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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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ELDERBERRY CHIA PUDDING

ELDERBERRY CHIA 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 elderberry version look pretty, but it tastes great and is packed with antioxidants, fibre, healthy fats, protein, and pre & probiotics, too!  It’s also suitable for gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, and keto diets.

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CARROT CAKE SMOOTHIE

CARROT CAKE SMOOTHIE

Early in my smoothie making days, my three chicklets requested a carrot cake shake.  Given how much I love all things carrot, I was more than happy to take-on the challenge! We still do variations of this blend on a regular basis — I change up the liquid, the nuts, and the spices, but it’s always a hit!

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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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ALMOND PEACH CRISP (gluten-free, paleo, vegan)

ALMOND PEACH CRISP (gluten-free, paleo, vegan)

We absolutely love fresh local peaches at my house. To be honest, I don’t even buy them through the winter. But during the all-too-short peach season, we go through a basket or two each week!

This crisp is super easy to make and tastes as delicious as it looks! Better still, it is completely free of gluten and refined sugar and suitable for paleo and vegan diets.

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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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