Almond Butter Sandwich Bread

Gluten Free, bread, yeast free, sugar free, sandwich, chia seeds

Seven years ago when I first started to eat gluten-free, I was amazed to discover that there was only one gluten-free bread option on the market, and no gluten-free bread recipes out there. And, really…calling store-bought gluten-free bread actually ‘bread’ was a stretch, since it had the consistency and weight … read more...

How to Have the Merriest Gluten-Free Christmas!


Christmas is now a little over 5-weeks away, and I’m here listening to my favorite Christmas music (Vince Guaraldi’s Charlie Brown Christmas), as I start to plan out what gluten-free Christmas goodies I’m going to make this year for my family and friends.

Do you know what Christmas treats you’re


Gluten-Free Apple, Fig, Cinnamon Pancakes

Gluten Free, Grain Free, No added sugar, Apple Pancakes

Oh…just in time for Sunday brunch! Today, I share with you my gluten-free Apple, Fig, Cinnamon pancakes! And, hey…they’re grain-free, too!

I had a flashback this week. As a child, every year in the Fall, my school mates and I would make a pilgrimage to Black Creek Pioneer Village: a … read more...

Roasted tomato soup, Roasted butternut squash soup

I almost did it, again!

Last week, I thought I was going to be all ‘blog rockstar’, and actually create a recipe for Food Love Friday, before Friday rolls around. I was actually determined to be ahead of schedule: pictures and all. Usually, I’m cooking and taking pictures and writing … read more...

21-Day Juicing Challenge

November 1st was the last day of the 21-Day Juicing Challenge. It’s incredible how fast the three weeks flew: I just loved every minute of it! The best part about the challenge was getting to connect with wonderful people, everyday.

Day in and day out, we had amazing challengers … read more...

Carrot Juice Pulp Muffins

Carrot Juice Pulp Muffin Recipe

For the last 21 days, I’ve been hosting the Get Your Juice On: 21-Day Juicing Challenge — an amazingly fun event that asks challengers to drink one glorious juice every day, while eating clean, healthy meals.

Today is Day 21, and all I have to say is…the challenge was so … read more...

21-Day Juicing Challenge: Week Two Highlights

Picture of a juice during the 21-Day Juicing Challenge hosted by alison smith of

The fun continues in the 21-Day Juicing Challenge. I’ve loved every minute of it so far, and I also love that it’s kept me accountable. Even if 9pm rolls around, I know that I still have to make a juice no matter what.

It’s been so wonderful seeing pictures …

Fried Brown Rice With Tamarind & Dates

Brown Fried Rice 3

We are now knee deep into Fall, and I’ve heard through the grapevine that some towns north of Toronto have had snow already (eek!). So, needless to say, I’m on the hunt for warming and comforting dishes that I can cozy up on the couch with and watch a movie, … read more...

Day 2

I wanted to do something to bring people together. Something that not only promoted health and vitality but also promoted community, support and fun…we all need more fun in our lives, right? Yes, absolutely!

So, I decided to host a 21-Day Juicing Challenge, and ask participants to post pictures … read more...

RAW Vegan Cashew Cheez With Rosemary


Today’s Food Love recipe is super easy and super delicious. RAW vegan cashew cheez is perfect to have on hand to liven up a sandwich, to simply have with crackers, or to add creaminess to vegan pizza.

If you love dairy but dairy doesn’t love you, try this recipe for … read more...