Avocado Scrambled Eggs with Salsa

Avocado gives these scrambled eggs a rich and creamy texture, and a fun green colour. 1/2 an avocado 6 eggs 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper 1/8 tsp garlic powder 3 tbsp parmesan cheese 1/2 cup salsa In a medium bowl, mash the avocado. Add eggs, salt, pepper garlic powder and cheese, then beat with a fork […]

Homemade Energy Bars

Sweet and chewy Lara-type bars made with simple raw ingredients. These ones are made with dates, almonds and a hint of cocoa. 1/2 cup dates1/3 cup almonds2 tsp cocoa powder Place dates in a food processor and pulse until they form a paste. Set them aside. Place nuts in the food processor and pulse until finely […]

Black Bean Brownies

These brownies are vegan, gluten-free and low-fat, but still full of fudgy chocolately goodness! 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 2 whole bananas 1/3 cup honey or maple syrup 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats Instructions:Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9×9″ pan and set […]

Maple Quinoa Pudding with Ricotta

This is a lot like rice pudding, but more sophisticated.  The quinoa and ricotta make this pudding a great source of protein and nutrients. It’s a nice dessert or even breakfast.   The boys didn’t really love this pudding, they prefer just good old vanilla yogurt. Tony and I both really liked it though. We had some while […]

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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