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PUMPKIN PIE SMOOTHIE

PUMPKIN PIE SMOOTHIE

This is one of my favourite fall smoothies.  It’s like pumpkin pie in a glass — yet it’s refined sugar free and absolutely loaded with veggies, fibre, healthy fats, plant-based protein, and adaptogens, too!

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MOCHA CHIA PUDDING

MOCHA CHIA PUDDING

I absolutely love chia pudding.  And this chocolate coffee combo tastes AMAZING, is super quick & easy to make, and happens to be packed with micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants), fibre, healthy fats, and plant-based protein, too!  Doesn’t get much better than that!

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CHOCOLATE CARROT CAKE QUINOA

CHOCOLATE CARROT CAKE QUINOA

I love this chocolate veggie-boosted quinoa porridge.  It contains no dairy, grains/gluten or refined sugar, but is packed with all the goods — fibre, complex carbs, healthy fats, and plant-based protein.  Better still, it can be made ahead for a quick morning meal and served warm or cold.

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MOCHA OVERNIGHT PROTEIN OATS (with added veggies!)

MOCHA OVERNIGHT PROTEIN OATS (with added veggies!)

My hubs absolutely loves these chocolate & coffee overnight oats. And why wouldn’t he?!? I mean, we’re talking two of the world’s best things combined into one nutritious-and-delicious breakfast bowl!

Better still, this easy, make-ahead meal delivers loads of micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants) along with fibre, healthy fats, protein, and adaptogens, too!

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CREAMY NUTELLA BUCKWHEAT PORRIDGE

CREAMY NUTELLA BUCKWHEAT PORRIDGE

I’ve got another nutritious-and-delicious recipe for all you Nutella lovers out there!

Here I cooked up some creamy buckwheat porridge and used it to make a super yummy, super satisfying chocolate hazelnut breakfast bowl! This porridge is thick, creamy, and decadent with that wonderful Nutella-like flavour.  Yet it’s free of refined sugar and packed with fibre, protein, and healthy fats, too!

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CHOCOLATE "RISOTTO" (grain-free)

CHOCOLATE "RISOTTO" (grain-free)

If you’re a chocoholic like me — and especially if you love chocolate for brekkie — this is one you really gotta try.

My “risotto” is made with cauliflower.  Don’t let this scare you off — it has an amazing texture and flavour and a couple of my taste-testers actually thought it was rice!  It also happens to be dairy-free, grain-free, and packed with antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats, protein, adaptogens, and even pre and probiotics!

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MUG CAKE

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE PROTEIN MUG CAKE

Rich, fudgy chocolate cake in minutes?!  Count me in! Especially when it’s healthy enough to eat for breakfast!  Yup, this sexy single serving sensation is packed with antioxidants, healthy fats, fibre, and protein. It’s also nut-free and suitable for vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and keto diets.

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"DOUBLE DOUBLE" CHOCOLATE BANANA CAKE (grain-free, nut-free)

"DOUBLE DOUBLE" CHOCOLATE BANANA CAKE (grain-free, nut-free)

This “Double Double” Cake — double chocolate and double banana — is made with both ripe bananas and banana flour. It’s nut-free, grain-free, gluten-free, and paleo-friendly, and makes a perfect nutritious-and-delicious treat for breakfast, snack time, dessert, or school lunch boxes.  It has a texture that’s a cross between a fudgy brownie and good old fashioned snacking cake. Better still, it’s refined sugar free and packed with healthy fats and protein!

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD BAKED OATS

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD BAKED OATS

I love these easy vegan baked oats.  They can be enjoyed warm from the oven or made ahead and served cold or reheated for a quick weekday breakfast.  You get to enjoy all the chocolatey banana bread-like goodness, but with no refined sugar and loads of healthy fats, fibre (almost 10g!), and over 12 grams of plant-based protein.

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"REESE'S" PEANUT BUTTER BALLS (or EASTER EGGS)

"REESE'S" PEANUT BUTTER BALLS (or EASTER EGGS)

I absolutely love these healthier “Reese’s” copycat candies. They’re rich and creamy with that chocolatey peanut buttery goodness we all know and love.  You’ll barely believe that they’re refined sugar-free, vegan, low-carb/keto, and easily modified to be paleo and nut-free, too!

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CHOCOLATE CHAGA BARU BUTTER

CHOCOLATE CHAGA BARU BUTTER

I was recently introduced to Baru seeds and I love them! They taste like a cross between peanuts and cashews except they are nut-free & school-safe. Baru seeds are rich in plant-based protein as well as fiber and vitamin E.

This is a recipe for a chocolate & adaptogen baru seed butter that my whole family loves!

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CHOCOLATE ALMOND KEFIR OATS

CHOCOLATE ALMOND KEFIR OATS

I love this kefir-based version of my Chocolate Almond & Adaptogen oats. Super yummy and satisfying, good for the gut, easy to make, and packed with antioxidants, adaptogens, fibre, healthy fats, protein, and pre and probiotics, too.  Doesn’t get much better than that!

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CHOCOLATE ALMOND & ADAPTOGEN OVERNIGHT OATS

CHOCOLATE ALMOND & ADAPTOGEN OVERNIGHT OATS

These chocolatey overnight protein oats have been on repeat at my house. They’re super easy to make. They taste like dessert. And they’re packed with antioxidants, adaptogens, fibre, healthy fats, protein, and pre and probiotics, too.  Doesn’t get much better than that!

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CHOCOLATE SWEET POTATO "NOATS" (grain-free porridge)

CHOCOLATE SWEET POTATO "NOATS" (grain-free porridge)

This grain-free no-oats (“noats”) sweet potato porridge may sound odd, but it is SUPER tasty! Better still, it’s packed with micronutrients, fibre, healthy fats and protein for a complete and satisfying meal.

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"NUTELLA" COOKIE DOUGH (OR COOKIES)

"NUTELLA" COOKIE DOUGH (OR COOKIES)

I first made this uber-tasty edible double chocolate hazelnut cookie dough for World Nutella Day. Not sure who comes up with all these food holidays, but this is one I would be happy to celebrate every week!

Good news is, “Nutella” Cookie Dough is so healthy you don’t need an excuse to eat it. It’s packed with healthy fats, fibre, and protein, and is vegan, gluten-free, paleo & keto-friendly, too!

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