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Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

Easy Gluten Free Seed Cracker Recipe [Free of Refined Grains]

When the days are long, there is more time spent with friends and family. Whether it be potlatches, camping or dinner parties, most gatherings are centred around good food. In the past, get-togethers meant a time to indulge. Now, maybe it is age or experience, […]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

The culinary delights of summer are countless and it can be hard to keep up with all the seasonal arrivals. I’ve been finding elderflowers at our local farmers market, the flower of the elderberry which is the dark purple late summer berries that are used […]

Berry Cauliflower and Greens Smoothie Bowl Without Banana [Vegan]

Berry Cauliflower and Greens Smoothie Bowl Without Banana [Vegan]

Why banana-free? Many of us are becoming more and more conscious about eating locally and sustainably. Alongside coffee, chocolate, and olive oil, another consumable that we often forfeit our food miles for is the good-ol banana. For us who live in North America, bananas will […]

High Protein Peanut Butter Energy Balls [Refined Sugar-Free | GF | Vegan]

High Protein Peanut Butter Energy Balls [Refined Sugar-Free | GF | Vegan]

When I am not creating recipes to share online, I work in a Diabetes Education Center and counsel clients on diabetes during various stages including pre-diabetes, newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes, advanced diabetes, as well as type 1 diabetes. Nutritionally, one message always stays the […]

Dandelion Root Latte with Turmeric and Ginger

Dandelion Root Latte with Turmeric and Ginger

I’ve shared some of my favourite features of dandelions spring-time nourishment in my previous post Wild Edibles – Dandelions, How To Harvest and Women’s Health. Why I am so passionate about this common weed is that it is one of the first greens to make […]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

With Valentines Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of a little special something for that special person. If you’re on the Hershey and Nestle-boycott bandwagon you might be shopping in the Fair Trade chocolate aisle this Valentines Day. By blending Fair Trade […]

Easy Five Ingredient Cauliflower Miso Dip with Camelina Oil [Vegan, GF]

Easy Five Ingredient Cauliflower Miso Dip with Camelina Oil [Vegan, GF]

What is Camelina Oil you ask? Let me share with you one of our very own Canadian oils, grown from ancient Camelina Seeds, a relative of the mustard family originating from Northern Europe. It also happens to have one of the highest smoke points of […]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

Medicinal Dark Chocolate Bark Three Ways [Vegan, GF]

This post for Dark Vegan Chocolate Bark Made Three Ways is sponsored by iHerb. As always the opinons are absolutly my own. For me, nothing compares to the dedication and ingenuity of a homemade DIY Christmas Gift. The reducing, reusing and repurposing helps lessen our […]

Easy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies [Vegan, GF, Sugar-Free]

Easy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies [Vegan, GF, Sugar-Free]

This week I participated in a festive cookie swap. Each lady brings her own cookie dough to the party, and at the party, you are able to sample a variety of cookies. At the end, you trade your cookies, package them in a beautiful assortment, […]

Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix + Oatmeal Topper

Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix + Oatmeal Topper

This Pumpkin Spice Trail Mix recipe is sponsored by iHerb In autumn we all take a deep breath out, our memory box filled with summer adventures and good times, and we slowly make the transition into winter. For me, autumn is time to turn the […]

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

It’s hard to not get caught up in all the pumpkin spiced hype. Coffee shops have been on the band-wagon even before the leaves started to turn. Now that October is here, I think it is fair to start filling the kitchen with pumpkin spiced […]

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Hemp hearts are a food that comes up daily in my practice. I recommend it to many of my clients as a great plant-based complete protein that offers a wide nutrient profile including omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and zinc. Generally my focus is on breakfast, […]