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10 Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

10 Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

Since Thanksgiving is only a few days away, I wanted to compile some healthy options to make for your Thanksgiving gathering. All these recipes are refined sugar free, gluten free and dairy free and so good you won’t believe they are actually healthy.     […]

Apple Cider Muffins

Apple Cider Muffins

These are the perfect fall treat–everything you love about an apple cider donut turned into a healthier muffin sweetened naturally. Not only are these muffins full of apple flavor but they also have an amazing texture. You’d never guess they were gluten and dairy free […]

Apple Mustard Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

Apple Mustard Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

This is not your boring chicken recipe, these apple mustard pan fried chicken thighs are sticky, moist and tender and packed with a sweet and tangy flavour. They are simple to make and can be madeĀ in under 30 minutes. I’ve never been a huge chicken […]

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 […]

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, […]

Healthy Habits: How to Meal Plan like a Pro…

Healthy Habits: How to Meal Plan like a Pro…

I can’t believe that February is almost over, and the beginning of a new month is a great time to get a new habit started. This week I wanted to share one of the most basic, but essential healthy eating habit– meal planning. You may […]

Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients

Decoding Food Labels: 3 Simple Tips to Understanding Ingredients

A general rule of thumb is that if the front label on the item of food claims it is healthy, it probably isn’t. A healthy food normally doesn’t need to advertise itself as such because it’s obviously healthy. Because food marketers have begun using more […]

real food tips for the tired mum…

real food tips for the tired mum…

Keeping your family fed with real food is not an easy task. It is definitely worth the effort, but it can be difficult and feel downright impossible sometimes, especially if you are exhausted constantly. I’m going through one of those moments just now. We’ve just […]

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

I know for a lot of people the holidays kills their healthy eating habits, but it doesn’t have to. There are many ways that we can enjoy the holiday foods without risking our health or sabotaging our ‘diets’. I put it in quotes because personally […]

Healthy Habits: Eat More Vegetables

Healthy Habits: Eat More Vegetables

Of all the healthy habits I have written about and will write about, this single one is probably the most essential healthy habit to develop. Vegetables should be the base of our meals and should at least fill up half of our plates, yet unfortunately […]