An easy, freezable, on-the-go breakfast treat for kids and adults to enjoy.  These soft and satiating cookies are sweetened with banana…that’s it.  So, it depends what else you’d like to add to create your personal taste and level of sweetness.  A great option for school lunches, as long as you use sunflower butter or…

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  This recipe is taken from an Italian classic, and while I won’t pretend it’s purely authentic (I’m not Italian…but I wish) it’s pretty darn close, with a mushroom addition/option that can be included or used as a vegetarian alternative.  I aim to please 🙂  Indulge in this.  It’s worth every delicious bite.

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These protein packed balls have lentils in them…and they’re delicious.  These can be a choose-your-own-adventure recipe, depending on what’s in the pantry or what mood you’re in.  I recommend adding mini chocolate chips since we’re working with peanut butter here 🙂

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Brownies should be decadent…and really NOT healthy at all.  However, sometimes a sweet tooth just lingers and you look for something that will satisfy it with out any guilt attached.  Enter THESE brownies.  Gluten-free (naturally!) and full of chocolate.  Take one to work, have one for dessert or pack them in the kids lunch bag…but…

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My 4-year-old loves spaghetti and meatballs.  These were inspired by his love for meatballs, and dislike for  most vegetables once he turned two.   I perservered..and won!

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Sometimes ‘sneaking’ in a veggie is necessary, mostly because it’s reassurance that the kids eat one, plus it can actually be a guilt-free feeling when you realize that the veggie actually improves the taste. But for this recipe, squash is supposed to be here, so technically no secrets, there’s still plenty of cheese, and everyone…

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Apple season hits us in the fall with a desire to pick em and eat em as fast as we can!  Since the kiddos can’t always chomp right into a whole apple make them applesauce and call it ‘dessert’…which also applies to anyone else, of course. *In Ontario we get bushels of Macintosh, Courtland, Jona…

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Great for little hands and babes who have a few teeth but aren’t ready to really chomp yet.  These minis can live in the freezer until you need a quick snack to bring on the road or to fill an afternoon hunger gap. Great for little hands and babes who have a few teeth but…

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My mom used to shop at the A&P (remember the A&P???, which is now Dominion) and bring home a plastic clamshell container of bakery fresh carrot muffins.  We would enjoy them with a cup of Orange Pekoe tea in the afternoon and I remember EXACTLY how they tasted, how moist they were….lord knows what was…

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