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Sweet & Savoury Power Bowl

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Did you know that November is Osteoporosis Awareness month? I’ve got 2 new recipes that feature an unexpected, yet delicious ingredient that is good for your gut, your heart and your bones. Get ready for it….. PRUNES!  Yes, prunes!  Emerging research suggests that 5-6 prunes per day may prevent bone loss in post-menopausal women. California…

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DIY Halloween Treats


Happy Halloween Friends! I’m so excited to share some of the Halloween theme food I’ve been inspired to make this year. Theme food is my JAM! I’m not going to lie, making all of these platters and treats for the first time took a little bit longer than I thought, but I was so happy…

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Fall Food Fun!

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Fall food fun! These super easy strawberry treats are the perfect addition to any Halloween party. If you’re going to have some chocolate, at least you’re getting a good dose of vitamin C and fibre alongside it! California Strawberries @castrawberries are available all year and offer a lower sugar and lower calorie option compared to…

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Creamy Carrot Cashew Soup

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Is it possible for one couple to get through this bag of carrots before they go bad?  The answer would typically be “no way”, but being the anti-food-waste, fridge-manager that I am, my determination to find creative ways to avoid throwing out food took over this week. If you’re ever wanting to use up large ‘Costco’ quantities of…

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Power Protein Oatmeal

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With fall around the corner, and the start of school on the horizon, it’s time to get back into routine and reset our healthy habits. Starting the day with a healthy meal is key to providing the fuel necessary to feel energized throughout the school or workday.   Oatmeal has been around for ages and…

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Cheezy-Tomato Kale Chips


This is one of my all-time favourite vegetable sides to make. It is sure to please any crowd and it’s easy enough that even my husband knows how to make it without asking me any questions!This is all you need:Here’s how the process works…. Cheezy-Tomato Kale Chips   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook…

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Simple Strawberry Snacks!


Snacking is one of the best ways to boost your energy and manage your appetite throughout the day #Ad. The question is “What should I snack on?”. Social media is filled with pretty pictures, recipes and ideas, but at the end of the day SIMPLICITY and CONVENIENCE will always win out. Keep things simple this…

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Hawaiian Rainbow Salad

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Happy Nutrition Month! I’m very lucky to have had the opportunity to escape the last few weeks of winter and start off the month here in tropical Kauai. Spring is coming, and what better way to welcome a new season than to focus on eating fresh, wholesome and colourful foods. This Hawaiian Rainbow Salad features…

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DIY Mason Jar Cookies

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DIY Mason Jar Cookies   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 20 mins   Vegan chocolate chip cookies in a mason jar. These make a cute and creative DIY holiday gift. Author: Crystal Recipe type: Dessert, Snack Serves: 20-24 cookies Ingredients 1 cup whole grain flour (I used sprouted…

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Banana Applesauce Muffins


When I have a bunch of overripe bananas I’m always faced with the dilemma….WHAT TO MAKE? There are SO MANY  food creations that involve these delicious fruits! Do I keep it simple and freeze them for smoothies or banana “ice cream”? Banana Applesauce Muffins   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins…

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