Warmer weather is almost here and we couldn't be more ecstatic! This means grilling season, weekends at the cottage and poolside tanning. While we're excited for tasty fresh salads, smokey barbecue and ice cream, we can't help but reminisce on all the comfort foods that the colder months had to offer.
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Mornings are hectic. The rush to get everyone out the door often means you're lucky to down a few sips of coffee before your day begins. But we all know the key to eating well starts with a good breakfast. So we've come up with a solution that should help. These easy five-minute smoothie bowls are the perfect way to kick-start your day.
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Whatever your pleasure -- be it drizzled caramel, sweet crumble topping, fresh strawberries or stuffed banana -- we've got recipes to appeal to every palate. And if you don't like the thought of cooking while your eyes are still half shut, we've even got recipes you can prep the night before (especially handy when you've got company coming for brunch)!
Smoothies can be a great quick and easy meal on the go, but without a good source of protein, they can leave you feeling hungry 30 minutes later. I often use Greek yogurt for that very reason, but recently I've had a lot of clients looking for a vegan protein option, so I got to testing.
These five-minute smoothie bowls are super easy and fast to whip up. These colourful bowls are packed with flavour and loads of nutrients that will keep you feeling fresh, awake and energized.
Hangovers often leave you with a combination of less-than-desirable symptoms. Nausea, stomach upset, headache... no thanks. Although there's no guarantee of a diet that will cure you of your pain, you may be able to offer some relief.
It seems fancy and decadent, but it is so easy to throw together! Once you get your veggies diced up, which you could even do the night before, it's pretty much throwing ingredients into your pan and then leaving the flavours to simmer away while you enjoy Christmas morning with your loved ones.
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Especially over the winter, I love a hot breakfast and I just always seem to gravitate to more savoury combos like avocado toast or anything involving poached eggs and prosciutto. Oats are such a great way to start the day and these combos will have you energized and ready to take the morning!
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It can change the way you start your day.
Now that Halloween is behind us and the colder weather has settled in, it's the perfect time to dig in to some healthier eats to boost your immune system (and pace yourself before the holiday party invitations start arriving.) Mealtime is a great opportunity to stock up on your vitamins and nutrients. So we've put together a list of recipes that will help you get a healthy boost while enjoying a delicious meal or snack.
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Is French toast the reason you get out of bed in the morning? Can you just not get enough of the sweet and satisfying goodness of moist pieces of egg-soaked bread drizzled with sweet maple syrup? Our love of French toast knows no bounds. And to prove it to you, we've come up with eight supremely satisfying French toast recipes.
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Goodbye plain, bland toast!
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Start cracking those eggs!
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Don't be fooled by this meal's fancy name. It can be whipped together in under 10 minutes, so you can have it anytime you feel like just treating yourself for a nice breakfast. I also love to make this for guests. The combo of ingredients is a bit unexpected but it always gets rave reviews!
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With all these benefits, I HAD to develop a smoothie recipe and I honestly can't get enough of it lately. It is creamy, delicious, filling and as a major bonus -- especially for those of you who have a hard time rolling out of bed in the morning -- the caffeine boost.
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