Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

Sunshine Soup (Carrot Apple Ginger)

Are you feeling run down and depleted? I know the feeling firsthand.  One way that I can always cheer myself up is by making homemade soup. I like to call this my Sunshine Soup. Ok there is no sunshine in it but its so bright and vibrant and can really make you feel good. It…

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies… did someone say Cookie?! (insert Cookie Monster voice.) Nomnomnom. These delicious oatmeal cookies are chewy, delicious, gluten free, refined sugar free and completely hit the spot with just the right amount of chocolate.
Beet Hummus

Beet Hummus

Turn up the beets! Beet Hummus is such a winner in my books. I just love how bright and colourful it is. This recipe reminds me that spring is here. It is also gluten free, dairy free, and vegan.  You can pair this with your favourite vegetables or put on toast, gluten free crackers for…

Blueberry Granola Muffins

What’s for breakfast? Love Crunch? My delicious Blueberry Granola Muffins are perfect for a morning treat or on the go snack made with yummy Love Crunch Organic Dark Chocolate and Red Berry Granola. Made with all organic GMO free ingredients. You cant help but fall in love with them! What I also love about their…
Banana Rama Muffins

Banana Rama Muffins

My delightful Banana Rama Muffins are my favourite treat to make on weekends! These delicious beauties are the perfect on the go snack or for breakfast anytime. Packed with yummy bananas, coconut and pecans and topped with crunchy banana chips. You can also add in shredded zucchini’s for extra veggies for your day. Your kids will…
Kale and Sausage Soup

Kale and Sausage Soup

Hearty and healthy Kale and Sausage Soup. Spring is in the air and I could not be happier. I have been going for 2 hour hikes with my dog Ladybug and we are loving it. I see little flowers sprouting up, and the beautiful sunshine. We have so much to be thankful for. This recipe…

Spring Pea and Mint Soup

Spring is around the corner and I could not be happier to make it through another winter. Fresh produce will be flowing into our gardens so soon. I really love having fresh herbs in my garden. There is something so pleasant and rewarding about using your own herbs and vegetables in your dishes. My Spring…
Stuffed Turkey & Veggie Squash

Turkey and Veggie Stuffed Acorn Squash

Whether you have a large dinner party or running solo this Thanksgiving, this is a tasty dinner recipe that will sure satisfy any hunger!  This simple turkey and veggie stuffed acorns tastes as good as it looks. Healthy and delicious, gluten free, grain free, and is a perfect dish this holiday or any night for…
Autumn Warm Apple Crumble

Warm Apple Crisp

This is one of my favourite Thanksgiving desserts. The apples are especially perfect in the autumn season. The leftovers make an even better breakfast! Simple, delicious and did I mention gluten free? The topping is a crispy and sweet, that pairs exceptionally well with the apples. I love using Empire or Fiji apples as they…
Popovers Garlic Parmesan

Garlic Parmesan Popovers (Yorkshire Pudding)

Garlic Parmesan Sage Popovers (also known as Yorkshire Pudding) are literally amazing! Growing up these soft little pillow bites were eaten so fast, that our family often had to make multiple batches. This is one of my favourite childhood dishes and they keep getting better! I changed the recipe slightly to include this garlic parmesan…
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