Chocolate Covered Almond Smoothie (IBS & Weight Loss Friendly)

Do you want to create chocolate flavoured smoothies, like this one, but only have vanilla or unflavoured protein powder? Here’s a quick tip to help you achieve a rich chocolate flavour from your smoothies when using a vanilla or unflavoured protein powder! Just add 1-2 teaspoons of cacao powder into your blender along with the…

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Halibut with Fresh Mango & Avocado Salsa (Paleo, Low-Carb, High-Fiber)

DID YOU KNOW? Avocados are rich in fiber — half an avocado (roughly 100g) packs 7 grams of fiber, which is 27% of the RDA. Fiber has been shown to have important benefits for weight loss, metabolic health and gut health. About 25% of the fiber in avocado is soluble, which is known for feeding…

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Chocolate Banana Chia Pudding (Plant-Based, Low-Carb)

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 cravings…

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Tostone Taco Bites (AIP, Paleo, High-Fiber)

You know that feeling when you try a recipe for the very first time and after just one bite you can’t wait to make it again and again?! Well, that’s the feeling you’ll get when you try this dish! These bite-sized tostone tacos are to die for and super fun to eat. I replaced the…

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Tiger Nut Lemon Cheesecake Bars (AIP, Nut & Dairy Free)

DID YOU KNOW? Tiger nuts are recommended for healthy skin, weight management, and fertility—all because of vitamin E! One serving of tiger nuts provides you with 278% of the daily recommended value–that’s 3mg of vitamin E! Vitamin E is important to our health due to its powerful antioxidant properties that may help reduce free radical…

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Tiger Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies (Nut Free, Paleo)

You might be wondering — “Why tiger nuts, Jen?” Well, my obsession with tiger nuts started a while back when the BF was having bad gut reactions to nuts. At that time, most of the treats I made contained some form of nut which were a big NO for him. So, I began searching for…

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“Spaghetti” alla Vodka (Low-Carb, Gluten & Dairy Free)

Penne alla vodka is a pasta dish traditionally made with penne pasta, vodka, heavy cream, crushed tomatoes, onions, and bacon or pancetta. This dish became very popular in Italy and in the US around the 1980s, but the origin of the Penne alla Vodka recipe has been disputed between Italy and the United States: both…

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Digestzymes: For Optimal Digestion

You are what you eat, right? Think again … A proper diet is the foundation for good health and maintaining an appropriate body weight. However, the well-known phrase “you are what you eat” is only part of the equation. You are not just what you eat, you’re also what you digest, absorb, and assimilate. If…

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Chang’s Spicy Chicken (Gluten & Soy Free, Paleo)

Over the past 6-months, the BF and I have gone wild creating healthy versions of different Asian-inspired recipes–and we just added another one to the list! This version of Chang’s Spicy Chicken is a gluten, grain and soy free paleo recipe that uses whole food, high-quality ingredients, PLUS heat stable oil for frying. A true guilt-free…

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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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