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HOMEMADE POPSICLES

HOMEMADE POPSICLES

What better treat on a hot summer day than an ice cold popsicle!  Here I have 2 different flavours. The first is a fresh and tangy Blackberry Elderberry & Lemon combo.  The second is “PBBJ” — a play on everyone’s favourite PB&J, with an extra “B” twist! 

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PRETTY IN PINK FROZEN YOGURT BARK

PRETTY IN PINK FROZEN YOGURT BARK

Frozen yogurt bark is a nutritious and delicious family-friendly summer treat.  It’s super simple to prepare and can be made with dairy or non-dairy yogurt and your choice of toppings.

Here I made a pretty pink version using my favourite Salus Red Beet crystals. It was a hit with my whole family.

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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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BLUEBERRY, BASIL & BOOCH SMOOTHIE

BLUEBERRY, BASIL & BOOCH SMOOTHIE

I love this fresh & flavourful gut-healthy blueberry, basil & kombucha blend.

The blueberries and basil pair beautifully and you get a wonderful creaminess from the frozen cauliflower (trust me!) and coconut milk.  Better still, it’s packed with all the goods — micronutrients, fibre, healthy fats, protein, and pre & probiotics too!

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PURPLE POWER SMOOTHIE BOWLS with elderberry & blueberries

PURPLE POWER SMOOTHIE BOWLS with elderberry & blueberries

I absolutely love these pretty purple elderberry & blueberry smoothie bowls. Not only do they look and taste amazing, but they’re packed with micronutrients, fibre, healthy fats, and protein, too!

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GOLDEN MANGO CHIA PUDDING

GOLDEN MANGO CHIA PUDDING

My whole family loves this turmeric-boosted mango chia pudding.  Which makes Doctor Mom pretty darn happy since it is absolutely packed with micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants), fibre, healthy fats, and plant-based protein!  Doesn’t get much better than that!

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SUPER SEED SLAW

SUPER SEED SLAW

I absolutely love this colourful seed-packed coleslaw.  It’s bright and beautiful with a variety of textures, plus it’s super easy to make and bursting with fresh flavour and health benefits.

I basically used every seed I had in my pantry for this salad, but feel free to use your choice of seeds and/or nuts.  They’re a great source of healthy fats and plant-based protein, and add a wonderful crunch to this family-friendly slaw.

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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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SMOKED SALMON, MUSHROOM & SPINACH FRITTATA

SMOKED SALMON, MUSHROOM & SPINACH FRITTATA

This is the kind of dish I can eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  It’s quick, easy, and well-balanced, not to mention super tasty and satisfying. I love the combination of smoked salmon, mushrooms, greens, and creamy vegan cheese. Sometimes I cut it up and serve it on homemade paleo bagels — cream cheese & lox frittata sandwiches are my jam!

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MISO CILANTRO EDAMAME DIP

MISO CILANTRO EDAMAME DIP

This fresh & flavourful dip is super easy to make and packed with antioxidants, fibre, and tasty gut-healthy ingredients like ginger and miso. I love to use it as a dip for crackers and crudités, a topping for toast, pizza, salad, eggs, baked potatoes and roasted vegetables, or a flavour booster for proteins.

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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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ALMOND BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHUNK PROTEIN COOKIES

ALMOND BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHUNK PROTEIN COOKIES

Cuz who doesn’t love freshly baked chocolate chunk cookies?!?  Bonus is, these tasty low-carb treats are grain, gluten, & refined sugar free, and packed with healthy fats and protein.  Know what that means? Go ahead a have a couple for breakfast!

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BLUE MYLK LATTE CHIA PROTEIN PUDDING

BLUE MYLK LATTE CHIA PROTEIN PUDDING

I absolutely love chia pudding. It’s nutritious and delicious and can literally be thrown together in just minutes the night before for a quick and easy breakfast, snack, lunch, or dessert.

Not only does this Blue Mylk Latte version look pretty, but it tastes great and is packed with antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats, protein and pre & probiotics, too!

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MATCHA SUPERFOOD CHIA PUDDING

MATCHA SUPERFOOD CHIA PUDDING

Chia pudding is an easy make-ahead, grab-and-go breakfast staple at our house.  It is nutritious, delicious and versatile, and can literally be thrown together in minutes the night before.

Here I have made my chia pudding wonderfully creamy and satisfying by using coconut milk and collagen peptides for extra healthy fat and protein.  It has also been amped-up a couple notches thanks to antioxidant-rich matcha and chlorella powders.

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SUPER SEEDY PROTEIN PORRIDGE (sweet or savoury)

SUPER SEEDY PROTEIN PORRIDGE (sweet or savoury)

This is a great low-carb grain-free nut-free breakfast option.  It’s packed with antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats and protein and works well with sweet or savory toppings (hello poached egg and avocado!).

Super Seedy Protein Porridge has a wonderful mix of textures thanks to the toasted seeds and creamy coconut milk. What a wonderful way to start the day!

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