Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake Ingredients 1/2-3/4 cup melted margarine 2-3 cups graham wafer crumbs 8-oz package light cream cheese, softened 1 cup icing sugar 1/2 container large light cool whip (approx. 1.5 cups) 1 Tbsp pumpkin pie spice ** 2 cups pureed pumpkin Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Use a little bit of the melted…

Zucchini Bread

Do you have an endless supply of zucchini and don’t know what you are going to do with it all? If you have a garden and plant zucchini and are anything like my mom, you will have numerous zucchinis that could be used as a baseball bat, they are so big (maybe not quite, but…

Chicken Fajita Bowls

Looking for a quick meal idea you can toss together quickly on busy nights? I can tell you first hand that it can be difficult to continue to eat healthy when your life gets busy. However, doing a bit of meal planning (see Meal Planning and it’s Beneficial Impact) can help you stay on track…

Heart Beet Energy Bites

Energy bites are such a versatile snack that you can eat them almost anywhere, whether it be at work, school, post workout, or in the car! These ones are a little different than the typical energy bite you may think of because these include beets. High in fibre and protein, these are a well balanced…

Meal Planning and it’s Beneficial Impact

Do you go grocery shopping and buy a lot of nutritious foods with great intention in eating healthy, but then end up throwing away a lot of it because it spoiled before you had a chance to use it? We have all been there! We say we want to eat healthy, but then 4:00 roles…

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Have you jumped on the bandwagon for overnight oats yet? If not, I really urge you to try them, especially if you are one of those people who never have time to make breakfast in the morning. There are endless combinations for overnight oats, and just like the name suggests, they are made the night…

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

Not sure what to have for breakfast? Bored of the same thing everyday? Feeling an urge to eat shortly after you finish your breakfast? Give these Banana Oatmeal Pancakes a try! They are delicious and very filling. They are a great source of fibre and protein, two important nutrients to consider at breakfast. Read my…

Pumpkin Gluten-Free Brownies

Healthy dessert. Simple to make. And delicious. Can you ask for anything better?! I promise after you try these brownies, you probably won’t want to have brownies any other way! Pumpkin Gluten-Free Brownies Ingredients Brownie: 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup almond butter 1 large egg 1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp honey 1/4 cup cocoa…

Pumpkin Gluten-Free Brownies

Healthy dessert. Simple to make. And delicious. Can you ask for anything better?! I promise after you try these brownies, you probably won’t want to have brownies any other way! Pumpkin Gluten-Free Brownies Ingredients Brownie: 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup almond butter 1 large egg 1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp honey 1/4 cup cocoa…

Pumpkin and Lentil Pasta Bake

Like pumpkin and looking for a new dinner idea? Give this pumpkin and lentil pasta bake a try and I promise you will not be disappointed! Full with lentils, pumpkin, pasta, cheese, and other veggies, this balanced meal is full of fiber and protein! Pumpkin and Lentil Pasta Bake Ingredients 1 cup red lentils 1…

Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Get creative and try these stuffed peppers as a healthy balanced meal for Halloween. Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Ingredients 1/2 cup quinoa 2 bell peppers (colour of your choice) 1 tsp canola oil 1/2 medium onion, diced 1/4 red, green pepper, each, diced 1 cup spinach 1/2 cup black beans, drained and rinsed well 1/2 cup…