Recipes

Recipe: Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

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This Mediterranean Quinoa Salad will be your new favourite salad recipe! It’s fresh and light and perfect to enjoy as a meal or side!

Ingredients:

Quinoa salad: 

  • 2 cups quinoa, cooked (about 1 cup uncooked)
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (*use vegan feta cheese if needed)

Lemon oregano dressing: 

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • salt & pepper to taste

Recipe: The Healthiest Breakfast Cookies

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These are the BEST healthy breakfast cookie ever!

Ingredients:

Recipe: Keto Pecan Pie Tarts (Dairy-Free, Paleo, Vegan)

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Buttery smooth maple pecan cream on a shortbread cookie crust. No gluten/dairy

Ingredients:

Crust:

Filling:

Instructions

To make the crust:

  • Preheat oven to 375. Use 4 mini (5") tart pans with removable bottoms for easy release.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together flax and water. Set aside to thicken for a few minutes. Add maple syrup and oil into flax mixture and whisk.

  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour and salt. Pour wet over dry and mix well. (If too dry, add a small splash of water until a dough forms.)

Recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Pudding

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Peppermint Chocolate Pudding is for all the mint chocolate lovers out there!

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup raw unsalted cashews, soaked in water for 1 hour then drained
  • 7 medjool dates
  • 2 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 6oz 70% dark chocolate
  • whipped coconut cream and crushed candy canes to top (optional)

Recipe: Cranberry Orange Baked Oatmeal

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This cranberry orange baked oatmeal is naturally sweetened with maple syrup, packed with tons of orange flavor and studded with juicy cranberries. It's fancy enough to serve for a holiday brunch but easy and healthy enough to make for your weekly meal prep. Gluten-free + vegan-friendly!

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 cups unsweetened vanilla almond milk, or any non-dairy milk
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • Zest from 1 orange, about 1 Tablespoon
  • cup maple syrup
  • 2 Tablespoons plain Greek yogurt, or dairy-free yogurt if needed
  • 1 Tablespoon ground flaxseed, or 1 egg
  • 1 Tablespoon melted coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup fresh or frozen cranberries, plus more for topping if desired

Recipe: Almond Flour Pound Cake (Keto, Gluten-free)

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An easy one-bowl Almond Flour Pound Cake recipe with a moist, buttery vanilla crumb and perfect as a breakfast cake or afternoon tea.

Ingredients:

  • 5 Eggs at room temperature 30 minutes
  • ¾ cup Granulated Sweetener of Choice
  • ½ cup Melted Coconut Oil or melted butter
  • 3 cups Almond Flour
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla Extract

Yogurt Glazing

  • 1 cup Sugar-free Powdered Sweetener
  • 2-4 tablespoons Greek Yogurt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a 9-inch x 5-inch loaf pan with a piece of parchment paper. Slightly oil the paper with coconut oil. Set it aside.

  • In a mixing bowl or the bowl of your stand mixer using the paddle attachment, whisk together eggs, sugar-free crystal sweetener, melted coconut oil (or butter), vanilla, and almond milk. Whisk on high speed for 30-45 seconds or until well combined and slightly foamy on top.

Recipe: Almond Flour Banana Muffins (No Sugar, Gluten-free, Keto)

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These Almond Flour Banana Muffins are sugar-free, moist, fluffy banana muffins entirely sweetened with ripe banana and low-carb using almond flour. These banana muffins with almond flour contain only 5.5 grams of net carbs per serving for keto-friendly banana muffins.

Ingredients:

Dry ingredients

  • 2 ¼ cups Almond Flour ultra-fine, blanched, packed, and swept.
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon

Liquid ingredients

  • 3 Large Eggs at room temperature
  • ¾ cup Mashed Ripe Banana about 2 medium bananas
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tablespoons Coconut Oil melted, or melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon Stevia Drops (note 1) - optional, if bananas are not sweet enough

Recipe: Easy Pumpkin Mousse (Keto, Dairy-Free, Paleo, Vegan)

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Fluffy, silky, creamy mousse loaded with pumpkin spice! Super easy dairy-free, guilt-free recipe that's ready in just minutes!

Ingredients:

Pumpkin Mousse

  • 1 cup coconut cream - (from 1 can of coconut milk, refrigerated overnight)
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1/16 tsp pure stevia powder - or monkfruit powder or 1-2 Tbs powdered coconut sugar, to taste.

Extras for Serving & Garnish

Recipe: Vegan Lentil Loaf (Vegan Meatloaf)

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This hearty vegan lentil loaf is packed with flavor, loaded with plant-based protein and makes for a delicious vegetarian entree for a holiday meal.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup dry brown, green lentils
  • 1 ⅓ cup water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil
  • ½ large onion, about 1 heaping cup, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 rib of celery, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats
  • 3 Tablespoons tamari
  • 3 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 Tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

Recipe: Chocolate Silk Pie (Paleo, Vegan + Keto Option)

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Chocolate pie so rich and creamy you'd never know it's secretly healthy!

Ingredients:

Crust:

Chocolate Filling

  • 3 ripe medium-size avocados
  • 1 medium zucchini - (peeled, grated and squeezed extra dry)
  • 1/2 cup raw cacao powder - to taste
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup - to taste, or monkfruit syrup for low-carb
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil - melted
  • 1 Tbs vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • Pinch pink salt