Cocoa Banana Muffins (Gluten-Free)

Good morning friends! Happy Tuesday ๐Ÿ™‚ We had so many over-ripe bananas at our house that needed to be used up… so I decided to create a new banana muffin recipe. This recipe is gluten-free and I use the wonderful corn flour by One Degree Organics to do so. You can find their flours andContinue reading “Cocoa Banana Muffins (Gluten-Free)”

Mexican Tortilla Bake (Gluten-Free)

Hello!!!! …. it’s me!!! I am back in Canada and back with my OVEN! WOOO! So of course I rushed into the kitchen to create some new recipes. Today’s creation was a Mexican casserole/lasagna type dish. I used Food For Life‘s gluten-free brown rice tortillas to make the layers. It is an easy filling dishContinue reading “Mexican Tortilla Bake (Gluten-Free)”

Hearty Turkey Chili

Ingredients (serves 12): 2 cans crushed tomatoes 1 can tomato paste 1 can kidney beans, rinsed & drained 1 can chickpeas, rinsed & drained 1 red pepper, chopped 1 red onion, chopped 1.5 cups mushrooms, chopped 1 package (450g) ground turkey 1 tbsp olive oil 4 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp cayenne pepper 2 garlicContinue reading “Hearty Turkey Chili”

Chicken Kale Quinoa Soup

Ingredients: Chicken Meatballs: 1 package ground chicken 1/4 cup egg whites 1 tbsp italian seasoning 1 garlic clove, crushed For the soup: 1 tbsp italian seasoning 1 carton Campbell’s Vegetable Broth 1/2 cup sprouted Tru Roots quinoa 1 large red onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups chopped grape tomatoes 2 bay leaves 2 garlic gloves, crushedContinue reading “Chicken Kale Quinoa Soup”

Sweet Spinach Salad

This is a great salad to bring to a dinner party. I brought it to my Grandfather’s birthday dinner last night! Best part is that it is quick and easy to prepare ๐Ÿ™‚ Ingredients: 1 bag (312g) of baby spinach, washed 1 1/2 cups bean sprouts 1 cup raspberries 1 1/2 cans of mandarin oranges,Continue reading “Sweet Spinach Salad”

Stuffed Pineapple Stir Fry!

Ingredients (serves 2): 1 pineapple, cut in half, carved into a bowl and make diced pineapple pieces to add to stir fry 1 cup TruRoots sprouted quinoa trio (multi-colored quinoa) 1/2 red pepper & yellow pepper, chopped 1 cup broccoli, chopped 1 cup asparagus, chopped 1/2 cup mushrooms, chopped 1/2 cup red onion, chopped 1Continue reading “Stuffed Pineapple Stir Fry!”

Morning Oatmeal

Cooler weather is coming… You know what that means! Warm oatmeal for breakfast. Quit the sodium packed instant oatmeal packs! Regular large flake quick oats are just as fast and easy to prepare without the added sodium. ….I swear there is oatmeal under the fruit decoration ๐Ÿ˜‰ Directions: 1. Put 3/4 cup of oats inContinue reading “Morning Oatmeal”

Almond Crunch Granola

This is my favourite granola recipe yet!.. Almond butter was the perfect ingredient to make crunchy chunks ๐Ÿ™‚ So tasty in yogurt or to nibble on its own! Mix in a bowl: 2 cups large flake oats 1/3 cup almond butter, softened 1/4 cup honey 2 tbsp pure maple syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1 tspContinue reading “Almond Crunch Granola”

Maple Pecan Cinnamon Granola

Combine in a bowl: 3 cups oats 1/3 cup coconut oil, microwave for 10 seconds to make liquid 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup honey 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla 1/3 cup pecans, crushed Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375F 2. Combine all ingredients and mix. Ensure that you microwave the coconut oilContinue reading “Maple Pecan Cinnamon Granola”

Curry Cauliflower “Rice” Stir Fry

What you will need: 1 head cauliflower, finely minced into “rice” 2 large carrots, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 1/2 cups broccoli, chopped 1 cup mushrooms, chopped 1 small red onion, chopped 1 tsp ground sea salt 1 tsp ground pepper 1.5 tbsp curry powder 1 clove garlic, crushed Optional: 2 boneless &Continue reading “Curry Cauliflower “Rice” Stir Fry”