• Chocolate Coconut Energy Balls
  • Fish and Chips!
  • Exploring USA Rice! Is it Healthy?
  • Tuna Cakes
  • Strawberry Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Chocolate Coconut Energy Balls

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Chocolate Coconut Energy Balls   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Total time 15 mins   School safe, nut-free snack option that the whole family will love. You’d never guess that the main ingredient in these are black beans! Fudgy. Chocolatey. Creamy. Decadent. Author: Crystal Recipe type: Snack Serves: 24 balls Ingredients black beans, 1…

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Fish and Chips!


Who else loves a good plate of fish and chips? It might be my English heritage, but there is something so comforting and somewhat nostalgic about this pairing. I grew up in Richmond, BC with Steveston Village being the epicentre for classic fish and chips. As DELICIOUS as fish and chip dishes are, they are…

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Exploring USA Rice! Is it Healthy?

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Classic comfort. This coconut curry and rice dish is another simple meal that we keep in the rotation most weeks. Throughout this homebound time many of us have been figuring out how to utilize our pantry staples and make fewer trips to the grocery store. #AD @USARiceCan is a versatile and very affordable option to…

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Tuna Cakes


Tuna Cakes   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   These veggie-packed tuna cakes are a crowd pleaser. Bursting with flavour, this meal comes together in less than 30 minutes and is packed with quality protein, fibre-rich veggies, seeds and flavour. Author: Crystal Recipe type: Main Dish…

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Strawberry Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

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Strawberry Coconut Chia Seed Pudding! A healthy, tasty, EASY and convenient breakfast, snack or dessert. I love that this can be made very quickly in one bowl with 5 ingredients; coconut milk, chia seeds, vanilla, maple syrup/sweetener and California strawberries. There are some ingredients that simply just taste better FRESH right? @castrawberries are available year-round…

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Shelf Stable Snacks!

California Prunes

We are truly in unchartered territory with many of us spending a lot more time at home cooking, snacking and looking for more healthy shelf stable foods. Who else is snacking more that you are home? Simple, healthy and EASY snacks are key to optimizing our overall health and energy.    #AD We know that…

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Carrot Cake Banana Bread

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Carrot Cake Banana Bread   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour   Author: Crystal Serves: 12 Ingredients DRY INGREDIENTS 1½ cups whole wheat flour ½ cup oats 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp nutmeg 1 tsp baking soda ¼ tsp salt WET INGREDIENTS 3 very ripe bananas, mashed…

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Spinach Banana Blender Pancakes

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Spinach Banana Blender Pancakes   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 15 mins   These blender pancakes are loaded with omega 3’s, quality protein, greens and high-fibre carbs. They are a nutrient-dense option the whole family will love! Author: Crystal Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack Cuisine: Pancakes Serves: 4 servings…

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts

brussels sprouts

“Crystal, what is your favourite food to cook?” This is a particularly hard question for me to answer as I love almost ALL FOOD and enjoy so much variety in my diet. That being said, one of my current favourites are ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS I know that this is a terribly cliché-dietitian answer, but brussels…

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Coconut Sweet Potato Lentil Curry

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One pot weeknight meals are a life saver at this time of the year (or really anytime of the year)! This protein-rich, plant-based Coconut Sweet Potato Lentil Curry came together in 30 minutes and turned out WAY better than I expected.