nourishing traditions + sustainable habits

Author: Brittany

Furniture Free Living: a necessity in our small family home

Furniture Free Living: a necessity in our small family home

      It’s good to be back to writing again. I took a few months off to focus on adjusting to our new family dynamic a baby girl to the mix. Its been interesting finding a good balance with all the kids and to […]

Carrot & Zucchini Spice Cake {refined sugar-free & dairy-free}

Carrot & Zucchini Spice Cake {refined sugar-free & dairy-free}

This Carrot & Zucchini Spice Cake is not only moist and sweet but packed with vitamin rich veggies. It’s a perfect recipe for those of you trying to limit your sugar intake or stay away from dairy but still want a healthier indulgence. I’ve always […]

The realities of living in a small home with a big family…

The realities of living in a small home with a big family…

Everyone comes to living in a small family home for a different reason, but the need to simplify when living in a small space is common to all people. Often you will see people make the switch to small home living after they have already begun […]

Apple Mustard Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

Apple Mustard Pan Fried Chicken Thighs

This is not your boring chicken recipe, these apple mustard pan fried chicken thighs are sticky, moist and tender and packed with a sweet and tangy flavour. They are simple to make and can be made in under 30 minutes. I’ve never been a huge chicken […]

The benefits of a simple life for your family

The benefits of a simple life for your family

Simple living, slow living, minimalism, living intentionally, whatever you want to call it has really taken off in the past few years. And for good reason, it has so many benefits to all aspects of our family lives.  Up until now I’ve really focused on […]

Peanut Butter & Tahini Cookies {gluten-free, dairy-free & refined sugar-free}

Peanut Butter & Tahini Cookies {gluten-free, dairy-free & refined sugar-free}

These cookies are a healthier version of the traditional peanut butter cookies with all the same chewy nutty goodness of the original. Not only are these cookies gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free, but with the added tahini they provide some extra calcium into your diet. […]

5 Things Celiacs Wish We Knew…

5 Things Celiacs Wish We Knew…

How much do you know about Celiac Disease? Ever wanted to know what those who suffer from it would most like to tell you? As you know from my last recipe post, May is Celiac Awareness Month (in the US) and I thought I’d share […]

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Brownies {gluten & refined sugar free}

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Brownies {gluten & refined sugar free}

These dark chocolate raspberry brownies are everything a brownie should be–rich, chocolatey, fudgy and delicious but without all the junk. They are gluten-free, refined sugar-free and even paleo friendly (if you are into that). In honour of Celiac Awareness month, I thought I’d focus on […]

5 ways to SIMPLIFY your meal prep

5 ways to SIMPLIFY your meal prep

One of the biggest frustrations I hear from clients regarding changing their eating habits to a healthier diet rich in real foods is the time and energy spent in the kitchen. I’m not going to lie and tell you that it won’t take more effort […]

Sweet Potato & Spinach Falafel

Sweet Potato & Spinach Falafel

These flavour and nutrient packed falafel are the perfect snack to keep your little ones’ hunger cries at bay or just as part of your lunch. Unlike the normal falafel that uses chickpea, this one uses pinto or black beans as the base which adds […]