Beef and Bean Minestrone Soup

By Marie | November 5, 2018

PrintBeef & Bean Minestrone SoupPrep 30 minsCook 40 minsInactive 40 minsTotal 1 hour, 50 minsYield 6 Servings This soup is a comforting, delicious way to warm up on a cold snowy day. Or any day really. ūüôā Ingredients 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1/2 lb Extra Lean Ground Beef 1 Yellow Onion (medium, finely…


No Bake Chocolate Chip Blondies

By Marie | October 29, 2018

PrintNo Bake Chocolate Chip Blondies These are a quick & easy snack that my kids love! Plus they are gluten-free, and use natural sugars.¬† Ingredients1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons coconut flour, sifted1/2 cup mashed banana1/4 cup peanut butter1/4 cup honey or maple syrup1/2 teaspoon vanilla2 tablespoons mini chocolate chipsInstructionsLine an 8√ó4 loaf pan with parchment…

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Golden Turmeric Latte

By Marie | October 25, 2018

PrintGolden Turmeric LattePrep 10 minsTotal 10 minsYield 2 Servings Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high-quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. It is known to be an excellent anti-inflammatory, is great for heart & brain health, and helps with hormone balancing. Here’s a…

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Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bread

By Marie | October 22, 2018

PrintPumpkin Pecan Pie BreadPrep 15 minsCook 30 minsTotal 45 minsYield 1 Loaf This is a delicious pumpkin treat – and honestly the pecan topping is delicious! Ingredients1/2¬†Cup¬†Butter1/2¬†Cup¬†Maple syrup1/2¬†Cup¬†Pumpkin, canned1¬†Teaspoon¬†Vanilla2¬†Cups¬†Whole Wheat¬†flour2¬†Teaspoons¬†Baking powder1¬†Teaspoon¬†Baking soda2¬†Teaspoons¬†Pumpkin pie spice1¬†Teaspoon¬†Salt1/4¬†Cup¬†Non dairy milk, I used Almond milk1/2¬†Cup¬†Pecans, roasted (chopped)Pecan Pie Topping3/4¬†Cup¬†Pecans, roasted (chopped)2¬†Tablespoons¬†Vegan butter2¬†Tablespoons¬†Maple syrup1/4¬†Cup¬†Coconut sugar or brown sugar1/2¬†Teaspoon¬†VanillaInstructions Preheat the oven…

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Blueberry Breakfast Crisp

By Marie | October 19, 2018

PrintBlueberry Breakfast CrispPrep 10 minsCook 40 minsTotal 50 minsYield 4 Servings This. Is. Delicious. Honestly, it could be a dessert too, but we are calling it breakfast, so make try it there too! You can make this ahead and throw some plain yogurt on top for an easy breakfast on those busy mornings. You will…


Chocolate Cauliflower Shake

By Marie | October 16, 2018

PrintChocolate Cauliflower ShakePrep 10 minsTotal 10 minsYield 2 Servings This is one of my favourite breakfasts. It’s quick & easy, and you honestly can’t taste the cauliflower – you just get all of the great hormone benefits of cauliflower in a yummy chocolate shake! Ingredients 2 cups Frozen Cauliflower 2 Banana (frozen) 2 tbsps Almond…

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Oaty Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

By Marie | October 12, 2018

PrintOaty Pumpkin Breakfast CookiesPrep 10 minsCook 12 minsTotal 22 minsYield 16-18 Cookies These are easy to make, have good protein in them, and my kids love them! Ingredients 2 cups old-fashioned oats¬† 1 cup pumpkin puree (not the pumpkin pie filling) 1/4 cup honey (use maple syrup for vegan or other sweetener of your choice)…


Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

By Marie | October 9, 2018

PrintSlow Cooker Spaghetti Squash & MeatballsPrep 15 minsCook 4 hoursInactive 4 hoursTotal 8 hours, 15 minsYield 4 Servings I didn’t get an ‘after’ photo of this one, because we ate it too fast. This is a great meal to make ahead on the days you are too busy to cook! Ingredients 1 lb Extra Lean…

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Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

By Marie | October 2, 2018

PrintChocolate Pumpkin MuffinsPrep 15 minsCook 25 minsTotal 40 minsYield 15-18 Muffins We love these muffins – they are a great snack in the Fall – or really anytime you want them! Ingredients1¬Ĺ¬†cup¬†whole wheat pastry flour1/4¬†cup¬†unsweetened cocoa powder‚ÖĒ¬†cup¬†coconut sugar (I use a little less than this)¬Ĺ¬†teaspoon¬†baking powder¬Ĺ¬†teaspoon¬†baking soda¬Ĺ¬†teaspoon¬†salt¬Ĺ¬†teaspoon¬†ground cinnamon1 small can¬†pumpkin puree1¬†teaspoon¬†vanilla1/3¬†cup¬†almond milk1¬†egg beaten1/2 cup greek…

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Broccoli Almond Protein Salad

By Marie | September 30, 2018

PrintBroccoli Almond Protein SaladPrep 20 minsTotal 20 minsYield 4 Servings This is a yummy way to get more broccoli, and more protein. Try it for lunch, or supper! Ingredients 4 cups Broccoli (chopped into small florets) 2 cups Frozen Edamame (shelled) 4 stalks Green Onion (sliced) 1/2 cup Almonds (chopped) 1/4 cup Almond Butter 1…