Three Christmas “No Bake” Energy Bites

Three Christmas “No Bake” Energy Bites

It’s that time of year. The time to SHOP ’til you DROP and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

It is also the time of year when we just don’t have time or extra money laying around.

Here are THREE simple reasons you should make these Christmas no bake energy bites.

  • They take literally less than 15 minutes to make
  • Who has time to stop at the food court for a pick me up when power shopping?
  • These fill the craving for Christmas goodies in one “clean” bite!
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Healthy and Quick: Strawberry Blender Muffins

Healthy and Quick: Strawberry Blender Muffins

Ladies (and gents too!) I have a problem. It’s time to admit it. When summer comes, I become obsessed with the bounty of fresh fruits and veggies available both at the grocery store and Farmer’s Markets throughout the city.

Now, the obsession itself is not really a problem – fruits and veg? How can that be a bad thing? BUT, the problem really rears its ugly head when I am somehow compelled to purchase cases of said veggie or fruit, just because I am SO (in the moment) motivated and inspired by the sheer freshness of it all. I imagine that our family will be able to ingest all this fresh fruit prior to it going bad, or that I am going to can, freeze, or create anything and everything to use up my purchase.

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Kitchen Sink Cookies – the healthy way to clean out the pantry!

These Kitchen Sink Cookies ROCK! In honour of Earth Day, Danni and I are teaming up with Community Natural Foods to bring you creative and fun ways to reduce food waste in your home. It was about 10 years ago that I really started taking recycling, composting and food waste seriously. I have to say, I am not the most extreme. I am known though to sanitize and re-use my zip loc bags over and over and go through the garbage in the kids bathroom to make sure there is no hidden recycling. With the onset of residential compost service and pick up in our area, I have our family heavily utilizing the compost bin and drastically reducing our waste output. BUT wow, do you see how much food you are wasting. In the past few months I have some discovered some tricks and fun ways to reduce our food waste. Make sure you check in later this week for our post on the Top 10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste in the Home!

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