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Monthly Archives: June 2016

3 Cheers for Holidays!!!

Ah! Summer days are upon us! Trips to the cottage, camping excursions and backyard barbecues are just around the corner.  Holidays are meant to restore us and give us rest from our everyday routine. It makes sense to take good care of yourself over the holidays - emotionally, physically and nutritionally. I have a simple [...]

By |2020-04-27T22:32:52-04:00June 29th, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Lazy, Hazy Days of Summer!

The lazy, hazy days of Summer are nearly upon us! Trips to the beach, a visit to the cottage or time tending the garden all equal the need for a little sun safety. Growing up, I remember spending hours outside without a hat or sunscreen. In fact, it was popular at that time to put [...]

By |2020-04-27T22:32:54-04:00June 21st, 2016|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What the heck is Kombucha?

What the heck is Kombucha? Kombucha is a funny sounding word for great tasting fermented tea. It has been enjoyed by millions for hundreds of years. It is rich in probiotics, B vitamins and antioxidants. It has been used to help improve digestion & nutrient absorption, increase healthy bacteria in the digestive tract and even [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:09:19-04:00June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mango Tango Smoothie

Mango Tango Smoothie Smoothies = A complete snack or meal in a glass. I'm all about packing my smoothies full of fibre, healthy fat, greens, fruit and protein. 1 small banana5 chunks frozen mango1-2 handfuls baby spinach or kale1 tbsp chia seeds1 tbsp hemp hearts1 tbsp ground flax [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:09:26-04:00June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tasty Turkey Burgers

Tasty Turkey Burgers This might be one of my most favourite recipes for the grill! The flavour of the apple, celery, onion and lime juice work so well with the turkey. Go bun-less and top your burgers with hummus, tomato slices and fresh sprouts! 1 lb ground turkey3 medium Granny Smith apples (peeled & diced)1 [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:09:36-04:00June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Strawberry, Rhubarb and Apple Crisp

Rhubarb and Apple Crisp Rhubarb has a rather distinct flavour. I rounded out it's tart personality with some apples and strawberries. What I ended up with was sheer happiness for my taste buds! 3-4 medium apples (peeled & roughly chopped)1 cup strawberries (sliced)2 stalks rhubarb (sliced )2 cups oatmeal (old fashioned [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:09:09-04:00June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Roasted Veggies with Chicken

Roasted Veggies with Chicken 1 onion (chopped)2 yams (chopped)3 carrots (peeled & chopped)4 potatoes (chopped)4 chicken breasts1 lemon (freshly squeezed)1 tsp sea salt1 tsp dried basil1 tsp dried oregano2 cloves garlic (minced)1/3 cup coconut oil or butter (melted) Put the lemon juice, spices, garlic & coconut oil or butter in a small glass jar. Put [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:09:51-04:00June 15th, 2016|Entree|0 Comments

Healthy Italian Vegetable Minestrone

Vegetable Minestrone Need a quick and easy crowd pleaser? Look no further! This hearty soup has it all - flavour, taste and will keep you full for hours. 1 medium onion (diced)1 bag Mediterranean vegetables (frozen)6 cups chicken or vegetable broth (organic or homemade)1 large can diced tomatoes [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:10:00-04:00June 15th, 2016|Soup|0 Comments

Pucker Up For Rhubarb!

Pucker Up For Rhubarb! Rhubarb is one of the first flavours of Spring! Enjoy this quick and easy dessert that is sure to please a crowd! 4 cups rhubarb (chopped)2 cups berries (blueberries or strawberries)1 cup old fashioned oats1 tsp cinammon1/3 cup spelt flour2 tbsp flax seed (ground)1/2 cup Elmira Maple Syrup1/3 cup coconut oil [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:10:16-04:00June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One Eyed Mummy Goes Camping!

One Eyed Mummy Goes Camping! Need a fun meal idea when you are camping or even at home? Look no further! 1 free range egg1 slice whole grain bread4 slices white cheese (optional)1 slice nitrate free deli meat (optional)buttersea salt & pepper to taste Butter a piece of whole grain bread on both sides. Fold [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:10:24-04:00June 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments