Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Recipe for Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing

Tomorrow is Valentines day and being the responsible Dietitian that I am, I am sharing my favourite ultra healthy raw chocolate brownie. If your looking for a non-Cadbury chocolaty treat for your special someone, I encourage you to give this recipe a try. Even the biggest of skeptics would be impressed by the combination of gooey dates and hearty nuts. And you wouldn’t believe its completely raw! But what really makes this recipe for Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing a keeper is the “caramel icing…”
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Masala Chai Recipe. From India, With Love.

Masala Chai Recipe From The Heart Of India

Chai Cha Chai Chai Cha Cha Chai!! Dreaming of the sights, smells and tastes of India. Such a colourful country, ready to tantalize all the senses. Right now, for me its the rich aroma of cinnamon, the indulgence of creamy dairy mixed with black tea, all topped off with a Chai Wallah serving up a fresh glass of 5 Rupee Masala Chai. Sigh*
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Wild Blackberries and A Conscious Jam Recipe

Homemade Blackberry Jam Recipe

This season was my first blackberry season. Growing up in northern BC we had salmonberries, blueberries and huckleberries… but nothing that grows as feverishly as wild blackberries. After my fair share of thorns and bloody arms I had enough berries to make jam… but what sugar to use? Honey had taken main stage on my shelves but that wouldn’t do for jam. Are there environmental and ethical factors to consider when buying sugar?
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Zesty Honey Iced Tea Popsicles with Ginger

Zesty Honey Lemon Ginger Iced Tea Popsicles

Alright, so I’ve gone popsicle mad. Last week was Mango Honey Lassi Popsicle with Ginger and Chia Seeds.I can’t stop myself from dreaming about yummy popsicle recipes when I should be doing something more productive like reading/studying/cleaning. So refreshing and sinless. The perfect combination.
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Gluten Free Beetroot Chocolate Muffins with Chickpea Flour

Gluten Free Beetroot Chocolate Muffins with Chickpea Flour

Celebrate this Mother’s Day with a healthy treat! Most moms would appreciate these low calorie, gluten free goodies on their special day. For those who do not tolerate gluten well, chickpea flour is a great alternative. Chickpea flour has a high nutrient density and it is also low GI, so good for lowering blood sugar levels.
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What You Want To Know About Tea & A Fairtrade Berry Cucumber Iced Tea Recipe

Refreshing Berry Cucumber Iced Tea

It’s spring time in Victoria and beautiful sunny afternoons are spent on the patio with friends and a nice cold drink in hand. My new housemate Sage came up with the delicious concoction one afternoon and I thought it would be great to share. This naturally sweetened beverage with subtle hints of berries and the freshness of sliced cucumbers is super simple to make and is a no calorie drink that can be enjoyed any time of the year. But first… lets talk tea.
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Raspberry Almond Meal Cupcakes with Cacao Nibs and Citrus

Raspberry Almond Meal Cupcakes with Cacao Nibs and Citrus - Recipe Redux

The trick to making ‘healthy’ cupcakes is to omit the refined white flour and replace it with delicious almond meal. Almond meal, which is basically just whole almonds ground up in a food processor, is the savior of gluten free baking.
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