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“Refried” Bean Quesadillas

This healthy dinner recipe is a favourite in my house (my daughter even requests that I pack leftovers in her school lunch). It's filling but not too heavy and it's loaded with healthy ingredients. It can be made into a wrap or burrito instead of a quesadilla if you prefer (I find that when using… Continue reading “Refried” Bean Quesadillas

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Apple Pie Oatmeal

I’ve been on an applesauce kick recently and have been adding it to pretty much everything. I'm convinced that everything tastes better with applesauce. I added it to my oatmeal one morning with some cinnamon and nutmeg and OH MY! It reminded me of apple pie! (cheesy rhyme intended).

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Easy Peasy No-Peel Applesauce

In my efforts to stick to more seasonal foods this winter I've made my daughter sick of eating fresh apples (they are one of the few seasonal fruits available in BC this time of year), so I have had to get creative and come up with other ways to serve them. Her current favourite is… Continue reading Easy Peasy No-Peel Applesauce

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Yummy And Healthy Avocado Mousse

Avocado mousse is a healthy treat that you can whip up in 5 mins for a quick fix when you're craving something sweet. It makes a great snack for kids too and the avocado provides healthy fats for a healthy brain. Recipe:Ingredients: One ripe avocado 1 ripe banana 3 tbsp cacao powder a drizzle of… Continue reading Yummy And Healthy Avocado Mousse

Random Rants

My Doctor Is Awesome And Here’s Why

What makes my doctor so great? She rarely prescribes meds. She gives me my 15 mins and really listens to my concerns. She does a thorough examination plus asks all of the appropriate questions before making any sort of diagnosis or recommendations.

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The Key To Making Lasting Changes To Your Diet

It's not easy to give up ALL of your favourite foods all at once. Most people don't have that kind of willpower. So they keep procrastinating and continue to make the same new year's resolution every year only to put it off every year. They know all those sugary treats and fast-food burgers are going to catch up to them sooner or later (if they haven't already), but they just can't bring themselves to do anything about it.

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Oat And Jam Cups (gluten free and vegan)

I came up with this recipe last summer when I made a large batch of homemade sugar-free blueberry jam and didn't know what to do with it all.  I don't eat PB&J sandwiches very often so I created this jam-filled snack.  These cups can be eaten for breakfast or as a healthy snack or dessert.… Continue reading Oat And Jam Cups (gluten free and vegan)