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Almond Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches sure are a classic! Kids to adults enjoy them and they never fail to make a quick, simple, and delicious meal. So what’s the downside? PB&J’s aren’t exactly the healthiest option. Luckily, my take on the classic sandwich provides a healthier twist, loaded with nutrients and packed with flavour! Ingredients 2 Slices of Ezekiel Bread …

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The Scoop On Veggie Burgers

Everyone is constantly on the lookout for healthy alternatives to their favourite foods. Amongst these alternatives, the reigning champion and granddaddy of them all is the veggie burger. Promising you all the flavor and grandeur of the hamburger but in a much healthier package, it has become a staple on restaurant and fast food menu’s and was a popular choice …

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Classic Pot Roast with Vegetables

  The post roast- a classic, feel good food! Whether you are hosting a get together or just having a quiet family dinner, the pot roast makes a great meal. Ori Hofmekler, founder of Defense Nutrition, shares his recipe for a guilt free, flavourful pot roast. Ingredients 1 Chunk roast, tied (5-6lb) 8 Carrots, halved lengthwise then crosswise 1 Celery …

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California Avocado Toast – 4 Ways

Avocados have exploded on the scene lately. From avocado lattes (yes, they are a thing) to avocado restaurants, it is hard to not encounter them. A popular and delicious avocado recipe that has become all the rage lately is avocado toast. There are so many different ways to create avocado toast, and with all the nutrients and healthy fats stored …

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Protein Pancakes

Ah, pancakes! Whether made with fruits, or chocolate chips; doused in maple syrup or with peanut butter, pancakes sure are a delicious breakfast food. Unfortunately, they lack in the nutritional department. They are high in sugars and fats, but lack luster in many other categories. Luckily, there are variations that taste delicious and are contain a variety of beneficial nutrients. …

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Açai Superfood Bowl

Who says breakfast has to bland? This açai superfood bowl is a fresh and flavourful way to start off your morning (or even throughout the day)! Not to mention it’s loaded with an abundance of healthy ingredients – from fresh fruit to hearty nuts and seeds. This vegan, gluten-free recipe is certainly one to try!   Ingredients (Makes 2 Servings) …

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Sesame Butterflied Chicken

Looking for a light and flavourful chicken dish? Look no further. This sesame butterflied chicken recipe by Jamie Oliver is high in protein, low in saturated fats, full of flavour, and the best part – you don’t have to be an award winning chef, like Jamie, to make it! Ingredients (Serves 2) Fine rice noodles           …

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Hot and Sour Soup

  When it comes to comfort food, you can never go wrong with soup! Whether it is a cold day, rainy day, beautiful day, or even just a relaxing day, a nice bowl of soup is certainly something to enjoy. Lisa Borden, Owner of Borden Communications & Design, shared her delicious recipe for hot and sour soup. This soup is …

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Protein Popsicles

Personal trainer and Pilates specialist, Kathleen Trotter loves Fudgesicles, but unfortunately, they aren’t the healthiest snack out there. She decided to create something similar in taste, but a lot healthier! These protein pops are low in calories, free of artificial additives, and are great for a post workout snack (or when you feel like snacking!) Ingredients Ice       …

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Morning Energy Bars

Looking for a delicious way to start your morning off right? These healthy morning energy bars contain an abundance of proteins, healthy fats, and carbohydrates, as well as micro-nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, and potassium!   Ingredients (Makes 9 Bars)  Chopped Dates                                     …