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PB + Matcha Nice Cream

PB + Matcha Nice Cream

Bowls Breakfast Snacks
  Peanut Butter and Matcha Nice Cream Nice Cream is a dairy-free alternative to ice cream.This one uses frozen bananas...
Truffled Mushroom Soup

Truffled Mushroom Soup

Meal Prep Soups
  Truffled Mushroom Soup This is a strongly herbed soup that deeply warms and grounds you if you are feeling...
Amaranth Breakfast Bowl

Amaranth Breakfast Bowl

Bowls Breakfast
  Amaranth Breakfast Bowl Amaranth is a sweet-tasting seed, also known as an ancient grain.Much like quinoa, it pairs well...
Broccoli “Cheddar” Soup

Broccoli “Cheddar” Soup

Meal Prep Soups
  Broccoli “Cheddar” Soup This is a Paleo as well as a Vegan soup recipe.While I do love this soup,...
Chicken Pho Broth

Chicken Pho Broth

Soups
Chicken Pho Broth Want to eat an animal that's more affordable with a much smaller environmental impact than a cow?Chicken...
Dairy-Free Corn Chowder

Dairy-Free Corn Chowder

Meal Prep Soups
Dairy-Free Corn Chowder It is what it is, my dudes. 1/2 yellow onion, minced3 large carrots, thinly sliced1 red pepper,...
Paleo Banana Bread

Paleo Banana Bread

Breakfast Snacks
I'm always so scared to delve into the world of paleo baking but every time I do, it's so rewarding....
Balanced Bowl

Balanced Bowl

Bowls Meal Prep Protein Sauces
I would love to start a trend where we stop calling vegan bowls "Buddha Bowls" because I'm pretty sure if...
Ginger Stir Fry

Ginger Stir Fry

Bowls Meal Prep Sauces
If I could just sit at my desk with incense, coffee, my growing rock collection, and all my little plant...
Pulp and Seed Crackers

Pulp and Seed Crackers

Snacks
I've only had my juicer for a short while but I pretty quickly figured out that it's difficult to have...
Tomato Vegetable Soup

Tomato Vegetable Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Cutting out nightshades has not been going so well, needless to say. I didn't have tomatoes or peppers or potatoes...
Raspberry Salad Dressing

Raspberry Salad Dressing

Meal Prep Sauces
Does anyone else have a geographic tongue? I was having an amazing Yellowfin Tuna salad last night at a restaurant...
Root Vegetable Salad

Root Vegetable Salad

Bowls Meal Prep
"If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere" - Vincent van Gogh I always notice that quote on...
Creamy Dill Dressing

Creamy Dill Dressing

Sauces
Homemade dressing is always better than anything you'll find at the store. If you haven't done it yourself yet, this...
Easy Paleo Potato Soup

Easy Paleo Potato Soup

Soups
Easy Paleo Potato Soup 2 cups peeled and cubed red potatoes, 1/2″ cubes1/4 cup organic canned full-fat coconut milk2 tbsp...
Cream of Vegetable Soup

Cream of Vegetable Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Cream of Vegetable Paleo and Vegan cream of vegetable soup 3 carrots, diced1 red potato, diced1 celery stick, diced1/2 red...
Paleo Hollandaise Sauce

Paleo Hollandaise Sauce

Breakfast Sauces
Paleo Hollandaise Sauce 4 large free-range organic egg yolks1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil1/2 tsp...
Lotus Root Chips

Lotus Root Chips

Snacks
  Lotus Root Chips with Truffle Aioli Panfried Lotus Root and dip 1 medium-sized lotus root1/2 cup coconut or avocado...
Paleo Cream of Broccoli Soup

Paleo Cream of Broccoli Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Whale, I just got back from a lovely weekend trip to Banff with friends for a little birthday celebration and...
Honey Glazed Carrots

Honey Glazed Carrots

Meal Prep Snacks
Chocolate Honey Glazed Carrots 1 bunch of organic carrots with stems1 tbsp olive oil1/2 tsp sea salt1 tsp garlic powder2...
Apple Flower Dessert

Apple Flower Dessert

Snacks
  Apple Flower Dessert Impractical and Beautiful 3 gala apples3 tbsp honey1 tbsp fresh lemon juice1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp almond...
Paleo Taco Salad

Paleo Taco Salad

Bowls Meal Prep Protein
Pro tip: if you're a bone broth drinker, use the leftover taco seasoning to make a cup of broth! Paleo...
Paleo Carrot Loaf

Paleo Carrot Loaf

Breakfast Snacks
Fourth time’s a charm. I’ve been figuring this out for about a month now. I love carrot juice and didn’t...
Cacao Energy Balls

Cacao Energy Balls

Snacks
Hey guys! I just finished moving into my new place on Sunday and then started my new job on Monday...
Delicata Squash Filling

Delicata Squash Filling

Meal Prep Sauces
This recipe is inspired by the butternut squash ravioli at Cactus Club. If you've never tried delicata squash, it's probably...
Paleo Seed Bread

Paleo Seed Bread

Breakfast Meal Prep Snacks
  Paleo Seed Bread 2 cups Bob's Red Mill Paleo Baking Flour6 tbsp raw sunflower seeds6 tbsp raw sunflower seeds4...
Coconut Water Poached Pears

Coconut Water Poached Pears

Snacks
If you want your entire house to smell like Christmas and the aromatic representation of hugs, you should probs do...
Paleo Chicken Shawarma

Paleo Chicken Shawarma

Bowls Meal Prep Protein Sauces
I probably eat chicken shawarma 5-6 times a year and suddenly the world is ending because I can't eat it...
Paleo Beetroot Hummus

Paleo Beetroot Hummus

Sauces Snacks
I've always been a very hard worker and I always have had at least one job. I don't quit one...
Vegan Paleo Chili

Vegan Paleo Chili

Meal Prep Soups
“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You...
Kohlrabi and Leek Soup

Kohlrabi and Leek Soup

Meal Prep Soups
It's my absolute favourite time of the year again. I just jumped into September Whole30. The perfect excuse to not...
Decorated Sweet Potato

Decorated Sweet Potato

Meal Prep
I would have more to say if my fingernails weren't burning from cutting jalapeños for my lunches this week. I...
Paleo Breakfast Skillet

Paleo Breakfast Skillet

Bowls Breakfast Meal Prep
Apparently my new thing is putting things inside of red cabbage. This is what happens every time I find out...
Tuna Cabbage Boats

Tuna Cabbage Boats

Protein Snacks
  Tuna Cabbage Tacos Mayonnaise1 large egg1 tbsp dijon mustard2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice1 pinch salt1 cup light tasting...
Chicken + Avocado Pesto

Chicken + Avocado Pesto

Meal Prep Protein Sauces
I seriously told myself I would just enjoy a night off, no blogging. Nope. One of my favourite things about...
Spicy Salmon Cucumber Roll

Spicy Salmon Cucumber Roll

Meal Prep Protein
It's the one thing we're allergic to, that's always the most appealing. I'm so allergic to pineapples but because of...
Brussels Sprouts + Dill Sauce

Brussels Sprouts + Dill Sauce

Meal Prep Snacks
Do you ever have those weeks where it actually feels like everything is going right? I have experienced so many...
Paleo Hot Sandwiches

Paleo Hot Sandwiches

Meal Prep Protein
  Paleo Hot Sandwiches 2 cups chicken broth3 tbsp arrowroot starch2 cremini mushrooms (sliced)1 tbsp whole peppercorns1 tsp salt2 roasted...
Watermelon + Coconut

Watermelon + Coconut

Snacks
  Watermelon Coconut Snacks 1 watermelon (sliced 1/2" thick)1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut1/4 cup almond slivers Use a food mold...
Grilled Peaches + Nice Cream

Grilled Peaches + Nice Cream

Snacks
  Grilled Peaches & Banana Nice Cream 2 ripe peaches (halved and deseeded)2 ripe bananas (peeled, sliced and frozen)1/2 cup...
Chicken & Hummus Salad

Chicken & Hummus Salad

Meal Prep Sauces
Daddy needed a little bit of a detox after last nights shenanigans at the Urban Pedal Tour.  Ps:  I am...
Artichoke Shakshuka

Artichoke Shakshuka

Breakfast Meal Prep Protein
I had an existential crisis and resorted to making shakshuka and I was pretty happy with it.  I did a...
Chicken Skewers

Chicken Skewers

Meal Prep Protein
I need minimum one extra hand to do this food photo shit.  I had to hold the tongs far away...
Grilled Salmon + Zucchini

Grilled Salmon + Zucchini

Meal Prep Sauces
How to impress your summer guests?  Let's start with this amazing grill meal that can be entirely prepared in advance...
Root Vegetable Stew

Root Vegetable Stew

Meal Prep Soups
My roommate is officially getting annoyed with me referring to my mineral water as Dom Perignon and rapping to Drake...
Paleo Tom Yum Soup

Paleo Tom Yum Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Paleo Tom Yum Soup 4 cups chicken broth2 cups water2 lemongrass stalks5 lime leaves4 Thai red peppers3 garlic cloves1 shallot4...
High Fat Salmon Salad

High Fat Salmon Salad

Bowls Meal Prep
My roommate walked into the room and saw me eating this on the floor, and I made a halfhearted "embarrassed"...
Chicken + Zucchini

Chicken + Zucchini

Protein
What It Is: Zucchini, thinly sliced using a mandolin and cut into circles using a food mould. I spread some...
Easy Chicken Patty

Easy Chicken Patty

Meal Prep Protein
Easy Chicken Patties 1 lb ground chicken1/4 white onion (minced)2 garlic cloves (minced)1 egg1/2 tsp salt1/2 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp...
Sweet Potato & Leek Soup

Sweet Potato & Leek Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Herbed leek soup with a lot of flavour, and then some more flavour.  This was also my first time making...
Spicy Thai Chicken Soup

Spicy Thai Chicken Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Thai Chicken Soup 4 cups chicken broth200 ml half can organic coconut milk5 chicken drumsticks1 red pepper (sliced)1 yellow pepper...
Portobello Pizzas

Portobello Pizzas

Meal Prep Snacks
Portobello Pizzas Ingredients for Pizza Sauce3 ripe tomatoes2 tbsp olive oil2 tsp nutritional yeast1 tsp dried parsley1 tsp dried oregano1...
Butternut Squash Hummus

Butternut Squash Hummus

Sauces Snacks
My most classic and cherished original recipe: Butternut Squash Hummus. Creamy, legume-free for special diets that restrict consumption, and full...
Let’s Talk About Coffee

Let’s Talk About Coffee

Blog Breakfast
Since originally writing this, I have become aware of the effects of coffee consumption. Our society is known for not...
Raw Mango Kiwi Salsa

Raw Mango Kiwi Salsa

Meal Prep Protein Sauces Snacks
Raw Mango Kiwi Salsa Great on fish tacos 1/4 red onion (loosely chopped)1 ripe mango (peeled and pitted)2 kiwis (peeled...
Matcha Cacao Pudding Cups

Matcha Cacao Pudding Cups

Snacks
Matcha Cacao Pudding Matcha Layer1 Banana1/4 cup cashew milk1 tbsp ground cashew (or leftovers from cashew milk)1 tsp matcha1 tsp...
Garlic and Carrot Soup

Garlic and Carrot Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Garlic and Carrot Soup 5 purple carrots (peeled and chopped)3 purple garlic cloves (peeled and chopped)1 red onion (peeled and...
Sweet Potato “Toast”

Sweet Potato “Toast”

Meal Prep Protein Snacks
A quick, nutritious and delicious meal idea when you're in a pinch. I always keep sweet potatoes around just in...
Carrot and Green Apple Soup

Carrot and Green Apple Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Carrot & Green Apple Soup 6-7 organic carrots (peeled and chopped)2 green apples (peeled, cored and chopped)3 garlic cloves (minced)1...
Cauliflower Nalfredo

Cauliflower Nalfredo

Meal Prep Sauces
  Cauliflower Nalfredo 1 full head of cauliflower (cored)1/2 cup olive oil2 tbsp coconut oil3 cups vegetable broth4 garlic cloves1/2...
Cauliflower Risotto with Chicken Sausage

Cauliflower Risotto with Chicken Sausage

Meal Prep Protein
Cauliflower Risotto with Chicken Sausage Cauliflower Rice1 head of cauliflower2 tomatoes (diced)1/2 yellow onion (minced)2 garlic cloves (minced)1/4 cup coconut...
Purple Sweet Potato Chips & Dip

Purple Sweet Potato Chips & Dip

Snacks
Ingredients 1 purple yam 1 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder 2 tbsp melted coconut oil 1/4 cup mayonnaise...
Turkey Beet Soup

Turkey Beet Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Turkey Beet Soup 4 beetroots (shredded)1 white onion (diced)4 cloves of garlic (minced)2 cups of fresh parsley1 tbsp unrefined coconut...
Paleo Pho

Paleo Pho

Meal Prep Soups
  Paleo Pho Broth1.5 kg beef soup bones1 bulb fennel (halved)4 star anise2 whole garlic cloves1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/4 tsp...
Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup

Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Roasted Tomato & Basil Soup 7 ripe tomatoes (cored and halved)1 red onion (loosely chopped)4 garlic cloves (crushed and chopped)1...
Tomato Confit on Sweet Potato

Tomato Confit on Sweet Potato

Meal Prep Snacks
This is like a sexy combination of French and Mediterranean food and it's seriously good.  I was supposed to have...
Light Ahi Tuna Stack

Light Ahi Tuna Stack

Protein Snacks
Light Ahi Tuna Stack 1 hefty chunk of sushi-grade ahi tuna1/2 ripe avocado (cubed)1/2 ripe mango (cubed)1/2 lime (squeezed)1/2 tsp...
Baked Bruschetta Omelette

Baked Bruschetta Omelette

Breakfast Meal Prep
  Bruschetta Quiche 8 large (free-range organic eggs)3 to matoes (2 diced and the other thinly sliced)2 tbsp olive oil2...
Grassfed Meatball Stew

Grassfed Meatball Stew

Meal Prep Protein Soups
Grassfed Meatball Stew 2 lbs grass-fed ground beef2 large free-range (organic eggs)1/2 yellow onion (minced or shredded)2 garlic cloves1 tsp...
Southwest Burger Bowl

Southwest Burger Bowl

Meal Prep Protein Sauces
Southwest Burger Bowl Patties1/2 lb grass-fed ground beef1/2 minced onion1 free-range (organic egg)1/2 tbsp chipotle powder1/2 tsp garlic powder1/2 tsp...
Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash

Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash

Meal Prep Protein
Stuffed Mushroom Acorn Squash 1 2 lb acorn Squash1/4 lb thinly sliced steak6 cremini mushrooms (sliced)2 jalapenos (chopped)1 tbsp coconut...
Jack O’Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Jack O’Lantern Stuffed Peppers

Meal Prep Protein
Jack O'Lantern Stuffed Peppers 4 orange bell peppers1 lb ground turkey1 small yellow onion (minced)2 cloves of garlic (minced)1 28...
Paleo Italian Wedding Soup

Paleo Italian Wedding Soup

Meal Prep Soups
    Italian Wedding 1 lb minced turkey1 small onion (grated)4 garlic cloves (minced)3 large eggs2 cups fresh parsley (finely...
Pumpkin Purée + Bonus: PSL Recipe!

Pumpkin Purée + Bonus: PSL Recipe!

Sauces Snacks
Pumpkin Puree 1 ~6lb pumpkin3 tbsp organic coconut palm sugar1/2 tsp ground cloves1 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground ginger1/2 tsp...
Cranberry Orange Sauce

Cranberry Orange Sauce

Breakfast Sauces
  Cranberry Orange Sauce For turkey 12 oz bag of fresh cranberries1/4 cup of freshly squeezed orange juicezest of 2...
Paleo Cabbage Rolls

Paleo Cabbage Rolls

Meal Prep Protein
Paleo Cabbage Rolls 1 large head of cabbage2 lbs lean ground beef1 yellow cooking onion (minced)4 cloves of garlic (minced)28...
Butternut Squash + Sweet Potato Soup

Butternut Squash + Sweet Potato Soup

Meal Prep Soups
Butternut Squash + Sweet Potato Soup 1 large sweet potato (peeled and cubed)1 butternut squash (peeled and cubed)1 sweet onion...
No Noodle Chicken Soup

No Noodle Chicken Soup

Meal Prep Soups
No Noodle Chicken Soup 1 whole chicken (roasted, carved and chopped)5 organic carrots (thinly sliced)1/2 yellow onion (finely chopped)2 garlic...
Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Meal Prep
  Hasselback Sweet Potatoes 6 small sweet potatoes2 apples (peeled and sliced 3/8" thin)1 tsp cinnamon1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp coconut...
Slow Cooker Beef Broth

Slow Cooker Beef Broth

Blog Soups
To beef or not to beef, that is the question. Regardless of beef or chicken, grass-fed is an anti-inflammatory and...
Chilli for Meal Prep

Chilli for Meal Prep

Meal Prep Protein
  Meal Prep Chilli 1 lb lean ground beef1 yellow cooking onion (chopped)4 jalapenos (sliced)4 garlic cloves (minced)1 green pepper...
Chicken Salad + Green Apple

Chicken Salad + Green Apple

Protein Snacks
Chicken + Green Apple Salad 1 whole roasted chicken (carved and chopped)1 English cucumber (cut into small cubes)2 green apples...
Candied Beets + Roasted Vegetables

Candied Beets + Roasted Vegetables

Meal Prep
  Roasted Veg + Candied Beets Vegetables4 carrots (peeled and loosely chopped)3 turnips (peeled and loosely chopped)1 sweet potato (peeled...
Matcha Crepes

Matcha Crepes

Breakfast
  Matcha Crepes 1 cup cassava flour2 tbsp culinary matcha1/2 cup organic coconut palm sugar1/2 tsp salt1 cup unsweetened cashew...
Chicken Bone Broth

Chicken Bone Broth

Soups
I'm not much of a broth drinker but I do like to make my own stocks when I have a...
Oyster Mushroom Soup

Oyster Mushroom Soup

Soups
When you manage to make something paleo and vegan, it's kind of a big deal.
Jalapeño + Guacamole Lettuce Burgers

Jalapeño + Guacamole Lettuce Burgers

Meal Prep Protein
I hate eating when it's hot outside.  If I could eat a banana and water and survive the day, I...
Baked Banana Chips

Baked Banana Chips

Snacks
I was walking by the warehouse doors at my work and this guy was ranting about bananas to an uninterested...
Salmon Steak + Béarnaise Sauce

Salmon Steak + Béarnaise Sauce

Meal Prep Protein
  Salmon Steak + Bearnaise 1 Salmon steak1 tbsp avocado oilsalt to taste (fresh dill to taste)3 egg yolks1 tbsp...
Apple Slice Sandwiches

Apple Slice Sandwiches

Protein Snacks
I've been using unripened tomatoes to make little sandwiches like this for years and it's so messy.  Tomato juice drips...
Creamy Garlic + Dill Devilled Eggs

Creamy Garlic + Dill Devilled Eggs

Sauces Snacks
Devilled Eggs is arguably one of the easiest things you can bring to a potluck dinner if you're not a...
Paleo Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

Paleo Cinnamon Banana Pancakes

Breakfast
Pancakes without the heavy groggy feeling you get after eating pancakes.  Quick review on Otto's Cassava Flour:  I've tried several...