this is a page for

Energy bites

5-Ingredient Cookie Dough Bites

5-ingredient cookie dough bites. Made in under 10 minutes in a food processor and filled with wholesome ingredients. What could be better?! Seriously though, cookie dough will forever be my favorite flavor when it comes to snacks and desserts. Ice cream, granola bars, energy bites… Anything. Even better when it’s simple and healthy, which is all you’ll see on the blog over the next few weeks. Did you read my last post? The news is out, Shaun and I are moving to British Columbia! We’re moving to the other side of the country in less than 3 weeks. Not to mention that we’re planning a road trip across Canada to get there. I think it’s safe to say that we’re crazy busy. Packing all of our…

Healthy Peanut Butter Crunch Balls

I would have shared these healthy peanut butter crunch balls with you sooner, but the truth is, I didn’t have any photos to go with the recipe. That’s the problem with being a food photographer and working full time at another job. You don’t get enough light to take pictures during the week. I developed the recipe earlier this week and I knew I wanted to share it with you guys for the holidays. I know I’m last minute, but at least I got to share the recipe before Christmas! Just before driving home to see our family. And before the freezing rain starts… We’re expecting two storms over the weekend, including 20-30 cm of snow on Christmas day. I guess we’ll have a white Christmas after all! I know…

Dreamy Coconut Macaroon Truffles

Let’s be real, Valentine’s Day needs chocolate. And pasta… And wine. That’s my opinion, but then again, I’m always up for pasta, wine and chocolate. Unfortunately, Valentine’s Day ends up on a Tuesday this year, which means I’ll be celebrating it at the hospital, working in family medicine. <— Not so romantic. We are planning on going out for a romantic dinner the weekend before though. We’re going to one of our favorite places, which is a cozy Italian restaurant (hello pasta and wine!). I don’t believe that we need a day like Valentine’s Day to spend a romantic evening with our loved one, but honestly, I’m up for any occasion that lets me dress up and eat…

Dark Chocolate Mint Truffles

Happy Friday! Yes, I’m sharing a second recipe this week! I honestly don’t know how I managed to do so, but I’m happy to be sharing these healthy dark chocolate mint truffles with you today. 🙂 My goal is to share two recipes every week until Christmas, so lets see how that goes! Every minute of free time I have from my internship is spent either on this blog or on my workouts. Okay my workouts aren’t that long lately, but they still feel like a chore, which isn’t usually the case. It’s been like this since I started my internship and I don’t know how I’m able to do it. I admit that I try to take about one hour each day to do…

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

Life update: we moved in our new apartment! I’m having so much fun emptying boxes, organizing our stuff and decorating the apartment! Yes, I get extremely excited about organization. Sometimes I remind myself of Monica from Friends… I love when everything is in clean. I might be a control freak. I might be. Now I could continue talking about the apartment, but I’ll save that for another time. Instead, let’s get right to the recipe! Today I’m sharing an old favorite of mine. Another peanut butter recipe?!! YES. This might me my last one until next year (I wrote about it in last week’s post), but that could be a good thing. It might force me to try different flavors once in a while… You could say peanut…