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Spiced Apricot Balls (V, GF, NF)

By | 2017-01-21T09:09:32+00:00 January 21st, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Snacks|

I've always had a huge sweet tooth growing up. I mean what's life without some sweetness and pleasure? ;) Thankfully, you don't have to sacrifice your health to satisfy the sweet cravings, especially when you can make delectable treats like these spiced apricot balls in less than 10 minutes! Made out of wholesome nutritious ingredients and free [...]

Cranberry Coconut Bars (V/GF)

By | 2017-01-08T10:54:54+00:00 January 7th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Snacks|

These cranberry coconut bars were born during the holidays as I opened up the fridge and saw a big jar of cranberry sauce sitting in there with no plans ;) The idea of mixing coconut and cranberries came from these to-die-for cranberry cheesecake bars from the lovely Erin Ireland, which I have yet to make! These [...]

Raw Matcha Lime “Cheesecake” with Pistachio Crust (V/GF)

By | 2017-01-07T11:43:27+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Desserts|

This raw, vegan, and gluten-free matcha lime cheesecake with a pistachio crust has got to be on my list of top 3 favorite desserts of all time! I would describe it as airy, fluffy, creamy, not too sweet, and rather refreshing! I love raw desserts because I find them somewhat fool-proof. It's hard to mess them up since there's [...]

No-Bake Fudge Brownies (V/GF)

By | 2017-01-08T18:26:59+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Snacks|

How can I best describe these brownies?? Well, fudgy, dense, rich and chocolatey are the first words that come to mind. I made these last weekend after a night out with friends. I came home late at night, craving something smooth and chocolatey that could be made in less than 15 minutes. After all, I wanted to crash [...]

Fermented Carrot Cake Oats (V/GF)

By | 2017-01-25T12:28:40+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Snacks|

If you've been following my Instagram page for a while, you probably know how obsessed I am with green smoothies. That being said, I have to say I'm a big proponent of eating according to seasons. So during fall and winter, I try to reduce my smoothie intake and include more warming and hearty dishes like oatmeal [...]

Golden Quinoa Porridge (V/GF)

By | 2017-01-10T13:01:45+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts|

As we move toward the colder months of the year, my body asks for more and more warming dishes, especially in the morning for breakfast. The recipe I'm going to share with you today is one of my clients and my own favorites, not only because of its aromatic spices and the sweet delicious taste, but also [...]

Top 10 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes (V/GF)

By | 2017-01-10T12:55:11+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Main, Snacks|

With Amercian Thanksgiving a few days away, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of some of my favorite healthy and delicious recipes that you and your guests would love. These recipes are perfect for people with dietary restrictions (vegan, gluten-free, Paleo) or those who just want to include more [...]

Almond Pulp “Bounty” Chocolate Bars (V/GF)

By | 2017-05-17T09:55:25+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Snacks|

After making another batch of almond milk last week I was trying to come up with a new and exciting way to use up the leftover pulp. I dread putting food to waste, so I often use the pulp in cookies, blondies, macaroons, or crackers, or freeze it for future use. This time I thought why not mix [...]

Raspberry Chia “Cheesecake” (V/GF)

By | 2017-03-29T18:56:18+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Desserts, Snacks|

Did I seriously make my own birthday cake? The answer is YES and I'm going to tell you why! Ever since I got into nutrition and healthy cooking I've tried not to bring store-bought sweets into my home as much as possible. I'm not a health freak and I believe in the 80/20 rule, which [...]

4-Ingredient Red Velvet Pancakes with Creamy Cashew Cheese Sauce (V/GF)

By | 2017-01-12T16:49:37+00:00 December 23rd, 2016|Categories: Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts|

Nothing says weekend better than a tall stack of warm and fluffy pancakes. Are you with me on that? As much as I love to have pancakes every day, they do take quite some time to prepare, so they are usually a weekend affair at our place. I have been trying to simplify this process, however, [...]