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Power Pumpkin Energy Balls

Power Pumpkin Energy Balls

Movember is all about males, and one of the most fortified foods that men should add to their diet are pumpkin seeds.  Raw that is!  Raw pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, which plays an important role in immune function as well as male prostate health.  Pumpkin seeds...

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Ramping up Root Veggies – Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ramping up Root Veggies – Stuffed Acorn Squash

  With Thanksgiving soon upon us, we are always looking for the perfect side dish recipe. It is the season for comfort and nothing does this better than grounding root vegetables.  Simply think of the fall mascot - a pumpkin - a phenomenal root veggie that...

10 Healthy BENTO Box Lunch Ideas

10 Healthy BENTO Box Lunch Ideas

It's that time a year again, time to buy a lunch bag and fill it for the next 10 months with healthy foods for your growing child.  Bento boxes are all the craze, allowing for easier lunch prep without wasting multiple baggies and helping with portion control too. ...

Food Prep Tips for Summer

Food Prep Tips for Summer

When trying to eat healthily, meal prep is key. But, let's face it, no one wants to spend hours in the kitchen when they could be outside enjoying the Summer weather. Here are 8 food prep tips to get you in & out of the kitchen so you can have some fun in the sun!...

Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado Ice Cream

Dip into the summer with a healthy meal that some will consider a treat.  Refreshing, properly balanced and it tastes great! Here is What you need... 1/2 frozen banana, 1/2 cup skim milk, 1/4 cup frozen avocado chunks, 1 tbsp light peanut butter, 1/2 cup ice, 1 scoop...

Vegetarian Black Bean Burger

Vegetarian Black Bean Burger

Grilling season is back! Kick-start your grill with our healthy, tasty Black Bean Burger. This burger is filling and a great alternative to all the meat protein burgers you may end up grilling this Summer. It's Vegan, Vegetarian and Dairy Free too! Here's what you...

DOPAMINE yogurt

DOPAMINE yogurt

At this point everyone knows that yogurt makes your gut happy, as it is full of probiotics, this good bacteria will reduce bloating and ward off the bad bugs.  In addition to making your gut happy, yogurt is a dopamine promoter.  Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that...

Beet & Arugula Salad

Beet & Arugula Salad

With the Easter holiday approaching, and the season of salads is in full bloom, I would like to kick off spring with my go-to salad.  I love this salad for so many reasons...it's hearty, it fits the lectin-free guidelines, it's high in natural oxygen-boosting...

Sweet Potato, Lentil and Gouda soup

Sweet Potato, Lentil and Gouda soup

For the month of March - I am not a fan of promoting soups, but with this crazy weather - I think a little warmth is needed!  This soup checks off so many boxes for an awesome meal - high fibre, vegetarian option, source of iron and beyond comforting! Here's what you...

Heart Healthy Cauliflower Fried Rice

Heart Healthy Cauliflower Fried Rice

This low carb meal is perfect for those looking for comfort food without grains.  This rice alternative dish packs in 3 servings of vegetables per serving and is loaded with fibre.  Another great perk is that this stir fry is much lower in sodium vs traditional...

De-Bloating Bread For The New Year!

De-Bloating Bread For The New Year!

The New year is here and its time to de-bloat from all those delicious, sugary, and carb loaded foods we may have had over the last few weeks. This low carb loaf is perfect for those bread cravings BUT loaded with FIBRE. What you need: 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup...