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Testing Tuesday: Pick me up green juice (no Vitamix needed!)

By |July 28th, 2015|

I am going to come out and say it; I, Alison McLaughlin, own a Vitamix. It is amazing in every way and by far the most expensive thing in my […]

Recipe Redux: Blueberry chia breakfast muffins

By |July 21st, 2015|

 There is nothing that screams summer more than fresh fruits! Naturally, I bought way more blueberries than I could eat in three weeks, so I froze some and made breakfast […]

Testing Tuesday: Curried Pumpkin & Carrot soup

By |July 14th, 2015|

My favourite recipes to test are soups recipes (yes, even in summer). I love soup for three reasons:

1. Soup keeps me full for hours;

2. Soup is packed with nutrients and;

3. […]

Testing Tuesday: Potato and chicken bake

By |July 7th, 2015|

 

Recipe

 1 kg potaotes, peeled and slice (I used sweet potatoes)
50 mL sunflower oil
2 onions, chopped
500 g minced beef (I used chicken)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
100 g tomato […]

Testing Tuesday: Red Wine and Beef Stew

By |June 30th, 2015|

Need to use up some leftover red wine? This recipe is perfect for you!

Recipe:

500 grams of cubed beef
3 large carrots
4 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 cup of red wine
1 large onion, chopped
750 […]

Testing Tuesday: Crock Pot Butter Chicken

By |June 23rd, 2015|

 My MEH (Meat Eating Husband) loves butter chicken. I found this pretty healthy and easy crock pot butter chicken recipe, so I thought I would give it a try!
 

It’s about […]

Testing Tuesday: Easy Red Lentil Dhal

By |June 16th, 2015|

Dhal is a staple in my diet. I love the different varieties of lentils and the different flavours that dhal can add to any meal. Whether you cook dhal with […]

Testing Tuesday: Pesto Zoodle flaxseed salad

By |June 9th, 2015|

How can you say no to zoodles?

Recipe:

1 Zucchini (zoodleized!)
2 Tbsp flaxseeds
1 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
3 Tsps of Pesto
1/4 cup red onion (chopped)
Juice from half a lemon.

Directions:
1. Add everything into a […]

Testing Tuesday: The ultimate protein bars (made with coconut milk)

By |June 2nd, 2015|

 When I saw the ingredients to this protein bar recipe, I had to try it. Coconut milk, peanut butter, and chocolate protein are some of the favourite foods!

 

It’s about balance […]

Testing Tuesday: Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken

By |May 26th, 2015|

I can’t live without my slow cooker. It allows me to carry on with my busy schedule and come home to cooked meal ready to go!

Recipe (4 servings):

3 chicken breasts
1 […]