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Mango Kiwi Chia seed pudding

This mango kiwi chia seed pudding is an all around winner in my books. Not only does this chia seed pudding look stunning, it tastes amazing, incredibly easy to make and is packed with nutrition. Mother’s day is right around the corner and surprise the

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March is Nutrition Month

March is national nutrition month. This year’s theme is all about the pivotal role dietitian’s play in Canadian’s overall health. Dietitian’s work in many different areas such as private practice, clinical, community and public health and industry. A dietitian helps translate the science of nutrition

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Heart Healthy Tips for Women

February is heart month. Did you know that heart disease kills approximately seven times more Canadian women than breast cancer each year. Heart disease is the leading cause of premature death in women.  A woman’s risk of heart disease increases with age, ethnic background, socioeconomic

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Chia seed pudding with strawberry compote

Valentine’s day is right around the corner. I wanted to share this  simple, delicious and easy to make chia seed pudding with strawberry compote. Not only is this recipe easy to make but it’s incredibly healthy too. Make this chia seed pudding with strawberry compote

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Easy peasy chicken noodle soup

I love soup season. This easy peasy chicken noodle soup is packed with vegetables, chicken, barley and noodles. With the days getting cooler and the busy holiday season ahead of us, you can bet this easy peasy chicken noodle soup will be on repeat in

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Easy Pumpkin loaf

If you love pumpkin, you have to make this easy pumpkin loaf. This loaf is perfect balance of pumpkin and spices paired with a cup of tea on a dreary fall days. This pumpkin loaf is super easy to make, perfectly spiced, and made with

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Summer Tomato Salad

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best, like this summer tomato salad made with fresh tomatoes, herbs, topped with olive oil and balsamic oil. I can’t think of a better my way through the rest of my tomatoes. This simple summer tomato salad is so

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How to keep kids hydrated during the summer

It has been a hot summer, we have seen record temperatures throughout British Columbia . We are expecting another heat wave this week.  Dehydration is the number one heat related illness in kids. To ensure the rest of your summer is safe and healthy check

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Strawberry watermelon refresher

Happy Summer! I am 100% a summer girl. I love the longer, care free days of summer. Summer reminds me to savour the simplicity of the season especially when it comes to food, really is there anything better than a slice of juicy, crisp watermelon.

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Blueberry lemon muffins

Happy June! How did we get here ??  I am so looking forward to summer. It’s been pretty busy here in the Murphy household, as I am sure anyone with kids can relate. In addition to the end of school activities, I have been busy

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Triple Berry Oat Bars

These triple berry oat bars are incredible. They make for a perfect grab and go breakfast, school snack, and/or afternoon snack. My family loved them. These triple berry oat bars are packed with healthy nutrients, rich in flavour and easy to make.  You should make

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Mother’s Day Recipe Round Up

Mother’s Day Recipe Round Up

It is Mother’s day this weekend and I am looking forward to a delicious breakfast followed by some quality family time spent outdoors. What are you doing to celebrate Mother’s day? How about spoiling mom with breakfast in bed or a picnic at the beach, I hear the weather is going to be amazing this weekend. I have rounded up some of our own recipes and recipes from around the web to make your mom feel loved and special, because mom’s deserve a lot of love.


How about making mom some granola with greek yogurt and topped with fresh fruit. Or how about whole wheat pancakes topped with fresh blueberries and maple syrup. This vegetable egg benedict from Sprouted Kitchen looks delicious too.

everyday granola


How about a nice roasted beet and quinoa salad or roasted sweet potato and kale salad? These salads are great for a picnic at the beach or park. Pair the salad with some fresh fruit and a slice of banana bread. These healthy granola bars are perfect for snacking.beet salad3


What mom does not love a refreshing fancy cocktail like these grapefruit mojitos from pinch of yum or these watermelon spritzers  from marshals abroad .  If mom prefers berries these strawberry coconut smoothies from a couple of cooks would make a perfect addition to breakfast or brunch.

Something Sweet:

Now what mom does not love chocolate. This raw vegan chunky monkey cream from my new roots is a perfect way to end the day.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mama’s and mama’s to be!