Tag Archives: healthy spread

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...

Sweet Thai Chipotle BBQ sauce

My family loves barbeque sauce on everything from chicken wings to a sandwich spread, and of course, licked off fingers! But this momma doesn't like all of the additives and extra sugar in most commercial brands so we decided to make our own using antioxidant-rich tomato products, lots of great anti-inflammatory spices and unrefined sweeteners that have loads of health-boosting properties. This version is sweet...

Vegan Garlic Cashew Cream

It's creamy. It's tasty. It's so easy to make. It's beyond healthy. This vegan cream can add a punch of flavour to almost any savoury dish from pastas to proteins, salads and even as a healthy spread in sandwiches. As a bonus, the raw garlic adds powerful nutrients to boost immune-systems. Gluten-free, dairy-free and Paleo friendly.


Garlic Cashew Cream

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked (in water)
  • 1...

Sunflower Seed Spread

I love nut and seed butters, but am not a fan of how expensive they can be. So I've decided to see what might happen if I made my own. This is sunshine butter! It's made with raw sunflower seeds and coconut oil. Packed with super healthy fats, protein and an array of minerals, this jar cost about two dollars! Gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free...


Bursting with disease-fighting nutrients such as Vitamin E and folate which help ward off heart disease and cancer, and carotenoids which help promote eye health, this guacamole is a must-have addition to your nutritional arsenal!


Gorgeous Guacamole

(makes approx 2 cups)