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Chia Pudding with Strawberries – Happy Birthday Canada!

Chia Pudding is the easiest thing to whip up. Just stir together these protein-packed little seeds with milk and wait for a while. They magically turn into a creamy tapioca-like pudding that’s fun to layer with fruit in a red … Continue reading

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Maple Walnut Energy Balls

No-bake Maple Walnut Energy Balls – sweet nutty little bites with the perfect blend of luscious maple syrup and rich, toasted walnuts. Are they a dessert, an addictive snack, or a nutritious energy boost?  (Answer: They’re all three!) I’m a … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

Beat the summer heat with frozen chocolate covered bananas on a stick, rolled in crunchy coatings. A great project to make with kids. Cooking with Meredith Be a kid a gain? Oh, yes. The living is easy when your only … Continue reading

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Apricot Orange Energy Balls (also known as Little Dinosaur Eggs)

Little energy balls of dried apricots and coconut rolled in crunchy chia seeds for a quick energy pick-me-up. (Skip to recipe) Yes, it’s only the third day of Spring and we’ve had as big a snowstorm as any we’ve had all … Continue reading

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Sweet ‘n Spicy Moose Wings – Because Why Should Buffalo get all the Glory?

Spicy chicken wings in a bold Sriracha sauce with sweet apricot jam and zippy mustard. We’ve had a curious, marauding moose visit our yard several times this winter. He likes to wander around and nibble on whatever tender branch tips … Continue reading

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Power Patties – Like Breakfast Balls on Steroids

Fuel up with tasty, nutrition-packed little power patties for extra power and energy! Part cookie, part energy bar, part meal-replacement deal, total delicious snack – these Power Patties pack a hefty punch of nutrition in each compact little disk. I’m … Continue reading

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Chocaholic’s Dream – Chocolate Walnut Cookie Dough Balls

Chocolate Walnut Cookie Dough Balls – If you love chocolate and eating raw cookie dough – you’ve come to the right spot! These little morsels of chocolatey goodness will fulfill your cravings. (Plus, they’re super nutritious and easy to make!) … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Cookie Dough Balls

Mmmm, biting into one of these soft balls of sweet spicy goodness is just like swiping a spoonful of gingerbread cookie dough from the bowl. I don’t get all the fuss about eating raw cookie dough. When we were growing … Continue reading

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Kale Chips

What four letter food word makes people either wrinkle their noses in disgust or lick their lips and say ‘I can’t get enough of it’ ? That would be kale. It’s kind of a love-it or hate-it food. In the past, … Continue reading

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas – a Crunchy Snack – and Some Winter Sunshine

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas – high fiber and nutritious little beans that will satisfy a salty, crunchy craving and stave off hunger. Eat them as a snack, sprinkle them on a salad or garnish any kind of creamy soup! Yup, winter’s … Continue reading

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