Appetizer Roundup!

With the holidays just around the corner, we thought it would be nice to give a bit of a recipe round up. But then we thought wouldn’t it also be wonderful to give you at least one new idea too. I find that around this time of year we are all presented with cheese platter, […]

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Mac and Cheese with Butternut Squash. Shhh no one has to know!

Butternut Squash Pasta We have has a recipe for this delight before but this uses a few different ingredients and its has recently been KID APPROVED! This was a big risk at my house because my kids don’t enjoy squash and they love the rare occasions that I make Macaroni and Cheese. But what they […]

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Zany for Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters My garden is almost empty….except for a few zucchini! One plant=so many zucchini. I’ve had fun experimenting with ways to use these delicious babies up! I must admit that although the chocolate zucchini brownies might have been my favourite, these are a close 2nd! These are quick and easy to mix up, and […]

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Zucchini Lasagna it such a delight!

Zucchini Lasagna Ok, so lasagna at my house has always been noodles and cheese, lots of cheese. But this year we are working on healthier choices and trying new things. We also had a zucchini plant gone wild….so many zucchini! So we’ve put it in everything, muffins, brownies, smoothies, cookies, roasted veggies, sauces and now, […]

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Cookies for Lunches you WANT your Kids to EAT!

Rustic Apple Cinnamon Cookies! Since everyone seemed to love the applesauce recipe, and there is still hundreds of apples on my trees. I thought I’d give cookies a try! These kind of remind me of a snicker doodle cookie. And are delicious with a cup of tea, or in your child’s lunch as a treat […]

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Back to School Means Applesauce Time!

Apple Sauce It’s that time of year….all the yummy tastes of fall! Apples, Pumpkin, and Cinnamon are a few of my favourites. I know it’s been a busy week getting the kiddos ready for back to school, new schedules, and at my house hockey most nights. I thought I’d give you a simple recipe to […]

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What are you going to eat on your Summer Road trip? We have the answers on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Summer is the perfect time to take a road trip and it’s good to have a food game plan. We have the road map to follow to make the best for your choices on long drives. Tips: 1. Avoid fast food. Remember the sugar from pop spikes your blood sugar and makes you tired which […]

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Zany Zucchini Muffins!

It’s that time of year when my garden is overflowing with zucchini! Here is a great way to sneak some extra veggies into your kids. These are great for lunches or snacks on the go. Zucchini Muffins Ingredients • 2 cups of flour (I used Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Baking Flour. Or substitute […]

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Increasing Nutrition in Food On CTV Morning Live! How to get the most out of your food!

CTV- Getting the Most out of your Food! You don’t need to break the bank buying every new miracle food or supplement that Dr. Oz recommends! Here’s how to get the most out of the food you’re already eating! 1. Garlic: a. Fights cancer, lowers cholesterol, fights infections b. If you microwave freshly chopped garlic […]

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Food Rich in B Vitamins can help you with winter stresses. Try some of these ideas today!

B Vitamins are needed for proper brain function and can help regulate mood! The B’s are also great for healthy skin, nails and hair! In our recent Huffington Post article you will find some foods that you should include in your diet to get a wide range of benefits. Our recent article for the Huffington […]

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