Kelly in the Kitch

Kelly in the Kitch

Cooking & Baking My Way Through Recovery

Recent Posts

Stop The “Comparison Syndrome”, Shift Your Mindset & Watch Your Life Change.

Stop The “Comparison Syndrome”, Shift Your Mindset & Watch Your Life Change.

Success in anything in life is not attained by comparing yourself to others. Real & sustained success is attained by comparing yourself to YOU. It’s easy to look at the person beside you & praise how much better off they are than you, whether it […]

Sugar-Free 5-Ingredient Flourless Coconut Ginger Macaroons a.k.a. YES, Healthy Macaroons Are a Thing of the Present!

Sugar-Free 5-Ingredient Flourless Coconut Ginger Macaroons a.k.a. YES, Healthy Macaroons Are a Thing of the Present!

SUGAR-FREE 5-INGREDIENT COCONUT GINGER MACAROONS… Guys, you all need these in your life, RIGHT. FREAKING. NOW. I can’t believe what I created!!!! If you like coconut & ginger or if you just like yummy clean & healthy home-baked treats, you will fall in absolute LOVE […]

Mom’s Specialty Peanut Butter Chicken a.k.a. Going PeaNUTS! For This Delicious Masterpiece!

Mom’s Specialty Peanut Butter Chicken a.k.a. Going PeaNUTS! For This Delicious Masterpiece!

MOM’S SPECIALTY PEANUT BUTTER CHICKEN! I AM SO BEYOND EXCITED TO SHARE THIS ONE WITH YOU GUYS BECAUSE I KNOW SHE’D BE PROUD! For those who don’t know, my mom was a great cook & I really believe that she’s one of the reasons why […]

KITK Fridge Staples & Tips to Keep Produce & Meal Prep Fresh!

KITK Fridge Staples & Tips to Keep Produce & Meal Prep Fresh!

Who agrees with me that there is no better feeling than that full fridge feeling?! Our weekly grocery list is pretty consistent when it comes to fruits & veggies & there are always some products stocked at all times, not to mention, OUR MEAL PREP […]

Greek Yogurt Collagen Protein Chocolate Muffin Cups a.k.a. How To Curb a Chocolate Craving-101!

Greek Yogurt Collagen Protein Chocolate Muffin Cups a.k.a. How To Curb a Chocolate Craving-101!

GUYS, I don’t even know where to start with these! Not only are they guaranteed to curb a chocolate craving but they’re actually GOOD for you! They’re full of protein, amino acids, collagen, healthy fats & chocolatey deliciousness! I used Vital Proteins COLLAGEN SPORTS GREENS (dark […]

Vegan Crispy & Hearty Lentil & Black-Eyed Pea Burgers a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat!

Vegan Crispy & Hearty Lentil & Black-Eyed Pea Burgers a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat!

OMG, guys… I knew veggie burgers could be good… BUT I DIDN’T KNOW THEY COULD BE THIS GOOD.  Everyone says that veggie burgers are boring, dry & ALWAYS fall apart, right? I mean, I don’t say that because I have a thing for veggie burgers, […]

The Reality of Having Anxiety & Why You Are The Best Judge Of How You Feel.

The Reality of Having Anxiety & Why You Are The Best Judge Of How You Feel.

People always ask me how to know if you have anxiety. I never really know how to answer that question because truth is, anxiety feels & looks different for everyone. Two people can suffer from the same anxiety disorder in completely different ways. Sometimes, my anxiety […]

10-Minute Sautéed Coconut Ginger Asparagus a.k.a. When You Need Your Veggies STAT!

10-Minute Sautéed Coconut Ginger Asparagus a.k.a. When You Need Your Veggies STAT!

SAUTÉED COCONUT GINGER ASPARAGUS! Ready in under 10 minutes? YES. Crispy, crunchy, flavourful & delicious? YES! Full of aminos acids, enzymes, anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting & antibacterial ingredients? YES! Great for meal prep? YES! Asparagus is green so we’re off to a good start, right? No, but […]

Lemon Sriracha Maple Roasted Chicken Scallopini on a Bed of Veggies a.k.a. Roasted Chicken is Becoming My Jam & I Am Not Mad At It!

Lemon Sriracha Maple Roasted Chicken Scallopini on a Bed of Veggies a.k.a. Roasted Chicken is Becoming My Jam & I Am Not Mad At It!

My fave recipe that I prepped for meal prep this weekend has got to be this one! I usually fall in love at first bite with every recipe I prep on a weekly basis but there’s always one that just shines more than the rest […]

Vegan Luscious Matcha Avocado Ice Cream a.k.a. Get Your Greens & Curb Your Ice Cream Craving SIMULTANEOUSLY? YAS!

Vegan Luscious Matcha Avocado Ice Cream a.k.a. Get Your Greens & Curb Your Ice Cream Craving SIMULTANEOUSLY? YAS!

VEGAN MATCHA AVOCADO ICE CREAM, anyone? Admit you want it. Wait… Would you want it even more if I told you that it was a way to get your greens in & curb your ice cream craving simultaneously?  Admit you would. I’d love me too. […]

Vegan “Cheesy” Broccoli Rice With Sautéed Mushrooms & Onions a.k.a. Cauliflower Rice 2.0!

Vegan “Cheesy” Broccoli Rice With Sautéed Mushrooms & Onions a.k.a. Cauliflower Rice 2.0!

Hey babes! This week, for meal prep, I wanted to change things up from the cauliflower rice & do something a little different. Cauliflower rice (& really, cauliflower anything) has really become a staple in my diet & ergo, in my meal prep! But, you all […]

Lemon Balsamic Rosemary Roasted Vegetables a.k.a. You Can Never Go Wrong With Veggies!

Lemon Balsamic Rosemary Roasted Vegetables a.k.a. You Can Never Go Wrong With Veggies!

LEMON BALSAMIC ROSEMARY ROASTED VEGGIES! A CLASSIC! As you guys know, I can’t go a week without prepping a massive batch of roasted veggies (I have a whole blog post all about how I roast my veggies if you want to check it out: My […]

Maple Tahini Chia Paleo Cookies a.k.a. Soft As a Cloud & So Delicious, You’ll Be Tahini-Struck!

Maple Tahini Chia Paleo Cookies a.k.a. Soft As a Cloud & So Delicious, You’ll Be Tahini-Struck!

Hello again loves!  <3 BACK WITH MORE DELICIOUSNESS (DUH!) FROM MY KITCH TO YOURS. I’ve been having a lot of fun lately experimenting with paleo flours, mostly almond & coconut flour! The texture they bring to cookies & baked treats is incomparable to any other […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Lemon Chia Coconut Energy Bites a.k.a. When Life Gives You Lemons, Make These!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Lemon Chia Coconut Energy Bites a.k.a. When Life Gives You Lemons, Make These!

Hey babes! <3 Happy Sunday (& happy meal prep day… for me anyway!) One of the first recipes up on this week’s meal prep menu is these LEMON CHIA COCONUT ENERGY BITES! Nothing to brighten these cold winter days like some fresh & bright energy balls that […]

Control & Why Not Always Having It Isn’t As Bad As You Think!

Control & Why Not Always Having It Isn’t As Bad As You Think!

I have a really strong tendency to try to control the things I have no power over. It’s something I struggle with for as long as I can remember & it’s also something I’ve been consciously trying to work on. I’ve been trying to shift […]

Golden Milk Warm, Cozy & Creamy 5-Minute Oats a.k.a. Yes, Savoury Oats Are a (DAMN GOOD) Thing!

Golden Milk Warm, Cozy & Creamy 5-Minute Oats a.k.a. Yes, Savoury Oats Are a (DAMN GOOD) Thing!

GOLDEN MILK WARM, COZY & CREAMY 5-MINUTE OATS, anyone? Hey babes! <3 Happy SATURDAY! I’m pretty sure you answered yes to the above-mentioned question, which is why you made it this far (Okay, it’s not that far in, but you know what I mean, you […]

The Importance of a Morning Routine a.k.a. If you do each day right, YOU’LL DO LIFE RIGHT!

The Importance of a Morning Routine a.k.a. If you do each day right, YOU’LL DO LIFE RIGHT!

As you guys know, I’m all about my morning routine! It looks pretty much the same everyday & there are reasons for that! I FEEL YOU, getting out of bed at the crack of dawn or having to wake up to the sound of an […]

My DIY Anti-Aging Face Serum a.k.a. Plump, Youthful, Glowing & Radiant Skin Doesn’t ALWAYS Have To Make a Hole In Your Wallet!

My DIY Anti-Aging Face Serum a.k.a. Plump, Youthful, Glowing & Radiant Skin Doesn’t ALWAYS Have To Make a Hole In Your Wallet!

Hey loves! <3 I’m so excited to finally share this post with you! It’s a recipe (like most of my posts), but not for food! About two weeks ago, I got a little adventurous & made my own homemade DIY anti-aging face serum with essential oils. […]

Gluten-Free Moroccan-Spiced Crispy Chicken Burgers a.k.a. You Want Flavour? YOU GET FLAVOUR!

Gluten-Free Moroccan-Spiced Crispy Chicken Burgers a.k.a. You Want Flavour? YOU GET FLAVOUR!

Hey babes! <3 HAPPY FRIDAY! If you don’t know, now you know: I’m Moroccan! But hey, let’s be honest, I’m sure you’ve been able to tell based on my absolute LOVE for spices! <3 Today, I decided to make some chicken burgers & to spice ‘em […]

Sometimes, Even The Sharpest Tools In The Shed Need Help & That’s Okay.

Sometimes, Even The Sharpest Tools In The Shed Need Help & That’s Okay.

I ALWAYS say that recovery isn’t linear, has no finish line & even if it goes well for months, it’s never smooth sailing or a walk in the park. That still holds true. When I started KITK, I made a promise to myself & to […]

Banana Chocolate Fibre-Packed Overnight Chia Pudding a.k.a. Chocolate Banana Cream Pie 2.0!

Banana Chocolate Fibre-Packed Overnight Chia Pudding a.k.a. Chocolate Banana Cream Pie 2.0!

BANANA CHOCOLATE FIBRE-PACKED OVERNIGHT CHIA PUDDING for #BREAKYGOALS! Do you dream of having your breaky ready & waiting for you in the morning to save you time & motivate you to eat healthy? SAME. I’m about to make your chia pudding breaky dreams come true! […]

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies a.k.a. The Best Flourless Cookies You’ll Ever Bite Into, Like EVER!!

Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies a.k.a. The Best Flourless Cookies You’ll Ever Bite Into, Like EVER!!

GLUTEN-FREE DOUBLE CHOCOLATE CHIP PROTEIN COOKIES, anyone?! Protein? Yes! Fibre? Yes! Delicious? Yes! Grain-free? Yes! Healthy fats? Yes! Soft & chewy? Yes! Flourless & gluten-free? Yes! Clean? DUH! The base of these babies is almond butter & coconut flour. Almond butter is my go-to nut […]

Perception Can Make You or Break You a.k.a. How Mindwork Can Change Your Life.

Perception Can Make You or Break You a.k.a. How Mindwork Can Change Your Life.

One of the most valuable lessons eating disorder recovery has taught me is that my life isn’t determined by challenges or obstacles thrown my way, but rather by my attitude, how I choose to face them & the way my mind views them. The power […]

Vegan Chocolate Protein Coffee Smoothie (With Hidden Veggies!) a.k.a. My (& Your) Dream Come True In Smoothie Form (Think: Mocha Frap But Healthy!)

Vegan Chocolate Protein Coffee Smoothie (With Hidden Veggies!) a.k.a. My (& Your) Dream Come True In Smoothie Form (Think: Mocha Frap But Healthy!)

Hey babes! <3 Today, I whipped up this super delicious CHOCOLATE PROTEIN COFFEE SMOOTHIE (with hidden veggies, DUH!). OK, WHO’S WITH ME? … Chocolate + coffee = LOVE!!!! (How fitting that my two true loves come together on Valentine’s day to wow me with this […]

KITK Words of Wisdom Valentine’s Edition: My Journey Towards Self-Love a.k.a. Why I’m Totally Okay With Spending V-Day SOLO!

KITK Words of Wisdom Valentine’s Edition: My Journey Towards Self-Love a.k.a. Why I’m Totally Okay With Spending V-Day SOLO!

This year, I’m celebrating Valentine’s Day solo & you know what? I’m not mad at it! 2018 was probably the wildest rollercoaster of my life. I suffered & recovered from anorexia. I went through a divorce. I discovered new passions & pursued them. I fell […]

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark With Hazelnuts, Tart Cherries, Sea Salted Cashews & Goji Berries a.k.a. Who Needs Bae When You’ve Got Bark?

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Bark With Hazelnuts, Tart Cherries, Sea Salted Cashews & Goji Berries a.k.a. Who Needs Bae When You’ve Got Bark?

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY BABES! <3 What better way to celebrate than with some homemade healthier chocolate bark? It’s so easy & simple to make & it’s the perfect gift for your loved ones or yourself! Chocoholic or not, you’ll LOVE it! It’s loaded with all […]

Gluten-Free Flourless Cauliflower Sun-Dried Tomato & Cilantro “Cheesy” Muffin Cups a.k.a. Savoury Muffins Are a Wonderful Thing (Oh & They Taste Like Pizza!)

Gluten-Free Flourless Cauliflower Sun-Dried Tomato & Cilantro “Cheesy” Muffin Cups a.k.a. Savoury Muffins Are a Wonderful Thing (Oh & They Taste Like Pizza!)

GLUTEN-FREE FLOURLESS CAULIFLOWER, SUN-DRIED TOMATO & CILANTRO “CHEESY” MUFFIN CUPS, anyone? I saw you, yes YOU, raise your hand. I know you want them. I mean… NO SHAME. I’D WANT THEM TO. HECK, I WANT THEM TOO. Want them for breaky? No problem! Lunch? Hell […]

KITK’s Top Workout Motivation Tips (Bonus: They Have NOTHING To Do With Your Appearance!)

KITK’s Top Workout Motivation Tips (Bonus: They Have NOTHING To Do With Your Appearance!)

For me, working out is about a lot more than just the desire to obtain physical results. This is something that I stress almost on a daily basis & that I want you guys to take something from & understand because there is so much […]

Lemon Dijon Sriracha Skinless Chicken Drumsticks on a Bed of Bell Pepper & Onion a.k.a. You’ll Want a DRUM(stick)ROLL For These Babies!

Lemon Dijon Sriracha Skinless Chicken Drumsticks on a Bed of Bell Pepper & Onion a.k.a. You’ll Want a DRUM(stick)ROLL For These Babies!

Hey babes!  <3 Okay, so we’re almost through with this week’s meal prep, but we’re not quite there JUST YET! I’ve got just a bit more deliciousness up my sleeve for you! You guys know I’m all about chicken breast, ground chicken & turkey, but […]

Morning Belly vs. Evening Belly a.k.a. Love Yourself & Yes, Even Your Belly Because You’re Human!

Morning Belly vs. Evening Belly a.k.a. Love Yourself & Yes, Even Your Belly Because You’re Human!

Two pictures. Two poses. Same girl. Same body. Different times. The picture on the left was taken before the gym & before my first bite of food. The one on the right was taken before my night time spin class, after a full day of […]

The Chewiest Almond Flour Cookies On This Planet!

The Chewiest Almond Flour Cookies On This Planet!

Guys, these cookies are legit a pillow. They’re a pillowy dream come true (no pun intended).  THEY ARE SO SCRUMPTIOUSLY CHEWY, like they melt in your mouth. I have to say that I think they are one of my fave recipes. EVER. LIKE EVER & […]

Raw Vegan Sweet Onion, Balsamic, Apple Cider & Maple Vinaigrette a.k.a. Take Your Salad From Zero to 100 Real Quick!

Raw Vegan Sweet Onion, Balsamic, Apple Cider & Maple Vinaigrette a.k.a. Take Your Salad From Zero to 100 Real Quick!

It’s been a hot minute since I whipped up a delicious salad dressing (Yes, that’s me implying that my salad dressings are usually delish!). I did say usually, because ya know, to each their own! But seriously, this one’s INSANE! It’s so different than anything I’ve […]

Perfectly Grilled Asian Orange Honey Ginger Salmon Fillets a.k.a. Oh-My-SALMON-Goodness & Can We Talk About Those Grill Marks?

Perfectly Grilled Asian Orange Honey Ginger Salmon Fillets a.k.a. Oh-My-SALMON-Goodness & Can We Talk About Those Grill Marks?

A CLASSIC (ya feel me?)… PERFECTLY GRILLED ASIAN ORANGE HONEY GINGER SALMON! I mean… are you not salivating just at the description of this dish? I know I am. And that’s saying a lot because salmon is not my fave fish… BUT WHEN IT’S MARINATED […]

Kale, Asparagus, Onion & Sprouted Green Lentil Curry Sauté a.k.a. My Plant-Based Protein Love Affair Continues!

Kale, Asparagus, Onion & Sprouted Green Lentil Curry Sauté a.k.a. My Plant-Based Protein Love Affair Continues!

KALE, ASPARAGUS, ONION & SPROUTED GREEN LENTIL CURRY SAUTÉ, anyone? Me + plant-based protein = LOVE! <3 Green lentils are an amazing source of iron, fibre & protein. They promote healthy digestion, protect heart health & prevent energy slumps / fatigue. And when they’re sprouted, […]

Thick & Creamy Gut-Healing Bone Broth Collagen Veggie Blender Soup a.k.a. OHMAGAWD, I Died & Went To Soup Heaven!

Thick & Creamy Gut-Healing Bone Broth Collagen Veggie Blender Soup a.k.a. OHMAGAWD, I Died & Went To Soup Heaven!

NEXT UP: THICK & CREAMY GUT-HEALING BONE BROTH COLLAGEN VEGGIE BLENDER SOUP! The star ingredient in this baby is the Vital Proteins Chick Bone Broth Collagen! I’ve literally been dying to try this product & I just never got around to it until this weekend! […]

Chocolate Tart Cherry Garcia Protein Bites a.k.a. Your Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Dreams Come True!

Chocolate Tart Cherry Garcia Protein Bites a.k.a. Your Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Dreams Come True!

Hey loves! <3 I hope you all had an amazing weekend! Okay, so meal prep is SUPER fun for me every week, but this week, for some reason, I had EVEN MORE fun than usual with it. I put together some really exciting & delicious […]

Are You On a Health Journey For The Right Reasons? a.k.a. Why The Best Version Of Yourself Is Not The Person Who Looks Thin But Feels Broken.

Are You On a Health Journey For The Right Reasons? a.k.a. Why The Best Version Of Yourself Is Not The Person Who Looks Thin But Feels Broken.

Are you on a health journey? If so, what inspired you? One thing that my journey towards anorexia recovery & a healthier lifestyle has taught me is that there’s a huge difference between being on a health journey to be thin & being on that […]

KITK’s Top Natural Ways To Boost Immunity a.k.a. How To Make Your Body a Disease-Fighting Warrior!

KITK’s Top Natural Ways To Boost Immunity a.k.a. How To Make Your Body a Disease-Fighting Warrior!

Hey lovies! <3 HAPPY SUNDAY! I spent the morning meal prepping & now I’m catching up on tons of blog posts, exciting content & delicious recipes for you guys! I know, this one has been a long time coming. BUT BETTER LATE THAN NEVER! First […]

Balance & How I Found It: What Does It Mean To You?

Balance & How I Found It: What Does It Mean To You?

It took me 27 years to understand what balance meant but more importantly to achieve, maintain & apply it to my daily life. Those of you who know me know that I was always a person of extremes, all or nothings, “all ins”. This lack […]

Lime Dijon & Turmeric Roasted Brussels, Broccoli & Dried Cranberries a.k.a. Perfectly Roasted, Naturally Sweet, Magically Delicious & Clean AF!

Lime Dijon & Turmeric Roasted Brussels, Broccoli & Dried Cranberries a.k.a. Perfectly Roasted, Naturally Sweet, Magically Delicious & Clean AF!

LIME DIJON & TURMERIC ROASTED BRUSSELS, BROCCOLI & DRIED CRANBERRIES, OHMAHGAWD!! Y’all know your girl is all about roasted veggies, right? IF YOU DON’T KNOW, NOW YOU NOW, okay? What you munchkins also now if you’ve been following me for a while now is that […]

Gluten-Free Zucchini Crust Pizza a.k.a. Cauliflower Pizza Crust 2.0 (OH & CRUST GOALS PLEASE!!)

Gluten-Free Zucchini Crust Pizza a.k.a. Cauliflower Pizza Crust 2.0 (OH & CRUST GOALS PLEASE!!)

OMG. I HAVE NO WORDS FOR THIS PIZZA BESIDES: ZUCCHINI. ZUCCHINI. ZUCCHINI. Yes, you read right. You can make pizza with greens. As a kid, pizza was by far my fave food EVER. I legit had Pizza Hut on speed dial. No joke, their pan […]

Fitness Tip: You Gotta LOVE What You Do!

Fitness Tip: You Gotta LOVE What You Do!

In the last seven months, I learned a thing or two about working out. I learned how to perfect my form, pace myself, listen to my body, do a variety of exercises to target all body parts, boost my endurance & maintain my cardiovascular health. […]

Gluten-Free Crumbly AF Chocolate Avocado Protein Cookies a.k.a. When Chocolate & Avocado Meet = LOVE AT FIRST BITE! <3

Gluten-Free Crumbly AF Chocolate Avocado Protein Cookies a.k.a. When Chocolate & Avocado Meet = LOVE AT FIRST BITE! <3

GLUTEN-FREE CRUMBLY AF CHOCOLATE AVOCADO PROTEIN COOKIES, BABY!!!! Don’t knock ‘em until you try ‘em! These cookies are a chocolate lover’s DREAM COME TRUE. You can’t even taste the avocado but Lord knows you’ll reap all the benefits: glowing skin, anti-aging, healthy anti-inflammatory omega fatty […]

KITK’s Top 5 Post-Workout Snacks a.k.a. Refuel Ideas On Fleek!

KITK’s Top 5 Post-Workout Snacks a.k.a. Refuel Ideas On Fleek!

Hi lovies! <3 As you guys know, I like a good morning workout (& usually a second sweat sesh in the afternoon or at night). Most of the time, when I get home from my workouts, it’s that random time where it’s too late for […]

My Reflections A Year (Holy Cr*p) Into Recovery.

My Reflections A Year (Holy Cr*p) Into Recovery.

One year ago today, I sat in my therapist’s office & I was given the ultimatum that I didn’t know would save my life: to commit to recovery, accept to follow a rigid meal plan from the comfort of my home & be followed by […]

Soy-Free Spiced-Up Chickpea Flour Tofu a.k.a. This Chick(pea) Is Freaking Out Over This Amazingness!

Soy-Free Spiced-Up Chickpea Flour Tofu a.k.a. This Chick(pea) Is Freaking Out Over This Amazingness!

Okay guys, I can’t even say hi because I’m freaking the F out! Like freaking!!!!! I got inspired by a recipe I saw online for soy-free CHICKPEA FLOUR TOFU & I needed it in my life. Of course, being who I am, I CAN NEVER FOLLOW A […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Pinto Bean & Mushroom Burgers a.k.a. What On Earth Is a Hamburger Anyway?!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Pinto Bean & Mushroom Burgers a.k.a. What On Earth Is a Hamburger Anyway?!

OKAY LOVES, I SAVED THE BEST FOR LAST! This is my fave recipe that I meal prepped this weekend & trust me, you’ll understand why once you read this post (or better yet, once you make them too!!).  First things first, if you’re wondering why […]

It’s Okay Not To Be Okay & Why Challenge Can Change You.

It’s Okay Not To Be Okay & Why Challenge Can Change You.

It’s okay not to be okay. It’s okay to fail. It’s okay to crumble. It’s okay not to be perfect. All these things are okay but it doesn’t mean they’re easy to accept. All these things are true but it doesn’t mean I always believe […]

Frothy-AF Matcha Collagen Latte With an Adaptogenic Kick a.k.a. I Love You So MATCHA! <3

Frothy-AF Matcha Collagen Latte With an Adaptogenic Kick a.k.a. I Love You So MATCHA! <3

FUN FACT: Matcha contains 137 times the amount of free radical-fighting antioxidants as other green teas. ‘NUFF SAID. JUST KIDDING. I’VE GOT A WHOLE POST COMING YOUR WAY.  I mean… when do I not? LAWL. Hey babes! <3 I made this baby with Vital Proteins Matcha Collagen […]

Cauliflower Rice With Purple Cabbage, Shredded Carrot & Green Onion a.k.a. Oh Mah Cauli, Baby!

Cauliflower Rice With Purple Cabbage, Shredded Carrot & Green Onion a.k.a. Oh Mah Cauli, Baby!

Oh cauli rice, how I’ve missed you! WELCOME HOME. <3 It’s been a hot minute since I whipped up some cauliflower rice deliciousness! Cauliflower rice is a great low-carb alternative to rice & contains tons of vitamins, minerals, nutrients, fibre & plant protein! It’s great […]

1-Bowl Gluten-Free & Vegan Whole-Grain Quinoa & Sprouted Lentil Salad With Dried Figs & Cilantro a.k.a. Double The Plant-Based Protein, Double The Fuel, Double The Fun!

1-Bowl Gluten-Free & Vegan Whole-Grain Quinoa & Sprouted Lentil Salad With Dried Figs & Cilantro a.k.a. Double The Plant-Based Protein, Double The Fuel, Double The Fun!

Hello babes! <3 This salad is gluten-free, vegan, refined sugar free, full of plant protein, easy on the digestive system, full of fibre & iron, naturally sweetened with figs & a tad of maple syrup & crispy & crunchy! AND WAIT FOR IT… YOU’RE GETTING […]

Lemon Sriracha Curry Roasted Butternut Squash a.k.a. When I Say Flavour, I Mean Flavour.

Lemon Sriracha Curry Roasted Butternut Squash a.k.a. When I Say Flavour, I Mean Flavour.

If you don’t know, now you now but butternut squash is one of my fave starchy veggies! It’s got such a perfect natural sweetness to it & I find it pairs well with all things sweet & savoury! These butternut squash half moons or chunks […]

Gluten-Free Deliciously Juicy Ground Turkey & Cilantro “Cheesy” Meatballs a.k.a. These (Meat)Balls Are Lit!

Gluten-Free Deliciously Juicy Ground Turkey & Cilantro “Cheesy” Meatballs a.k.a. These (Meat)Balls Are Lit!

NEXT UP FOR THIS WEEK’S MEAL PREP: Ground turkey & cilantro “cheesy” meatballs (BUT WITHOUT THE CHEESE!). My goal with these babies was to make meatballs with the minimum amount of ingredients, without compromising flavour! AND BOY DID I NAIL IT. I have tons of […]

Dijon Sriracha Lemon & Cilantro Grilled Chicken Breast a.k.a. Oh, The Power of Fresh Herbs (& Let’s Talk About Them Grill Marks!)

Dijon Sriracha Lemon & Cilantro Grilled Chicken Breast a.k.a. Oh, The Power of Fresh Herbs (& Let’s Talk About Them Grill Marks!)

Hey loves! <3 Since I don’t eat red meat, chicken & turkey are huge staples in my kitchen! Due to his diabetes, I’m also trying to get my dad to slowly lay off the red meat & opt for healthier animal protein alternatives. So, it’s […]

6-Ingredient Vegan Nutty Cilantro Balsamic Pesto a.k.a. So PESTOin’ Obsessed Witchu!

6-Ingredient Vegan Nutty Cilantro Balsamic Pesto a.k.a. So PESTOin’ Obsessed Witchu!

Hello lovelies!!! <3 Okay, so Mondays are most often dedicated to catching up on blog posts for this weekend’s meal prep recipes! I already got a couple of them up (& some of you have already attempted them, which makes me BEYOND happy!), but I’ve […]

KITK’s Cleaner Take On Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms a.k.a. You Won’t Believe It’s Not Sugar or Butter!

KITK’s Cleaner Take On Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms a.k.a. You Won’t Believe It’s Not Sugar or Butter!

Here’s my take on HEALTHIER CARAMELIZED ONIONS & MUSHROOMS! These are great as is, but even better in a burger, as a topping for your steak, in a goat cheese & grilled veggie sandwich or as a topping for a Buddha bowl or a mix-in […]

Gluten-Free Clean-Eating Apple Sauce Oatmeal Blender Muffins a.k.a. Fluff-Factor-100 (Oh & Yes, They Passed The “Dad Test”)!

Gluten-Free Clean-Eating Apple Sauce Oatmeal Blender Muffins a.k.a. Fluff-Factor-100 (Oh & Yes, They Passed The “Dad Test”)!

Hey babes! <3 This weekend, I split my meal prep up into two days & it actually worked out super well for me! I got so much done is smaller amounts of time & I’m so excited to share all the deliciousness I worked up […]

Coping With Anxiety a.k.a. Control It Before It Can Control You.

Coping With Anxiety a.k.a. Control It Before It Can Control You.

It’s no secret that I have anxiety. It developed in large part as a by-product of my failure to cope with the most tragic experience of my life: losing my mom & best friend. I repressed it. Years later, I discovered that eating disorders & […]

Real Talk: You Can’t Put a Price On What’s WEIGHing You Down.

Real Talk: You Can’t Put a Price On What’s WEIGHing You Down.

You guys know I’m all about answering your questions! I have made it my mission to be nothing more than completely & entirely open with you guys about just about everything & I wouldn’t have it any other way! But sometimes, I have to choose […]

Why I Make My Own Nut Milk & RECIPE: Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Brazil Nut & Cashew Milk a.k.a. The Most LegenDA(I)RY, Creamiest, Frothiest & Tastiest Nut Milk I’ve Ever Made!

Why I Make My Own Nut Milk & RECIPE: Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Brazil Nut & Cashew Milk a.k.a. The Most LegenDA(I)RY, Creamiest, Frothiest & Tastiest Nut Milk I’ve Ever Made!

This week on the HOMEMADE NUT MILK MENU: VANILLA CINNAMON BRAZIL & CASHEW MILK! This is by far the frothiest, creamiest & tastiest nut milk I’ve ever made! WOAH. That first sip was heavenly & made me realize that YES, YOU CAN MAKE NUT MILKS […]

Bake-Free Gluten-Free & Vegan Pumpkin Spice Crumbly & Chewy Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. You’ll Be PIMPkin’ All Kinds With These Babes!

Bake-Free Gluten-Free & Vegan Pumpkin Spice Crumbly & Chewy Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. You’ll Be PIMPkin’ All Kinds With These Babes!

Hey babes! HAPPY SATURDAY! <3 Okay, so serious question here, like there’s something I gotta set straight: Am I the only one who gets weird cravings for PUMPKIN ‘TINGS? Please say no… & even if your answer is yes, comfort me by saying you get […]

Healthier Vegan Mocha Frappuccino a.k.a. Starbucks Ain’t Got Nothing On This Baby!

Healthier Vegan Mocha Frappuccino a.k.a. Starbucks Ain’t Got Nothing On This Baby!

Hey babes!! <3 A lot of you have probably already seen this baby on my Instagram page, BUT since it’ll get diluted amongst all the pictures I’ll be posting in the next few days (cause let’s be honest, I post a heck of a damn […]

KITK’s How To Make Exercise Convenient & Practical!

KITK’s How To Make Exercise Convenient & Practical!

As human beings, we are far MORE likely to be motivated to do something if it’s convenient & far LESS likely to do something if it’s inconvenient. This applies in all things in life from work, school, cooking, adopting a healthier lifestyle, taking on a […]

What In The World Is Bee Pollen? Why It’s One of The World’s Most Nutritious Foods & BONUS RECIPE: KITK’s Glow-From-The-Inside-Out Chocolate Collagen Bee Pollen Bites!

What In The World Is Bee Pollen? Why It’s One of The World’s Most Nutritious Foods & BONUS RECIPE: KITK’s Glow-From-The-Inside-Out Chocolate Collagen Bee Pollen Bites!

Hey babes! <3 I have recently become obsessed with putting bee pollen on everything! I love it on my oats, yogurt & as a topping for my smoothies! Ever since I started using it more regularly, I’ve been getting tons of questions from you guys […]

Gluten-Free Greek Yogurt Vanilla Coconut Protein Blondies a.k.a. Starbucks-Vanilla-Latte In Healthy Decadent Brownie Form!

Gluten-Free Greek Yogurt Vanilla Coconut Protein Blondies a.k.a. Starbucks-Vanilla-Latte In Healthy Decadent Brownie Form!

GREEK YOGURT VANILLA COCONUT PROTEIN BLONDIES, anyone? 🙂 HELLO. I AM ABOUT TO BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY OHMAHGOODNESS! Okay, so I think it’s safe to say we’ve all tried a Starbucks vanilla latte at some point, right? DELISH, right? I know. We’re also all able to […]

The Desire To Survive & Succeed a.k.a. The Keys To Your Motivation

The Desire To Survive & Succeed a.k.a. The Keys To Your Motivation

People always tell me they wish they had my motivation to eat healthy, meal prep, exercise regularly & commit to a healthy lifestyle. Guess what? They do. We are all born with the same innate human instincts: the desire to survive & the desire to […]

Thick & Creamy Chocolate Raspberry Almond Butter Collagen Overnight Oats a.k.a. Double Whammy: Yummy In My Tummy & Good For My Gut!

Thick & Creamy Chocolate Raspberry Almond Butter Collagen Overnight Oats a.k.a. Double Whammy: Yummy In My Tummy & Good For My Gut!

Hey babes! <3 Last night, a huge craving for some overnight oats came on & then it hit me, it’s been FOREVER since I’ve had a good ‘ol bowl of these babies! I have tons of overnight oats recipes up here on the blog because […]

January 31: #BellLetsTalk.

January 31: #BellLetsTalk.

Today, January 31st, Bell launches their Let’s Talk Campaign, encouraging people of all ages & from all walks of life to open up about mental health & to share their stories in order to help raise awareness. Until a couple years ago, I falsely believed […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Crispy Smoky Eggplant & Zucchini Chips a.k.a. New & Improved Blend of Lay’s Ketchup Chips, Doritos & Humpty Dumpty BBQ Chips!

Gluten-Free & Vegan Crispy Smoky Eggplant & Zucchini Chips a.k.a. New & Improved Blend of Lay’s Ketchup Chips, Doritos & Humpty Dumpty BBQ Chips!

GLUTEN-FREE & VEGAN CRISPY SMOKY EGGPLANT & ZUCCHINI CHIPS… OHMYGOD! I don’t even know where to start with these babies… they are INSANE!!! Baking the perfectly crispy chip has always been a challenge for me! I never nailed it; the temperature was always too high […]

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Walnut Milk a.k.a. Going (Wal)NUTS For That Silky Creamy Pour Though!

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Walnut Milk a.k.a. Going (Wal)NUTS For That Silky Creamy Pour Though!

HOMEMADE VANILLA CINNAMON WALNUT MILK, anyone?! GUYS, I can’t get enough of plant-based nut & seed milks, ohmygoodness! They’re delicious, nutritious, full of healthy fats, protein, fibre & omega fatty acids, silky, smooth, simple & easy to make & CONTAIN NO BS. NO SUGAR. NO […]

4 Things I Wish I Could’ve Told Myself When I Was Sick a.k.a. When You Can’t Change Your Past, Use It To Help Others.

4 Things I Wish I Could’ve Told Myself When I Was Sick a.k.a. When You Can’t Change Your Past, Use It To Help Others.

I can’t change my past. I can’t rewrite my story. But I can share some of the things I wish I could’ve told myself when I was sick, in hopes that it can help you. LIVING A LIFE ENSLAVED TO ED IS NOT WORTH A […]

My Thoughts On Working Out In Eating Disorder Recovery a.k.a. Why You Should Wait Before Lifting That Weight

My Thoughts On Working Out In Eating Disorder Recovery a.k.a. Why You Should Wait Before Lifting That Weight

Hey loves! <3 Today, I want to share with you my take on working out in eating disorder recovery. Do I think it’s something you should do if you are embarking on your recovery journey & actively pursuing it? Short answer: NO. But I’m not […]

Gluten-Free Teriyaki Beef Strips a.k.a. OH MY TERIYAKI!

Gluten-Free Teriyaki Beef Strips a.k.a. OH MY TERIYAKI!

OH MY TERIYAKI is right baby!!!! These GLUTEN-FREE TERIYAKI BEEF STRIPS are a PERFECT dupe of the PF Chang’s Mongolian beef! If you know, you know. If you don’t, here’s what it looks like… MOUTHWATERING, right? Okay, but wait, SO IS MINE!!!! (only my version […]

Vanilla Peach Superfood Protein Smoothie a.k.a. Know What I Mean? Peaches & Cream!

Vanilla Peach Superfood Protein Smoothie a.k.a. Know What I Mean? Peaches & Cream!

Today, as I got home from my orthodontist appointment, I realized that it had been a hot minute since I had a smoothie, so low & behold, what did I find myself doing minutes later? MAKING A SMOOTHIE! Now, y’all know I’m all about my […]

Freekeh Sun-Dried Tomato & Black Bean Fiber-Full Salad In A Lemon Dijon Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. Your Fibre & Plant-Protein Rainbow In A Bowl With a Vitamin C Kick!

Freekeh Sun-Dried Tomato & Black Bean Fiber-Full Salad In A Lemon Dijon Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. Your Fibre & Plant-Protein Rainbow In A Bowl With a Vitamin C Kick!

FREEKEH SUN-DRIED TOMATO & BLACK BEAN FIBRE-FULL SALAD IN A LEMON DIJON BALSAMIC DRESSING, ya dig? GUYS, one thing’s for certain: this salad will make ANYONE around you while you eat it so JEALOUS. They’ll want to come home with you to devour the leftovers […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Collagen Fudgy Muffins a.k.a. When Dad Approves, You Know You Killed It!

Gluten-Free Chocolate Collagen Fudgy Muffins a.k.a. When Dad Approves, You Know You Killed It!

Okay, these muffins are a freaking scene. Like, I don’t even know where to begin with them & how FREAKING PERFECT they are. They’re so perfect that my dad took time out of his busy day at work (BTW, he usually gives me no more […]

Why You Should Stop Striving For Perfection & Instead, Strive To Be Your Best Self!

Why You Should Stop Striving For Perfection & Instead, Strive To Be Your Best Self!

What to do when you don’t feel your best? CHANGE IT. Yes, truth is you can’t always change things or circumstances, but you can always change the way you look at them. Part of getting to know yourself & developing mental clarity & stability is […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Clean-Eating Creamy Comforting Broccoli Blender Soup a.k.a. Your Winter Soup Dreams Made Easy!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Clean-Eating Creamy Comforting Broccoli Blender Soup a.k.a. Your Winter Soup Dreams Made Easy!

Guys… this VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE CLEAN-EATING CREAMY BROCCOLI BLENDER SOUP will make all your winter soup dreams come true (& very, very, ridiculously, easy!!!!). This soup is not only the easiest thing on this planet to make, but it’s probably one of the most delicious […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan-Friendly Hazelnut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Those Nut Butter Chunks Though!

Gluten-Free & Vegan-Friendly Hazelnut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Those Nut Butter Chunks Though!

Ok next up, something sweet!!!! (But with no refined sugars & not so sweet that you just want one… A.K.A. YOU’LL WANT TWO, OR THREE..). NOW, LET’S TALK: GLUTEN-FREE & VEGAN-FRIENDLY HAZELNUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES! These babies are crumbly on the outside & chewy & […]

Gluten-Free Honey Sriracha Ginger Ground Chicken Sauté a.k.a. Sweet & Spicy & Everything Nice-y!

Gluten-Free Honey Sriracha Ginger Ground Chicken Sauté a.k.a. Sweet & Spicy & Everything Nice-y!

This week for meal prep, I also whipped up this quick & simple GLUTEN-FREE HONEY SRIRACHA GINGER GROUND CHICKEN & it is BOMB AF!!!! I always like to have a ground chicken or turkey recipe ready in the fridge because there are so many ways […]

The Best Ever Miso-Glazed Roasted Veggies a.k.a. A Lil’ Something Different, A Lil’ Something So Delicious!

The Best Ever Miso-Glazed Roasted Veggies a.k.a. A Lil’ Something Different, A Lil’ Something So Delicious!

Hey babes! <3 OKAY, so yesterday was a crazy AF day of meal prepping, grocery shopping with dad,  MORE meal prepping & cleaning the kitch inside out post meal prep & you know what? IT WAS ALL WORTH IT! It takes almost one full day […]

All The Deets On Why Boxing Is One Of My Fave Workouts a.k.a. Get The Most Bang For Your Punch!

All The Deets On Why Boxing Is One Of My Fave Workouts a.k.a. Get The Most Bang For Your Punch!

If you have been following me for quite some time now, you know that I’m extremely regular about Tuesdays & Sundays being my boxing days (No, not the day where I go shopping & empty the stores because I can’t control myself around sales. I’m talking, […]

Gluten-Free Kale Basil & Tomato Rosé Zoodle Primavera a.k.a. Creamy Deliciousness, Super Nutritiousness!

Gluten-Free Kale Basil & Tomato Rosé Zoodle Primavera a.k.a. Creamy Deliciousness, Super Nutritiousness!

GLUTEN-FREE KALE BASIL & TOMATO ROSÉ ZOODLE PRIMAVERA, anyone?  I KNOW YOU WANT IT. Last night, I was lazy. ‘NUFF SAID. But, as you guys know, laziness isn’t enough for me to order take-out or to skip dinner altogether. Laziness just means I whip up […]

Gluten-Free (& Possibly Vegan) Chocolate Coconut Flour Cookies With Hazelnut Ghee a.k.a. So Freak(GHEE)ing Delicious, It’s Cocoa-Nuts!

Gluten-Free (& Possibly Vegan) Chocolate Coconut Flour Cookies With Hazelnut Ghee a.k.a. So Freak(GHEE)ing Delicious, It’s Cocoa-Nuts!

Hey babes! <3 Back again, but this time, with a recipe! And this is one you DON’T want to miss, trust me. I mean, I’d probably say that about a lot of my recipes (I’m allowed to be biased, okay?), but this is one really […]

The Truth About Eating Disorder Recovery & Slip-Ups

The Truth About Eating Disorder Recovery & Slip-Ups

Truth is, in recovery, YOU WILL SLIP UP. There’s no denying it, sugar coating it or hiding it. It’s not because you restored your weight &/or found ways to cope with negative thoughts, that your eating disorder never comes back to creep up on you, […]

KITK’s Guide To Understanding Binging, Why It Happens & How To Stop Mr. & Mrs. Binge In Their Tracks

KITK’s Guide To Understanding Binging, Why It Happens & How To Stop Mr. & Mrs. Binge In Their Tracks

Hey loves! <3 I get so many questions about binge eating & TBH, I was always skeptical about addressing it because it’s such a touchy subject & it’s so subjective (what I consider a binge might not be what you consider a binge & vice […]

Extremely Frothy Adaptogenic Almond Milk, Cacao & Turmeric Latte a.k.a. Frothy Vegan Latte Goals, You?

Extremely Frothy Adaptogenic Almond Milk, Cacao & Turmeric Latte a.k.a. Frothy Vegan Latte Goals, You?

Hey babes!  <3 Okay, so if you’re from Montreal, you know that today, it was FREEEEEZING. Like, so cold you don’t want to leave your house cold. Ya know? If you’re from Montreal, you definitely know what I’m talking about & you’ve most likely felt […]

Vegan Chive & Almond Pulp “Cheese” Spread a.k.a. Not Kite Hill, But Still So KITE-ingly Delicious!

Vegan Chive & Almond Pulp “Cheese” Spread a.k.a. Not Kite Hill, But Still So KITE-ingly Delicious!

Looking for a way to repurpose that leftover almond pulp from your homemade almond milk? Here’s one! This thick & creamy cheese spread is a great vegan alternative to dairy spreads, contains very few ingredients, is super simple to make, so DELISH & you can […]

My Gym Makeup Routine a.k.a. A Little Healthy Glow Ain’t Never Hurt Nobody!

My Gym Makeup Routine a.k.a. A Little Healthy Glow Ain’t Never Hurt Nobody!

Hey loves! <3 I get asked all the time if I wear makeup to workout & the answer is YES! Your girl still wants to feel like herself when she works out & IMO, there’s nothing wrong with a little bit of a healthy glow […]

Why You Are Worth Your Recovery, Even If You Slip Up.

Why You Are Worth Your Recovery, Even If You Slip Up.

“One of the hardest things about healing from my eating disorder was learning that I was worth recovery.” -Demi Lovato One of the many terrible things an eating disorder does is make you feel like you are worthless, worthless of a well-fed body & worthless […]