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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 […]

This Halloween…Be Sugar Smart!

October 30, 2013 No comments yet

It’s here…the holiday that starts the sugar rush and leads us (it seems) right through into the New Year! Now, I’m all for moderation and certainly do enjoy the occasional treat…but some of the Halloween treats that exist just seem plain ol’wrong. Electric green in color, stain your teeth black, rolled in sugar, stick to […]

Cookie Dough Hummus

November 21, 2011 1 comment

There seems to be a theme lately….cookie dough treats! Healthier cookie dough treats that is! Traditional hummus dips are heavy on the garlic; however, this “dessert” hummus omits the garlic and instead, adds nut butter and a few chocolate chips! Serve at your next party and I can guarantee a few surprised quests will be […]

On-the-Go Energy Balls

November 16, 2011 4 comments

Ever wanted to eat a ball of raw cookie dough….that also provided some actual nutrition? Look no further!!! These no-bake energy balls are a great source of healthy fats (i.e. omega-3s from ground flax), fiber and protein! Be warned–they are dangerously tasty–portion control beware! No-Bake Snack Balls Ingredients: ½ cup peanut butter ¼ cup honey […]

Treat of the moment= Microwave Protein “Muffins”

June 27, 2011 1 comment

Oh man. I have a sweet tooth. For those of you who know me, I very much believe in moderation; however, at times we all need a little crack down. When I’m refocusing on clean eating, I often still struggle with satisfying the sweet tooth without fully “turning it on!” (Which can result in a full-blown chocolate fest! […]

Success Story: One month down!

September 29, 2010 2 comments

One month in and the results keep coming! A few new lessons learned and some new favourite healthy snacks! For those of you that need to catch up with our very first success story participant…check it out here & here! One Month Check In: Weight: Down 3lbs!!! (Total of 6.5lbs) Lessons Learned: Wynter’s Wendy’s experience…  It was […]

Success Story: 2 weeks in!

September 17, 2010 2 comments

Time flies when you are having fun! (Right Wynter?) In case you missed our exciting intro post…check it out here! For those of you who are already in the loop and excited to hear about Wynter’s progress…here you go! First…a little more background on Wynter’s nutrition habits! Favorite go-to-foods = CARBS!!! (There are good carbs […]

Out of sight…out of mind!

April 6, 2010 No comments yet

Walk away from the chocolates! Yes…Easter candy is in abundance and it is time to walk away! We’ve had our treats and it is time to get back on track! Pack it up! Take the candy off the counter, away from the candy dishes and get out your mini-ziplock baggies! Portion out your candy/treats into […]

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