Food

April 10, 2018

A 20 minute meal idea for when you have no idea what make for dinner

Thank you to my friends at Alberta Milk for partnering with me to bring you this sponsored blog post, helping you energize your nutrition, one bite at a time. It’s the end of the day and it’s been a long one!  You arrive home and all you feel like doing […]
March 22, 2018

Weeknight Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is a classic favourite. For a quick weeknight meal, why not whip up a batch of this Weeknight Tomato Soup? Soups are actually quite simple to make, with most soups being a variation of what I call a 3-2-1 method. Sautee up your aromatic vegetables like some onions, […]
February 20, 2018

Wheat berry Blueberry Lemon Salad

Lunch packing is made easier when you have a batch of a grainy salad in your fridge. Prepare a batch of wheatberries on the weekend and toss into this salad. Portion this salad out into small containers for a quick grab and go lunch that will make you the envy of […]
February 8, 2018

Chocolate Fondue

I love chocolate.  It is my most sought after “treat”.  In preparation for Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share my favourite chocolate dessert: Chocolate Fondue. Chocolate Fondue – melted chocolate served in a communal pot, inviting the sharing of fondue dippers.  Shared food invites connecting conversations and good feelings.  And […]
February 1, 2018

California Prune Energy Bites

Love energy balls? Try this recipe for California Prune Energy Balls  (reprinted with permission from California Dried Plum Board) 5 from 1 reviews California Prune Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: Energize Nutrition Recipe type: Snack Serves: 24 Ingredients ¾ cup almonds […]
January 3, 2018

Steamed and Sautéed Carrots

We recently had friends over for a ham dinner. The menu was a cherry-lime glazed ham, a wheat berry barley salad with chick peas and feta (recipe from Dinner with Julie), mashed potatoes, broccoli and fruit salad. Our friends brought over a beautiful tray of these peeled carrots. I loved […]