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Tofu Breakfast Tacos with Orange Slaw

Breakfast is one of my favourite meals of the day and I’m always excited to prepare new and healthy alternatives. My take on healthy tacos for breakfast include pan fried chipotle spiced tofu with the most amazing orange cabbage slaw.  These are delicious and easy to whip up for a weekday breakfast and a real crowd-pleaser for those big weekend brunches. I have partnered with … Continue reading Tofu Breakfast Tacos with Orange Slaw

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Buckwheat & Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies (Gluten-free)

Buckwheat cookies are an amazing alternative for those with gluten intolerance. Made with healthy and hearty wholesome ingredients such as medjool dates, coconut, and my favourite – hazelnuts! Hazelnuts can be substituted in this recipe, but these go nicely with the buckwheat and chocolate. These are so tasty you won’t miss a thing, my 7 year old loves them and we’ve made them many times. … Continue reading Buckwheat & Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies (Gluten-free)

Hazelnut Mylk Recipe (vegan, gluten free)

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Tips for Hosting a Successful Dinner Party

I recently held a backyard bbq dinner party to celebrate the changing of the seasons in partnership with Cascade Platinum #sparklingclean. I had the opportunity to put the product to the test and I must say, I’m impressed! Not only did it remove the hard, cooked on food residue, it left all of my dishes sparking clean! In order to host a successful dinner party, … Continue reading Tips for Hosting a Successful Dinner Party

Almond Butter

Have you always wanted to make your own Almond Butter? Well now you can with a few simple steps + ingredients. It’s so delicious your first batch won’t last long! Enjoy! 🙂 Almond Butter Recipe: 1 cup of raw almonds (preferably organic) 1/2 tsp fleur de sel or Cyprian sea salt 1 tblsp almond oil (or coconut oil) 1 tblsp honey 1/4 tsp ground vanilla … Continue reading Almond Butter

Summer Zucchini Tart

Recipe: 1 sheet of puff pastry,  thawed 1 large zucchini,  sliced into thin ribbons with a mandolin 100 grams sheep’s feta Fleur de sel (or kosher salt) Fresh black pepper Herbs de Provence Olive oil Fresh rosemary sprigs Preheat oven to 425° F Line a baking sheet with parchment Roll out your puff pastry and sprinkle some feta and drizzle a little bit of olive … Continue reading Summer Zucchini Tart

Chocolate Avocado Tarts with a Cashew and Date Crust (RAW)

Chocolate Avocado Tarts with a Cashew and Date Crust (RAW) 4-6 small tart shells (with removable bottoms) or 1 – 8″ springform pan (Line the bottoms with parchment for easy removal) tart base: 1 cup raw cashews 5-6 medjool dates, pitted OR 8-10 small dates 2 tsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract Pinch of fleur de sel or Maldon sea salt Combine all … Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Tarts with a Cashew and Date Crust (RAW)

Iced Coconut Latte (Dairy Free)

Cool down with this delicious dairy free latte! Easy and sooo good!  You can even substitute the milk and try other flavours, such as, almond, hemp, chia seed or soy. Recipe: 1 cup chilled coconut milk 2 tsp raw cane sugar 1-2 shots espresso Ice cubes or crushed ice Mix coconut milk and sugar, pour 1 shot espresso over and top with ice. Enjoy!    … Continue reading Iced Coconut Latte (Dairy Free)

Coconut Waffles (Gluten Free)

Recipe (makes 4 large waffles) 1 cup glutenfree flour blend 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp gf baking powder 1 tsp vanilla extract or (half vanilla bean seeds) 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1 egg Raw coconut flakes (optional) Fresh berries Maple syrup Mix all the above ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a bowl and add raw coconut flakes if … Continue reading Coconut Waffles (Gluten Free)

Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

  Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes (Makes approx 1 dozen) 1 cup AP flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup dark cocoa 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp ground espresso 3/4 tsp ground vanilla or 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp baking powder 1 extra large egg 1/3 cup olive oil 1/2 cup warm water 1/2 cup full fat buttermilk 1 cup whole … Continue reading Chocolate Cherry Cupcakes

Banana and Oat Waffles (Gluten Free)

Banana and Oat Waffles 1/2 cup oats (pulsed to make a flour) 1/2 cup gf flour mix or regular AP flour 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp fleur de sel (or kosher salt) 1 banana, mashed 1 egg 1/2 cup almond milk (or reg milk) 2 tsp flax oil or (1 tsp flax seeds or ground … Continue reading Banana and Oat Waffles (Gluten Free)

Almond Pancakes

Almond Pancakes 1 cup flour 1/3 cup ground almonds 1 cup milk 1 egg 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1.5 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp fleur de sel 1.5 tsp vanilla extra or ground vanilla bean 2 tbsp melted butter Blend all the ingredients in a high speed blender until smooth; let it stand for about 10 minutes while you prepare your griddle. Add whatever toppings you … Continue reading Almond Pancakes