Our staff whipped up some very tasty (and healthy) treats for our Open House, and we wanted to share the recipes with you! 


Salted Dark Chocolate Figs

Recipe submitted by Carley Cooke, RMT

A simple no-bake recipe intended to mimic salted chocolate covered caramels, and they are definitely tasty!

What you need:

*bag of dried figs (make sure to cut off the hard stem)

* 1 cup of chocolate chips (your preferred variety)

* coarse salt (your preferred amount)


1) Melt chocolate chips in a double boiler, or in a suitable bowl over a pot of boiling water.

2) After removing the hard stems from your figs, dip them into the melted chocolate using a fork so they can be completely covered.

3) Place figs onto a freezer safe surface and sprinkle the tops with salt.

4) Pop in the freezer until the chocolate has hardened, then enjoy your treats!

Energy Bars

Recipe submitted by Cory Hewko, DC

An easy no-bake recipe that you can personalize with your favourite nuts and seeds! They freeze well, but they honestly probably won't last that long! :)

What you need:

*Quick Oats   1.5 cups

*Almonds       0.5 cup

*Walnuts         0.5 cups

*Dark Chocolate Chips   0.25 cups

*Dried Cranberries          0.25 cups

*Honey        0.5 cups

*Peanut Butter    1.0 cups

*Coconut Oil        2 Tbsp


1) Mix ingredients together.

2) Transfer to baking pan.

3) Chill in the fridge for at least 2-3 hours (or overnight) so they firm up.

4) Enjoy!

World Famous Healthy Cookies

Recipe submitted by Bobbi Van Brummelen, Fitness Trainer & Nutrition Coach

What you need:

3/4 cup whole wheat flour

1/4 cup wheat germ

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup grapeseed or canola oil

3/4 cup honey

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 1/4 cup rolled old-fashioned oats

Optional ingredients (all or a single item will work):

1 cup of chocolate chips

1/2 cup chopped nuts

1/3 cup sunflower seeds

1 cup raisins or cranberries

1/2 cup natural peanut or almond butter


1) Preheat oven to 350°.

2) Sift together the flour, wheat germ, salt, baking powder and baking soda.

3) In a large bowl, beat together the oil,vanilla egg and honey.

4) Add flour mixture well then stir together optional ingredients with the oats and mix into batter.

5) Drop onto cookie sheets.

6) Bake 10 minutes.

7) Let cool on pan for one minute then remove.

Heartbreak Cookies

Recipe submitted by Richelle Johnston, R.C. Counsellor

Healthy can mean different things to different people, and sometimes, what's healthy for our mind and spirit, might not be the healthiest for our body, but still therapeutic. That's why Richelle made her delicious "heartbreak" cookies, known to heal a sad or broken heart with each bite! Yum!

Gluten-Free Chocolate Squares

Recipe submitted by Vitalia Daza, Manual Osteopath

A delicious gluten-free dessert recipe, sure to disappear from the plate in record time!

What you need:

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Hot Apple Cider

Recipe submitted by Carley Cooke, RMT

This delicious drink is perfect for warming up after your favourite winter activity, and makes the house smell like Christmas morning any day of the year!

What you need:


1) Combine spices in pot and cook over medium heat until aromatic.

2) Add all the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.

3) Reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes, depending on how strong you like your cider.

4) Strain or pour juice through a fine-meshed sieve and directly into a mug.

5) Allow to cool slightly and enjoy!