Cheesy Meatballs

Want to make meatballs without the breadcrumbs? Then let me introduce you to nutritional yeast! Nutritional yeast is cheesy flavoured vegan superfood that not only stands in for cheese, but it also has a salty flavour. Nutritional yeast is high in B-vitamins, chromium and natural glutamic acid (which make is a great superfood for those struggling with fatigue, alcoholism and …

Cream of Seed Cereal

Looking for a more wholesome and wheat free alternative to cream of wheat cereal? You can still get the same texture and taste of Cream of Wheat cereal (without the gluten and anti nutrients) by using this nutritious seed grain alternative containing millet, amaranth, buckwheat and quinoa. Seed grains are not technically grains, but cook up just like them being …

Tuna Cakes (grain free)

This is a simple, wholesome fast food that the whole family will enjoy for breakfast, lunch or supper! Tuna Cakes (makes 8 medium tuna cakes) What you will need: 2 cans tuna (no salt added) 2 cups almond flour 2 eggs 1 tsp unrefined sea salt butter or coconut oil optional ingredients to taste: fresh herbs of your choice lemon rind …

Bacon (oven baked): How to make it healthier

As a traditional foods based holistic nutritionist I get a lot of questions about whether or not it is healthy to eat bacon. Concerns abound over pork. Some are realistic- like concerns over parasites, but others are nebulous -such as the widespread phobia of saturated fat. Another partially revealing concern that my clients have is about how eating pork is …

Chocolate not oat meal (instant breakfast cereal)

One of my favourite breakfasts growing up was a bowl of piping hot and steamy Chocolate Oatmeal.  This morning I ran out of dried fruit for our regular chia cereal, so out of necessity I had to come up with a quick and easy alternative. Then it occurred to me…. could I make something akin to ‘chocolate oatmeal’ with chia seeds? Why yes, mam …

Coconut Bean Nut Butter Fudge

This healthy homemade fudge packs a powerful protein punch not only because of the peanut butter, but also because of the beans! Along with the nourishing and grounding nutrition of coconut oil, these are not only nutrient dense, but a delicious treat you can feel great about serving up as a lovely afternoon or after dinner snack! Coconut Bean Nut …

Juice Jello

  Read the label on that box of Jello and you’ll discover that along with gelatin, it includes: white sugar (or artificial sweetener), artificial colour and artificial flavouring. Sounds like the perfect recipe for bouncing off the walls, doesn’t it? No mother wants that, yet most children love jello! What to do? Want to discover the perfect alternative to conventional …

GAPS Pancakes (grain free, dairy free)

Can you imagine it? Pancakes-w/o flour? I remember the first time I heard of GAPS pancakes- it was hard for me to conceptualize that one could even make pancakes without flour! At the time I watched a youtube of a lady making the tiny toonie size pancakes and the whole idea seemed time consuming and delicate -so I never bothered. …

GF, GAPS-legal peanut butter treats

Last night I had a hankerin’ for something. Anything. I am a recovering popcorn addict so I had to think of something quick- before obsessive thoughts of freshly popped popcorn dripping with butter and sea salt got the best of me… I rushed over to the kitchen and thankfully, was struck by freestyle snackin’ genius. I blobbed together a bit …