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  • Feb 7 2017

    The BEST Protein Pancake Yet – For Toddlers & Kids! V.2

    I was sooooo excited to make this pancake for my ‘choosy’ eater, so dreamed up this protein pancake (with vegetables !) option…and guess what? He loved it! It was actually delicious + nutritious so I made a batch for the family and everyone happily polished them off. **************************************************** NOTE: If you have a picky eater this could be a good jumping-off point for veggies as it certainly minimizes any overwhelming texture they may encounter. Naturally, you want them to experience the texture, but for some […]

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    Dec 24 2016

    Reeses Pieces Chip Cookies

    Halloween Candy Still Hanging About in a Phantom Bowl or Cupboard? As Christmas peeks it’s festive eyes over the horizon…it suddenly dawns on you that in addition to gifts, turkey, stuffing, invites, Christmas cards and the usual holiday kerfuffle: you need to bake a l’il something to take your family and friends get-together up a wee notch. Noah and I found an opened (hmm) bag of Reeses Pieces minis in the kitchen cupboard and decided to create a fun cookie combo that I knew would […]

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    Oct 1 2015

    Simply Delicious Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes

    “The blueberries in these pancakes are sweet and moist so they don’t even need butter eaten hot! This is our Sunday breakfast: healthy for me and yummy for hubby and kids.” – Jennifer Carlaw Fall Means Pancakes and Maple Syrup Goodness… So today, October 1, 2015, it’s officially autumn here in Toronto. It’s the first day the temperature is down to single-digits in the morning: a chilly 5 Degrees Celsius with a breeze down by the Lakeshore.  Noah cried while we attempted to put his […]

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    Sep 29 2015

    Best and Healthiest Toddler-Friendly Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Ingredients 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 large egg 4 tablespoons dark brown sugar, lightly packed 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 cup oat flour (can be regular oats blended) 1/2 cup flax meal 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon pinch of sea salt 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips Method Blend oats until a flour or powder-like consistency in food processor (or blender). Combine vanilla extract, egg and brown sugar in a bowl. Gently melt the coconut oil and let it cool slightly before adding to […]

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    Aug 2 2015

    Best-Ever Chocolate Ginger Quinoa Cake (gluten-free)

    This cake screams: “Flourless Decadence!” Remember, gluten-free doesn’t mean glutton-free 😉 Hope you enjoy this delicious guilt-free cake. We sure did! Ingredients 2 cups cooked quinoa* 1/3 cup unsweetened almond or soy milk 4 medium eggs 1/8 tsp vanilla extract thumb-size piece of ginger, grated 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4 cup melted coconut oil 3/4 cup organic brown (not packed) or white sugar 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1  1/2 tsp baking powder Whipped Chocolate Coconut Cream Frosting 1 (14 oz.) […]

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    Jul 30 2015

    anytime chocolate fudge balls

    Chocolate Covered Katie cookbook (recipes that are secretly good for you) came in handy for healthy snacks this week! Katie Higgins included a recipe titled as above, and notes with truth that It’s impossible to eat just one of these simple fudge balls! Gluten-Free, No added sugar and no refrigeration required! Here’s the recipe: 3/4 cup pitted dates 1/2 cup raw pecans 2 tablespoons cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa powder 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/16 teaspoon salt (a pinch, perhaps?!) […]

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    Jun 19 2015

    Treats for Tots: Homemade versus Store-bought PLUS a BONUS recipe for you!

    Making A Call On the Go:  Healthy Or Hurry? Recently, my 19-month old toddler, Noah and I have been at train stations – four times! – while hubby was away on a 10-day work trip. One morning at the station, en route to visit my sister, I rushed to pack a bag with everything he/we needed though I hadn’t the time to feed myself before leaving. So there I was at the station with the scent of cinnamon buns being baked, Subway, McD’s, a patisserie […]

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    May 12 2015

    Simple Refreshing Farro Salad

    I could eat this salad ALL DAY!  This is Natalie’s version of the Duenas girls’ delicious Mediterranean salad. It’s great as a side dish or an entire meal in itself. You can add chicken breast or for vegetarians, chick peas would taste yummy in this farro salad. Ingredients 2 cups of farro, cooked al dente 1 handful of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 1 handful of mint, chopped 1 handful of basil, torn 1 handful of parsley, chopped 1 handful of pistachios, chopped 4 radish, […]

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