Category: Recipes

Squash Soup with Orange and Ginger

  This squash soup, with its bright orange colour and warming ginger is my “chicken” soup that I eat when I have a cold or the flu. Or when I’m looking for comfort food to warm me on a cold

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J-K Spaghetti Sauce

I’ve even had Italian guys say that this is the best spaghetti sauce that they’ve ever had (but don’t tell their Moms). It’s my adaptation of my Mom’s recipe. A thick sauce is great for spaghetti. For lasagna, thin the sauce

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Halibut Avocado Tacos

  I’m often asked for fish recipes that kids will eat. This is a good one for several reasons. First, halibut is a very mild (read: non-fishy) fish. Second, lots of kids enjoy “deconstructed” or “build your own” style meals

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Beets: What to Do With Them

These versatile root veggies are one of my favourites! A classic storage, root veggie, you can find local ones throughout the winter. Beets have been making headlines lately because they may help boost exercise performance. Many kids like them because of their

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Banana Roll Ups

Sometimes the classics are a classic for a reason. Bananas and peanut butter simply taste great together. Here’s a fun way to bring this classic duo together. I’m choosing to share it today because it’s easy for young hands to

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Nutrition Game Changer: Cook The Night Before

Last month I introduced the concept of nutrition game changers. Nutrition game changers are foods or simple habits that can make a big impact in your health. Some might use the term ‘nutrition hacks’. Today, I had planned to share

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Banana Ice Cream (Dairy and Sugar Free)

I wish that I had discovered this recipe earlier in my life. It’s creamy, smooth and delicious – just like ice cream! While it’s vegan and sugar-free, the best thing about this recipe (besides the taste) is that it only

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Fresh Fruit Granitas

Similar to a slushie but made with real fruit, granitas are super refreshing in the summer heat. They’re easy to prepare. The only tricky thing is to plan ahead so that you’re home and you remember to break up the

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4th Annual Home-made Ice Pops (a.k.a. Popsicles, Paletas)

I love that the healthy home-made ice pop trend is continuing (also known as popsicles or paletas). Have you jumped on board? It’s a fantastic way to enjoy some fruits and veggies. All these recipes are delicious, you won’t believe

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Sunshine Smoothie (Orange-Pineapple-Fresh Turmeric)

I found fresh turmeric the other day and was inspired to experiment. This smoothie was an overwhelming success – it tastes just like sunshine! It’s a great way to serve turmeric to kids who don’t like the taste of curry

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