My Fav Food Products

The healthiest food to consume is always found in its most natural state and prepared from scratch.  But let’s get real here...life is busy, sometimes we need some help.  Even food professionals need to cut corners here and there.

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It can be hard to find a good-for-you food product that also tastes amazing, but it really does exist!

Here are  some of my favs, go-tos, and healthy ‘cheats’ I don’t mind spending a little extra money on because they are that good….plus, I don’t even WANT to always make EVERY THING from scratch!

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Nut Butters. Any nut, but especially peanut, cashew and almond.

Kawartha Dairy Ice Cream

Sha Sha Cookies…mostly because their heart shape means they have real love in them!

Coconut Bliss non-dairy ice cream (OMG)

Fair Grounds Coffee Beans (local coffee, roasted on site for my espresso machine...pure bliss)

SOMA chocolate (local Toronto chocolateire) and Green and Blacks Organic Chocolate...'cause chocolate is life.

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Extra Virgin Olive Oil from Italy (any source that guarantees FROM ITALY and from organic olive farms)

My Favourite Costco products: my kitchen staples & essentials in my life...

  • Kirkland Cold-pressed Virgin Coconut oil

  • Chosen Foods Cold-pressed Avocado oil

  • Mary’s Gone Crackers

  • Luke’s Protein Crackers

  • Kirkland natural Almond Butter

  • Kirkland unsalted mixed nuts

  • Kirkland raw walnuts

  • White Linen Marinara Sauce (my weeknight savior)

  • Elan Organic Coconut Smiles (unsweetened coconut strips...my snacking obsession)

  • Moov frozen Canadian Wild Blueberries

  • Kirkland Frozen Mixed Berries

  • Rio Mare Tuna in Olive Oil (NEVER water-packed my friends)

  • Kirkland semi-sweet chocolate chips (dairy-free)

  • PURE vanilla extract

  • Fontaine Sante Hummus (I can't even keep up with the amount we consume in my house!)

  • Shepherd Gourmet Goat/Sheep Greek Feta