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Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cacao Bites

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cacao Bites

This recipe is BEYOND EASY to make, so easy that I went out on a whim & whipped these up 20 minutes before I left for the gym this morning. And not only are they easy but they’re so nutritious, chocolatey, naturally sweet. delicious, just […]

5-Minute Matcha Vanilla Oats  a.k.a. M(atcha)ight Have to Make You Again Tomorrow!

5-Minute Matcha Vanilla Oats a.k.a. M(atcha)ight Have to Make You Again Tomorrow!

Greens for breaky? YAS. The catechins in matcha are energy-boosting + full of antioxidants, which naturally help boost immunity, fight inflammation + provide a good dose of nourishment for the skin! These oats are ready in legit 5 minutes, rich, creamy, thick, delicious, nutritious & […]

High-Protein Avocado Vegan Mac & Cheese a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Dairy!!

High-Protein Avocado Vegan Mac & Cheese a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Dairy!!

Hi lovies! <3 This is the result of a pasta craving for me & y’all can be sure that it hit the spot! What made me even happier was that it was ready in just 15 minutes!! I used Banza chickpea pasta for a gluten-free, […]

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Ginger Water a.k.a. Fighting Bloat One Day At A Time!

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Ginger Water a.k.a. Fighting Bloat One Day At A Time!

Here’s an easy way to keep the bloat at bay, fight inflammation + boost your immune system! It’s so easy to make & most of the prep happens behind the scenes a.k.a. You have hardly any work to do! Plus, it’s a great way to […]

Creamy Vanilla Buckwheat Breaky Bowl a.k.a. Breaky Goals!

Creamy Vanilla Buckwheat Breaky Bowl a.k.a. Breaky Goals!

Guys… you need to get your hands on the Bob’s Red Mill creamy buckwheat cereal! It makes the creamiest, thickest, warm + velvety smooth bowl ever… and then you can go crazy with the toppings! It’s ready in minutes & has 5g protein, 2g fibre, […]

Kale, Black Rice & Avocado Salad a.k.a. Lunch Goals!

Kale, Black Rice & Avocado Salad a.k.a. Lunch Goals!

Hi lovies! <3 Black rice?! YAS. Black japonica rice has a roasted nutty, slightly sweet flavour + packs a ton of health benefits! rich in antioxidants in the form of anthocyanins (similar to the ones found in blueberries + blackberries) rich in vitamin E, necessary […]

Knowledge Is Power & Why Experience + Education Are Key On A Health Journey

Knowledge Is Power & Why Experience + Education Are Key On A Health Journey

I’m a firm believer in the saying that knowledge is power. The things I share with you guys are the by-product of two very important things for ANYONE on a health journey: experience + education. 1. EXPERIENCE: In my opinion, experience is the best way […]

Dijon Oregano Sautéed Veggies a.k.a. Another Day, ANOTHER VEGGIE!

Dijon Oregano Sautéed Veggies a.k.a. Another Day, ANOTHER VEGGIE!

I absolutely LOVE using Dijon to season my roasted + sautéed veggies! It gives them this almost creamy-like texture & such delicious simple flavour! I topped these off with lots of oregano + dried chives & of course… apple cider vinegar! I pretty much throw […]

Tart Cherry & Kale Vanilla Protein Smoothie

Tart Cherry & Kale Vanilla Protein Smoothie

This smoothie is the definition of texture goals! It’s thick, rich + creamy, full of naturally sweet flavour balanced out with some fresh greens, chia seeds for fibre, bee pollen + açai for vitamin C + antioxidants + frozen cauliflower for added fibre + thickness! […]

YOU Matter – What Does Healthy Living Mean To YOU?

YOU Matter – What Does Healthy Living Mean To YOU?

Healthy living has no meaning. It has no label, no definition. It’s not a rule book full of politics or guidelines. It doesn’t have to be clearly set out + defined. Healthy living is simple: It has to make you feel HAPPY; it should be […]

Why You Don’t Need A Wedding Diet To Have The Best Day of Your Life (& All The Things A Wedding Diet WON’T Give You)

Why You Don’t Need A Wedding Diet To Have The Best Day of Your Life (& All The Things A Wedding Diet WON’T Give You)

We live in a society that teaches us that we need a wedding diet to feel “our best” on our special day & that drives us to do anything & everything to pursue that, so far that we sacrifice our health. At first, it’s harmless […]

Kale, Roasted Veggie & Hummus Bowl

Kale, Roasted Veggie & Hummus Bowl

Delicious! Nutritious! Crispy + crunchy! Creamy! Satisfying + full of flavour! Did you know that in just 1 cup of kale, you get: 3G protein 2.5G fibre 206% RDV vitamin A 134% RDV vitamin C 684% RDV vitamin K Folate, alpha linoleic acid, an anti-inflammatory […]

Breadcrumb-Free Almond Flour Chicken Meatballs a.k.a. The Proof Is In The Meatball!

Breadcrumb-Free Almond Flour Chicken Meatballs a.k.a. The Proof Is In The Meatball!

Hi lovies! <3 As you guys know, I’ve gone plant-based & I don’t eat chicken, but if I did, you can be sure it’d look a little something like these babies! I made these for the fam & I gotta say, the smell in my […]

Smoky Garlicky Roasted Eggplant Slices a.k.a. Oh My Eggplant!!!!

Smoky Garlicky Roasted Eggplant Slices a.k.a. Oh My Eggplant!!!!

Oh my eggplant! Literally. It’s amazing how wonderful a roasted veggie recipe can come out when you season it right! You’d think you were munching on spicy fries… I swear! Eggplant is such a versatile veggie (so versatile that I’ve used it as pizza crust) […]

Grain-Free Soft + Chewy Coconut Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. These Cookies Are LEGIT a Pillow!

Grain-Free Soft + Chewy Coconut Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. These Cookies Are LEGIT a Pillow!

Long name. Amazing results. 😂 Guys, these cookies are another level of scrumptious!!!!! These cookies are so soft, fluffy + chewy that they remind me of cake or muffins! The chocolate chunks add just the right amount of decadence to make the PERFECT cookie! I […]

Quinoa, Almond + Goji Salad In a Balsamic Lemon Dressing a.k.a. A Meal Prep Staple!

Quinoa, Almond + Goji Salad In a Balsamic Lemon Dressing a.k.a. A Meal Prep Staple!

Quinoa salads are a great meal prep staple because there are so many different ways to eat them: on their own in bowls or fresh mixed green salads for added flavour + nutrition in rice paper wraps or in pita pockets or brown rice wraps […]

Homemade Vanilla Bean Hemp & Flaxseed Butter a.k.a. Homemade Is Best!

Homemade Vanilla Bean Hemp & Flaxseed Butter a.k.a. Homemade Is Best!

When you run out of hemp nut butter, you make your own with an added dose of flax, vanilla bean & MCT oil for cognitive health, healthy fats, energy + mood boosting + to get that metabolism revving! All you need is 4 ingredients + […]

Mini Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes & How To Make Smoothie Cubes!

Mini Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecakes & How To Make Smoothie Cubes!

MINI VEGAN NO0BAKE CHOCOLATE CHEESECAKES (+ smoothie cubes!), anyone? Yes, you read right… this recipe is a 2 in 1!!! This cheesecake is to die for. It rendered me speechless & TBH, that’s quite the rare occurrence. Y’all know I’m quite the chatterbox. The filling is […]

Why We Don’t To Be Our Best 24/7, 365 Days A Year & My Struggles With Taking Downtime

Why We Don’t To Be Our Best 24/7, 365 Days A Year & My Struggles With Taking Downtime

If there’s one thing a lot of you know about me, it’s that I am constantly trying to do my best & be the best version of myself. In the grand scheme of things, this is more of a good thing than bad, but I […]

Chocolate Protein Chia Pudding a.k.a. Chocolate For Breaky! YAS!

Chocolate Protein Chia Pudding a.k.a. Chocolate For Breaky! YAS!

Hi lovies! <3 What if I told you you could have chocolate for breakfast? But not just any chocolate: a creamy + delish fibre rich protein-enhanced one that’s full of anti-inflammatory healthy fats, ready in minutes, easy to take on the go & made with […]

Curry Quinoa Stir-Fry a.k.a. You Want It. Now. & Really BAD!

Curry Quinoa Stir-Fry a.k.a. You Want It. Now. & Really BAD!

Hey guys! <3 Sometimes, I impress myself with the recipes I make & tonight was one of those times!! This CURRY QUINOA STIR FRY set my HEART on FIRE.I mean, most of my recipes tend to do that to me, which is why I get so much […]

My Experience With Getting Off The Pill & My Daily Habits To Keep My Hormones In Check

My Experience With Getting Off The Pill & My Daily Habits To Keep My Hormones In Check

About a year ago, I made the decision to give my body a break from the pill after having been on it for about almost 10 years! I have to admit, I was afraid to stop at first because I didn’t really know what to […]

Smoky Lemongrass Roasted Veggies

Smoky Lemongrass Roasted Veggies

Sometimes, I seriously ask myself how I haven’t turned into a roasted vegetable (if I could, I think I’d choose a carrot: long + lean). No but seriously, all jokes aside, here’s another simple + easy recipe that’s full of flavour, but with minimal ingredients: best […]

Healthy Fats & Digestion-101

Healthy Fats & Digestion-101

Let’s talk HEALTHY FATS + DIGESTION! First, let’s get back to basics. The three macronutrients in our diets are carbs, protein + fat & our body is built with unique processes to digest each one. Each process & macro takes a different amount of time […]

When The Going Gets Rough, Remind Yourself Why You Chose Recovery In The First Place

When The Going Gets Rough, Remind Yourself Why You Chose Recovery In The First Place

When the going gets rough When you feel like you’re crumbling When you lose hope When you want to give up because it’s so damn hard & giving in is easy When your eating disorder tries to creep up on you When you’re weight restored […]

Raw Mint Chocolate Chip Protein Balls a.k.a. Yes, They’ll Remind You Of Your Fave Ice Cream Flavour

Raw Mint Chocolate Chip Protein Balls a.k.a. Yes, They’ll Remind You Of Your Fave Ice Cream Flavour

Hi babes! <3 These are basically mint chocolate chip ice cream in bite-sized format… yep, you read right! They’re so delicious, you’d hardly believe me when I tell you how clean the ingredients are! They’re loaded & I mean, loaded, with antioxidants, magnesium, iron, calcium, […]

My Experience With Getting Over Fear Foods & Why Logging Made It Harder

My Experience With Getting Over Fear Foods & Why Logging Made It Harder

Let’s talk about FEAR FOODS, not just in eating disorder recovery but in general. I’m sure we all have (or have had) moments where we feel uncomfortable around food & guess what? It’s normal. maybe there’s a food you deem “unsafe” or “off limits” because […]

Homemade 3-Ingredient Sugar-Free Applesauce a.k.a. When Your Kids Ask For Seconds, You Know You Nailed It!

Homemade 3-Ingredient Sugar-Free Applesauce a.k.a. When Your Kids Ask For Seconds, You Know You Nailed It!

THIS HOMEMADE UNSWEETENED VANILLA APPLE SAUCE IS ON FUEGO (a.k.a. on fire, a.k.a. it’s LIT, a.k.a. it’s the bombdotcom). If I had to sum it up… Delicious Thick + creamy Full of fibre No added sugar or preservatives Easy to make 3 ingredients Eat it […]

Grocery Tip: What To Look For When Shopping For Granola

Grocery Tip: What To Look For When Shopping For Granola

Hey loves! <3 It’s no secret that finding good quality granola these days isn’t easy, which is why whenever I can, I make my own! If you want to see some of my homemade easy & simple granola recipes or bars, simply search: “granola” in […]

Cinnamon Mulberry Vanilla Overnight Oats a.k.a. Oh-My-Mulberry!

Cinnamon Mulberry Vanilla Overnight Oats a.k.a. Oh-My-Mulberry!

Here’s a breaky for champs if I do say so myself! Literally nothing gets me more excited than coming home from a double sweat sesh to a breakfast this hearty + delicious! Before we get into the recipe, let’s talk about MULBERRIES, a very underestimated […]

Skin, Skin, Skin & Why It’s Not Only About Your Skincare Routine!

Skin, Skin, Skin & Why It’s Not Only About Your Skincare Routine!

LET’S TALK SKIN!  A good quality skincare routine is valuable + key to a clear complexion, radiant glow & healthy skin. But reality is, the best formula for healthy skin is at our fingertips: taking care of our health, nourishing our body with whole foods + […]

Red Lentil Cold Pasta Salad With Cucumber, Hemp Hearts & & The Nitty-Gritty On What I Think About Konjac Noodles

Red Lentil Cold Pasta Salad With Cucumber, Hemp Hearts & & The Nitty-Gritty On What I Think About Konjac Noodles

Hi babes! <3 This isn’t just any salad, it’s a freaking salad, if you know what I mean! And it’s not just a pasta salad! I loaded it with so many other delicious nutritious ingredients & made a delicious sweet + savoury dressing with yacon […]

Grain-Free Coconut Flour Pizza Crust a.k.a. I Died & Went To Heaven & I Can’t Wait For You To Meet Me There

Grain-Free Coconut Flour Pizza Crust a.k.a. I Died & Went To Heaven & I Can’t Wait For You To Meet Me There

Hi babes! <3 I kept you guys waiting long enough. Okay fine… just a day. But TBH, with a pizza this good, keeping you waiting & wondering & drooling & salivating for even an hour is cruel. So, I’m terribly sorry for being so cruel. […]

Why You Don’t Have To Give Up The Foods You Love To Live A Healthier Lifestyle

Why You Don’t Have To Give Up The Foods You Love To Live A Healthier Lifestyle

You don’t have to give up the foods you LOVE if you choose to live a healthier lifestyle. Yep, you read right. You don’t have to give up what you love & in fact, doing so can actually be counter-productive long-term & lead to unhealthy […]

Spinach, Mandarin & Quinoa Salad With Raw Pistachios a.k.a. #SaladGoals!

Spinach, Mandarin & Quinoa Salad With Raw Pistachios a.k.a. #SaladGoals!

Hi lovies! <3 Here’s a quick + easy salad that contains a good balance of fats, carbs, protein + fibre! It’s crispy, crunchy, nutty, naturally sweet & a little bit cheesy. I’ll tell you how to make it but I’ll also give you suggestions for […]

Sautéed Garlic Salsa Veggies a.k.a. MORE SALSA PLEASE!

Sautéed Garlic Salsa Veggies a.k.a. MORE SALSA PLEASE!

Have you ever sautéed veggies with salsa? Me neither… until today! And oh my goodness!!! I can’t believe this is my first time! If you’re a fan of Mexican food, you’ll LOVE these veggies! The salsa, cayenne + garlic powder gives them the perfect Mexican kick […]

Lemon Ginger Cucumber Beet Juice (No Juicer Necessary) a.k.a. Natural Energizer Bunny (Batteries Not Included)

Lemon Ginger Cucumber Beet Juice (No Juicer Necessary) a.k.a. Natural Energizer Bunny (Batteries Not Included)

I love the idea of being able to make veggie juice without a juicer! Veggie juice makes me happy, especially when it’s THIS easy, fresh & delish! All you need are a few simple ingredients & a blender. I used organic beet powder, fresh lemon, […]

Let’s Get Personal: My Eating Disorder Took Away My Femininity But I’m Living Proof It’s Never Too Late To Take It Back.

Let’s Get Personal: My Eating Disorder Took Away My Femininity But I’m Living Proof It’s Never Too Late To Take It Back.

One of the many things my anorexia took away from me is my FEMININITY. Real talk: We talk about how eating disorders rob s of our love for life & our desire to nourish & take care of our body. We talk about how they make […]

Vegan Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese With Lentil Pasta a.k.a. KD, WHO?

Vegan Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese With Lentil Pasta a.k.a. KD, WHO?

OhMahGoodness! This mac + cheese sauce is comforting, satisfying, thick, so easy to make & so creamy & delicious… you’ll never want KD again! I roasted the sweet potatoes & then blended them up with some staple ingredients for a sauce that’s full of antioxidants, […]

KITK’s Tips For Portion Control

KITK’s Tips For Portion Control

As someone who has a past with both restricting & binging, I know how hard it is to have perfectly balanced meals & snacks all the time. I’ve learned a few things along the way that have really helped me become more aware of my […]

Coconut Watermelon Smoothie With An Adaptogenic Kick!

Coconut Watermelon Smoothie With An Adaptogenic Kick!

I swear this is a coconut watermelon smoothie, but the adaptogens decided to take over. You know what they say, don’t judge a book by its cover… the colour may not be beautiful bright & pink but let me tell you, the colour doesn’t do it […]

Vegan Green Pea & Lentil “Meatloaf” Muffin Cups a.k.a. You Had Me At Meatloaf!

Vegan Green Pea & Lentil “Meatloaf” Muffin Cups a.k.a. You Had Me At Meatloaf!

Hi lovies! <3 Ain’t no recipe you can’t add a plant-based twist to… even MEATLOAF! Lentils are the perfect substitute for ground beef or chicken because the texture is similar & they have the most “meaty” flavour when compared to other legumes or beans! I […]

Everything You Need To Know About B12 Supplementation & My Experience With It

Everything You Need To Know About B12 Supplementation & My Experience With It

Vitamin B12 deficiency is one of the most common diagnosed deficiencies, especially if you are vegan/vegetarian or following a plant-based diet & even in some people  who don’t eat much red meat &/or other sources of animal protein. I’ve had a diagnosed B12 deficiency for […]

Turmeric Brown Rice Buddha Bowl a.k.a. Fighting Inflammation One Bite At a Time!

Turmeric Brown Rice Buddha Bowl a.k.a. Fighting Inflammation One Bite At a Time!

Hi lovies! <3 I had some brown rice ready in the fridge & felt like spicing it up so I threw it into a skillet with lots of turmeric, black pepper, sea salt + a splash of apple cider vinegar & sautéed it lightly just […]

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Almond Flour Vanilla Protein Balls a.k.a. Seriously, They Melt In Yo’ Mouth & Throw A Party While They’re At It!

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Almond Flour Vanilla Protein Balls a.k.a. Seriously, They Melt In Yo’ Mouth & Throw A Party While They’re At It!

Hi babes! <3 In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been obsessed with using almond flour in my raw + baked recipes because the light but nutty flavour it gives is just beyond + it’s a great way to get more healthy fats! If you want […]

Mediterranean-Style Eggplant Pizza & Why You Need Eggplant In Your Life Stat!

Mediterranean-Style Eggplant Pizza & Why You Need Eggplant In Your Life Stat!

Here’s a yummy lunch recipe inspired by one I had just a few days ago! I can’t get enough of this eggplant pizza, plus… y’all know I like to use up my leftovers! Here’s how it’s done Mediterranean style: Top the roasted eggplant “crust” with […]

Avocado Banana Breaky Smoothie a.k.a. Green & Yellow, Green & Yellow

Avocado Banana Breaky Smoothie a.k.a. Green & Yellow, Green & Yellow

One of my biggest struggles with the transition over to a plant-based diet is getting enough fats! Nuts + seeds have become a HUGE part of my diet but I can only eat so much! All hail avocado! Avocados were always a big part of […]

Smoky Green Pea & Chickpea Buddha Bowl a.k.a. Seconds P(l)eas(e)!

Smoky Green Pea & Chickpea Buddha Bowl a.k.a. Seconds P(l)eas(e)!

Did you know green peas are an amazing source of protein that support healthy blood sugar control, boost digestive + gut health & the body’s antioxidants capacity + ability to fight off disease + infection & they’re rich in vitamin A, K, C, B complex […]

Aromatherapy & Essential Oils-101: Why I Love It, The Benefits, My Fave Oils & Blends & How To!

Aromatherapy & Essential Oils-101: Why I Love It, The Benefits, My Fave Oils & Blends & How To!

Hey babes! I did a full segment on essential oil diffusing a few weeks ago & I got such a great reaction from you guys regarding everything I shared. I figured I’d get it all down in a full blog post so that you always […]

Vegan Quinoa “Rice Krispie” Snacks a.k.a. Feed 2 Birds With 1 Stone: YOU & THE KIDDIES!

Vegan Quinoa “Rice Krispie” Snacks a.k.a. Feed 2 Birds With 1 Stone: YOU & THE KIDDIES!

When I tell you these VEGAN QUINOA “RICE KRISPIE” SNACKS will leave you (& your kids) MINDBLOWN, I really mean it babes! Made with just a few simple ingredients, lower in sugar than just about any Rice Krispie treat you’d buy, coated in a dark […]

Why Recovery Isn’t About Realizing I Was Sick, But More About Opening My Heart To Getting Help.

Why Recovery Isn’t About Realizing I Was Sick, But More About Opening My Heart To Getting Help.

I always get asked how I realized I had an eating disorder. I think anyone who suffers currently or has suffered from one can agree that it’s not easy to pinpoint the exact moment the eating disorder happens & takes control of our lives; it […]

Grain-Free Baked Chickpea Flour Sesame Crackers That Also Double As PIZZA DOUGH!

Grain-Free Baked Chickpea Flour Sesame Crackers That Also Double As PIZZA DOUGH!

What if I told you that this recipe could double as crackers & pizza dough? You love me, eh? I know! Me too, me too! All you need? 👩‍🍳4 simple ingredients. ⏱Under 30 minutes. 💗A love for crispy, flavourful + healthy crackers (or gluten-free pizza dough!) […]

Mashed “Cheesy” Lentil Salad On Toast With Crunchy Veggies a.k.a. The Vegan Version of Chopped Egg & Tuna… YAS!

Mashed “Cheesy” Lentil Salad On Toast With Crunchy Veggies a.k.a. The Vegan Version of Chopped Egg & Tuna… YAS!

Whoever told ya you’d have to fully give up chopped egg + tuna toast on a plant-based diet ain’t never met this LENTIL version! Okay fine, so you do have to give up the tuna + egg, but you get to swap it for something […]

Strawberry Beet Creamy & Delicious Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. Yes, You Read Right… BEETS & It Can’t Be Be(a)et!

Strawberry Beet Creamy & Delicious Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. Yes, You Read Right… BEETS & It Can’t Be Be(a)et!

HI MY LOVES! <3 THIS breaky is a simple smoothie bowl full of antioxidants + vitamin C, not only from berries but also from BEET POWDER! Beets are rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, fibre, manganese, calcium, iron & manganese + folate. They balance blood pressure […]

Opening Up About My Addictive Personality & Why It Doesn’t Take Away From My Worth (Or Yours!)

Opening Up About My Addictive Personality & Why It Doesn’t Take Away From My Worth (Or Yours!)

I read a post by Lee From America (a health & wellness influencer from the USA) that resonated with me & hit close to home. As she opened up about her addictive personality, I felt I was reading a personal anecdote. Although our addictive behaviours […]

Soy-101 & A Beautiful Smoked Onion Tempeh Bowl Recipe

Soy-101 & A Beautiful Smoked Onion Tempeh Bowl Recipe

Tonight’s lazy “everything in my fridge” bowl is loaded with avocado, cucumber, tomato, pink radish sprouts, radish, nutritional yeast, Dijon & Aux Vivres smoked onion tempeh. TEMPEH… BUT WAIT, ISN’T SOY BAD FOR YOU? It depends. Yes, like corn, most soy is genetically modified, BUT […]

Vegan & Grain-Free Eggplant Pizza a.k.a. Healthier Pizza Options FTW!

Vegan & Grain-Free Eggplant Pizza a.k.a. Healthier Pizza Options FTW!

YEP, VEGAN + GRAIN-FREE EGGPLANT PIZZA IS A THING!! BONUS: it’s easier to make than real pizza a lot healthier too! you can customize the “crust” to your tastebuds & follow the same recipe but with zucchini, sweet potato or any other type of squash! […]

Fully Organic or Nah? & The Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen 2018

Fully Organic or Nah? & The Clean Fifteen & Dirty Dozen 2018

Yes, I eat healthy, but no, I don’t eat fully organic. Contrary to popular belief, the two don’t always go hand in hand. What’s organic isn’t necessarily healthy & vice versa. It’s not so much about the label as it is about the CONTENTS of […]

Beauty Product Review: Too Faced Born This Way Concealer

Beauty Product Review: Too Faced Born This Way Concealer

This chick loves a good filter but I’m talking to y’all about a concealer & it’s only fair that you see the REAL result of the Too Faced Born This Way concealer, no enhancement! Concealer is one of the very few makeup products I can’t live […]

Why You May Have Trouble Digesting Veggies, How To Fix It & Smoky Garlicky Brussels Sprouts

Why You May Have Trouble Digesting Veggies, How To Fix It & Smoky Garlicky Brussels Sprouts

Did you know that even veggies can cause bloating or digestive issues? It’s not because a food is inherently healthy that it’s suitable for every body in the same way that it’s not because a food isn’t the healthiest option that it’ll be the end […]

The Nitty-Gritty On How I Like To Season My Bowls & Why I Prefer To Get My Fats From Food VS. Oils

The Nitty-Gritty On How I Like To Season My Bowls & Why I Prefer To Get My Fats From Food VS. Oils

Let’s talk about how my bowls never stay as pretty as they look when I make them for more than a few minutes. They’re usually loaded with tons of plant-based yumminess & a side of one or two creamy dips, spreads, tahini, hummus, Dijon, salsa […]

A Healthy Outside Starts From The Inside & The Nutrition Principles I Live By.

A Healthy Outside Starts From The Inside & The Nutrition Principles I Live By.

A healthy outside starts from the inside. Let food be your medicine & watch yourself heal & grow in ways you never thought possible. Below are some of the principles I live by regarding nutrition. more real food, less labels to read more about how […]

The Ultimate Seedy Steel Cut Oats

The Ultimate Seedy Steel Cut Oats

Looking for a breaky that’s packed with hormone-regulating, skin-glowing, plant-based protein, minerals + antioxidants, such as calcium, iron, magnesium + manganese, B complex vitamins, folate, zinc + phosphorus, fibre-packed & anti-inflammatory healthy fats? HERE IT IS! Prep your steel cut oats in advance & a […]

Dairy-Free Mushroom Elixir Matcha Vanilla Latte a.k.a. The Most Superfood Latte You Ever Did See!

Dairy-Free Mushroom Elixir Matcha Vanilla Latte a.k.a. The Most Superfood Latte You Ever Did See!

Hi lovies! <3 Okay, so I went a little cray cray with the medicinal mushrooms today & made a hella adaptogenic matcha with reishi, cordyceps + chaga! It’s creamy, frothy, delicious, vegan + refined sugar-free! It’s also warm & comforting, but since it’s summer, it […]

Vegan Almond Flour Cinnamon Apple Crumble Muffins & Why You Don’t Need To Load Up On Sugar To Make A Delish Treat!

Vegan Almond Flour Cinnamon Apple Crumble Muffins & Why You Don’t Need To Load Up On Sugar To Make A Delish Treat!

Ok, so I know it’s not apple season just yet but I totally felt inspired to make a healthier version of apple crumble in muffin form. Yes, you read right, APPLE CRUMBLE. I used almond flour as the base but also threw in some rolled […]

Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats Ft. LYNQ Fruit & Veggie Powder a.k.a. Better Than Kraft… I Swear!

Peanut Butter & Jelly Overnight Oats Ft. LYNQ Fruit & Veggie Powder a.k.a. Better Than Kraft… I Swear!

Who didn’t love PB+J as a kid, right?! I know I did. And I’m talking the Kraft PEANUT BUTTER, okay? I guess my PB choices have become a little healthier these days & my breakfast choices as well! I hear oats mimic that delicious PB+J […]

Spinach, Kale & Lentil Salad, Proof That Plant-Based Meals Contain More Protein Than We Think & How To Tell If You’re Getting Enough Of It!

Spinach, Kale & Lentil Salad, Proof That Plant-Based Meals Contain More Protein Than We Think & How To Tell If You’re Getting Enough Of It!

Hi lovies! <3 Many of you ask how I get enough protein eating a plant-based diet, so even though I don’t count macros or calories, I figured I’d take this opportunity to measure the portions of this salad & to show you that a plant-based […]

Sea Buckthorn Sweet Potato Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. Yes, You Read Right… Sweet Potato!

Sea Buckthorn Sweet Potato Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. Yes, You Read Right… Sweet Potato!

Loaded with anti-inflammatory skin glowing berries, sweet potato for good carbs, fibre, vitamin C, thick texture + to cut back on sugar, psyllium husks for gut health, protein for post workout recovery, camu camu for more vitamin C, a splash of yacon syrup for pre-biotic fibre […]

Compulsive Eating-101 & Some Principles That Resonate With Me

Compulsive Eating-101 & Some Principles That Resonate With Me

Hey babes! <3 Last week, my module in my holistic nutrition course at the Institute For Integrative Nutrition was all about disordered behaviours + food, one of which is compulsive eating. A lot of the principles resonated with me after having personally dealt with this […]

UPDATE: My Transition To A Plant-Based Lifestyle & Why The Pros Outweigh The Cons

UPDATE: My Transition To A Plant-Based Lifestyle & Why The Pros Outweigh The Cons

It’s been a few months since I transitioned to a plant-based lifestyle so I figured I’d give you guys an update on the pros + cons so far! I wrote a full blog post all about my decision to transition here if you guys are […]

Roasted Smoky Cauliflower a.k.a. I Swear, They Taste Like Healthier Spicy Curly Fries!

Roasted Smoky Cauliflower a.k.a. I Swear, They Taste Like Healthier Spicy Curly Fries!

These cauliflower chunks… dipped into guac or Dijon mustard… OHMAHGAWD. PARTAY in my mouth! They legit taste like spicy curly fries!!!!! Cauliflower is one of those veggies that’s iffy for some! A lot of people have trouble digesting raw cauli + other veggies from the […]

Why Meal Prep Is FOR YOU & YOU & YOU & Inspiration For How You Can Start Slowly Incorporating It Into Your Life

Why Meal Prep Is FOR YOU & YOU & YOU & Inspiration For How You Can Start Slowly Incorporating It Into Your Life

One of the most common things I always hear when I talk about meal prep with others is “meal prep is not for me”. Well, how about this… if you think it’s something that can add value to your life, MAKE IT FOR YOU. You’ll […]

Brown Rice, Almond & Mulberry Salad In A Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette

Brown Rice, Almond & Mulberry Salad In A Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette

Hi babes! <3 Here’s a yummy salad idea you can prep for the week for on the go friendly lunches! It’s got a healthy balance of carbs, protein, fats + fibre, making it perfect as a stand alone meal, but also great as a side […]

Dairy-Free Cinnamon Sweet Potato Mash & My Vegan Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps Recipe FTW!

Dairy-Free Cinnamon Sweet Potato Mash & My Vegan Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps Recipe FTW!

I always knew cinnamon was delicious on just about everything but I never knew it was this good with sweet potato! This dish is so simple + easy to make with just a few staple ingredients & it’s such a great side dish or topping […]

Why I Prioritize My Mental Stability Over Everything & Why A Shift In Perspective Is Key.

Why I Prioritize My Mental Stability Over Everything & Why A Shift In Perspective Is Key.

Yes, it’s true, feeling physically strong & like my body is able to tackle challenging workouts is an amazing feeling. But truth be told, there’s no better feeling that that of being in control of my thoughts & feeling mentally strong. I’ve been at both […]

Homemade Sugar-Free Mango Berry Jam a.k.a. MangoBerryLicious!

Homemade Sugar-Free Mango Berry Jam a.k.a. MangoBerryLicious!

Homemade jam has been a thing in my books for over a year now! It’s so easy + simple to make, requires just a few ingredients & it’s so much healthier! It contains no added sugar, preservatives or additives & it’s a great way to […]

Vegan Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream a.k.a. So Delish, Your Kids Will Forget About Dairy Queen

Vegan Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Ice Cream a.k.a. So Delish, Your Kids Will Forget About Dairy Queen

Insert tag line: “so delicious, your kids will forget about Dairy Queen”. A great alternative to real chocolate chip ice cream but without the dairy + refined sugar! And guess what?! you don’t even need plant-based milk for this one! All you need are bananas, […]

Raw Vegan Protein Cookie Batter Blondies a.k.a. LEGIT Cookie Dough!

Raw Vegan Protein Cookie Batter Blondies a.k.a. LEGIT Cookie Dough!

Holy f. These have to be the most scrumptious raw treats I have EVER made. Think of them as cookie dough (LEGIT) but without the chocolate chips. And you know what?! They’re so dang good… you won’t even notice! I loaded them up with protein, […]

My Take On Fasted Workouts (& A Delish Breaky Idea!)

My Take On Fasted Workouts (& A Delish Breaky Idea!)

Saturday mornings are for breaky toast + good carbs to get me pumped for insanity + kickboxing! I always get asked if I do fasted workouts & the answer is nope, unless it’s an 8AM spin class. I just don’t feel hungry enough at 6:30AM […]

Vegan Black Bean Lettuce Wrap “Tacos” a.k.a. Who Needs Taco Tuesday… Let’s Make “Taco Everyday” A Thing!

Vegan Black Bean Lettuce Wrap “Tacos” a.k.a. Who Needs Taco Tuesday… Let’s Make “Taco Everyday” A Thing!

These vegan black bean lettuce wrap “tacos” are everything. Seriously, whether you’re a black bean aficionado like me or you’re a bit newer to the whole “eat more beans” thing, you will fall head over heels for these!! I totally teased you guys with these & […]

Massaged Kale & Avocado Balsamic Salad

Massaged Kale & Avocado Balsamic Salad

Here’s a super yummy & delicious lunch or dinner salad that’s full of wholesome ingredients & takes just minutes to make! Massaging kale is a thing because it helps facilitate digestion. Due to its very crunchy texture, it can be harder on the digestive system […]

Dijon Oregano Sautéed Mushrooms, Onions & Brussels Sprouts a.k.a. These Never Get Old!

Dijon Oregano Sautéed Mushrooms, Onions & Brussels Sprouts a.k.a. These Never Get Old!

Nope, I didn’t forget about these! Okay… maybe I did! But they were so delicious that I just had to share the recipe with you guys! If you’re wondering how you can get more veggies into your diet, here’s an easy way. Simple, delicious, full […]

Curry-Roasted Coconut Vinegar Veggies a.k.a. C(ould)urry I Have Some Mo’

Curry-Roasted Coconut Vinegar Veggies a.k.a. C(ould)urry I Have Some Mo’

It’s no surprise that last night, the first that came to mind when I got home from the gym was “OMG, no more roasted veggies”, so there I was, whipping up a fresh batch of roasted mushrooms, carrots + shallots! These ones are spiced up with […]

Easy & Simple Lunch Salad In a Balsamic Maple Dressing (& Variations) & What You Need To Know About Carbs!

Easy & Simple Lunch Salad In a Balsamic Maple Dressing (& Variations) & What You Need To Know About Carbs!

Yes, this lunch has carbs & yes, this chick eats carbs! Not all carbs are created equal & the distinction is important when you’re becoming more mindful about what you’re putting into your body. simple carbs are what we traditionally think of when we hear “carbs”: […]

Let’s Talk Workout Clothes!

Let’s Talk Workout Clothes!

Let’s talk WORKOUT CLOTHES! For me, being comfy in my workout clothes is just as important as enjoying the workout itself! There’s nothing worse than feeling too tight, loose or uncomfortable when trying to focus on exercising! The ideal outfit for me is: a pair […]

Bed Time Ashwagandha Golden Milk Latte

Bed Time Ashwagandha Golden Milk Latte

Who’s with me… there is nothing like anti-inflammatory spices, the sweet natural taste of pure vanilla, warm almond milk + ashwagandha to soothe me from the inside out, calm my mind, lower my cortisol/adrenaline levels post-sweat, promote healthy digestion + to zen & cozy me […]

Strawberry Shortcake Açai Overnight Oats a.k.a. When Your Oats Taste Like Cake… You Devour Them!

Strawberry Shortcake Açai Overnight Oats a.k.a. When Your Oats Taste Like Cake… You Devour Them!

Who doesn’t love strawberry shortcake, right?! What if I told you you could have a close dupe for breaky that’s healthy, satisfying, full of vitamin C, antioxidants, fibre, protein + energizing enough to power you through your morning like the energizer bunny?! Here it is! […]

Chopped-Egg Open-Faced Sandwich a.k.a. No Mayo, No Problem!

Chopped-Egg Open-Faced Sandwich a.k.a. No Mayo, No Problem!

For any of you babes & bros who aren’t plant-based like moi, you can thank my dad for this deliciousness! Here’s a super simple + nutritious CHOPPED EGG OPEN-FACED SANDWICH  recipe that I’m sure will become a fan fave! I always say that whenever my […]

Quick & Simple Mexicano Dinner Bowl

Quick & Simple Mexicano Dinner Bowl

Hi babes! <3 Here’s a really easy plant-based dinner you can whip up in minutes & that’ll remind you of a taco or burrito stuffed until it explodes, but without the tortilla or shell! It’s full of antioxidants, fibre, protein, good carbs + as always, […]

KITK Must-Have Healthy Pantry Staples a.k.a. The Products I Run To Go Buy When I Run Out (No Pun Intended)!

KITK Must-Have Healthy Pantry Staples a.k.a. The Products I Run To Go Buy When I Run Out (No Pun Intended)!

Hi babes! I guess it’s safe to say that you know you genuinely care about your health & what you put into your body when you rather buy quality ingredients over a new t-shirt or shoes. But, that transition didn’t happen overnight… you’re talking to an […]

Body Image Struggles & Why Loving My Body Isn’t Circumstantial.

Body Image Struggles & Why Loving My Body Isn’t Circumstantial.

REAL TALK: My feed & posts have been a lot more food & health tips & a lot less of me… Regardless of whether or not you noticed, I’m here to be 200% real with you, so, here I am opening up to you about […]

Lemon Garlic Sautéed Rapini

Lemon Garlic Sautéed Rapini

Hey guys! <3 If you’re from my hood, you know all about the lemon garlic rapini from Grinder. I mea, who doesn’t! It’s literally my all-time fave dish. In this recipe, I tried to mimic it & let me tell ya, I did a pretty […]

Homemade Vanilla Date Paste With An Adaptogenic Kick a.k.a. My Forever Date!

Homemade Vanilla Date Paste With An Adaptogenic Kick a.k.a. My Forever Date!

Hi lovies! <3 I’ve been dying to make a homemade date spread & yesterday, I finally got around to it! Dates + date sugar are one of my favourite natural sweeteners not only because they’re delicious & chewy & so satisfying but also because of […]

Avocado & Lupini Bean #ToastGoals

Avocado & Lupini Bean #ToastGoals

Hi lovies! <3 Here’s a delicious plant-based lunch that I know (with utmost certainty) will convince you that eating wholesome plant-derived foods can & will throw a partay in your mouth! It’s ready in minutes & full of nutritious ingredients that are guaranteed to keep […]

The Freshest To Death Strawberry, Endive & Spinach Salad!

The Freshest To Death Strawberry, Endive & Spinach Salad!

If I had to describe today’s lunch in a few words, it’d be FRESH TO DEATH. No, but seriously, this salad was BOMB. Just the right mix of greens & fruit for natural sweetness & of course, cheesy flavour from nutritional yeast + raw almonds for healthy […]

Overnight Grain-Free Chia Coconut Porridge a.k.a. Step Yo’ Overnight Oat Game Up!

Overnight Grain-Free Chia Coconut Porridge a.k.a. Step Yo’ Overnight Oat Game Up!

Hi babes! <3 This breakfast literally gave me SO MUCH energy! I powered through my workouts this morning like the energizer bunny & this is the only different thing I had this morning, so… it’s gotta be the culprit! When you see the ingredients list, you’ll […]

Homemade 5-Minute Celery Juice a.k.a. DRINK YO’ GREENS!

Homemade 5-Minute Celery Juice a.k.a. DRINK YO’ GREENS!

Hi babes! <3 Am I the only weirdo who craves greens… DON’T ANSWER THAT. Celery is full of vitamins, minerals, nutrients & health benefits ranging from heart health, fighting inflammation, skin disorders, liver + autoimmune disease, migraines, fatigue + gut health, bloating + other digestive […]

Creamy “Banana Bread” Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats a.k.a. When You Can’t Choose Between Banana Split & Oatmeal, Have Both!

Creamy “Banana Bread” Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats a.k.a. When You Can’t Choose Between Banana Split & Oatmeal, Have Both!

Hi lovies! <3 When you can’t choose between a banana split + oatmeal, have both… here’s a super easy, wholesome, satisfying + delicious breaky or brunch! It’s vegan, gluten, nut + refined sugar free! INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup cooked steel cut oats (mine were already meal-prepped + […]

Vegan “Greek Salad” With Tempeh & Amaranth a.k.a. Feta Who!

Vegan “Greek Salad” With Tempeh & Amaranth a.k.a. Feta Who!

Hi lovies! <3 Believe me when I say that there is ALWAYS a plant-based way to change up just about any recipe! All you need is a bit of imagination. To make up for the protein, I swapped the traditional feta cheese for smoked onion tempeh […]

Ginger Cayenne & Vinegar Roasted Veggies a.k.a. A Fermented Partay In Yo’ Mouth!

Ginger Cayenne & Vinegar Roasted Veggies a.k.a. A Fermented Partay In Yo’ Mouth!

Ever hear the expression “it doesn’t end?!” Well, that basically sums up my relationship with ROASTED VEGGIES. These ginger & cayenne spiced roasted veggies are loaded with coconut vinegar + apple cider for a fermented PARTAY in yo’ mouth full of beneficial enzymes, B complex […]

July Fave – Product Review: Derma E Vitamin E Moisturizer

July Fave – Product Review: Derma E Vitamin E Moisturizer

Hey lovies! <3 I’m so excited to share my FAVE PRODUCT for the month of July! This Derma E Vitamin E cream is absolutely amazing! It hydrates & moisturizes the skin more than a lot of pricier products I’ve used in the past & also protects […]

5-Ingredient Almond Flour Coconut Butter Goji Cookies a.k.a. Talk About A Superfood Cookie (Oh & Banana Bread, In Cookie Form!)

5-Ingredient Almond Flour Coconut Butter Goji Cookies a.k.a. Talk About A Superfood Cookie (Oh & Banana Bread, In Cookie Form!)

Hi babes! <3 If you’ve ever tried my “chewiest almond flour cookies” (recipe here) & you fell as in love with them as I did, you’ll definitely love these! They’re an EVEN easier version, super airy, fluffy, soft & chewy & they have an added […]

The Easiest & Crispiest Roasted Sweet Potatoes You’ll Ever Make!

The Easiest & Crispiest Roasted Sweet Potatoes You’ll Ever Make!

Hi lovies! <3 You only need a few simple ingredients to whip up this perfect side dish, add-in for bowls or salads or snack dipped in pesto or hummus (try my homemade black bean hummus… heavenly!!).  Sweet potatoes are an amazing source of vitamin C, […]

Everything You Need to Know To Build A KITK Granola Bowl a.k.a. Breakfast of Champions!

Everything You Need to Know To Build A KITK Granola Bowl a.k.a. Breakfast of Champions!

Hi babes! Yesterday, was a super gloomy day in Montreal. So… I BRIGHTENED IT UP with this bright nutritious granola bowl! Granola bowls are fun because the possibility combinations are limitless! Here’s how I build them: FRUIT: fresh, full of vitamin C + antioxidants, naturally sweet […]

Healthy Living – A Double-Edged Sword & What I Define As True Happiness

Healthy Living – A Double-Edged Sword & What I Define As True Happiness

“How do you live a healthy lifestyle without losing too much weight?!” … A question that resonates with me all too well. The thing about healthy living is it’s a double-edged sword. There’s SO much information & knowledge that is readily available & that we […]

Almond Pulp Coffee Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars a.k.a. Chocolate Chip Cookie… In Bar Form!

Almond Pulp Coffee Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars a.k.a. Chocolate Chip Cookie… In Bar Form!

Wondering what to do with your leftover almond pulp?! I gotcha! These vegan + gluten-free ALMOND PULP COFFEE CHOCOLATE CHIP OATMEAL RAW BARS are where it’s at! They’re crumbly on the outside, full of chocolate deliciousness, soft + chewy on the inside, bursting with coffee […]

Vegan “Cheesy” Black Bean Hummus a.k.a. Don’t Be Fooled By The Colour… It’s Delish!

Vegan “Cheesy” Black Bean Hummus a.k.a. Don’t Be Fooled By The Colour… It’s Delish!

If you don’t know, now you know… I absolutely LOVE black beans!!! And if you haven’t already guessed… they’re the main event in this dip! It’s so thick & creamy, full of antioxidants, fibre & protein & SO versatile! Spread it on your fave rice cakes […]

Mango Turmeric Green Smoothie

Mango Turmeric Green Smoothie

Hi babes! <3 There is literally nothing better post-workout than anti-inflammatory foods like mango & turmeric to help promote muscle recovery + repair any tears caused to muscles during exercise & loads of greens for vitamins, minerals + to replenish all water lost through sweat […]

Anti-Anxiety CBD Chocolate Truffles & CBD-101, The Basics & What I Know Thus Far!

Anti-Anxiety CBD Chocolate Truffles & CBD-101, The Basics & What I Know Thus Far!

Hi babes! <3 As you guys know, I’ve been struggling with anxiety for years. I never took prescribed medication & kind of always told myself to just deal with it. But, for the past 2 years, I’ve been trying alternative holistic remedies to help me […]

Roasted Fennel, Carrots & Onion a.k.a. Another Day, Another Veggie Mix!

Roasted Fennel, Carrots & Onion a.k.a. Another Day, Another Veggie Mix!

Hey lovies! <3 Fennel is probably one of the most natural ways to relieve bloating & other common digestive health issues. It contains volatile oils that are anti-inflammatory & keep things passing smoothly through the digestive tract, if y’all know what I mean! Combine this […]

Vanilla Strawberry Açai Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. Pretty In Pink!

Vanilla Strawberry Açai Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. Pretty In Pink!

Hey babes! <3 If you know, you know… my sister is the queen of smoothie bowls when it comes to texture so I called her up & asked her for some tips! The trick is to go easy on the plant-based milk & to add it […]

Healthy Living & Accountability Go Hand-In-Hand – Here’s Why!

Healthy Living & Accountability Go Hand-In-Hand – Here’s Why!

Healthy living is about consistency, routine, dedication, discipline, motivation, passion, education, knowledge, understanding & self-growth, confidence, improvement & ACCOUNTABILITY. Accountability is the acknowledgement & assumption of responsibility for our actions, decisions & behaviour. It’s the distinction between taking everything what you hear for face value […]

Roasted Moroccan Bell Pepper Salad a.k.a. The Most “Belle” Salad You Ever Did See!

Roasted Moroccan Bell Pepper Salad a.k.a. The Most “Belle” Salad You Ever Did See!

Hey lovies! <3 If you know, you know: one of the “every Moroccan mom” staples is roasted red pepper salad! They all have a slightly different way of doing it or a little special touch they add but the base is always perfectly roasted peppers! […]

Vegan Grain-Free Mushroom & Quinoa Burgers a.k.a. Veggie Burger Game Strong!

Vegan Grain-Free Mushroom & Quinoa Burgers a.k.a. Veggie Burger Game Strong!

Who’s that person that told you vegan burgers are boring? TELL THEM THEY’RE WRONG & prove it to them with these babies! These VEGAN GRAIN-FREE MUSHROOM + QUINOA BURGERS are on fire!!!- I’m beyond excited to share them with you guys because not only are […]

High-Protein Black Bean Vegan Fettuccine With Cilantro & Tomatoes

High-Protein Black Bean Vegan Fettuccine With Cilantro & Tomatoes

Hey lovies! <3 Here’s a super easy dinner idea you can whip up in 10 minutes! It’s creamy, delicious, satisfying, high in protein, fibre & tons of vitamins & minerals, antioxidant-rich, gluten-free, vegan & cheesy without the cheese! I used Tolerant Foods black bean pasta, […]

Grain-Free & Vegan 6-Ingredient Banana Bread a.k.a. Your New Fave Recipe!

Grain-Free & Vegan 6-Ingredient Banana Bread a.k.a. Your New Fave Recipe!

Guys… I have no words for this banana bread besides… grain + gluten free oil + egg free vegan one bowl 30 minutes refined + added sugar free chocolatey crumbly on the outsides & moist & chewy on the insides indulgent + comforting possibly nut-free […]

My Passion For Fitness & Why It’s All About Self-Love For Me!

My Passion For Fitness & Why It’s All About Self-Love For Me!

It’s no secret I work out a lot & so many of you ask how & why I do it so often. Truth is, a lot of the time, it’s not so much about the workout but more about everything else I overcome & work […]

The “Nutshell” Version Of KITK’s Take On Snacking!

The “Nutshell” Version Of KITK’s Take On Snacking!

Something I get asked about a lot is SNACKING! I have a blog post all about healthy snacking, why I believe in it & tons of simple ideas! Here it is if you’re interested! But here’s the “nutshell” version: HOW I BUILD A SNACK? A […]

Vanilla Protein Buckwheat Breakfast Bowl a.k.a. Whoever Said All Carbs Were Bad… BYE!

Vanilla Protein Buckwheat Breakfast Bowl a.k.a. Whoever Said All Carbs Were Bad… BYE!

Hi babes! <3 I love my oats but sometimes I like a little change up & buckwheat is the perfect happy medium! You get the texture of creamy oats, the plant-based protein, fibre + good carbs but a bit more of a grainy + nutty […]

Matcha Vanilla Chia Pudding a.k.a. The Greenest (& Prettiest) Chia Pudding That You Ever Did See!

Matcha Vanilla Chia Pudding a.k.a. The Greenest (& Prettiest) Chia Pudding That You Ever Did See!

Hi lovies! <3 If you love matcha, you’ll LOVE this quick + simple breaky idea! And if you don’t?! Swap the matcha out for your fave adaptogen, superfood, collagen or protein powder! This breaky is vegan, gluten, nut & refined sugar free & so thick, […]

Spinach & Orange Camu-Camu Berry Smoothie a.k.a. OH-MY-ANTIOXIDANTS!

Spinach & Orange Camu-Camu Berry Smoothie a.k.a. OH-MY-ANTIOXIDANTS!

It’s no secret that I LOVE smoothies! This one’s dosed up with antioxidants + tons of vitamin C! The star of the show in this baby is CAMU CAMU powder: a South American super fruit with tons of health benefits! It contains more vitamin C than any […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies a.k.a. MAMA QUINOA!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies a.k.a. MAMA QUINOA!

These vegan + gluten-free chocolate chip quinoa cookies are life-changing. Seriously. You want the most scrumptious little chocolatey babes of deliciousness? HERE THEY ARE! Scrumptiously crumbly, full of coconut flavour, made with cooked quinoa + oat flour, full of fibre, plant protein, good carbs + […]

Motivation vs. Discipline & Why In Life, We Need Both!

Motivation vs. Discipline & Why In Life, We Need Both!

What’s the difference between motivation & discipline? GREAT QUESTION! I wondered for a while too, until I really learned that there’s a huge difference even though we often use the words interchangeably. Discipline is about self-control & shaping our behaviour & thoughts so they’re in […]

Apple Cider Lemon Cayenne Herby Veggies a.k.a. Anti-Inflammatory WIN (& Why It’s Important & How I Wash My Veggies!)

Apple Cider Lemon Cayenne Herby Veggies a.k.a. Anti-Inflammatory WIN (& Why It’s Important & How I Wash My Veggies!)

KITK meal prep Sunday didn’t happen if a huge batch of roasted veggies didn’t happen. Today’s deliciousness fresh out the oven is these APPLE CIDER LEMON CAYENNE HERBY VEGGIES & trust me when I say… YOU NEED THEM. The marinade is so versatile that you can […]

Sesame-Crusted BBQ Tuna Steaks a.k.a. Your New Summer BBQ Staple!

Sesame-Crusted BBQ Tuna Steaks a.k.a. Your New Summer BBQ Staple!

Hey babes! <3 When I tell you my entire family & all our regular Sunday pool party invites devoured these tuna steaks, I mean serious business! I was happy, but also annoyed because I prepped them for my dad & sister for the week! But […]

Vegan Mashed Chickpea “Tuna” Salad a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Tuna!

Vegan Mashed Chickpea “Tuna” Salad a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Tuna!

Hey babes! <3 Here’s something I’ve learned recently: Plant-based cooking isn’t only delicious but it’s also super simple + easy! I feel like there’s such a misconception that eating a plant-based lifestyle is really time consuming + difficult. It’s true that making the commitment to […]

Fig, Tempeh & Raw Almond Salad In A Lemon Cayenne Dressing a.k.a. The Power Of Plant Food!

Fig, Tempeh & Raw Almond Salad In A Lemon Cayenne Dressing a.k.a. The Power Of Plant Food!

If I had to describe this salad in just a few words, it’d be: the power of plant food (& fibre). I dosed this salad up with a heaping tbsp. of psyllium husks, which adds tons of gut-healing fibre & helps give the dressing a creamier […]

Creamy Vegan Carrot & Turmeric Soup a.k.a. You Won’t Believe It’s Not Dairy!

Creamy Vegan Carrot & Turmeric Soup a.k.a. You Won’t Believe It’s Not Dairy!

Hey babes! <3 I know, it’s summer… But I was in the mood for soup, so soup it was today babes! Here’s an easy vegan carrot soup recipe you can whip up in just 30 minutes! It’s so thick & creamy, you’d never believe there’s no […]

Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. So Scrumptious, It’s (Mind)Cookie-Blowing!

Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. So Scrumptious, It’s (Mind)Cookie-Blowing!

You babes asked, so I deliver! These ALMOND FLOUR PEANUT BUTTER COOKIE DOUGH BALLS will change your life. I’m not even exaggerating (for once!) They make for the perfect afternoon pick me up because they’re high in protein, healthy fats + fibre! Plus… they taste exactly […]

Creamy Avocado & Hummus Breakfast Toast a.k.a. Breakfast, Lunch Or Brunch… YOU WANT THIS SANDWICH!

Creamy Avocado & Hummus Breakfast Toast a.k.a. Breakfast, Lunch Or Brunch… YOU WANT THIS SANDWICH!

Feeling a savoury breaky today?! I gotchu! Whenever I use an avocado in a recipe, I use 1/4 to 1/2 & save the rest, depending on the size! A great way to increase volume is to mix in another protein-packed spread, such as hummus or […]

Vegan Coconut Chocolate Protein Ice Cream a.k.a. Halo Top WHO? KITK Creamery… YAS!

Vegan Coconut Chocolate Protein Ice Cream a.k.a. Halo Top WHO? KITK Creamery… YAS!

Who’s with me? NOTHING SCREAMS SUMMAH LIKE ICE CREAM! I’m sure you’ve all heard of Halo Top, Cool Whey & all those other high protein, low calorie & apparently “low sugar”ice creams! I don’t mean to burst your bubble… they’re not THAT bad if you […]

Roasted Sweet Potato, Beet & Fresh Mint Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Vinaigrette a.k.a. The Good Carbs, In Salad Form!

Roasted Sweet Potato, Beet & Fresh Mint Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Vinaigrette a.k.a. The Good Carbs, In Salad Form!

Hi my loves! <3 I always get questions about meal prep, how I do it, my tips & how I avoid food waste. One of my fave ways to prevent anything from going to waste is to clean out my fridge on Friday’s & to […]

Why You Need To Divide Your Marbles On Your Healthy Living Journey a.k.a. Why Your Mental Health Is Just As Important As The Physical

Why You Need To Divide Your Marbles On Your Healthy Living Journey a.k.a. Why Your Mental Health Is Just As Important As The Physical

The journey towards living a healthy lifestyle can sometimes be tricky. A lot of us tend to focus on tangible results, the ones we can see & touch & that often have to do with our physical appearance. Maintaining a healthy weight is definitely important […]

Coconut Peach Protein Shake a.k.a. How I Stay On Track On-The-Go!

Coconut Peach Protein Shake a.k.a. How I Stay On Track On-The-Go!

Hey babes! <3 Have a really busy day or somewhere to be in between meals & want to stay on track with healthy eating, not get HANGRY & not get take-out?! Get home. Make a smoothie. Take it to go! Simple as that. The great […]

Healthier Dairy-Free Banana Split a.k.a. No, You Don’t Have To Give Up The Things You Love!

Healthier Dairy-Free Banana Split a.k.a. No, You Don’t Have To Give Up The Things You Love!

Hi lovies! <3 Here’s a yummy & light breakfast idea that takes just a couple minutes to put together & that you can customize with your fave fruit + toppings! You don’t have to have it for breakfast – it can work super well as […]

Homemade “Healthier” Nutella 2.0 a.k.a. SO GOOD, SO SMOOTH, SO CHOCOLATEY!

Homemade “Healthier” Nutella 2.0 a.k.a. SO GOOD, SO SMOOTH, SO CHOCOLATEY!

Hi babes! <3 Here’s the updated version of my healthier Nutella recipe! My original version was healthier than the real deal but still contained a whole 1/2 cup of sugar! Yes, I’d use coconut or date sugar, but still – even natural sugars should be […]

Why I Embrace My “Thunder Thighs” & Wear The Shorts!

Why I Embrace My “Thunder Thighs” & Wear The Shorts!

Shoutout to all the negative self-inflicted thoughts I fed my mind about my “thunder thighs”. As hard as it is, sometimes, we can’t see the beauty in embracing our bodies until we actually just do it. Easier said than done, I know. But difficulty isn’t […]

Mixed Greens, Avocado & Quinoa Salad In A Mint & Cilantro Green Goddess Dressing a.k.a. The Creamiest Salad You Ever Did See!

Mixed Greens, Avocado & Quinoa Salad In A Mint & Cilantro Green Goddess Dressing a.k.a. The Creamiest Salad You Ever Did See!

Hey babes! <3 Salads always excite me but dressings, not as much! I usually keep them plain to let the flavours of the veggies & other salad ingredients shine but today, I was feeling fancy so I made this green goddess dressing! I used mint […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Flourless Flaxseed Cookies a.k.a. OHMYFLAX!!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Flourless Flaxseed Cookies a.k.a. OHMYFLAX!!

Let’s talk about these VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE FLOURLESS FLAX COOKIES! Ya dig?! They’re so easy to make & they’re basically “every allergy friendly” because you can customize them to suit your needs & even throw in your fave add-ins! Flaxseed is full of healthy fats, energizing […]

Pizza-Spiced Roasted Vegetables a.k.a. I Swear, You’ll Think You’re Eating Pizza!!

Pizza-Spiced Roasted Vegetables a.k.a. I Swear, You’ll Think You’re Eating Pizza!!

OKAY, so I didn’t realize the marinade for these veggies smelled (let alone, tasted) like pizza, until my sister so rightfully mentioned it while they are roasting! All I could hear from upstairs was “KEL, the kitchen smells like pizza”.And you know what? She was […]

Strawberry Spinach Creamy Cashew Smoothie a.k.a. What Can’t You Do With Cashew Cream?!

Strawberry Spinach Creamy Cashew Smoothie a.k.a. What Can’t You Do With Cashew Cream?!

Guys! I’m beyond excited about this smoothie for many reasons, two of which are: I added my homemade cashew cream to it instead of using a nut butter, avocado or homemade cashew milk & it was DELISH! It added such a thick & rich creamy […]

Chocolate Orange Overnight Oats a.k.a. ORANGE You Glad I’m Sharing This Recipe With You Babes?!

Chocolate Orange Overnight Oats a.k.a. ORANGE You Glad I’m Sharing This Recipe With You Babes?!

Hi lovies! <3 I’m sure you all know that chocolate + orange are a super yummy combo! And if you don’t know, these oats will do you justice! The bitterness of the raw cacao + cacao nibs blends so well with the natural sweet citrusy […]

KITK Outdoor Interval Workout a.k.a. The Perfect Summer Workout Routine

KITK Outdoor Interval Workout a.k.a. The Perfect Summer Workout Routine

Hey babes! <3 Here’s an amazing workout that my sister & I did today with just our body weight + a resistance band! It’s honestly so easy to get outside in the summer & come up with fun & effective workouts to get our heart […]

Vegan Vanilla Bean Coconut Brain-Boosting Protein Balls a.k.a. Deliciously Smart!

Vegan Vanilla Bean Coconut Brain-Boosting Protein Balls a.k.a. Deliciously Smart!

Hi lovies! <3 These scrumptious little cookie bites are the definition of brain food!! They’re FULL of coconut, medium chain triglycerides (otherwise known as MCTs & healthy fats), real vanilla flavour, plant-based protein made from grains + seeds rich in minerals like iron, magnesium & […]

Why It’s Normal To Not Feel As Hungry After Certain Workouts & What I Eat When That’s The Case!

Why It’s Normal To Not Feel As Hungry After Certain Workouts & What I Eat When That’s The Case!

Sometimes, I get home from a workout & I’m so ragingly hungry I could eat the fridge, but other times, I don’t feel as hungry! It varies from day to day & workout to workout! And slowly but surely, I’ve learned to understand my body’s hunger […]

Very-Very Green Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. I Love Mah Greens, You?

Very-Very Green Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. I Love Mah Greens, You?

Am I the only weirdo who craves green smoothies? Here’s a post-workout VERY-VERY GREEN VANILLA PROTEIN SHAKE topped with bee pollen + raw cacao nibs! It’s super easy & simple to make & contanis pretty simple ingredients (if you’re a health freak like I am […]

Heart Of Palm & Avocado Salad In A Cheesy Nutritional Yeast Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. Easy Peasy & Cheesy!!!

Heart Of Palm & Avocado Salad In A Cheesy Nutritional Yeast Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. Easy Peasy & Cheesy!!!

Hey babes! <3 Nothing screams summer like a fresh crispy crunchy salad loaded with all the goods! Today’s lunch was a heart of palm & avocado salad in a cheesy nutritional yeast apple cider dressing! I’m legit salivating at the description!! And I know you […]

Quinoa “Overnight Oats” a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Do THIS With Quinoa?!

Quinoa “Overnight Oats” a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Do THIS With Quinoa?!

Hi lovies! <3 Okay! I’m convinced! Plant-based breakfasts definitely aren’t boring! I honestly didn’t know how I’d ever be okay with giving up Greek yogurt, but now that I’ve found so many delicious alternatives to it, I’m SOLD! This breaky bowl doesn’t actually contain any […]

Lemon Vinegar & Dried Herb Roasted One-Pan Vegetables a.k.a. Betcha Can’t Eat Just One!!

Lemon Vinegar & Dried Herb Roasted One-Pan Vegetables a.k.a. Betcha Can’t Eat Just One!!

Hey lovies! <3 Who’s with me? Nothing screams summer like a deliciously fresh batch of roasted veggies!! I always season my veggies really simply because I have a legit obsession with that charred roasted flavour (not to mention, with the veggies themselves!). I keep the sauces […]

Asian-Style Spicy Ginger Ground Chicken a.k.a. So Versatile, It’ll Make You Cringe (In The Best Way Possible!)

Asian-Style Spicy Ginger Ground Chicken a.k.a. So Versatile, It’ll Make You Cringe (In The Best Way Possible!)

Hey babes! <3 If you don’t know, now you know, but I’ve officially slowly but surely made the switch over to a plant-based lifestyle! But the rest of my family hasn’t! So… DUTY CALLS! This ground chicken recipe came requested from my dad & sis […]

Homemade Crispy Cinnamon Sea Salted Banana Chips a.k.a. Sweet & Salty Goals!

Homemade Crispy Cinnamon Sea Salted Banana Chips a.k.a. Sweet & Salty Goals!

Hey babes! <3 Crispy on the outside & perfectly caramelized + chewy on the inside, these banana chips will make you CRAZY (in the best way possible!). Most store-bought banana chips contain added sugar & sometimes, even artificial colour or flavour. These crisps are made with […]

Coconut-Crusted Vegan “Fish Sticks” a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fish!!

Coconut-Crusted Vegan “Fish Sticks” a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fish!!

Hi lovies! <3 Okay, so I’m literally in awe at how perfectly these came out! I first saw the recipe for these on One Green Planet (link here) & seriously wondered how I could make “fish sticks” out of hearts of palm. Yes. You read […]

Moroccan Fava Bean Salad a.k.a. A Trip Down Memory Lane & Taking You Back To My Roots!

Moroccan Fava Bean Salad a.k.a. A Trip Down Memory Lane & Taking You Back To My Roots!

Hi lovies! <3  If you know, you know… this is my healthier take on every Moroccan mama’s specialty: “les fèves“! They’re generally served as a side dish with salmon cooked in a tomato + red pepper sauce. This dish is FULL of flavour, so easy […]

Egg-Free Chickpea Flour Omelette a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Eggs (Or Butter… OR DAIRY!!)

Egg-Free Chickpea Flour Omelette a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Eggs (Or Butter… OR DAIRY!!)

Hi lovies! <3 I’m always excited about every recipe I share with you guys, but this one I’M SUPER EXCITED ABOUT! Ever since switching to a plant based lifestyle, I’ve been DYING to try making this. TBH, I didn’t really believe it was possible or […]

Raw Date & Coconut Muffin Cups a.k.a. So Versatile (& Delish), It Hurts!!

Raw Date & Coconut Muffin Cups a.k.a. So Versatile (& Delish), It Hurts!!

Hi lovies! <3 Yesterday, I actually intended to make raw bars for the week but decided to make raw muffin cups instead! These babies are no-bake, ready in 5 & the ingredients are beyond clean! They’re vegan, gluten, grain + refined sugar-free & so chewy […]

Vanilla Kiwi Sea Buckthorn Protein Shake a.k.a. Creamy Smoothie Goals!

Vanilla Kiwi Sea Buckthorn Protein Shake a.k.a. Creamy Smoothie Goals!

Hi lovies! <3 Would you believe me if I told you there was frozen broccoli in here?! If you know me, you believe me. If not, you might have second thoughts! But seriously, there’s broccoli in there! Steamed then frozen veggies like broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, […]

How To Keep That Gym Motivation Alive!

How To Keep That Gym Motivation Alive!

Like any motivation in life, gym motivation doesn’t just appear magically & even when you have it, it doesn’t just always stay the same! It needs to be maintained & the only one who has the power to ensure that it does is YOU! There […]

Pre-Workout Granola Power Breaky Bowl a.k.a. The Healing Power Of Food In Bowl Form!

Pre-Workout Granola Power Breaky Bowl a.k.a. The Healing Power Of Food In Bowl Form!

Hi babes! <3 This morning, I changed up the breaky game yet again & went with a wholesome & really DELISH granola bowl filled with all the goods to fuel me up for my double sweat session It’s vegan, gluten-free, full of fibre, healthy fats, […]

Flourless Chocolate Chunk Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Brownies a.k.a. Vegan CHOCO-LOADED Brownies? Yas!

Flourless Chocolate Chunk Sweet Potato Peanut Butter Brownies a.k.a. Vegan CHOCO-LOADED Brownies? Yas!

Hey lovies! <3 These babies are made in the blender with just a few ingredients! They’re grain, oil, gluten, egg, dairy & refined sugar-free! I cannot even put into words how decadent, chocolatey, comforting & delicious they are! And guess what?! They’re all those things & […]

Blueberry, Manuka Honey & Flax Overnight Oats a.k.a. The Overnight Oats Obsession Continues!

Blueberry, Manuka Honey & Flax Overnight Oats a.k.a. The Overnight Oats Obsession Continues!

Hey lovies! <3 Did you guys know that manuka honey is so nutritious that it’s basically considered medicinal-grade honey? It’s a great way to sweeten smoothies, oats, Greek yogurt or cashew cream while adding tons of vitamin C, antioxidants, gut-healing enzymes, energy-enhancing B-vitamins & immunity-boosting […]

Red Lentil, Goji Berry & Corn Salad In A Red Wine Vinegar & Coconut Vinaigrette a.k.a. Rainbow On Mah Plate!

Red Lentil, Goji Berry & Corn Salad In A Red Wine Vinegar & Coconut Vinaigrette a.k.a. Rainbow On Mah Plate!

My goodness… this salad is plant-based deliciousness at its finest! Red lentils are one of my favourite sources of plant protein & they’re probably the closest thing to meat in terms of flavour! They have a delicious nutty taste & add so much nutrition & […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Overnight Oats a.k.a. Pillsbury, Who?!?!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Overnight Oats a.k.a. Pillsbury, Who?!?!

Guys, I don’t know about you but I’m that girl with the crazy cookie dough obsession! I used to eat the Pillsbury dough fresh out the freezer & I’d have Dairy Queen cookie dough blizzards 4 times a week. With chocolate ice cream + extra […]

Mixed Greens, Sweet Potato, Avocado & Crunchy Veggie Salad In a Balsamic Vinaigrette a.k.a. Summer Salads FTW!

Mixed Greens, Sweet Potato, Avocado & Crunchy Veggie Salad In a Balsamic Vinaigrette a.k.a. Summer Salads FTW!

Hi babes! <3 We’re going through a crazy heat wave in Montreal these days & it seems like all I’m craving are cold smoothies + fresh salads! Do you blame me?! This salad is legit an everything in my fridge situation with a very light […]

My 1-Year Fitness Journey Anniversary a.k.a. You Can Do Anything You Set Your Mind To!

My 1-Year Fitness Journey Anniversary a.k.a. You Can Do Anything You Set Your Mind To!

Hey lovies! <3 I’m so excited to share this post with you, not because of the physical results, but rather because I want to share with you how much I’ve grown as a person since starting my fitness journey just one year ago! It’s been […]

Chocolate Peach Vegan Protein Shake a.k.a. Your Protein & Fibre Packed #SmoothieGoals!

Chocolate Peach Vegan Protein Shake a.k.a. Your Protein & Fibre Packed #SmoothieGoals!

This smoothie is legit the definition of fibre + plant-based protein. Not only is it full of fruits + veggies, but I also added apple peel powder, which is tons richer in antioxidants + fibre than the apple itself! Just one tbsp. adds 4g of […]

Guacamole & Tempeh Sandwich a.k.a. Plant-Based #SandwichGoals!

Guacamole & Tempeh Sandwich a.k.a. Plant-Based #SandwichGoals!

Hey lovies! <3 I’m not a huge fan of tempeh + tofu because of the soy content, but every once in a while, if I want something meaty, I’ll choose tempeh over tofu. And I almost always go for the Aux Vivres Thai tempeh! It’s […]

Homemade Cinnamon Ginger Plum Jam a.k.a. Jammin’ Out With My Jam Out!

Homemade Cinnamon Ginger Plum Jam a.k.a. Jammin’ Out With My Jam Out!

Hey lovies! <3 Something I love to do when I have extra ripe fruit on hand is make homemade jam! It’s so easy & simple to make, contains very minimal ingredients & is so much healthier than store-bought ones! Plus, it really ensures you make the […]

Why Your Body Is Not A Walking Science Experiment & Why You Don’t Need To Count Calories Or Macros To Stay On Track!

Why Your Body Is Not A Walking Science Experiment & Why You Don’t Need To Count Calories Or Macros To Stay On Track!

I work out, but I don’t count macros, calories, weigh or measure my food. Many of us think that the 2 go hand-in-hand & it’s true, they can. But they don’t have to. Way too many moments in my life were ruined because I hated […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Cherry Garcia Muffins a.k.a. Yes, The Ice Cream… But In MUFFIN Form!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Cherry Garcia Muffins a.k.a. Yes, The Ice Cream… But In MUFFIN Form!

These VEGAN + GLUTEN-FREE CHOCO CHERRY GARCIA MUFFINS are BOMB. Think cherry Garcia ice cream in muffin form! They’re crumbly on the outside & moist, soft & chewy on the inside. They’re bursting with naturally sweet flavour, antioxidants, vitamin C & indulgent melted chocolate chunks! […]

Vanilla Protein Matcha Overnight Oats a.k.a. Matcha Have To Make You Again Tomorrow!

Vanilla Protein Matcha Overnight Oats a.k.a. Matcha Have To Make You Again Tomorrow!

What a shame that I forgot about these oats in my fridge yesterday morning! They were so DELISH that I probably would’ve remade them anyway! They’re thick, rich, creamy, GREEN & so indulgent, they feel like dessert! The trick to the perfect texture is the protein […]

5-Minute Guac & Nachos a.k.a. The Best Poolside Summah Snack!

5-Minute Guac & Nachos a.k.a. The Best Poolside Summah Snack!

Braving the MTL heat wave with snacks like these is easier. Tell me you wouldn’t devour this snack with a side of pool & sun & we can’t be friends anymore. – This quick + easy guacamole with Siete Foods Nacho tortilla chips is the […]

Triple Berry (Hidden) Moringa & Wheatgrass Shake a.k.a. No Multivitamin, Just Nature’s Multivitamin!

Triple Berry (Hidden) Moringa & Wheatgrass Shake a.k.a. No Multivitamin, Just Nature’s Multivitamin!

Hey lovies! <3 People always ask me what I think about multivitamins & my answer is always the same: I don’t believe in them because it doesn’t make sense to me that one select supplement could be crafted & contain all the vitamins + minerals […]

Vegan Kidney Bean Crispy Burgers a.k.a. There’s LEGIT Nothing Boring About Veggie Burgers & These Babes Are Living Proof!

Vegan Kidney Bean Crispy Burgers a.k.a. There’s LEGIT Nothing Boring About Veggie Burgers & These Babes Are Living Proof!

Hey lovies! <3 Veggie burgers are one of my go-to meal prep staples these days & it’s always fun to find new ways to incorporate beans + legumes since they’re one of my primary sources of protein! This recipe is the epitome of a really […]

Smokey Ginger Roasted Eggplant & Mushrooms a.k.a. I Can’t Stop Eating Them, Seriously!

Smokey Ginger Roasted Eggplant & Mushrooms a.k.a. I Can’t Stop Eating Them, Seriously!

Hey babes! <3 I don’t know about you guys but I can’t go a week without roasted veggies. I think it’s safe to say you all know that by now, right? These ones aren’t only roasted but they’re also bursting with smokey nutty flavour with a […]

“Cheesy” Garlicky Sautéed Mixed Greens a.k.a. The Definition Of #EatYoGreens!

“Cheesy” Garlicky Sautéed Mixed Greens a.k.a. The Definition Of #EatYoGreens!

Hey lovies! <3 When you have extra mixed greens on hand, the easy thing to do is throw them out! Another easy thing you can do is sauté them with some lemon, apple cider vinegar, spices, garlic & nutritional yeast & make this! It takes […]

Today, I Had An Anxiety Attack & I’m Opening Up About It

Today, I Had An Anxiety Attack & I’m Opening Up About It

Today was one of those days I often try to describe in my posts, the ones where the anxiety hits so hard, it takes over my entire being & consumes me, sometimes for minutes or hours at a time. Today, I had an anxiety attack. […]

Homemade Oil-Free Hummus a.k.a. Easy As 1-2-3 & Oh-So Delicious!

Homemade Oil-Free Hummus a.k.a. Easy As 1-2-3 & Oh-So Delicious!

If you don’t know, now you know: I really really really LOVE hummus! And just my luck because it’s probably one of the easiest things to make at home! You need just a few ingredients & your food processor & you’ve got the cleanest hummus […]

KITK’s June 2018 Monthly Fave: Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi

KITK’s June 2018 Monthly Fave: Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi

As promised, every month, I’ll be sharing my FAVE OF THE MONTH. My June fave is the Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi! I was fortunate to receive this product before it hit the shelves & I have to say I was so impressed with it from the first […]

Oatmeal Hazelnut Seedy Energizer Balls a.k.a. When Real Food Tastes This Good, How Can You Not?

Oatmeal Hazelnut Seedy Energizer Balls a.k.a. When Real Food Tastes This Good, How Can You Not?

Hi babes! <3 I have a recent obsession with all things hazelnuts, from the raw nuts to the creamy & crunch nut butters! I just absolutely love & adore the flavour & it totally reminds me of Nutella. I don’t think I need to say much […]

How To Get The Perfect Air-Dried Lightweight Waves a.k.a. Lazy Hair Days Don’t Have To Be Bad Ones!

How To Get The Perfect Air-Dried Lightweight Waves a.k.a. Lazy Hair Days Don’t Have To Be Bad Ones!

Hi lovies! <3 One thing I get asked about a lot is how I manage to get those lightweight air-dried waves you’ll see me with maybe twice a week (if my hair even lasts through one workout #gymratproblems). If you guys want to know more […]

Asian-Spiced Broccoli Fried Rice a.k.a. Cauliflower Fried Rice 2.0

Asian-Spiced Broccoli Fried Rice a.k.a. Cauliflower Fried Rice 2.0

Hey lovies!! <3 TBH, this recipe happened because I really wanted to make cauliflower fried rice but I probably eat a head of cauliflower a week & I had none left. All hail cauliflower rice 2.0! This dish is full of flavour & so easy […]

Healthy Snack Inspo: Cucumber & Hummus Lettuce Wraps!

Healthy Snack Inspo: Cucumber & Hummus Lettuce Wraps!

Need some HEALTHY SNACK INSPO? I gotchu! Here’s a quick + easy vitamin, mineral, protein & fibre-rich snack that takes not even a minute to prepare! Simply layer 2-3 Boston lettuce wraps (to prevent them from ripping + to add more crunch) & spread 1 […]

Vulnerability, Healing & Why You Don’t Have To Go Through It Alone.

Vulnerability, Healing & Why You Don’t Have To Go Through It Alone.

I’m so grateful for the feedback & support I got from you guys after my post all about rest days & how it’s so difficult for me to take them. You can read it here: What I Think Of Rest Days & Why I Have To […]

Mixed Berry Buckwheat Breakfast Bowl a.k.a. Who Said You Couldn’t Do Grains The Sweet Way?!

Mixed Berry Buckwheat Breakfast Bowl a.k.a. Who Said You Couldn’t Do Grains The Sweet Way?!

Hi babes! <3 Who’s with me? There’s nothing like getting home from a workout & having the time to whip up a delicious refuelling breaky like this one! Buckwheat is an amazing way to get in tons of protein, good carbs, fibre & iron, not […]

Warm Quinoa Salad Stuffed Bell Peppers With Avocado & Pine Nuts a.k.a. Plant-Based Is NOT Boring – Here’s The Raw Evidence!

Warm Quinoa Salad Stuffed Bell Peppers With Avocado & Pine Nuts a.k.a. Plant-Based Is NOT Boring – Here’s The Raw Evidence!

Hi lovies! <3 Honestly, I have no words for this dinner but: DELICIOUS! Whoever said plant-based eating was boring ain’t never met these babies. Seriously! Not only is this recipe super nutritious & satisfying but it’s also so simple & easy to make! It’s also […]

What I Think Of Rest Days & Why I Have To Start Practicing What I Preach

What I Think Of Rest Days & Why I Have To Start Practicing What I Preach

Hey babes! <3 With my love & passion for fitness, it’s no secret that I get asked all the time what I think of REST DAYS?!  This is always an iffy question for me to answer because what I think & know is a little […]

Anti-Anxiety Adaptogenic Strawberry Vanilla Protein Smoothie a.k.a. Drink Your Worries Away In A Delish Way!

Anti-Anxiety Adaptogenic Strawberry Vanilla Protein Smoothie a.k.a. Drink Your Worries Away In A Delish Way!

Hey lovies! <3 The other day, I felt a little more anxious than usual so I figured I’d amp up my post-workout shake by adding in some of my favourite adaptogens in hopes that they help naturally soothe the way I’m feeling today. I’ve learned […]

5-Ingredient Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. Chunky & Chocolatey? YAS.

5-Ingredient Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. Chunky & Chocolatey? YAS.

Hi lovies! <3 It’s always fun to have quick + easy cookie recipes on hand & this one is no exception! These cookies are crumbly on the outside, soft + chewy on the inside & full of chocolate chunk deliciousness! They’re vegan, grain + gluten-free, […]

Smokey & Citrusy Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Yes, You Need Smoked Paprika!

Smokey & Citrusy Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Yes, You Need Smoked Paprika!

TBH, I’m gonna sound super snobby right now but smoked paprika is like ten times better than regular paprika. It really takes the recipe up a huge notch when it comes to flavour, especially when you add some garlic + citrus to the mix! That’s […]

My Re-Updated (& Reduced) Vitamins & Supplements Routine & All The Details On Why I Cut Back & Why Food Should ALWAYS Be Your Number One Source Of Nutrition.

My Re-Updated (& Reduced) Vitamins & Supplements Routine & All The Details On Why I Cut Back & Why Food Should ALWAYS Be Your Number One Source Of Nutrition.

Hey lovies! <3 If you’ve been following me for a while now, you know that my journey towards healthier living has involved a heck of a lot of vitamins & supplements. Let’s back track a little. When I first started incorporating supplements into my life, […]

Chunky Salsa Avocado Toast With Pine Nuts a.k.a. Another Day, Another #ToastGoals!

Chunky Salsa Avocado Toast With Pine Nuts a.k.a. Another Day, Another #ToastGoals!

Hey lovies! <3 Ever since I switched over to a more plant-based diet, I realize I eat A LOT of avocado! I know it sounds crazy, but that’s actually an accomplishment for me. I was one of many who deprived my body of fats for […]

Almond Butter Fig Overnight Oats a.k.a. The Creamiest Oats That You Ever Did See!

Almond Butter Fig Overnight Oats a.k.a. The Creamiest Oats That You Ever Did See!

Summer has me DOWN for all the figs! Weirdly, I actually prefer them dried to fresh! Either way, figs have a lot of health benefits: High fibre Good source of calcium + potassium Build strong bones Regulate blood pressure Maintain healthy cholesterol levels in the […]

If You’re Lacking Motivation, You’re Human (& What I Do When I Feel Like I’m In A Rut!)

If You’re Lacking Motivation, You’re Human (& What I Do When I Feel Like I’m In A Rut!)

No matter how motivated we are, we’re all human. There are days where we’re so motivated that we feel we could literally do ANYTHING. But then there are days where we feel like even the easiest task requires more effort than ever. It happens to […]

Fruit-Free Green Smoothie a.k.a. The Greenest Smoothie I Ever Made!

Fruit-Free Green Smoothie a.k.a. The Greenest Smoothie I Ever Made!

Hey babes! <3 The other day, I had a ton of fruit for breakfast, so when it came to making my post-workout smoothie, I wanted to make something a little lower in sugar just to balance things out & to not overdo my sugar consumption for […]

Sweet Potato, Beet & Spinach Bowl a.k.a. The Definition Of “Rainbow On My Plate!”

Sweet Potato, Beet & Spinach Bowl a.k.a. The Definition Of “Rainbow On My Plate!”

Hey babes! <3  If you don’t know, now you know… I LOVE BOWLS. I like to use greens as the base for most of my bowls because it’s a great way to add vitamins, minerals & crunch! I generally top them with lots of veggies […]

The Sky Is The Limit a.k.a. Why You Are Your ONLY Limit.

The Sky Is The Limit a.k.a. Why You Are Your ONLY Limit.

The “cielo” is the limit (Pun intended). Our journeys in life are limitless. What limits you or stands in your way is up to you. No one & nothing has the power to restrict or take away from your willpower, motivation & strength unless you hand […]

Pre-Workout Snack Inspo: Dates, Raw Almonds & Ceylon Cinnamon

Pre-Workout Snack Inspo: Dates, Raw Almonds & Ceylon Cinnamon

What are some good pre-workout snacks?! This is a question I get asked a lot! It’s really different for everyone, but I generally stick to fruit, nuts, seeds, rice cakes with nut butter or hummus, smoothies, crunchy raw veggies with Dijon or tahini, homemade energy bites […]

Granola Seedy Nut Butter Fruit Bowl a.k.a. Fully-Loaded Bowls, YAS!

Granola Seedy Nut Butter Fruit Bowl a.k.a. Fully-Loaded Bowls, YAS!

Hey lovies! <3 I changed up my breaky game the other day & made this DELISH & nutritious fruit bowl! But this isn’t just any fruit bowl – it’s FULLY loaded! When eating plant-based, it’s important to make sure that you’re getting in all your […]

Spinach, Parsley, Kiwi & Quinoa Salad In A Maple Red Wine Vinaigrette a.k.a. Summer Salad Goals!

Spinach, Parsley, Kiwi & Quinoa Salad In A Maple Red Wine Vinaigrette a.k.a. Summer Salad Goals!

Hi lovies! <3 This salad was the perfect end to a really busy day! Call me crazy, but prepping a delicious & nutritious meal for myself after a non-stop day of doing everything & anything in the house & running errands is a form of […]

Vegan Blueberry Moringa & Bee Pollen Protein Shake a.k.a. Superfoods, Greens, Antioxidants &  THE BEST GRANOLA EVER.

Vegan Blueberry Moringa & Bee Pollen Protein Shake a.k.a. Superfoods, Greens, Antioxidants & THE BEST GRANOLA EVER.

Hi lovies! <3 Nothing says summer like a fresh cold smoothie loaded with berries, green, protein & tons of superfoods! Especially after a double morning sweat sesh! Two of my fave superfoods in this baby are bee pollen + marine phytoplankton: Bee pollen is one […]

Vegan Crispy Baked Falafel a.k.a. Mediterranean Vibes, The Healthy Way!

Vegan Crispy Baked Falafel a.k.a. Mediterranean Vibes, The Healthy Way!

Hey babes! <3 Okay, there’s a lot about these falafels that you need to know. I don’t even know where to start so we’re going to do this in point-form, okay? Minimal ingredients So bursting with tangy & smoky flavour BAKED, not deep-fried Versatile Meal […]

Why What Has Always Worked Won’t Always Work & Why Your Journey Towards Health Is Like A Relationship!

Why What Has Always Worked Won’t Always Work & Why Your Journey Towards Health Is Like A Relationship!

One of the best lessons I learned on my journey is that I can’t be closed-minded & restricted to what has always worked because what has always worked won’t always work. I can’t expect to keep doing the same thing forever & also, expect to […]

Brown Rice, Raw Sliced Almonds & Dried Cranberry Salad In A Turmeric Vinaigrette

Brown Rice, Raw Sliced Almonds & Dried Cranberry Salad In A Turmeric Vinaigrette

Hi babes! <3 Here’s a perfect easy & quick salad to prep for meal prep for the week! It makes for a great add-in to bowls or take it as is on-the-go for healthy lunches at work/school! It’s filled with nutritious wholesome ingredients & the […]

Vegan Flourless Cacao Nib Blondies a.k.a. Brownies Are So Last Year!

Vegan Flourless Cacao Nib Blondies a.k.a. Brownies Are So Last Year!

Hi lovies! <3 Once you try these, you’ll agree with me that brownies are SO LAST YEAR. White kidney bean blondies sweetened with yacon syrup + loaded with raw cacao nibs is where it’s at! Don’t worry, if you don’t have white kidney beans on […]

My Current Fave Products For That Natural Bronzed Glow!

My Current Fave Products For That Natural Bronzed Glow!

Sometimes, I get a little more glammed up (but very rarely, let’s be honest). To achieve this look, I used my current fave 4 products for summer. They give the perfect natural bronze glow & I have to say I am obsessed! I love this […]

Isolation & Anxiety: Why Sometimes We Want To Be There, But We Can’t.

Isolation & Anxiety: Why Sometimes We Want To Be There, But We Can’t.

The connection between isolation & anxiety is real. If you suffer from a mental illness, you know exactly what I’m talking about. That feeling you get an hour or 2 before an event you said you’d go to but then you think of every possible […]

Hummus & Sun-Dried Tomato #ToastGoals a.k.a. Quick & Easy Lunches? YAS!

Hummus & Sun-Dried Tomato #ToastGoals a.k.a. Quick & Easy Lunches? YAS!

When you have a really busy day, it can be easy to forget to eat! Here’s a really simple lunch idea that you can whip up in less than 5 minutes that’s guaranteed to hit the spot! Simply top two slices of your favourite toast […]

4-Ingredient Healthy ISH Freezer Chocolate a.k.a. You Have My Heart!

4-Ingredient Healthy ISH Freezer Chocolate a.k.a. You Have My Heart!

What if I told you you could make a healthier version of your fave chocolate hearts at home without refined sugar?! YOU CAN! This recipe is so simple & easy to make & absolutely DELISH! These babes are perfect for curbing chocolate cravings & what’s […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Chunky Almond Butter Double Chocolate Cookies a.k.a. COOKIES ON FIYAH!

Gluten-Free & Vegan Chunky Almond Butter Double Chocolate Cookies a.k.a. COOKIES ON FIYAH!

These gluten-free & vegan chunky almond butter double chocolate cookies are on FIYAH. Seriously.  You’ll want them as a mid-morning snack, afternoon pick-me-up & yes, even as an evening dessert!! That’s HOW GOOD they are! They’re fudgy, slightly fluffy, crumbly on the outside & perfectly […]

Peach & Cucumber Liver Detoxifying Vanilla Protein Smoothie a.k.a. When Your Smoothie Multitasks!

Peach & Cucumber Liver Detoxifying Vanilla Protein Smoothie a.k.a. When Your Smoothie Multitasks!

Hey guys! <3 Here’s a super nutritious smoothie I put together this week! I hope you guys LOVE it & everything it does for your body as much as I do! This smoothie is all things detoxifying, naturally sweet, mood-boosting, delicious, creamy, rich, full of […]

Endive, Mango & Sliced Almond Fresh Summer Salad a.k.a. When Your Salad Is So Pretty, It Hurts To Devour It (BUT IT’S SO GOOD!)

Endive, Mango & Sliced Almond Fresh Summer Salad a.k.a. When Your Salad Is So Pretty, It Hurts To Devour It (BUT IT’S SO GOOD!)

Hey lovies! <3 I hope you’re all having a beautiful day! Last night, I got an amazing start to my long weekend. I had just gotten home from an amazing hot power yoga class & there’s nothing I wanted more than a fresh summery salad (with […]

My “Desert Island, Can’t Live Without You” Moisturizer: Egyptian Magic

My “Desert Island, Can’t Live Without You” Moisturizer: Egyptian Magic

Hey babes! <3 I always get asked what my favourite moisturizer is & truth is, it’s hard for me to pinpoint just one & to recommend it to you guys because it’s important for me to know what your skincare concerns & targets are! But, […]

Why You Shouldn’t OD On Cardio & Why You Should Weight Train To Meet Your Fitness Goals!

Why You Shouldn’t OD On Cardio & Why You Should Weight Train To Meet Your Fitness Goals!

Hey lovies! <3 I feel like there’s such a misconception surrounding women & weight training. Many women avoid it because they don’t want to get too bulky (you won’t, BTW!) & some women choose to do only cardio because they think it’s the fastest & […]

Oat Milk Matcha Latte a.k.a.  Creamy, Dreamy, Frothy & GREEN!

Oat Milk Matcha Latte a.k.a. Creamy, Dreamy, Frothy & GREEN!

Hey babes! <3 This matcha latte is simply put, perfection. I love the addition of the oat milk because it really adds a nutty flavour + makes the latte super silky & creamy! If you want the recipe for my super easy oat milk recipe, […]

Plan Ahead, They Said. It’ll Change Your Life, They Said (& My Super Simple Recipe For Cheesy Tomato Primavera Zoodles)

Plan Ahead, They Said. It’ll Change Your Life, They Said (& My Super Simple Recipe For Cheesy Tomato Primavera Zoodles)

CURRENT SITCH: Living for planning ahead! I knew I was going to work out at 7 the other night & that I’d get home hungry & needing refuel. Before I left, I prepped zoodles & made sure I had tomato paste, roasted veggies & an […]

Homemade Vanilla Oat Milk a.k.a. But What Can’t You Do With Oats?

Homemade Vanilla Oat Milk a.k.a. But What Can’t You Do With Oats?

Hey loves! <3 Oats are a huge part of my diet, whether in overnight oatmeal, cookies, raw bars, protein bites, vegan patties or ground up into flour & incorporated into any & all recipes! And now… guess what? Blended into milk! Oats are full of […]

Vegan Mango Coconut Protein Balls a.k.a. Oh Man(GO), I’m Going (COCO)Nuts For These!

Vegan Mango Coconut Protein Balls a.k.a. Oh Man(GO), I’m Going (COCO)Nuts For These!

Hi lovies! <3 With summer in the air, I’m feeling these tropical protein bites! They’re super summery, tender, naturally sweet & full of nutritious ingredients, fibre, protein, healthy fats & energizing natural sugars What makes them energy bites?! BASICALLY EVERYTHING. No, but seriously, I added in […]

Radicchio, Endive & Pistachio Salad In A Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette a.k.a. Summer Salad Goals!

Radicchio, Endive & Pistachio Salad In A Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette a.k.a. Summer Salad Goals!

Here’s to delicious nutritious salads in the sun! A good salad always needs a few components to make it in my books: a really simple light anti-inflammatory vinaigrette with lemon & dried herbs (for me, the goal is for the dressing to add a bit […]

Cheesy & Herby Crispy Butternut Squash Fries a.k.a. These Fries Over Everything!

Cheesy & Herby Crispy Butternut Squash Fries a.k.a. These Fries Over Everything!

Hi babes! <3 Who needs potato when you’ve got butternut squash? Potatoes are a great source of carbs when eaten in moderation & also rich in certain vitamins + minerals. But, butternut squash is where it’s at if you want to load up on fibre, […]

Anti-Inflammatory Mango-Nilla Vegan Protein Shake a.k.a. The Creamiest & Thickest Smoothie I Ever Made!

Anti-Inflammatory Mango-Nilla Vegan Protein Shake a.k.a. The Creamiest & Thickest Smoothie I Ever Made!

Hey lovies! <3 This smoothie was so delicious that I just HAD TO share it with you! Let me explain how it came to life. You guys know I’m all about eating healing & nutritious foods that fight inflammation in the body. The modern western […]

Asian-Style Cabbage Salad With Raw Cashews & A Ginger Coconut Aminos Dressing a.k.a. Triple Whammy: Crispy, Crunchy & Delish!

Asian-Style Cabbage Salad With Raw Cashews & A Ginger Coconut Aminos Dressing a.k.a. Triple Whammy: Crispy, Crunchy & Delish!

Hi loves! <3 I have been super into salads lately! There’s something about that fresh crispy crunch that makes me DROOL in the summer! Here’s my take on an Asian-inspired cabbage salad! While veggies are great & all, I have to say it’s the coconut aminos […]

Quick & Easy Tomato, Spinach & Lentil Stir-Fry a.k.a. Comfort Food, The Healthy Way!

Quick & Easy Tomato, Spinach & Lentil Stir-Fry a.k.a. Comfort Food, The Healthy Way!

Yep, it’s summer but sometimes, there’s still nothing better than a warm comforting bowl of plant-based deliciousness, #AmIRight? This stir-fry is ON FIRE & what makes it even better (if that’s even possible) is how simple it is to make! Lentils are one of my fave legumes […]

The Priceless Difference Between What You Want & What You Need

The Priceless Difference Between What You Want & What You Need

When was the last time you thought of the things you actually need as opposed to the things you want? The past few years, I’ve grown a lot as a person. I really learned to shift my perspective & to place more value on the […]

Lemon Ginger Lemongrass Roasted Veggies a.k.a. I Put That Anti-Inflammatory On ErrThang!

Lemon Ginger Lemongrass Roasted Veggies a.k.a. I Put That Anti-Inflammatory On ErrThang!

Hey lovies! <3 I don’t think I need to tell you guys that these veggies are anti-inflammatory because if you know, you know! I love seasoning my veggies with anti-inflammatory sauces & spices because I basically add them to everything + anything, which means I […]

5-Ingredient Hazelnut Butter “Nutella” Freezer Fudge a.k.a. Making Your Childhood Dreams Come True One Bite At A Time!

5-Ingredient Hazelnut Butter “Nutella” Freezer Fudge a.k.a. Making Your Childhood Dreams Come True One Bite At A Time!

Hey lovies! <3 Typical fudge recipes are made with refined sugar, butter & other types of dairy. This one’s dairy-free, a little healthier & naturally sweetened with yacon syrup! The reason I’m calling this Nutella fudge is because Nutella is made from hazelnuts. The problem […]

Daily Walks & The Benefits They Can Bring To Your Life!

Daily Walks & The Benefits They Can Bring To Your Life!

Hey lovies! <3  As you guys may or may not already know, I’m currently seeing my therapist again on a weekly or bi-weekly basis just to make sure I keep everything on track & to help me cope with my anxiety. My anxiety has been […]

Shredded Spinach, Romaine, Avocado & Roasted Beet Salad a.k.a. Eat The Rainbow (& Your Greens!)

Shredded Spinach, Romaine, Avocado & Roasted Beet Salad a.k.a. Eat The Rainbow (& Your Greens!)

Hey lovies! <3 I don’t know why but I was craving a shredded salad today! Talk about weird cravings, right?! Anywho, y’all know I’m all about satisfying a craving, whether it be for greens or chocolate! So here’s today’s craving-inspired lunch, full of veggies, nuts, antioxidants, […]

Kidney Bean, Cilantro & Tigernut Salad In A Balsamic Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. You Have Been Warned: Bring Extras If You Don’t Want Your Co-Workers To Hate Ya!

Kidney Bean, Cilantro & Tigernut Salad In A Balsamic Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. You Have Been Warned: Bring Extras If You Don’t Want Your Co-Workers To Hate Ya!

Who’s with me: this colourful KIDNEY BEAN, CILANTRO & TIGERNUT SALAD screams summer, right?! What’s in it? Green & red onion Organic kidney beans Hemp hearts Raw whole tigernuts Fresh cilantro Daikon radish Golden delicious apple Balsamic apple cider & yacon syrup vinaigrette Did you […]

Lemon Tahini Shredded Chicken Salad a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Do This Without Mayo?

Lemon Tahini Shredded Chicken Salad a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Do This Without Mayo?

Hi lovies! <3 Yes, I switched over to a more plant-based diet but the rest of my fam hasn’t! This salad is a great way to use up some leftover chicken or a great meal to prep on a Sunday afternoon so you have lunch […]

Vegan Mayo-Free Avocado Garlic Aioli a.k.a. AI(oli)YAYAY, So Yummy!

Vegan Mayo-Free Avocado Garlic Aioli a.k.a. AI(oli)YAYAY, So Yummy!

Hey loves! <3 If you guys have been following along for a while now, you know that when I meal prep on Sundays, I always like to prepare a dip or spread for the week to use as a topping for bowls, spread for bread […]

Ginger Turmeric Tea a.k.a. Your New Anti-Inflammatory Tonic!

Ginger Turmeric Tea a.k.a. Your New Anti-Inflammatory Tonic!

Hey babes! <3 Just like a glass of lukewarm lemon water will do absolute wonders for your body first thing in the morning, SO WILL THIS! This GINGER TURMERIC TEA is probably one of the most anti-inflammatory things you can drink! Like our skin, our […]

High-Protein & Fibre Chickpea Pasta In A Vegan Rosé Sauce With Sautéed Mushrooms & Spinach a.k.a. When Your Pasta Is #GOALS.

High-Protein & Fibre Chickpea Pasta In A Vegan Rosé Sauce With Sautéed Mushrooms & Spinach a.k.a. When Your Pasta Is #GOALS.

Hi babes! <3  After a day full of meal prep yesterday, I was LAZY to say the least. But, one thing I know is that LAZY DINNERS don’t have to be boring or unhealthy! IMO, chickpea pasta is probably the closest thing to real deal gluten-FULL […]

Cherry Vanilla Overnight Oats a.k.a. The Cherry On Top Of Your Day, Literally!

Cherry Vanilla Overnight Oats a.k.a. The Cherry On Top Of Your Day, Literally!

Hi babes! <3 What if I told you that you could wake up to the creamiest & most delicious breakfast ready & waiting for you!? These oats take no more than 5 minutes to prepare, pack a heck of a nutritional punch, fibre, protein, antioxidants, […]

Chocolate Banana “Milkshake” a.k.a. The Best Milkshake Dupe You’ll Ever Taste!

Chocolate Banana “Milkshake” a.k.a. The Best Milkshake Dupe You’ll Ever Taste!

Hi babes! <3 The other day, I forgot to plan ahead & didn’t bring a snack with me to eat after spinning before therapy. Hey, it happens to the best of us! BUT ‘YO GIRL GOT HOME HANGRY! I made myself this fully loaded chocolate […]

WTH Is Plant-Based?: My Journey Towards Plant-Based-ISH Thus Far, The Benefits, What You Need To Know & Why My Fridge Is So Full Of Produce!

WTH Is Plant-Based?: My Journey Towards Plant-Based-ISH Thus Far, The Benefits, What You Need To Know & Why My Fridge Is So Full Of Produce!

Hey lovies! <3 Whenever I get home from grocery shopping & I show you guys what I bought in a haul on my Instagram vlog (BTW, if you don’t follow me on Instagram, check out my account: @kellyinthekitch! I post daily segments about healthy, fitness, […]

Vegan Chewy Ooey-Goeey Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Sweet & Salty Ain’t Never Tasted THIS Good!!

Vegan Chewy Ooey-Goeey Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Sweet & Salty Ain’t Never Tasted THIS Good!!

Chocolate chip cookie craving satisfied! These babes nail it in both the texture & taste department! They’re so easy to make & you’d never believe me if I told you they contained absolutely no butter… YES, that’s how moist & chewy they are! But don’t […]

Chocolate Matcha Coconut “Fat Balls” a.k.a. The Epitome Of Healthy Fats In Decadent Chocolatey Deliciousness Form!

Chocolate Matcha Coconut “Fat Balls” a.k.a. The Epitome Of Healthy Fats In Decadent Chocolatey Deliciousness Form!

Hey lovies! <3 These balls are inspired by Lee From America’s concept of “fat balls”! I threw a bunch of my fave ingredients into my food processor this afternoon hoping to nail the taste & texture & OH BABY DID I EVER. I loaded them up […]

Homemade Sugar-Free Cherry & Peach Vanilla Cinnamon Jam a.k.a. THIS IS TOTALLY MY JAM!

Homemade Sugar-Free Cherry & Peach Vanilla Cinnamon Jam a.k.a. THIS IS TOTALLY MY JAM!

Hey lovies! <3 Here’s a great way to repurpose extra ripe fruit you have on hand. Homemade jam is so easy & simple to make & requires just a few ingredients. It’s a lot cleaner than store-bought alternatives that contain preservatives, additives, gums, added refined […]

Grain-Free & Vegan Brown Rice Patties a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not MEAT!

Grain-Free & Vegan Brown Rice Patties a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not MEAT!

Ok guys… if you didn’t know better, you’d think these GRAIN-FREE & VEGAN BROWN RICE PATTIES were a legit burger… I’m talking texture, taste & the whole nine yards, the whole shebang, the whole whatever you wanna call it! They’re full of meaty nutty flavour (oh […]

Dried Herb, Lemon & Apple Cider Roasted Veggies

Dried Herb, Lemon & Apple Cider Roasted Veggies

Hey babes! <3 Today’s batch of roasted veggies is loaded with all the dried herbs you can think of! I’m talking rosemary, oregano, parsley, thyme + fennel seeds! The trick to that outer crisp is to broil them for a few minutes once they’re roasted! […]

Chocolate Chunk Ashwagandha Brownies a.k.a. Stress-Relief Brownies? YAS!

Chocolate Chunk Ashwagandha Brownies a.k.a. Stress-Relief Brownies? YAS!

Hey lovies! <3 What if I told you that you could dose your brownies up with your favourite adaptogen powder & they’d become DELICIOUS BITES OF STRESS-RELIEF?! That’s exactly what I’m telling you! – These brownies are vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, refined sugar-free, chocolatey, indulgent, firm […]

What Does Anxiety Really Feel Like, Anyway?

What Does Anxiety Really Feel Like, Anyway?

My anxiety has been worse than usual lately. I won’t lie. I don’t think it’s fair to tell you I suffer from anxiety & to share my coping mechanisms without showing you the “uglier” side of what it entails in the first place. Anyone who […]

Radicchio Lettuce Wraps Stuffed With Sea Salted Lupini Beans, Avo, Micro-Greens & Homemade Pesto a.k.a. Plant-Based Deliciousness, YAS!

Radicchio Lettuce Wraps Stuffed With Sea Salted Lupini Beans, Avo, Micro-Greens & Homemade Pesto a.k.a. Plant-Based Deliciousness, YAS!

Hey loves! <3 I’m having SO MUCH FUN experimenting with plant-based foods these days & I’m so excited to share all my quick & easy yummy recipes with you guys! This was last night’s post-workout refuel: RADICCHIO LETTUCE WRAPS STUFFED WITH SEA SALTED LUPINI BEANS […]

Blueberry & Wheatgrass Vegan Chocolate Protein Shake a.k.a. You Don’t Taste The Wheatgrass, I Swear!!

Blueberry & Wheatgrass Vegan Chocolate Protein Shake a.k.a. You Don’t Taste The Wheatgrass, I Swear!!

Hey lovies! <3 I’ve been trying to incorporate wheatgrass shots into my life slowly but surely! I don’t take them everyday but I do it at least 3-4x a week when I remember or when I feel I need a little antioxidant + vitamin C kick […]

6-Ingredient Nuts-For-Days Coconut Date No-Bake Granola Bars a.k.a. Healthy Snacking Made Simple!

6-Ingredient Nuts-For-Days Coconut Date No-Bake Granola Bars a.k.a. Healthy Snacking Made Simple!

I finally perfected my simple homemade granola bar recipe! It was supposed to have 3 or 4 ingredients, but I cheated a bit… PLEASE FORGIVE ME! Here are my 6-INGREDIENT NUTTY COCONUT DATE NO-BAKE GRANOLA BARS. What’s in them? Your choice of your fave nuts & […]

Kale, Avocado, Roasted Sweet Potato & Beet Salad In A Balsamic & Lemon Dressing a.k.a. Rainbow On My Plate & Partay In My Mouth!

Kale, Avocado, Roasted Sweet Potato & Beet Salad In A Balsamic & Lemon Dressing a.k.a. Rainbow On My Plate & Partay In My Mouth!

Talk about a beautiful rainbow on my plate! Call me crazy but a salad that looks (& tastes) like this gets me SO excited. And Lord knows I was SO EXCITED to eat it after my workout last night! PRO TIPS: When you make kale salads, […]

What’s The “Right Time” Anyway?

What’s The “Right Time” Anyway?

Is there a right time in the day to work out? This is something I get asked all the time & truth is, there are certain reasons why exercising in the morning, afternoon or night is better from an objective point of view. Some people […]

4-Ingredient Nutty & Seedy Granola Crumble a.k.a. When You Try To Make Bars, But You Get Crumble!

4-Ingredient Nutty & Seedy Granola Crumble a.k.a. When You Try To Make Bars, But You Get Crumble!

Hey lovies! <3 This granola crumble actually happened by accident. One of you challenged me to make easy & healthy on-the-go granola bars & y’all know I love a good challenge! But, it turned out that these bars actually ended up baking in a way […]

4-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Vanilla Pancakes a.k.a. These Made My Morning & They’ll Make Yours Too!

4-Ingredient Banana Oatmeal Vanilla Pancakes a.k.a. These Made My Morning & They’ll Make Yours Too!

These 4-INGREDIENT BANANA OATMEAL VANILLA PANCAKES made my morning!!!! They’re fluffy, airy, delicious, full of vanilla flavour, easy, simple, made with real food, nutritious, light, healthy, customizable, kid-friendly, vegan, gluten-free, comforting, refined sugar free & a great way to start your day with tons of […]

Fully-Loaded Mexican-Style Roasted Sweet Potato Boat a.k.a. I’ll Take A One-Way Ticket To Never-Getting-Off-This-Ship!

Fully-Loaded Mexican-Style Roasted Sweet Potato Boat a.k.a. I’ll Take A One-Way Ticket To Never-Getting-Off-This-Ship!

You guys… I have no words for this lunch besides OHMYGAWD. I’m so excited to share this recipe with you guys because it’s simple, easy, quick, wholesome, comforting, satisfying, full of flavour, plant-based & SO SO SO SO YUMMY! I had it for lunch but you […]

The Chewiest Hazelnut Flour Cookies On This Planet a.k.a. My Almond Flour Cookies, Version 2.0

The Chewiest Hazelnut Flour Cookies On This Planet a.k.a. My Almond Flour Cookies, Version 2.0

First of all, if you guys have never made my chewiest almond flour cookies ever, I’m not sure what you’re waiting for. GET IN THE KITCH. They’re delicious, healthy, simple & easy to make & they quickly become everybody’s favourite cookie, kids + adults alike! […]

Healthier “Fibre-For-Days” Raisin Bran Muffins a.k.a. Keeping Things Flowing Since 2018 (#TMI)

Healthier “Fibre-For-Days” Raisin Bran Muffins a.k.a. Keeping Things Flowing Since 2018 (#TMI)

Hey lovies! <3 My friend’s dad challenged me to re-create his fave breakfast: raisin bran muffins. Let me start off by telling you that the ingredients in his faves aren’t exactly the cleanest: soybean &/or canola oil, raisins coated in canola oil, brown sugar, xanthan […]

Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Oatmeal Patties a.k.a. Making Savoury Oatmeal Patties A Thing Since 2018, You?

Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Oatmeal Patties a.k.a. Making Savoury Oatmeal Patties A Thing Since 2018, You?

Hey lovies! <3 Here’s yet another plant-based veggie burger recipe to add to your repertoire! Think of it as a delicious plate of pasta or a tomato basil pizza in patty form! They’re deliciously crumbly & full of flavour, vegan, gluten, egg & refined sugar-free […]

Smoky Avocado Toast With Micro-Greens & Tomato… WAIT: What On Earth Are Micro-Greens?

Smoky Avocado Toast With Micro-Greens & Tomato… WAIT: What On Earth Are Micro-Greens?

Nothing like avocado toast to start my Monday off right! Do you need a quick & easy avocado toast spice blend (READ: LAZY AVOCADO TOAST BLEND)? I got you! Mash an avocado in a bowl & add lemon, sea salt, black pepper, cayenne, garlic powder […]

The Most #BasicBetch Roasted Veggie Recipe Eva!

The Most #BasicBetch Roasted Veggie Recipe Eva!

Hey babes! <3 I’m TOTS not kidding when I say that nothing makes me happier than a bowl of fresh out the oven roasted veggies! These babies are seasoned with apple cider vinegar, lemon, garlic & tons of cumin! They’re full of flavour, roasted to […]

We’re All A Work In Progress.

We’re All A Work In Progress.

Today, I woke up full of energy & ready to take on the week head strong. BUT, it’s not always like that. Life isn’t ALWAYS exactly how we want it to be. We aren’t ALWAYS exactly where we want to be. No day is perfect […]

Vegan Mixed Greens Super-Seedy Pesto a.k.a. I’m So Obsessed Witchu, You Pest(o)!

Vegan Mixed Greens Super-Seedy Pesto a.k.a. I’m So Obsessed Witchu, You Pest(o)!

Hey lovies! <3 I ain’t never met a pesto I didn’t like! Especially when it’s nut, dairy & oil free, not to mention a heck of a breeze to make! If you want to make it a little heartier, you can swap out the liquid […]

Vegan Almond Cream Turnip Fettuccine With Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Cream!!!!

Vegan Almond Cream Turnip Fettuccine With Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Cream!!!!

Hey loves! <3 I put my homemade almond cream to the test for the first time with this recipe & OMG IS IT EVER A SUCCESS! You know how they say your first time always sucks? I beg to differ. Especially not when it looks […]

Almond Pulp Cranberry Hazelnut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. I’d Have You For Breaky, Lunch & Dinnah!

Almond Pulp Cranberry Hazelnut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. I’d Have You For Breaky, Lunch & Dinnah!

Hey lovies! <3 Omg… that’s seriously all I have to say about these crumbly, naturally sweetened, chocolatey, chunky, indulgent & super comforting (but still nutritious) cookies. It’s always a CHALLENGE ACCEPTED situation when it comes to repurposing my leftover almond pulp & these babies are […]

Sesame Ginger Garlic Roasted Teriyaki Chicken a.k.a. Your Staple Chinese Take-Out Order 2.0: MSG, Gluten & Refined Sugar-Free!

Sesame Ginger Garlic Roasted Teriyaki Chicken a.k.a. Your Staple Chinese Take-Out Order 2.0: MSG, Gluten & Refined Sugar-Free!

Hey loves! <3 I’m here today to present you with your favourite staple Chinese take-out order REDEFINED! This one is soon to become your NEW & IMPROVED FAVE. And get this… you won’t feel shitty after eating it because it’s made with just REAL WHOLESOME […]

4-Ingredient Flourless Chocolate Zucchini Muffins a.k.a. Veggie Muffins Are A Thing… Let Me Convince You!

4-Ingredient Flourless Chocolate Zucchini Muffins a.k.a. Veggie Muffins Are A Thing… Let Me Convince You!

Hey lovies! <3 Whoever said veggies aren’t a thing in muffins ain’t never met these babes. Oh & whoever said it wasn’t possible to create a muffin with JUST FOUR ingredients… WELLLLLL… here’s proof that anything is possible (P.S. vanilla & baking soda don’t coun