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Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

| February 21, 2017 | 5 Comments
Making Space Momma….Taking Care of Ourselves

  One of the biggest challenges both my clients and I face is finding the time to take care of ourselves! We want to be fit, energetic, and confident in our own skin, but who has the time (and often the money)? Gyms, trainers, recovery, meal prep, grocery shopping, family-friendly meals, and actually cooking! It […]

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Winter is the time to #WarmUpWithSUBWAY! #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/03

| February 6, 2017 | 150 Comments
Winter is the time to #WarmUpWithSUBWAY! #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/03

Winter is the time to #WarmUpWithSUBWAY!   Winter has arrived to Canada’s capital! Along with the beauty the snow and ice creates to cover the landscape, this season brings chilly days that make us want to snuggle up and feel cozy. One great way my family likes to get together and stay warm is by […]

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Lemon Whoopie Pies Recipe

| January 27, 2017 | 26 Comments
Lemon Whoopie Pies Recipe

Lemon Whoopie Pies  My family just loves a good Whoopie Pie. In case you did not know what a whoopie pie is, it is a delicious dessert!! It is not a pie, as the name suggest. The “pie” is actually two pieces of cookies (I have also seen people use cake) that is usually made […]

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Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

| January 20, 2017 | 8 Comments
Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

  Ah, t’is the season for candy hearts, assorted chocolates, bouquets of various coloured roses…and Valentine’s Day treats! The holiday itself is often so focused on relationships between couples, or the thereof lack of relationships in a person’s life, that we forget to appreciate the true meaning behind the holiday: spreading love around and reminding […]

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Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

| January 13, 2017 | 3 Comments
Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

    Who would ever dare say that candy bark is only meant for Christmastime? Ah, I certainly wouldn’t! Valentine’s Day is the perfect season to gift a homemade treat to your loved ones, or even a delightful opportunity to create memories with them that will surely last a lifetime! And what better way to […]

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Caprese Chicken Cast Iron Meal Recipe

| December 30, 2016 | 12 Comments
Caprese Chicken Cast Iron Meal Recipe

Caprese Chicken Cast Iron Meal When dinner time comes around, the last thing any parent wants to be doing is standing over a hot stove. We would rather get dinner done and spend quality time with the children. A few nights ago, listening to the pitter-patter of the kids playing in the other room, I […]

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Cranberry Coconut Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

| December 23, 2016 | 12 Comments
Cranberry Coconut Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

  Cranberry Coconut Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies The first time I mentioned making this cookie to my kids, they were not all that enthusiastic about me baking them. After making all the basic cookies that I could possibly find, it was time to venture out of my comfort zone and try something new out. Never […]

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The Best Chocolate Eggnog Cupcakes Recipe

| December 16, 2016 | 7 Comments
The Best Chocolate Eggnog Cupcakes Recipe

  We started getting our Christmas decorations out in November this year. We have so many activities and outings planned every weekend in December that I did not have a choice. The good part is that I am now ready for the holiday season! With decorations comes baking Christmas cookies, meat pies, meatballs stew, and Stewed […]

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Be Merry with the Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

| December 9, 2016 | 14 Comments
Be Merry with the Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes  My favourite treat for the holidays is chocolate with peppermint, so this recipe hits the spot! It’s also easy to make and adds a festive dessert on the table. Your family will want seconds! Happy Holidays! Cupcake Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp […]

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Create & Share to Win in the #BakeItPossible Contest!

| December 1, 2016 | 3 Comments
Create & Share to Win in the #BakeItPossible Contest!

Whether made for the holidays, a special occasion or to brighten a loved one’s day, Canadians love baking fun and creative treats! We like to take chances and think outside of the box when coming up with fabulous ideas for baked dishes to put smiles on the faces of our loved ones. Pillsbury™ and Betty […]

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Looking To Shed Post-Holiday Pounds? Eggs Are A Quick, Healthy Solution!

| November 30, 2016 | 17 Comments
Looking To Shed Post-Holiday Pounds? Eggs Are A Quick, Healthy Solution!

Looking To Shed Post-Holiday Pounds? Eggs Are A Quick, Healthy Solution! Everyone looks forward to the holiday season — and the delicious food that comes with it. But every mom knows that after dinner with the in-laws, holiday brunch with the kids, and all that turkey and gravy, soon enough you’ve packed on a few […]

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May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

| November 25, 2016 | 15 Comments
May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

  It is all too easy to truly miss enjoying the magic of Christmas. Everything leads up to that one special day, and within the blink of an eye, it is vanished until next year. All the stress over shopping, cooking, receiving guests, card sending, fending off a seasonal cold, can propel us into a […]

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Super Easy M&M’s Monkey Bread Recipe

| November 18, 2016 | 21 Comments
Super Easy M&M’s Monkey Bread Recipe

Super Easy M&M’s Monkey Bread  I always wondered how to make Monkey bread. It looks like a lot of work until a friend of mine mentioned that she uses refrigerated biscuit dough. What a great idea! It’s actually super easy to make this M&M’s Monkey Bread recipe. For my sweet tooth, the M&M’s add a touch of chocolate […]

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Wrap Up Chocolate as a Gift from DK Canada! #Review

| November 17, 2016 | 9 Comments
Wrap Up Chocolate as a Gift from DK Canada! #Review

Whether it is dark, milk or white, people LOVE chocolate! It is a treat given and enjoyed during the holidays and helps to make fun memories. Have you ever wondered how this sugary confection is made? DK Canada takes readers on the chocolate trail from cocoa bean to irresistible morsel in Chocolate! It is just […]

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Manage Your Weight with These Pancake Recipes

| November 16, 2016 | 9 Comments
Manage Your Weight with These Pancake Recipes

  Manage Your Weight with These Pancake Recipes I love pancakes. I am sure you all do but restrain yourselves because you consider them high-calorie sweet treats. This is not necessarily true. A few simple changes in the pancake base will reduce their calorie content. Plus, pancake recipes allow experimenting with other ingredients that will […]

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Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #FestiveCdnTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

| November 12, 2016 | 172 Comments
Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #FestiveCdnTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/03

Savour the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! The holiday season is on its way! The countdown effectively on and it is time to start planning for this special time of the year.  Some of these items may be on your holiday checklists: Home decorations Tree trimming Gift buying and wrapping Party planning Whether it is a […]

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The Best Butter Pecan Cupcake Recipe

| November 11, 2016 | 10 Comments
The Best Butter Pecan Cupcake Recipe

Butter Pecan Cupcake This Butter Pecan Cupcake is tender, ultra-moist, loaded with pecans, and topped with salted caramel sauce and a maraschino cherry. The cupcake is amazingly delicious! Cupcake Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 2 […]

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Sweet and Salty Cupcake Recipe

| November 4, 2016 | 14 Comments
Sweet and Salty Cupcake Recipe

Sweet and Salty Cupcake Recipe Topped with caramel sauce and Reeses topping mix (if you can find it, simply add small pretzel pieces, M & M’s, and peanuts), this chocolate Sweet and Salty Cupcake is to die for! You are sure to make a good impression with your guests when serving them at a birthday party. […]

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25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love!

| October 28, 2016 | 11 Comments
25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love!

  25 Halloween Cupcakes Your Friends Will Love! Cupcakes are the perfect dessert – they are portion-controlled (though it’s hard to eat only one!), they are a blank canvas to decorate however your heart desires, and they are easier to transport and display than a full cake. That makes them a ghoulishly great treat for […]

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25 Super Cute Halloween Snacks!

| October 21, 2016 | 11 Comments
25 Super Cute Halloween Snacks!

  25 Super Fun Halloween Inspired Snacks & Treats Halloween is the favorite holiday of many kids, and for good reason. They get to dress up and “be” whomever or whatever they would like for a day (A superhero? The Staypuft Marshmallow Man? Lime Jell-O? The possibilities are endless…). Plus, they get to collect obscene […]

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How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

| October 18, 2016 | 14 Comments
How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything

  How to Get Your Kids to Eat Anything   As a parent, we want the best for our children and that includes making sure they are eating a well balanced, whole food diet. Our children deserve to be as healthy and nourished as possible (as do we)! But what do you do when your […]

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Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

| October 17, 2016 | 17 Comments
Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

  Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Most Halloween treats are not exactly healthy. I like to try new and different recipes that still fit the theme of the holiday but I can also feel good about giving to my family and friends. That’s why I created these adorable Jack-O-Lantern orange bowls. The process of making the bowl […]

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Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake Recipe

| October 14, 2016 | 15 Comments
Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake Recipe

Halloween Bloody Bone Cupcake  The Bloody Bone Cupcake recipe is not for the faint-hearted! How a little bit of red food colouring mix to some corn syrup can make it look like blood dripping! This cupcake recipe is definitely a fan favourite to serve at a Halloween Party. It’s a delicious chocolate cupcake with a butter cream vanilla […]

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3 Steps to Enjoy Fall Flavours with Barilla® Pronto™ Pasta! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

| October 10, 2016 | 102 Comments
3 Steps to Enjoy Fall Flavours with Barilla® Pronto™ Pasta! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

Fall has arrived. With this change in season comes new fruits and veggies to enjoy in warm and cozy dishes. Apples and pumpkins are among some of the produce for people to create fantastic fall favourites such as pies crumbles and soups. Barilla® wants Canadian families to enjoy delicious dishes that will bring a fresh […]

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