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Sweet Potato “Cookies”

January 5, 2017 No comments yet

After the influx of not so healthy holiday cookies, we needed a healthier grab and go option! The concept and shape of a cookie is just so convenient for little hands…no muffin papers to peel, fits easily in their hands and mouth, plus is often less crumbly than a muffin can be. My criteria for […]

New Cookbook Alert!

August 12, 2016 No comments yet

I love me a new cookbook! Add to that it’s written by a fellow Dietitian AND a friend AND we share a name…pretty spectacular combination if I do say so myself! Enter “World Food for Student Cooks: Healthy, delicious, easy-to-make dishes for the food-truck-loving, noodle-slurping, taco-crunching, mac-n-cheese-loving student.” This cookbook is full of healthy, tasty […]

Breakfast anytime!

September 29, 2011 No comments yet

An oldie but a goodie! Top with your favs: almond butter, greek yogurt, fresh berries….   Whole Wheat Pancakes Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup     whole wheat flour 3tbsp            brown sugar 1tbsp            baking powder 1tsp              cinnamon ¼ tsp            salt 1 ¼ cup        1% or skim milk 1                    egg, beaten 3tbsp            vegetable oil ½ tsp            vanilla […]

BBQ’n Food Safety

June 30, 2011 No comments yet

BBQ’n Season is Here! With the sunshine, comes the irresistible smell of burgers sizzling on the BBQ! When it comes to being bbq-savvy, here are a few tips to keep your food safe & healthy! Food Safety 101: At the grocery store, buy cold foods like meat & poultry last! Separate raw meat and poultry […]

Rainy Day Comforts

June 16, 2011 No comments yet

After a weekend of SUN…yes we actually had two days in a row…the rain is back. Enter rainy day eats- Sweet Potato Enchiladas. Delish. Ingredients: 1tbsb olive oil 1 small onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 can kidney beans, rinsed & drained 1 cup water 1-2tbsp chilli powder 1tsp cumin 2tsp prepared mustard Pinch […]

Happy Whole-Wheat Pancake Tuesday!

March 8, 2011 No comments yet

A great healthy twist on our favorite breakfast! Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup whole wheat flour 3tbsp brown sugar 1tbsp baking powder 1tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp salt 1 ¼ cup 1% or skim milk 1 egg, beaten 3tbsp vegetable oil ½ tsp vanilla 1 cup berries (optional) Directions: Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon & salt […]


September 28, 2010 1 comment

Now that Fall is in the air…well I suppose it’s more than just in the air…it is officially Fall! Needless to say, cooler air means my stove can return to full duty! Which means…baking! Muffins can be a not so good treat (i.e. mega-sized cake style commercial muffins) BUT they can also be a handy […]

Rainy Day Comfort Foods

July 29, 2010 No comments yet

Mac N’ Cheese is a family favorite! During the summer, the hot steamy dishes tend to fall back and let the BBQ foods, salads & fresh produce take front & center! However, on a rainy summer day…there is nothing like a warming family favorite (health-ified of course) to keep our tummy content! Ingredients: 2 tbsp […]

Eating Local…mmmm strawberries!

July 13, 2010 No comments yet

Strawberry season is upon us! Delicious! The challenge of sourcing nutritious, locally grown foods becomes less of a battle during the summer season! (Here in Atlantic Canada anyways!) Local markets and grocery stores are stocked with yummy, local finds! Strawberries, carrots, asparagus, beets,plums, cherries and more! (Check out this amazing seasonal availability chart for more info!)How did […]

Whole wheat pizza dough…yummy!

June 7, 2010 No comments yet

Swap your old pizza dough for a healthy & tasty whole wheat version! Ingredients: 1 tbsp honey 1 cup water (luke warm) 1 pkg yeast (about 1tbsp) 2.5 cups whole wheat flour 4 tsp wheat gluten (I like Bob’s Red Mill) 1/2 tsp salt 2-3 tbsp olive oil Directions: Combine honey, 1/3 cup water and […]

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