Should you Keep it or Toss it?

Batch cooking is a great way to help you meal prep for the week and so is buying items on sale. One of the downsides is that we may forget or store some items for too long if they are improperly labelled.

Below are the Health Canada Food Guidelines for food storage. This is a great resource to figure out whether or not the food in your fridge or freezer is still okay!

These guidelines are a excellent resource to find our about expiry dates and keeping your food safe.

Mom’s Cookies We Could not Throw Away!

½ cup butter, softened
½ cup honey
¼ cup xylitol or coconut sugar
1 egg
2 tsps vanilla extract
1 and a ½ cup oats
1 cup almond flour or half cup coconut flour
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp baking powder
Pinch of gigner
¼ tsp salt
½ cup


Preheat oven to 350. Line with a baking mat/parchment paper.
Cream together butter, honey, and xylitol in a mixer. Or use a wooden spoon.
Add in egg and vanilla extract and beat until creamy or whisk, use your arm power if you don’t have a blender it will work!
In a bowl, whisk together oats, flour of choice, baking soda, and salt. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and stir to combine. Stir in chocolate chips.
Drop cookie dough by tablespoon full or cookie scoop onto the ready cookie pans! Bake for 8-10 minutes or until golden.
Centers may appear undercooked.
Store leftovers in an airtight container.

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