Category Archives: Recipes

FROZEN PUMPKIN SQUARES

If you have followed me on social for any length of time you know I am a chocolate guy.  That said, this Frozen Pumpkin Square recipe has been a staple in our home since it was first introduced to me by my sister-in-law nearly a decade ago. Ingredients 2 L French Vanilla Ice Cream 2… Read More


SOAKED OATS

As a nutritionist, I hear a lot of different reasons why people don’t have time to make a healthy meal in the morning.  Eating nutritious, nutrient dense meals doesn’t have to take an hour to prepare and in fact, this recipe takes all of three minutes the night before, and a minute or two come… Read More


PUMPKIN SPICE SMOOTHIE

Hey folks, Just a quick smoothie recipe for you as it is fall and I am hoping that since it is November, those of you who have been frequenting the local coffee shops over the last month for your Pumpkin Spiced Latte fix have realized that the mammoth amount of calories, with very little nutrition… Read More


WATERMELON FETA SALAD

Sweet & salty anyone? No, I am not talking about granola bars. This summertime salad is perfect for bringing to a BBQ.  Not to mention, any recipe that calls for mint is a plus in my book.  It’s versatile in that you can add a little to complete a main dish or it can serve… Read More


SAUERKRAUT RECIPE

The benefits of sauerkraut and other fermented foods on digestion alone are insurmountable.  These probiotic foods are on a serious comeback these days, I even saw their recommendation in a mainstream fitness magazine just the other day.  Just about all traditional cultures used fermenting at some point.  Sauerkraut and most other fermented foods are quite… Read More


CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS AND CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT CUPS

  Unless you don’t like chocolate then I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like the combination of either chocolate and peanut butter or chocolate and peppermint, and if you are like me, you LOVE both.  These healthier alternatives to the conventional peanut butter cups and peppermint patties that are full of refined sugar, preservatives, emulsifiers,… Read More


MINT CHIP PROTEIN BARS

These protein bars are PHENOMENAL, moist  but yet crunchy and best of all, easy to make.  The nice thing about these bars is that if I feel like making them 100% plant based I can, and if I want to keep them raw, I can do that too. Many store bought protein bars are full… Read More


GINGERBREAD BARS

Gingerbread Bar, OH SNAP! Today’s recipe was inspired by the sudden jaw drop I experinced this morning after looking in my gym bag and noticing all the protein bar wrappers at the bottom.  I knew this past year of attending classes, countless study hours, time spent on projects and of course client case studies had… Read More


COCONUT YOGURT

I have never been a fan of traditional yogurt but this dairy free version is AMAZING!  Similar to its dairy counterpart, it is versatile in that it can be used straight up as a meal, as part of a parfait, a dip for vegetables or throw it on almond or flax seed bread.  Those looking… Read More


RAW VEGAN ZUCCHINI HUMMUS

RAW VEGAN ZUCCHINI HUMMUS This recipe is courtesy of Joanne Gero of VibeAlive (www.vibealive.ca). This recipe has quickly become one of my go to staple foods.  It is super easy to make and very easily digestible which makes it a superb choice in my books.  The zucchini hummus is so versatile too as it can… Read More