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Healthy Recipes

Healthy Recipes Archives

Welcome to my collection of healthy recipes! I have been passionate about cooking ever since I moved out of my parent’s house when I was 19 and starting university. With a baby and a partner to cook for, I had to lear quick. As a kid, I hadn’t been one to learn from or help my mother cook.

However, my parents instilled a love of healthy recipes and cooking in me as they focused on nutritious food a lot when I was growing up.

My father cooked a lot and made a large variety of healthy recipes from all different cultures. On the other hand, mother made the classic stand by dishes we all remember fondly from the 90s.

After I had my son, Kaden, I decided to get into shape. I’d loved fitness and working out since a young age (I started my own workout routine in my bedroom with water jugs and laundry detergent when I was 14).

Soon, I started to workout in my living room and at my university gym. I also began researching healthy recipes and foods. When fully committed to my new lifestyle, I lost a lot of weight.

The power of being able to make changes in my body, on my own, based on my OWN choices felt really good. I was biking everywhere, working out and eating healthy!

Variety is important to me and learned to make many, many different dishes. I’ve experimented with a lot of different types of cooking.

I was vegetarian for quite a number of years, I tried low fat, low carb, high protein, clean eating, soaking and fermenting, and more. Later, I counted macros and weighed and measured my food for several years.

My healthy recipes reflect everything I’ve learned and am continuing to learn about nutrition.

I am currently taking a Sports and Exercise Nutrition course as well.

You will soon discover my love of oatmeal, breakfast foods, and my use of protein powder in my healthy recipes!

How to Make High Protein Oatmeal To Keep You Feeling Full

Banana Chocolate Chip Protein Waffles

Healthy treats:

Fudgy Black Bean Brownies with Cherries

Luscious Raspberry Lemon Dessert Hummus (this recipe was features on the website She Knows!)

And making chicken taste out of this WORLD!

Mango Coconut Chili Chicken Salad

Maple Bourbon BBQ Chicken

Enjoy!

How to Make Popcorn on the Stovetop (plus nacho seasoning recipe)

Homemade popcorn on the stovetop with diy popcorn seasoning takes an otherwise potentially unhealthy, sodium and msg filled snack and turns it into a high fiber, healthy, nutritious gluten free snack option perfect for school snacks or family movie night!

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Better Than Reese’s Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Jump to Recipe PIN Me! The classic combo of chocolate and peanut butter has been winning hearts for decades. I’ve been a chocolate peanut butter cup fan for my whole life. There was only a short period of years where I went into a health craze and didn’t eat any chocolate bars or treats whatsoever. After I realized that life wasn’t worth it if I couldn’t have chocolate peanut butter treats anymore, I started making my own (and yes, eating them out of the orange package once in a while because – life’s too short). Since I enjoy turning any…

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Mango Chicken Meal Prep with Cilantro Lime Rice and Mango Avocado Salsa

This mango chicken meal prep with fresh mango salsa and cilantro lime rice is a zesty, flavourful combo.

There’s something so refreshing and summery about mangoes. When you pair them with the citrusy tang of limes and the subtle heat of jalapenos, you’ve got a wicked good flavour explosion

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Protein Pancake Mix Recipe

A perfect pancake mix recipe with protein powder to give you a morning boost! Flavour it any way you choose – I recommend cinnamon, blueberries and walnuts!

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Healthy Creamy Tomato Basil Chicken Meal Prep

The summery freshness of tomato and basil combine in a creamy, healthy sauce with seasoned chicken breast on top of a bed of zucchini noodles for a high protein, flavourful meal prep.

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