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! GiveContinue reading “Dark Chocolate Salted Crunch Bark”

Mexi-Quinoa Bake

  Ahh!! We all love one-dish quick and easy meals. Right? Especially if they’re healthy ones. This Mexi-Quinoa bake is healthy, quick, delicious, and has just the right amount of spice. This recipe uses ground chicken instead of the traditional use of ground beef. Quinoa instead of rice. Nutritional yeast to lower the use ofContinue reading “Mexi-Quinoa Bake”

Lemon Poppy Seed Bites by Genuine Health (No Bake)

Hi friends! Check out this Lemon Poppy Seed Bite recipe created by my friends at Genuine Health. I know I’ve preached about their amazing protein powder before….but I really wasn’t kidding. Also, I just tried their new chocolate protein powder. I shook it up with some almond milk….. and it was delicious just like that?!Continue reading “Lemon Poppy Seed Bites by Genuine Health (No Bake)”

Brown Rice Crisp Granola Bars

These pretty little babies are gluten-free, refined sugar free… and technically if you want to remove the dark chocolate chips/drizzle (I think not) they can be dairy-free. YUM YUM YUMMMM. Ingredients (Makes ~ 8-10 bars) : 1 1/2 cup Cocoa flavour Brown Rice Cacao Crisps Cereal from One Degree Organic Foods 1 1/2 cup Hilray Gluten-freeContinue reading “Brown Rice Crisp Granola Bars”

Chocolate Banana Chia Muffins (Mmmm!)

Chia seeds are a great addition to many recipes. They contain the Omega-3 fatty acid, ALA, which is an essential fat. Therefore, it must be consumed in the diet. 1TBSP of chia seeds contain 3 grams of omega-3 fatty acids and 3 grams of protein! Additionally, I added ground flax and wheat germ for aContinue reading “Chocolate Banana Chia Muffins (Mmmm!)”

Quinoa Flour “Pita Bread”

Ingredients (serves ~2): 1 1/2 cups quinoa flour 1/4 cup egg whites 1 tbsp olive oil 1.5 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 cup water Optional: Add a pinch ground salt and pepper Mix all ingredients in a small bowl (The consistency should resemble that of pancakes). Preheat the oven to 350F. In a skilletContinue reading “Quinoa Flour “Pita Bread””

5-Minute Dip! Holy Guacamole

Ingredients: 1.5 medium sized avocados 1 tsp lemon 1/2 tomato, chopped/diced 1/4 red onion, chopped/diced 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tsp cilantro, chopped (add more if you’re a cilantro lover unlike me!) Pinch crushed ground pepper Pinch crushed sea salt Directions: 1. Mash the avocados and combine with the rest of the ingredients. 2. ServeContinue reading “5-Minute Dip! Holy Guacamole”

Date Squares [Paleo, GF, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar Free]

Ingredients: Top & Bottom Layer: 2 cups oats (I used Hilary gluten-free) 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 cup maple syrup 1 tsp coconut sugar 1/4 tsp baking soda Pinch nutmeg Pinch cinnamon Date Filling: 375g dates (the packed and pitted packages) 1 cup water 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tspContinue reading “Date Squares [Paleo, GF, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar Free]”

Chickpea Dark Chocolate Bark

You need to make this. It is like a healthier, lower fat, guilt-free twist on the traditional almond/nut chocolate barks…. BUT BETTER. Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas 1.5 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp ground sea salt 1.5 cups dark chocolate wafers (70%) Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 400F 2. Rinse and drain chickpeas. Mix in aContinue reading “Chickpea Dark Chocolate Bark”

Cauliflower “Alfredo” Sauce (Dairy Free & Vegetarian Option)

Ingredients: 3/4 of a medium head of cauliflower 1/4 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth 1 tbsp olive oil 2 small cloves garlic, crushed 3 tbsp nutritional yeast 4 fresh basil leaves, chopped 1 tsp ground sea salt 1.5 tsp ground pepper 1/2 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth 1 tsp onion powder 1 tspContinue reading “Cauliflower “Alfredo” Sauce (Dairy Free & Vegetarian Option)”