• Life Hacks

    Easy Low Supplies for the Office

    You’re at work (or school) and suddenly, you’re feeling a little bit weak, you check your blood sugar, and sure enough, LOW. A really easy low supply to keep in your desk in the office, or fit into your pocket if you are in a rush, is a small box…

  • Life Hacks

    Rockets Life Hacks

      Do you have an old container of ‘Dex 4 Glucose Tablets’ lying around? Rocket candies are the same size and similar sugar levels! Swap those into the same container once you’re done with the Dex4, especially if you can’t get a replacement right away!          …

  • Cooking With,  Dessert

    Sugar-Free Butter Cream Frosting

    Ingredients 1-1/2 cups powder sugar substitute (Splenda) 2 tbsp almond milk, separated 1 tsp vanilla extract 4 tbsp whipped butter, softened Directions Combine sugar, butter, vanilla, and 1 tbsp milk. When smooth, add remaining milk. Beat until creamy. Notes Food colouring can be added at the end if colour is…

  • Cooking With,  Dessert

    Easy No Bake Cookies

    Ingredients 2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup butter 2/3 cup milk 1 (3.9 ounce) package instant chocolate pudding mix (or any flavour you prefer) 3-1/2 cups quick cooking oats 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Mix together the sugar, butter or margarine and the milk in a large pot and bring…

  • Cooking With,  Dessert

    Digestive Biscuits

    Ingredients 3⁄4 cup whole wheat flour 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄4 teaspoon baking soda 1⁄4 teaspoon cream of tartar 1⁄4 cup wheat bran 4 tablespoons butter 5 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon Crisco 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla 3 tablespoons half-and-half cream Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. In…

  • Cooking With,  Dessert

    Sugar-Free Caramel

    Ingredients  ½ cup water ½ cup butter 2 cups granulated sweetener (Splenda) ½ teaspoon vanilla or caramel extract 1 cup heavy cream salt, to taste Directions  In a medium saucepan, add sweetener and water over medium-high heat whisking until sweetener is dissolved. Once mixture reaches a boil, only whisk every…

  • Cooking With,  Snacks

    Lunchbox Granola Bars

    Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) rolled oats 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour 1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flaxseed 1/3 cup (75 mL) packed brown sugar 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon 1 cup (250 mL) raisins, chocolate chips or unsweetened dried fruit 1/2 cup (125 mL) sunflower seeds…