Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies, GF

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies These cookies are high protein, low sugar, vegan, and naturally gluten-free. Plus with no grainy gluten-free flours, these cookies stay moist and gooey in the centre for days. I use roasted almond butter which gave the cookies nice nutty flavour. For the ground flax, I grind my own in my…

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Holiday Detox aka Green Monster Soup

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You might be thinking that there’s no way a bright green bowl puréed veggies can be filling and comforting enough for chilly weather, but this Winter detox soup will prove you wrong. Clocking in well under 100 calories per serving, this warming, hefty soup is packed with flavour and detoxifying stars like vitamin A, vitamin…

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Kabocha Squash stuffed with Black Rice, Kale, and Wakame

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I have a love affair with kabocha !  This squash also known as Japanese pumpkin – is the undeniable, and often overlooked delight. If you’ve encountered this unassuming gem, it has most likely been that buttery component of a Thai curry you just couldn’t place or a veggie tempura. Today it’s time to make kabocha…

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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Cups

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Yes that’s right, vegan, healthy,protein and antioxidant rich CHOCOLATE peanut butter cups (that still taste decadent). Vegan Chocolate Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Refined Sugar-Free) 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1 cup cacao powder 5 tbsp agave nectar/coconut nectar/maple syrup All you have to do is melt coconut oil, then stir in cacao powder and maple syrup…

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Perfect Vegan Pancakes, GF

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Peanut butter, Chocolate, Banana Pancakes Our latest pancake  creation uses a classic combo of peanut butter, chocolate and banana.  These are gluten free, vegan pancakes with a lovely peanut butter taste and chunks of banana rather than it being mashed. Oh and if you make too many (can you though?  Can you ever make too many pancakes?), they…

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Roasted Red Pepper Soup

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This soup is so simple. A lot of people like to add carrots and potatoes but I find that the addition of those items tends to take away from the roasted pepper flavor. I start off by roasting some large red bell peppers. You may wonder why I’m a crazy person and roast my own…

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Vegan Lime Poppyseed Mini Cheesecakes

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Wouldn’t you love to be greeted home with a batch of these? We’re talking mini cheesecakes and not just any ordinary kinda cheesecake! Typical cheesecakes won’t make you feel as good as these vegan version will! Natural sugars, a lot less fat and nutrient rich ingredients just add to their charm! 1 cup finely shredded…

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Chinese Style Green Beans

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Chinese food is one of the great comfort foods,however it could be a caloric bomb waiting to destroy your physique!!!  Today we are sharing a healthy spin on the typical buffet style fried green beans. You can enjoy this delicious side dish without all the added sodium and oils. Add a cup of chickpeas and you have…

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Show me your breakfast….Vegan Parfait

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This Vegan Berry Parfait is a creamy and dreamy our take on normal yogurt based parfaits. This mix of blueberries, strawberries and coconut satisfies all cravings and leaves you energized! 1 can full fat, organic coconut milk 1/3 cup cashews 1 tsp chia seeds 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 tsp cinnamon 2 cups blueberries…

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Roasted Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Quick and delicious is the best way to describe this recipe. That’s why I love stuffed peppers. They can be completely assembled and stored in the fridge in advance, so when you are ready, all you have to do is bake it. Also if you are carb-o-phobe using a pepper as your outer shell saves…

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Healthy Strawberry-Rhubarb Bar

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These easy-to-make bars consist of a crispy oatmeal crust, a thick layer of sweet and tangy fruit filling and a crumb topping. They are perfect with morning cup of coffee, or have one for an afternoon snack……and also for dessert (basically you can eat them anytime) 🙂 Enjoy Crust: 1.5 cups whole raw almonds 1.5 cups…

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Tabbouleh Salad (Parsley Salad)

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Tabbouleh is a healthy, rich and super-green salad with pure Lebanese origins that is known for its spicy-tangy kick.  In traditional Lebanese cuisine this salad is made with burgur- cracked wheat. And on the topic of bulgur, if you are allergic to gluten or simply want a gluten-free version, try substituting the bulgur with Quinoa.…

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