One of the first things people notice about my blog is my little slogan…
“Hi! My name is Charissa and I blog about healthy food, fitness, and my everyday adventures. To me, balanced living is chocolate on whole wheat toast.”
When Kraft Philly came out with their chocolate cream
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5 comments » | Kid Friendly, Reviews, Snacks
One of my Dad’s favourite chocolate bars is the EatMore bar, but what some people don’t realize is that you can make the exact same chocolate bar in your kitchen and it’ll taste almost exactly the same. My Daddy is obsessed with these.
As we’ve been traveling this past week, I’ve had more Continue reading »
4 comments » | Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Snacks
We’re always making new versions of the classic No Bake Cheesecake. It’s one of our family’s favourite recipes, not just because it tastes amazing, but because it’s a fairly low calorie, high protein, low sugar, gluten free, and oh-so creamy. The other cool thing about this Continue reading »
20 comments » | Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes
My fascination with bubble tea started a few years ago, but I had never had the gumption to try to make it at home. For one thing, I had no idea where to get those giant tapioca pearls…and I had no idea how to cook them.
Then, when I moved to the city for college, my Continue reading »
12 comments » | Dairy Free, Drinks & Smoothies, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Vegan
Last night I was happily eating my favourite healthy dessert when the thought came to me…
“Charissa, you haven’t shared this piece of heaven on your blog yet…”
So today’s missions to share one of the yummiest AND ridiculously simple treats ever. It’s pretty low in Continue reading »
9 comments » | Breakfast, Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes, Snacks
Want the quickest, easiest soup recipe ever?
This recipe is exactly that. Growing up, I remember having this for lunch when we were all in a hurry and just wanted something quickly…or for those times unexpected company popped in for lunch.
If you’re vegan or dairy free Continue reading »
4 comments » | Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Main Dishes, Recipes, Soups
Love. Hearts. Flowers.
But most of all…chocolate.
This is why I like Valentines Day. The only reason. Haha, just kidding…our family has a special tradition of giving each other Continue reading »
7 comments » | Desserts, Kid Friendly, Recipes