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 loved carrot cake, there is just something about the spices … More Carrot & Zucchini Spice Cake {refined sugar-free & dairy-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. I created this recipe a few weeks ago when trying … More Peanut Butter & Tahini Cookies {gluten-free, dairy-free & 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 some gluten-free recipes. While I myself don’t suffer from the … More Dark Chocolate Raspberry Brownies {gluten & refined sugar free}

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

While I always advocate to avoid sugar as much as possible, sometimes you just need a cookie. So when you get than hankering, make sure you have some healthier treats in your baking arsenal that don’t use refined sugars. But something I always have to remind myself is that even unrefined sugar affects my blood … More Oatmeal Raisin Cookies {gluten, dairy & refined sugar free}

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

I know for a lot of people the holidays kills their healthy eating habits, but it doesn’t have to. There are many ways that we can enjoy the holiday foods without risking our health or sabotaging our ‘diets’. I put it in quotes because personally I don’t beleive in diets in the way our society … More some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

gingerbread cookies {dairy & refined sugar free}

Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean you either need to stuff your face with tons of sugary treats or that you have to deprive yourself of all the good treats either. With the Christmas season comes many cherished traditions in my family that also includes unhealthy food–cookie decorating, drinking peppermint hot cocoa, eating … More gingerbread cookies {dairy & refined sugar free}