Tag Archives: healthy baking

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...

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;...

Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

Autumn flavours are all around us, the most classic of flavours being pumpkin! Whether you're looking to reduce carbs, avoid gluten, or try a delicious way to incorporate more vegetables to your day (breakfast!), here's a nutrient-dense way to do it! Pumpkin is rich in beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant, and using it in this pancake recipe is healthy way to satisfy pumpkin...

Healthy Maple-Vanilla Icing (dairy-free!)

This creamy maple-vanilla icing is free of dairy, gluten and refined sugars, tastes great on top of any treat, but also on its own by the spoonful! Cashews are high in iron and magnesium, while pure maple syrup adds the perfect natural sweetness. Vegan, Paleo-friendly and filled with raw nutrients, this icing takes the cake!

For an upgraded alternative to traditional cream cheese icing, try this icing...

Coconut Flour Carrot Muffins

The classic carrot muffins... redefined! Carrot muffins are a delicious way to get more veggies into our diets - and when they're made with healthier substitutions like coconut flour, coconut oil and unrefined sweeteners, they become nutritional powerhouses! Free of gluten, grains, dairy, refined sweeteners and nuts, these muffins are a perfect addition to breakfast or snack time, and make nutritious lunch box...