Grilling season is upon us! For those of us in Ottawa it seemed like we'd be stuck in the dead of winter forever. But we've finally made it to the other side I'll be eating everything bbq-ed for the foreseeable future. This grilled pineapple salsa is the perfect addition to all your summer meals. It's bright, fresh, and the perfect balance of sweet and tangy.
Spring is finally here and it has me craving all the fresh, citrus flavours. That even includes sweet treats, which is a departure from my usual chocolate treats but lemon sweets are my hubby's favourite. So I was inspired to create a healthier version of the classic lemon poppy seeds loaf and it definitely does not disappoint!
Dairy-free, paleo, gluten-free, grain-free
Chicken can get a little boring, am I right? Especially when it's prepared the same ol' way every time. I promise you this chicken dish is anything but boring! It's so creamy, and delicious that you'll keep coming back for more.
Paleo, Whole30 approved, Keto, dairy-free.
Looking for a super simple appetizer? These Mexican Devilled Eggs are so easy to make and are filled with flavour. I have to admit that I've never really been a fan of devilled eggs. Basically whipped egg yolks with mayo didn't exactly call out to me. I don't like mayo in general but I knew there was a way I could change up the ingredients to make something super tasty. Plus I love eggs, (even though I'm intolerant, read below to see how I manage to continue eating eggs) so I knew that I could make devilled eggs into a great appetizer.
Is there anything more comforting then a roast for dinner? Especially during these winter months it's so soothing to have a roast with all fixins' amongst friends and family. I used to find roast beef extremely intimidating but it's actually one the easiest meals to make!
This paleo-friendly salmon is hands down my absolutely favourite. Lemon and ginger are always super tasty together, but you add just a hint of sweetness with the maple syrup and now you've got a real winner! This recipe is fresh, light and makes for a perfect summer weeknight dinner. I find people are a little intimidated by cooking fish but it's so simple! Let me explain...
Paleo, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Raw
Who doesn't love a good smoothie?! There is so much opportunity to jam pack your smoothies with heathy ingredients that will supercharge your day. BUT there is also a lot of opportunity for that smoothie to turn into a sugar-packed milkshake. Even when loaded with fruit, the glycemic load of your smoothie can skyrocket in no time. The trick? Load it up with healthy fats, protein and fibre.
Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegan, Paleo, Nut-free option
As you may know, I'm a chocoholic. Always have been. Always will be. These Chocolate Zucchini Muffins really hit the spot. These work well as a regular size muffin but I prefer to make mini muffins so that I can just have a little treat (or maybe I have 2...maybe 3, there's no judgement here!).
Gluten free, Dairy free
Mother's Day is just around the corner and while Mother's Day is also known as international breakfast in bed day for all the Moms out there, it doesn't mean you need to compromise your health. If you're a Mama yourself, you may want to print off this recipe and casually leave it for your family to find... hint, hint, nudge, nudge. Or if you're planning on treating your own Mom to a special breakfast, then these fluffy pancakes will definitely hit the spot.
Dairy-free, Vegan, Paleo, Raw
Creamy caesar salad dressing? Yes please! Caesar salad was one of my favourites growing up, probably because it was drenched in cheese and had limited vegetables which my 10 year old self thought was pretty awesome. While my views on veggies have changed and now you can't name a vegetable that I don't like, I still love the savoury deliciousness of caesar salad. Being dairy-free for over almost four years now, I'm so happy to have an alternative for this tasty salad. Why didn't I make this recipe up years ago?!
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