Tiger Nut Energy Bites (Nut Free, AIP, Plant-Based)

DID YOU KNOW? Tiger nuts are not actually nuts, but rather tubers, like sweet potato, though much smaller in size. They get their name from the stripes on the tubers’ exterior. These marble-sized tubers are chewy and taste like a cross between an almond and pecan with a hint of honey–making them a great nut…

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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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Strawberry Jello (AIP, Gut Friendly, Paleo)

DID YOU KNOW? Gelatin is a protein product derived from collagen and its unique amino acid profile gives it many health benefits. One of those benefits includes improving gut health — in particular, protecting the gut wall from damage. Glutamic acid (an amino acid found in gelatin), is converted to glutamine in the body. Glutamine…

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Flourless Brownie Bites (Plant-Based, Gluten & Dairy Free)

If you’re on the hunt for healthy dessert and snack ideas, I highly recommend whipping up a batch of these delicious and decadent balls! My flourless brownie bites contain pure and natural ingredients – but all you’ll taste is real brownie flavour. You may never feel the need to have a high-carb, sugar loaded, processed…

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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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Lemon Sesame Protein Balls (Keto, Paleo, Hormone Balancing)

DID YOU KNOW? Sesame seeds are beneficial for female hormones – at any age. Sesame seeds contain phytoestrogens, plant compounds that are similar to the hormone estrogen. Therefore, sesame seeds might be beneficial for women during menopause when estrogen levels drop. Phytoestrogens may help counteract hot flashes and other symptoms of low estrogen. What’s more,…

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Healthy snacks when you’re on the go

How often do you find yourself in the air, on the road, behind a desk or running errands with no healthy food options when your hunger pains strike? In today’s fast-paced world it’s easy to get suckered into the overwhelming amount of crappy snack options. Not only are people pressed for time these days, but…

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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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Lemon Chia Seed Pudding

Did you know? Chia seeds are a great plant-based food to help with weight loss. Chia seeds rank high on the list of plant-based protein foods, making them great for putting on lean muscle, burning fat, and managing hunger and appetite. Studies show that increasing your intake of protein can promote weight loss by curbing…

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