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Pumpkin Spiced Macaroons

Inspired by the season's flavours of pumpkin and warm spices, these grain-free treats are sure to satisfy your sweet cravings without any of the guilt! They’re sweetened with unrefined maple syrup and boast all of the health benefits that coconut and pumpkin have to offer.  Coconut is full of fibre and healthy fats that boost metabolisms and immune systems, while pumpkin...

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;...

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...

Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Honestly, I strayed away from making grain-free cookies because many grain-free flours, like almond flour, can be pretty expensive. BUT....today I learned that you can make your own in your food processor or certain blenders. I made almond flour (or almond meal) by milling my own almonds! These chewy chocolatey cookies are absolutely delicious, super easy to make, free of...

Creamy Caramel Icing (dairy-free!)

This creamy, vegan 'caramel' icing can turn any dessert into a show-stopping, decadent treat AND add powerful nutrients allowing us all to have our cake and eat it too! Cashews are high in iron and magnesium, while dates are a great source of fibre. This icing, which is free of dairy, gluten and added sugar, tastes great on top of brownies, muffins and cakes,...