Low-Carb Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

Low-Carb Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with buttercream frosting.  Made with coconut flour, xylitol and rich dark cocoa, they will not disappoint! Halloween is right around the corner. You know what that means? How many times will I say “Just one more” to those cute mini-chocolate bars? Or “They’re so tiny I can eat 20 of them!  That equals a full-sized chocolate…

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Turkey & Pork Sliders on Sweet Potato Toast

Turkey & Pork Sliders on Sweet Potato Toast “buns” make these mini-burgers so fun and delicious to eat. The perfect gluten-free paleo dinner! When did it become cool to eat mini versions of things? Appetizers aside, why the heck are we eating mini-doughnuts, cake pops and sliders?  Don’t even get me started on Miniature Space. Those videos are mesmerizing. But…

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Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

Turmeric is one of those things that I LOVE to eat but HATE to cook with. Why? I love it because it’s basically the most amazing nutritional supplement EVER! I hate it because it turns everything it touches a bright yellow/orange colour.  It’s really hard to get off your skin, nails, cutting boards, plastic utensils – everything!  Once, I got…

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Low-Carb Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Rhubarb is one of those veggies that I rarely cook with, not because I don’t like it, I just never think to try it.  To be honest, I think the only time I’ve had rhubarb is in my mom’s strawberry rhubarb pie.  So when my boss gave me a big bag of it I was a little hesitant because I…

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Syrup

Hold onto your touques, it’s that time of year again – PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! To be honest, I don’t mind. I love all things pumpkin.  A quick search on my blog will tell you so šŸ™‚ You know pumpkin season has arrived when Starbucks releases it’s PSL (that’s Pumpkin Spice Latte for you newbs).  It’s sweet and full of pumpkin flavour…

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Nuzest Chocolate PB Protein Fudge + GIVEAWAY

**GIVEAWAY BELOW** There are a few things that give me satisfaction in life: cutting into a perfect avocado, when you wake up early and realize it’s Saturday and finding a vegan protein powder that actually tastes good.  Most protein powders are filled with added junk and an ingredient list a mile long, or they have clean ingredients but are chalky…

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Pear Salad

Pear, Blue Cheese & Walnut Salad

What do you do when your awesome neighbours give you a giant bag of fresh pears from their pear tree? Make pear crumble! I mean, a healthy salad. (OK, full disclosure, I made the pear crumble first, then decided I should make a salad – it’s all about balance folks) Blue cheese and a tangy dressing goes perfectly with the…

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Hawaiian Chicken Kabob

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

Ummmm…how is it September already!? I know we say the same thing every year, but WHERE DID SUMMER GO!?  Luckily for us the weather is still amazing and I am not about to slow down my BBQ season because September decided to show up. This recipe is perfect to keep your mind on the dog days of summer without thinking…

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