Salted Caramel + Coconut Balls

Overview With Halloween just around the corner, I like having a few healthy treats kicking around the kitchen. They make a great option for when I'm craving something sweet. These little raw treats taste just like caramel and freeze like a dream.  Ingredients 2 c. walnuts 2 c. raw almonds 1/3 c. pure maple syrup 10 Medjool dates, pits removed 2 Tbsp unsweetened, shredded ...

Raw Cocoa + Almond Butter Cups

Overview Happy Birthday to my sister-in-law. These are for you!  Ingredients 2 cups almond butter 1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp cocoa powder 1/3 cup virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup shredded coconut *unsweetened* 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 tsp pure vanilla extract a touch of sea salt Optional Toppings; raw sunflower seeds slivered almonds a sprinkle of cocoa powder rose petals Preparation Method Gently melt coconut oil on stove top, on medium-low ...

“Cheesy” Kale Chips

Overview Kale chips have become a household favourite these days. You don't have to limit yourself to just kale, pretty much ANYTHING can become a chip, like beets, yams + chard. Ingredients 1 - 2 heads of green or red kale 1 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast 1 tsp wheat-free, organic Tamari cracked black pepper, to taste a sprinkle of Celtic or Himalayan sea ...

Really Simple Chickpea Flour Wraps

Overview An ridiculously, easy gluten-free wrap recipe from thevedge.org. My only request is to ditch the non-stick frying pan and upgrade to old-school cast iron or 100% stainless steel. Non-stick cookware has chemical coatings that leech directly into our beautiful food. You can find cast iron pans at many second hand stores for dirt cheap. Here's a ...

Creamy Dreamy Cashew Sauce

Overview This stuff is great; goes on any salad, stir-fry, baked root veggie dish, or acts as the prefect dipping sauce. It's vegan, high in B-vitamsin (due to the Nutritional yeast) and will impress your guests with it's creamy, dairy-like flavour.  Ingredients 1/5 c. raw cashews, soaked overnight 2 c. water 3 Tbsp Nutritional yeast 1 Tbsp sweet onion powder 2 Tbsp ...

Guest Recipe: Raincoast Crisps

With her picnic all packed, my friend Dini brought us an amazing lunch and these homemade crackers were  the highlight.  If you love those super chewy Raincoast Crips, you're going to love these too. Plus, as an added bonus, this recipe is gluten & dairy free. There's a few steps but the result is SO worth it!  Ingredients 1 ...

Sweet n’ Salty {Baked} Yam Chips

Overview My favourite snack right now.  Just turn up the oven, slice those garnet yams and let 'em bake in lots o' coconut oil. Season with sea salt and volia! Ingredients 6 garnet yams, sliced very thin 2 Tbsp virgin coconut oil a generous amount of Celtic sea salt or Himalayan pink salt (I used about 1/2 tsp) Preparation Method 1.  Preheat oven ...

Gluten Free: Beetroot, Quinoa + Cocoa Cake

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Overview We all love a treat, and this cake is just about as decedent as those, Black Bean Brownies I'm always raving about. I see this as the perfect birthday party cake or holiday dessert. This recipe has been adapted from theholisticingredient.com. We fell in love with this cake over here. I hope you will too. Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 ...

Mini Egg Muffins

Overview Easy as pie to whip up on the fly. These can be made on the weekend and reheated to enjoy on busy mornings.  Ingredients 2 cups organic, fresh spinach, chard or kale, roughly chopped 1 large Roma tomato, diced 6 large eggs 1 Tbsp. water 1 medium sweet (white) onion, diced 3 Tbsp. roughly chopped fresh parsley 3 Tbsp roughly chopped fresh cilantro  1/4 ...