Tag Archives: Cravings

Raspberry Chocolate Torte (flourless!)

Rich. Decadent. Sinfully delicious. A texture that is both creamy and airy. This flourless fudgy cake will no doubt impress guests, and taste buds, with its intense chocolate flavour and elegant presentation. Instead of using white sugar which is what is used traditionally, we opt for a natural or organic cane sugar which is much less processed thus still having a lot of its nutrients...

Salmon & Avocado Salad

Who craves fatty foods? We do! A common craving, especially during the colder months when we yearn comfort, warmth and nourishment. But instead of indulging in unhealthy fats, let's all do our health (and waistlines!) a favour by opting for good fats such as omega-3 fatty acids and other healthy fats. Those that keep us sharp, focused and satisfied, our metabolism roaring and our...

Paleo Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

Pizza night gets a makeover! We've eliminated gluten and grains and pumped up these delicious thin-crust pizzas with nutrients by using sweet potatoes instead of flour to make the crust. Sweet potatoes are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and fibre, as well as magnesium, a superstar mineral for de-stressing as it promotes relaxation and a calm mood. This paleo and grain-free crust is sturdy, filling and...

PB & J Brownie Cups (flourless!)

Peanut butter and jam meet chocolate brownies! Here's a treat that is lower in sugar, completely flourless, dairy-free and gluten-free, but every bit as decadent!  Because they're made with black beans, these sweet treats are also a great way to get more fibre and protein into your diet. A 'health' food never tasted so good!

     

PB & J Brownie Cups (flourless!)

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

Do you crave sweets or carbs? Here's an easy and nourishing dinner side dish to help quell those cravings: oven-roasted root vegetables. We often crave sweets or carbs when we have low blood sugar or lack energy. Root vegetables are satiating, have a natural sweetness and can provide us with the energy and nutrients we need to help lessen sweet cravings, especially those nagging ones most of us...