Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins I have a TON of frozen blueberries in my freezer that I was happily using up in smoothies until....my blender broke (😭). So I decided to whip up a batch of blueberry muffins while I wait for a new blender. I also noticed that my blackstrap molasses were going to expire… Continue reading Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

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Why It’s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits

Why Do People Knowingly Continue Unhealthy Habits? It’s the way we’re wired. Our brains seek out immediate rewards and avoid things that are immediately punished. We know cooking wholesome food at home is good for our health long-term but after a long day we’re tired and hungry and it feels like a punishment to have… Continue reading Why It’s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits

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How To Enjoy The Pool Without Worrying About Chlorine Exposure

Do you love going to the pool but worry about absorbing chlorine through your skin? Do you end up with itchy, irritated skin or dry, brittle hair after a fun day in the pool? Do you cringe at the thought of how much chlorine your child's body is absorbing during swim lessons? Or how much… Continue reading How To Enjoy The Pool Without Worrying About Chlorine Exposure

Recipes

Creamy Spaghetti With Sweet Potatoes, Hemp Seeds and Goat Cheese (Vegetarian And Gluten-Free)

I've been making this recipe for a few years now and after altering it a few times it has now become a favourite. The original recipe was from EatingWell but I wanted to make the sauce a little simpler while adding more protein, iron, and healthy fat. I took out the tomatoes, vinegar and lemon… Continue reading Creamy Spaghetti With Sweet Potatoes, Hemp Seeds and Goat Cheese (Vegetarian And Gluten-Free)

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Loaded Vegetarian Nachos With Lentils And Blackbeans

I've recently been letting my daughter decide the menu for one night a week and tonight she decided she wanted nachos for dinner. Now I obviously wasn't going to allow her to just eat chips and cheese for dinner so I decided to make loaded nachos with plenty of veggies and vegetarian protein. My daughter… Continue reading Loaded Vegetarian Nachos With Lentils And Blackbeans