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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5 Ways To Boost Your Smoothie

Have you heard about different ‘superfoods’ that can be added to smoothies to make them even more healthy? There’s a long list of them; so many that it’s easy to get overwhelmed in the land of superfoods. I always recommend to keep things simple, but I can understand the urge to test out something new,…

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Sautéed Lemon & Pine Nut Kale (Plant-Based, High-Fiber, Low-Carb)

To be honest, before this recipe I really wasn’t a big fan of kale–and the only way I would incorporate it into my diet was by hiding it in a smoothie. The BF managed to change my mind about kale in our early dating days … It was Halloween 2018 and I was heading to…

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Sausage & Rapini Pizza (Gluten & Dairy Free, Paleo)

DID YOU KNOW? Cassava flour is a good choice for those with gluten intolerance symptoms and sensitive digestive systems or disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome. Cassava flour is derived from cassava root (also known as yuca or manioc), a starchy, high-carbohydrate tuber – similar to yam, taro, plantains and potato. Starchy tubers tend to be…

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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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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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Green Pea Soup (Plant-Based, High-Fiber)

DID YOU KNOW? Green peas are part of the legume family and contain beneficial nutrients and fiber (which feeds the gut flora), BUT they also contain antinutrients. Antinutrients are substances found in many foods, including legumes and grains, that may interfere with digestion and mineral absorption. While these generally aren’t a concern for most healthy…

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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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