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Triple Hitter Muffins


These tasty muffins are a great way to get your kids to eat more veggies and fruit. Carrots, zucchini and applesauce are the three star ingredients of these nutritious snacks. ¼ cup vegetable oil ½ cup brown sugar 1 egg ¾ cup applesauce 1 cup grated carrots 1 cup grated zucchini 1 cup all-purpose whole wheat […]

Fruit-filled Mini Cereal Bars


Small cereal bars made with wholesome natural ingredients and a lot less sugar and fat than the commercial variety bars. Filling: 3/4 cup dates 3/4 cup blueberries 3/4 cup strawberries 1/3 cup water or juice Dough: 1/4 cup vegetable oil or melted butter 1 cup applesauce 1/4 cup honey 1 cup quick oats 2 cups flour (all-purpose, whole wheat or mixture) […]

Peanut Butter Playdough


Fun dough for your kids to play with and snack on at the same time! 1 cup peanut butter3 tbsp honeypowdered milk Combine peanut butter and honey. Slowly add powdered milk until it reaches a dough-like consistency. I made this playdough when we had friends over for a playdate. I pulled out cookie cutters and plastic cutlery and let […]

Sesame Flaxseed Crackers


Amazingly tasty and healthy crackers made with sesame seeds, ground sunflower seeds and flaxseed meal. They are glazed with honey and a touch of salt so they have a wonderful combination of sweet and salty flavours. Recipe from Apple Pie, Patis & Pate (also see fLAVORATOr) Crackers1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour6 tbsp sunflower seeds, ground6 […]

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. […]