Baked Goods · Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · vegan

Zucchini Bread – GF & Vegan

This zucchini bread is made vegan with chia eggs – a vegan egg substitute made using chia seeds.  While I am familiar with using flax eggs with my vegan baking, this is my first time using chia and they worked wonderfully!  Chia seeds are loaded with antioxidants, protein, magnesium, omega 3 fatty acids and they… Continue reading Zucchini Bread – GF & Vegan

Baked Goods · Breakfast · Recipes · vegan

Peach, Mango, Strawberry & Lime Crisp

Eaten as a dessert or a breakfast, this crisp is loaded with delicious summertime flavour.  It’s peach season in Ontario, so there’s no better time to add peaches to this crisp.  However, any combination of fruits, depending on the season, would work just as well. Ingredients: 4 cups peaches, chopped 2 mangoes, chopped 2 cups… Continue reading Peach, Mango, Strawberry & Lime Crisp

Baked Goods · Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · vegan

Strawberry Chia Jam Muffins – GF & Vegan

I am loving my strawberry chia jam lately (click here for recipe)!  It goes well with anything – oatmeal, toast, pancakes and now, muffins!  This muffin recipe is moist, flavourful and most importantly, kid friendly.  Let me know what you think! Ingredients: 1/4 cup sorghum flour (the most ‘wheat like’ of all gluten free flours)… Continue reading Strawberry Chia Jam Muffins – GF & Vegan

Baked Goods · Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · Side Dishes · vegan

Strawberry Chia Jam – GF & Vegan

Simple, delicious and very versatile.  Need I say more :)? Ingredients: 2 cups frozen (or fresh) strawberries 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp vanilla extract Directions: In a small saucepan, heat all ingredients to a boil, then reduce to simmer for about 15 minutes (make sure to stir frequently to prevent… Continue reading Strawberry Chia Jam – GF & Vegan

Baked Goods · Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes · vegan

Cherry & Almond Granola – GF & Vegan

Having gluten free snacks on hand to grab in a pinch is key.  It can be tough to find filling, healthy snack options but this granola recipe is a great one.   This recipe also doubles as a breakfast option – served as a cereal with some almond milk, a coconut yogurt parfait or a smoothie… Continue reading Cherry & Almond Granola – GF & Vegan

Breakfast · Gluten Free Ideas · Recipes · Salads · Side Dishes

Maple Baked Pears

This recipe is easy and a great side dish, appetizer or my favourite, placed on top on an oatmeal bowl for breakfast.  Ingredients: One (or however many you like!) peeled pear, halved Sliced almonds Cinnamon  Maple syrup   Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line baking sheet with parchment paper.  With a small spoon, scoop… Continue reading Maple Baked Pears

Breakfast · Recipes

Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Matcha green tea is probably one of the healthiest additions to your morning smoothie bowl.  Matcha contains 137 more antioxidants than regular, brewed green tea.  In fact, it is packed with exponentially more antioxidants than any other ‘superfood’.  What are antioxidants?  They are the body’s defense agents that prevent aging and chronic diseases so you… Continue reading Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Breakfast · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved! · Recipes

Teff Pancakes with Maple Berry Compote

Teff is a great gluten free flour for baking – it has a very light flavour and helps to lighten the final product nicely, which is really helpful for gluten free baking as other flours can create a very dense result.  This 100% whole grain flour is very nutritious.  It is packed full of protein,… Continue reading Teff Pancakes with Maple Berry Compote

Breakfast · Recipes

Cranberry Orange Overnight Oats

Autumn is here!  A new season is an exciting time for new dishes and menu options.  Cranberries are a great Autumn ingredient, especially in this overnight oat recipe! Ingredients:  1/2 cup gluten free rolled oats 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 tbsp chia seeds 1/4 cup frozen cranberries warmed on the stovetop/microwave and chopped 1… Continue reading Cranberry Orange Overnight Oats

Breakfast · Gluten Free Ideas · Gluten Free Tips · Kid Friendly/Toddler Approved!

Papaya Orange Smoothie Bowl

I have a slight obsession with smoothie bowls lately.  Mainly because they are very easy to make for breakfast and so versatile.  The combination of ingredients is endless and I love the fact that you can experiment with different flavours depending on your mood. Before I get to the recipe, a few tips on how… Continue reading Papaya Orange Smoothie Bowl