Mediterranean Tuna Pizza with Cassava Flour Crust (Grain & Dairy Free, Paleo)

DID YOU KNOW? Cassava is high in resistant starch, a type of starch that bypasses digestion and feeds the beneficial bacteria in your gut, which can support digestive health. There are hundreds of different species of bacteria in your intestine. In fact, the bacteria in your intestine outnumber the body’s cells 10 to 1 —…

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Picadillo with Tostones (Gluten & Grain Free, Paleo)

Picadillo (pee-cah-DEE-yo) is an Latin American dish that combines ground or finely chopped beef, vegetables, olives and dried fruit. Depending on the region and personal customs, picadillo serves as a main dish, often accompanied by rice and beans, or as a filling for empanadas, chiles rellenos, tamales, tacos, stuffed potatoes and more. Since tostones have…

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Sausage & Butternut Squash Skillet (Paleo, Low-Carb, Gluten Free)

DID YOU KNOW? Butternut squash has over four times the recommended daily value of vitamin A and over half the recommended intake of vitamin C in just one serving! Vitamin A has the ability to fight diseases like cancer and autoimmune disorders, it can also help prevent the common cold and other infections. Part of…

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Margherita Pizza with Cassava Flour Crust (Gluten & Grain Free)

DID YOU KNOW? Cassava flour is the most similar to wheat flour when compared to other gluten free flours. Cassava flour is derived from cassava root (also known as yuca or manioc), a starchy, high-carbohydrate tuber – similar to yam, taro, plantains and potato. As a tuberous root vegetable, cassava is gluten, grain and nut-free,…

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Egg Roll in a Bowl (Soy Free, Low-Carb, Paleo )

DID YOU KNOW? Coconut aminos is a salty, savory seasoning sauce made from the fermented sap of coconut palm and sea salt, making it a popular substitute for soy sauce. Coconut aminos is milder and sweeter in flavour, but similar in color and consistency to light soy sauce–and even though it’s made from coconut sap,…

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Shrimp Pad-Thai (Gluten & Grain Free, Paleo, Low-Carb)

When I switched over to an IBS friendly diet many year ago, pad-Thai was one of the dishes I knew I was going to miss most. I fell in love with pad-Thai during my university days and always found myself gravitating towards Thai restaurants when I ate out. Something about the combo of spices and…

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Orange Chicken (Gluten & Soy Free, Paleo)

DID YOU KNOW? Arrowroot powder is a starchy substance that’s extracted from the root of a tropical plant known as Maranta arundinacea – and is frequently used in gluten-free, paleo cooking. Sometimes arrowroot powder is referred to as arrowroot flour or arrowroot starch, but they’re all the same thing – a white, powdery starch that’s…

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General Tso’s Chicken (Gluten & Soy Free, Paleo)

I honestly thought my days of general tso’s chicken were long gone until the BF and I attempted this mind-blowing gluten free & whole food recipe. Even though this recipe takes about an hour of prep (with two people in the kitchen), we made it twice within the last month because it’s just so damn…

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“Spaghetti” with Ricotta & Cherry Tomatoes

After my recent trip to Italy, I’ve been feeling even more inspired to create healthier gluten free versions of some great Italian spaghetti dishes. AND this time around, I decided to experiment with one of my favourite cheeses growing up – ricotta! I don’t consume dairy on a regular basis, but when I come across…

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Salt & Vinegar Chicken Wings

I’ve been going a little wild for wings lately – and this recipe in particular brings me back to the days when I use to have a HUGE crush on salt and vinegar chips! The flavours are right on (not too salty and not overpowered by vinegar) and will leave you salivating for the next…

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