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Chocolate Protein Pancakes with Chocolate sauce

Perfect Chocolate Protein Pancakes

They are gluten free, refined sugar free, packed with protein and taste absolutely amazing! Simply a perfect treat for weekend brunch. The sweetness of the bananas go perfectly with the cocoa without any added sugar. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

Artichoke Cheesy Toasts

This is an incredible family favourite crowd pleasing recipe! It is very easy to make. It is such a great appetizer for any occasion and is bursting with flavour. I love using gruyere and Parmesan cheese for this dish. It pairs so nicely with the artichoke hearts and any type of sourdough bread will do.…
Chocolate Proetin Brownies

Chocolate Protein Brownies

Craving some sweet treats? My Chocolate Protein Brownie recipe will satisfy all your cravings without adding to your waistline. The best part is that they are gluten free, dairy free and #vegan! I have been trying to come up with fun ways to eat more protein and these are a great sweet treat and completely hits…
Healthy Chinese Chicken salad with bright vegetables and a peanut dressing

Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad

Taste the rainbow! Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad like you’ve never had before. This fresh recipe is completely gluten free and all the vegetables are raw. Making it an absolutely nutritious and delicious salad. Not to mention the most beautiful colours! I replaced the chow mein noodles with unsalted chopped peanuts. They are alot healthier than…
Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting and lemon zest with a pecan on top

Carrot Cake Muffins with Cream Cheese Frosting

I love making these muffins around Easter time but honestly they are so delish that you can enjoy them anytime of the year. These muffins are gluten free and contain very little sugar. Personally, I do not like a lot of sugar, but this frosting is the bomb and seriously addictive. The cream cheese frosting…
Homemade Garlic Bruschetta

Best Homemade Brushcetta

I never met a bruschetta I didn’t like. What is better than sweet tomatoes, savoury garlic, Parmesan cheese over a bed of crusty bread?! Sign me up please! It takes me right back to Italy, drinking the house wine, and eating my way through the beautiful countryside. This homemade Bruschetta is easier than you think!…
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ok I admit it. I had a craving this past week for cookies and I could NOT resist. So I made these Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. These are sweet and salty, super moist and chewy! Absolutely delicious and completely hit the spot. This is a great recipe that you can make with kids, or…
Banana Nut Crunch Muffins

Banana Nut Crunch Muffins

Ok I admit it. I am not a good baker. I honestly have the best of intentions but it is not my strong suit. Luckily for you, my super talented cousin Jessie is a phenomenal baker! In fact, she has her own delicious sweet treats blog called www.jessiebakestreats.com She bakes with her two beautiful toddlers…
Healthy baked bagels

Healthy Baked Bagels

These soft chewy delights are perfect for breakfast, or if you want a great quick snack! Plus, they taste so GOOD! They are so easy to make. You will never want to buy a store bought bagel ever again! No boiling necessary. I am obsessed with the taste of these fresh bagels. Especially, everything but…

Baked Blueberry Donuts

Baked Blueberry Donuts are my new favourite. I’ve been craving these bad boys for awhile now and I am so excited to finally share with you. I know what you are thinking, how can donuts be healthy? Well I’ve created an awesome recipe for you to try. These yummy Blueberry Donuts are baked not fried.…
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Hi, I'm Rachelle

The Vivacious Gourmet

I make delicious healthy recipes that are simple to make, with wholesome fresh ingredients.

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