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Month: October 2019

3-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Healthier peanut butter cups with chia seeds and covered in melted dark chocolate! Perfect guilt-free treats for the halloween—or for any given day that is. So it’s halloween week and it’s trick or treat time once again! If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to all those sugary treats, these chocolate peanut butter cups taste like those Reese’s cups that we all loved as a kid…only that these are a tad healthier, and just have 3 ingredients that you probably have in your pantry. If there are two ingredients that absolutely #sparksjoy for me, it has to be dark chocolate …

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Top 5 Natural Remedies for Flu

It’s flu season here in Melbourne and I’ve been feeling under the weather the past days with the changing weather.  But before popping that aspirin, here’s what I usually eat or drink to ease the itchy throat & runny nose and prevent a full-blown flu to hit me. 1. CHICKEN SOUP Old wives say chicken soup is good for the soul & colds, but it’s actually backed by science with studies showing how chicken soup has anti-inflammatory compounds that relieve respiratory infections. Chicken also contains an amino acid called cysteine, which is released when the chicken is turned into soup. …

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Healthier Trail Mix

Healthier trail mix that is made from 100% wholesome ingredients and is naturally sweetened. It’s loaded with whole nuts, seeds, and superfoods which make for a perfect guilt-free snack treat. If there’s one thing I love to do, it’s snacking! And apart from my usual baked banana breads and muffins, I also love to make my own trail mix which can be topped on yogurts, smoothies, or enjoyed on its own especially when we are on long road trips! Why make your own trail mix when you can buy at the grocery, you might ask. For one, you can skip …

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Apple, Almond, Coconut Crumble

A healthier twist to this classic dessert! This apple, almond, coconut crumble has got a lot of crunch and it’s naturally sweetened so it’s a totally guilt-free treat. Topped with vanilla gelato or greek yogurt to make it even more special. I had half a dozen apples sitting in our kitchen counter and those were calling me to turn them into something extra special without taking too much time in the kitchen. Coz, who has time right? Making this crumble is as easy as 1-2-3. I did a live video inside our Fit Foodie Mommy private FB group when I …

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Healthier Baked Donut Holes

Healthier baked donut holes which taste as good if not even better than your regular donuts. This reminds me of my childhood when my mom used to bring us Dunkin Donuts munchkins which my siblings and I devour in seconds. They are naturally-sweetened and uses gluten-free flour for a healthier twist. Then rolled into some cinnamon sugar and topped with melted dark chocolate. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup organic raw cane sugar (can also use coconut sugar but might make the donuts appear darker) 1 egg 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon …

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Crispy Baked Chicken Wings and Sweet Potato Fries

There’s no better combination than crispy baked chicken wings and sweet potato fries! This is one of my family favorites and you can put this together in under an hour. Perfect meal for those busy weeknights! My little boy loves chicken wings and although from time to time I do give in and make fried chicken wings, I wanted to find a way to make it a tad healthier, less greasy, and still crispy and delicious. So after some trial-and-error in my kitchen, I finally found the perfect way of making crispy baked chicken wings and sweet potato fries that …

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