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Oatmeal Energy Bites

energy balls

Lately I’ve been speaking with lots of clients that have a sweet tooth. They’re looking for a snack they can allow themselves to eat, that “maybe isn’t as bad as a chocolate bar”? I know the feeling. I’m all about balance-I don’t believe you should take all the sweetness out of your life. You just […]

The Secret to Perfect Steel-Cut Oatmeal

steel-cut oatmeal

Did you wake up with good intentions this morning? The good intentions to eat right, and start your day off with the mighty-fine whole grain goodness of steel-cut oats? I don’t blame you! These oats are better than the rest. They are minimally processed so your body takes longer to digest them, keeping you fuller, […]

Food Revolution 2017: Challenge #3


I’ll keep this one simple. Challenge #3 is a Healthy Breakfast Challenge. Kids who eat breakfast tend to eat healthier overall and are more likely to participate in physical activities — two great ways to help maintain a healthy weight and keep their developing brains happy. Skipping breakfast can do all sorts of damage, not […]

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Teff Cookies

oatmeal teff cookies

Are you wondering what teff is? (You thought I spelled something wrong, didn’t you?) I was wondering what teff was too, until a few months ago, when I started using it in EVERYTHING. Teff is another one of those “ancient grains” that has been used forever in places like Ethiopia, but we’re just hearing about […]

3-Ingredient Caramel Sauce (Vegan)

caramel sauce

You won’t believe how easy this sauce is to make. Most caramel sauces are made with whipping cream, butter, and sugar. My caramel sauce is made up of three ingredients…all from the same place…so it’s kind of like ONE ingredient…but split up into three. Optional flavours to add at the end…sea salt (for salted caramel) and […]

Hardcore Mom Oatmeal

hardcore mom oatmeal

Moms! What’s the first thing you do when you wake up? Grab a coffee? Sit down and enjoy a nice leisurely breakfast? Maybe while reading the newspaper or kicking your feet up to catch up on the days events? I can hear you laughing from here because THAT’S HILARIOUS. Do you know what I do? […]

Top 5 Breakfast Cereals

I’m often asked about breakfast cereal. With so many options, Moms want to know which are the best choices for their kids-and themselves! Mornings are busy and we don’t want to have to think about nutrition first thing in the morning. Now, I have to say this, because I’m a Nutritionist: Breakfast cereal is not […]

High-Protein Overnight Baked Oatmeal

baked oatmeal in a pan

Last week I was concerned about my oldest son. He is a very energetic, happy and athletic boy. But lately, he hasn’t been himself. I know kids go through growth spurts and mood swings, but something was…off. I couldn’t put my finger on it. He was complaining of being tired, and even at hockey practice […]