Strawberry Yogurt Cereal Squares

Tasty squares made from yogurt and cornflakes that are perfect for breakfast, snack or dessert. Printable Recipe 2 cups corn flakes 3/4 flour1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar1/2 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 cup butter or margarine1/4 cup applesauce1 cup strawberry yogurt (or whatever flavour you prefer)1 egg slightly beaten2 tablespoons flour Preheat oven to 350F. Mix together corn flakes, 3/4 […]

Fruit Leather

Tasty fruit roll-ups you can make at home! 3 cups of fruit (ie strawberries, apples, peaches, pears, nectarines, blueberries, etc) 1/8 to 1/4 cup of fruit juice Peel, core and slice fruit. Place in a blender with juice and blend until smooth, then place in a saucepan over medium heat for 5 minutes. Let cool and place […]

Berry Applesauce

A smooth and tangy applesauce made in the crockpot. It’s a great healthy snack for kids and it makes wonderful baby food too. Printable Recipe 6 large apples (I used Royal Gala apples), peeled and sliced 1 cup strawberries, sliced 1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen 1/4 cup unsweetened applejuice 2 tablespoons lemon juice Place […]

Buttermilk Chicken Fingers

Homemade baked chicken fingers marinated in buttermilk and covered with crispy crushed cornflakes and breadcrumbs. They’re great for dipping in honey mustard sauce or ranch dressing. Printable Recipe 1 lb chicken breast, sliced into thin strips 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk (or 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 tbsp lemon juice)1/2 cup crushed corn flakes 1/4 cup breadcrumbs […]

Fruity Granola Bars

These homemade granola bars are low in sugar and fat, and high in fruit and fibre. They’re perfect for lunch-boxes as an alternative to the sugary store-bought granola bars. Printable Recipe 2 1/2 cups Rogers Porridge Oats* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup whole wheat  flour 1 cup of dried fruit (I used 1/2 cup raisins and 1/2 cup […]

Green Chocolate Chip Cookies

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day: green cookies! And not just any green cookies. They’re made from special green ingredients that will keep everyone guessing. Printable Recipe 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 ripe avocado 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 pkg of pistachio pudding mix 2 […]

Chocolate Bran Muffins

Indulge in a chocolate treat without feeling quite so guilty. These muffins are combine the great taste of chocolate with nutritious bran and apple juice. Printable Recipe 2/3 cup milk 2/3 cup unsweetened apple juice 1/3 cup oil 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup bran 1 1/2 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup cocoa […]

Cereal Crunchers

Here’s an addictive snack that’s sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. Printable Recipe 2 cups cheerios (can be regular, apple cinnamon or honey-nut) 1/4 cup honey 3/4 cup quick oats 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tbsp flaxseed meal 1 tbsp bran 1 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 cup melted margarine or butter Combine cheerios […]

Lunch Box Muffins

Savoury spinach, ham and cheese muffins that are perfect for packing in lunches, or if you don’t have time for breakfast just grab one of these on the way out the door. Printable Recipe 1 pkg frozen chopped spinach 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked ham 1 small onion, thinly sliced. 1/4 cup feta cheese 1/2 […]

Tropical Mini-Muffins

Sweet and moist bite-sized muffins made with tropical fruits. You won’t believe these have no added sugar or fat! Printable Recipe 1 cup dried mango slices 1 1/2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice 2 ripe bananas 1 egg 1 cup flour 1/2 cup oat bran 1 tbsp flaxseed meal 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda coconut […]

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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