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One of my all-time favourite winter traditions is making a tourtiere for dinner.
We usually make one for Christmas Eve and it’s a traditional French Canadian meat pie with mashed potatoes, onions and spices. It’s SO good that I thought that it was worth making again after the holidays as a winter comfort food idea. You could even re-create my holiday brunch if you’d like! (more…)
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If you’re new to smoothies and not sure where to start, this Strawberry Orange Banana Smoothie is a great jumping off point to start your year refreshed. From there, you can start incorporating spinach or other greens to get your full serving of fruits and vegetables in the morning.
This smoothie makes a delicious breakfast on-the-go. Just add your favorite vanilla protein powder to make it a meal and keep you full until lunch time. Or skip the protein powder and enjoy this as an afternoon snack. I like to pair it up with a hard-boiled egg if I’m still hungry. (more…)
One of the things I’ve consciously been trying, is centering my meals more around vegetables with the meat being the side dish or flavouring. This Steak Nicoise Salad totally satisfies all of my red meat cravings while keeping dinner healthy at the same time. Which is great because I’ve been trying to do smoothies for breakfast and salads for dinner more.
I usually buy a nice cut of steak, grill it with some olive oil, salt and pepper. While that’s grilling off – I boil the eggs, cook the potatoes and green beans and assemble the salad. (more…)
By: April + Michelle of GetRealGurls Nutrition
Although we’re not fans of classifying food as “good” or “bad” (there really is no morality when it comes to food), there’s no denying that some foodstuffs gets a not-so-great rap. But is it justified? Sometimes a food item really gets a worse rap than it deserves and just needs a healthy food makeover.
Here are 5 foods that can be good for us: (more…)
Trying to get your healthy eating habits back on track?
Whenever I fall off the rails somewhere between Thanksgiving and New Years Day, the first thing I do is start making smoothies for breakfast. It’s an easy way to get your fruits and vegetables in the morning and get yourself eating breakfast again.
So I put together this fun little 7-day smoothie challenge in case you’re struggling to come out of the sugar cookie coma too: (more…)