Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Muffins

When life gives you bananas, make muffins! That’s how the saying goes right? One of the biggest challenges my clients have when they are navigating foods that may trigger acne is figuring out what snacks they can eat that won’t cause a breakout. These gluten-free, vegan banana muffins are an excellent morning or afternoon snack option as they have no dairy, no gluten and no-refined sugar, yet they are full of healthy fats and lots of fibre. From start to finish, these muffins take less than 30 minutes to make and will please even the toughest critic. (They are [...]

Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Muffins2018-02-16T16:11:27-08:00

Satisfy Your Chocolate Cravings with These

If you’re like me, you have a serious love on for all things chocolate. Throw peanut butter into the mix and you can just shut the front door. The thing is that it’s really easy to demonize this beautiful, sweet treat. I mean, have you ever indulged and then immediately been flooded by guilt or shame? My friend, I’m here to tell you it’s ok. There’s no need to feel badly for having chocolate cravings. I’m here to also give you a heads up that there might be something else going on. Something you’re not even aware of, but [...]

Satisfy Your Chocolate Cravings with These2017-12-20T19:50:10-08:00

Easy Christmas Morning Cranberry Tangerine Smoothie

Christmas morning can be absolutely hectic, regardless of whether you have kids or you’re just a big kid yourself. It’s an exciting day full of tradition, presents and treats, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be devoid of healthy, nourishing foods. One of my biggest pieces of advice to you and all of my clients looking to eat a clean, nourishing diet is to ensure that you make breakfast as healthy as humanly possible. That way if the day gets away from you, you can still rely on the healthy meal you had at the start of your [...]

Easy Christmas Morning Cranberry Tangerine Smoothie2017-12-20T21:43:31-08:00

Dairy-Free, Vegan Queso Dip Recipe

Those who know me well, know that I am the last person to ever self-identify as a vegan, but going dairy-free to help manage my acne has me up to my eyeballs in vegan recipes on the Internet, trying to find a reprieve for my massive cheese cravings! #cheeseaddict With a few other friends who are dairy-free, and a party to attend, I was inspired to concoct a snack to share that was easy on my skin, but embodied all things CHEESE! Alas, this dairy-free vegan queso dip was born! Dairy, specifically ice cream, has been one of my biggest [...]

Dairy-Free, Vegan Queso Dip Recipe2017-12-23T17:29:29-08:00

Dairy-Free Gingerbread Smoothie

It’s always a challenge to find something quick and easy to eat on days where you're bouncing all over the place - home, school, work, the grocery store - you know the drill. Smoothies are a great option for a nutrition-packed snack, but now that it’s winter time I haven’t felt so keen on my typical berry-banana smoothie concoctions. With Christmas just around the corner, and the cooler weather outside, I whipped up this dairy-free gingerbread smoothie. Filled with warming spices, this smoothie tastes like Christmas in a jar, and doesn't cool your body down the way other smoothies [...]

Dairy-Free Gingerbread Smoothie2017-12-20T20:21:13-08:00
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