All my life, I was”thunder thighs”. Call it a label. Tell me I shouldn’t have let it get to me & that words are just words. Call it jealousy, animosity or hate. But NO. Take it from me when I tell you that when you […]
Trying on clothes (especially old ones) is my biggest trigger & makes me really anxious. As much as I’m grateful for recovery & having been able to fight for my life & regain my health, trying on clothes means I have to face one of […]
Raw Vegan & Gluten-Free Almond Butter Oreos a.k.a. Ever Met An Oreo That Contains Antioxidants? Nice To Meet You Boo.
Got an Oreo craving? NO PROBLEM. I GOTCHU. These raw, vegan, gluten-free & refined sugar-free ALMOND BUTTER OREOS are your jam. They’re fudgy, chocolatey, chewy, satisfying & beyond delicious. They’ll remind you of your childhood for sure, because let’s be honest… who didn’t grow up […]
Black Bean, Heart Of Palm & Pine Nut Salad In A Sweet & Citrusy Vinaigrette a.k.a. Quadruple Whammy: Nutritious, Crunchy, Fresh & Delicious!
Hey babes! <3 Here’s a fun & easy one that requires very little prep & such simple ingredients, you’ll love me forever… BUT WHO ARE WE KIDDING, you already do, right? No but seriously, this salad is super easy to prepare, crispy, crunchy, fresh, delicious, […]
Italian-Seasoned Tomato Roasted Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Breast a.k.a. But Is It Bad That This Chicken Is BAE To Me?
Ok but wait… this ITALIAN-SEASONED TOMATO ROASTED GARLIC PAN-SEARED CHICKEN BREAST IS BAE! <3 Sorry, I meant to say hello first, but TBH, I just couldn’t contain myself!!! This pan-seared chicken is OH-SO-DELICIOSSO & OH-SO-SIMPLE! Clean & healthy jarred tomato sauces are hard to come […]
Hey babes! Here today with a super simple one for you guys, but one that I think should be a classic in everyone’s kitchen! I mean, let’s be honest, there’s nothing like a bowl full of greens to make me HAPPY FOR DAYS. Sautéing your […]
Hey babes! <3 Whether you’re vegan or lactose intolerant or not, plant-based milk alternatives are a great way to get in a good dose of nutrients, plant-based protein & omega fatty acids that you wouldn’t otherwise get from dairy milk! They’re super silky & creamy […]
VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE FIBRE-ENRICHED “CHESSY” MEATBALLS, anyone? TBH, I don’t even know why I’m asking. The answer with these babies should always be YES. Guys, I don’t even know where to begin with these babes, besides for telling you that I created a masterpiece today! […]
As cliché as it sounds, I really do believe that our battles are handed to us because we were built to handle them & come out victorious. I spent a huge part of my life feeling sorry for myself for my struggles & because I […]
Chewy Collagen Coconut Butter Walnut Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. Going CocoNUTS RN! (& What’s So Good About Coconut Butter, Anyway?)
OH MY COCONUT!!!! These COLLAGEN COCONUT BUTTER WALNUT COOKIE DOUGH BALLS ARE TO DIE FOR. Last night, I legit lied in bed dreaming of these babies because I made them right before bed & didn’t want to go to bed with a full tummy. Basically, […]
Lemony Dill Sautéed Veggie Skillet a.k.a. I Put That (Lemon) On ‘Errthang & “Dill” Somebody Say Delicious?
Hey babes! <3 I’m so excited to share so many delicious recipes with you guys this week! I had planned to do a bit of a simpler meal prep because my dad & I are travelling & my sister is in full-blown exam period. BUT, […]
Fully Loaded Chicken, Avocado & Roasted Beet Salad In An Apple Cider, Lemon & Turmeric Dressing & My Tips For Putting Together Healthy Homemade Dressings!
Hey loves! <3 The other day, I whipped up this delicious, crispy, crunchy, naturally sweetened, protein & healthy fat-rich salad & let me tell you, it did the trick & definitely hit the spot! It filled me up & most importantly, I felt GOOD after […]
The biggest challenge in recovery is that you don’t just choose recovery & that’s it. It’s not a one-time thing. It’s not a huge decision that you struggle to make once & that you never have to contemplate again. You have to keep choosing recovery […]
10-Minute Creamy (& Healthier) Zoodle Fettuccine With Pine Nuts & Fresh Cilantro a.k.a. Lazy Dinners Don’t Have To Be Boring or Unhealthy!
Hey babes! <3 I was craving something cheesy last night but I was also kinda lazy, so I whipped up this zoodle dish in just 10 minutes! And OMG was it ever DELISH! It definitely satisfied my craving NO TAKE-OUT NECESSARY! It’s gluten-free, possibly vegan […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free No-Bake Nutty Cherry & Cranberry Granola Bars a.k.a. Clean, Real Food Ready In 5? Hell Yes.
VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE NO-BAKE NUTTY CHERRY & CRANBERRY GRANOLA BARS, anyone? When good quality granola bars made with REAL FOOD & real ingredients are hard to find, MAKE YOUR OWN AT HOME! It’s super easy & requires just a few simple ingredients you probably already […]
Hey babes! <3 Spring is in the air & with that, I thought it would be a great idea to share some of my tips for staying motivated & consistent with my workout schedule: Plan & register for workouts on Sunday nights! Starting my week off […]
Hey babes! <3 Before I tell you how to make these delicious bites, can we dedicate a moment of silence to how gorgeous they are? I mean… are they not cookbook worthy? I know you think so too. Just admit it. Not only are they […]
One-Skillet Asian Peanut Lime & Cilantro Ground Chicken a.k..a You’re Going To Go (pea)NUTS For This Recipe!
Hey babes!! <3 This is what happens when my sister tells me she wants ground chicken with peanuts. GROUND CHICKEN WITH PEANUTS, she gets! So what’s the deal with this recipe? Minimal ingredients. Simple preparation. ONE SKILLET (Yes, that means LESS DISHES FOR YOU!) Delicious. […]
Hey babes! <3 TBH, this recipe started out as me being REALLY LAZY, and rightfully so. I got a little lazy because this was the last recipe I meal prepped on the weekend & yo girl was tired! But… but… but… the flavour on them […]
Pan-Seared Spicy Tomato, Garlic & Cilantro Halibut a.k.a. My Take On Mommy’s Traditional Friday-Night Moroccan Fish!
Guys, if you know, you know. This recipe reminds me so much of my mom’s Friday night (a.k.a. Shabbat) Moroccan salmon recipe! I have to admit… it’s a slightly healthier version though! The traditional version is delicious, don’t get me wrong, BUT it’s also very […]
I got inspired by one of my trainers to share something that I see so much truth in. We’re all trying to find our purpose & place in life, whether it be in our profession, relationship or lifestyle habits. Often, we look for things outside […]
Dijon Honey Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Strips a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy Deliciousness That Dad Approves Of #Success!
Hey babes!!! <3 I’m sooooo excited to share this simple chicken breast recipe with you guys! It’s MAGICAL in so many ways! First off, it’s probably the easiest chicken recipe to put together – all you need is your stovetop, a skillet & a few […]
Gluten-Free & Vegan Buckwheat Soba Noodle Salad In A Spicy Creamy Almond Dressing a.k.a. Taking #SaladGoals To A Whole New Level!
Hey babes! <3 I’m calling this a salad but it’s SO MUCH MORE. I’m telling you, it’s going to be what I like to call “on repeat” in your Kitch! (& most probably, in mine too!!!). BTW, soba = buckwheat, so what’s great is that […]
If you suffer from anxiety too, you know it comes in highs & lows. Sometimes, days & weeks go by & I hardly even feel it’s there. Other days or weeks, it really hits me. Overtime, I learned that when it hits, there’s nothing I can […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Matcha Chocolate Chip Energy Poppers a.k.a. Your Bite-Sized (Green) Dream Come True!
Hey babes! I’m so excited to share these vegan & gluten–free matcha chocolate chip energy poppers with you! You guys know I LOVE matcha, right? Well, now you know. I’m a huge fan of the Vital Proteins Matcha Collagen but I’m also supa-dupa into organic […]
Why My Journey Towards Living A Healthier Lifestyle Is Endless & What Made Me Fall In Love With The Process!
I firmly believe that the quest to living a healthier lifestyle has no end. It’s a constant uphill journey where the possibilities to learn & educate myself are endless & where the opportunity to apply what I learn to my everyday life is not only […]
Ronald McDonald Who?: Oven-Baked Cajun-Spiced Healthy French Fries a.k.a. These Fries (& Any Fries) Over Guys, #AmIRight?
GUYS… oh my goodness! These fries are all things crispy, crunchy, roasted & full of flavour on the outside & super moist & chewy on the inside! They make for a great side dish & they’re so delicious, the whole family will love them! (YES, EVEN […]
Gluten-Free & Maca Maple Almond Flour Cookies a.k.a. The Chewiest Almond Flour Cookies On This Planet Version 2.0!
Happy Saturday, babes!!!! <3 Public announcement for y’all: MACA MAPLE ALMOND FLOUR COOKIES, anyone? YES PLEASE! What’s better than a cookie full of vitamins, minerals, protein, healthy fats, stress-relieving, energy-boosting & hormone regulating adaptogens, natural sweetness, tons of flavour & scrumptiously chewy & soft texture? […]
Hey babes! <3 Before you ask (& I totally understand your doubts because of how obsessed I am with this product), this is NOT a sponsored post. It’s just me telling you about my current fave ALL NATURAL supplement that changed my pre-workout energy levels & […]
There’s a difference between thoughts & actions. Thoughts are ideas or opinions produced by thinking or occurring suddenly in the mind. They can be real or unreal, depending on what you make of them & how you choose to react to them. Their truth or […]
Mom’s Avocado, Tomato & Fresh Herb Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy, Fresh, Citrusy Deliciousness!
This salad is simple but so fresh & delicious! It’s crispy & crunchy but also super creamy thanks to the avocado! My mom always used to whip it together for us as an after school snack or quick lunch & yesterday, I was craving it […]
Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Collagen Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. A Chewy Choco-Chip Cookie Dream Come True!
Hey babes! <3 So I’ve been knee-deep into sweet potatoes lately because that’s basically all there is to eat on Passover. NO JOKE I also don’t really eat matzah because of the potential digestive issues that I choose to prevent! Anywho, I’ve been having a […]
Refined Sugar-Free Chunky Peach & Strawberry Vanilla Jam a.k.a. This Jam Is SO MY JAM, You Catch My Drift?
Hey babes! <3 As you guys know, I used to make my own homemade jam all the time & today, I was craving it! My original recipe is with berries but these are the fruit I had on hand today. You guys know I’m all […]
Grain-Free Chocolate Collagen Brownie Batter Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. When Dad Approves, You Know You Nailed It!
Guys, if I told you these tasted exactly like brownie batter, would you believe me? Guess what? THEY DO!!! They’re made with just 6 real food ingredients, packed with amino acids, iron, magnesium, antioxidants, beauty-boosting, muscle-strengthening & gut-healing Vital Proteins collagen peptides & naturally sweetened […]
Sweet & Savoury Sweet Potato Toast a.k.a. That Breaky Game On Fleek (& The Only Thing That Justifies Cheating On Ezekiel Bread!)
Today’s breaky was SWEET & SAVOURY SWEET POTATO TOAST And oh my goodness, I don’t even know where to begin! Sweet potato toast is a great alternative to good ‘ol sprouted bread when you want to change things up & have a little fun! I’ll […]
TALK ABOUT THAT FLAKE! Cod is legit my fave white fish (PS. I’m such a white fish kinda gal). The filets are always thick, creamy & full of flavour & there’s nothing like the way it flakes when you bake it! Cod is also an […]
Hey babes!!! As you guys know, roasted veggies are my jam but so are veggie sautés! So this week, I DID BOTH! This one’s super savoury & full of flavour! It takes like NO time to prepare & you don’t have to preheat your oven […]
It’s been about a year since the last time I willingly & voluntarily weighed myself (save for medical visits with my treatment team). Although I’ve been tempted to do it many times (I won’t lie), I consistently & successfully pushed myself to resist the urge. […]
Breadcrumb-Free Crispy Balsamic Spicy Chicken Meatballs a.k.a. These Little Munchkins Will Knock Your Socks Off!
Who doesn’t LOVE a crispy baked meatball, #AmIRight? These babies are spiced simply but to absolute perfection! They’re full of delicious savoury flavour & great to throw into pasta dishes, bowls, salads, wraps, pita bread or to devour as is dipped in your fave mustard, pesto […]
OMG guys… these babies are a HIT & they are LIT!!! They’re grain, gluten, dairy & egg free, chewy, moist, delicious, scrumptious, satisfying, easy, simple & made with just real food! They’re also spiked with espresso powder so they make for a great energy boost, […]
Lemon Balsamic & Apple Cider Spiced-Up Roasted Veggies a.k.a. That Meal Prep Staple That’s On #Can’tStopWon’tStop Mode!
Hey babes! <3 Okay, let’s be honest, I’m pretty predictable when it comes to meal prep & roasted veggies. In case you’re wondering, what I mean is that there isn’t a week that goes by where I don’t roast up a huge batch (or two) […]
Gluten & Grain-Free Sweet Potato, Tuna & Dill Baked Veggie Burgers a.k.a. A Sweet & Savoury Match Made In Heaven!
GLUTEN & GRAIN-FREE SWEET POTATO, TUNA & DILL BAKED PATTIES, anyone? I AM DROOLING JUST AT THE TITLE… you? I seriously don’t even know where to start with these babies! They are PERFECT! The tuna & sweet potato are a sweet & savoury match made […]
July 4, 2017 – April 1, 2018 This transformation isn’t about how much better or worse I look in either photo, how one of the two should or shouldn’t be your goal or how capable or incapable I was to get through a workout at either […]
Hey babes! <3 My sis & I got busy in the Kitch this weekend to get some of our weekly meal prep done & we had the bright idea: to re-create a “pepper steak” style seasoning for turkey breast & OMG, WE NAILED IT. All […]
How I Overcame My Gym Anxiety & Why You Can Too a.k.a. How The Place That Once Scared Me Is Now My Second Home!
Gym anxiety. We’ve all been there. There are TONS of different ways to overcome it but in my experience, the best is to FACE IT. The only way to face it is to GO anyway, even if you’re anxious about it, even if it makes […]
Hey babes! <3 Here’s another one of my mom’s specialty Passover recipes! She always used to make this for us for breaky or lunch! It was a no-brainer in terms of deliciousness that we almost forgot it was Passover! That’s how much we didn’t miss […]
The Truth About Recovery & The Time It Takes For Things To Go Back To Normal a.k.a. The Question That Has No Definite Answer, But KEEP HOPE!
“HOW LONG DO YOU THINK IT’LL TAKE BEFORE MY BODY GOES BACK TO NORMAL?” I probably asked myself this question 100 times in recovery. I asked just about every resource around me: friends, family, therapist, dietitian & doctor & guess what? Nobody knew the answer […]
Cinnamon Baked Almond Butter Covered Matzah Topped With Walnuts & Caramelized Bananas a.k.a. Matzah Crack: A Snack The Whole Fam Will Drool Over!
CINNAMON-BAKED ALMOND BUTTER COVERED MATZAH TOPPED WITH RAW WALNUTS & CARAMELIZED BANANAS, anyone? YES. YOU & YOU & YOU & YOU! I KNOW YOU WANT THEM! In the spirit of Passover, get excited about indulging in this delicious baked matzah crack! It’s a super yummy […]
Hey babes! Happy Passover eve & Happy Easter! Every year on the eve of Passover, my mom was notorious for making us a potato & egg salad seasoned with loads of cumin! My sister & I decided to keep the tradition going this year & […]
Hey loves! <3 Since I work out so much, I often get asked what I think about counting macros, calories or keeping a food log. First things first, I just want to put out that if you do count macros, calories or keep a food […]
Hey babes! <3 LATE-NIGHT CRAVINGS FOR APPLE CRUMBLE mean one thing & one thing only: I make apple crumble but in healthier, simpler, easier & lazier form! You guys know I’m not a fan of stopping to eat after a certain time simply because I’ve taught […]
I don’t know about you guys but feeling comfortable & confident in my workout clothes makes my workout even more effective & efficient! Being comfy & feeling good in what I’m wearing means that I’m able to fully focus on my workout as opposed to […]
Hey babes! <3 First things first, I want to wish you all an amazing holiday weekend, whether you’re celebrating Passover or Easter! I know a lot of people get anxious around the holidays because they’re afraid to fall off track with their healthy habits. For […]
Grain-Free Coconut Sponge Cake (& It’s Kosher For Passover) a.k.a. Moist, Fluffy & Airy Cake Goals, Literally!!!!
K FOR P GLUTEN-FREE COCONUT SPONGE CAKE, anyone? WHERE MY JEW CREW AT? BTW, “K for P” is slang for KOSHER FOR PASSOVER! But hey, you don’t have to celebrate Passover to appreciate or indulge in this cake. HECK, YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE CELEBRATING […]
Real Beauty Defined: You, In Your Most Natural State & Being Able To Embracing Your Flaws & Imperfections.
My first ever picture with no filter at all. Just me. In my most natural state. Hair tied. No makeup on. Yes, I use filters & yes, filters enhance photos. But what if I told you that you don’t always need to be enhanced? What […]
Post-Workout Superfood Blueberry & Greens Shake Ft. Rootz Nutrition Post-Workout Paleo Protein Blend!
Hey babes! <3 This week, I started my Monday off with a spin class & weight training & then… a fully loaded post-workout shake to refuel! I tried Rootz Nutrition CHOCOLATE BANANA NUT post-workout paleo protein superfood blend & I loved it! Rootz Nutrition actually […]
Truth: Appearance means nothing if you don’t feel the way you look. When I began to lose weight when I was pursuing what I termed my “wedding diet”, people started to notice. They complimented me, said I looked great & asked what I was doing […]
Everything In Your Fridge Vegan Creamy Thyme & Veggie Blender Soup a.k.a. Warm, Comforting Cheesy Vibes FTW!
Hey babes! Today, I whipped up an Everything In My Fridge Vegan Creamy Thyme & Veggie Blender Soup! And now, I’m sharing it with you so it’s an EVERYTHING IN YOUR FRIDGE SOUP! If you don’t have all the same veggies that I used stocked […]
Gluten-Free Avocado & Chopped Egg Salad a.k.a. Your Easy-Peasy Out-The-Door-In-10-Minutes Breaky, Brunch, Lunch or Snack!
Hey babes! <3 This morning, I threw together a really quick & yummy avocado & chopped egg salad for my dad’s breaky. And at the sight of it (& how delicious it looked), I figured it would be a great idea to share it with […]
Healthy-Ish Kid-Friendly Sugar Cookies Filled With Organic Jelly Beans & Gummy Worms a.k.a. When Your Kids Beg For More, You’ll Know You Nailed It!
HEY BABES! <3 Here’s one for the kiddies! I mean, a lot of my other recipes are kid-friendly & great alternatives to traditional boxed snacks you’d usually pack in your kids’ lunch boxes. BUT, THESE ARE EVEN MORE KID-FRIENDLY BECAUSE THEY’RE STAR-SHAPED & FILLED WITH […]
The Fine Line Between Feelings of Sadness & Diagnosed Anxiety or Depression & Why Your Voice Is Worth More Than You Think.
Have you ever caught yourself saying “Oh my god, I’m so depressed” or “That gives me so much anxiety“? I’ve done it too. I think it’s safe to say those sayings are common in mainstream vocabulary, but what do they really mean? Have they lost […]
Today’s breaky was GRAIN-FREE COLLAGEN OVERNIGHT “OATS”. No, they’re not actually oats, but they mimic the texture so much that you’d think they were! But they’re gluten free & paleo & possibly vegan! DISCLAIMER: This is not me giving up on REAL overnight oats. I […]
I’m all for natural supplements to help with common issues, like bloating & indigestion. But did you know that exercise can actually help relieve those same issues? Yes, you have the power to reduce digestive issues with the force of JUST YOUR BODY. It doesn’t […]
Hey babes! <3 I can not contain my excitement about sharing this CRISPY SMOKY ROASTED CHICKEN STRIPS with you babes! Like, “I cant even”. Oh & btw, yes, it’s roasted, which means IT IS BAKED, NOT FRIED! TBH, it’s really easy & simple but so delicious! […]
Vegan Chessy & Garlicky Lime Roasted Veggies a.k.a. These Veggies Are So Cheesy, They Remind Me Of Mac & Cheese!
VEGAN CHEESY & GARLICKY LIME ROASTED VEGGIES, anyone? Guys… these veggies taste SOOOO cheesy, they remind me of mac & cheese! I mean… I’ll take veggies if they remind me of mac & cheese, you? I’ll take veggies any day TBH, but here’s a great […]
On My Supposed 2-Year Wedding Anniversary, I Open Up About Divorce & I Celebrate My Healing & The Only Relationship That Will Last Forever: The One With Myself.
Two years ago today, I woke up single & I went to bed a wife. Two years ago today, I got married. Today would’ve been my 2-year wedding anniversary. But it’s not. For those who don’t know, I got married on March 27, 2016. But, […]
Quinoa, Black Bean, Pumpkin & Fig Salad In a Lime & Apple Cider Vinaigrette a.k.a. What’s Meal Prep “Sans” Quinoa?
Serious question: Did meal prep even happen if I didn’t make a quinoa salad loaded with tons of plant-based goodness? I think NOT! This one’s loaded with: Whole grain organic quinoa for iron, magnesium, protein, fibre & good carbs Organic black beans for fibre & […]
Nothing like a good old PLANT-BASED OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIE, right? I know. Now, I’ll start off by saying that while these babes aren’t as large (but you can tots make them bigger if you prefer!), they will sure as hell remind you of those MASSIVE […]
What a difference a year makes. The photo on the left was taken last March, a few hours before my Passover dinner & almost two months into recovery. I remember that night so vividly. I was so excited; it was the first time I was […]
Yesterday, I mistakenly got a message about how the bra I wore was unflattering, made my chest look flat & wasn’t doing me any favours. The message obviously wasn’t meant for me. OUCH. I won’t lie, it stung at first. It made me take a […]
Vegan Mini Broccoli Poppers a.k.a. Who Needs Meatballs When You Can Have These? BONUS: They’re Green!
Who needs meatballs when you can have VEGAN BROCCOLI POPPERS?! Looks like a meatball to moi & tastes EVEN BETTER! All you need are a few simple ingredients, your food processor & just under 25 minutes! Yep, you read right, they only take 25 minutes […]
You Don’t Need To “Fix Yourself” & Why Your Relationship With Yourself Is The Most Important One In Your Life.
Hey boo. Yes you! I know you looked in the mirror today & you were overly self-critical. I know you pointed out at least 1 thing you wish you could change. I did too. Everyone preaches “Embrace your body for all that it is” like […]
Hey babes! <3 Today, I whipped up a batch of vanilla almond espresso energy bites & yes, the title says it all: they are basically your cup of coffee in bite-sized form! AND YOU WANT & NEED THEM IN YOUR LIFE! What if I told […]
Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day & Neither Was a 100% Organic Fridge a.k.a. My Mentality When It Comes To Grocery Shopping
Is the fridge really even #FRIDGEGOALS if you don’t photograph it? YOUR HEALTH IS YOUR GREATEST WEALTH! Invest in it. It’s worth every penny. Yes, produce is expensive. Yes, good quality ingredients, supplements, organic, fermented $ natural foods pack a pretty penny. But when you reap the […]
Hey babes! <3 Today for lunch, I was feeling something warm & hearty, a nice change-up from my fresh crispy crunchy bowls! I mean, don’t get me wrong, I still love me a good bowl, but today I was feeling something a little more comforting! […]
The Easiest (Passover-Friendly) Flourless Double Chocolate Cookie You Will Ever Make a.k.a. #FluffyAiryFudgyAFGoals & Chocolate Heaven Does Exist & These Cookie Are Where It’s At, Babes!
Hey babes!! <3 So as you guys know, Passover is right around the corner, which means I’m working on my recipe game to provide myself & you guys (DUH!) with tons of healthy snack options. Believe it or not, healthy snacking on passover is definitely […]
People always ask how I knew or how I could say I was fully recovered from my eating disorder. Truth is, while I do believe full recovery is possible, I think it’s a lifelong journey & something that’ll always be in the back of my […]
Hey babes! <3 Today, I was feeling trail mix! So… guess what? I MADE TRAIL MIX. I like to call it a fruit & nut mix, because when I think “trail mix”, I think the store-bought kind, where the dried fruit is coated in refined sugar, […]
KITK Recipe Round-Up: Passover-Friendly Snacks a.k.a. YES, You Can Still Eat Healthy (& Not Overdose On Matzah) On Passover!
Hey babes! <3 So many of you asked me about Passover recipes because let’s be honest, the healthy snacking lifestyle is definitely even MORE of a challenge on Passover because there are SO many common ingredients in healthy snacks that we need to cut out! […]
Realizing & accepting that I suffer from anxiety wasn’t easy. It took a few years for me to come to terms with it, face it head strong & find ways to live with it so that it didn’t put a burden on my everyday life. […]
Hey babes! <3 Ironically, it’s the first day of Spring but it sure doesn’t feel like it in Montreal! Mother Nature is teasing us like crazy! So… this morning, I was craving a big bowl of warm oats! And so warm oats I got! I […]
Vegan Raw Vanilla Apricot Walnut Bars a.k.a. A Nut & Fruit Bar That You Can Feel Good About Devouring!
This weekend, as I was meal prepping, I realized it had been a hot minute since I’d whipped up a raw bar! I’ve been all about raw energy bites & protein balls & I really am obsessed with them TBH. But, I was feeling a […]
The Importance Of The Gut-Brain Connection & Why Your Mental Well-Being Is Just As Important As Your Physical Health.
The gut-brain connection isn’t just a myth or a saying. It’s real. The gut is extremely sensitive to emotion & the brain & gastrointestinal system are intrinsically related. Feelings, such as: anger, stress, anxiety & sadness can trigger symptoms in the gut & fact of […]
1-Bowl Lemon Rosemary & Basil Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Sometimes, Simple Is Better (& Very, Very Delicious!)
If you guys know, you know, it ain’t a KITK meal prep without a fresh batch of roasted or sautéed veggies. I absolutely love having a load of veggies on hand to get me through the week & I like to use them as add-ins […]
HAPPY MONDAY MY LOVES! <3 Today’s tip is STOP SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF! It’s common for us to let trivial altercations, disagreements or setbacks put a damper on the way the rest of our day or week will go. The human mind is designed in […]
Crispy Crunchy Cabbage Slaw In a Coconut Aminos Citrus Honey Dressing a.k.a. The Epitome Of “Always Have A Rainbow On Your Plate!”
LOVE ME A GOOD CABBAGE SLAW! With spring in the air (or well… somewhat – you see the thing is, when you live in Montreal, Mother Nature has this way of teasing you with the weather conditions. Suddenly, mid-March, we get a week that feels […]
Hey babes! BACK HERE WITH ANOTHER SALMON RECIPE, but this one’s a little different! This week for meal prep, I wanted to change things up from the grilled salmon fillets & make something a little more versatile! Then it hit me… pulled chicken & beef are […]
Vegan Quinoa, Lentil, Dried Cranberry & Pistachio Salad a.k.a. Rainbow On Your Plate & You’ll Love It So Much, You’ll Think It’s Fate!
Hey babes! <3 This weekend for meal prep, I whipped this quinoa salad up for a client & TBH, it looked so good, that I needed to whip it up for my family’s meal prep too! She basically told me she trusted me blindly & that […]
Today was one of those days I really needed a workout. Sometimes, I get so overwhelmed with everything I want to do that I have a hard time organizing my thoughts & figuring out where to start. A morning workout always has the power to […]
Hey babes! <3 Y’all know that adaptogens are an active part of my everyday life because they are literally the reason I was able to teach my body to cope with my stress & my anxiety without prescribed anxiety medication. Some of my fave adaptogens […]
Vegan Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Macaroons a.k.a. Yes, They’re Passover Friendly & You Can’t Wait To Chew On These Babes!
PASSOVER-FRIENDLY CHOCOLATE COCONUT ALMOND BUTTER MACAROONS 😍🍫 Macaroons are such a Passover staple! I have a vivid memory of them being one of the only edible snacks to munch on when I was a kid impatiently waiting for the Seder to start. Who feels me? […]
Passover-Friendly Grain-Free Almond Flour Banana Walnut Bread a.k.a. Passover Doesn’t Have To Drive You Bananas!
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! To all my fellow Jews, y’all feel me! Passover is right around the corner & you know what that means… it’s time to get creative in the kitch so that we can stay on track with our healthy eating […]
Eating disorder recovery is like a break-up. You go through stages. First, you realize how toxic & self-destructive the eating disorder is, the degree & level of control it has over you & how it stops you from really living. Then, you make the big […]
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” By: Eleanor Roosevelt It’s easy to let words get to us, to let them eat away at us, to let them bring us down & make us question our ultimate purpose. But in the grand […]
Hey babes! <3 I think if you follow me on Instagram, by now you know that I’m a huge believer in afternoon snacking! For one, I’m a hungry gal, what can I say? But, I also think that when done in a healthy way, snacking […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Crunchy Caramelized Pecan Pie Bars a.k.a. The Bars That Rendered Me Speechless (Not To Mention, MOUTH FULL!)
Okay guys, REAL TALK: I’ve been having a serious freaking craving for pecan pie lately! Pecan pie was actually my mom’s all-time fave dessert! I remember the huge smile on her face when my dad brought it home on Fridays after work & with her […]
Hey babes! WHERE MY LASH LADIES AT? You all know how obsessed I am with full, thick & long spider lashes. And if you don’t know, NOW YOU KNOW! My mascara application takes me a full 10 minutes & I can’t go a day without […]
“Healing isn’t about changing who you are. It’ about changing your relationship to who you are. A fundamental part of that is honouring how you feel”. THERE IS SO MUCH YES IN THIS QUOTE. It speaks to me in so many ways because this year, […]
“Everything In My Fridge” Spinach & Kale Salad in an Apple Cider Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. Rainbow In My Bowl? Yes Please!
Last night, I got home from my double workout super hungry, like starving & needed to whip up something quick & easy but that would be filling enough to give me that post-workout refuel. A salad only fills me up & satisfies me if it’s […]
Crispy Asian Teriyaki-Style Roasted Eggplant a.k.a. Cleaner Is Better (& Just As Delicious!) OH & I Never Met A Crispy Veg I Didn’t Like!
Hey babes! <3 Let me just start off by saying that this is my favourite roasted eggplant recipe I have ever made (& I’ve made quite a few!). Guys… you know when you successfully perfectly roast a veggie so well that it become crispy & […]
There’s a fine line between WANTING to work out & NEEDING to work out. I’m sure you guys may have noticed that I don’t take many rest days & to some, it might look as though I push myself harder than I should. Fact is, […]
Vegan 5-Ingredient Caramel Almond Chocolate Hearts a.k.a. Never Been In Love? There’s A First Time For Everything!
Never been in love? There’s a first time for everything! I’m about to share the easiest homemade chocolate you’ll ever make! You don’t even have any chocolate melting to do! Like, no double boiler, no microwave, no stovetop melting… GUESS WHAT? NO CHOCOLATE CHIPS! Just […]
Hey babes! <3 Okay, so I think this is something or somewhere we’ve all found ourselves at some point in our lives! Eating clean? YES. Working out? YES. Feeling hungrier than usual? YES. Doing all the right things but not seeing results? UNFORTUNATELY, YES. Here […]
Greek Yogurt Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Bakery-Style Muffins a.k.a. The One Muffin I’d Choose For The Rest Of My Life!
DRUMROLL PLEASE…. YES, these muffins are so good, they need a drum roll. Because I freaking adore you guys & couldn’t keep you waiting any longer… I present you with the BEST MUFFINS I EVER MADE… GREEK YOGURT ALMOND FLOUR CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS! Yes, you […]
Why You Might Lie Your Way Through Therapy Before It Starts To Work & Why You Shouldn’t Beat Yourself Up Over It.
One truth about recovery or treatment for any mental illness is that you might lie your way through therapy at first. I did too. I cancelled & skipped appointments & pretended I was “working late”. I sat through hour long sessions with a therapist I […]
HAPPY MONDAY! <3 Okay, so I don’t know about you guys but Daylight Savings Time has me all confused & a little messed up! But it’s okay, it’ll take about a week to get back into the swing of things! It’s amazing what a difference […]
VEGAN RED LENTIL BAKED MEATBALLS… THESE BABES ARE LIT! You guys know I have a love for all things plant-based & meal prep usually includes at least one main dish that’s vegan & comes from nature! I actually wrote a whole blog post all about the […]
MONDAY (& EVERYDAY) MOTIVATION! There are so many things about life that we take for granted & undervalue. There are so many things that we don’t realize how fortunate we are to know & to have. There are so many reasons to love & appreciate […]
I’ll take a bowl of anti-inflammatory veggies please!!!! YESSIR. Seasoned with tons of lemon, turmeric & apple cider vinegar, these veggies are your digestive health boosting dream come true! I’m not exaggerating… veggies can actually be a dream come true if they’re seasoned right! And […]
Ok, are these not the prettiest cookies you’ve ever seen?! These RASPBERRY OAT FLOUR COOKIES are to die for pretty… but more so, to die for DELISH! I mean, it’s one thing to be pretty… BUT ANOTHER WHEN YOU’RE PRETTY & DELICIOUS! They’re made with […]
Sometimes, the answer to feeling better, to making things right & to overcoming adversity is to look EVERYTHING you’ve been avoiding straight in the eye & face it. Easier said than done, I know. Take it from me, the girl who repressed every trauma, every […]
Hey babes! <3 Happy Monday! Let me just start off by saying that all of this week’s meal prep recipes are delicious, BUT THIS ONE STEALS THE SHOW!!!! Big. Freaking. Time. I never thought I could actually recreate shawarma. I mean, it goes around on […]
Hey babes! <3 Yesterday afternoon, I was feeling matcha but for some reason, I was into something cold… so, MATCHA + SOMETHING COLD = AN ICED MATCHA! Easy as 1-2-3, right? I know! And wait until you see how easy it is to make! […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Creamy Avocado Mac & “Cheese” With Protein-Rich Chickpea Macaroni a.k.a. The Creamiest, Dreamiest, Greenest, Most DELICIOUS Mac & Avo Ever!
I’m severely obsessed with cheese. I mean… who isn’t? But, I’d choose this mac & cheese over the real deal ANY TIME, ANY WHERE, ANY DAY & ANY PLACE, a.k.a. it’s EVEN better. The creamy, buttery texture & distinct & rich flavour of the avocado […]
The Truth About Weight Restoration & Distribution & Learning To Eat Intuitively In Eating Disorder Recovery.
Hey babes! Today, I’m coming at you with a spontaneous & unplanned post because just as I was about to answer another message, I realized just how often this question comes up. AND RIGHTFULLY SO! I felt it would be a good idea to get […]
EPIC Vegan & Gluten-Free Healthy Cake Batter Protein Bites a.k.a. Your Pre-Teen Birthday Cake In Melt-In-Your-Mouth No-Bake Bite Form!
GUESS WHAT? You can have your cake & eat it too!!!!! Guys, these CAKE BATTER BITES are EPIC! They’ll remind you of your pre-teen birthday cake… I swear!!!! They’re full of protein, vegan, gluten & refined sugar-free (& possibly nut-free!) & they have all the […]
This Too Shall Pass. It’s True a.k.a. Why What Seems Like The Worst Day, Week or Month Ever Always Passes.
EVERYTHING IS TEMPORARY. Every emotion we experience is temporary. Every time we feel uncomfortable or afraid eventually ends. Things that made us afraid or uncomfortable a month, week or day ago eventually become comfortable & possible. Some feelings & experiences take longer to pass & cause […]
I feel like my smoothie game hasn’t been as strong lately, mostly because I’ve been so obsessed with all my meal-prepped deliciousness & bowls for lunch that I forget about my unconditional love for smoothies! But, yesterday afternoon, I was craving a smoothie, so I […]
5-Ingredient Vegan & Flourless Super-Duper FUDGY Banana Brownies a.k.a. Your Quick-Fix To A Chocolate Or Brownie Craving Or BOTH!
4-INGREDIENT BANANA BROWNIES… yes, you read right… & TBH, I don’t even know how this concoction came to life. OH RIGHT… a chocolate craving! #sorrynotsorry! I legit just threw bananas, raw cacao & vanilla into a bowl, mixed it up, topped it with some raspberries & […]
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY to all you beautiful, strong, empowering & inspiring warriors! I am beyond grateful for all the amazing women I met on my journey towards recovery & pursuing a healthy lifestyle. Sharing my story & connecting with you really changed my perspective […]
Oat Milk Adaptogenic Coffee Elixir a.k.a. The Latte That Will Make You Feel Like The Energizer Bunny!
Hey babes! <3 As you guys know, adaptogens play a huge role in my life & I consume them either in powder or supplement form every DAMN day. They’re basically my natural way to soothe my anxiety & to make it manageable in the sense […]
Is “Toast Wednesdays” a thing? Let’s make it one! I had a bit more time than usual this morning so I went a little fancy with my breakfast & WOW! 😍 It was delicious, satisfying, super filling & so simple to whip up! But you’d never […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Buckwheat & Sprouted Green Lentil Salad a.k.a. The Take-Your-Lunch-With-You Plant-Based Salad That’ll Make All Your Colleagues Jelly!
BUCKWHEAT+LENTILS = PLANT-BASED LOVE, ya feel me? This salad is all things sweet, savoury, herby, crispy, crunchy, fresh, nutritious & delicious! It’s great for meal prep because it makes for a great lunch on-the-go for work or school or the perfect side dish for dinner! So… […]
Super-Duper-Uber Savoury “Cheesy” Crispy Sweet Potato Fries a.k.a. That Restaurant-Quality French Fry, I Swear!
Hey babes! <3 These will make all your “I want the same sweet potato fries I get when I order them in restaurants” dreams come true. Ya feel me? IMO, sweet potatoes are underestimated. I feel like a lot people stay away from them because […]
I AM NOT PERFECT & I’m finally at a point in my life where I’m learning to become okay with that. I don’t always wake up feeling my best. Sometimes, I feel blah. Sometimes, my mindset isn’t as positive as I’d like it to be. […]
SMOKESHOW ROASTED VEGGIES, anyone? Are you even doubting these babes for a second? Seriously? MY GOODNESS. ARE YOU FULLY THERE? C’mon… how does the sight of these, let alone the description in the title, not make your mouth water? OH WAIT, I SEE YOU. It […]
If you know you know but salmon isn’t my go-to fish of choice… but but but when it’s seasoned like this, I’ll kill whoever gets into the fridge & eats my salmon!!!!!!! If I had to sum it up in just a few words: Simple […]
Oh how I wish I could put the texture of this pesto into words, but you just have to try it to understand! It’s by far the creamiest, silkiest & smoothest pesto I’ve ever made! (& that’s saying a lot because Lord knows I’ve made […]
Gluten-Free & Vegan Coconut Açai Adaptogenic Energy Bombs a.k.a. Going Coco For These Antioxidants Balls!
COCONUT ACAI ADAPTOGENIC ENERGY BOMBS! These babes are THEBOMB. Yes, the name says it how it is, guys!! Not only are they absolutely crumbly, chewy & delicious, but… Get this: They’re loaded with antioxidants, fiber, healthy fats, energy-boosting, stress-relieving & anxiety-reducing ashwagandha, vitamin C, provide […]
Hey babes! <3 It’s almost Spring & that means that it’s the perfect opportunity to start incorporating a new healthy habit into your life: EXERCISE! Easier said than done, right? I know! Exercise isn’t something that comes naturally or easy for most people (or for […]
Hey babes! SO much deliciousness went down in my Kitch this weekend for this week’s meal prep menu! I have so much to share with you guys & I could not be more excited! The first delicious (& simple… DUH!) recipe I’m sharing with you […]
Don’t Believe Everything You See a.k.a. How I Learned To Let My Old Pictures Heal Me, Instead Of Break Me.
Sometimes, I scroll through old pictures & I see a thinner version of myself. Naturally, my eating disorder creeps up on me & my mind immediately says: “KELLY, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE? THIS IS WHAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE”. A year into recovery […]
My journey towards recovery taught me that I could only fully & wholeheartedly recover from my mental illness when I stopped letting it define me. For two years, I lived & breathed my eating disorder. I worshipped & loved it so hard that I couldn’t […]
Hey babes! <3 Last night, I was finishing up my blog post all about how to eat for glowing skin! You can read it here: KITK’s Tips & Tricks To Eat For Glowy Skin a.k.a. Clear Skin From Within! Safe to say that this post was a […]
5-Ingredient Low-Sugar Almond Butter Fudge Collagen Cups a.k.a. If You Like Reese’s, These Are Better!!
5-Ingredient Almond Butter Fudge Collagen Cups! Chocolate… Fudge… Almond butter… Life… YES. You read right. These are life. They will give you life. They will give you fuel. They will give you energy. They will light a fire inside you & make you do all […]
Let’s be honest & tell it how it is, okay? I am a skincare junkie (& somewhat of a product hoarder when it comes to makeup & skincare). I think it’s safe to say I’m basically your guinea pig – you name it, I’ve tried […]
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Ground Chicken Wrap a.k.a. When You Go Out On A Whim & It Becomes Dad’s Fave!
Ladies & gents, I present you with my GLUTEN-FREE PEANUT BUTTER GROUND CHICKEN WRAP! This wrap came about at around 6:00 AM. I was kinda half asleep TBH. I hadn’t had my lemon chlorophyll & aloe water yet & I was doing my regular morning […]
6-Ingredient Vegan & Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. The Healthiest Chocolate Chip Cookie I Ever Made… So Healthy, They Give Me Life!
SIX-INGREDIENT VEGAN & FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES, anyone?! I’ll take ’em. Babes, I know these pictures are pretty & all but TBH, they don’t really do these babies justice. They’re so delicious that THEY GIVE ME LIFE. They’re the easiest, deliciously chewy, MOST NUTRITIOUS, cleanest, […]
Fall in love with the process & the results will come. The process is EVERYTHING. Truth is, any change you strive to make in your life, whether it be a change regarding fitness, nutrition, relationships, work or mental health doesn’t happen in a month, week […]
Health is not so much about the weight you lose, but more about the life you gain. Until one year ago, I believed that health was defined by having the motivation & the ability to lose weight. I measured my worth & how “healthy” I […]
Gluten-Free Vanilla Espresso Collagen Overnight Oats a.k.a. Your One Stop Shop Power Breaky Bowl & Your Ticket To Staying In Bed A Lil’ Longer!
Hey babes! <3 Back atchu with some overnight oats! What if I told you you could get your protein, omega fatty acids, fibre, coffee, beauty-boosting & muscle-strengthening collagen & amino acids, a sustained energy boost, probiotics, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, hormone-balancing & gut-healing benefits, calcium, iron, potassium, […]
Clean-Eating No B.S. Moringa Gummies a.k.a. Your 2-For-1 Homemade Multivitamin That Looks & Tastes Like Candy!
Would you believe me if I told you that you could make your own clean homemade gummy multi-vitamin with just FOUR ingredients?! Well guess what babes? I’m here to tell you just that. YOU CAN!!! This recipe is my version of a multivitamin & healthy […]
Maple Balsamic & Thyme Pan-Fried Crispy Chicken a.k.a. Hands Down, The Dopest Chicken You Will Ever Make!
Hey babes! <3 I had leftover chicken from meal prep this weekend that I had to use up so I decided to make some maple balsamic pan-fried chicken! Maple & chicken = LOVE! You feel me? Here’s the recipe for this super easy, clean, delicious […]
Hey babes! <3 Okay, so this one’s not a food post, but it’s one we’ll all need at some point, whether that break-out is hormonal, the result of stress &/or anxiety, poor nutrition or food choices, food allergies or sensitivities or if a skin condition […]
Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Banana Muffins Topped With Chocolate Chunks a.k.a. That First Bite Though… I’VE GONE COCO-NUTS.
Okay, so if I had to describe these in a few words, they’d be: Flavourful! Healthy! Delicious! Easy AF & simple! Gluten-free! Paleo! Naturally sweetened! Refined sugar-free + dairy-free! Crispy & crumbly on the outside & moist & chewy on the inside! DEFINE A FEW WORDS, […]
Hey babes! <3 Okay, so if you know, you know… I cannot go a week without meal prepping some sort of energy or protein bite! These are literally my life saviours when I get home from the gym STARVED & needing some refuel before I […]
This week is all about debunking eating disorder myths & raising awareness. I know how discouraging it can be to offer help, support & love to your loved ones when you see them suffer & to see them turn it down. I also know how […]
Guys… this ground chicken is ON ANOTHER LEVEL OF DELICIOUS! It’s made with very minimal ingredients, super flavourful, easy to make, customizable & full of protein & healthy fats! It’s a great meal prep staple & works well in salads, bowls, wraps, lettuce wraps, stir […]
Chopped Egg Guac On Sprouted Toast Topped With Alfalfa Sprouts a.k.a. Your Beauty-Boosting, Fibre, Antioxidant & Healthy-Fat Packed Lunch Ready In 5!
CHOPPED EGG GUACAMOLE ON SPROUTED TOAST TOPPED WITH ALFALFA SPROUTS! (a.k.a. Your beauty-boosting fibre, antioxidant & healthy fat packed lunch ready in 5!) Sprouted toast is my jam: Our bodies are better able to absorb & digest all the vitamins & minerals found in the […]
Hey babes! <3 As I’m sure you’ve noticed, I don’t often use sweeteners in my veggies but this week, I wanted to sweeten things up a bit! When you use the right ingredients, a little sweetener ain’t never hurt nobody. Honey is filled with immunity-boosting, skin […]
Hey babes! <3 Here’s a quick, easy & super simple dish you can meal prep this weekend, which makes for a great side or base for some lean or plant-based protein with a bit of sprouted or whole grains! Rapini is part of the broccoli […]
VEGAN BAKED ZUCCHINI FRITTERS! OHMYGOD. ‘NUFF said. Just kidding. It’s never ’nuff said with me. I mean… have you met me? You guys NEED these. I don’t even think I have any convincing to do… I mean, do you see this close-up? But in case […]
ROASTED GREEK CHICKEN ON A BED OF RED ONION & SWEET POTATO, anyone?! YASSSSS! TRUST ME, YOU WANT IT. I meal prepped this but this is totally something you could prepare as a main dish if you’re having guests over for dinner! Presentation-wise, you’ll kill […]
This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week #NEDAwareness & therefore, it’s the perfect opportunity to CONTINUE to raise awareness about a mental illness that is far too often ignored, undermined & slipped under the rug. Unfortunately, today’s society proclaims many myths surrounding eating disorders, one of […]
Clean-Eating Gluten-Free Maple Almond Pumpkin Granola a.k.a. Crispy-Crunchy Homemade Deliciousness Made With REAL Ingredients!
Hey babes! <3 This week, I meal prepped some homemade granola & it’s BOMB. It’s delicious, healthy, comforting & almost feels like a treat! It’s perfect to eat as cereal with almond milk or your milk of choice, as a topping for smoothie bowls, protein […]
Hey babes! <3 REAL TALK: It’s a lot easier to make clean food choices, work out & commit to a healthy lifestyle during the week because reality is, most of us follow a schedule & routine throughout the week, whether it be because of work, […]
Why is EATING so hard for someone with an eating disorder? When I was sick, I can’t tell you how many times people asked why I can’t just eat. I don’t blame them for not understanding because eating disorders are most definitely complicated & if […]
Gluten-Free & Dairy-Free Almond Flour Healthy-ISH Hamantaschen a.k.a. A Childhood Fave Recreated & Happy Purim :)!!
Hey babes! <3 You guys know how much I love to recreate childhood favourites & especially, to try to do so in a healthier way! You can imagine that with Purim coming up, I took the opportunity (because when do I not?). So… in honour […]
Vegan Cacao Matcha Frothy Latte With an Adaptogenic Mushroom Kick a.k.a. Fridays Are For Matcha, Energy & Antioxidants!
Hey babes! Happy FriYAY! <3 Today is one of those days where by noon, I was craving a second coffee. TBH, that’s something that doesn’t happen often but I guess I had a busier week & an early morning, and everything kind of caught up […]
Hey babes! <3 If you don’t know, now you know: I WORK OUT A LOT. A big part of my being able to sustain such a jam-packed workout schedule is the fact that I ALWAYS give myself time to refuel & recharge after exercising. While […]
Vanilla Coconut Matcha Detox Collagen Protein Bites a.k.a. The Key To Reviving Your Skin, Body & Mind!
VANILLA COCONUT MATCHA DETOX COLLAGEN PROTEIN BITES COMING ATCHU BABES, RIGHT FREAKING NOW! Call me crazy but the other day, I had a craving for something MATCHA. It’s crazy because when I look back on my life years ago, tell me I’d be craving a […]
Gluten-Free Spicy Chicken Dijon Wrap With Spinach & Fresh Dill a.k.a. Your On-The-Go Lunch Ready in Under 5 Minutes!
HEY LOVES! <3 Need a lunch idea that takes forever to prepare quick & easy lunch idea that you can prep in under 5 minutes in the morning when you’re rushing out to get to work or school? I GOTCHU! This gluten-free chicken burger wrap is […]
There’s no way for me to describe how much working out changed my life. I can honestly say it’s the best therapy for coping with my anxiety. It provides me with a release that I don’t get from anything else. It taught me that my […]
Hey babes! <3 I AM SO EXCITED ABOUT THIS RECIPE. I mean… what recipe am I not excited about though? Let’s be real here. These are basically your dream come true vegan chocolate chip cookies in crumbly bar form! (& an amazing way to use […]
Your efforts DAY IN & DAY OUT are where real transformation happens. It’s a simple formula (that I know, is not as simple to practice or put into play): Consistent actions bring consistent results. The key to consistency? FIND & KNOW your purpose & LET […]
Blueberry Collagen Coconut Smoothie a.k.a. The Road to a Stress-Free, Gut-Happy, Energizer-Bunny & Skin Glowing YOU!
Hey babes! <3 Today, I had so much fun whipping up this smoothie recipe because I let myself get a bit adventurous & used some ingredients I’ve never tried in a smoothie in the past: COCONUT WATER & Vital Proteins COCONUT COLLAGEN CREAMER! And oh […]
Success in anything in life is not attained by comparing yourself to others. Real & sustained success is attained by comparing yourself to YOU. It’s easy to look at the person beside you & praise how much better off they are than you, whether it […]
Sugar-Free 5-Ingredient Flourless Coconut Ginger Macaroons a.k.a. YES, Healthy Macaroons Are a Thing of the Present!
SUGAR-FREE 5-INGREDIENT COCONUT GINGER MACAROONS… Guys, you all need these in your life, RIGHT. FREAKING. NOW. I can’t believe what I created!!!! If you like coconut & ginger or if you just like yummy clean & healthy home-baked treats, you will fall in absolute LOVE […]
MOM’S SPECIALTY PEANUT BUTTER CHICKEN! I AM SO BEYOND EXCITED TO SHARE THIS ONE WITH YOU GUYS BECAUSE I KNOW SHE’D BE PROUD! For those who don’t know, my mom was a great cook & I really believe that she’s one of the reasons why […]
Who agrees with me that there is no better feeling than that full fridge feeling?! Our weekly grocery list is pretty consistent when it comes to fruits & veggies & there are always some products stocked at all times, not to mention, OUR MEAL PREP […]
GUYS, I don’t even know where to start with these! Not only are they guaranteed to curb a chocolate craving but they’re actually GOOD for you! They’re full of protein, amino acids, collagen, healthy fats & chocolatey deliciousness! I used Vital Proteins COLLAGEN SPORTS GREENS (dark […]
OMG, guys… I knew veggie burgers could be good… BUT I DIDN’T KNOW THEY COULD BE THIS GOOD. Everyone says that veggie burgers are boring, dry & ALWAYS fall apart, right? I mean, I don’t say that because I have a thing for veggie burgers, […]
People always ask me how to know if you have anxiety. I never really know how to answer that question because truth is, anxiety feels & looks different for everyone. Two people can suffer from the same anxiety disorder in completely different ways. Sometimes, my anxiety […]
SAUTÉED COCONUT GINGER ASPARAGUS! Ready in under 10 minutes? YES. Crispy, crunchy, flavourful & delicious? YES! Full of aminos acids, enzymes, anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting & antibacterial ingredients? YES! Great for meal prep? YES! Asparagus is green so we’re off to a good start, right? No, but […]
Lemon Sriracha Maple Roasted Chicken Scallopini on a Bed of Veggies a.k.a. Roasted Chicken is Becoming My Jam & I Am Not Mad At It!
My fave recipe that I prepped for meal prep this weekend has got to be this one! I usually fall in love at first bite with every recipe I prep on a weekly basis but there’s always one that just shines more than the rest […]
Vegan Luscious Matcha Avocado Ice Cream a.k.a. Get Your Greens & Curb Your Ice Cream Craving SIMULTANEOUSLY? YAS!
VEGAN MATCHA AVOCADO ICE CREAM, anyone? Admit you want it. Wait… Would you want it even more if I told you that it was a way to get your greens in & curb your ice cream craving simultaneously? Admit you would. I’d love me too. […]
Hey babes! This week, for meal prep, I wanted to change things up from the cauliflower rice & do something a little different. Cauliflower rice (& really, cauliflower anything) has really become a staple in my diet & ergo, in my meal prep! But, you all […]
LEMON BALSAMIC ROSEMARY ROASTED VEGGIES! A CLASSIC! As you guys know, I can’t go a week without prepping a massive batch of roasted veggies (I have a whole blog post all about how I roast my veggies if you want to check it out: My […]
Hello again loves! <3 BACK WITH MORE DELICIOUSNESS (DUH!) FROM MY KITCH TO YOURS. I’ve been having a lot of fun lately experimenting with paleo flours, mostly almond & coconut flour! The texture they bring to cookies & baked treats is incomparable to any other […]
Hey babes! <3 Happy Sunday (& happy meal prep day… for me anyway!) One of the first recipes up on this week’s meal prep menu is these LEMON CHIA COCONUT ENERGY BITES! Nothing to brighten these cold winter days like some fresh & bright energy balls that […]
I have a really strong tendency to try to control the things I have no power over. It’s something I struggle with for as long as I can remember & it’s also something I’ve been consciously trying to work on. I’ve been trying to shift […]
GOLDEN MILK WARM, COZY & CREAMY 5-MINUTE OATS, anyone? Hey babes! <3 Happy SATURDAY! I’m pretty sure you answered yes to the above-mentioned question, which is why you made it this far (Okay, it’s not that far in, but you know what I mean, you […]
As you guys know, I’m all about my morning routine! It looks pretty much the same everyday & there are reasons for that! I FEEL YOU, getting out of bed at the crack of dawn or having to wake up to the sound of an […]
My DIY Anti-Aging Face Serum a.k.a. Plump, Youthful, Glowing & Radiant Skin Doesn’t ALWAYS Have To Make a Hole In Your Wallet!
Hey loves! <3 I’m so excited to finally share this post with you! It’s a recipe (like most of my posts), but not for food! About two weeks ago, I got a little adventurous & made my own homemade DIY anti-aging face serum with essential oils. […]
Hey babes! <3 HAPPY FRIDAY! If you don’t know, now you know: I’m Moroccan! But hey, let’s be honest, I’m sure you’ve been able to tell based on my absolute LOVE for spices! <3 Today, I decided to make some chicken burgers & to spice ‘em […]
I ALWAYS say that recovery isn’t linear, has no finish line & even if it goes well for months, it’s never smooth sailing or a walk in the park. That still holds true. When I started KITK, I made a promise to myself & to […]
BANANA CHOCOLATE FIBRE-PACKED OVERNIGHT CHIA PUDDING for #BREAKYGOALS! Do you dream of having your breaky ready & waiting for you in the morning to save you time & motivate you to eat healthy? SAME. I’m about to make your chia pudding breaky dreams come true! […]
Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies a.k.a. The Best Flourless Cookies You’ll Ever Bite Into, Like EVER!!
GLUTEN-FREE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHIP PROTEIN COOKIES, anyone?! Protein? Yes! Fibre? Yes! Delicious? Yes! Grain-free? Yes! Healthy fats? Yes! Soft & chewy? Yes! Flourless & gluten-free? Yes! Clean? DUH! The base of these babies is almond butter & coconut flour. Almond butter is my go-to nut […]
One of the most valuable lessons eating disorder recovery has taught me is that my life isn’t determined by challenges or obstacles thrown my way, but rather by my attitude, how I choose to face them & the way my mind views them. The power […]
Vegan Chocolate Protein Coffee Smoothie (With Hidden Veggies!) a.k.a. My (& Your) Dream Come True In Smoothie Form (Think: Mocha Frap But Healthy!)
Hey babes! <3 Today, I whipped up this super delicious CHOCOLATE PROTEIN COFFEE SMOOTHIE (with hidden veggies, DUH!). OK, WHO’S WITH ME? … Chocolate + coffee = LOVE!!!! (How fitting that my two true loves come together on Valentine’s day to wow me with this […]
KITK Words of Wisdom Valentine’s Edition: My Journey Towards Self-Love a.k.a. Why I’m Totally Okay With Spending V-Day SOLO!
This year, I’m celebrating Valentine’s Day solo & you know what? I’m not mad at it! 2018 was probably the wildest rollercoaster of my life. I suffered & recovered from anorexia. I went through a divorce. I discovered new passions & pursued them. I fell […]
Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark With Hazelnuts, Tart Cherries, Sea Salted Cashews & Goji Berries a.k.a. Who Needs Bae When You’ve Got Bark?
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY BABES! <3 What better way to celebrate than with some homemade healthier chocolate bark? It’s so easy & simple to make & it’s the perfect gift for your loved ones or yourself! Chocoholic or not, you’ll LOVE it! It’s loaded with all […]
Gluten-Free Flourless Cauliflower Sun-Dried Tomato & Cilantro “Cheesy” Muffin Cups a.k.a. Savoury Muffins Are a Wonderful Thing (Oh & They Taste Like Pizza!)
GLUTEN-FREE FLOURLESS CAULIFLOWER, SUN-DRIED TOMATO & CILANTRO “CHEESY” MUFFIN CUPS, anyone? I saw you, yes YOU, raise your hand. I know you want them. I mean… NO SHAME. I’D WANT THEM TO. HECK, I WANT THEM TOO. Want them for breaky? No problem! Lunch? Hell […]
For me, working out is about a lot more than just the desire to obtain physical results. This is something that I stress almost on a daily basis & that I want you guys to take something from & understand because there is so much […]
Lemon Dijon Sriracha Skinless Chicken Drumsticks on a Bed of Bell Pepper & Onion a.k.a. You’ll Want a DRUM(stick)ROLL For These Babies!
Hey babes! <3 Okay, so we’re almost through with this week’s meal prep, but we’re not quite there JUST YET! I’ve got just a bit more deliciousness up my sleeve for you! You guys know I’m all about chicken breast, ground chicken & turkey, but […]
Two pictures. Two poses. Same girl. Same body. Different times. The picture on the left was taken before the gym & before my first bite of food. The one on the right was taken before my night time spin class, after a full day of […]
Guys, these cookies are legit a pillow. They’re a pillowy dream come true (no pun intended). THEY ARE SO SCRUMPTIOUSLY CHEWY, like they melt in your mouth. I have to say that I think they are one of my fave recipes. EVER. LIKE EVER & […]
Raw Vegan Sweet Onion, Balsamic, Apple Cider & Maple Vinaigrette a.k.a. Take Your Salad From Zero to 100 Real Quick!
It’s been a hot minute since I whipped up a delicious salad dressing (Yes, that’s me implying that my salad dressings are usually delish!). I did say usually, because ya know, to each their own! But seriously, this one’s INSANE! It’s so different than anything I’ve […]
Perfectly Grilled Asian Orange Honey Ginger Salmon Fillets a.k.a. Oh-My-SALMON-Goodness & Can We Talk About Those Grill Marks?
A CLASSIC (ya feel me?)… PERFECTLY GRILLED ASIAN ORANGE HONEY GINGER SALMON! I mean… are you not salivating just at the description of this dish? I know I am. And that’s saying a lot because salmon is not my fave fish… BUT WHEN IT’S MARINATED […]
Kale, Asparagus, Onion & Sprouted Green Lentil Curry Sauté a.k.a. My Plant-Based Protein Love Affair Continues!
KALE, ASPARAGUS, ONION & SPROUTED GREEN LENTIL CURRY SAUTÉ, anyone? Me + plant-based protein = LOVE! <3 Green lentils are an amazing source of iron, fibre & protein. They promote healthy digestion, protect heart health & prevent energy slumps / fatigue. And when they’re sprouted, […]
Thick & Creamy Gut-Healing Bone Broth Collagen Veggie Blender Soup a.k.a. OHMAGAWD, I Died & Went To Soup Heaven!
NEXT UP: THICK & CREAMY GUT-HEALING BONE BROTH COLLAGEN VEGGIE BLENDER SOUP! The star ingredient in this baby is the Vital Proteins Chick Bone Broth Collagen! I’ve literally been dying to try this product & I just never got around to it until this weekend! […]
Hey loves! <3 I hope you all had an amazing weekend! Okay, so meal prep is SUPER fun for me every week, but this week, for some reason, I had EVEN MORE fun than usual with it. I put together some really exciting & delicious […]
Are You On a Health Journey For The Right Reasons? a.k.a. Why The Best Version Of Yourself Is Not The Person Who Looks Thin But Feels Broken.
Are you on a health journey? If so, what inspired you? One thing that my journey towards anorexia recovery & a healthier lifestyle has taught me is that there’s a huge difference between being on a health journey to be thin & being on that […]
Hey lovies! <3 HAPPY SUNDAY! I spent the morning meal prepping & now I’m catching up on tons of blog posts, exciting content & delicious recipes for you guys! I know, this one has been a long time coming. BUT BETTER LATE THAN NEVER! First […]
It took me 27 years to understand what balance meant but more importantly to achieve, maintain & apply it to my daily life. Those of you who know me know that I was always a person of extremes, all or nothings, “all ins”. This lack […]
Lime Dijon & Turmeric Roasted Brussels, Broccoli & Dried Cranberries a.k.a. Perfectly Roasted, Naturally Sweet, Magically Delicious & Clean AF!
LIME DIJON & TURMERIC ROASTED BRUSSELS, BROCCOLI & DRIED CRANBERRIES, OHMAHGAWD!! Y’all know your girl is all about roasted veggies, right? IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU NOW, okay? What you munchkins also now if you’ve been following me for a while now is that […]
OMG. I HAVE NO WORDS FOR THIS PIZZA BESIDES: ZUCCHINI. ZUCCHINI. ZUCCHINI. Yes, you read right. You can make pizza with greens. As a kid, pizza was by far my fave food EVER. I legit had Pizza Hut on speed dial. No joke, their pan […]
In the last seven months, I learned a thing or two about working out. I learned how to perfect my form, pace myself, listen to my body, do a variety of exercises to target all body parts, boost my endurance & maintain my cardiovascular health. […]
Gluten-Free Crumbly AF Chocolate Avocado Protein Cookies a.k.a. When Chocolate & Avocado Meet = LOVE AT FIRST BITE! <3
GLUTEN-FREE CRUMBLY AF CHOCOLATE AVOCADO PROTEIN COOKIES, BABY!!!! Don’t knock ‘em until you try ‘em! These cookies are a chocolate lover’s DREAM COME TRUE. You can’t even taste the avocado but Lord knows you’ll reap all the benefits: glowing skin, anti-aging, healthy anti-inflammatory omega fatty […]
Hi lovies! <3 As you guys know, I like a good morning workout (& usually a second sweat sesh in the afternoon or at night). Most of the time, when I get home from my workouts, it’s that random time where it’s too late for […]
Soy-Free Spiced-Up Chickpea Flour Tofu a.k.a. This Chick(pea) Is Freaking Out Over This Amazingness!
Okay guys, I can’t even say hi because I’m freaking the F out! Like freaking!!!!! I got inspired by a recipe I saw online for soy-free CHICKPEA FLOUR TOFU & I needed it in my life. Of course, being who I am, I CAN NEVER FOLLOW A […]
OKAY LOVES, I SAVED THE BEST FOR LAST! This is my fave recipe that I meal prepped this weekend & trust me, you’ll understand why once you read this post (or better yet, once you make them too!!). First things first, if you’re wondering why […]
It’s okay not to be okay. It’s okay to fail. It’s okay to crumble. It’s okay not to be perfect. All these things are okay but it doesn’t mean they’re easy to accept. All these things are true but it doesn’t mean I always believe […]
FUN FACT: Matcha contains 137 times the amount of free radical-fighting antioxidants as other green teas. ‘NUFF SAID. JUST KIDDING. I’VE GOT A WHOLE POST COMING YOUR WAY. I mean… when do I not? LAWL. Hey babes! <3 I made this baby with Vital Proteins Matcha Collagen […]
Oh cauli rice, how I’ve missed you! WELCOME HOME. <3 It’s been a hot minute since I whipped up some cauliflower rice deliciousness! Cauliflower rice is a great low-carb alternative to rice & contains tons of vitamins, minerals, nutrients, fibre & plant protein! It’s great […]
1-Bowl Gluten-Free & Vegan Whole-Grain Quinoa & Sprouted Lentil Salad With Dried Figs & Cilantro a.k.a. Double The Plant-Based Protein, Double The Fuel, Double The Fun!
Hello babes! <3 This salad is gluten-free, vegan, refined sugar free, full of plant protein, easy on the digestive system, full of fibre & iron, naturally sweetened with figs & a tad of maple syrup & crispy & crunchy! AND WAIT FOR IT… YOU’RE GETTING […]
If you don’t know, now you now but butternut squash is one of my fave starchy veggies! It’s got such a perfect natural sweetness to it & I find it pairs well with all things sweet & savoury! These butternut squash half moons or chunks […]
Gluten-Free Deliciously Juicy Ground Turkey & Cilantro “Cheesy” Meatballs a.k.a. These (Meat)Balls Are Lit!
NEXT UP FOR THIS WEEK’S MEAL PREP: Ground turkey & cilantro “cheesy” meatballs (BUT WITHOUT THE CHEESE!). My goal with these babies was to make meatballs with the minimum amount of ingredients, without compromising flavour! AND BOY DID I NAIL IT. I have tons of […]
Dijon Sriracha Lemon & Cilantro Grilled Chicken Breast a.k.a. Oh, The Power of Fresh Herbs (& Let’s Talk About Them Grill Marks!)
Hey loves! <3 Since I don’t eat red meat, chicken & turkey are huge staples in my kitchen! Due to his diabetes, I’m also trying to get my dad to slowly lay off the red meat & opt for healthier animal protein alternatives. So, it’s […]
Hello lovelies!!! <3 Okay, so Mondays are most often dedicated to catching up on blog posts for this weekend’s meal prep recipes! I already got a couple of them up (& some of you have already attempted them, which makes me BEYOND happy!), but I’ve […]
KITK’s Cleaner Take On Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms a.k.a. You Won’t Believe It’s Not Sugar or Butter!
Here’s my take on HEALTHIER CARAMELIZED ONIONS & MUSHROOMS! These are great as is, but even better in a burger, as a topping for your steak, in a goat cheese & grilled veggie sandwich or as a topping for a Buddha bowl or a mix-in […]
Gluten-Free Clean-Eating Apple Sauce Oatmeal Blender Muffins a.k.a. Fluff-Factor-100 (Oh & Yes, They Passed The “Dad Test”)!
Hey babes! <3 This weekend, I split my meal prep up into two days & it actually worked out super well for me! I got so much done is smaller amounts of time & I’m so excited to share all the deliciousness I worked up […]
It’s no secret that I have anxiety. It developed in large part as a by-product of my failure to cope with the most tragic experience of my life: losing my mom & best friend. I repressed it. Years later, I discovered that eating disorders & […]
You guys know I’m all about answering your questions! I have made it my mission to be nothing more than completely & entirely open with you guys about just about everything & I wouldn’t have it any other way! But sometimes, I have to choose […]
Why I Make My Own Nut Milk & RECIPE: Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Brazil Nut & Cashew Milk a.k.a. The Most LegenDA(I)RY, Creamiest, Frothiest & Tastiest Nut Milk I’ve Ever Made!
This week on the HOMEMADE NUT MILK MENU: VANILLA CINNAMON BRAZIL & CASHEW MILK! This is by far the frothiest, creamiest & tastiest nut milk I’ve ever made! WOAH. That first sip was heavenly & made me realize that YES, YOU CAN MAKE NUT MILKS […]
Bake-Free Gluten-Free & Vegan Pumpkin Spice Crumbly & Chewy Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. You’ll Be PIMPkin’ All Kinds With These Babes!
Hey babes! HAPPY SATURDAY! <3 Okay, so serious question here, like there’s something I gotta set straight: Am I the only one who gets weird cravings for PUMPKIN ‘TINGS? Please say no… & even if your answer is yes, comfort me by saying you get […]
Hey babes!! <3 A lot of you have probably already seen this baby on my Instagram page, BUT since it’ll get diluted amongst all the pictures I’ll be posting in the next few days (cause let’s be honest, I post a heck of a damn […]
As human beings, we are far MORE likely to be motivated to do something if it’s convenient & far LESS likely to do something if it’s inconvenient. This applies in all things in life from work, school, cooking, adopting a healthier lifestyle, taking on a […]
What In The World Is Bee Pollen? Why It’s One of The World’s Most Nutritious Foods & BONUS RECIPE: KITK’s Glow-From-The-Inside-Out Chocolate Collagen Bee Pollen Bites!
Hey babes! <3 I have recently become obsessed with putting bee pollen on everything! I love it on my oats, yogurt & as a topping for my smoothies! Ever since I started using it more regularly, I’ve been getting tons of questions from you guys […]
Gluten-Free Greek Yogurt Vanilla Coconut Protein Blondies a.k.a. Starbucks-Vanilla-Latte In Healthy Decadent Brownie Form!
GREEK YOGURT VANILLA COCONUT PROTEIN BLONDIES, anyone? 🙂 HELLO. I AM ABOUT TO BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY OHMAHGOODNESS! Okay, so I think it’s safe to say we’ve all tried a Starbucks vanilla latte at some point, right? DELISH, right? I know. We’re also all able to […]
People always tell me they wish they had my motivation to eat healthy, meal prep, exercise regularly & commit to a healthy lifestyle. Guess what? They do. We are all born with the same innate human instincts: the desire to survive & the desire to […]
Thick & Creamy Chocolate Raspberry Almond Butter Collagen Overnight Oats a.k.a. Double Whammy: Yummy In My Tummy & Good For My Gut!
Hey babes! <3 Last night, a huge craving for some overnight oats came on & then it hit me, it’s been FOREVER since I’ve had a good ‘ol bowl of these babies! I have tons of overnight oats recipes up here on the blog because […]
Today, January 31st, Bell launches their Let’s Talk Campaign, encouraging people of all ages & from all walks of life to open up about mental health & to share their stories in order to help raise awareness. Until a couple years ago, I falsely believed […]
Gluten-Free & Vegan Crispy Smoky Eggplant & Zucchini Chips a.k.a. New & Improved Blend of Lay’s Ketchup Chips, Doritos & Humpty Dumpty BBQ Chips!
GLUTEN-FREE & VEGAN CRISPY SMOKY EGGPLANT & ZUCCHINI CHIPS… OHMYGOD! I don’t even know where to start with these babies… they are INSANE!!! Baking the perfectly crispy chip has always been a challenge for me! I never nailed it; the temperature was always too high […]
HOMEMADE VANILLA CINNAMON WALNUT MILK, anyone?! GUYS, I can’t get enough of plant-based nut & seed milks, ohmygoodness! They’re delicious, nutritious, full of healthy fats, protein, fibre & omega fatty acids, silky, smooth, simple & easy to make & CONTAIN NO BS. NO SUGAR. NO […]
4 Things I Wish I Could’ve Told Myself When I Was Sick a.k.a. When You Can’t Change Your Past, Use It To Help Others.
I can’t change my past. I can’t rewrite my story. But I can share some of the things I wish I could’ve told myself when I was sick, in hopes that it can help you. LIVING A LIFE ENSLAVED TO ED IS NOT WORTH A […]
My Thoughts On Working Out In Eating Disorder Recovery a.k.a. Why You Should Wait Before Lifting That Weight
Hey loves! <3 Today, I want to share with you my take on working out in eating disorder recovery. Do I think it’s something you should do if you are embarking on your recovery journey & actively pursuing it? Short answer: NO. But I’m not […]
OH MY TERIYAKI is right baby!!!! These GLUTEN-FREE TERIYAKI BEEF STRIPS are a PERFECT dupe of the PF Chang’s Mongolian beef! If you know, you know. If you don’t, here’s what it looks like… MOUTHWATERING, right? Okay, but wait, SO IS MINE!!!! (only my version […]
Today, as I got home from my orthodontist appointment, I realized that it had been a hot minute since I had a smoothie, so low & behold, what did I find myself doing minutes later? MAKING A SMOOTHIE! Now, y’all know I’m all about my […]
Freekeh Sun-Dried Tomato & Black Bean Fiber-Full Salad In A Lemon Dijon Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. Your Fibre & Plant-Protein Rainbow In A Bowl With a Vitamin C Kick!
FREEKEH SUN-DRIED TOMATO & BLACK BEAN FIBRE-FULL SALAD IN A LEMON DIJON BALSAMIC DRESSING, ya dig? GUYS, one thing’s for certain: this salad will make ANYONE around you while you eat it so JEALOUS. They’ll want to come home with you to devour the leftovers […]
Okay, these muffins are a freaking scene. Like, I don’t even know where to begin with them & how FREAKING PERFECT they are. They’re so perfect that my dad took time out of his busy day at work (BTW, he usually gives me no more […]
What to do when you don’t feel your best? CHANGE IT. Yes, truth is you can’t always change things or circumstances, but you can always change the way you look at them. Part of getting to know yourself & developing mental clarity & stability is […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Clean-Eating Creamy Comforting Broccoli Blender Soup a.k.a. Your Winter Soup Dreams Made Easy!
Guys… this VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE CLEAN-EATING CREAMY BROCCOLI BLENDER SOUP will make all your winter soup dreams come true (& very, very, ridiculously, easy!!!!). This soup is not only the easiest thing on this planet to make, but it’s probably one of the most delicious […]
Gluten-Free & Vegan-Friendly Hazelnut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Those Nut Butter Chunks Though!
Ok next up, something sweet!!!! (But with no refined sugars & not so sweet that you just want one… A.K.A. YOU’LL WANT TWO, OR THREE..). NOW, LET’S TALK: GLUTEN-FREE & VEGAN-FRIENDLY HAZELNUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES! These babies are crumbly on the outside & chewy & […]
This week for meal prep, I also whipped up this quick & simple GLUTEN-FREE HONEY SRIRACHA GINGER GROUND CHICKEN & it is BOMB AF!!!! I always like to have a ground chicken or turkey recipe ready in the fridge because there are so many ways […]
The Best Ever Miso-Glazed Roasted Veggies a.k.a. A Lil’ Something Different, A Lil’ Something So Delicious!
Hey babes! <3 OKAY, so yesterday was a crazy AF day of meal prepping, grocery shopping with dad, MORE meal prepping & cleaning the kitch inside out post meal prep & you know what? IT WAS ALL WORTH IT! It takes almost one full day […]
If you have been following me for quite some time now, you know that I’m extremely regular about Tuesdays & Sundays being my boxing days (No, not the day where I go shopping & empty the stores because I can’t control myself around sales. I’m talking, […]
Gluten-Free Kale Basil & Tomato Rosé Zoodle Primavera a.k.a. Creamy Deliciousness, Super Nutritiousness!
GLUTEN-FREE KALE BASIL & TOMATO ROSÉ ZOODLE PRIMAVERA, anyone? I KNOW YOU WANT IT. Last night, I was lazy. ‘NUFF SAID. But, as you guys know, laziness isn’t enough for me to order take-out or to skip dinner altogether. Laziness just means I whip up […]
Gluten-Free (& Possibly Vegan) Chocolate Coconut Flour Cookies With Hazelnut Ghee a.k.a. So Freak(GHEE)ing Delicious, It’s Cocoa-Nuts!
Hey babes! <3 Back again, but this time, with a recipe! And this is one you DON’T want to miss, trust me. I mean, I’d probably say that about a lot of my recipes (I’m allowed to be biased, okay?), but this is one really […]
Truth is, in recovery, YOU WILL SLIP UP. There’s no denying it, sugar coating it or hiding it. It’s not because you restored your weight &/or found ways to cope with negative thoughts, that your eating disorder never comes back to creep up on you, […]
KITK’s Guide To Understanding Binging, Why It Happens & How To Stop Mr. & Mrs. Binge In Their Tracks
Hey loves! <3 I get so many questions about binge eating & TBH, I was always skeptical about addressing it because it’s such a touchy subject & it’s so subjective (what I consider a binge might not be what you consider a binge & vice […]