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Oatmeal Quinoa Cookies

These little gems are loaded with healthy scoops of quinoa, oatmeal and many other super seeds and whole grains.  The original recipe came from Quinoa 365: The everyday superfood cookbook.  I worked on reducing the amount of sweetener and healthy fat content until I had a cookie that was delicious, moist and healthful.  These cookies are best […]

Peanut Butter Granola and Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

Peanut Butter Granola and Chia Pudding

Vanilla and Maple Chia Pudding with Peanut Butter, Cinnamon and Honey Granola  We started off our Family Day holiday by hosting brunch with a bunch of our wonderful neighbourhood friends.  As a potluck affair, we ended up with a kitchen island full of amazing, colourful and flavourful dishes.  This chia pudding and granola mix was […]

Family Day Fun at Eat Grow Play

Family Day Campfire with Bannock

Family Day in February means winter fun In Ontario this past week we have had some very cold days.  Tomorrow is the Family Day stat holiday and the weather is looking like we might get some warmer temperatures.  We are having some friends over for brunch and I’m hoping that with a slightly warmer day we will […]

Breakfast cookies, Chia Seeds, Banana

Cookies for Breakfast – Banana, Chia Seed Cookies

These cookies are packed with whole food ingredients making them a great choice for your busy morning.  Whole grains and seeds provide an energy boost while bananas add the touch of sweetness needed to please your pickiest eaters. 1 1/4 cups large rolled oats 1/2 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Cinnamon Rhubarb Muffins

I love this time of year when all the first foods are coming out of the garden every day.  It really helps bring a new creative energy to the meal prep hour.  I now have five rhubarb plants in my garden thanks to a new gift of two rapidly producing plants from Shawn Yakimovich.   […]