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Author: Brittany

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Brownies {gluten & refined sugar free}

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Brownies {gluten & refined sugar free}

These dark chocolate raspberry brownies are everything a brownie should be–rich, chocolatey, fudgy and delicious but without all the junk. They are gluten-free, refined sugar-free and even paleo friendly (if you are into that). In honour of Celiac Awareness month, I thought I’d focus on […]

5 ways to SIMPLIFY your meal prep

5 ways to SIMPLIFY your meal prep

One of the biggest frustrations I hear from clients regarding changing their eating habits to a healthier diet rich in real foods is the time and energy spent in the kitchen. I’m not going to lie and tell you that it won’t take more effort […]

Sweet Potato & Spinach Falafel

Sweet Potato & Spinach Falafel

These flavour and nutrient packed falafel are the perfect snack to keep your little ones’ hunger cries at bay or just as part of your lunch. Unlike the normal falafel that uses chickpea, this one uses pinto or black beans as the base which adds […]

5 Minute Guacamole

5 Minute Guacamole

Not only is Guacamole a tasty snack or addition to many a meal, but since its made with avocados it is super nutrient dense. Avocados are packed with lots of fiber, vitamins and minerals. But what makes this fruit so highly regarded nutritionally is its […]

21 days to Tame Your Sweet Tooth Group Program

21 days to Tame Your Sweet Tooth Group Program

Do you struggle with uncontrollable sugar cravings? Is one handful of sweets, one cookie, or one piece of cake just never enough? Are you exhausted by mid afternoon desperately searching for some kind of pick me to get you through the rest of the day? […]

How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

How to Eat Real Food on a Budget: 5 simple steps to save

Eating real whole foods doesn’t have to break the bank. You don’t have to skimp on protein to save money.┬áDespite that fact that my husband was between jobs for a long time and I was only working part-time, our family of 5 (back then) continued […]

Chilli & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Chilli & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

This recipe is simple and really can be made with almost any veggie. It’s great for a busy weeknight meal as it takes under 30 minutes to prepare. You can do the chopping while you are cooking or if you are really in a hurry […]

Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Decoding Food Labels: Do you really know how much sugar you are eating?

Sugar is everywhere and we know that it is bad for us? But why is it so hard to give up? One reason is that, even if we are avoiding ‘sweets’ we are still consuming huge amounts of sugars in the processed foods we eat. It’s […]

Mix & Match Granola {gluten & refined sugar free}

Mix & Match Granola {gluten & refined sugar free}

I’m not a huge cereal fan, but granola is a whole other ballgame. I love granola and could eat it for ages (if I let myself). Don’t let the packaging trick you, almost all of the store-bought granola are anything but healthy. If you take […]

Confessions of a sugar addict…

Confessions of a sugar addict…

Hi, my name is Brittany and I’m a sugar addict. Its true. I’ve struggled in a not so healthy relationship with sugar as far back as I can remember. My mom never kept sweets in the house. She’d make desserts every once in a while, […]