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Macaroni and Cheese

There is a strong emotional attachment to macaroni and cheese. Cheese and pasta... it's no wonder people of all ages gravitate to this decadent delight.. simple and our taste buds love it. And it's so easy to make with Kraft Dinner a staple in many kitchen cupboards I too grew up with Kraft Dinner. Mom loved that I loved it, and it was easy to make and inexpensive. Like mother like daughter, so when my kids were little, I didn't hesitate to go the simple route and dish out this pleasing meal. Of course, our Macaroni and Cheese is a little different now. This whole-food, dairy-free version is AMAZING. Jamie said; "This is one of my favourite recipe so far! My boyfriend couldn't believe there wasn't any cheese in it. " Enjoy this recipe and hopefully, it brings back those incredible memories of just eating a good old fashion bowl of Mac'n & Cheese.

Dark Chocolate Turtles

Dark chocolate turtles are by far was my favourite chocolate over the holidays. I would smile at the large turtle boxes filling the store shelves. SO SO GOOD and yes, I did sing out loud "I LOVE TURTLES". I am so pleased to share this simple healthier version of the chocolate delight we have all…

Pumpkin Donuts
pumpkin donuts

Pumpkin Donuts

I'm not all about salads and avocados. I'm human just like you and I love the decadent desserts too,. My grandfather always use to say, "Save me the middle of the donut". Maybe it was his way of saying, I am trying to stay healthy. Well, this donut recipe you can enjoy the entire donut, not just the middle LOL, and I even approve it as a breakfast option! Have a happy day!!

Chia Seed Pumpkin Spice Pudding

Happy Friday. Pumpkin Spice and everything nice. Boy, do I love this time of year. Here in Newmarket, we are still experiencing some really hot days, wow is it a hot one today. Big difference from the chill this morning. Today I am sharing with you a Chia Seed Pudding recipe, similar to overnight oats, except we use these high fibre seeds to thicken up this pudding. Add in pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice… and you’ll be in heaven (for all those pumpkin spice lovers)!! Visit my website to learn about the amazing health benefits of this tiny super-food and to grab the recipe. Have a fabulous day everyone!

Maca Energy Smoothie

Maca is a true nutritional powerhouse. Dried maca roots nutritional content consists of 13-16% protein, 8.5% fiber, 19 essential amino acids, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C and D, minerals iron, magnesium, copper, zinc, sodium, potassium, calcium, several glucosinolates, 20 free fatty acids, and unique compounds called macaenes and macamides. Beyond that, Maca is one of only a handful of foods considered to be an “adaptogen,” or food that raises overall life force energy. Maca is considered to be very beneficial for hormone balancing, endocrine and thyroid function enhancement and even immune system enhancement. Try out this Energy Smoothie and find out where I get my organic, GMO-Free, Fair Trade Maca from. ENJOY!!!

Strawberry “Ice Cream”

Let's cool down this weekend with some homemade, non-dairy, sugar-free, two-ingredient "ice cream". Strawberries are in season, enjoy them fresh or freeze them up in this delicious "ice cream" treat.

Energizing Granola

Natural ways to boost your energy levels Do you find yourself feeling sluggish and lazy mid-afternoon, and you have to fight the urge to take the rest of the day off, struggling with adrenal fatigue? Or do you feel just plain exhausted and tired for no apparent reason? Fortunately, there are easy and affordable ways…

Classic Green Monster Smoothie

Celebrating St. Patrick's day with a Green Spinach Smoothie. Adding greens into your smoothie is a great way to increase your dark leafy consumption. Spinach is low in carbs but high in insoluble fibre. This type of fibre may have benefits for digestion. It is an extremely nutrient-rich vegetable. It contains high amounts of carotenoids,…

Roasted Garlic

With the holidays over, we may find ourselves in need of a little TLC. I know I may have rubbed shoulders with a few people fighting a cold.... and being the holidays... extra stress, late nights and indulging a little more than usual (yes I ate truffles), my immune system was compromised and welcomed some uninvited guests.   At the first sign of a cold, I infuse my body with liquids, preferably warm nourishing teas and bone broths and eat a lot of roasted and raw garlic (sorry if I smell extra nice). Check out the Roasted Garlic recipe on my site!! Supplementation is important when battling infection, including probiotics & Vit C along with essential oils like clove. Most importantly rest, early bedtime and reduced sugar and low-carb diet (sugar will suppress your immune system) is key to reducing the duration and severity of illness.

Guacamole – Nicole’s Famous Guac

If you have invited me over for an event/party, then you likely have asked me to bring my famous guacamole.  And the reason why is because it's so darn delicious. This guacamole recipe has been in my family for 19 years, come this New Years Eve.  The only change we have made to it was switching from peeling/seeding tomatoes to dicing plum/cherry tomatoes (so much easier). This year, my guacamole made another Xmas eve appearance and come New Years there will be an encore.  If your party planning is in full swing as we prepare to ring in the new year,  this dish will complement your meal and definitely impress your guests.  Enjoy!!

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