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Oat ‘Breadcrumb’ Coating

Here's a way to give yourself a break from wheat, gluten and breadcrumbs - oats!  Use oats in place of breadcrumbs and you'll get the same crispy goodness but with added nutrients such as protein, iron and magnesium. Using gluten-free oats ensures a gluten-free coating. No one in this household noticed that a healthy upgrade had been made. This is definitely a dinner winner!

 

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Back to School!

Q: School just started and lunchbox packing is already stressing me out! What are some quick, easy and healthy snacks I can add to my kids' lunchboxes?

A: This time of year is stressful enough with the changeover of our schedules and season, and an increase in demands from every direction!

      Here are some tips to lessen the lunchbox-packing stress:
  • Prepare all snacks and even the...

Banana Fudgesicle

To all fellow chocoholics, sweet-toothers or those with chocolate-loving kiddies, here's a must-try recipe for a supremely decadent, yet nutritionally-charged, fudgesicle.  Tip: if this doesn't make it to the popsicle molds, no worries as it can double as a delicious chocolate-banana smoothie!

Vegan Banana Fudgesicle

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1 large banana, very ripe

1/2 cup unsweetened plain or vanilla almond...

Strawberry Chia Pudding

An easy and delicious way to harness the immune-boosting and metabolism-enhancing power of strawberries and coconut oil is in this vegan pudding. Chockfull of protein and healthy fats from the chia seeds and coconut oil, and requires no cooking, this pudding makes for a healthy breakfast, snack or dessert, any time of day! Gluten-free, dairy-free and nut-free.

 

Strawberry Chia Pudding

Nut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies

These grain-free delights are a perfect on-the-go snack, mid-day treat or guilt-free dessert for you and the kids! These soft-baked cookies are free of gluten and dairy but loaded with energy-boosting nutrients and sure to quell those cravings for all things chocolate, sweet and decadent!

   

Nut-butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies