Cherry Citrus Oat Bran Muffins

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking

Cherry Citrus Oat Bran Muffins (can also be made with any berry) - a great nut-free snack for kids school lunches! Fraiche Nutrition

Back to school is right around the corner (gulp!) and my mom brain is already thinking of school lunch ideas and healthy snacks for Max and Charlie.  These cherry muffins are moist and not too sweet with a touch of citrus and a healthy dose of fibre… not that you can tell!

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Vegan Zucchini Bread or Muffins

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Snacks

Vegan Zucchini Bread (or Muffins) by Tori Wesszer, Registered Dietitian with FraicheNutrition.com

Ah summer.  There are so many awesome things that summer brings, and among these … zucchini by the boatload.  I feel that zucchini may be Max’s soul vegetable.  I mean, neither of them know when to stop. When you have zucchini, chances are you have a LOT of zucchini… yes?

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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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