Rum Balls (Plant-Based, Raw, Paleo)

DID YOU KNOW? Most traditional rum ball recipes are packed with low-quality and inflammatory ingredients like vanilla waffers, confectioners’ sugar and corn syrup. My love for rum balls dates back to my little Jen days. My Nonna (a.k.a. Ma) use to make them for the family around Christmas time. Not sure who inspired her to make…

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Travel Trail Mix

Trail mixes make for a great snack when you’re on the go. They’re easy to carry around in a zip-lock bag or small container and the right mix will do a solid job of satisfying a hungry belly in-between meals. BUT beware … many trail mixes on the grocery store shelves contain nuts that have…

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Creamy Matcha Bars

DID YOU KNOW? Consuming high amounts of refined sugar and artificial sweeteners can contribute to IBS and other digestive system disorders. Most artificial sweeteners cause symptoms of indigestion, including gas, bloating, cramping and constipation. A big step you can take towards creating a healthier gut and supporting digestion is to remove refined sugar and artificial…

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Pumpkin Pie Chia Pudding

DID YOU KNOW? Chia seeds are high in several nutrients that are important for bone health, including calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and protein. One ounce (28 grams) of chia seeds contains 18% of the RDI for calcium. Gram for gram, this is higher than most dairy products, making chia seeds a good source of calcium for people…

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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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High-Fiber Coconut Lemon Bars

3 ways coconut meat can support gut health 1. Coconut meat is high in insoluble fiber (meaning that it doesn’t get digested), which helps bulk up your stool and supports healthy and regular bowel movements. Just 1 cup (80 grams) of shredded coconut provides 7 grams of fiber, which is over 20% of the DV.…

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Mocha Collagen Latte (Dairy Free, Keto, Paleo)

Have you ever considered adding more collagen to your diet to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, support your bones & joints or improve your gut health? The best dietary sources of collagen are from inedible parts of animals, like bones and cartilage. The majority of Western diets aren’t rich in collagen since these animal…

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Coconut Lemon Muffins (Gluten & Grain Free, Paleo)

If you haven’t tried my Coconut Lemon Muffins yet then I really don’t know what you’re waiting for! These muffins are one of my most popular recipes to date and also one of my personal favourites 💛 They are ridiculously good and SO easy to whip up. You NEED to make them – they will…

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Quick Thai Coconut Sauce

This sauce is extremely versatile and goes well with different proteins including fish, seafood, pork, and chicken. Most vegetables taste awesome with it too! For this dish, I cooked squid tubes in a pan with ghee and lemon juice, placed them on top of cauliflower rice and then topped the dish with creamy Thai coconut sauce. The…

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Coconut Lemon Scallop Salad

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a raw, extra virgin coconut oil and expeller pressed coconut oil? The main difference is that expeller pressed coconut oil is more heat stable making it safer for cooking at medium to high temperatures. It’s also flavourless and odorless so you won’t get a coconut taste…

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