Simple & Sweet Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble!

Simple & Sweet Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble!

Here’s a simple recipe that is definitely a good reminder of spring/summer when you make it during the Winter months!  …if you have strawberries and/or rhubarb stored in your freezer from the summer, even better…perfect time to bust them out! Simple & Sweet Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble  Serves: approx. 8 people Ingredients  Filling: 4 cups strawberries 4 cups rhubarb 1 tbsp. flour 1/2 cup sugar Crumble: 1 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup butter (softened) 3/4 cup brown sugar…

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Pumpkin Pie Muffins!

Pumpkin Pie Muffins!

That was FAST!  October has come and gone…and what’s left is a whole lot of pumpkins! …Maybe you even have some extra cans of pumpkin puree kicking around…if you’re not all “pumpkin’ed out”…you have GOT TO TRY these amazing healthy Pumpkin Pie Muffins!  Super simple and easy to make…and taste amazing for breakfast with a little bit of almond or peanut butter on them…#yum! Here’s the recipe 🙂 Pumpkin Pie Muffins (makes 12 muffins) Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cups…

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Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars!

Peanut Butter Breakfast Bars!

Ever get tired of reading labels of granola/breakfast bars and wondering what the HECK are these ingredients?!  …You may love snacking on granola bars, maybe your kids do… and we’re okay with that!…but when you are choosing them because they’re a nutritious option…let’s make sure they are…and if you’re confused…Make them from scratch! We created this amazing Peanut Butter Breakfast …inspired by @sallysbakeblog Breakfast Cookies that are SO easy to make and will blow your mind with how good they taste….

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Preppin’ for Thanksgiving Eats!

Preppin’ for Thanksgiving Eats!

Thanksgiving weekend is HERE…and what’s not to love?  Like most holidays ..the 4 F’s are in play…Have you heard of the 4 F’s? – we’re talking about FAMILY, FRIENDS, FOOD & of course FUN! Whenever the family gets together for holiday festivities, there is usually a lot of food – and a lot of thought that goes into planning that incredible food for specific events.  On a holiday, the focus tends to stray away from “healthy” and move towards “indulgence”…

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Make Time to Enjoy Meal Time!

Make Time to Enjoy Meal Time!

What’s for dinner? Where are we eating dinner? Do we even have time for dinner? Between after school activities and lessons, healthy family dinners often take a back seat. Yet, family meals are so important! Sitting down to a meal after a busy day is an amazing “RESET”.  No matter how big or small your family is, they offer a time for sharing stories, learning manners and eating nutritious foods.  And if you have kids, research shows the benefits go further…

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Take the Complicated out of September!

Take the Complicated out of September!

We’re well into the back to school groove…slowly getting adjusted to the lunch making routine and the need for speedy dinners.  How have you been making out?  Maybe it’s still feeling a bit overwhelming…and that’s okay!  Sometimes it can take a couple weeks to get back into a routine. Keep things simple …especially during times where a lot of change is taking place.  First place to keep it simple is…in the kitchen!  Don’t overcomplicate your life with elaborate weekday meals.  Here…

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Your Child’s Favourite Teacher!

Your Child’s Favourite Teacher!

Happy Labour Day! Summer is a time for kids to learn and explore…and the learning definitely doesn’t stop after today – because yes, it’s BACK TO SCHOOL.    Do I hear any cheers?!?!  Maybe from the parents ..and hopefully from the kids too!  It’s an exciting time and as a parent, you are definitely a teacher for your child everyday.  You may even be your child’s FAVOURITE teacher…hopefully you get a back to school present for that award 🙂 What…

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Lemonade Fruit Popsicles

Lemonade Fruit Popsicles

Hydrating is SUPER important in the summer, fall, spring and even winter.  Sometimes even when you aren’t feeling thirsty – you are still on the verge of becoming dehydrated.  Symptoms of mild dehydration could be as simple as a headache or feeling tired.  Bottom line: make sure you stay hydrated!  Of course the go to is good old H2O (water)…but you can also stay hydrated with flavour 😉 Try this recipe for Lemonade Fruit Popsicles …great for kids after playing sports…

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Go Smashed Potatoes!

Go Smashed Potatoes!

Looking for an awesome side dish for your long weekend BBQ?  Potatoes always come to mind…Here we had a bit of an issue… One wanted mashed, the other wanted roasted…so what to do? Go with SMASHED!  Try the below awesome recipe that’s a healthy addition to your BBQ favourites. Go Smashed Potatoes Ingredients Serves 6-8 people as a side dish 1 lb. pre-washed mini potatoes (any colour) 5-6 tbsp. Extra virgin olive oil 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary 3 pinches Himalayan…

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Loving Long Weekends – and then reality hits!

Loving Long Weekends – and then reality hits!

Labour Day weekend is quickly approaching…which is awesome of course, because it’s a long weekend.  But this long weekend is different.  This is the long weekend that ends off with something that not everyone always enjoys…Change.  Yup! I said it…change.  The days start to get shorter, the weather starts to get cooler and the kids are back at school…you may even find your getting more work emails! It’s GO time in September!  What to do?! First things first, RELAX and…

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