Peanut Butter Dessert Smoothie

Healthy milkshake. That’s all that comes to mind when I drink this smoothie.

I called it a “dessert” smoothie because it’s the perfect way to satisfy a sweet craving after a light dinner or as an afternoon snack. I promise you will ask yourself “how is this healthy!?” It’s that good. Tastes like a frosty or milkshake, and yet it’s naturally sweetened, boasts healthy fats from coconut milk and protein from peanut butter. Continue reading “Peanut Butter Dessert Smoothie”

Coconut Banana Almond Smoothie

Guys, can you tell I’m on a smoothie kick?! Had I thought ahead better, I would have made the latest FOUR recipes part of a smoothie series or something. But nevertheless, here’s another to add to your arsenal of blended goodness.

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Loaded Choco-PB-Banana Protein Smoothie

When it comes to working out, some of us need a bit of a push.

While I’m regimented about hitting the gym/yoga studio/running paths five days a week, sometimes it takes a bit of extra effort getting myself out the door or to push myself through a tough workout. Continue reading “Loaded Choco-PB-Banana Protein Smoothie”

Refined Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cups: This is what dreams are made of

Four ingredients, no-bake, vegan and decadent

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Five days of oatmeal: recipe ideas to fuel your mornings

Oatmeal seems to have had a resurgence as of late — it certainly has for me. And why shouldn’t it? The breakfast staple is inexpensive, healthy, hearty and versatile. 

Growing up, my Dad would make a big pot of oatmeal every morning as fuel for our busy school day ahead — he called it “funky porridge,” adding in any mix of pantry ingredients handy that day (apple cinnamon was a favourite). At the time, I spooned in brown sugar and poured a swig of milk, but these days a swirl of almond milk on top does the trick. But just like back then, a bowl of this delicious and nutritious classic keeps me full all morning long. Continue reading “Five days of oatmeal: recipe ideas to fuel your mornings”

Beat the heat with these sugar-free treats: chocolate banana “nice” cream and healthy fudgesicles

June 20 is the official first day of summer and in light of this season of sun, I wanted to share some of my favourite cool-down, refined sugar-free treats.

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