Carrot Pecan Muffins (Gluten, Grain & Dairy Free)

DID YOU KNOW? Carrots are rich in beta carotene, which your body converts into vitamin A. This nutrient promotes good vision and is important for growth, development, and immune function. However, beta-carotene is a fat soluble nutrient that needs to be coated in fat for greatest absorption. In addition, the absorption rate is better (up…

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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins (Gluten & Dairy Free, Paleo)

If you love my Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins then I’m about to make your palate explode with this spin on one of my most popular recipes to date! I’ve amped up the flavour on these muffins by adding more rich chocolate flavour plus some optional walnut crunch & crumble. These muffins are a great breakfast…

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Scrambled Eggs with Kale Pesto

You’ve probably heard that eating cholesterol and saturated fat raises cholesterol levels in the blood, BUT did you know that more recent (and better) research doesn’t support this hypothesis. Chris Kresser, a Functional Medicine practitioner, explains why in his article – The Diet-Heart Myth: Cholesterol and Saturated Fat Are Not the Enemy. “Well-designed cholesterol feeding…

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Grain Free Oatmeal (Paleo, Low-Carb)

If you’re looking for a warm and comforting breakfast with whole food ingredients, I highly recommend this grain free oatmeal (a.k.a. “NOatmeal). It’s packed with healthy fats from raw nuts and contains whole eggs which gives your body the protein and fuel it needs to conquer the day! This nutrient-dense “NOatmeal” will leave you feeling…

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Green Eggnog Smoothie (High-Fiber, Plant-Based, Paleo)

How would you like to indulge in holiday flavours like eggnog, candy cane, gingerbread, roasted chestnut and peppermint mocha without worrying about your waistline expanding over the holidays? Cravings for holiday goodies tend to hit hard given that temptation is all around. You might be asking – “Jen, how the heck do you stay on…

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Fried Eggs on Vegetable “Rice”

When I started a gluten and grain free diet, fried eggs just weren’t the same because I missed soaking up runny yolks with bread. Not only are egg yolks super yummy, but the yolk is also the most nutritious part of an egg – and some would argue that the yolk is what makes the egg…

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Green Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

This smoothie will provide you with the right balance of macro-nutrients, including protein, making it a great meal replacement.

Try replacing one meal a day with a nutrient-rich smoothie like this one. It’s a great approach to weight loss and better health!

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Tiger Nut “NOatmeal” (Nut Free, High-Fiber, Paleo)

Despite what the name might have you believe, tiger nuts are not actually nuts, but rather small tubers. They’re rich in a variety of nutrients and have been linked to several health benefits — including improvements in gut health. Here are a couple of ways tiger nuts can support gut health … FIBER Tiger nuts…

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Easy Green Smoothie with Protein

Are you looking for an easy way to fill your body with nutrient-rich fuel that’ll keep you feeling energized for the busy day and week a head? If your lifestyle is anything like mine then you don’t always have time to fill your fridge and freezer with green goodness – and even if it’s full,…

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Nutty “NOatmeal” with Blueberries (Keto, Grain Free, Paleo)

Relationship FAQ … Q: “When did you know that your boyfriend was a keeper?” A: “When he made me “NOatmeal” 🥰” That’s right, my man makes me “NOatmeal” – and a mean latte to go with it! I’m uncertain if it’s the act of him preparing ME breakfast (in his butt accentuating track pants 😍)…

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