Coconut Waffles with Raspberry Sauce (Dairy Free)

Breakfast

A plate of waffles stacked with raspberry sauce and coconut with the Vitamix blender.

You could make regular waffles for Mother’s Day… but why?  Plain ol’ waffles get a tropical (and dairy-free) makeover with a double dose of coconut, dolled up with coconut whip and a drizzle of pretty raspberry sauce just in time to spoil your sweet mom on Mother’s Day!

Tropical ‘Nice’ Cream Sandwiches (vegan)

Desserts & Baking, Recipes, Vegan

Tropical Nice Cream (vegan) sandwiches using Almond Breeze almond beverage, rolled in toasted flaked coconut and perfect for a healthy summer treat!

It’s that time of the year that we’ve all been waiting for … ice cream season!  Summer weather has us dreaming of days spent lounging poolside, frilly bikinis and of course all of the indulgences that go with it!  One of our all-time favourite summer foods are ice cream sandwiches: I mean, what is there not to love?

Top Secret Granola

Breakfast, Recipes

Top Secret Granola

I started making granola back in my university days for a healthy (and cheap, let’s face it) snack, and haven’t really stopped.  I’m proud to say that my granola has evolved since my first attempts, which had no fat and many experimental ways to sweeten the granola with varying degrees of success.  I settled into this recipe after a decade … View The Post

Strawberry Rhubarb Bars (Gluten-Free)

Desserts & Baking, Gluten-Free, Recipes

Strawberry Rhubarb Bars (Gluten-Free)

I still remember the first time (which was coincidentally the last time) that I tried rhubarb straight out of the garden.  Now, I don’t mean in a pie or jam, I mean straight out of the garden with nothing else.  Wow. My mouth hurts just thinking about it.  Not that it deterred me a single bit.  It remains one of … View The Post

Coconut Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Coconut Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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 oatmeal cookie 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 … View The Post