Trans fats are banned, but can I still eat peanut butter?

It is official folks, Health Canada has implemented a BAN on artificial TRANS fats. But wtf does that mean? Let me explain it to you, and also answer a very important question...what about peanut butter, does it contain trans fats and can I still eat it? As of September 17th, 2018 Health Canada has implemented a mandatory ban on trans-fats (with a 2 year phase-in plan). Particularly artificially produced trans-fats in the form of Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHO's). What is a

Salad Bag Swag

At Salads are Sweet, good for you food is easy & tastes great. That's why I'm dishing out 3 simple tips, to boost your bagged salad. Because there isn't anything simpler than that. I would be lying if I said I never ate bagged salad, because I do. At any one time you will find a bagged salad in my fridge--keep it as an insurance policy, typically because they last a long time. Which got me thinking...what’s in there that makes them last so long, and is the nutrient content s

How about deez Nutz? Almond Energy Bars.

Having trouble choosing a snack bar? Crunch on these homemade Almond Energy Bars featuring almonds 2 ways. Serves 16 INGREDIENTS 1 cup rice krispie cereal 1 cup large flake rolled oats 1/2 cup almond flour (or ground almonds) find it in the baking section 2 eggs 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon chia seeds 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/2 cup dried cranberries 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon sea salt INSTRUCTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F 2. Combine al

Ball so Hard Energy Bites

Ball’ so hard? You’re gonna need fuel, have an energy bite that is made from real FOOD, and takes 10 minutes to make, and tastes sinfully you covered! Makes 18 bites INGREDIENTS 1 cup quick oats ½ cup creamy peanut butter ¼ cup liquid honey 2 tbsp whole chia seeds ¾ cup chopped trail mix of choice 1 handful of crushed pretzels INSTRUCTIONS Combine honey, chia and peanut butter in a large bowl until smooth Add in oats, and trail mix/pretzels , mix until well blended