Tag Archives: coconut oil

Pear Upside-Down Cake

An impressively beautiful cake for any occasion. Soft and sweet, and spiced with the wonderful aromas of cinnamon and pear. Best of all it's free of gluten and dairy. We use coconut flour and coconut oil in this recipe instead of traditional wheat flour and butter (or vegetable oils). This swap removes gluten and adds healthier fats, extra fibre and many other nutrients...making this irresistible...

Carrot Ginger Soup

Warmly spiced with ginger, cumin, turmeric and other spices, slightly sweet, and velvety in texture. This creamy soup is perfect to boost health and warm the soul. We've lightened this soup and made it vegan by omitting any dairy and using cashews to help thicken it and make it oh-so-creamy. The ginger and spices used have powerful anti-inflammatory properties that help strengthen our immune system and support...

Chocolate Banana Bread (vegan!)

This sweet, fluffy bread with just the right hit of pure cocoa is the perfect accompaniment to our afternoon tea. It can also provide a quick, energy-boosting breakfast idea or a perfect after-dinner sweet treat. We've omitted the dairy and eggs found in traditional baked goods and have, instead, opted for virgin coconut oil in place of butter, and flax 'eggs' instead of eggs. These swaps boost...

Dark Chocolate & Peanut Butter Squares (no bake!)

Chocolate peanut butter cups meet Nanaimo bars - and receive a nutritional upgrade! These chewy vegan, gluten-free squares provide the classic chocolate peanut butter flavours, in a hand-held dessert, and satisfy those deepest sweet cravings we all get. Using real dark chocolate, bananas, whole grain oats, chia seeds and natural peanut butter offers up plenty of antioxidants, fibre and other powerful nutrients in each sweet bite. There's...

Vanilla Chia Pudding

Creamy and dreamy. Healthy and nourishing. Chockfull of protein, fibre and good fats from the chia seeds and filled with metabolism-boosting properties from the coconut oil. This guilt-free pudding makes for a healthy breakfast, snack or dessert, any time of day! No refined sugars are used as this silky treat is sweetened only with dates and a touch of pure maple syrup. Bonus: it requires no...