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Gluten-Free Blueberry Sage Muffins

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m a terrible gardener. Like truly, truly awful. The only plants that survived my good intentions were sage and rosemary. I can take no credit for this – those plants just kept growing, no matter what I did or didn’t do. We live in Vancouver, BC […]

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Dairy-Free Mocha Almond Chocolate

Mocha Almond Dairy-Free Chocolates

Hello, friends! I’m popping in today to share a quick and easy recipe for dairy-free chocolates, which was inspired by the mocha almond fudge ice cream recipe I made a few months ago that I basically ate in one sitting. (No, no, I didn’t eat it all at once – but I was tempted.) As […]

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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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From Scratch Cooking 2016

From Scratch Cooking 2016: an E-Cookbook For Charity

Sometimes, the weight of sadness in the world feels like it’s crushing me. When I read the post ‘All the things that softly kill me‘ last week by Danielle Laporte, it was as if she was channeling the folds of my brain. We live in the same city, so I see the type of men […]

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Win a Copy of My Second Anti-Inflammatory Cookbook!

I’m a huge fan of recipes that are no-fuss, simple, healthful and delicious. I’ve had numerous workshop participants exclaim ‘That’s it?!?’ after watching me create a recipe. A couple of months ago, I announced the arrival of my first cookbook, Anti-Inflammatory Diet and Action Plans. The feedback on this book has been incredible, and thank […]

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Dairy-Free Potato Pie Smoothie

Vegan Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

Sweet potatoes and yams are usually referred to interchangeably – I’m guilty of this, too. Throughout this blog, you’ll see me refer to recipes and ingredients as yams where they are, in fact, sweet potatoes. (Check out the Kitchn for a helpful tutorial to help you tell the difference.) I use the word ‘yam’ because I […]

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Dairy-Free Mashed Yams

Naked Mashed Sweet Potatoes (Vegan)

Some foods taste better when they are simple and unadorned – and sweet potatoes unquestionably fall within that category. I use sweet potatoes in all sorts of recipes: blended into dips, as the base for crusts, in chocolate pudding, and of course in soups. Sweet potatoes make everything taste better. But my favourite way to eat them is steamed […]

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Prunes

Chocolate-Dipped Prunes (Dairy-Free)

Prunes have a marketing problem. I’m sure more than half of my readers didn’t even click on this post when they spied the word ‘prunes’ in the title, even alongside the promise of chocolate. I’ll bet most of you associate prunes with two things: your grandmother, and constipation. A few years ago, plum growers lobbied […]

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Vegan Carrot Ginger Soup

5 Foods to Boost Your Immunity This Winter

Fall and winter can be challenging times of the year. In many places, autumn means a chill in the air and an increased risk of colds or flus, plus with the holidays there are a multitude of unhealthy temptations that can degrade our health and leave our immune systems vulnerable. There are, however, a load of […]

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Gluten-Free Side Dishes

Gluten-Free Ideas for Holiday Side Dishes

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who cook side dishes and those who don’t. I’m in the latter category. It’s not that I don’t enjoy eating sides, I’m simply too lazy to make them on a daily basis. I’m more of a one-pot or slow cooker kind of gal, especially during the […]

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