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  • 4 Healthy Gluten Free Banana Cookies

    4 Healthy Gluten Free Banana Cookies

    Sometimes you just want a cookie but making a huge batch is time consuming and then you have a whole batch sitting around waiting to be eaten. I just don't have the will power. So, I make a real small batch...

  • A Healthier Spin on Girl Scout Samoas

    A Healthier Spin on Girl Scout Samoas

    These delicious little samoa cookies are my take on the delicious girl scout cookie. Although delicious, they are filled with not so good for you ingredients. My recipe uses 6 main ingredients; oats, dates, coconut, chocolate, honey and cashews and a couple of pantry staples. They are bit laborious to make, but worth it.

  • Air Popped Dill Popcorn with Olive Oil

    Dill Popcorn

    Put down the doritos and any other store packaged chip and try making air popped popcorn at home. This dill popcorn with olive oil is a crunchy delicious treat.

  • Almond Joy Oat Bran

    Almond Joy Oat Bran

    Who says you can't have candy for breakfast? Dark chocolate chips over 60% cocoa, raw almonds and unsweetened coconut, this almond joy oat bran recipe will get your morning started off just right. 

Strawberry Red Pepper Ginger Smoothie

Strawberry Red Pepper Ginger Smoothie

Posted in Recipes, Smoothie

Spring is on its way and so are the strawberries! This smoothie celebrates the season with fresh strawberries, a red pepper, fresh ginger and a splash of lime. Hello spring!

4 Healthy Gluten Free Banana Cookies

4 Healthy Gluten Free Banana Cookies

Posted in Recipes, Desserts & Sweets

Sometimes you just want a cookie but making a huge batch is time consuming and then you have a whole batch sitting around waiting to be eaten. I just don't have the will power. So, I make a real small batch...

A Healthier Spin on Girl Scout Samoas

A Healthier Spin on Girl Scout Samoas

Posted in Recipes, Desserts & Sweets

These delicious little samoa cookies are my take on the delicious girl scout cookie. Although delicious, they are filled with not so good for you ingredients. My recipe uses 6 main ingredients; oats, dates, coconut, chocolate, honey and cashews and a couple of pantry staples. They are bit laborious to make, but worth it.

St Patrick's Day Leftover Soup

St Patrick's Day Leftover Soup

Posted in Recipes, Seasonal, Soups & Stews

Don't let your lefovers from St Patrick's Day go to waste! Make yourself a nice bowl of soup with the leftovers. For this recipe all I had left was the potatoes, cabbage and carrots. All the corned beef was gone. But, if I had some left I would have added it for sure! 5 minutes to dinner!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pudding with Coconut Cream

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Pudding with Coconut Cream

Posted in Recipes, Desserts & Sweets

So delicious! This recipe for chocolate peanut butter banana pudding with coconut cream will have you licking the bowl clean.

Easy Soup & Salad in 15 Minutes

Posted in Soups & Stews, Salads

This recipe for soup and salad is so easy! Only 15 minutes from the fridge to your belly. 

Oat Granola - Cranberries, Tahini, Pepitas & Honey

Oat Granola - Cranberries, Tahini, Pepitas & Honey

Posted in Recipes, Breakfast

Homemade granola goes together quickly and you can toss in almost anything you like. This recipe uses whole oats, honey, tahini, cinnamon, dried coconut flakes, dried cranberries and roasted pepitas.

Quinoa and a Fried Egg with Salsa

Quinoa and a Fried Egg with Salsa

Posted in Recipes, Breakfast

Make your quinoa ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator then this simple breakfast will go together in a snap with one fried egg and garnish with cilantro, spring onion, yellow pepper and salsa.

Lentil Burger with Guacamole & Spinach Salad

Lentil Burger with Guacamole & Spinach Salad

Posted in Recipes, Salads

This salad uses pre-made green lentils to make burgers topped with fresh quacamole and served over a spinach salad with spicy jalapenos.

Broccoli Cilantro Pesto over Rigatoni

Broccoli Cilantro Pesto over Rigatoni

Posted in Recipes, Dinner

Pesto done a new way! This pesto recipe uses broccoli, cilanto, pine nuts and a serrano pepper. Serve it room temperature over rigatoni with fresh vegetables and kalamata olives.

Banana and Peanut Butter

Banana and Peanut Butter

Posted in Recipes, Snacks

When your day starts to drag and you need that afternoon pick me up reach for this healthy snack option. These little banana sandwiches have a little dollup of all natural penut butter and one roasted peanut inside.

Red Thai Curry with Chicken and Jasmine Rice

Red Thai Curry with Chicken and Jasmine Rice

Posted in Recipes, International, Dinner

Red Thai Curry made with Chicken and served with Jasmine rice. This meal goes togther in a snap and the leftovers are equally delicious. Let me show you how...

Thin Mint Cookies

Thin Mint Cookies

Posted in Recipes, Desserts & Sweets

Recently my friend gave me a box of thin mint cookies, my favorite of all the Girl Scout cookies. While I was scarfing them down I read the ingredients list and thought there has to be a bettewr way to make these. 

Ricotta French Toast with Vanilla Maple Syrup

Ricotta French Toast with Vanilla Maple Syrup

Posted in Recipes, Breakfast

I love to make french toast on weekends. The maple syrup is heated with a little butter and a splash of vanilla and warmed then poured over fresh ricoatta french toast. The start of a great day!

Baked Potato with Guacamole and Salsa

Baked Potato with Guacamole and Salsa

Posted in Recipes

Nix the sour cream and butter this baked potato with guacamole and salsa then topped with green spring onion and sweet pepper is absolutely delicious. 

Nutritious Blueberry Pie Almond Crust

Nutritious Blueberry Pie Almond Crust

Posted in Recipes, Desserts & Sweets

Sweet and tasty this nutritious recipe for blueberry pie with a dollup of coconut whipped cream is sure to satisfy that sweet tooth without the guilt.

Simple Sunny Poached Egg Over Quinoa

Simple Sunny Poached Egg Over Quinoa

Posted in Recipes, Breakfast

If you make your quinoa ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator then this simple breakfast will go together in a snap with one poached egg and garnish with green onion and a splash of hot sauce.

Pesto Pizza with Roma Tomatoes

Pesto Pizza with Roma Tomatoes

Posted in Recipes, Dinner

I love making pizza at home with fresh ingredients and homemade dough.

Buttermilk Bread Pudding

Buttermilk Bread Pudding

Posted in Recipes, Breakfast, Desserts & Sweets

Homemade bread can go stale real quick. Don't waste it! This bread pudding is made from leftover Irish soda bread from St. Patrick's Day Dinner. It was also a great way to use up the buttermilk that was purchased to make the bread earlier in the week.

Steak Fajitas for Lunch

Steak Fajitas for Lunch

Posted in Recipes, International, Sandwiches & Wraps

Delicious steak fajitas for lunch. Keep tortillas and steak on hand in your freezer so you are ready to put togehter this quick nutritious lunch.

Cherry Pie with Almond Crust

Cherry Pie with Almond Crust

Posted in Recipes, Desserts & Sweets

Compare this single serving cherry pie to one of those hand pies you might pick up at a gas station and see the nutritional difference.

Blueberry Almond Quinoa for Breakfast

Blueberry Almond Quinoa for Breakfast

Posted in Recipes, Breakfast

This scrumptious breakfast will get your day started right. Quinoa is a complete protein offering all essential amino acids, a healthy fat and vitamin E from the almonds, anti-inflammatory cinnamon and half a cup of blueberries to help keep you regular. Blueberry Almond Quinoa for Breakfast.

Salmon Cakes with Guacamole Spinach Salad

Salmon Cakes with Guacamole Spinach Salad

Posted in Recipes, Salads

This salad uses canned salmon to make beautifully crispy salmon cakes topped with fresh quacamole and served over a spinach salad with buckwheat and chic peas to fill you up.

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