Tag Archives: snacks

Apple Pie of My Eye Smoothie Bowl (gluten-free, grain-free, vegan)

Spring has had a rather faulty start so far around here (with more “spring” snow and snowstorms than I can even remember), so I haven’t had my go-to breakfast, smoothies, on the brain much. But the warm-ish temperatures announced for this weekend can only mean two things: garden work (hooray!) and the return of the […]

Try Teff (+a recipe for gluten-free Blueberry-Lemon Teff Porridge)

My Try Something New series showcases a new health practice, food or ingredient in a new way. They are highly nutritious foods that offer great variety and nutrition to your diet and if you’re in Canada, they should be easy to find. Since I think healthy eating should be straight-forward, that’s a no-brainer for me! […]

Get an A+ in Healthy Back-to-School Lunches with Some Favourite Snack, Main and Dessert Recipes

If you or your kids are heading back to school next week, you might be an eager beaver: scouring the ‘net for healthy back-to-school recipes, getting your shopping lists ready, and maybe even getting a head start on some of your cooking so you can save time and money later. This is great! “Before anything […]

Party Time Dessert Pizza (dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan friendly)

Dairy-free, gluten-free Party Time Dessert Pizza 1

It’s Friday! And you know what that means, don’t you? That’s right, it’s p-a-r-t-y time! To be a bit more specific, it’s Party Time Dessert Pizza time! (In hindsight, that’s quite a mouthful, isn’t it?) Admittedly, I feel like no party is ever complete without pizza so it’s pretty easy for me to think of […]

6 Easy Ways to Encourage Family to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

6 Easy Ways to Get Your Partner to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

In many ways I feel like I was born to write this post. Because, to put it mildly, my boyfriend is not friends with too many vegetables. Corn, carrots, potatoes, and raw cauliflower (!) and that’s about it! Green vegetables? Not a chance. So in the 5+ years we’ve been together, I’ve come up with […]

Pumpkin Pie Energy Balls (gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, vegan)

Pumpkin Pie Energy Balls

It’s very uncommon for me to eat, and even rarer for me to post on this blog, a recipe that calls for ingredients so out of season as pumpkin. This time of year we’re craving greens, fresh herbs, vegetables of every kind, strawberries, cherries, maybe even a stone fruit or two, but definitely not pumpkin. […]

Kid-Friendly Chocolate Chews (dairy-free, nut-free, veg, vegan)

Kid-Friendly Chocolate Chews

Don’t you love it when classic kid-friendly snacks get a makeover? I sure do! These chocolate chews remind me of eating Rice Krispies squares after school as a kid. Pulling up a chair at the table with a glass of cold milk… that was bliss. Luckily I didn’t know (or care) back then how much […]