Orange Hemp Muffins & 10 Other Ways to Use Hemp Hearts (plus a giveaway)!

Baking, Breakfast, Nutrition Posts, Smoothies

Have you ever wondered what makes a food a ‘superfood’?  It’s a term that’s thrown around rather loosely these days!  According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary: superfood noun  su·per·food \ ˈsü-pər-ˌfüd \ Definition of superfood. plural superfoods. : a food (such as salmon, broccoli, or blueberries) that is rich in compounds (such as antioxidants, fiber, or fatty acids) considered beneficial to a person’s … View The Post

Gingerbread Energy Bites (gluten free)

Gluten-Free, Snacks, Vegan

Gingerbread Energy Bites by Tori Wesszer, Registered Dietitian made with Genuine Health protein powder and loaded with nutrition!

It’s that time of year when we trade in the pumpkin for gingerbread, and I personally couldn’t be happier! I mean, I love pumpkin, but I’ve seriously tested the limits of how many pumpkin dishes a person can consume this season.  Time to move on. I wanted to create something that tasted like a cookie but is super healthy.  I … View The Post

Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

Gluten-Free, Holiday Dishes, Sides, Vegan

Gluten Free Mushroom Quinoa Pilaf

This gluten-free dish is packed with earthy flavours and is perfect for the holiday table!  A couple of our family members can’t eat gluten, so we are ALWAYS on the hunt for dishes that we can easily whip together that everyone will love!  Because who wants to cook two separate meals?  I mean, putting on a holiday spread is a … View The Post

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Holiday Dishes

The holidays aren’t the holidays without pumpkin pie.  But what if you’re unable to eat gluten?  Dry your tears, this pie is your answer!  Rich and flaky with a perfect hint of fall spices, this pie will check all of your boxes.  I was so excited to work with Nature’s Fare Markets to create this recipe: my aunt and cousin … View The Post

Charlie’s Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Breakfast, Gluten-Free

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal by Fraiche Nutrition

Weekdays are nuts.  Like really nuts.  Anybody agree?  Getting two kids out the door feels like pure mayhem most days!  I’m UH-MAZED at you moms who all pull it off (especially for those of you with more than two kids), mommyhood isn’t for the weak! Now, let’s talk breakfast.  Charlie is one of those kids who can’t sit still, and … View The Post

Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes

Desserts & Baking

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

I was at a birthday party this summer where some talented gal made Peaches and Cream Cupcakes…they were to die for! Of course, living in the Okanagan I will take any chance I can get to use fruit in a recipe.  It was my inspiration for making these cupcakes.

Pumpkin Pecan Granola (Gluten-Free)

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Snacks

I clearly remember when I started making my own granola.  It was back in the 90’s when I was going to University, waitressing during the nights to get by and watching every single penny I spent.  I decided one day that it was time that I made my own granola and to save a few extra bucks, rolled up my … View The Post

Apple Zucchini Bread

Baking, Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Registered Dietitian Tori Wesszer shows you how to make zucchini apple bread that the whole family will LOVE!

The transition from summer to fall is my FAVOURITE time of the year.  The crisp air and gorgeous colours when the trees turn make me want to dive into a cozy knit sweater, throw on the slippers, steep some tea and crank up the oven to bake.  Is anybody else with me? I’ve always been a baker, truly since I … View The Post