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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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HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS

HOMEMADE GRANOLA BARS

Have you tried my homemade granola yet?  It’s way lower in sugar than most store-bought versions, loaded with healthy fats, fibre, and plant-based protein, and has been a total hit with all my taste-testers.  Now if that weren’t reason enough to give it a try, here’s another: GRANOLA BARS!

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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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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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MATCHA COCONUT PROTEIN BALLS

MATCHA COCONUT PROTEIN BALLS

I love these tasty Matcha Coconut Protein Balls. They are free of gluten, dairy and refined sugar, but absolutely packed with easy-to-digest energy along with antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats, and protein.  They are great for snack time or breakfast on-the-go.  And they are super simple to make in the food processor or blender, with no baking required.

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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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"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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VANILLA BLUEBERRY CHIA PROTEIN PUDDING

VANILLA BLUEBERRY CHIA PROTEIN PUDDING

I absolutely LOVE this vanilla blueberry chia pudding. It tastes great, looks pretty, and just so happens to be packed with micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants), fibre, healthy fats, protein, and pre and probiotics, too. Doesn’t get much better than that!

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PALEO PUMPKIN OLIVE OIL BREAD

PALEO PUMPKIN OLIVE OIL BREAD

I make Paleo Pumpkin Olive Oil Bread year round.  First of all, pumpkin is way too nutritious and versatile to save for October.  And secondly, this bread is downright delicious. I tried a number of different paleo flour combinations before coming up with the one I used here.  And I must say, the taste and texture are on point. Tender, moist, slightly earthy and sweet with those wonderful notes of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg & cloves.

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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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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHICKPEA COOKIE DOUGH

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHICKPEA COOKIE DOUGH

Crush those cookie cravings with doctor-approved DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHICKPEA COOKIE DOUGH!

Yes, I said chickpea. But trust me on this one — it DOESN’T taste like chickpeas! My cookie dough is SUPER yummy AND happens to be free from dairy, grains/gluten, eggs, and refined sugar, too! Better still, it is absolutely loaded with antioxidants, fibre, protein, and healthy fats.

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