Tag Archives: Kids

Overnight Oatmeal Parfait

We love oatmeal. We don't love how long it takes to cook authentic, old-fashioned oats. The kind that sticks to your ribs. The kind that tastes hearty and keeps you full beyond the morning commute. Here's a way to enjoy the goodness and health benefits of old fashioned oats, without sacrificing precious time in the mornings. Letting the oats soak overnight allows for a quick,...

Chocolate Banana Bread (vegan!)

This sweet, fluffy bread with just the right hit of pure cocoa is the perfect accompaniment to our afternoon tea. It can also provide a quick, energy-boosting breakfast idea or a perfect after-dinner sweet treat. We've omitted the dairy and eggs found in traditional baked goods and have, instead, opted for virgin coconut oil in place of butter, and flax 'eggs' instead of eggs. These swaps boost...

Pumpkin Pecan Thumbprint Cookies

The perfect way to welcome autumn! Soft and full of pumpkin pie flavour,  these thumbprint cookies are a festive upgrade to the classic variety. Like traditional thumbprint cookies, these are easy to come together and look oh-so pretty but instead of jam, they are topped with a pecan crunch. Plus, our version is packed with nutrients from the real pumpkin and the healthy fats...

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Squares

Soft, chewy and full of warm apple pie spice! With only 5 ingredients, these easy-to-make, fibre-packed oatmeal squares are a nutritious breakfast or snack on-the-go to help keep energy levels up. Adding the nuts or seeds will boost hunger-quelling nutrients by adding healthy fats and protein.

Bonus: these are perfect treats for the kiddies (omit the optional nuts to keep these nut-free for school) or a quick, but healthy, breakfast for...

Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter Squares (no bake!)

Chocolate peanut butter cups meet Nanaimo bars - and receive a nutritional upgrade! These chewy vegan, gluten-free squares provide the classic chocolate peanut butter flavours, in a hand-held dessert, and satisfy those deepest sweet cravings we all get. Using real dark chocolate, bananas, whole grain oats, chia seeds and natural peanut butter offers up plenty of antioxidants, fibre and other powerful nutrients in each sweet bite. There's...