• Nutrition,  Recipes

    HEALTHY, NO-BAKE “SUGAR” COOKIE ENERGY BITES

    Healthy, No-Bake “Sugar” Cookie Energy Bites Makes approx 40 healthy, simple, buttery, sweet tasting bites of energy packed deliciousness Ingredients – 1 cup cashews (I used raw, unsalted) 6 Medjool dates, pits removed 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract a pinch of salt flakes   Method – 1 – Place cashews in your food processor/blender and pulse until crumbly, you want there to still be a few bigger chunks to give the bites some nice texture. 2 – Add dates and…

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    Snap Pea Falafel Salad, perfect for holiday gatherings

     Create a delicious salad with chickpeas, snap peas, bulgur and tomatoes. Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, crushed 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 pound snap peas, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 2 scallions, thinly sliced 1 cup canned chickpeas 1/3 cup chopped parsley 3 cups cooked bulgur How to Make It Step In a large bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lemon juice, cumin seeds, and garlic. Add the snap peas,…

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    HEALTHY CRANBERRY ORANGE ZEST LOAF

      Begin this years holiday baking with this amazing, healthy, fresh cranberry-orange zest loaf that will be sure to bring the biggest smile to you & yours! Enjoy for breakfast with a drizzle of maple syrup or fresh homemade cranberry compote! Or if you have a sweet tooth, enjoy it in the evening warmed up with your favourite holiday beverage! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons flax meal + 5 tablespoons water 2 cups Organic Spelt Flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ceylon…

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    Poinsettia Sipper

    Depending on your mood, this merry Christmas drink can either be a cocktail or a mocktail…you choose. Yield 6 cups (serving size: 3/4 cup) Ingredients 2 cups cranberry juice cocktail 2 cups apple juice 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons orange juice 3 whole cloves 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 2 cups water How to Make It Step 1 Combine first 7 ingredients in a saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to a simmer; cover and cook 30 minutes. Remove cloves and…

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    HEALTHY VEGAN FUDGE

    Easy vegan fudge made healthy with a base of coconut, nut butter, and cacao powder. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup and dates, and intensely chocolaty thanks to melted cocoa butter and cacao powder. The ultimate rich, vegan-friendly fudge. Ingredients 2 cups (170 g) unsweetened desiccated coconut (finely shredded) 1/2 cup (128 g) creamy nut butter (i.e. cashew butter, peanut butter*, or almond butter) 1/4 cup (55 g) melted cocoa butter* Heaping 1/3 cup (38 g) cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa…