Paleo Boeuf Bourguignon

Paleo Boeuf Bourguignon

It’s definitely feeling more like spring with the warmer weather, flowers, and asparagus peeking out of the garden, but there’s enough cooler, rainy days still that this Paleo Boeuf Bourguignon is not out of season yet. In fact, I would argue that it never goes 

Homemade Pizza & Pasta Sauce

Homemade Pizza & Pasta Sauce

This bright, zesty tomato sauce is perfect for any sort of homemade pizza or pasta dish. It’s my go-to, all-purpose red sauce recipe. This week, I made a double batch to use for both calzones and a veggie-loaded beef lasagna. It’s perfect for making up 

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Fennel Soup is light and fresh with a zesty splash of lemon. It’s perfect to pair alongside chicken or fish or simply enjoy it with a hot toastie! It also makes a great alternative to potato soup if you’re looking for a smooth, 

Peppermint Puppy Chow

Peppermint Puppy Chow

Peppermint Puppy Chow (aka Muddy Buddies) is a fun, wintery spin on the classic peanut butter chocolate treat. In this version, I used dark chocolate, natural peanut butter, and a little splash of peppermint extract. You could even add some crushed candy canes at the 

Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup

Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup

These no-bake treats are rich and sweet without all the extra sugar. I wouldn’t call them a “superfood” by any stretch, but these Scotcheroos without Corn Syrup certainly have way less sugar without compromising that classic flavor we all know and love. Ingredients for Healthier 

No Added Sugar French Yogurt

No Added Sugar French Yogurt

This rich and creamy No Added Sugar French Yogurt is easy to make and is fermented in individual jars for an easy grab-and-go breakfast. Top it with seeds, cinnamon, granola, or fresh berries to make a complete, nutrient dense meal or snack! When I’m super 

Flourless Chocolate Banana Muffins

Flourless Chocolate Banana Muffins

Flourless Chocolate Banana Muffins are rich, moist, and fluffy with a hint of sweetness. They’re perfect to enjoy with a glass of milk or cup of coffee. They’re made with bananas, cocoa, and peanut butter and contain no grains, tree nuts, or eggs. They can 

Greek Yogurt Taco Dip

Greek Yogurt Taco Dip

It’s Tuesday, so you know what that means! Tacos! Well, in this case it’s Greek Yogurt Taco Dip, which is even better if you ask me. Especially because this version is a bit healthier with it’s yogurt base to add some protein. It’s full of 

Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto

Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto

You can always tell when it’s spring in my family because that’s when we have the first Baked Spinach Asparagus Risotto. In fact there’s fresh, wild asparagus incorporated into nearly every dish. Asparagus was never something we would buy at the store when I was 

Eggless Ricotta Frittata

Eggless Ricotta Frittata

An eggless frittata probably sounds a little counterintuitive being that a frittatas are, by definition, egg bakes. Typically, eggless egg bakes are made with tofu, but that didn’t sound very appetizing to me. There’s a time and place for tofu, but I’ve tried a tofu 

Blueberry & Cacao Yogurt Bowl

Blueberry & Cacao Yogurt Bowl

A gooey cinnamon raisin roll or a syrupy plate of waffles sounds like a delicious way to start the day…but after a breakfast like that, I feel like I’m on a blood sugar roller coaster and craving more sugar for the rest of the day. 

Homemade Hot Chocolate for Two

Homemade Hot Chocolate for Two

Winter Storm Elliott is upon us, so it’s been a cozy snow day at home. Thankfully work closed for the day, so Daniel and I got to spend the day hunkered down. Even though the wind chills have been -30 degrees, we’ve still had to 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

I filled my bowl with peanut butter, powdered sugar, and butter and turned on the mixer. As I folded in some crisp rice cereal, the aroma of Christmastime wafted around the kitchen. Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles only seem to come around once a year, but 

Harvest Apple Cranberry Crisp

Harvest Apple Cranberry Crisp

A few weeks ago, my family celebrated our seventh annual Fall Fun Day! I can’t believe this tradition has been going so long already! One of the most essential parts of Fall Fun Day is going apple picking. It was a little tricky this year 

Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Cookies

Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Cookies

Hi everyone! Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve posted a new recipe! I intended to get these Pumpkin Oat Breakfast Cookies out a few weeks ago, but since I’m back to working full time AND back in school, it’s been a little crazy around 

Spicy Creole Jambalaya with Andouille Sausage

Spicy Creole Jambalaya with Andouille Sausage

It’s the time of year when all my meal planning revolves around what is available in the garden. Instead of choosing a recipe and going to the store to find ingredients, I go outside to find the ingredients and then decide what to do with 

Roasted Beet & Feta Salad

Roasted Beet & Feta Salad

This fresh Roasted Beet & Feta Salad is as simple as can be and extremely healthy too! All it takes are some roasted beets and freshly crumbled feta. The sweet beets are the perfect compliment to the contrasting sharp tang of the feta. Lately I’ve 

Black Raspberry Mascarpone Ice Cream

Black Raspberry Mascarpone Ice Cream

Black Raspberry Mascarpone Ice Cream is a refreshing summer treat full of seasonal wild berries. It’s made with fresh mascarpone cheese, sweetened with raw honey, and swirled with a homemade black raspberry sauce. Top with extra fresh berries and you’ll have the perfect cold dessert 

Silky Chocolate Mousse Brûlée

Silky Chocolate Mousse Brûlée

This decadent Silky Chocolate Mousse Brûlée is made with a rich, bittersweet chocolate cream and is topped with perfectly caramelised sugar. It only requires about 15 minutes of hands-on time and is naturally gluten and egg free. Plus this mousse is ideal for summer being 

Greek Garden Quinoa Salad

Greek Garden Quinoa Salad

This Greek Garden Quinoa Salad makes the perfect light dinner on hot summer days. It features cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, and plenty of herbs plus some fresh mozzarella and crispy chickpeas for some protein. Take a trip to the garden or farmer’s market and you’ll have nearly all the ingredients for this easy summer salad!

Savoury Eggless Breakfast Casserole

Savoury Eggless Breakfast Casserole

Without eggs, it can be a real challenge to find good breakfast or brunch options that aren’t terribly sweet. Although I used to love sweet breakfasts, I find that they leave me craving carbs the rest of the day. So rather than indulging in a 

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles

Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles are rich, decadent, and indulgent. These French confectionaries made with dark chocolate and dry red wine for a satisfying, bittersweet treat. What do I need to make Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles? Pinot Noir Chocolate Truffles are essentially scoops of chilled ganache 

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup

Vegetarian Potato Leek Soup is a creamy dish flavoured with herbs and full of vegetables. It comes together quickly for an easy, yet healthy, weeknight meal. Although the recipe is vegetarian, this soup can be served with bacon for meat eaters or made entirely vegan 

Olive Oil Roasted Carrots

Olive Oil Roasted Carrots

Olive-Oil Roasted Carrots (or really any veggie) are my no-fail side dish to compliment almost any main meal. You just can’t go wrong with something so healthy, easy, and delicious! The tender, slightly caramelized carrots with herb infused olive oil, Celtic sea salt, and freshly 

Grain Free Stuffed Peppers

Grain Free Stuffed Peppers

These Grain Free Stuffed Peppers are great way to fit in tons of veggies along with healthy proteins and fats. There’s a perfect blend of flavours packed into some nutritious sweet peppers. This recipe is a great alternative to mix up the standard taco night! 

Homemade Lemon Garlic Hummus

Homemade Lemon Garlic Hummus

This smooth, creamy Homemade Lemon Garlic Hummus is fresh and flavorful while also being very easy to make! The chickpea and tahini base is full of spices like cumin and paprika with plenty of tangy lemon and garlic for extra flavor. Use it as a 

Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake

Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake

Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake is a rich, decadent cake with an egg-free, chocolate cheesecake base atop a delicate graham cracker crust. It’s finished off with a sweet, homemade Merlot reduction-the perfect combination of cheese, chocolate and wine! Dark Chocolate Merlot Cheesecake Ingredients Here’s a list