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Appetizers

Easy Coconut Shrimp with Magic Chef Digital XL Air Fryer

July 25, 2019

Crispy shrimp perfection. Coconut shrimp is amazing, and I never thought I could make restaurant quality coconut shrimp at home without frying. But thanks to air-frying, its totally doable, and ...

Shrimp Summer Rolls

July 6, 2019

Whether it be at a Vietnamese or Thai restaurant, I always order a summer roll. Light, fresh and I love the peanut sauce its dipped in. Here, I decided to ...

7 Ingredient Soy Sesame Turkey Meatballs

July 6, 2019

Ground turkey is such an easy protein, and like many of you I'm sure, I take a pack out of the freezer in the morning, but have no idea what ...

Spiced Chicken Skewers on Avocado Purée

June 25, 2015

These Spiced Chicken Skewers on Avocado Purée scream summer BBQ. They are super easy to put together and taste delicious! They are not-too-spicy and have a bunch of vibrant flavors ...

Popcorn Shrimp with Creamy Sweet Chili Dip

May 29, 2015

Popcorn shrimp hits the spot anytime. I love that it doubles as an appetizer or a quick dinner. Plus, paired with this creamy sweet chili dip, it really makes it ...

Quinoa Pizza Bites

April 7, 2015

Pizza in any way, shape or form is welcomed by me, and most kids. Anything that reminds me of pizza makes me very happy. That's why I love these quinoa ...

Healthy Crab Tarts

October 30, 2014

Creamy dips and appetizers are always the hit at any party. (Um, hello hot spinach and artichoke dip!) I mean, what's not to love. Gooey, creamy dips and spreads are ...

Healthy Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip

March 28, 2014

In my group of friends, hot spinach and artichoke dip is always a welcomed appetizer at parties. As delicious as it is, most spinach and artichoke dips (especially those found ...

Coconut Shrimp

March 3, 2014

We used to go this seafood restaurant and they had Coconut Shrimp on their menu. Even when I was a kid, it was something I would order every time.  I ...

Pesto & Cranberry Turkey Meatballs with Pesto Yogurt Dipping Sauce

February 27, 2014

Salty and sweet. Can you ever really go wrong with that combo?!  This recipe came to fruition as I had a package of turkey thawing and I had no idea ...

Roasted Garlic & Butter Mushrooms

November 22, 2013

What is the best way to have mushrooms? With butter and garlic, of course! These mushrooms taste amazing, and I could literally have them for a side dish every.single.night. I ...

Chili Lime Dip

October 3, 2012

Want an ultra fast dip that goes great with chicken, quesadillas, baked fries and grilled veggies? This is it!  It couldn't be quicker and easier, and the flavor is awesome!  ...


Breads, Muffins & Cookies

Apple Oat Scones

September 16, 2018

  Hey all! Its been a hot minute since I posted on the blog. Summer was a busy one. Now that I'm back in the fall routine, my sights are ...

Raspberry Orange Oat Muffins

February 26, 2018

  Snacks for the girls can sometimes be a challenge. If they're too healthy tasting, I find sometimes they are a miss. The balance is creating something healthy, still has ...

Healthier Traditional Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 1, 2017

Chocolate chip cookies are a childhood favourite by many, including myself!  Its hard to beat the nostalgia and taste of a chocolate chip cookie still warm out of the oven. ...

Peanut Butter Raspberry Mini Muffins

January 15, 2016

Peanut butter and jam in a single bite? Heck yah, I'm in! These mini muffins were moist, delicious and with a big boost of peanut butter flavor. A huge hit ...

Healthy Holiday Baking – Global BC Segment

December 1, 2015

Tis' the holiday season, which is my favorite time of year. The holidays can be a challenge when it comes to healthy eating, so these are a few recipes that ...

Outrageous Oatmeal Cookies {Healthier Starbucks Copycat}

November 3, 2015

Call me crazy, but more often than not, I'll choose oatmeal cookies over chocolate chip. I almost don't want to admit that as I'm a chocolate lover. I don't know ...

Healthy Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins

September 25, 2015

Its pumpkin season! So of course, I wanted to add a couple more healthy pumpkin recipes to the list. Oh and by the way, I have a list of all ...

Low Carb Garlic Cheddar Biscuits

August 30, 2015

First off, I wanted to say thanks for sticking around through my posting hiatus! Its been a busy summer, and we've been away for most of it with camping trips. ...

Chunky Monkey Cookies

April 11, 2015

Cookies with chunks are probably the most delicious kind of cookies out there. I mean, what's better than biting into one and getting a chunk of deliciousness. That's exactly the ...

Spinach Muffins

March 30, 2015

Well if I'm going to be perfectly honest, I'm always looking for new ways to get more green veggies into my kids, as well as myself! Unfortunately, my kids don't ...

Chocolate Quinoa Muffins

March 16, 2015

Muffins that taste like a decadent chocolate cake? Yep, these are it! Hard to believe these muffins are completely flourless and the main ingredient is cooked quinoa.  A great friend ...

Cranberry and Orange Scones

January 3, 2015

  Its the new year and time to get back into a regular routine. Breakfast can be a challenge if you're on the go. I love coming up with new ...


Crockpot Convenience

Slow Cooker Chex Mix {Gluten-Free}

December 17, 2015

Chex mix is a classic snack. I love making it around Christmas, or simply any time you want a delicious batch of snack mix! My favorite is the traditional version ...

Slow Cooker Gingerbread Glazed Walnuts

November 21, 2015

Sticky and sweet glazed walnuts. Plus, they are so easy as they are done in the slow cooker. I'm definitely not an expert when it comes to cooking with a ...

Greek Style Chili

September 21, 2013

We are chili lovers in this house. Its such a quick and easy meal to come together and I love when I can do everything in one pot. Perfect for ...

Easy Chicken Stew

January 8, 2013

By popular demand, I've been doing my best to create some easy and healthy dinners. Chicken is a staple in our house, but if you're vegetarian, you could easily replace ...

Stovetop or Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken

December 11, 2012

I'm always looking for new ways to dress up chicken breast. Since I had some apricot jam kicking around in the fridge, I knew something could be done with it.  ...

Canned Soup Substitutions

November 3, 2012

Well....no canned soup that is!  Have you ever read the label of a regular canned soup? Especially the "cream-of" soups?  Some not-so-healthy stuff in there!  The problem is, I notice ...

Slow Cooker Sesame Orange Chicken

March 15, 2012

  This recipe was a great success! A really good flavor in the chicken, and the sauce is amazing! Sweet BBQ sauce paired with an orange essence. The sauce is ...

Slow Cooker Coffee Braised Pot Roast

February 28, 2012

Pot roast, one of the most comforting foods out there. If your family likes meat and potatoes (much like my husband), this recipe will be a hit!  The gravy is ...

Turkey Sloppy Joes

January 19, 2012

If you're a fan of sloppy joes, you absolutely HAVE to try this recipe.  Its an *exclusive* guest post over at Skinny Ms. Slow Cooker.  I can't even tell you ...

Crock Pot Maple Walnuts

December 11, 2011

Since I loved the Cinnamon-Sugar Pecans so much, I had to try another version.  These are great gifts to give away in jars for the holidays. This recipe is lightly ...

Cinnamon-Sugar Slow Cooker Pecans

December 7, 2011

I'm so not crafty when it comes to homemade gifts, but this is so easy, even I could do it! These nuts are delicious and if you're a pecan lover ...

Sweet n’ Sour Chicken

November 30, 2011

  If we ever order Chinese food (which is not very often), Sweet n' Sour pork or chicken is something that we always order. Naturally, this version skips the deep ...


Desserts

Healthy Homemade Fruit Gummies

February 10, 2019

I love when kids snacks are cute and can be made healthier. I mean, what kid doesn't like gummies?! Mine are no exception. Anything sweet and gummy-like that contains fruit ...

Healthier Nanaimo Bars

January 26, 2019

Is it ever a bad idea when there's chocolate?! These Healthier Nanaimo Bars are pretty darn close to the original, as I was having a craving for them post-Christmas. All ...

Healthier Traditional Chocolate Chip Cookies

October 1, 2017

Chocolate chip cookies are a childhood favourite by many, including myself!  Its hard to beat the nostalgia and taste of a chocolate chip cookie still warm out of the oven. ...

Salted Caramel & Chocolate Dairy Free Frozen Pie

August 17, 2016

Hi friends! Its been a while since you've seen a new recipe from me. Sorry about that! Life has taken me in a new career direction, so all is great, ...

Gluten Free Salted Toffee Pretzel Bark

November 25, 2015

If you're a savory and sweet fan, this is the recipe for you my friends. This experiment turned out amazingly well and everybody loves it. You'd never know that its ...

Healthy Pumpkin Crisp

November 14, 2015

Crisps and crumbles. Arguably my favorite dessert. While I love pies, I never want to put in the time and effort to make them. This healthy pumpkin crisp is a ...

Warm Apple Pie Bars with Greek Yogurt Topping

September 3, 2015

It doesn't get much more comforting the apple pie. Apples and cinnamon together is a classic. But unlike regular apple pie, these warm apple pie bars with greek yogurt topping ...

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Protein Bars

July 10, 2015

If I had to choose my favorite berry of all time, it would be blueberries...for sure. I'm so lucky that we can getting them locally, practically in my backyard! Recently, ...

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble Bars

May 19, 2015

Strawberry rhubarb crumble bars are the perfect summertime dessert. Not only are these gluten-free, but they use natural sweeteners and coconut oil instead of butter. Since there is no butter ...

Chunky Monkey Cookies

April 11, 2015

Cookies with chunks are probably the most delicious kind of cookies out there. I mean, what's better than biting into one and getting a chunk of deliciousness. That's exactly the ...

Easy Healthy Peanut Brittle

October 29, 2014

Did you ever have peanut brittle growing up? I sure did. My Mom made it a couple times a year, and we really looked forward to it. The smell. Oh ...

Healthy Blueberry Crisp

September 1, 2014

Sometimes simple is delicious. That's exactly the case with any sort of crisp or crumble. Healthy Blueberry Crisp is one of my favorite things. Pies and crisps are my favorite ...


Dinner in a Dash

Sun Dried Tomato Salmon with Italian Chopped Salad

July 29, 2019

I love when an easy dinner comes together and its delicious! All these flavors go so well together! This meal is packed with healthy fats coming from salmon and olive ...

Easy Coconut Shrimp with Magic Chef Digital XL Air Fryer

July 25, 2019

Crispy shrimp perfection. Coconut shrimp is amazing, and I never thought I could make restaurant quality coconut shrimp at home without frying. But thanks to air-frying, its totally doable, and ...

5 Not Your Ordinary Hot Dogs

July 20, 2019

I don't know about you guys, but in summer, we enjoy quite a few hot dog. Especially when we're camping. The kids love them too. But sometimes I get a ...

Shrimp Summer Rolls

July 6, 2019

Whether it be at a Vietnamese or Thai restaurant, I always order a summer roll. Light, fresh and I love the peanut sauce its dipped in. Here, I decided to ...

Gluten-Free Sesame Noodles

July 6, 2019

I'm always wanting to create healthier versions of my favorite takeout food. Sometimes, I think these versions are even better than takeout. They are less greasy, not filled with sodium ...

Vegan Chickpea Cauliflower Curry

July 6, 2019

I love a good curry. Thai, indian or anything in between. Especially when its done in 1-pot like this vegan chickpea cauliflower curry. This dish has more of an Indian ...

7 Ingredient Soy Sesame Turkey Meatballs

July 6, 2019

Ground turkey is such an easy protein, and like many of you I'm sure, I take a pack out of the freezer in the morning, but have no idea what ...

Balsamic BBQ Sauce Glazed Chicken

July 6, 2019

So happy when BBQ season finally arrives. I want to add some more great recipes to my BBQ arsenal this year and this Balsamic BBQ Sauce Glazed Chicken is a ...

Easy Shrimp Bruschetta Toasts

July 6, 2019

Easy and delicious. To me, that's the name of the game when it comes to pretty much any meal of the day. If its complicated or is too many ingredients, ...

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

March 22, 2019

Spring is finally here! What a brutal winter that was...for everyone across the country! I can't remember the last time we had snow so frequently in Vancouver. Glad its over! ...

Low Carb Sausage and Cabbage Stew (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

March 3, 2019

I'm still having success using my Instant Pot. Meals like these come together very quickly and I love how you can just set it and forget it. The saute option ...

Healthy Turkey Bolognese

February 2, 2019

Not only is this healthy turkey bolognese easy, its also quick. You can get this on the table in the same amount of time it takes to cook the pasta. ...


Dips & Spreads

Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

October 9, 2015

I love love cranberry sauce. Thanksgiving dinner, or any turkey dinner simply wouldn't be the same without it. If you haven't made cranberry sauce before and usually go for the ...

Sugar-Free Raspberry Chia Seed Jam

March 23, 2015

I can't seem to say enough good things about chia seeds! Not only are these little guys a nutritional powerhouse as they are packed with omega 3's, they also have ...

Creamy Dill Garlic Sauce

September 4, 2014

Salmon is on our regular dinner rotation. Its delicious, and you really can't beat the health benefits of those omega 3 fatty acids! With that in mind, I'm always looking ...

Healthy Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip

March 28, 2014

In my group of friends, hot spinach and artichoke dip is always a welcomed appetizer at parties. As delicious as it is, most spinach and artichoke dips (especially those found ...

Healthy Tartar Sauce

January 6, 2014

We love to have fish every week if we can. Mahi mahi is one of our favorites. But truth be told, my hubby doesn't like having his fish plain.  I ...

Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing

November 11, 2013

A friend of mine asked about creating a healthy creamy poppy seed dressing. I was up for the challenge as I haven't found a poppy seed dressing that I'm crazy ...

Oil Free Balsamic Dressing

October 13, 2012

    This recipe is a slight modification from the Whole Foods Balsamic dressing recipe. It is my absolute favorite at the salad bar. You'd never guess it was oil-free! ...

Chili Lime Dip

October 3, 2012

Want an ultra fast dip that goes great with chicken, quesadillas, baked fries and grilled veggies? This is it!  It couldn't be quicker and easier, and the flavor is awesome!  ...

Coconut Crusted Chicken Strips with Pineapple Sauce

September 30, 2011

What reminds you of the tropics more than coconut and pineapple?  This dinner comes together in 30 minutes, and might just please the picky kids, too!

Easy Salmon Glaze

July 15, 2011

I don't know what it is, but I tend to like sweet glazes on my salmon. The sweetness of the orange and tanginess of the mustard goes amazing with salmon. ...

Quick Chimichurri Sauce

February 18, 2011

  Chimichurri is a delicious herb sauce that's a staple in Argentinian cuisine.  It is FABULOUS on steak!  It would also be great on fresh grilled chicken, fish or tofu. ...

Easy Guacamole

November 30, 2010

Great to have with eggs, veggies, a mexican meal, etc! Excellent with crackers or baked chips for holiday entertaining too. Makes 16 servings 2 avocados 1 small onion, finely chopped ...


Healthy Breakfast

Make-Ahead Turkey Sausage and Egg Burritos

July 6, 2019

Need breakfast in a pinch? Me too! Every morning I'm trying to decide what I can throw together for breakfast in 5 minutes or less. I love my smoothies, but ...

Shakshuka with Feta

October 14, 2018

This was my first attempt at shakshuka, and I'm wondering why I didn't do it sooner! Its a great balance of sweet and savory, and such a great brunch idea. ...

Apple Oat Scones

September 16, 2018

  Hey all! Its been a hot minute since I posted on the blog. Summer was a busy one. Now that I'm back in the fall routine, my sights are ...

Chocolate Chip Whey Protein Waffles

February 15, 2016

Breakfast can be the hardest meal of the day, especially when you're rushing out the door in the morning. These chocolate chip whey protein waffles are a wonderful make-ahead option. ...

15-Minute Skillet Chocolate & Peanut Butter Granola

February 3, 2016

If you haven't gotten on board with making your own granola yet, I highly recommend it. Not only for the taste, but for the huge cost savings. To buy an ...

15-Minute Skillet Gingerbread Granola

November 18, 2015

Since I've now discovered how quick and easy skillet granola is, I can't wait to come up with more flavors. My first creation, the 15-Minute Pumpkin Spice Skillet Granola was ...

Pumpkin Spice Whey Protein Waffles

October 16, 2015

Want to make something delicious this weekend? Try these pumpkin spice whey protein waffles. With a hint of pumpkin spice, and a drizzle of sweet cream cheese syrup, this might ...

15-Minute Pumpkin Spice Skillet Granola

October 7, 2015

Granola making just got a whole lot easier. Have you ever burned granola? I have. I find it easy to burn when it goes into the oven. So I thought, ...

Healthy Pumpkin Gingerbread Muffins

September 25, 2015

Its pumpkin season! So of course, I wanted to add a couple more healthy pumpkin recipes to the list. Oh and by the way, I have a list of all ...

Banana Bread Protein Milkshake

September 12, 2015

I love banana bread, and the comforting flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg. With fall fast approaching, I'm so excited to get back into baking and all the flavors of autumn. ...

Spinach Muffins

March 30, 2015

Well if I'm going to be perfectly honest, I'm always looking for new ways to get more green veggies into my kids, as well as myself! Unfortunately, my kids don't ...

Cranberry Apple Bread Pudding Gluten-Free

December 5, 2014

  Truth be told, this is only the second time I've had bread pudding. All I can say is...wow, I've been missing out! Talk about comfort food, and if you ...


Pizza


Protein Bars

Healthier Nanaimo Bars

January 26, 2019

Is it ever a bad idea when there's chocolate?! These Healthier Nanaimo Bars are pretty darn close to the original, as I was having a craving for them post-Christmas. All ...

No Bake Birthday Cake Protein Bars

August 25, 2016

Birthday cake....and sprinkles. Probably one of the most enjoyable treats that exist! So I figured it was about time to put it into a protein bar. The texture of these ...

Eggnog Cheesecake Protein Bars

December 11, 2015

You know when you find a shirt that you love, and go back to the store and buy it in a bunch of other colors? That's how I feel when ...

No-Bake Eggnog Protein Balls

December 3, 2015

I love the flavors of Christmas. That includes gingerbread, toffee, eggnog and pumpkin. Eggnog is something I never liked very much when I was a kid. My Dad used to ...

No-Bake Pistachio White Chocolate Protein Bars

October 23, 2015

Since I can never have enough no-bake protein bar recipes, here is another, and its white chocolate and pistachio! What a great combo this is. I love pistachios. I've made ...

Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake Protein Bars

July 10, 2015

If I had to choose my favorite berry of all time, it would be blueberries...for sure. I'm so lucky that we can getting them locally, practically in my backyard! Recently, ...

Chewy Chocolate Cherry Protein Bars

June 16, 2015

Sometimes, its just easiest to throw a bunch of ingredients into a bowl, then press it into a pan. That's exactly the case with these chewy chocolate cherry protein bars. ...

Chocolate Macaroon Protein Balls

May 21, 2015

I've loved coconut for a long as I can remember. But coconut and chocolate? Oh my gosh. Epic, just epic.  I remember going to the movie theater as a kid ...

No-Bake Hemp and Chia Protein Bars

April 29, 2015

As you can tell, I'm in the midst of a hemp seed and chia seed obsession right now. Don't you hate when you have a special ingredient for a recipe, ...

White Chocolate Cranberry Hemp Seed Protein Balls

April 28, 2015

Not sure what it is about white chocolate and cranberries, but they sure make a great combination. To give you a little story, I've actually loved white chocolate since I ...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Hemp Seed Protein Balls

April 13, 2015

As a blogger, I put things out there for everyone to see. For some, it makes me an easy target to scrutinize. Healthy is very subjective, and I realize that ...

Lemon Bliss Balls

February 27, 2015

  Lemon anything and there's a pretty good chance I'll love it. Lemon and coconut? Not sure if it can get much better in my book! I'm wanting spring to ...


Sides & Salads

7 DIY Starbucks Protein Boxes

July 6, 2019

If you've ever been to Starbucks you've probably seen the protein boxes in the cooler case. Such a great idea, especially if you're on the go. The selection in them ...

Shrimp Summer Rolls

July 6, 2019

Whether it be at a Vietnamese or Thai restaurant, I always order a summer roll. Light, fresh and I love the peanut sauce its dipped in. Here, I decided to ...

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

March 22, 2019

Spring is finally here! What a brutal winter that was...for everyone across the country! I can't remember the last time we had snow so frequently in Vancouver. Glad its over! ...

Tofu Veggie Bowls with Miso Dressing

April 23, 2018

Miso obsessed over here. This recipe is all about the miso dressing. While the tofu and veggie bowl itself was amazing, the recipe I'm posting below is for the miso ...

Quick 10-Minute Teriyaki Sauce

January 30, 2018

  Sweet, delicious teriyaki sauce. I could smother it on so many things. Over rice, over stir fry, mix it with beef for a beef teriyaki. Definitely a lot of ...

Easy Vegan Alfredo Sauce

January 4, 2018

  Hi all! Hope your 2018 is getting off to a great start! I'm sure many of you are getting in the swing with healthier meals after the holidays (me ...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

July 15, 2017

  Hi all! Its been a really really long time since I posted a recipe (gulp, like....seriously guys, its been almost a year!). As with many of you, life has ...

Easy Chickpea Spring Salad with Citrus Dressing

April 4, 2016

Spring is in the air, and this season I'm looking to get more vegetarian and vegan sources of protein. I love having beans incorporated into my lunch meals, so this ...

Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

October 9, 2015

I love love cranberry sauce. Thanksgiving dinner, or any turkey dinner simply wouldn't be the same without it. If you haven't made cranberry sauce before and usually go for the ...

Parmesan Roasted Tomatoes

October 5, 2015

I don't know about you, but I'm always looking for more easy and yummy vegetable side dishes. I made these parmesan roasted tomatoes to eat with our lean proteins throughout ...

Healthy Cauliflower Alfredo Sauce

September 16, 2015

Who's ready to take their alfredo sauce to another level?! I know I am! That's why I created this healthy cauliflower alfredo sauce. It has all the same flavors of ...

Spinach Chimichurri

July 16, 2015

Plain grilled meat got ya down? Prepare to have your mind blown! Gone are the days of having BBQ sauce as the only sauce for grilled meat. This Spinach Chimichurri ...


Smoothies & Protein Shakes

Key Lime Pie Vegan Popsicles

July 14, 2019

Nothing says summer more than popsicles! Growing up, my mom was a popsicle addict and was always making homemade popsicles. So since having the girls, I've always been inspired to ...

Low Cal Margarita

July 6, 2019

You may not know this about me, but I love a good margarita. Salted rim, on the rocks, good tequila. On our recent trip to Mexico, it was my drink ...

Banana Bread Protein Milkshake

September 12, 2015

I love banana bread, and the comforting flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg. With fall fast approaching, I'm so excited to get back into baking and all the flavors of autumn. ...

S’mores Protein Shake

July 29, 2015

It might be because we do lots of camping, but I have a serious love for s'mores. With all the trips we've been doing this summer, I've had to limit ...

Cookies & Cream Protein Milkshake

May 5, 2015

I've always been a fan of a rich and delicious milkshake, although having lactose issues I haven't had a traditional milkshake in a really long time. But of course, with ...

Greek Yogurt Frozen Treats

January 23, 2015

We all need some healthier treat ideas in our life right? I know I do. I'm always looking to fix sweet cravings, but without a ton of calories. That's why ...

Happy Tummy Cranberry Smoothie

November 20, 2014

I can't say I'd ever pass up the opportunity to have a happier tummy! Like many of you, I live in a fast-paced, hectic world. Between school drop offs and ...

Copycat Wendy’s Frosty with Jamie’s Whey Isolate

September 17, 2014

You know I have a mission to make healthy things taste like the unhealthy counterpart. That is certainly the case with this copycat Wendy's Frosty with Jamie's whey isolate. I ...

Peaches n’ Cream Popsicles

July 17, 2014

I've really got on the popsicle making bandwagon this year. The girls are just obsessed with them, and want two a day (at least!). What they don't know is I'm ...

18 Calorie Strawberry Mango Pineapple Popsicles

June 11, 2014

Ever since I made these, the girls have been harassing me for them...daily. But, I don't blame them, they really are good, and so simple to make. When making fruit ...

Vanilla Frozen Yogurt {Sugar-Free, Fat-Free}

May 30, 2014

Summer is upon us, and what better way to celebrate summer than a big serving of frozen yogurt. The fabulous thing about this frozen yogurt, is that its sugar-free, gluten-free ...

Strawberries n’ Cream Protein Pudding

January 20, 2013

This is a super quick snack that I recently did, and even though its 4 ingredients, its amazing! Great for a quick breakfast, or an evening snack to beat those ...


Soups & Stews

Vegan Chickpea Cauliflower Curry

July 6, 2019

I love a good curry. Thai, indian or anything in between. Especially when its done in 1-pot like this vegan chickpea cauliflower curry. This dish has more of an Indian ...

Low Carb Sausage and Cabbage Stew (Instant Pot or Stove Top)

March 3, 2019

I'm still having success using my Instant Pot. Meals like these come together very quickly and I love how you can just set it and forget it. The saute option ...

Easy Dairy-Free Clam Chowder – Instant Pot or Stove Top

January 19, 2019

Clam chowder is one of those meals that provide a lot of nostalgia. The first time I remember having really good clam chowder was as a kid in San Francisco ...

Easy Dairy-Free Indian Butter Chicken

January 5, 2019

Happy New Year guys! Been meaning to get this recipe up for a while, and I know some of you have already made it following my recipe highlight on Instagram. ...

Lazy Lasagna Soup

December 16, 2018

This Lazy Lasagna Soup won for meatless Monday! So happy with how this soup came together and it really tasted like lasagna. I decided to try it meatless using Yves ...

Easy Vegetarian Chili

November 27, 2018

You can never go wrong with a good, hearty chili. Especially when its an easy vegetarian chili. I've been making chili for years, and quite honestly, most of the time, ...

Greek Turkey Sausage Stew

May 12, 2018

  I love easy stews. They are perfect for busy weeknights. The flavors in this greek turkey sausage stew are amazing. Mild sausage with onion, green pepper and greens, then ...

Quick Green Pea Soup

April 2, 2018

  One of the easiest soups on the planet has to be green pea soup. I love making it cause its delicious and so easy, especially when you're using frozen ...

African Peanut Tofu Stew

March 5, 2018

  African peanut stew is one of those recipes that I've been seeing on vegetarian blogs for years but have never made it. I've seen a lot of various versions ...

Spicy Turkey Sausage, Chard and Potato Soup

February 28, 2018

  Its still really chilly here in Vancouver, so soups and stews are in full effect. The inspiration for this recipe was the fresh produce I had on hand. I ...

Detox Soup

December 29, 2017

Happy "almost" new year! Not sure about you, but I'm definitely feeling the after holidays bloat! Not loving when I'm feeling gross! My tummy can't handle too many days in ...

Moroccan Stew

December 1, 2017

  I cannot get enough of stews this winter. Probably because its rained 27 out of 30 days in Vancouver. But I'm not going to think about that, and instead, ...

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