Chia Jam

Gluten-Free, Sides, Vegan

5 Minute Chia Jam sweetened with natural maple syrup

Chia jam is so quick and easy to make, I’m scratching my head wondering what took me so long to make it! This version is naturally sweetened with a touch of maple syrup and whipped up in under 5 minutes (not including setting time): that’s my kinda…well, jam!

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Apricot Creamsicles

Snacks

Homemade Apricot Creamsicles

Whenever I have a fruit overload situation my immediate reaction is to bust out the popsicle maker – my apricot ‘situation’ was no exception, Apricot Creamsicles it was! We LOVE making our own popsicles at home, and the boys are always right in there helping.  There are so many reasons to make your own versus buying them at the store. … View The Post

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Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes

Desserts & Baking

Strawberries and Cream Cupcakes

I was at a birthday party this summer where some talented gal made Peaches and Cream Cupcakes…they were to die for! Of course, living in the Okanagan I will take any chance I can get to use fruit in a recipe.  It was my inspiration for making these cupcakes.

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Peach Cherry Salsa

Appies & Snacks, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan

Peach Cherry Salsa made from local Okanagan fruit by Fraiche Nutrition

Anyone who lives in the Okanagan knows that there’s a sweet spot in the middle of summer where cherry and peach season overlap.  It’s the definition of PURE HEAVEN!  It’s as though Mother Nature had a burst of generosity and decided to completely spoil us rotten for a few weeks.

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Berry Crisp

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Berry Crisp

We had the best time at the cabin picking Saskatoon berries this summer.  It’s one of the things that I most look forward to up there, there’s something so therapeutic and simple about gathering your own food. Now that Charlie is bigger he joined me and my Dad in the adventure and loved it.  I’m pretty sure more of the … View The Post

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