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Chewy Oatmeal Zucchini Cookies

It’s been a crazy week. We’re leaving for Gaspésie today after work and I still haven’t packed. I’m counting on the two hours I’ll have before leaving to pack everything and prepare our food for the trip. Lets see how that goes! I wanted to start earlier, but somehow, all of my evenings were packed this week. I spent a whole evening getting a new phone and dealing with the details at the store. Then yesterday I drove down to Moncton to see a childhood friend that’s moving to Ottawa today. Finally, I spent the rest of my evenings studying for my exam that’s coming this November (my last exam ever before becoming a registered dietitian). Thankfully, I already have some energy bites ready for our trip (these and these…

15-Minute Blueberry Flax Oatmeal

Recently, my go-to breakfast has been this blueberry flax oatmeal. I’m taking full advantage of blueberry season! Truth: This was initially supposed to be an overnight oat recipe. I tried it a few times, but it never ended up the way I wanted. It was a just a little too liquid for my taste – I like my oatmeal on the thick side. while I could have reduced the amount of liquid a little more and figured it out, I decided that since fall is coming, warm comfort food wouldn’t be a bad thing. This bowl is a perfect blend of comfort and summer. Fresh blueberries + warm oats. Plus, I’ve been eating these oats for several months now, so why not share the recipe with you? The overnight oats may come later! I…

Peanut Butter Strawberry Swirl Nice Cream with Cookie Dough Crumble

I’m finally sharing the recipe for my peanut butter strawberry swirl nice cream with cookie dough crumble! I shared a picture on Instagram last week and many of you have been asking for the recipe since then. Well, here it is! I meant to share it yesterday, but I got sick and spent Friday and Saturday in bed… I hadn’t felt horrible like that in a long time. I’m not even sure what it was, but all I know is that I couldn’t stand up without my head spinning and feeling like I was going to pass out. I’m feeling better today (thankfully!) and I’m finally ready to share this nice cream recipe with you guys! I know that I’m sharing yet another strawberry recipe…

Brownie Cookie Dough “Ice Cream” Bars

I waited long enough to share this recipe with you guys, but I think Easter is the perfect occasion.  Not only is this Easter weekend, but it’s also my birthday weekend! It’s actually my 23rd birthday today, but since I’m working all day, I’ll be celebrating tomorrow.  I think this week was the busiest week of my internship yet. First, it was a staff experience week, which means I took over the dietitian’s workload for the week. I was working as a dietitian in oncology, psychiatry and the HIV clinic all week. I also had to spend some time at night writing down a self-evaluation about my daily performance as part of my staff experience week. I then spent the rest of my evenings testing recipes for…

My Classic Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal

This wasn’t supposed to be today’s blog post, but I got too busy with work to test the other recipe one last time so it will have to wait until tomorrow! The struggle of working full time and blogging on the side. Thankfully, I had this recipe ready for tomorrow, so here it is, one day early! I have been eating oatmeal for breakfast for over 6 years now. In the beginning, it was those sugar laden bags of Quaker oats, but a lot has changed since then, including my obsession for peanut butter and the fact that I quit sugar. Now I make my own oatmeal flavors. I like to change the toppings once in a while, but the base is almost always the same: peanut butter and banana. It’s a match made in…