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Banana Pineapple SmoothieEgg MuffinsApple Raisin Pecan MuffinsBaked BeansChocolate Walnut Cookies

Banana Pineapple Smoothie

Banana Pineapple Smoothie 1 cup pineapple, chopped 2 bananas, peeled 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 4 ice cubes 1 tbsp. honey Combine all ingredients and blend. Serves 2-3. Karen Stoyles is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist residing just outside of Ottawa.  Graduating from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in 2010, she and her husband welcomed their daughter that same year.  She is...
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Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins 12 eggs 1 red bell pepper, chopped ½ cup green onion, chopped ½ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black pepper ¼ cup cheddar cheese, shredded Coconut oil (for greasing) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine all ingredients (except cheese and coconut oil) in a medium – large bowl and whisk. Use a small ladle to pour mixture into greased muffin tray.  Sprinkle...
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Apple Raisin Pecan Muffins

Apple Raisin Pecan Muffins 1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup wheat bran 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 2 medium or 3 small apples, finely chopped 3/4 cup pecans, chopped 1/2 cup raisins 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup unsweetened apple juice 1/4 cup butter (softened) 1 egg Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Grease 12 small or 6 big muffin...
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Baked Beans

Baked Beans Soak one cup of red kidney beans (or navy beans) overnight or 6 – 8 hours (you may also use 3 cups of canned beans, however soaking your own is a healthier option) Boil beans at medium heat for one hour Reduce heat, cover and simmer for one more hour Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Place beans in...
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Chocolate Walnut Cookies

Chocolate Walnut Cookies 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup coconut oil (softened) 1/4 cup butter (softened) 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1 egg 1/2 cup chopped walnuts Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Whisk together the flour, cocoa powder and baking soda. Beat the coconut oil, butter and syrup with an electric mixer until smooth....
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