Maca-Roons | Guilt-Free Movie Snacks [Recipe]

Going to the cinema can be a great way to enjoy a night out, free from the distraction of kids, pets and our phones! But it can also open us up to some hard-wired habits and cravings. Movie snacks are typically delicious but also calorically dense. Popcorn, Kazoozles, ice cream, M&Ms – are anyone else’s taste buds salivating? When you’re sat there in the dark it’s easy to let the intoxicating effects of those sugary treats take control.

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Death by Chocolate Protein Mug Cake [Recipe]

When I was younger I wasn’t so into chocolate. But that’s only because I was into everything! Like candy and biscuits (that’s cookies to you) and cake & crips (chips in your world). Really, I didn’t discriminate between anything yummy. I loved and consumed all delicious tasting things equally!

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Protein Oreo Cheesecake [Recipe]

Sick of chugging down protein shakes or chowing down on grilled chicken to hit your protein? Me too! So I was literally over the moon when I came across this high protein cheesecake recipe. This dessert has just 2g of fat and 14g of carbs per slice! Try it out.

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No Bake Vegan Snickers Bars [Recipe]

When I was in my teens, I had unlimited access to an incredibly well-stocked pantry. My affinity for junk food was no doubt inherited from my dad. He was careful not to overindulge but I rarely remember a night where a chocolate bar or a bag of Walkers salt and vinegar chips wasn’t devoured! He’d munch away audibly enjoying his treats and remind us to, “keep everything in moderation, including moderation!”

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Red Velvet Pancakes [Recipe]

OMG these pancakes are literally to die for! ? They remind me of the epic pancakes I had in Vancouver at a cute little spot in Cambie called Jam Café. I remember having a hard time guesstimating the macros for that brunch – I damn near had a heart attack when they brought out my 2-inch-thick pancake stack the size of a dinner plate! Given that I was unable to eat anything for the rest of day I’d say those bad boys were not quite as macro-friendly as these!

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Vegan Chocolate Mousse [Recipe]

I know what you’re thinking. Hmmm isn’t ‘vegan’ code for ‘healthy’ which is code for ‘tastes like crap’?! Well you’d be wrong on both counts. Vegan isn’t always healthy, swedish fish are vegan

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Holiday Sugar Cookies [Recipe]

You can’t go wrong with a classic sugar cookie recipe. And if you do, well you can always cover it up with a ton of icing! ? Typically these cookies can get pretty high in fat but I made a sneaky substitute for another ingredient that still preserved the flavor and texture of these delightful holiday treats.

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Skinny Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake [Recipe]

Me and my sweet tooth LOVE this time of year! Its all too easy to let things get out of control with all the delicious desserts everyone brings to the table. That’s why when I get invited to a holiday party, I always make sure to bring a sweet and at least one side dish with me so I know exactly what’s in a couple of the things I’ll end up eating.

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