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Sugar Smart Recipes!

October 30, 2013 No comments yet

Fuel up First! Choco-PB-Banana Smoothie Seriously, three of my favorite things,  blended into one delicious glass. The combo of fibre (banana) and protein (milk & pb) keep us full and satisfied! The chocolate milk (sugar reduced version by DairyOh!) makes us feel like we are having a treat! Not to mention has some extra goodness […]

A few of my favorite things!

October 9, 2013 No comments yet

Just thought I’d share a few things I have extra love for right now! - Mel’s Kitchen Cafe! I’m pretty sure I am slowly eating my way through her website. Seriously…great inspiration, recipes and “Do it yourself” guidelines! – This chocolate milk! I have a chocolate tooth at the best of times and not only is […]

Fall is here = Apples!

October 4, 2013 No comments yet

The air has changed! With that brings the return of our fall favorites! In Nova Scotia, apples (especially from the Valley) are a delicious and healthy treat! After a morning at Noggin’s Farm, it was time to find some new apple recipes! Apple Salsa 2 cups apples, diced and peeled (peeled is optional) 1 red […]

Nutrition Month- Challenge #3!!!

March 18, 2013 No comments yet

It’s SNACK time!!! What is your favorite snack combination? Snacks should include two food groups!  Fibre + Protein = Fullness! Choose sources of each at your snacks- hardboiled egg/veggies, 10-12 almonds/fruit, fruit/Greek yogurt, veggies/hummus.  Skip the fat-free! Fat tastes good, so often the “fat-free” products have higher levels of sugar and/or salt. Choose 1% sodium reduced […]

An oldie but a goodie…

February 5, 2013 No comments yet

By popular request, I’m reposting my recipe for “cookie dough hummus!” A great snack option–packed with chickpea fibre and protein, plus just a touch of sweet! Serve with sliced apples! Yum! Ingredients: -          1.5cups chickpeas, drained (1 can) -          Pinch of salt (optional) -          2tsp vanilla -          ¼ cup peanut butter (or other nut butters) […]

The first trimester…

October 5, 2012 1 comment

Typically, I have kept this blog fairly “professional.” In the sense that I generally write about specific nutrition topics, resources, recipes, etc. I’m going to take a slight break from this in the next few posts, as people have been asking how I managed nutrition/exercise throughout my pregnancy! As a disclaimer, please remember that everyone […]


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