If you recreate any of these recipes ~ use hashtag: #InCharsKitchen I’d love to follow along and see what everyone is cooking up! You can also tune into ‘In Char’s Kitchen’ on YourTv Muskoka. On each episode of ICK ~ I cook up a storm with amazing Muskoka locals (click here for a sneak peek).

Char’s Get Up & Go ‘Nowhere’ Morning Muesli

This recipe makes for a quick, satisfying and budget friendly breakfast the whole family can enjoy. 

1 cup (250 mL) large flake oats (quick oats will also work)

1 tbsp (15 mL) each; ground flaxseed, chia seeds and hemp seeds 

½ cup (125 mL) dried cranberries

1 cup (250 mL) plain Greek style yogurt

¾ cup (175 mL) orange juice

2 tbsp (30 mL) Canadian maple syrup *or to taste

2 tsp (10 mL) pure vanilla extract 

1 tsp (5 mL) finely grated orange zest

½ tsp (2 mL) each; ground cinnamon and ground ginger

2 small Ontario apples; well washed, cored and finely diced *leave skin on for added fibre

¼ cup (60 mL) green pumpkin seeds (*or shelled sunflower seeds) 

Place all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine.  Refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Makes approx 4 cups (1 L).   

Click here for Char’s Ultimate Veggie Loaded Supper Sandwich

Click here for Char’s Pesto Pasta Recipe

Click here for Char’s Clustery Spiced Granola Recipe

Char’s Clustery Spiced Granola ~ a delicious and doable recipe using up all those pantry staple items!!

Charmaine is the host of “In Char’s Kitchen” on YourTV Muskoka and regular guest on: Rogers Daytime OttawaCTV Morning Live OttawaCHCH Morning LiveBreakfast Television What She Said Radio sharing her love and enthusiasm for all things food, cooking and fitness.

Most importantly; Charmaine is the mother of two active boys; Tyler & Colgan.

Charmaine understands the importance of preparing healthy, wholesome dishes all while keeping budget and time in mind.

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