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}

chocolate energy bars {dairy, gluten & refined sugar free}

One of the most common stumbling blocks I hear when it comes to eating healthy is chocolate cravings. We live in a sugar saturated world, even things that are savory contain high levels of sugar in them. People often worry that if they start eating healthy they will have to give up all treat and … More chocolate energy bars {dairy, gluten & refined sugar free}

Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake {dairy, vegan & refined sugar free}

We celebrated Canadian Thanksgiving last night with some of our friends! A great excuse to make yet another pumpkin flavoured dessert. I’ve been experimenting with a few different pumpkin recipes trying to make them without dairy and sugar, but haven’t found one that I absolutely love until I developed this one. It was based on … More Pumpkin Spice Crumb Cake {dairy, vegan & refined sugar free}