Blueberry Pear Smoothie

We make this smoothie several times a week – some weeks almost everyday… it’s a great way to get your… self (you thought I was going to say kids didn’t you?) to get fruit in every morning!  And for the kids too…

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This recipe makes 2 regular size servings, but usually I pour it into 3 kid size cups, one for me, one for each of the kids.  It’s our favourite, mild and tasty flavour.  My son won’t eat a smoothie now unless it’s purple… trying to tell a three year old that it’s blueberries is useless since he doesn’t actually eat blueberries.  Normally.  Thank you smoothie! Continue reading “Blueberry Pear Smoothie”

Pear Oatmeal Pancakes

As the main cook in the house, sometimes I get bored with making the same things over and over – and with kids, they have their favourites, and I happen to like it when they eat their meals.

Usually we have a smoothie first thing, but we are out of bananas (crucial to a smoothie in my opinion), so I decided to make pancakes.  To mix it up a little, I decided to experiment and try to come up with a healthier option, and this is what I came up with.

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