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top picks!

Gluten free buckwheat crepes, but make it acne friendly!

Recipe: Easy Buckwheat Crepes (Gluten Free & Dairy Free)


These fluffy rhubarb pancakes are the perfect Sunday morning pancake recipe.

Recipe: Fluffy Rhubarb Pancakes (Gluten Free, Sugar Free & Vegan)

Rhubarb Pancakes

If I could pick a favourite flavour of muffin, it would have to be morning glory muffins, HANDS DOWN. I love that they include a little bit of everything (fruit, veg, nuts, seeds, etc.) and that they truly taste like heaven. This is a chai spiced version, but you can totally omit the spices if […]

Recipe: Chai Spiced Morning Glory Muffins (DF)


This easy healthy blueberry crumble will be your new favourite summer dessert! This crumble is packed with fresh, local blueberries and sweetened naturally with maple syrup and a touch of coconut sugar. The best part about this dessert is that it is so simple to make – it’s a perfect option to bring for summer […]

Easy Healthy Blueberry Crumble


This chocolate cherry shake will have you feeling all kinds of summery. The best part about this shake is the coconut whip on top, so I’ve included the instructions for how to make coconut whipped cream below! This post is sponsored by BC Tree Fruits and I have been compensated monetarily for this partnership. It […]

Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Shake & How to Make Coconut Whipped Cream


Ahhh, the sweet smell of rice pudding! Growing up in Germany, rice pudding was a childhood favourite of mine. My Omi would make it for me whenever I came to visit the farm. I remember the smell of fresh cream and cinnamon fill the kitchen as I watched her stir the warm dish until creamy […]

Dairy Free Rice Pudding

dairy free rice pudding

Carrot Cake has been my favourite dessert (next to cheesecake and pumpkin pie) since I can remember! Growing up in Germany, cake and coffee (kafee und kuchen) was a big part of my upbringing, and I still dream of the perfect carrot cake. I have been looking for a low-sugar carrot cake recipe for years […]

Vegan Carrot Cake Loaf

Carrot Cake Loaf

What’s more festive than a plate of lemon coconut energy (snow)balls? Not much!  These snowballs are the perfect snack for holiday parties, to keep in your purse during long work days or to grab in between meals. They are packed with healthy fats and protein to keep you satiated through snack times. They also make […]

Lemon Coconut Energy (Snow)Balls

Lemon Coconut Energy Snowballs

You know those recipes that make you dance around your kitchen while you make them? This was one of those recipes for me.  It’s Fall. I have fully embraced the colder weather, adaptogenic latte, pumpkin pie, snuggle-up-by-the-fire life. It’s a good life, my friends. And with this new obsession with Fall came a ton of […]

Pumpkin Spice Glazed Donut Holes

Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups. Remember the sugary classics we used to indulge in binge eat on Halloween? Yup, they were my favourite. Unfortunately, they don’t make us feel so good, and also have zero benefits for our body. The good news? I’ve got you covered. These taste just as good – wait, no – better than the […]

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups