Category: Snacks

Banana Lentil Muffins

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Banana lentil muffins. Yes, you read that right – banana LENTIL muffins. Lentils can be used in baking. Including lentils in baking is a fantastic way to reduce the amount of refined flour we eat and get more iron, fibre,

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Chocolate Chia Pudding

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All I can say is chocolate chia pudding … yum! Healthy eating is all about eating good fuel for your body AND eating for pleasure. This delicious treat fits both categories. It’s chocolatey goodness that’s made with chia seeds. Chia

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Healthier Chocolate Nut Spread

You asked for a healthier alternative to the famous (and delicious) chocolate hazelnut spread (you know which one). Today I’m sharing not just one, but 4 alternatives. All are much lower in sugar and have no palm oil. Just in

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5th Annual Homemade Ice Pop Recipes

It’s back, my annual home-made ice pop recipe collection. Some may call these homemade popsicles or paletas. Or, frozen smoothies. Whatever you call them they’re a delicious summer treat. I want to give a big shout out to Carla, the

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My Least Popular (But Very Effective) Picky Eater Tip

I’ve been doing workshops for parents on picky eating for 8 years now. At every single picky eater seminar there is one strategy that always causes resistance with the parents in the audience. I continue to share it because it’s

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Peanut Banana Chocolate Ganache Bites

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YAY! It’s my annual chocolate recipe. Perfectly timed for Valentine’s Day. If you’re new to following me you might wonder why a dietitian is sharing a chocolate recipe. Quite simply, because food is more than just fuel for our bodies.

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Roasted Chickpeas – 4 Ways

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It’s official – 2016 is the year of the pulse! Pulses, such as chickpeas, are high in vegan-source protein, high in fibre, low-glyemic carbs, and contain lot of other nutrients. Did you know that we grow lots of them in

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Nutrition Game Changer: Eating Protein at Your Afternoon Snack

Something that I recommend for almost all of the women whom I’ve worked with is adding protein to their afternoon snack. Why is this a nutrition game changer? Because in my experience, it helps with a lot of the problems

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Healthy Kids Snack – Banana Roll Ups

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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 in a healthy kids snack. I’m choosing to share it today because it’s

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Peaceful Fruits: A Healthy Snack Food that also Does Good

A new feature that I’ll be doing on occasion is reviewing food items. Why? Because I know that sometimes you just want to know what the heck to put in your grocery cart.  Any foods that I share with you

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