Desserts

Grain-Free Carrot Cake Cookies

March 5, 2013 30 Days of vegetables
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30 Days of Vegetables – Day 28 When I started making this recipe, I had no idea I what was going to end up with. I honestly thought I was going to make crackers. Turns out I wasn’t in the mood for crackers. Apparently I wanted cookies… Ha! What else is new? I changed my […]

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Valentines Day Chocolate Cake

February 9, 2013 Desserts
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Happy Saturday everyone! I hope you are enjoying the snow! We decided to make the best of it, and take our dogs outside for a little fun. Their idea of fun is to hold me down and lick my face… FUN! I have the weather to thank for two new, delicious recipes. I had originally […]

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Blueberry Banana Bread

December 21, 2012 Breakfast
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For the past month, I have had a 2kg bag of blueberries in my freezer. And after consuming an entire 2kg bag of frozen mango (in my mango smoothies), I decided it was about time I started eating these blueberries! So, the obvious choice was to come up with a recipe for a blueberry smoothie. […]

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Apple Almond Butter Breakfast Muffins

October 23, 2012 Breakfast
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Turning my negatives into positives…. Last weekend, my husband and I had breakfast at Cora’s. (That’s not the negative… don’t jump to conclusions so quickly!) As we were leaving I found a stack of recipe cards for Cora’s “Apple and Maple Muffins”, and even though I was stuffed with eggs, fruit, toast and a suspiciously […]

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Healthy Halloween Chocolate Recipe

October 18, 2012 Desserts
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Maintaining healthy eating habits during halloween can be difficult. Everywhere you turn is another sweet treat tempting you to discard your nutrient filled snack and indulge on empty calories of saturated fats and refined sugar! For this reason, I have come up with a six step plan to help you avoid a full out chocolate […]

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Coconut Flour Experiment

June 20, 2012 Desserts
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I hate coconut flour! It doesn’t matter what I am trying to make with it, I just can’t get the recipe right! The last time I attempted to use coconut flour, it was in a maple cinnamon muffin recipe. I was so excited…dreaming of cinnamon rolls…when I bit into the muffin and gagged! This time, […]

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Delicious Raw Brownies

April 25, 2012 Desserts
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Prep Time: 10 minutes Servings: 9 1 cup Whole pitted dates – 240 cal 1 cup Walnuts – 880 cal 2 tbs Honey – 120 cal 4 tbs Cocoa – 80 cal 1 tspVanilla Extract – 0 cal Total Calories – 1320 cal Calories per serving – Approx. 147 cal To prepare these brownies, you […]

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Heather’s Ugly Muffins

March 23, 2012 Breakfast
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A.K.A. Carrot Banana Muffins Wet Ingredients: 3 Eggs 1.5 tbs Coconut Oil melted 2 tbs Almond Milk 3 tbs Maple Syrup 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract 1/2 tsp Grated Ginger Dry Ingredients: 1/2 c Rolled Oats ground into flour 1/2 c Quinoa Flakes ground into flour* 2 tbs Ground Flax 1 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Pumpkin […]

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Delicious Apple Crisp

March 22, 2012 Desserts
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Apple Crumble Servings: 4 Crumble Ingredients: 1 cup Rolled Oats 1/2 cup Quinoa Flakes 1/2 cup Almond Flour 2 tbs Ground Flax 1 tbs Cinnamon 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice 2 tbs Coconut Oil 3 tbs Maple Syrup 2 tsp Vanilla Extract 2 tbs Crystalized Sugar Apple Layer Ingredients: 4 Apples pealed, cord, and sliced […]

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Nanaimo Bars

January 3, 2012 Desserts
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Bottom Layer: 1c Walnuts 1/2 c Almonds 1/2 c Dates 2 tbs Cocoa Powder 2 tbs Honey 1 tsp Vanilla extract Middle Layer: 1 500g container of Cottage Cheese 4 tbs Honey 2 tsp Vanilla Extract Pinch of Salt 1/2 c Rolled Oats Option: Green Food Colouring Top: 3 Bricks of Unsweetened Dark Chocolate 4 […]

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