I have been wanting to make coconut chia seed pudding for ages, and now I’m wondering what took me so long. What an EASY and yummy treat! Chia seeds, a well-known ‘Super Food,’ are packed with fibre, omega-3’s and protein. Really, a Dietitian’s dream. They have a gel-like quality that gives them natural thickening properties, with no cooking needed.
I started making these as regular (not gluten-free) cookies, but changed my mind at the last second simply because it was so easy to make them gluten-free! All I needed in my pantry was gluten-free oats and of course Patricia Chuey’s gluten-free flour blend so I thought, why not? Now, I’m not on a gluten-free diet, and I’m not a proponent … View The Post
I love smoothies but I admittedly get tired of the same old fruit and yogurt versions. This banana protein smoothie is an unexpected twist from the norm and is PACKED with protein and fibre to keep you feeling full and energized throughout the morning. Dates and bananas are both loaded with potassium and fibre, and the whey, milk and peanut … View The Post
I confess, it’s always been the pie filling, not the crust, that I’m after. I’d say that this is especially the case with pumpkin pie, the quintessential fall dessert. The good news is that skipping the crust makes it so much lighter in the calorie department! Pumpkin is rich in fibre, carotenoids and Vitamin A, which may help improve night … View The Post
We can’t get enough of these Mexican flavours in our house: honestly, we cook a Mexican meal nearly once a week. This is a super healthy and filling kale salad that incorporates the Super Food kale into the mix to give it a bit more texture, fibre and vitamins. In addition to only having 33 calories per cup, kale is … View The Post
Rice pudding seems to be one of those childhood staple deserts that I keep coming back to. The best part is that it is so easy AND is naturally gluten free. If you want to make this vanilla bean rice pudding vegan, substitute the eggs for the chia seeds and the whole milk for the almond milk and voila, vegan comfort … View The Post
Eating gluten-free can be a challenge, especially when it comes to baking. Enter my friend and long-time mentor Patricia Chuey. When faced with the same food challenge, she stepped up to the plate and created her own gluten-free flour blend that knocks the socks off of any other gluten-free flour on the market.
As soon as Fall arrives I get this urge to make soup every day. There is something so cozy about a pot of soup, full of vegetables, simmering on the stove. Lentils are packed with fibre and protein, making this a perfect vegetarian dish to add to your repertoire of quick meals. Here is my take on lentil soup that … View The Post