Smoothie recipes that will boost your energy levels – Shelly’s Friday...

One of the things that stops people from having a smoothie every day is they simply don’t understand the health benefits. Maybe, during the 3 pm slump, they’re craving something that will fill them up fast and give them a boost of sugar-fueled energy instead of thinking about how they’ll feel after an hour of treating their body to something healthy. These are the smoothies you’ll want to start your day with and drink more than once when you need an extra boost:

Kick Your Fall off the Pumpkin Spice Way

Pumpkin spice season is in full force, and I have a few great recipes you can try if you'd like to branch out and go beyond the usual Pumpkin spice latte.

Dorm room dinners: Shelly’s Friday Favourites

After a full day of classes you'll be coming back to your dorm room hungry and looking for something to eat for dinner. Check out these recipes perfect for getting you through the week.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites – Go green with Vegetable Smoothies

It’s no surprise people can’t seem to squeeze in their recommended daily fruit & vegetable intakes – busy lives mean dinner on the go, and dinner on the go doesn’t often include one vegetable let alone three. And no, in most circles, french fries are not considered a serving of vegetables.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites – Cut down on carbs with Spaghetti Squash...

Welcome to my life spaghetti squash! Actually, I’ve been creating spaghetti squash recipes for quite some time now. When I discovered how the golden squash will turn into noodlelike strands when you bake it, we were off to the races. It has a light flavor, so it basically blends in well with whatever sauce you’ve picked for it.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites shares why you need to take a toaster...

Over the past few weeks we’ve been compiling a list of the best appliances to take along to your dorm room and a few recipes you can whip up with each of them. We’ve looked at rice cookers, slow cookers, and microwaves, and this week we’re going to head into toaster territory and explore why you should bring a toaster oven with you when you go back to school.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites: not your average BBQ recipes

 I’m excited because BBQ season is almost here. I live in the East and we’ve finally been receiving warm weather. Barbequing is on my mind. I’m dreaming about it. But I don’t want to give you another article about putting hot dogs or burger patties on the grill. Nope. Those can be store bought. These recipes will turn you into an epic BBQ chef. Becoming an epic chef requires being fearless and open to crafting food in an unconventional way. Are you ready?    

How to Create an Epic Vegan BBQ

 I like to host parties, but I’m realizing that I have to add vegan options to the appetizers I serve. Since summer calls for BBQ, here are some vegan recipes that will earn star status on the grill.  

It’s all Salted Caramel, all the time on Shelly’s Friday Favourites

Want a little bit of sweet and a little bit of salty? Look no further than salted caramel. It’s everywhere lately, and now you can make it at home with these recipes.

One Soup Base – 3 Soup Recipes on Shelly’s Friday Favourites

Why make homemade soup when it’s so easy to open up a can and eat within minutes? Really, it all comes down to taste. If you go through the effort of making your own soup base and you let your soup simmer on your stove or in your slow cooker for hours, the flavours of what you’re cooking will practically explode when you eat it. 

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