Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

April 1, 2018
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups stacked on a piece of parchment paper with a jar of peanut butter in the background

Prepare to be amazed! These vegan and no bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups are a homemade wonder. With this recipe you will never reach for the store bought ones again. Simple, healthy and delicious.     Homemade treats are the ticket to still enjoying those old favourites. When you make it yourself YOU control the ingredients […]

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Strawberry Brie Crostinis

February 11, 2018
Thinly sliced toasted baguette topped with melted brie cheese and strawberry jam on a wooden surface with a jar of jam and sliced brie in the background.

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect party appetizer, look no further than these Strawberry Brie Crostinis. So easy to make using strawberry jam, bread and cheese but taste anything but simple. My inspiration for these super yummy Strawberry Brie Crostinis was Harry Styles. Harry Styles? Why is that, you ask? Well, let me […]

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Chaga Hot Chocolate – Vegan + Gluten Free

January 28, 2018
A grey mug with dark brown rim filled with frothy hot chocolate. The mug is on a dark wooden surface with a dish of dried chaga mushrooms, a soft striped grey napkin and rustic spoon sit in the background

Learn how to make Chaga Hot Chocolate. This recipe will supply you with healthy antioxidants and your immune system will enjoy a nice boost. Chaga mushrooms have enormous health benefits and this hot chocolate gives you a delicious way to obtain them.   Chaga Hot Chocolate Have you heard of Chaga? It’s a superior medicinal mushroom that boasts phytonutrients, amino […]

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Instant Pot Quinoa – Gluten Free

January 21, 2018
Instant Pot Quinoa - Gluten Free

Instant Pot Quinoa is an easy, hands off way to prep this versatile, nutritious side dish. Quinoa is so customisable, making it ready to add to your next meal. One of the things I use my pressure cooker for most is prepping. I love having cooked side dishes already on hand and this Instant Pot Quinoa […]

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Chewy Anzac Biscuits (Coconut Cookies) – Vegan

January 1, 2018
Chewy Anzac Biscuits

Traditional Australian cookie made healthier by using spelt flour and coconut oil. The results are Chewy Anzac Biscuits, a coconutty vegan delight! A big hello to 2018! My year played out with lots of baking, which is always a good thing, right? The year also ended on a high note with some sunny days that enabled me […]

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Peppermint Coconut Oil Pulling Bites

December 19, 2017
Peppermint Oil Pulling Bites in a glass jar with a bottle of essential oils leaning against it. They are both sitting on a fluffy towel.

Peppermint Coconut Oil Pulling Bites are a fresh way to add wonderful benefits to your oral hygiene game! Made from coconut oil and therapeutic grade peppermint essential oil, these oil pulling chews will leave your mouth feeling minty and your teeth squeaky clean. This recipe tastes great making it ideal for beginners.   A few […]

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Instant Pot Apple Crumble – Vegan

November 5, 2017
Apple Crumble on a white plate with a red apple on a striped napkin in the background.

 Instant Pot Apple Crumble for the win! Beginners will learn how to make this easy, healthy, vegan recipe that the whole family can enjoy.    The Fall season and desserts featuring apples seem to go hand in hand. You can’t throw a stone without hitting an apple image on Instagram or a recipe on Pinterest and […]

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Mint Chip Black Bean Brownies

October 2, 2017
Chocolate Mint Chip Black Bean Brownies - Gluten Free

Snappy and cool, these Mint Chip Black Bean Brownies are a protein packed, deliciously gluten free treat that everyone will enjoy.     Have you ever baked with beans? I’ve had major success with chickpeas in the form of blondies and now I have the same giddy feelings about these Mint Chip Black Bean Brownies. Using […]

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Cinnamon Apple Snacks – Vegan & Gluten Free

September 4, 2017
Easy Apple Cinnamon Snacks

These Cinnamon Apple Snacks are the answer for your next snack attack. They are crisp, cool, sweet and super easy to whip up. Dip them in some protein rich almond butter for a satisfying, healthy snack.     I’ve always been partial to apples when it comes to snacking on fruit. Oranges are a close second. Joe loves […]

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Instant Pot Salted Potatoes – Vegan + Gluten Free

August 28, 2017
Instant Pot Salted Potatoes in a bowl on a wooden surface with a soft white napkin in the background.

These Instant Pot Salted Potatoes are an easy, healthy, side dish to pair alongside virtually any family meal. They are a blank canvas giving you lots of options and perfect for beginners to pressure cooking! This recipe is both vegan and gluten free making it friendly to lots of different diets. When I first bought my Instant […]

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Blueberry Chia Jam – Gluten Free

August 21, 2017
Easy Blueberry Chia Jam

This Blueberry Chia Jam is too easy not to try. Use your bounty of summer berries and simply add chia seeds! Blend in some natural sweetener and you have the makings for a delicious, easy breezy jam.     One of my favourite seeds is the tiny powerhouse, chia. It’s even fun to say! Cha-cha-cha CHIA! 🙂 Other than […]

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Watermelon Kombucha Slushie – Vegan & Gluten Free

August 8, 2017
Watermelon Kombucha Slushie

Nothing says summertime like state fairs and watermelon! This recipe for Watermelon Kombucha Slushie offers an easy and healthy way to enjoy the fruits of summer.   Is it summer where you are? It sure is in my neck of the woods. Vancouver has seen soaring temperatures and there are wildfires burning in the interior […]

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Chocolate Covered Almonds – Vegan + Gluten Free

July 24, 2017
Chocolate Covered Almonds - Vegan & Gluten Free

Are you looking for a quick and easy treat? Try making your own Chocolate Covered Almonds! A vegan and gluten free sweet snack. The big news around here is that I finally bit the bullet and JOINED COSTCO! I know!! After years of tagging along with Joe’s mom, or friends, and even impersonating a co-worker (shhh), I decisively became a bonafide […]

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Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing – Vegan & Gluten Free

July 17, 2017
Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing - Vegan, Gluten Free

Whipping together your own salad dressing is one very easy step to less processed food in your diet. This Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing will become useful staple you will always want to have on hand. Let’s talk salad dressing! If you are a label reader like I am you might notice some strange ingredients on the back […]

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