“Spaghetti” with Chicken & Kale Pesto

Spaghetti squash is an awesome gluten and grain free vehicle for so many great foods and sauces. My favourite way to enjoy these low-carb, whole food noodles is with a traditional pesto sauce or in my “spaghetti with a classic tomato sauce dish. I’m always experimenting with different sauces and foods that taste great on…

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Sheet Pan Lemon Butter Chicken & Veggies

Lately, I’ve been preparing meals for more than one hungry belly during the work week, so I’ve started to experiment with different ways of putting together healthy whole food meals that are easy enough to manage even with a busy schedule. Sheet pan dinners have made it high on my list of go-to meals during…

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Lemon Garlic Rapini

I’m pretty certain this bitter green vegetable was one of the first solid foods I ate back in my Baby Jen days. Rapini (a.k.a. broccoli rabe) is packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber and cancer fighting properties, making it a super healthy veggie for consumption. Rapini is an excellent complement to most meats and fishes…

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Chewy Almond Orange Cookie

Are you looking for a healthy cookie to accompany your morning coffee or tea, satisfy your sweet tooth or just snack on mid-day. These chewy gluten and grain free almond cookies are not only super simple to whip up (with only 5 ingredients required), but they’re also the perfect combination of healthy and delicious! The…

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The Big Beef Salad

This is one of my go-to dishes during the week when I visit my Mama J for dinner. It’s super quick and simple to whip up, loaded with heart healthy omega 3’s from grass-fed beef and booming with antioxidants from the dark leafy greens. The simple flavours of garlic, lemon and basil add so much…

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Sheet Pan Honey Balsamic Chicken & Veggies

Sheet pan meals are a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table fast with little clean up since you’re cooking veggies and protein all on one pan. It’s the perfect way to feed your whole family! Sheet Pan Honey Balsamic Chicken & Veggies INGREDIENTS: (serves 4) 6 whole chicken legs (bone-in, skin-on)…

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Chocolate Chunk Coconut Cookies

Jen’s Bake Shop is open on the occasional Friday between 1-2pm. That’s right – I’m not much of a baker, but every once in a while I get the urge to test out a new muffin or cookie recipe so I have something to dunk into my morning espresso 😃 Here’s a simple cookie recipe…

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Cauliflower, Carrot & Leek Mash

Are you looking for a low-carb version of mashed potatoes that you – and your waistline – will love? Look no further than this mouthwatering mash recipe! Nutrient-dense and full of delicious flavours – it’ll be love at first bite. Use this delicious mash as a side to your meat and fish dishes; enjoy it…

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Superfoods Yogurt Bowl

Do you have superfoods coming out of your yin yang?! If you’re anything like me, your cupboards and fridge are probably loaded with all the greatest superfoods your entire week’s paycheck can buy. I incorporate a lot of these superfoods into my smoothies since I find it’s the easiest way to get them in me,…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chunk Banana Muffins

I got 99 problems and dunking these muffins into espresso is one! Good thing I’m quick to eat them. That solves my problem fast 😁 These delicious gluten free Paleo muffins make for a great grab-and-go breakfast or snack option. Loaded with all the good stuff including quality protein and healthy fats that will keep…

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