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Easy Apple Sandwiches

Looking for a healthy, quick, and delicious snack for the kids? These easy apple sandwiches are the perfect after-school treat – they take 3 minutes to prepare, plus the pairing of crunchy, sweet apples and creamy peanut butter is a winning combination. Top with superfood chia seeds and chewy raisins for added crunch and flavour, …

Black Olive Tapenade

Olive tapenade is delicious, easy to make and can be used as a dip, sandwich spread or topping for fish and poultry. This black olive tapenade is packed with classic Mediterranean ingredients like lemon zest, capers, aromatic herbs, and rich extra-virgin olive oil. Italy’s beautiful countryside is an inspiration for food lovers. I, for one, …

Nut-Free Coconut Lemon Snowballs

Energy balls are the perfect portable snack-healthy, easy and quick to make, and just as decadent as traditional desserts. They are almost impossible to mess up, require limited effort and time to prepare (literally less than 10 minutes), and they’re small enough that you can indulge without feeling guilty. Before you precipitously assume that these snowballs …

Tomato Chickpea Salad

This simple, easy to make tomato chickpea salad is packed with bright, fresh flavours. It’s a great salad to serve to dinner guests and be personalized to suit your taste preferences. When making summer salads, it almost goes without saying that one must take advantage of fresh, seasonal ingredients. They are essential for optimal flavour and are …

Lemony White Bean Hummus

There are those simple things in life-like sleeping in, enjoying my espresso in peace and quiet before the kids wake up, and easy snack-turned-lunch foods, like this lemony white bean hummus. Serve this delicious lemony white bean hummus as you would any other hummus, with pita chips, bread, or whatever delicious crudités you prefer. As …

Honey Lime Macerated Strawberries

Strawberries are nature’s prelude to summer, and a tiny reminder that hot summer days are on their way! This recipe for honey lime macerated strawberries celebrates this tiny, heart-shaped fruit in its natural state, and although strawberries are the star of the show, the subtle flavours of sweet honey and tart lime elevate the flavour profile to …

Nut-Free Spinach Pesto

Today I’m sharing a simple and delicious recipe for nut-free spinach pesto. This super simple condiment can be prepared in under 5 minutes and tastes delicious with just about anything-from pasta, rice, and vegetables, to fish, soups and stews, or as a spread for sandwiches. I adore pesto. So much so that I eat it by the spoonful. …

Healthy Chocolate Snacks for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is all about splurging and of course, indulging your favourite decadent treats. Some may choose to break the bank on this special day while others might choose to let loose and let their diet or healthy eating lifestyle go out the window. With this roundup of healthy chocolate snacks for Valentine’s Day you can indulge …

Cranberry Coconut Bliss Balls

These cranberry coconut bliss balls are heavenly! These two-bite morsels are a cross between dense, chewy cookie dough and crunchy granola bars-minus the butter and refined sugar and flour. The best part of all? They don’t require any baking! One of the most popular items on Instagram and Pinterest feeds are raw bliss balls. Why? Firstly, …