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Strawberry Banana Popsicles in large tray of ice cubes

Strawberry Banana Popsicles

A sweet treat that you don’t have to guilty about! These strawberry banana popsicles are the best of both worlds. They’re made using wholesome ingredients, and will satisfy that sweet tooth. Plus, they’re great when you need to beat the heat. I tested these out on my two boys and they loved them even more than store bought, so that’s…

pasta and zucchini meatballs in plate with cashew cheese sprinkled on top

Sneaky Zucchini Meatballs [Vegan+GF+Oil Free]

If you’re having trouble getting veggies into your little ones (or yourself), these sneaky zucchini meatballs are for you! Loaded with veggies, and 100% wholesome ingredients, these “meatballs” are just what your dinner menu needs. Serve with whole grain pasta, or pasta of choice. Or serve them alongside some Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles)ย or Sweet Potato Noodles to really amp up your…

stack of almond butter cookies with cookie leaning on side

Almond Butter Cookies [V+GF+Oil Free]

Almond butter cookies are tasty, crumbly, salty-sweet, and delightful! These easy to make cookies use five simple ingredients and simple methods, ready in just about 20 minutes, from start to finish. Step aside peanut butter cookies! ๐Ÿ™‚ You’ll need only 5 ingredients to make these yummy cookies: a flax egg almond butter (homemade or store bought) unrefined coconut sugar baking…

stack of pancakes with maple syrup being poured on top

Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes – Vegan & GF

Another day, another pancake recipe! This time, I’ve got lemon poppy seed pancakes for you. Starbucks has a delicious lemon poppy seed bread that I just love, so I thought a pancake version was in order. These pancakes are a little tart, a little sweet, and a lot delicious. They also happen to be perfect for all eating preferences. They’re…

line of cookies in white platter

Pecan Butter Cookies [V+GF+Oil Free]

You may recall my post from a couple of weeks back on How to Make Homemade Pecan Butter. Well, of course I just had to take pecan butter to the next level and bring your these AMAZING, moist, buttery soft (without butter), pecan butter cookies! There are no words. These are the most delicious nut butter cookies I’ve ever eaten!…

lentil spinach pancake stack on white plate

Lentil Spinach Pancakes [GF+Oil Free]

These lentil spinach pancakes are great for breakfast, but their savoury flavours also make this a perfect dinner option. Now you and your kids can have pancakes for dinner, and there’s really nothing to feel guilty about! These savoury pancakes are packed with protein and they taste great too. Best of all, they are quick and easy to make on…

Polenta-pizza

Oil Free Polenta Pizza Crust [V+GF]

Pizza is one of those foods that I could eat every day and never tire of. With tons of crust and topping combinations, there’s always a unique way to enjoy pizza. This oil free polenta pizza crust is naturally gluten free and a fantastic, delicious option for anyone avoiding gluten. Or just anyone craving pizza! Polenta pizza is easy to…

mashed potatoes in bowl with rosemary garnish

Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes (or stovetop)

These “skinny” Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes are flavourful and satisfying, without the added fat from oil or dairy. So if you’re looking for lower calorie comfort food options, this one is for you! These mashed potatoes get all their creaminess using unsweetened cashew milk. Or you may sub for your favourite dairy free milk instead. How do you make mashed…

Chickpea Nuggets in serving dish with ketchup on the side

Baked Chickpea Nuggets [Allergen Free]

Chickpeas are definitely one of my favourite versatile ingredients. You can turn chickpeas into almost anything. From meatloaf, to frittata, and even cookies! So now it’s time for some kid approved, delicious, dunkable, chickpea nuggets! I’ve had a few requests for a chickpea version after publishing my Baked Lentil Veggie Nuggets. (Which if you haven’t tried those yet, you totally…