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Gluten-Free Prune Chocolate Brownies

Prune Chocolate Brownies (Gluten-Free + Dairy-Free)

Now that it’s February, are you ready to set the green smoothies and kale salads aside for some gluten-free chocolate brownies? Of course you are. These gluten-free and vegan prune chocolate brownies are sort of detoxifying, because prunes are loaded with fibre that helps us poop on the regular and eliminate harmful wastes. Just in case […]

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Raw Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

Raw, Nut-Free Chocolate Brownies

After 12 weeks of ice cream, perhaps you were expecting a recipe for salad or juice. Nope! The reason? This healthy, portable, nut-free and easy treat is too good not to share for back-to-school season. A lovechild of sunflower double chocolate chip cookies and raw cocoa nibbles, these raw brownies will only take you a few […]

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Gluten-free and vegan coconut macaroons

Passover Lemon Coconut Macaroons (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

If you’re Jewish and grew up in Toronto, it’s very likely you had grandparents who flew or drove down to Florida for the winter. My mother’s parents bopped around a few rented apartments before purchasing their own condo in Lake Worth. It’s been nearly 15 years since I’ve been there, so my recollection is a […]

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Healthy Gluten-Free Nanaimo Bars

Lentil-Spiked Nanaimo Bars (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

The last time I created Nanaimo bars five years ago, they were dairy-free, gluten-free and egg-free. But they weren’t exactly healthy, since they were full of white sugar and fake vegan margarine and processed gluten-free graham crackers. It’s been on my mind for a while to recreate a new version using whole food ingredients, but […]

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Mini Gluten-Free Brownies with Carob

Mini Gluten-Free Carob Brownies

I have been a longtime carob lover. Carob for-evah! And carob folded into adorable mini gluten-free brownies? All the better. My love of carob doesn’t stem from being raised on a commune with hippie parents who served me broccoli trees and millet. Surprisingly, it comes from attending religious school. Each year on the Jewish holiday […]

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Maple Vanilla No-Bake Granola Bars

It only takes seven ingredients to pull together a batch of these delicious no-bake bars. They’re high in protein, packed with whole-grain fibre and healthy saturated fats, and they’re naturally sweetened. Head on over to the Genuine Health sports nutrition website for the recipe! ‘Cause while I’m athletically challenged, I can still use protein powder […]

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Popped Sorghum Squares

These were supposed to be popped sorghum balls. Then I got lazy, because it was Sunday afternoon and my book was waiting to be read and I didn’t want to spend extra time fastidiously shaping popped sorghum balls, despite how cute they probably would have looked in a photo.  So out came the loaf pan. […]

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Nutty Lucuma Bars

I have become obsessed with no-bake bars and squares. They’re easy. They’re delish. And this recipe is so healthy it’s practically a salad. Here’s why: Walnuts are packed with omega-3s, protein and fibre Flaxseeds contain unique plant fibres called lignans that offer antioxidant protection; flax also has a mucilaginous quality, lending a soothing hand to […]

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Chocolate-Covered Medjool Date Bars

This is a sponsored post by Natural Delights Medjool Dates, which means I was compensated for my time to develop this recipe. I vet products carefully to ensure they align with my nutritional values, and only feature brands I genuinely use and enjoy. As always, any opinions expressed here are my own. I’ll be straight […]

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No-Bake Sunbutter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

These granola bars are a lovely combo of healthy fats, complex carbohydrates, plant-based protein and anti-inflammatory nutrients. They’re perfect for a mid-morning snack, post-workout replenishment or afternoon pick-me-up. Or if you’re simply craving a hit of tasty coconutty-chocolatey-sunbuttery sweetness. A little goes a long way here, since these are very nutrient-dense. I cut my slab […]

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