apple and nut butter snack

Apple and Nut Butter Snack

This is one my kids’ favorite after-‐school snack. A combination of nourishing fats and protein from the homemade nut butter, with carbohydrates (brain food!) from the apple and unpasteurized honey. Why unpasteurized honey? Honey is loaded with many essential vitamins and minerals. Vitamins such as B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 as well as vitamin C…

Proteins

In order to function optimally, the body needs macro and micronutrients. In the macronutrient family, we find: 1) carbohydrates 2) fats 3) proteins. The micronutrients are 1) vitamins and 2) minerals.

Today, I want to chat a little about proteins. Check out my other blogs to learn more about fats and carbohydrates.

cereal

My Boxed Cereals Story

Once upon a time, I loved and pretty much lived on boxed cereals: rice kripees and corn flakes were my favourite, topped with honey, and sometimes, a banana. After years of this fabulous (well fab at the time!) breakfast, snack, lunch, and when ever else I would choose to eat my beloved cereals, I developed…