Ferrero Rocher Date Balls

Did you know? Dates have high levels of soluble fiber, which keep bowel movements regular by adding bulk to stool and helping it move faster through the intestines. If you suffer from constipation, try adding dates into your diet as a natural constipation relief remedy. Consume in moderation. In addition, dates are packed with vitamins…

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Chewy Lemon Almond Cookies

Did you know? Food-grade lemon essential oil can be used in a variety of recipes (from sweet treats to savory dishes) to replace lemon zest or lemon extract. Lemon essential oil is a highly concentrated derivative of lemons that comes from cold-pressing the lemon peel and not the inner fruit. The peel is the most nutrient-dense…

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Gluten Free Slice with Almond Butter & Banana

This snack brings me back to my Little Jen days! I remember going to town on peanut butter and banana slapped in between Wonder Bread after a long hard day of school. Given that my Little Jen days are long gone, I’ve made some slight modifications to one of my favourite snacks. It still tastes…

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Pumpkin & Beef Salad

OK, so I’m only human which means there are many moments where the thought of spending an hour in the kitchen to prepare a healthy meal is just not appealing (especially after a long day of work). Given that these moments happen quite often and I refuse to settle for low-quality food, I created a…

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Pumpkin Beef Chili with Cacao

If you’re a fan of chili and looking for a new recipe to test out on a cold Fall or Winter day, I highly recommend giving this non-traditional chili a try. It’s a hearty Paleo friendly and low-carb chili with a unique combination of pumpkin, zucchini, warming spices and cacao. Your palate will be pleasantly…

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“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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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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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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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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Scrambled Squash

I would normally save my egg breakfasts for the weekend, but I’m officially obsessed with this new way of preparing eggs so needless to say, I’m a little out of control with eggs these days. #eggcrazy Seriously though, this recipe will have you feeling the same way about eggs so test it out and don’t…

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