Recipes

Easy Chickpea Spring Salad with Citrus Dressing

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Spring is in the air, and this season I’m looking to get more vegetarian and vegan sources of protein. I love having beans incorporated into my lunch meals, so this chickpea salad is great for taking in a packed lunch. 1 cup of this salad boasts 7.4 grams of plant protein! Add some additional veggies […]

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Carrot Cake Protein Balls

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Carrot cake in a little healthy bite? Sign me up! I’ve been a die hard carrot cake fan since I was a kid. I remember going to Granville Island Market in Vancouver, and there was this one particular bakery that made these amazing carrot cake muffins smothered in cream cheese. Since then I’ve been hooked, […]

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How To Make Perfectly Roasted Chicken Breasts

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Cooking chicken breasts can be a challenge, as they can dry out pretty easily. Fortunately, I’ve cooked a lot of chicken breasts over the years, and have learned some tricks along the way. This method that I’m sharing with you yields the best tasting and juiciest chicken breasts. I wouldn’t call it a recipe, more […]

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Chocolate Chip Whey Protein Waffles

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Breakfast can be the hardest meal of the day, especially when you’re rushing out the door in the morning. These chocolate chip whey protein waffles are a wonderful make-ahead option. Store them in the freezer and pop in the toaster to re-heat. Then you have a pretty complete breakfast in only 2 minutes! These waffles […]

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15-Minute Skillet Chocolate & Peanut Butter Granola

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If you haven’t gotten on board with making your own granola yet, I highly recommend it. Not only for the taste, but for the huge cost savings. To buy an average bag of natural granola, the cost ranges from $6.00-$9.00 and there isn’t all that much in the bag. Since I’ve discovered making granola on […]

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Peanut Butter Raspberry Mini Muffins

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Peanut butter and jam in a single bite? Heck yah, I’m in! These mini muffins were moist, delicious and with a big boost of peanut butter flavor. A huge hit with my kids, but they certainly brought out the kid in me as I loved them too. It didn’t take long for the batch to […]

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