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

These Instant Pot Salted Potatoes are an easy side dish to pair alongside virtually any meal. They are a blank canvas giving you lots of options. When I first bought my Instant Pot the main intention was one pot meals. Chili and soups and things like that. Then along came the steamer basket I found at the thrift […]

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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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Instant Pot Black Beans

May 7, 2017
Instant Pot Black Beans

Using a pressure cooker turns a tedious task like cooking beans into an easy kitchen project. These Instant Pot Black Beans are ready in no time and will also save you big on your grocery bill. Did you know that I’m a big fan of beans? Submitting permanently to an elimination style diet, like Paleo […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars

May 1, 2017
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Squares

Sweet and slightly salty oats with a luscious fudgy center. These Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars are a regular thing around our kitchen for obvious reasons. You know that satisfying feeling when a plan is flawlessly executed? When something turns out exactly as you wanted it to? That happened with these Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Bars. […]

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Fiesta Brown Rice Salad – Gluten Free + Vegan

April 23, 2017
Fiesta Brown Rice Salad

This Fiesta Brown Rice Salad is a great side dish or an easy, meatless packable lunch for those warmer summer months. Fresh, colourful, and chock-full of both nutrients and healthy fats. Back in February, you may recall the Oscar project I participated in organized by one of my blog BFF’s Haley, from Cheap Recipe Blog. I made these scrummy Texas […]

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Instant Pot Chicken & Lentil Soup

March 27, 2017
Instant Pot Chicken & Lentil Soup

This Instant Pot Chicken & Lentil Soup will become a warming, cloudy day staple in your home. Comforting, nourishing, and packed with protein to keep your belly full and happy. I was going to apologize for posting yet another IP recipe, but then I thought “Why would I do that?”. This Instant Pot Chicken & […]

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Instant Pot Beef Chili – Gluten Free

February 27, 2017
Instant Pot Beef Chili

This Instant Pot Beef Chili will give you that “cooked-all-day” flavour in under 30 minutes. Throw together a salad and prep your toppings while the pressure cooker does it’s thing. Family approved dinner is served. Chili is one of those ‘stick to your ribs’ type meals, ideal for feeding a crowd or stocking your freezer with leftovers. […]

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Instant Pot Salsa Chicken & Brown Rice – Gluten Free

February 20, 2017
Instant Pot Salsa Chicken & Brown Rice

Instant Pot Salsa Chicken & Brown Rice – This recipe is a healthy, wholesome one pot crowd pleaser. Full of flavours and the ease of the Instant Pot makes this a great weeknight dinner to throw together in a pinch. This Instant Pot Salsa Chicken & Brown Rice, is one of those one pot wonders. […]

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Texas Glazed Pecans – Gluten Free

February 12, 2017
Texas Glazed Pecans

Texas Glazed Pecans are both a sweet and salty snack. Looking for something to set out for your Oscar party or next get together? These gluten free goodies will be gobbled up in no time. It’s Oscar time time again! I’m reminded of a quote, I’m not sure who came up with the line, that […]

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Chocolate Oat Balls – Gluten Free + Vegan

February 6, 2017
Chocolate Oat Balls

Looking for an easy, healthy chocolate fix? Look no further. These Chocolate Oat Balls are just what you are craving. Simple to make and featuring wholesome ingredients, they will satisfy the chocoholic in anyone. Easy things about blogging? Testing and tasting chocolate oat balls recipes. Tough things about blogging? Sometimes it can be a challenge […]

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