Paleo Hot Chocolate

Paleo Hot Chocolate

What better way to warm up on a blustery day than by curling up in cozy slippers with a steaming mug of hot chocolate?  Especially if you happen to be alone like I am today…  With no one home to make me feel guilty about my indulgence, except my own conscience!  Now what if hot […]

Cherry banana coconut protein smoothie

Cherry Banana Protein Smoothie with Coconut Oil

Need a quick, handy breakfast or snack?  This cherry banana coconut oil protein smoothie is naturally sweet and delicious, and can be whipped up in a hurry!  It actually tastes kind of tropical to me, which doesn’t make a lot of sense because cherries grow in the US…  I guess it’s the banana and hint of […]

Tim Horton's XL Coffee

Coffee Banana Protein Breakfast Smoothie

Wet snow, slushy roads, bitter winds and freezing rain…  I think Tim Horton’s has good reasons for starting their Roll-Up-The-Rim season in January.  What better way to fight the cold than with a steaming cup of coffee?!!!  Especially when you might win a car, or, better yet, another coffee?  (By the way, they did not […]

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

I know these Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls may be a little out-of-season, but please be patient and let me explain: I was part of a high school co-op program during the past school year.  For the summative project of our course, we were asked to create a slideshow demonstrating a skill we learned at our co-op placement. […]

Cranberry Nut Granola

Cranberry Nut Granola

    This cranberry nut granola is everything that a good breakfast should be: Healthy, crunchy, filling and lightly sweet!  It’s guaranteed to keep you full until lunch, but don’t worry, it isn’t that waddling-around, bloated kind of full.  Just satisfying and energizing to help you start your day! Don’t skim over this recipe and […]

Frozen Greek yogurt cubes

Frozen Greek Yogurt Cubes

This recipe is exactly what you might imagine from its name: Greek yogurt, frozen into cubes in a ice cube tray!  It sounds like a no-brainer, but I thought I would share it anyway!  It’s so ridiculously simple and awesome, I can’t believe I didn’t think of it years ago!!! You see, much as I […]

Oatmeal Berry Breakfast

Oatmeal Berry Breakfast Bowl

Do you love a good, nutritious and delicious breakfast?  Or does your stomach churn at the very idea of eating food first thing in the morning?  Either way, I’ve got just the thing for you!  This oatmeal berry breakfast will be just what you’re looking for! You see, I used to hate breakfast.  I’d choke down […]

Savoury Cornbread with Thyme

Recently when I was at Montana’s Cookhouse and Grill, I got cornbread served with my meal.  I really enjoyed it, and actually ended up eating my brother’s piece as well!  (Usually he manages to finish his meals without my help!)  I got to thinking: why couldn’t I bake cornbread at home?  Why does it have […]

Chocolate Fudge Skinny Cake

Chocolate Fudge Skinny Cake An easy and delicious chocolate cake baked in the oven or a slow-cooker.  Moist and decadent, but secretly lightened-up! Recently I was preparing a meal for guests, and I thought I’d like to do something impressive for a change.  Enough of these cookies and squares.  Let’s have us some cake!!!  🙂 […]