Tag Archives: gluten free



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Lickety Split Breakfast Ideas 4

These breakfast ideas will get you out the door and on your way when time is ticking. Creamy Smoothies The basics for a good smoothie are pretty simple. Plus, you can prep these ahead of time in small mason jars or plastic bags and keep them in your fridge or freezer for a pop and […]


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Many believe that coffee ignites their inner fire and gives them energy to face the day and potential villains. It’s true coffee has a number of energizing and health benefits, however, it also comes with some side effects that are not so stable when consumed in high volumes. I have come to an agreement with […]

SUPER HERO MOCHA

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5 SWAP OUTS TO AVOID THE GOBBLE GUT 0

With one of the biggest feasting days approaching rather quickly, I decided to make sure you are prepared beyond belief to take on Turkey Day with gusto. And not the type of gusto that leaves you unbutton your pants for extra room. I am talking about the I ate delicious food that I actually enjoyed and […]


How to Feed Your Children Without Making Yourself Crazy 0

Although I am sans children, I have had my fill of youngsters in my life for well, my entire life. Coming from a family of 11 with a sister who is 7, I am well-versed in the challenges that mother’s face when trying to feed their children food that is healthy and that they will […]


Raw Food, Nuts, Raw Granola, Dried Fruit, Gluten free granola, Vegan

Simple Gluten Free Granola 0

After doing a segment on The Morning Blend television show on healthy swap out foods for your children, I had a novel idea to make some homemade kick butt granola bars that not only your kiddies will love, but you can feel good about indulging in yourself. The problem with most store bought granola bars, […]


Decadent Frozen Chocolate Pie 0

Decadent Frozen Chocolate Pie This recipe is a guaranteed crowd pleaser and a pleasurable way to enjoy a daily indulgence. Oh, did I mention it is gluten-free, dairy free and totally raw? Uh, yeah…enjoy. Crust 7 Medjool Dates pitted 1 tbsp coconut oil melted 3/4 c pecan pieces/hazelnuts/macademia nuts Directions Combine all ingredients into a […]

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Roasted Leek Chips

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Although not initially intended, this post gives a little shout out to all the men and women serving in our armed forces. Random, right? Give me a minute here and you will see. After spending a delightful day out in the rare Vancouver sunshine, I decided to test out a recipe that was suggested to […]


Creamy Fennel and Broccoli Soup 0

Right when my cabin fever has hit its max, spring has decided to creep its way in. Thank goodness! Time to start shedding some of the heavier layers of winter and step out into the fresh clean air. Spring cleaning isn’t only an annual regime that you partake in on your wardrobe and windows. Your […]

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Pumpkin Seed recipes, Sunflower seed recipes, Nut Health benefits

Nutty Omega Topping 0

Getting your daily recommendation of EFA (essential fatty acids) can be easier and yummier than you thought! I was inspired to make my own recipe of this topping after trying some at the outdoor winter farmer’s market here in Vancouver. What’s with the EFAs? Essential Fatty Acids are just that, essential. Our bodies cannot create them […]