Tag Archives: Avocado

Honey Mustard Dressing

Created by 11-year old Nikki, not only is this dressing kid-approved, it's got momma's stamp of approval as it is loaded with nutrients. It comes together quickly and easily so it is perfect for weeknight madness! Using creamy avocado as the base for this dressing packs it with heart-healthy fats and other nutrients like fibre and vitamin E. The balance between tang and...

Picky Eaters’ Dinner!

From when they start to eat, it's likley that your child is going to show signs of picky behavior at some point. We have learned that the best way to address dinner table drama is to not add fuel to the fire. Force feeding, berating our children's eating habits and adding tension to the mix will only serve to make matters worse. Having...

Turkey-stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Healthy and filling! These boats are sweet and hearty from the sweet potatoes and flavourfully rich from the ground turkey. A spin on the classic fully-loaded potatoes - ours has been lightened up and nutritionally upgraded by using sweet potatoes instead of the classic white ones (which adds Vitamin A), omitting any dairy, topping instead with healthy fats from avocado, sneaking in vitamin-rich leafy greens and using...

Salmon & Avocado Salad

Who craves fatty foods? We do! A common craving, especially during the colder months when we yearn comfort, warmth and nourishment. But instead of indulging in unhealthy fats, let's all do our health (and waistlines!) a favour by opting for good fats such as omega-3 fatty acids and other healthy fats. Those that keep us sharp, focused and satisfied, our metabolism roaring and our...

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Pulled pork meets its clean eating match! Lean pork loin and a homemade BBQ sauce makes this typically unhealthy dish a nutritional and flavour winner. Using a leaner cut of pork makes this healthier without compromising taste as the slow cooker process, and bold flavours from the BBQ sauce deliver maximum flavour. Using a homemade BBQ sauce brings this dish up several nutritional...