Entries by Kari Penner

Coconut Milk and Curry Frittata

Looking for a new way to cook your eggs? Look no further. This Coconut Milk and Curry Frittata dish is a delicious and easy way to mix up your daily egg routine. Change it up by adding in diced up meat, and other chopped up veggies. Frittatas are perfect for breakfast, dinner or leftovers, so this […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Looking for a warm, creamy soup, but don’t want all the extras that come along with it? Look no further! This delicious Roasted Cauliflower Soup makes a simple (only 5 ingredients) yet hearty dinner. Cauliflower is a good source of vitamin B, potassium, magnesium and protein, and a Superfood veggie like broccoli, kale, and Brussels sprouts. Try this soup […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Squash Pancakes

Pancakes are everyone’s favourite breakfast; there is just something about them that is so comforting. Swap out your pancake mix for these protein-packed Squash Pancakes that even your kids will like. Squash has more vitamin A (for good skin and vision) per serving than pumpkin and possibly any other vegetables, as well as a high […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Maximized Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s pie is a hearty favourite that can easily be transformed to fit the Maximized lifestyle with this Maximized Shepherd’s Pie recipe. Using Mashed NO-tatoes and your choice of ground meat, this classic comfort meal is sure to become a staple in your household. Maximized Shepherd’s Pie Recipe Makes 6 Servings Ingredients Mashed NO-tatoes 1 […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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No-Noodle Winter Minestrone

Keep the winter out and the warmth in with this delicious and nutritious No-noodle Winter Minestrone soup. Canned minestrone soups often have too much salt and too little veggies. This Italian vegetable soup is thick and seasoned to perfection, so it will nourish and warm your insides on a cold day. It’s also easy to change […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Chicken and Dumpling Soup

Chicken soup is always a favourite when the cold weather hits, and now it can be enjoyed with dumplings. You read right… Maximized dumplings, and they are delicious! Substituting finely ground almond flour for traditional refined flour will give you that same great dumpling taste without the downsides. This Chicken and Dumpling Soup takes a […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Coconut Flour Bread

Bread is used for so many things, so it can be hard giving it up. This Coconut Flour Bread recipe is so easy you will never be tempted to buy store-bought bread again! The protein from the eggs and healthy fats from the coconut flour make this bread far more nutritional than any loaf you […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Thai Curry Stir Fry

Coconut milk and curry paste make a great sauce and spice up a simple chicken and vegetable stir-fry. Full of fresh vegetables and lean protein, this Thai Curry Stir Fry is a delicious imitation of restaurant Thai dishes. Once the ingredients are prepped cooking only takes a few minutes, making it a perfect weeknight meal. […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Sesame Sauce and Dip

Next time you are looking for a simple, tasty sauce to add flavor to your stir-fry or a nice dip to accompany your organic  vegetables, try this versatile Sesame Sauce and Dip recipe. Unlike store-bought dips and sauces that are full of additives and preservatives, this recipe is nothing but real ingredients and healthy fats. […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Crustless Quiche

A Maximized twist on a breakfast/brunch classic! Crustless Quiche is quick, easy, and absolutely delicious. Quiches are great because there are endless possibilities. Switch up your vegetables and add your favourite organic meat proteins for a more filling, richer dish. Crustless Quiche Recipe Serves 2-4 Ingredients 12 free range organic eggs 1 can organic coconut milk […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Pumpkin Soup

Celebrate fall with this delicious, creamy Pumpkin Soup! Flavoured with onions, garlic, ginger, and curry powder, this hearty soup is a perfect starter or light meal for those chilly fall or winter nights (or days). Not to mention, it is super easy to make! Serve it with Cheesy Garlic Coconut Flour Bread, Almond Flour Southern Biscuits, or […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Kale Chips

These crispy Kale Chips are addictive, so once you start snacking it might be hard to stop! Olive oil, sea salt, and your preferred choice of seasonings (curry powder, paprika, cayenne, ginger, etc.), nut or seed coating are all you need to turn a plain bunch of fresh kale into a delicious, healthy snack packed with […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Give your chicken breasts an exotic kick with this Moroccan Spiced Chicken recipe. The combination of aromatic spices gives the chicken a flavourful coating your taste buds will cheer for, with added health benefits to fight inflammation! There is nothing fancy or complicated about this recipe; you’d never guess by indulging in this mouth-watering dish. […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Salmon Patties

This Salmon Patties recipe is quick, delicious, and a great way to get your daily dose of vitamin B12 and vitamin D! Crunchy on the outside, soft and warm on the inside, these patties are a great for lunch or dinner served with a side dish that will make the flavour of the fish the highlight […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake

Who doesn’t love chocolate? This easy and delicious Sugar-free Chocolate Cake recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and chocolate cravings without straying away from the Maximized Nutrition Plans. Try this recipe the next time you need to bake a birthday party cake; your guests will definitely not be disappointed. Sugar-Free Chocolate Cake Recipe […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Lemon Sorbet

This Lemon Sorbet is the perfect sugar-free dessert for a warm summer night when your sweet tooth is getting the best of you, or to serve between courses at your dinner party to cleanse the palate. Just 3 simple ingredients create a delicious chilled dessert sans artificial sweeteners and sugar, unlike the store-bought or classic formulas for sorbet. […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Caveman Gingerbread Cookies

These Caveman Gingerbread Cookies are baked with warm winter spices and cheery charm. You and your children will love making, decorating, and eating this delicious Maximized version of everyone’s favourite holiday cookie, that can be enjoyed anytime. Try shaping then in all different ways (people, snowflakes, stars, ornaments, etc.), and instead of candy, decorate them […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Almond Flour Pizza Crust

There is no need to give up pizza if you are following a Maximized Living Nutrition Plan. This easy and delicious grain-free Almond Flour Pizza Crust is sure to satisfy your pizza cravings! Top it with your favourite meat and vegetables for an appetizing family dinner. Almond Flour Pizza Crust Recipe Makes 1 pizza crust […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Best-Ever Salsa

Salsa is generally seen as a simple recipe to make. There is little prep work and this Best-Ever Salsa recipe tastes amazing, so your entire family will enjoy it. The name speaks for itself; this really is the BEST Maximized salsa ever created! Quick and easy to throw together and loaded with flavour, this salsa is […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Crunchy Sesame Crackers

These Crunchy Sesame Crackers have a combination of vitamin E and monounsaturated almond flour with sesame seeds rich in iron and calcium to make them ultra-nutritious, not to mention tasty! These crispy snacks are delicious on their own, or pair nicely with various dips (guacamole, hummus, salsa). The best part is how super easy these crackers are to […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Basic Smoothies

Smoothies are the best, fastest way to start your day! You can add in a ton of great ingredients to make a different smoothie every day. I like to have a smoothie at least 3 days a week, and alternate with other options like eggs and yogurt the other days. Here is a basic smoothie recipe and a […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Coconut Milk Pumpkin Custard

Now you can enjoy all the goodness of pumpkin pie without the crust and added sugars. This Coconut Milk Pumpkin Custard is 100% Maximized and absolutely delicious! It is definitely a must try for all you pumpkin pie lovers out there. This custard will add the perfect finishing touch to your holiday dinner or make a […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Grilled Zucchini

Grilled Zucchini, or any summer squash, is a quick and delicious side dish that everyone is sure to enjoy, and incredibly easy to make. Three simple ingredients will make this flavourful recipe pair perfectly with your favourite BBQ’d meats (I recommend chicken), or a great addition to a platter of grilled vegetables (eggplant, tomatoes, green onions, green […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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Granny Smith Applesauce

There is nothing better than homemade applesauce. In addition to a low sugar content, Granny Smith apples are high in soluble fiber, which slows your digestion and causes you to feel full longer. This Granny Smith Applesauce recipe is easy, delicious, Maximized, and lacking the added sugars found in traditional store-bought applesauce. Mix it with a […]

Kari Penner

About Kari Penner

Kari Penner, BA, MA (in process) is a Wellness Coach and works at Shine Dental. She has spent most of the past decade studying Wellness, Nutrition, Toxicity and has been a professional Life Coach since 2001. In 2011, she started her Master’s of Counseling at Providence Seminary.
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