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Gingerbread Cookies (flourless!)

This is holiday baking...redefined! Full of soft-baked decadence and holiday spice, but free of flour, gluten, dairy, refined sugar, and guilt. Yes!! These gingerbread cookies are sure to satisfy your cravings for holiday treats all season long. Using chickpeas in place of flour makes these healthy holiday indulgences high in fibre, grain-free and protein-packed.

 

A nut-free version is  available below allowing these cookies to be...

Quinoa with Persimmons & Swiss Chard

A perfect side to something spicy like jerk chicken or chipotle shrimp, or on its own as a hearty vegan dish...Quinoa with Persimmons and Swiss Chard. Nourishing, sweet and the almonds add a pleasant crunch! This dish is packed with nutrients from the greens, turmeric, healthy fats and of course the persimmon - an exotic East Asian fruit whose flesh is sweet as honey and loaded with...

Vanilla Waffles (gluten-free!)

We are introducing waffles to the healthy breakfast scene... with a nutritional makeover of course! These soft, vanilla-scented waffles are bursting with nutrients from the ingredients used: coconut flour and almond butter are high in healthy fats and fibre and using extra eggs provides additional protein. The additional fats, fibre and protein will have us fuelled and energized long after breakfast is over, and...

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

Our love for chocolate has met pumpkin! These muffins are chockfull of antioxidants from the pumpkin and chocolate. Plus, using a whole grain flour, such as spelt flour, ensures plenty of nutrients and fibre are added to these healthy treats. Deliciously rich, these muffins are free of nuts making them great snacks for the kids to bring to school. A tasty way to get more veggies into us and our families!

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (two ways!)

We like our pumpkin seeds just how we like life: a little sweet and a bit spicy! These gorgeous seeds are fresh out of the oven, roasted two ways: on the left, a maple and pumpkin spice mix and on the right, hot chipotle spice. A friend suggested mixing them up after they are roasted, what a great way to get our sweet and spicy...