White and Black Bean Turkey Chili

Grey day. Everything is grey. I watch. But nothing moves today. ~ Dr. Zuess, My Many Coloured Days There’s something about a cold, grey winter’s day that makes me want a warm, spicy bowl of chili. Are you with me? I created this White and Black Bean Turkey Chili a couple of years ago when I was looking for something deliciously nourishing for a crisp fall cottage weekend with my girlfriends. It’s like goodness in a bowl! It’s jam-packed with good-for-you ingredients: ground turkey, white and black beans, tomatoes and sweet potato. It’s super satisfying (from the protein and fibre) and gives long-lasting energy, but it’s not heavy like some traditional chili recipes. And, it pairs perfectly w

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Real Food Fuel: Almond Butter Energy Bites

These bites deliver energy, protein and fibre (and a hint of chocolate) to help you crush cravings, manage munchies and power through a work

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