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Disclaimer: This website is designed to provide basic nutrition inspiration only and is not meant as a substitute for personal health or nutrition advice from your registered dietitian. 

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 I’m sharing tips and inspirations to nourish your body, stay strong, and live your life vibrantly, as you age. 

Anyone out there remember GORP? Good ole raisins and peanuts? My sister insists is "Gobs" of raisins and peanuts but that just sounds weird.

If you follow me on Instagram, you'll know that I’ve got a thing for energy bites.

I keep them in the fridge so I’ve got a quick, energizing snack ready to grab ‘n go when I’m on the run.

If you love peanut butter and crave healthy-ish snacks, this bite is for you. It’s filled with wholesome ingredients and the peanut b...

You might not know this about me, but I have a bit of a thing for snacks.

I don't go anywhere without a snack. In fact, if you opened up my purse right now, I'm pretty sure you'd see a container of almonds and probably an energy bar. And I most definitely have a snack stash in the car for emergencies. Like when you get stuck in traffic and you missed lunch. You know, snacking emergencies. (I can feel my husband's eyes rolling at me through my office walls as...

This peanut butter smoothie is super creamy thanks to a surprise ingredient that helps give this smoothie long-lasting energy.

Power up with these Dark Chocolate Almond Energy Bites. They deliver protein, healthy fats and fibre to help you crush hunger and energize your busy day.

February 1, 2019

Simple yet scrumptious. This Black Bean Salsa is super as a topper on a baked potato or scooped up with nacho chips. Or, eat it straight up by the spoonful!

January 29, 2019

Have you ever made baked sweet potato fries, only to be sadly disappointed that they are soft and wilt-y?

No more my friends!

There's a little trick to making baked sweet potato fries crispy: toss the sweet potatoes in cornstarch and then oil before baking.

That's it. Simple. And it works!

I created this recipe for my friends over at Gay Lea and I'm happy to share it with you here. I hope you give it a try -- it's really pretty delicious, if I do say so myself.

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August 30, 2018

What's a snack with benefits? Well, you've heard of friends with benefits, right? Well, along those same lines, a snack with benefits gives you a little extra something-something. Here are four of my favourites that offer more than meets the eye in terms of nutritional value.

March 19, 2018

In the (seemingly never-ending) winter months I recommend focusing on foods that are packed with nutrients to help keep you healthy and strong. This smoothie powers you with immunity-loving nutrients.

December 5, 2017

You'll want to grab this recipe for a really moist, cinnamon-y cake that’s one-bowl, flourless and made with a surprise ingredient: pumpkin.

October 17, 2017

Anyone else tired of pumpkin recipes yet? No? Me either. Good thing ‘cause you won’t want to miss this one! There’s no cinnamon in sight, so it’s a little different from the pumpkin spice everything that’s out in the recipe-verse right now.

Nutritionally speaking, pumpkin is nutrient-rich, filled with:

  • Vitamins, like heart-loving beta-carotene and vitamin C.

  • Minerals, such as potassium, needed for healthy blood pressure.

  • Fibre, for satiety and r...

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