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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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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Picadillo with Tostones (Gluten & Grain Free, Paleo)

Picadillo (pee-cah-DEE-yo) is an Latin American dish that combines ground or finely chopped beef, vegetables, olives and dried fruit. Depending on the region and personal customs, picadillo serves as a main dish, often accompanied by rice and beans, or as a filling for empanadas, chiles rellenos, tamales, tacos, stuffed potatoes and more. Since tostones have…

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Shrimp Pad-Thai (Gluten & Grain Free, Paleo, Low-Carb)

When I switched over to an IBS friendly diet many year ago, pad-Thai was one of the dishes I knew I was going to miss most. I fell in love with pad-Thai during my university days and always found myself gravitating towards Thai restaurants when I ate out. Something about the combo of spices and…

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Green Eggnog Smoothie (High-Fiber, Plant-Based, Paleo)

How would you like to indulge in holiday flavours like eggnog, candy cane, gingerbread, roasted chestnut and peppermint mocha without worrying about your waistline expanding over the holidays? Cravings for holiday goodies tend to hit hard given that temptation is all around. You might be asking – “Jen, how the heck do you stay on…

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

DID YOU KNOW? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Brussels sprouts are used to improve digestive health. Just one cup of cooked Brussels sprouts provides four grams of fiber, which numerous studies show is important for digestive function. Fiber helps to support digestive health by encouraging regular bowel movements, preventing constipation or diarrhea, and detoxifying the…

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Fried Eggs on Vegetable “Rice”

When I started a gluten and grain free diet, fried eggs just weren’t the same because I missed soaking up runny yolks with bread. Not only are egg yolks super yummy, but the yolk is also the most nutritious part of an egg – and some would argue that the yolk is what makes the egg…

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Chicken Soup for the Soul & a Cold

If you’re craving a warm bowl/cup of chicken soup or you’re looking for a great natural remedy during cold and flu season, I definitely recommend giving this recipe a try. It’s gluten, grain and dairy free.

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Green Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

This smoothie will provide you with the right balance of macro-nutrients, including protein, making it a great meal replacement.

Try replacing one meal a day with a nutrient-rich smoothie like this one. It’s a great approach to weight loss and better health!

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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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