Oatmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Banana Sauce

These healthy pancakes are loaded with fruit and fibre. They’re a great start to your day! Pancakes1 1/2 cups quick oats1 tbsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp cinnamon1/2 cup whole wheat flour1/2 cup white flour1 tbsp brown sugar2 cups milk2 eggs, beaten1/2 cup applesauce2 tbsp canola oil Combine oats, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, flours, and […]

Banana Chocolate ‘Ice Cream’

This is the fastest, easiest and tastiest ice cream you’ll ever make, except it’s not actually ice cream at all- it’s bananas (shh, don’t tell the kids!). 4 frozen sliced bananas1 cup milk2 tbsp honey2 tbsp cocoa powder Toss all the ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.That’s it! I […]

Oat Bran, Yogurt and Berry Muffins

These moist muffins are made with cholesterol-lowering oat bran and nutritious yogurt and fruit. They’re delicious! 3/4 cup oat bran1 cup whole-wheat flour1/3 cup granulated sugar1 tsp baking powder1 tsp baking soda1 1/2 cups low-fat vanilla or lemon yogurt1 egg1/4 cup vegetable oil1 cup fresh strawberries (chopped) or blueberries In a bowl, combine oat bran, flour, sugar, […]

No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons

Rolled oats and coconut in gooey chocolate. So easy to make; so good to eat! 6 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup milk 1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2-1/2 cups oatmeal 1/4 cup wheat germ1/4 cup flaxseed meal1 cup shredded coconut Place cocoa, butter, milk and sugar in a saucepan. Heat at medium-high until boiling, stirring […]

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Wholesome oats and yummy peanut butter combine to make one delicious cookie. 1/2 cup peanut butter1/2 cup butter1 cup brown sugar1 egg1/2 tsp vanilla3/4 cup all-purpose flour3/4 cup rolled oats1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 cup chocolate chips or raisins Cream butter and peanut butter. Add sugar, egg and vanilla. Beat until smooth. Add flour and baking soda; mix. […]

Pineapple Carrot Cake

A moist and delicious carrot cake with no added sugar. 1 cup pitted dates 1 cup unsweetened apple juice1 cup raisins 1/4 cup butter 1 cups whole wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour2 tbsp flaxseed meal1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp nutmeg1 tsp. baking soda 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup unsweetened crushed pineapple 1 cup unsweetened […]

Strawberry Pudding

Add fresh strawberries for a nice change to your standard vanilla pudding. 1/3 cup sugar2 tbsp cornstarch2 eggs, slightly beaten2 cups milk2 tbsp butter or margarine, softened2 tsp vanilla1 cup fresh strawberries, chopped Mix sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. Add eggs and slowly stir in milk until combined. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mizture […]

Apricot Orange Squares

Chewy, tangy squares that are full of fibre and have no added sugar. They’re an amazing healthy snack. 1 cup chopped dried apricots3/4 cup unsweetened orange juice1 1/2 cups quick oats1/4 cups whole wheat flour1 tbsp flaxseed meal1/2 cup sliced almonds1/2 tsp salt1/4 cup unsweetened orange juice1 1/2 cups shredded apple (leave peels on for more fibre) […]

Blueberry Banana Pancakes

Saturday morning is pancake morning at our house, and these are our favourite pancakes to eat. 1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/2 cup whole wheat flour1/2 tbsp tsp baking powder1 tbsp flaxseed meal1 cup milk1/2 tbsp lemon juice1 egg, lightly beaten1 cup blueberries1 cup bananas, mashed or chopped (however you prefer) In a measuring cup, combine milk and […]

Soft Oatmeal and Banana Breakfast Cookies

Use up your leftover oatmeal to make these healthy muffin-like cookies. They’re the perfect thing to grab for a nutritious breakfast when you’re in a hurry. Printable Recipe 2 cups cooked oatmeal2 mashed ripe bananas2 tbsp margarine1 egg, slightly beaten1 tsp vanilla1/2 cup raisins and/or chopped dry apricots1 cup whole wheat flour1 tsp baking powder1 […]

Welcome! I’m Megan.

My kids like to whine, especially when it comes to the food they eat, but that doesn’t stop me from trying to make tasty and healthy meals for them. Follow along as I share family-friendly recipes and reviews from my picky family members, who I lovingly call “The Whine Critics.” Read More…

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