snacks, Vegan

Apple Crisp Granola that can be made all year round and served by the scoop (and is gluten-free)!

I know what you’re thinking… isn’t this a fall recipe?  It’s a reasonable question, to which the answer is ummm, yes!?  I discovered some dried apples in a snack box that was sent to me (Naked Snacks if you’re interested) and had this urge to make apple crisp granola.  In truth I was going to save the recipe until the … View The Post

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Coconut Waffles with Raspberry Sauce (Dairy Free)

Breakfast

A plate of waffles stacked with raspberry sauce and coconut with the Vitamix blender.

You could make regular waffles for Mother’s Day… but why?  Plain ol’ waffles get a tropical (and dairy-free) makeover with a double dose of coconut, dolled up with coconut whip and a drizzle of pretty raspberry sauce just in time to spoil your sweet mom on Mother’s Day!

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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

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Creamy Orange Chia Pudding (vegan & gluten free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Creamy Orange Chia Pudding with a zest of orange made with Florida Orange Juice in minutes!

I never really understood how mornings could be so hectic for people with kids before I had them myself. I mean, how busy could it get? The answer, as I discovered, is REALLY busy. Pure crazy some mornings to be honest! I can read the looks on moms’ faces as I drop Charlie off to school. It’s that ‘our-morning-was-crazy-too’ look.

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