Chocolate Tahini Energy Bars (Gluten Free)

Gluten-Free, Snacks

First things first: I had no idea it was so easy to make homemade energy bars! That being said, I have to confess that this recipe took AGES to perfect, a rather humbling experience.  I mean, creating an energy bar should be so simple, right?  After five (yes, FIVE) failed attempts, these one-step beauties were created and were a crowd … View The Post

Chocolate Vegan Waffles

Breakfast

Waffles: can you get a more perfect food?  We make them on a regular basis at our house, with frozen extras in the freezer for ’emergencies’ at all times.  Don’t judge me, we take breakfast seriously around our neck of the woods.

Coconut Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Desserts

Our family LOVES sweets, so I am continuously on a mission to give decadent family recipes a makeover and create treats that taste great but that are better for us. This recipe started with no flour and no butter/coconut oil, but left a very dry cookie, which wasn’t what I was going for! So a little compromise was in order… … View The Post

Chia Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

Breakfast, Smoothies

Do you ever wake up craving chocolate for breakfast?  Not my norm, but there are days…  This Chia 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 … View The Post

Coconut Black Bean Brownies (gluten-free)

Baking, Desserts, Gluten-Free

My super cool grandma started making chickpea brownies long before they were trendy: I guess I have some catching up to do! I wanted to try it with black beans to get that rich dark colour to the brownies, and they turned out AWESOME.  Now, these aren’t your typical chewy brownie, as they don’t have any flour in them (no … View The Post