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October 14, 2020

Pumpkin Muffins

These pumpkin muffins are a tasty treat to have as part of a on-the-go breakfast or lunch, or to enjoy as a snack. Whip up a batch of these Pumpkin Muffins on the weekend for a quick addition to your meals or snacks.  These freeze well. These Pumpkin Muffins are […]
September 13, 2018

Lunch box chili

This lunch-box chili recipe is a tasty alternative to sandwiches and wraps. It will warm your inside while giving your flavour and fuel. What’s even better is that you can some meal-prep on the weekend so that you have all your lunches made for the week ahead. This lunch-box chili is […]
May 3, 2018

Crustless Spinach Quiche made in 5 minutes

If you are looking for a fast-to-make dinner, this recipe is for you! It takes 5 minutes to prepare, and can be made in one bowl! My colleague and friend, Melanie Ksienski, a Consulting Dietitian, contributed this recipe as part of a recent cooking class, offered through Wellspring Calgary, an organization […]
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 […]
October 3, 2017

Vegetarian Chili

If you are interested in trying a vegetarian, plant-based meal, this Vegetarian Chili is a great recipe! It uses staple ingredients including onions, carrots, celery (staples for making soups, stews and chilis), as well as staple pantry ingredients such as canned tomatoes, tomato paste, canned beans, rice and spices. Remember, […]
January 11, 2017

Pumpkin Banana Snack Muffins

These pumpkin banana mini-muffins are full of beta-carotene from the pumpkin and are a great way to use up a freezer full of over-ripened bananas. This big-batch recipe freezes well which helps make for a quick on-the-go snack or for packing school lunches. Their smaller size helps to keep portion […]