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Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Pumpkin Icing

Halloween! What are we treating ourselves to today? The kids and I whipped up these cutie (and healthier) Halloween cupcakes. This is what happens when our love for chocolate and peanut butter meet pumpkin! These cupcakes are bursting with antioxidants from the pumpkin and using a whole grain flour, such as brown rice flour, ensures plenty of nutrients and fibre are added to these...

Flourless Double Chocolate Cookies

I love chocolate. A lot. Abundant in antioxidants, minerals and endorphin-boosters, it's nature's health food as far as I'm concerned! This soft-baked cookie recipe is a delicious way to enjoy chocolate's natural health properties, along with getting  some extra fibre and protein into our diets (from the black beans! Yes...a cookie made with beans!).

Using black beans, and a little coconut oil, in...

Apple Pie with Almond Flour Crust

Apple pie... redefined! It's become a delicious tradition that I bring a homemade apple pie to my family's thanksgiving feast each year. This year I challenged myself to give my classic apple pie recipe a nutritional makeover. An upgrade was made! I swapped out grains and butter for nutrient-packed almond flour and coconut oil. Plus, any sweeteners used were unrefined, healthier versions. These nutritional tweaks result in an apple...

Pumpkin Coconut Soup

Warm up to pumpkin season with this feel-good Pumpkin Coconut soup! This is an excellent option for any day of the week because it's made with just a few bold ingredients and can come together rather quickly. A delicious way to harness the goodness in two nutritional powerhouses: pumpkin and coconut, while leaving you feeling cozy inside and out!

Vegan, Paleo-friendly, and free of...

Healthy Banana Bread

Are you part of the "everything in moderation" camp? If so, whip up some of your favourite gluten-free recipes and lessen the load gluten can play on your body and health. The reality is that gluten, and wheat, are found in nearly everything we eat from breads and pastas, to soups and condiments. So, you don't need to be gluten-intolerant to go gluten-free;...