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Great Tips for Healthy Living

Butternut squash coconut pudding

My current obsession with coconut butter, combined with the presence of a butternut squash in the house, combined with my strong need and desire for simple recipes resulted in this pudding combo. Hope you enjoy.  Ingredients:   2 cups cooked butternut squash OR 1 can butternut squash... Continue Reading

Energy Boosting Quinoa

Originally a stuffed pepper recipe, this has morphed into one of my favourite go-to healthy meals for busy weeks. Sometimes I stuff the peppers, other times I cut them up and throw them in. 1 onion 4 garlic cloves 1 pkg ground turkey 1-2 cups uncooked quinoa 1 tsp ground pepper 1 tbsp chilli... Continue Reading

nutrition tips for surviving post secondary

Speaking from experience, it can be ultra challenging to balance working, school and taking care of your body. The last thing you want to do after a full day of studying is prepare a vaguely nutritious meal involving chopping, sauteing, baking and even worse cleaning it all up. The time involved... Continue Reading

recipe: blender chia pudding

Being a busy person that I am, yet insistent on healthy food, I like an easy and fast recipe like this one. All you need is a blender and 20 minutes. Prep time is actually 2 minutes, but you do have to wait for the chia seeds to gel after blending. You can make this recipe at night for your morning... Continue Reading

recipe: paleo cauliflower dip

I honestly just really miss eating hummus. I could eat hummus for weeks on end without getting bored of it and not being able to eat it right now is killing me! Until now that is, now that I've created a substitute for my lonely carrots and celery stalks.   What you'll need: 1 1/2 cups... Continue Reading