Recipes

Breakfast Ideas

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Lately, it’s been all about zucchini! The other day I picked about 8 large zucchini from my dad’s garden and have spent the past few days grilling, cooking and baking with zucchini. I found a recipe for chocolate chip zucchini bread that sounded simple to make and thought the chocolate chips may help win over the family members that are not fans of zucchini.  

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Apple Blueberry Quinoa Bake

What better way to start your day then with an energizing and protein packed breakfast. Not only will it keep you fuller longer, a well-balanced breakfast will set

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Happy Mother’s Day Mamas

Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mamas out there. Here are a few recipes I have put together to help you celebrate. What I love most about these recipes is that they are easy enough for your little ones to get involved and help create a lovely brunch for you.

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Filling up on Fibre

Fibre is a carbohydrate found in plants that contributes to our well being in a number of ways. Fibre helps us feel full following a meal, helps lower cholesterol levels by absorbing and removing it, helps keep our bowels moving and helps regulate our blood sugar. Some types of soluble fibre, for example, inulin found in leeks, asparagus, onions, garlic and wheat and oats, have a pre-biotic effect on our gut.

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Upcoming Event – Busy Mom’s Breakfast Workshop

Hope to see you on Friday November 4th, 2016, for this fun and interactive workshop aimed at helping you make time for breakfast on those busy mornings. Come by and sample some quick and nourishing breakfast ideas and leave with recipes to try at home. Hope to see you there!

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Happy Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, why not treat your mom to a delicious stack of whole grain pancakes topped with an easy to make blueberry chia seed jam. Whether you are making brunch for your own mother or having brunch made for you, this recipe is easy enough for anyone to follow, including little ones eager to serve you brunch!

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Green Mango Smoothie Bowl

When pressed for time in the morning, a smoothie or smoothie bowl is an easy way to ensure you are getting a healthy serving of fruits and vegetables, especially when that smoothie is green. I will be the first to admit that I prefer to have my greens in a salad, on my pasta or accompanying my meals. Until I tried this deliciously green smoothie that is.

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Breakfast – Off to a Good Start for National Nutrition Month

In celebration of National Nutrition Month, I thought I would use this month to share some nutrition tips and recipes. Today, it’s all about breakfast and helping you get off to a good start. If you are someone who does not regularly eat breakfast, here are some reasons why you may want to begin including it into your daily routine

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Banana Buckwheat Muffins

Today I made banana muffins using buckwheat flour for the first time in my baking. Super moist, delicious and kid approved. This recipe was adapted from a recipe for Blueberry and Banana Muffins I came across quite awhile ago. I simply substituted coconut oil for vegetable oil, coconut sugar for regular sugar and opted for a gluten-free flour blend.

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About the Author

Hi, my name is Linda, I am a holistic nutritionist and cooking coach with a passion for cooking and eating well.

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