These flourless brownies are very high in fibre due to the sweet potato, carob and flax. They are also a source of healthy fats, no matter if you choose olive oil, grass-fed butter or coconut oil. Take this recipe a step further and slather them in ginger scented almond butter frosting!
Beets are rich in antioxidants, especially betalain, which provides the beautiful red colour and offers detoxification support. They are also high in folate, which is important in creating healthy red blood cells. This terrine is a real show stopper and makes great (healthy) party food!
I love making this soup with bone broth, with all of its healing properties; it’s rich in minerals to support the immune system, and contains collagen to reduce inflammation and repair the gut. Sweet potatoes are full of vitamin A and fibre. Vitamin A helps maintain healthy vision & neurological function. Wow, all of that in […]
This cake is gluten-free, grain-free and made without the use of binders like xanthan gum or guar gum. Compared to traditional cakes it is much higher in protein and fibre, as it is made with (a lot of) free range eggs, coconut flour and also good ol’ grass-fed butter. It’s sweetened with organic simple syrup, […]
This recipe can use sunflower seeds or pumpkin seeds, or both! Sunflower seeds are high in selenium and lecithin, while pumpkin seeds are a good source of vegetarian iron and zinc.
These grain-free blondies are sweet and moist, with fibre, protein and healthy saturated fat from coconut oil (that might sound like an oxymoron, but saturated fat helps to maintain healthy cell membranes, as well assist hormone production and calcium absorption. Hurray!!)
Coconut Cake with Pink Honey Buttercream & Organic Whipped Cream Gluten-free, Grain-free & Sugar-free To make the pink honey buttercream for this cake, simply add one teaspoon of beet powder to this recipe! It makes a wonderful sugar-free alternative to traditional frostings and icings. Photography: Priyanka Roy Studios Bouquet: Rococofloral
Written by Lisa Virtue, BA, NC If you ever find yourself in Argentina, you will most definitely be offered a cup of their national drink: yerba mate. Argentinians still drink this tea-like infusion with a gourd and bombilla (a round drinking vessel with filter-straw). Yerba mate is preferred over coffee not only in Argentina, but also […]
It turned out to be a wonderful day for taking pictures at Kits beach in Vancouver. The object of our affection on this gorgeously cloudy day, was this naked red berry wedding cake. Such rustic cake style is growing in popularity, as brides seek healthier cake options that still look great. Naked cakes are sometimes […]
Butter tarts are a Canadian tradition, and are most popular in Ontario (where I grew up and had the pleasure of indulging in such deliciousness!). These tarts are a healthy alternative, full of fibre and nutrition as they are made with coconut and almond flour, and sweetened with maple syrup. Dried blueberries are delicious in […]