Lettuce Wraps

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Main Dishes, Recipes

Lettuce Wraps for an easy veggie packed dinner, lunch or appetizer that can be made vegan.

Lettuce wraps are one of our all-time favourite family meals!  These lettuce wraps are simple to make, can be made with ground turkey or veggie ground for a vegan alternative and are packed with flavour, fresh veggies and protein: really a perfect lunch or light dinner.

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Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad

Lunch, Salads, Sides, Vegan

Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad with a vegan and nut free option!

I’ve had a tub of pesto staring at me in my fridge for the past week and I finally decided its fate yesterday. I’m a bit of a sucker when it comes to grocery shopping, and love buying all sorts of things that I really have no plan for.  Pesto fell into that category… and so was born this Creamy … View The Post

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Cheater Chicken Noodle Soup

Lunch, Soups

Cheater Chicken Noodle Soup with a vintage spoon and white linen napkin on fraichenutrition.com

I was bragging to Jillian the other day as she was nursing her cold that I hadn’t gotten sick yet this season (a mini miracle with two kids) as I smugly stirred one of the dishes for our Christmas dinner.  And then BAM, just like a big slap of karma upside the head, I got sick.  Granted it was probably … View The Post

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Kale Breakfast Skillet Pie

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Lunch

Kale Breakfast Skillet Pie

I love breakfast. In fact, we grew up having breakfast for dinner on a regular basis and those were my favourite nights!  Fast forward to my adult life and zero has changed, breakfast is still my jam.  Do you want to know what else is up my alley these days?  One dish meals!

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Back to School Snack Guide

Appies & Snacks, Kids, Living, Lunch, Nutrition, Recipes, Snacks

Back to school snack guide to make packing lunches easier for moms! Tori Wesszer from Fraiche Nutrition has put together a top 20 list of healthy kid friendly snacks for those busy back to school days!

I can’t believe that Charlie is already going into kindergarten, someone please tell me where time has gone!?  I get all teary-eyed thinking of him going to school, I’m going to be a complete mess on the first day! Speaking of which, it’s about that time of year when visions of school lunches start popping into mom and dad’s heads!

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Quick & Easy Plant-Based Lunch Ideas

Lunch, Main Dishes, Recipes, Vegan

Quick & Easy Plant-Based Lunch Ideas

As a busy mom trying to juggle so many different priorities, it’s never been more important to keep myself healthy… and never so difficult!  For some reason lunches are the most challenging for me, the days seem to just disappear before I know it.  I’m sure I’m not the only one!

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