Author Archives : happyhealthfreak

Healthy Greens Chocolate Pudding

*GIVEAWAY* + Healthy Greens Chocolate Pudding

I’m always looking for ways to sneak in more greens into my meals.  Green powder in smoothies, spinach in spaghetti sauce, avocados in dessert, but instead of trying to hide the flavour I wanted to make the greens the star of the show in this healthy greens chocolate pudding. Nuzest recently sent me their new product, Quick Vita Kick, to…

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread ~ Gluten-Free, Low-Carb

Sundays are meant for relaxing and baking.  At least I think so! It’s my time to relax and work on recipes for the blog.  There’s something about trying a new recipe that gives me a sense of excitement, anticipation and nervousness hoping it turns out and becomes “blog-worthy”.  This Chocolate Zucchini Bread is one of those recipes. Even if you…

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PB and Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding

PB & Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding ~ Vegan, Keto

Have you jumped on the chia seed pudding train yet? If not, you still have time 😀 I’m sure you’ve seen this stuff all over Pinterest, these cute little pudding bowls full of fibrous chia seeds.  It’s so versatile you can have this for breakfast, dessert, snack time…there are no rules when it comes to chia seed pudding! I love…

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Raspberry Layered Fudge

Easter is right around the corner and have I got a dessert for you! If you’re heading to a family gathering or having one of your own or just catching up on Netflix this long weekend, this Raspberry Layered Fudge is for you. I made this recipe using bittersweet chocolate, but you could use stevia chocolate if you really want…

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Tahini Green Dip

Tahini Green Dip ~ Vegan, Gluten-Free

I recently read how people were going bananas for Trader Joe’s Tahini Green Dip.  Since I live in Canada and we do not have a TJs, I felt totally left out. I LOVE tahini and I want to enjoy this dip too!  So I turned to the trusty internet, Googled the product and voila!  There was the list of ingredients. …

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Funfetti Protein Balls ~Vegan, GF

I love how sprinkles make everything look so fun! These protein balls would look pretty boring on their own, but roll them in sprinkles and you have Funfetti Protein Balls!  Let the party begin 🙂 These fellas are so easy to whip together.  Check out the video to see what I mean. I used peanut butter in this recipe but…

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Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

I haven’t posted a vegan dish in a while, it was time!  I love this creamy roasted red pepper pasta for so many reasons: 1. It’s ready in 30 minutes 2. It’s gluten-free and vegan, while still being low-carb (depending on the veggie you spiralize) 3. It’s versatile, if you don’t like spiralized veggies, swap for your favourite gluten-free pasta…

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Slow Cooker Pork & Cabbage Stew

St. Paddy’s Day is tomorrow so in honour of my somewhat Irish side (I may not look Irish but was born a “Kelly”!) I did a bit of a throw back to a recipe I had as a kid. I remember one of my Dad’s favourite meals was pork hocks and cabbage.  To a young kid “pork hocks” sounded pretty…

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