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Oatmeal Nut Butter Energy Clusters – Oh My!

Confession time...I have been known to eat raw cookie dough in the past. I used to think that I was a little strange for doing so, but then something wonderful happened! Cookie dough ice cream was invented and I suddenly knew I wasn't alone! Fortunately, I have changed my ways since those days of eating [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:30:05-04:00March 11th, 2015|Snack|2 Comments

Super Quick & Easy Skillet Granola

For those of you who know me well, you know I love me some granola! The trouble with making your own granola is that it can take a while in the oven to get it right. My oven granola takes about 40 minutes on low heat and then a little more time just sitting in [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:30:18-04:00January 29th, 2015|Breakfast, Snack|1 Comment

Chocolate Nut Bark

We are merely days away from Christmas and the energy level around my house is beginning to peak! Recently, I attended my children's Holiday Concert at school and it was marvelous! There is something so sweet and precious when seeing children perform. I left the concert really feeling the Spirit of Christmas. Something happens to [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:30:36-04:00December 19th, 2014|Snack|0 Comments

Sunflower and Apricot Granola Bars

"Food is not just sustenance to me, it’s an art." Chef Dierre Acheson. When I walk through the doors of the bright food shop on Arthur Street in Elmira, I am greeted with a warm hello, delicious aromas and an array of fresh choices. As a Nutritionist, I believe wholeheartedly that eating real food is [...]

By |2020-05-15T11:57:20-04:00November 21st, 2014|Snack|0 Comments

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

Have I told you before how much I like pumpkin? Pumpkin not only tastes great and is super versatile, it is also a nutrient powerhouse. Pumpkin is a great source of vitamin A, fibre, beta-carotene - a cancer fighting antioxidant, vitamin C and potassium. Did you know the how the pumpkin pie first debuted? The [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:31:30-04:00October 7th, 2014|Breakfast, Snack|0 Comments

Maple Granola Bars

Store bought granola bars make me a little irritated if I am being honest! They act like they are all healthy and such, made with whole grains but if we take a closer look we see that they are just candy bars hiding behind the facade of, 'whole grain goodness'. Some are made with several [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:32:11-04:00July 17th, 2014|Snack|1 Comment

Gluten Free Pizza Muffins

  Gluten Free Pizza Muffins These are a great go to for packing lunches. They freeze well and taste good at room temperature or warmed. My oldest boy gets excited when he sees the makings of these muffins! These are easy to make vegan by swapping out the eggs for 2 tbsp ground flaxseed and [...]

By |2020-05-07T21:56:37-04:00June 12th, 2014|Snack|2 Comments

Gluten Free & Dairy Free Brownies

  Gluten Free & Dairy Free Brownies Warm & gooey brownies need not be a distant memory if you are gluten free or vegetarian. These rich & moist brownies are a crowd pleaser every time. Serve warm for best results. 3/4 cup canola oil3/4 cup honey, raw1 1/4 cup rice milk1/4 cup flaxseed (ground)2 tsp [...]

By |2020-05-12T11:54:21-04:00June 12th, 2014|Snack|2 Comments

Chocolate Chip & Chickpea Cookies

Chocolate Chickpea Cookies 1 cup butter (softened)3/4 cup raw sugar2 tbsp flax seeds (ground)6 tbsp water (warm)2 tsp vanilla (extract)2 cups light spelt flour3/4 cup oats (old fashioned)1 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp sea salt1 1/2 cups chocolate chips1 15 oz. can chickpeas (drained, rinsed & run through a food processor or blender) Preheat the oven [...]

By |2020-05-07T20:33:38-04:00June 12th, 2014|Snack|3 Comments

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I really like chocolate chips cookies…all gooey and fresh from the oven.  As is often the case in my kitchen, I take a recipe and try to make it healthier.  Now I am fully aware that many people have come up with excellent recipes for cookies that will be, ‘healthier,’ than the one I am [...]

By |2020-05-07T22:25:52-04:00May 14th, 2014|Snack|Comments Off on Chocolate Chip Cookies