Creamy Orange Chia Pudding (vegan & gluten free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Creamy Orange Chia Pudding with a zest of orange made with Florida Orange Juice in minutes!

I never really understood how mornings could be so hectic for people with kids before I had them myself. I mean, how busy could it get? The answer, as I discovered, is REALLY busy. Pure crazy some mornings to be honest! I can read the looks on moms’ faces as I drop Charlie off to school. It’s that ‘our-morning-was-crazy-too’ look. … View The Post

Tropical Green Chia Pudding with Coconut Crunch (gluten-free, vegan)

Appies & Snacks, Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

Tropical Green Chia Pudding with Coconut Crunch

I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect the whole chia pudding trend to last as long as it has.  However, I think I cast that judgement before I actually TRIED chia pudding!  Super healthy, yummy, easy to make and incredibly versatile, it’s no wonder that it’s had such staying power.  I love green smoothies (another trend that I hope never goes away) … View The Post

Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Breakfast, Recipes, Smoothies

Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Do you ever wake up craving chocolate for breakfast?  Not my norm, but there are days…  This chocolate peanut butter smoothie has it all in my books. Chocolate and peanut butter (instant win) with the goodness of chia seeds and bananas.  My day just got that much better, here’s to a fabulous start to yours! This serves 2 (not 1, … View The Post

Coconut Chia Seed Pudding (Gluten-Free)

Breakfast, Gluten-Free

coconut chia seed pudding

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. This … View The Post

Vanilla Bean Rice Pudding (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Vanilla Bean Rice Pudding

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