Tag Archives: healthy

Healthy Starts Round up – Our Growing Edge

This January I had the opportunity to host a blogger’s link up called “Our Growing Edge.” Our Growing Edge is all about bloggers trying and sharing new things. It’s also about adventure, growth and pushing the boundaries. The theme for … Continue reading

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SAUTÉED HOISIN ORANGE CHICKEN: A Healthy 20 minute Dinner

Valentine’s Day is  just around the corner and you may be thinking about what to do for your valentine(s). Why not make dinner at home? Restaurants are over crowded and you really can’t beat home cooking. Plus,  it falls on a … Continue reading

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Easy Spicy Peanut Pasta Salad (Vegan): Leftovers are the best

Leftovers are one my favourite things in this world! There isn’t much that beats cooking once and eating twice, right? That’s why, as part of this month’s Healthy Starts theme, I wanted to share a healthy leftover recipe. I like … Continue reading

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Walnut Bran Muffins- the best bran muffin ever!

These Walnut Bran Muffins are, hands down, the best bran muffins I have ever eaten. I mean, these guys are the KING of the bran muffins! And that’s no small feat since a good, much less GREAT, bran muffin is … Continue reading

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Vegan Blueberry Cookie Butter Dream Smoothie

January is all about Healthy Starts and smoothies are a great way to get a healthy and quick start to your day. This smoothie is not only filled with healthy fruit (that is easy to access all year round),  it … Continue reading

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GREEK PASTA TOSS- Eat smart & healthy in 30 minutes!

            Photo: Courtesy of Simple & Delicious magazine The new year is upon us and if you are anything like me, you are thinking about getting a healthy start. That’s why, for the month of … Continue reading

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Triple Berry Crumble

This is one of my favourite, quick and healthy dessert recipes. It’s a simple recipe that can be thrown together last minute for a potluck or holiday gathering.  And it’s the perfect easy recipe if you are charged with bringing … Continue reading

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Healthy Yogurt Hummus- in 10 minutes!

This is one of my favourite dips to serve on New Year’s eve or at any holiday party. In fact, this is the best hummus I have ever had and it’s actually adapted from a Weight Watchers cookbook recipe. It only … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookie Fruit & Nut Wreath

The holidays can be a pretty indulgent time of year. That is what inspired me to create this healthy holiday cookie recipe. I wanted to make a festive cookie that was unique, kid friendly, easy to make and didn’t leave … Continue reading

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Contest Winning CREAMY CARROT CHOWDER: Eat your veggies!

I think most of us are trying to incorporate more vegetables into our diet. I know I am, anyway. So that is why I am so pleased that my children’s school is involved in a really great healthy choice fundraiser called … Continue reading

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