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Spaghetti Squash with Lemon and Parsley

November 6th, 2012

Preheat oven to 350 F. Cut spaghetti squash length wise and clean out the seeds.  Season with salt and pepper and place face down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes for a medium to large squash.  When you can puncture a sharp knife into the skin easily, the squash is done, if you prefer your squash to have a crunchier bite remove sooner.  Using a fork, pull away at the fibers and they will release like strings


Greek Yogurt with Peanut Butter & Bananas

October 24th, 2012

Great mid-afternoon snack or dessert! 1/2 cup plain Greek Yogurt Sweetner of choice – organic raw honey or stevia 1 Tbsp. organic unsweetened peanut butter 1/2 banana sliced Nuts of your choice for topping Mix yogurt, peanut butter and sweetner together. Top with sliced bananas and nuts.  (in this case – cashews and almonds) Enjoy!


Quinoa Salad with Roasted Peppers

October 17th, 2012

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Peppers 1 cup of quinoa – Make sure to rinse the quinoa (I use a tight sieve and run water over it) as it takes the bitter coating off. 1 1/2 cups water or vegetable broth into a sauce pan. Bring water or broth to a boil, pour the quinoa in and mix and then turn the heat down to simmer, cover and cook for anywhere between 12 to 15/18 minutes.  You’ll know its done when you see no water at


Recipe of The Week: Healthy Cherry Chocolate Smoothie

October 1st, 2012

Healthy Cherry Chocolate Smoothie 5 oz. of water 5 oz. of coconut water Big handful of raw spinach 1 Tsp. of good quality green’s powder (my personal favourite is by Health Force – Vitamineral Green) 1 to 2 Tsp. of raw cacao nibs (optional) 2 scoops of quality protein powder (my personal favourite is by Isagenix – 1 scoop of Vanilla IsaPro Powder and 1 scoop of Natural Creamy Chocolate IsaLean Powder) 1 Tbsp. good quality organic virgin coconut oil (my personal favourite is by