Sweet Treats

Fudgey Chocolate Chip Protein Bites!

Lately I’ve been in need of a pick me up mid-afternoon. I think I’m probably not the only one who might get a mid-afternoon slump of energy on a busy day? I created this recipe to give you a burst of nutritious energy and protein to keep you satisfied during your busy day. Of course..…

One-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake (Vegan-friendly)

Tomorrow night I will be running a class for a group of single ladies. “Cooking for one!” We all need something a little sweet and sometimes its hard to come up with the time and energy to whip up a treat when it’s just for yourself. Well…very little time and energy is required for this…

Dark Chocolate Salted Crunch Bark

One of my all-time favourite dessert/treat recipes! I’ve posted a very similar recipe to this before….and here it is again because it is so tasty!  This recipe is always a hit with my family and it was a big hit with my coworkers as well. This bark didn’t last very long in our fridge! Give…

Chocolate Chunk Energy Bites… with a surprise ingredient!

Guess what these energy bites are made of?! Primarily CHICKPEAS! Who would have thought? Chickpeas are a low fat alternative to use in many recipes. Chickpeas are also a great plant-based source of protein, fibre, B vitamins, and iron. Tonight I am hosting a class on this Versatile Bean at our Sobeys Stratford. This is…

Easter Quinoa Crunch Bites

If you follow my instagram, I just posted a Instagram story making this recipe. Watch the clips and you will see how quickly you can whip up these Easter treats! They are simple and fast to prepare. So if you’re in a hurry, definitely try out this recipe for the weekend. They are always a…

Vegan Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Gluten-Free)

Got a cookie craving?? TRY THESE OUT. They are a huge hit fresh, warm, and gooey out of the oven. Also, delicious from cold storage in the fridge! I made these gluten-free. However, if you do not need to use gluten free oats/flour you can substitute for regular oats/oat flour/all purpose flour. BUT!!! Do NOT…

Chocolate Dipped Chia Energy Bites (happy healthy snacking!)

Hi guys! I am so sorry! I have been MIA from A Teaspoon of Bliss for way too long. I have been very busy with the new job (plus teaching yoga on the side!). Now that I am all settled in, I am ready to get back at it and will continue to share my…

The Ultimate Trail Mix Cookie! A family favourite.

The appearance of these guys doesn’t do the flavour justice. MMMmmm these cookies turned out SO good and they are packed with nutrient dense ingredients (…ALOT of ingredients). What you will need (~18-20 cookies):  Dry ingredients: 1 cup oat flour 1/2 cup gluten free flour (I have used corn flour, almond flour, and quinoa flour,…

Brooke’s Homemade KIND Bars

I love KIND bars especially when I am on the move and looking for something quick and satisfying. They contain a substantial amount of nuts for healthy fats and brown rice syrup for a source of glucose (energy) for your body. So… I decided it’s about time I try to make my own home-made version.…

Dark Chocolate Almond Oat Bark (Vegan + Gluten Free)

Ingredients:  1 cup packed/pitted dates, soften for 40 secs 1/3 cup cashew milk (or milk of choice) 1 cup gluten-free oats 2 tbsp natural almond butter, softened 2 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut ~3/4 cup dark chocolate melting wafers Combine all ingredients except the dark chocolate in a Vitamix or food processor. Blend until evenly mixed. Spread…

Coconut Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies (GF & DF)

First attempt at making cookies out of protein powder turned out quite well! These cookies are gluten-free and dairy-free. Nutrition Facts: 100 cals per cookie, 4.4g fat, 8g carbs, 7.2g protein! Ingredients: Makes 7 cookies 2 scoops Genuine Health’s vanilla protein powder 1/4 cup coconut flour 3/4 cup Silk Unsweetened Cashew Milk 1 tbsp natural…

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