Fresh Summer Recipe Series: White Bean Fries

This awesome recipe comes from the Eat Clean blog.  This is a healthy substitute for potato or fried side dishes!  Try these along your favourite summertime burger, instead of fries! Ingredients: 1 c pine nuts 2 tsp coconut oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced ½ lb white or green string beans ½ c fresh … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: White Bean Fries

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Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Berry Bacon Grilled Cheese

This recipe comes from Foodland Ontario and looks like a delicious variation on a lunch time classic! Ingredients: 4 slices multi-grain bread 1-1/2 tsp vegetable oil 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 4 slices cooked bacon 1 cup thickly sliced strawberries 1 tbsp balsamic glaze freshly ground pepper Directions: Brush one side of each slice of … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Berry Bacon Grilled Cheese

Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Must-try Recipes!

This week I decided to take a different approach with the Fresh Summer Recipe Series.  I am joining the girls at Wild Workout Wednesday to share my thoughts.  Be sure to check out Annemarie, Angelena Marie, Upala and Amber for lots more posts on fitness and health! Instead of giving you one recipe to try I decided to compile a list of … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Must-try Recipes!

Top 3 On-the-Go Snacks!

I have been trying a bunch of different snacks lately, trying to find my new go-to.  I like snacks that keep me full and are easy to bring anywhere, whether on a run, out biking the trails or on a car trip somewhere. Here are my top snacks that you should try next time you're … Continue reading Top 3 On-the-Go Snacks!

Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Quick & Easy Turkey Burgers

I found this wonderful recipe on the Pass the Fresh website! This recipe is an easy way to create a healthier bbq favourite.  This twist on a regular burger can be made quickly and is delicious! Ingredients: 1/4 large red onion (or 1/2 of a medium one) 1/2 bunch cilantro 1 pound ground turkey 1 tablespoon … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Quick & Easy Turkey Burgers

Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Homemade Bruschetta

Good Morning! Here is another delicious recipe to enjoy this summer.  This recipe will be another hit for summertime parties and family get-together! This recipe is Recipe courtesy of Couchiching Family Health Team Dietitians - adapted from Oh She Glows! Ingredients: 3 cups, grape tomatoes, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 handful basil leaves, chopped finely … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Homemade Bruschetta

Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Homemade Veggie Dip!

This awesome recipe is sure to a be a summer time hit!  This healthy spin on a classic party dish will help you stay on track throughout the summer! Ingredients: 2 cups plain Greek yogurt 1 tbsp dried dill 1/2 tsp lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp onion powder pinch of salt Directions: … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Homemade Veggie Dip!

Why I love my hydration pack!

Ever thought about getting a hydration pack?  I thought about it for a long time, and finally decided to buy one last fall.  I didn't use it much until the warmer weather rolled around, and since then I have been loving it! I have taken my hydration pack on several bike rides, and a few medium … Continue reading Why I love my hydration pack!

Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Warm Summer Salad

This delicious summer salad highlights in season vegetables in Ontario.  Head out to a local farmer's market to pick up the ingredients to make this tasty salad! Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1 leek, sliced into rounds or half moons 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bunch asparagus, ends broken off and chopped … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Warm Summer Salad

Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Curried Quinoa Salad

I am joining the girls at Wild Workout Wednesday to share this awesome healthy recipe.  Be sure to check out Annemarie, Angelena Marie, Upala and Amber for lots more posts on fitness and health!   Want a crazy way to shake up your summer salad routine?! Try this awesome quinoa salad packed with lots of protein and fresh ingredients! Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading Fresh Summer Recipe Series: Curried Quinoa Salad

Fresh Summer Avocado & Potato Salad!

This recipe just screams summer!  It is an easy way to lighten and change a classic summer salad recipe!  I picked this recipe up from A Studio while attending a class and can't wait to share it at a summer BBQ! Ingredients: 1 1/2 to 2 pounds yellow potatoes, chopped into small cubes 3 teaspoons olive … Continue reading Fresh Summer Avocado & Potato Salad!

Awesome Recipe: Fresh Spring Tabbouleh!

This delicious and healthy recipe is so simple and quick! It's fast and easy to make.  This recipe includes fresh ingredients that will feel like spring! Ingredients: 1/2 cup bulgur 1 medium red onion, finely chopped 6 medium tomatoes, diced 1 cucumber, diced 2 bunches fresh parsley, minced, stems discarded 2 tbsp fresh mint, minced 6 tbsp … Continue reading Awesome Recipe: Fresh Spring Tabbouleh!

New Recipe: One pan Mexican Quinoa!

This awesome recipe is so simple and quick!  It takes 20 minutes and uses only one pan!  All you need are a few simple ingredients! Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 jalapeno pepper minced 1 cup quionoa 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can diced tomatoes (28 … Continue reading New Recipe: One pan Mexican Quinoa!

Oatmeal Cookies

These treats are easy and delicious!  Make them for yourself or share with the people you love 🙂

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After a stressful week, it’s finally Easter weekend! Here are some oatmeal cookies to wind down with.

Ingredients: IMG_1428

– 2 large eggs

– 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons brown sugar

– 1/4 cup almond butter

– 3/4 cup coconut oil

– 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

– 1 teaspoon Truvia (or stevia, white sugar)

– 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

– 2 cups quick oats

– 1 1/2 cup oat flour (or whole wheat)

Directions:

– Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.

– Melt coconut oil and almond butter into liquid and let them cool while you gather all other ingredients.

– In a large bowl, whisk eggs for a good 30 seconds. Add brown sugar and Truvia then whisk again.

– Add in coconut oil, almond butter, vanilla, and baking soda and stir vigorously with a spoon.

– Stir in…

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Breakfast Smoothie!

So I'm kind of obsessed with smoothies!  I was surfing the internet looking for a new recipe and found this awesome one on Edible Perspective!  The original recipe can be found here.  It tastes just like a chocolate chip cookie and is really filling to keep you satisfied until lunch!  You can drink it all … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Breakfast Smoothie!