A Passion for Porridge (Part 4)

I know what you’re think, “another oatmeal post, seriously?” Yes, here is another oatmeal post.   Apple, Peanut-Butter – 1/2 Apple – 1 tbsp Peanut Butter – Soy Milk   Strawberry, Nutella – 1 cup Strawberries – 1 tbsp Nutella – Soy Milk Tropical  – 1/4 cup Pineapple – 1/4 cup Mango – Sprinkle of…

Personal Pizzas: Broccoli Alfredo

Personal pizzas are one of my favourite dinners to make. They’re ready in no time and, as the name suggests, can be personalized to suit any person. My first personal pizza post here explains how to make them and suggests other options. A new pizza that I’ve been making is a broccoli alfredo. For this…

Super-Student Study Snacks

Almonds Almonds are one of my go-to superfoods. Full of healthy fats, protein, vitamins and fibre, they are a great snack to power through an intense study sesh. Just one handful, can benefit a person’s blood pressure, blood sugar, and choleseral levels. Dark Chocolate Dark chocolate with a high cocoa percentage can provide a world…

Apple Cinnamon Energy Bites

Surprise! More energy bites! Apple and Peanut butter are a killer combo, so, naturally, I was bound to make some kind of apple energy bite. The diced apple pieces give the bites a nice crunch that is missing in my previous recipes. As always, let me know what you think in the comments. If you…

Ensure Recipes

After leaving the hospital 9 pounds heavier on December 6, I was under a strict meal plan to ensure (haha, get it?) that I didn’t lose the weight that I put on. Unfortunately for me, that meant an Ensure (or any other high protein, high cal supplement drink) with every meal. Now, in a specialized…

Personal Pizzas

If there is one universal truth in this world it is this; pizza is always good. I learned this when I was home from school for a weekend months ago and eager to show off my new cooking capabilities. I made personal pizzas from scratch for my family and instantly became the favoured child (don’t…

Rice Cake Rapture Pt. 2

Plain rice cakes remain a staple in my diet. I have an embarrassing amount of fun coming up with new ways to top them. If you’ve read my previous post about rice cakes, you would know how strongly I feel about my rice cakes, and if you haven’t, then you should read it here. Below…

A Passion for Porridge (Pt. 3)

Shocker! It’s another post about oatmeal recipes! I’m not sure what more needs to be said other than the fact that my oatmeal obsession is getting a little carried away. I can’t help it, a warm bowl of oats is the number one thing getting me out of bed on these chilly mornings! For more…

Oatmeal Raisin Energy Bites

I had to make another post dedicated to these energizing treats; they are just so easy and fun to make. Plus, they keep me on people’s good side. Everyone loves them!   The next time you’re thinking of making a batch of oatmeal raisin cookies, try these instead! They taste JUST like it and come guilt-free!…

BreakFAST: Nutritious Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

I think that, by now, it is pretty obvious how important I think it is to eat breakfast. As a result, here are four ideas for the days you’re rushing out the door: CEREAL Cereal might seem like the obvious option here, which is exactly why I’m starting with it. Pour desired amount of cereal in…

Green Smoothies

Smoothies are a perfect breakfast for busy mornings. They are perfect to make ahead of time and grab on the way out the door, while ensuring you have a well balanced meal (because I know that’s your top priority when choosing what to have first thing in the morning). No doubt you’re getting your servings…

Seasonal Clif Bars

DISCLAIMER: This post is based solely off personal preference and the opinions are all my own. I will begin by saying that, personally, I generally prefer the texture of Clif bars to other high-cal, nutrient-dense bars; thus I had a good feeling about these guys right from the start. Still, that meant that they had high expectations,…