Chocolate Monkey Power Smoothie

Get back on track this year with my Chocolate Monkey Power Smoothie! I created this yummy power smoothie for Downright Domestic viewers who are on the go and love staying active. The segment aired on Rogers TV in December, but if you missed it you can watch it here! Watch to learn how to make…

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Liver Detox Smoothie Recipe

Liver Detox Smoothie is extremely refreshing, it has a warming spiciness from the ginger, a sweetness from the beet and a sourness from the lemon. It is one my of favourite smoothies from the Holistic in the City 21 Day Smoothie Guide because it is not a super sweet smoothie. Liver Detox Smoothie is the perfect smoothie…

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Coronation Grape Chia Jam

Coronation Grape Chia Jam is a deliciously tart grape jam made with chia seeds instead of gelatin making it raw and vegan. Coronation grapes are a seedless variety of concord grape found in Canada that have a sweet and sour taste that bursts in your mouth.  Coronation Grape Chia Jam is sweetened with stevia to highlight the…

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Mango Turmeric Smoothie

Mango Turmeric Smoothie, aka The Yellow Gazebo Smoothie, is a creamy smoothie that is sweetened with juicy mangoes and flavoured with toasted coconut. The turmeric added to the smoothie creates the vibrant yellow color and has a multitude of health benefits that can be found in my Curry Kale Quinoa Bowl Recipe. Why Smoothies? When…

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Broccoli Cornbread Quiche

Broccoli Cornbread Quiche is a fun twist on traditional quiche. It has a moist gluten free cornbread base topped with fluffy dairy free broccoli quiche. The flavors are really simple letting the cornbread, eggs and broccoli shine through. It took me a long time to create the recipe for the gluten free base of the…

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Carrot Molasses Muffins

Vegan Carrot Molasses Muffins are super moist and taste like gingerbread. They are made with nutty spelt flour, sweetened with iron rich blackstrap molasses and laced with walnuts and ginger. The fiber packed carrots keep the muffins super moist and they are an excellent way to use up carrot pulp leftover from juicing.  Vegan carrot molasses muffins make a satisfying make-ahead breakfast and…

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Chocolate Lover’s Granola

Chocolate Lover’s Granola is a healthy and guilt free way to indulge in some early morning chocolate. It is naturally sweetened with a small amount maple syrup and is high in fiber and protein from almonds, walnuts, sunflower seeds and chia seeds. The raw cacao powder, raw cacao nibs and goji berries pack this granola full…

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Gluten Free Quiche

Mini Mediterranean Gluten Free Quiche is made with flaky gluten free paleo crust and is filled with delicious Mediterranean flavors like sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, garlic and black olives. These mini quiches are dairy-free and make a perfect appetizer or brunch item. Eggs Eggs are considered a high-quality protein because they contain a complete range of amino…

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Apple Cider Smoothie

Hot Apple Cider Smoothie is warm and comforting smoothie that is a perfect way to detox after the holiday season. It is sweetened with apples and spiced with ginger and cinnamon.  You won’t be able to taste the spinach but it adds vitamin and mineral packed green goodness. Hot Apple Cider Smoothie is gluten free, paleo and vegan.…

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Breakfast Quinoa

Quinoa for breakfast?!?! Why not! If you add the right ingredients quinoa is a great alternative to your morning oats. Breakfast Quinoa is a wonderful vegan and gluten free breakfast that will keep you feeling full for hours. Quinoa, seeds and nuts are packed with protein which will keep you going until lunch time with no snacks…

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Stack’em High Spelt Pancakes

It’s so quick and easy to make these fluffy spelt pancakes you will never make pancakes out of the box again! Have you heard of spelt flour? Its flour made from an ancient grain that is easier to digest than regular white or whole wheat flour. Spelt four contains more protein and vitamin B2 than…

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Date Bliss Balls

  Looking for a nutritious dessert or a power snack? Well look no further! These Date Bliss Balls are naturally sweetened and full of delicious and nutritious seeds and nuts. Date Bliss Balls are packed with protein and fiber to give you energy to keep going. Perfect for a mid-afternoon pick me up, a before the gym…

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