Go green in 2016!

The Green Smoothie is now a regular part of my nutrition routine, and even has become a favourite of my girls. Check out those awesome green smoothie moustaches! Our #1 favourite is the Green Smoothie with Banana, Mango, Strawberry and Coconut Milk, and sometimes I also add a dollop of yogurt to make it creamier. It’s…

Banana, Carrot & Cranberry Muffins

Here is a great new recipe to start off your week – you for sure are going to want to bake a batch of these up asap! These flavour-packed healthy muffins are butter and refined sugar free, and are made instead with pure maple syrup and coconut oil. The combination of mashed bananas, sweet carrot,…

Green Smoothie with Banana, Mango, Strawberry & Coconut Milk

I know, I know, another green smoothie recipe, but seriously if you aren’t drinking green smoothies yet you need to (especially before cold and flu season hits!). I swear by them and found after a full winter drinking them last year that it decreased the severity of any colds I caught. This one is especially…

Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins

Here is a new Momstown Recipes post for Banana Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins. The muffins are moist, delicious and nut-free making them the perfect addition to school lunches. Making them mini makes them perfect pop in your mouth snacks on the go for kids and parents too! Visit the post here:  http://momstown.ca/recipe/banana-chocolate-chip-mini-muffins Ingredients: 2 bananas, mashed…

Power Pancakes

I was inspired by my yummy Power Waffles recipe that the whole family loves, to develop an equally delicious power pancakes recipe! The results are fantastic! I made them on the weekend, then froze them on baking sheets and popped them into freezer bags, so that I all need to do is pop them in…

Yummy Green Smoothie

I finally got my act together, and gave a green smoothie a try, and I all I know is that now I crave one every day. No, its not pretty, it is dark green (that photo I took is the real deal).  It packs in 7 servings of fruit/veg, and  I feel so good after…

Better Banana Blueberry Muffins made with Coconut Oil & Maple Syrup

Yummy moist and delicious blueberry packed banana muffins made with no sugar or butter, just maple syrup and coconut oil. An absolutely easy and healthy makeover of the Blueberry Banana Muffins that I posted 2 years ago. You must try this recipe – 100% kid approved by my trusted taste testers and also peanut free, so…

Healthy Pumpkin-Banana-Cranberry Muffins made with Coconut Oil

I am very excited to be making my debut as a guest blogger on momstown.ca today as part of their Momstown Meals blog. My first recipe is a yummy Healthy Pumpkin-Banana-Cranberry Muffins made with Coconut Oil that my kids loved. In addition to these muffins being made with the healthy choice of coconut oil, they are also…

Almond Milk, Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

This is my new favourite smoothie, it tastes like one of my childhood favourites – a peanut butter and banana sandwich . . . no wonder my kids love it too. Substitute another natural nut butter if desired. Ingredients: 1 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or your preferred almond milk) 1 frozen banana*, chopped…

Banana Muffins with Nutella

Absolutely scrumptious banana muffins topped with a swirl of Nutella creating a chocolately topping that is melt in your mouth delicious! Thumbs up from the entire family (and a new favourite of mine for sure!). Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1  teaspoon baking soda 1  teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon Kosher (coarse) salt 1  1/3…