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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 […]

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 madeĀ in under 30 minutes. I’ve never been a huge chicken […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chilli & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Chilli & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

This recipe is simple and really can be made with almost any veggie. It’s great for a busy weeknight meal as it takes under 30 minutes to prepare. You can do the chopping while you are cooking or if you are really in a hurry […]

Mix & Match Granola {gluten & refined sugar free}

Mix & Match Granola {gluten & refined sugar free}

I’m not a huge cereal fan, but granola is a whole other ballgame. I love granola and could eat it for ages (if I let myself). Don’t let the packaging trick you, almost all of the store-bought granola are anything but healthy. If you take […]

Cheesy Sweet Potato Crackers {dairy & gluten free options}

Cheesy Sweet Potato Crackers {dairy & gluten free options}

I don’t know about your family, but my two little boys love crackers. They could eat them all day, but me I’m not a huge fan. To me, they are just filler food with no nutrients to offer, not to mention all of the unpronounceable […]

Savoury Sweet Potato Muffins: a perfect protein rich and nutrient dense snack for the whole family

Savoury Sweet Potato Muffins: a perfect protein rich and nutrient dense snack for the whole family

The motivation for creating this recipe came from my frustration with the 3 little words, “Mom, I’m hungry!” I become exhausted trying to find healthy snacks for my boys between meals that are quick and provide extra vegetables and protein. These are two things I […]

Banana Beetroot Pancakes {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

Banana Beetroot Pancakes {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

With Valentine’s Day coming up I wanted to share a healthy way of bringing some fun nourishing pinkness to your breakfast table that is very tasty as well perfect for those with dairy or gluten allergies. These pancakes include 4 eggs and beetroot so not […]