Granola Bars

Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Healthy homemade granola bars by Tori Wesszer of Fraiche Nutrition

Finding a healthy snack isn’t always easy.  I have always loved granola bars, but struggle with the fact that many store-bought granola bars overly sweet and full of ingredients that I would rather not have in my food.  And it’s so easy to make your own!  If you need them to be gluten-free simply ensure that you use wheat-free oats and coconut which … View The Post

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Chocolate Banana Olive Oil Cake

Desserts & Baking

Chocolate Chunk Olive Oil Banana Cake with Lisianthus Flowers, a vintage fork and a Gingham napkin on a white farmhouse table

Who doesn’t LOVE banana cake?  Our clan is obsessed, and the novelty of a freshly baked loaf of banana bread coming out of the oven never seems to wear out.  I’ve had the same recipe on repeat for over 25 years (there’s a reason, it’s SO GOOD… and yes, I’m that old if you are doing the math lol), and … View The Post

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Strawberry Lemon Sweetheart Crêpes & a Vitamix Giveaway!

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Holiday Dishes

Strawberry Sweetheart Crepes with cute heart-shaped strawberries and dairy free along with a Vitamix Giveaway!

GIVEAWAY TIME!  I am THRILLED to announce a year-long partnership with one of my favourite brands… VITAMIX!!  And what a better way to kick it off than with a VITAMIX GIVEAWAY and a delicious recipe for my Strawberry Lemon Sweetheart Crêpes (dairy-free option), just in time to impress the pants of of your sweetie for Valentine’s Day! SHOP THE POST … View The Post

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

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Nutrition Posts, Smoothies

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

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

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Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Holiday Dishes

Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

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

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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.

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Apple Zucchini Bread

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?

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