What’s Good This Week

1. Paul was travelling for work this week, so I took Niko out for what’s probably our last Niko / Mom dinner date while he’s still an only child. He really likes going to restaurants, and although there’s nothing relaxing about it, I love treating him to the experience. Paul isn’t really a big restaurant… 

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Whole Wheat Muffins with Cinnamon Roasted Apples

Healthy Whole Wheat Muffins with Cinnamon Roasted Apples! These muffins are super easy to make and are perfect for breakfast or a snack. A simple recipe with ingredients you probably already have at home.

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Cinnamon Roasted Apples

Cinnamon Roasted Apples! This is an easy and healthy recipe for apples baked in the oven with cinnamon and a touch of brown sugar. Eat them for dessert, add them to your breakfast, or just straight from the pan!

What’s Good This Week

This is me with my best Stockhomies. I’m the very pregnant lady on the far left, in case there were any questions. When you live far away from your family, your friends become like your family, and this foursome here is my tightest, closest crew. We’ve been through so much together. Three weddings, four babies,… 

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Peanut Butter Oat Bars

These Peanut Butter Oat Bars make a great snack or after school treat! Made with wholesome ingredients, low in sugar, and vegan friendly, these are sure to hit the spot.

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How to Make a Meal Bowl Without a Recipe

Meal Bowls, Buddha Bowls, Rice Bowls, Meal-Prep Bowls, Power Bowls…. whatever you want to call them, they’re hands down one of my favourite ways to make a healthy and delicious meal. And I’m going to let you in on a little secret today: you don’t need a recipe to make a fantastic meal bowl! 

vegetarian nicoise salad on a wooden platter

Vegetarian Niçoise Salad

This Vegetarian Niçoise Salad is a riff on the traditional recipe, but without any fish! Featuring green beans, potatoes, and eggs, it’s an easy and healthy salad that’s simplicity at its best.

What’s Good This Week

Last weekend my kid picked up the strider bike we bought him back in the spring and just started riding it like a boss out of the blue. Previously he didn’t really get it; he’d just sit on it and ask us to push him, so it was sitting on our balcony collecting dust. I… 

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Black Bean and Quinoa Freezer Burritos

Black Bean and Quinoa Freezer Burritos! These make-ahead vegetarian burritos are super easy to make, loaded with beans and veggies, and are freezer-friendly. Perfect for healthy lunch on the go or planning for busy times.

pregnant lady in a striped shirt

Pregnancy Update: 34 Weeks and Counting

Oh hi there, it’s me and my big ol’ bump checking in for a pregnancy update. I’m 34 weeks + 3 days, which means we’re steaming into the drop zone at breakneck speed. When I was 34 weeks with Niko, I was completely and totally ready for him to arrive. He could have come 3,… 

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overhead photo of warm zucchini noodle salad in a blue bowl

Warm Zucchini Noodle Salad with tomatoes and halloumi

This Warm Zucchini Noodle Salad with fried halloumi and burst tomatoes is a delicious, low-carb, and healthy alternative to a traditional pasta dish. It’s quick and easy to make, naturally gluten-free, and a great way to get in extra veggies!