Category: Snacks

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Gingerbread Energy Bites

HELLO HOLIDAY SPICE!!! If you are a gingerbread cookie fan then you NEED to try these energy bites! They are the perfect partner for a spiced holiday latte!  Yield: 22 energy bites. Ingredients:  1.5 cups large flake oats 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1 cup Gingerbread Peanut Butter (I used @wild_friends) or natural peanut butter 1/2 cup chopped candied ginger … Read More Gingerbread Energy Bites

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Cranberry White Chocolate Energy Bites

Get into the festive spirit with these holiday inspired Cranberry White Chocolate Energy Bites! Yield: 22 energy bites. Ingredients:  1.5 cups large flake oats 1/2 cup vanilla whey protein powder 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1 cup Sugar Cookie Peanut Butter (I used @wild_friends) or natural peanut butter 1 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup hemp hearts 2 tbsp ground flax … Read More Cranberry White Chocolate Energy Bites

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Granola Bars

These granola bars are made with simple whole ingredients and are super delish! Ps. You are going to die over how good your kitchen smells when these are baking 😉 Yield: 8 Large or 12 Smaller Granola Bars Ingredients: 1.5 cups mashed ripe bananas (about 3 large) 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cups large flake oats 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup slivered almonds … Read More Granola Bars

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Pumpkin Spice Scones

Check out my (Britt’s) version of the @Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Scone. I made mine mini so they are the perfect coffee partner when you want a little something sweet.   Yield: 16 mini scones Ingredients: 1.25 cups all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1.5 tbsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter, cut … Read More Pumpkin Spice Scones

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Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Parfait

Some of you expressed a lot of interest in super easy and quick nutritious breakfasts! Well lemme tell ya, this breakfast here is ready in 10 minutes or less and is SOOOOO DELISH! Yield: 1 Parfait Ingredients: 1 medium apple, skinned and diced 1 tbsp butter or coconut oil 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 200g Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt (or vanilla) 1/2 … Read More Apple Cinnamon Greek Yogurt Parfait

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Pumpkin Beer Bread Muffins

I took my standard beer bread recipe and transformed it into a new fall favourite! These beer muffins are SO easy to whip up and are beyond delicious with a little bit of @wildly_delicious Pumpkin Butter or a drizzle of honey! Yield: 1 Dozen Muffins Ingredients: 1.5 cups all purpose flour 1.5 cups whole wheat flour 1 tbsp baking powder 2 tbsp pumpkin pie … Read More Pumpkin Beer Bread Muffins

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Salted Caramel Energy Bites

Check out these decadent Salted Caramel Energy Bites!!!  I (Britt) am a huge fan of recipes that you can make a big batch of and freeze for later. Life can get pretty crazy at times whether it be from work, school, family or just things that come up in our day to day. Planning out meals/ snacks and preparing healthy foods ahead of time … Read More Salted Caramel Energy Bites

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins

These pumpkin muffins are super fluffy, moist and have exxxxtraaa pumpkin spice! They pair perfectly with a greek yogurt for a hearty fall snack or with your #PSL.   Yield: 1 dozen muffins Ingredients: ¾ cup whole wheat flour ¾ cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda 3 tbsp pumpkin pie spice 2 tsp cinnamon ½ cup quick oats … Read More Pumpkin Spice Muffins

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Pesto Peach Mini Flatbreads

Mini Pesto Peach Flatbreads with local Ontario peaches 😍. Soooooo easy to make (only 10-12 Mins!) and super delish! For these, I (Britt) used the fresh pesto that I made but you can certainly also use store bought pesto. Yield: 2 Mini Flatbreads Ingredients: 2 mini whole wheat Naan Flatbreads 1 tsp olive oil 1/3 cup light ricotta cheese 2 tbsp pesto 1 ripe … Read More Pesto Peach Mini Flatbreads

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Tropical Granola Bars 

These easy and super delish granola bars are made from whole ingredients and ready in under an hour! Yield: 8 Large or 12 Medium Granola Bars Ingredients: 1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2 large 1/2 cup mango puree (I thawed one cup of frozen mango chunks and blended in a food processor) 1 tsp vanilla extract  2 cups large flake oats 1/3 cup … Read More Tropical Granola Bars 

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Food has Unlimited Potential: Foster Healthy Eating Habits in Children by Teaching them to Shop and Cook.

Raise your hand if you are someone who has a kiddo, little cousin or sibling who seemingly only eats chicken nuggets and pasta with butter… … or if you are a fellow RD working with kids and families who hears “My kid won’t eat anything!” on the daily from frustrated families?! One in three parents would describe their young child as a picky eater. … Read More Food has Unlimited Potential: Foster Healthy Eating Habits in Children by Teaching them to Shop and Cook.

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Greek Hummus with Pita Bread

Food has the potential to fuel. Stay energized by planning nutritious snacks into your day… like this Greek inspired hummus and mini pita bread (lets be real, hummus is like Katniss, it’s better with Pita hahaha). Healthy snacking can help you to maintain your energy levels, manage your appetite and make you less hungry between meals. Smart Snacking Tips: Aim to include 2 food … Read More Greek Hummus with Pita Bread