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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? […]

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, […]

Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

I’ve debated for years over what to call this recipe. It was born out of a failed falafel recipe which turned out to be so much better than what it was meant to be. Basically, it’s a base of cous cous, mashed chickpeas & flaked […]

Savoury Sweet Potato Muffins: a perfect protein rich and nutrient dense snack for the whole family

Savoury Sweet Potato Muffins: a perfect protein rich and nutrient dense snack for the whole family

The motivation for creating this recipe came from my frustration with the 3 little words, “Mom, I’m hungry!” I become exhausted trying to find healthy snacks for my boys between meals that are quick and provide extra vegetables and protein. These are two things I […]

Banana Beetroot Pancakes {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

Banana Beetroot Pancakes {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

With Valentine’s Day coming up I wanted to share a healthy way of bringing some fun nourishing pinkness to your breakfast table that is very tasty as well perfect for those with dairy or gluten allergies. These pancakes include 4 eggs and beetroot so not […]

How I lost 50 lbs in 6 months…

How I lost 50 lbs in 6 months…

I hadn’t even thought of writing about this on the blog because losing 50 pounds in 6 months was not something I ever meant to do. I did not do it by counting calories, exercising more, or even really paying attention to what I ate […]