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Grain-Free Cassava Flour Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Grain-Free Cassava Flour Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I made these cookies on the eve of Yom Kippur (the longest fast day in the Jewish religion & probably one of the days I hate the most because this chick loves food) & let me tell ya they came in hella handy when my […]

Forgiving Others Is Important, But What About Forgiving Yourself?

Forgiving Others Is Important, But What About Forgiving Yourself?

On Yom Kippur, we ask G-d to forgive us for any sins we may have committed this year. We open our hearts & forgive those closest to us for any harm they may have caused us & we ask them for forgiveness too. Amidst the […]

My Journey With Generalized Anxiety, Why I Said “No” To Anxiety Meds & How I Cope With My Anxiety Naturally

My Journey With Generalized Anxiety, Why I Said “No” To Anxiety Meds & How I Cope With My Anxiety Naturally

My Journey With Generalized Anxiety, Why I Said “No” To Anxiety Meds & How I Cope With My Anxiety Naturally Why I Said “No” To Meds I have diagnosed generalized anxiety. It’s out in the open & I’m not afraid to admit it. It’s a […]

Why Toast Doesn’t Have To Scare You Anymore & How To Make Healthier Creamy Nutella

Why Toast Doesn’t Have To Scare You Anymore & How To Make Healthier Creamy Nutella

When I started recovery, I remember the days I woke up dreading getting out of bed because it meant “MEAL PLAN ON”. It meant I had to eat breakfast. I couldn’t skip it or pretend I ate. I couldn’t prepare the food, play around with […]

Vegan Lentil & Avocado “Tuna” Salad

Vegan Lentil & Avocado “Tuna” Salad

Omg… if you ever tell me that being plant-based is boring, I might just have to throw this salad in yo’ face! Okay, not actually… but seriously, make this & you’ll never want tuna salad again!!! The ingredients are so simple, nutritious & delicious & […]

Vanilla Peach Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. Texture (& Flavah) Goals!

Vanilla Peach Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. Texture (& Flavah) Goals!

Hi babes! <3 It’s been a hot minute since I made one of these bowls of deliciousness & today I was vibing it! I switched it up from the reg berry smoothie & went with peaches & also threw in some steamed broccoli for extra […]

My Tips To Incorporate More Veggies Into Your Life

My Tips To Incorporate More Veggies Into Your Life

Don’t love veggies but want to incorporate more of them into your life? I gotchu! Here are some ways to make eating veggies a bit easier, even if you don’t love ’em! steam zucchini, cauliflower, broccoli, sweet potato or butternut squash, let cool, freeze the […]

Cashew Butter Stuffed Sweet & Salty Dates a.k.a. Your New Fave Snack!

Cashew Butter Stuffed Sweet & Salty Dates a.k.a. Your New Fave Snack!

Hi babes! <3 I’m living for dates these days, especially as a little pre or post workout snack to hold me over until my next meal! They’re an amazing source of fibre, good carbs, antioxidants & natural sugar & provide a hella dose of energy, […]

Oh You’re Plant-Based… But Where Do You Get Your Protein?

Oh You’re Plant-Based… But Where Do You Get Your Protein?

Q: “Oh you’re plant-based?” A: “Yep!” Q: “But where do you get your protein?” A: I wont’t lie, when I didn’t know much about what a plant-based lifestyle entailed, I was super skeptical about how on earth it was possible to get enough protein! At the […]

Why I Love My Plant-Based Lifestyle

Why I Love My Plant-Based Lifestyle

One of the things I absolutely love about a plant-based lifestyle is the quantity of food! My meals are always full of delicious, nutritious foods rich in vitamins & minerals & since plant foods are less dense & heavy, I get to eat so many different […]

Vanilla Bean Homemade Trail Mix & A Few Tips For Buying Dried Fruit!

Vanilla Bean Homemade Trail Mix & A Few Tips For Buying Dried Fruit!

Never made healthy homemade trail mix?! DO IT! It’s so easy & so much healthier than store-bought ones which often contain added sugars, hydrogenated oils, table salt & other funky unnecessary ingredients! This is something I like to meal prep every once in a while […]

Sugar-Free Hazelnut Flour Almond Butter Brownie Bites

Sugar-Free Hazelnut Flour Almond Butter Brownie Bites

Hi babes! <3 I bet you thought you couldn’t use the words sugar-free & brownie in the same sentence. Well guess what? YOU CAN WITH ME! I created a grain & sugar-free brownie that’s crumbly AF on the inside but just the right amount of […]

Easy Creamy Sweet Potato Mash a.k.a. The Creamiest Mash You Ever Did See!

Easy Creamy Sweet Potato Mash a.k.a. The Creamiest Mash You Ever Did See!

I don’t know about you babes but with fall around the corner, I’m all about the pumpkin, cinnamon, sweet potato & starchy comforting veggies! Here’s how I make a killer creamy, delicious, nutritious & super versatile sweet potato mash! I guarantee you everyone will LOVE it […]

To Carb Or Not To Carb Pre-Workout… That Is The Question.

To Carb Or Not To Carb Pre-Workout… That Is The Question.

Knowing what to eat & what not to eat before a workout can be tricky, especially if you’re new to the game & you haven’t had a chance to test the waters yet. The punchline is that you should eat what makes you feel your […]

Braised Tomato & Pumpkin Seed “Cheesy” Zoodles

Braised Tomato & Pumpkin Seed “Cheesy” Zoodles

Here’s a quick & yummy lunch idea that you can whip up in minutes & customize to your liking! Make it heartier by throwing in some tofu, tempeh, ground turkey or chicken or go more traditional & throw in some meatballs! Now that fall is […]

What My ED Was NEVER About, What It Was ALWAYS About & Why You Have The Power To Turn Your Life Around.

What My ED Was NEVER About, What It Was ALWAYS About & Why You Have The Power To Turn Your Life Around.

It was never about the food. It was always about control. Food was the vehicle I used to obtain control when I felt I lost my grip over every other aspect of my life. It was never about looking thin. Looking thin & skeletal was […]

Sautéed Garlicky Smoky Greens a.k.a. How To Save Your Greens & Enjoy Them Too!

Sautéed Garlicky Smoky Greens a.k.a. How To Save Your Greens & Enjoy Them Too!

Goin’ up on a Friday with these sautéed garlicky smoky greens! The 2 ways I like to preserve my greens when they’re reaching the end of their life is to either freeze them for smoothies or sauté them with some vinegars & spices! Today, I […]

Why Food Doesn’t Determine Your Success Or Failure.

Why Food Doesn’t Determine Your Success Or Failure.

When I was little, I associated success with convincing my parents to get me a new Barbie & failure with falling off my bike. As I grew up, success & failure became about academic accomplishments, aspirations & relationships. When I got sick, success & failure […]

Homestyle Date Sugar Cookies a.k.a. You Won’t Believe They’re Healthy-ISH!

Homestyle Date Sugar Cookies a.k.a. You Won’t Believe They’re Healthy-ISH!

Okay, so there’s no denying that these babies contain a bit more sugar than the usual KITK recipe but #YOLO! Plus, they’re sugar cookies… what do you expect? The best part about these babies is that at least the sugar is healthy: date sugar FTW! […]

Adaptogenic Iced (Or Warm) Matcha Latte a.k.a. My Go-To Study Drink!

Adaptogenic Iced (Or Warm) Matcha Latte a.k.a. My Go-To Study Drink!

Hi babes! Now that the school / work year is back in full force, I’m all about the brain food & study snacks! There’s nothing like an energizing, naturally sweet & mind-soothing iced matcha latte to power me through my study sessions & keep me […]

Sea Salt Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies a.k.a. But What Are Chips Ahoy Anyway?

Sea Salt Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies a.k.a. But What Are Chips Ahoy Anyway?

Oatmeal cookies have become a reg occurrence in our household, because COOKIES… but mostly because nothing makes me happier than the look on my sister’s face when she smells a fresh batch! These babies are similar to my oatmeal flax cookies but I changed up […]

5-Minute Creamy Quinoa Ashwagandha Breaky Bowl

5-Minute Creamy Quinoa Ashwagandha Breaky Bowl

Hi babes! <3  Here’s a fun way to change up your breaky game just in time for fall! There’s something about the change in season that makes me crave all the creamy, comforting & warm recipes & this one is all that & more! Super […]

Beauty Product Review: Algenist Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser

Beauty Product Review: Algenist Ultimate Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser

Hi lovies! This isn’t a recipe post, but it’s still a great one because trust me when I say you’ll want this cleanser in your life! Today, I bring you my review of the Algenist Anti-Aging Melting Cleanser: This is an oldie but a goodie! […]

Roasted Garlic & Cumin Veggies a.k.a. I’m A Sucker For These!!

Roasted Garlic & Cumin Veggies a.k.a. I’m A Sucker For These!!

I used to be a sucker for chocolate (who are we kidding? I still am.. #NOSHAME) but now I’m also a sucker for veggies (especially when they’re seasoned with cumin & garlic!). TO MAKE THESE BABIES: Preheat oven to 400F & line a baking sheet […]

Vegan “Cheesy” Rice Burgers a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat!

Vegan “Cheesy” Rice Burgers a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat!

What if I told you you could make a vegan burger that tastes almost like a real deal meat burger? I bet you wouldn’t believe me… well that’s where this recipe comes in! Easy, simple, minimal ingredients, nutritious, filling, satisfying & guaranteed to wow anyone […]

Why You Should Make Your Own Cereal Bowls (& They Taste Even Better!)

Why You Should Make Your Own Cereal Bowls (& They Taste Even Better!)

I’ve been loving making healthier cereal bowls, number one because it’s fun & they’re different every time & number two, because they’re also a lot healthier! Reality is, most cereals on the market aren’t all that good for us, irrespective of the slogans & eye […]

Crunchy Veggie, Zoodle & Quinoa Salad In A Lemon Turmeric Dressing

Crunchy Veggie, Zoodle & Quinoa Salad In A Lemon Turmeric Dressing

Hi babes! <3 The other day I spoke about how meal prep can be as easy as some simple veggie prep, having protein on hand & baking some healthy snacks & it’s so true! It’s only Tuesday & I feel like it’s Friday because it’s […]

Brain-Boosting Crunchy Almond Butter Chocolate Cups

Brain-Boosting Crunchy Almond Butter Chocolate Cups

OHMYGOODNESS… I was taken to chocolate heaven & back with these babies & you will be too! The ingredients are simple, minimal, clean & so nutritious, yet you’d NEVER know it! I loaded them with Brain Octane oil, a pure MCT oil, loaded with anti-inflammatory […]

Why Your Recovery Is Entirely Up To YOU – If You Want It, Go After It – Chase It!

Why Your Recovery Is Entirely Up To YOU – If You Want It, Go After It – Chase It!

The most difficult thing about ANY mental illness is that recovery is ENTIRELY up to YOU. It’s not like waking up one day & having an epiphany that you aren’t happy in a relationship & ending it in hopes to find someone better; it’s not […]

Avocado Kimchi Salad & All The Deets On How Many Times I Eat In A Day & Why!

Avocado Kimchi Salad & All The Deets On How Many Times I Eat In A Day & Why!

Here’s a yummy & nutritious lunch full of probiotics, healthy fats, plant-protein & good carbs, seasoned lightly with lemon, apple cider & a spice party because I’m ME! A common question I get is “how many times a day should I eat?” & truly, there […]

Why Your Busy Schedule Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Meal Prep

Why Your Busy Schedule Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Meal Prep

Many of us tend to use our busy schedule as an excuse for why we don’t have time to meal prep! Life can get pretty hectic. But add a sluggish-feeling body to the sometimes stressful mania of everyday life & you have a recipe for […]

4-Ingredient Cinnamon Glazed Carrots

4-Ingredient Cinnamon Glazed Carrots

In honour of the Jewish new year, I decided to sweeten my roasted carrots instead of spicing them up savoury & oh boy am I glad that I did! I used just 4 ingredients: prebiotic & low glycemic yacon syrup, anti-inflammatory Ceylon cinnamon, Himalayan pink […]

Gluten-Free Fluffy AF Honey Cake a.k.a. THAT FLUFF THOUGH!

Gluten-Free Fluffy AF Honey Cake a.k.a. THAT FLUFF THOUGH!

It’s only fitting that in honour of Rosh Hashanah, your girl made GLUTEN-FREE HONEY CAKE & ohmygod!!!!! It’s fluffy, delicious, sweet & savoury, refined sugar, egg, dairy & gluten free! You won’t feel like you’re missing out on ANYTHING… yes, that’s how good it is! And […]

Quinoa, Kale & Mushroom Tomato Stir Fry a.k.a. Easy Dinners FTW!

Quinoa, Kale & Mushroom Tomato Stir Fry a.k.a. Easy Dinners FTW!

Hi lovies! <3 This dinner is delicious, full of flavour & so nutritious, it hurts! Okay, not actually. But seriously, this is such an easy & simple meal to put together; you need just a few ingredients, a cooked grain of your choice, spice it […]

Let’s Get Personal: My Shower Care Routine a.k.a. Keepin’ It PG!

Let’s Get Personal: My Shower Care Routine a.k.a. Keepin’ It PG!

Let’s get personal (but keep it PG) with MY SHOWER ROUTINE! ATIVO SKINCARE SHAMPOO: Made with chamomile, aloe, shea butter, ginkgo & green tea, it repairs, nourishes, hydrates & strengthens hair & makes it shiny & soft! I also find my hair gets greasy less […]

Hazelnut Oatmeal Chocolate Espresso Poppers a.k.a. Your Energy-Boosting Answer Every Time!

Hazelnut Oatmeal Chocolate Espresso Poppers a.k.a. Your Energy-Boosting Answer Every Time!

Here’s a super easy way to get creative & make use of your leftover nut pulp! These bites are FULL & I mean, FULL of nutritious ingredients from healthy fats & anti-inflammatory nuts to seeds to fibre & protein-packed oats to natural sweetness from antioxidants-rich […]

Chunky Brain-Boosting Banana Pancakes a.k.a. Breaky, Brunch, Lunch & Dinner… Literally, They’re That GOOD!

Chunky Brain-Boosting Banana Pancakes a.k.a. Breaky, Brunch, Lunch & Dinner… Literally, They’re That GOOD!

If this isn’t a beautiful stack of CHUNKY BRAIN-BOOSTING BANANA PANCAKES 🥞🍌, then I don’t know what is!!!! This is the PERFECT (& I mean, perfect) weekend brunch guaranteed to put a smile on the faces of your entire family! They’re naturally sweetened with chunky […]

Chickpea Almond Flour Cookie Dough Muffins

Chickpea Almond Flour Cookie Dough Muffins

What to do when you have leftover chickpeas?! Make CHICKPEA ALMOND FLOUR COOKIE DOUGH MUFFINS! These aren’t just regular muffins. These are protein & fibre-packed deliciously crumbly on the outside & soft + chewy on the inside muffins! They’re mouthwatering. Seriously. And as if the […]

On A Health Journey? Consistency Is Key!

On A Health Journey? Consistency Is Key!

If I had to sum up my health journey in one word, it would be: consistency. Yes, you need motivation to start. Yes, you need discipline on days where your motivation isn’t as strong. Yes, you need commitment & dedication to realistic short-term goals. BUT, […]

Vegan Oatmeal Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies a.k.a. Love In Cookie Form!

Vegan Oatmeal Peanut Butter Crunch Cookies a.k.a. Love In Cookie Form!

The verdict is in… the sissy & my Cielo Studios fam approved of these VEGAN OATMEAL PEANUT BUTTER CRUNCH COOKIES & y’all should trust them because they’re basically my assistant taste testers for most of my recipes! They’re made with very simple ingredients you most probably […]

Roasted Dried Herb Veggies a.k.a. But How Am I Not A Veggie?

Roasted Dried Herb Veggies a.k.a. But How Am I Not A Veggie?

Hey babes! <3 It’s no secret that I have an obsession with roasted vegetables, so it’s ALSO no surprise that I just roasted a massive batch of them! As always, I kept the seasonings super simple; it’s all about the ROAST – my go-to formula […]

Blueberry Vanilla Pie Protein Shake a.k.a. Yes, It Tastes Like Pie!

Blueberry Vanilla Pie Protein Shake a.k.a. Yes, It Tastes Like Pie!

Yep, this smoothie tastes like blueberry pie, I swear! It’s full of greens, antioxidants, healthy fats, fibre, liver-cleansing, detoxifying & blood purifying supplements, energizing plant foods, avocado for healthy fats, Ceylon cinnamon to gift inflammation & naturally sweeten & pure vanilla bean powder for real […]

Why Your Core Is Your Body’s Powerhouse & The Benefits Of Having A Strong One!

Why Your Core Is Your Body’s Powerhouse & The Benefits Of Having A Strong One!

Would you hate me if I told you that an hour core workout is one of the best parts of my week? The muscles that make up the core are some of the toughest to train, but they’re also some of the most important. Contrary […]

Why You Have To Want Your Own Healing To Really Heal.

Why You Have To Want Your Own Healing To Really Heal.

Do you ever look back on your life, at a specific event that hurt you or that left a mark on you or do you ever just look at your life in general & think to yourself “WOW, how did I get through that?!”. This […]

Kimchi, Avocado & Chickpea Salad a.k.a. That Good For Your Gut (& Everything Else) Salad!

Kimchi, Avocado & Chickpea Salad a.k.a. That Good For Your Gut (& Everything Else) Salad!

I’m sure most of you are familiar with kimchi because it’s delish & if you’ve been to a Korean restaurant, you’ve probably had it! It’s not only the first thing they serve you at a Korean restaurant; in fact, it actually has TONS of health […]

Change The Way You Eat To Change The Way You Feel.

Change The Way You Eat To Change The Way You Feel.

Change the way you eat & it’ll change the way you feel… physically, emotionally, socially, mentally. The power of food is incomparable to ANYTHING. It’s the simplest & one of the most accessible resources on the planet yet so many of us don’t realize the value it […]

Plum & Chaga Vanilla Overnight Oats

Plum & Chaga Vanilla Overnight Oats

Hi babes! <3 Here’s YET ANOTHER BREAKY GOALS! Chaga is a medicinal mushroom & adaptogen with many health benefits ranging from boosting endurance/stamina/energy, helping regulate mood, fighting adrenal fatigue, changing the body’s hormonal response to stress & anxiety, boosting immunity, fighting off disease-threatening free radicals […]

Sautéed Spinach & Kale a.k.a. Don’t Throw Your Greens, Make This!

Sautéed Spinach & Kale a.k.a. Don’t Throw Your Greens, Make This!

Here’s a great way to save your greens when they’re nearing the end of their life span  (you can also freeze them for smoothies or stir-fry but I personally die over the flavour & texture of crispy sautéed greens so I definitely suggest you try this […]

My Back To School Tips To Stay On Track

My Back To School Tips To Stay On Track

The end of labour day weekend means back to school & work  for many of us & that means that inevitably, priorities shift (especially during exam period or crunch time / busy season at work) & it’s harder to commit to healthy eating & habits. […]

Intuitive Eating 101

Intuitive Eating 101

Let’s talk INTUITIVE EATING! Before I was able to practice it, I felt so much pressure because it was so hard for me to grasp & understand what it actually meant. Before I get into it, I just want to put it out there that […]

Healthier Low-Sugar Fruit Salad With Fresh Cilantro

Healthier Low-Sugar Fruit Salad With Fresh Cilantro

Nothing like a fresh fruit salad on a really humid day! Most fruit salads are sweetened with added sugars + syrups, pectin, artificial sweeteners or a combo of unhealthy sweeteners… this one is NOT! I sweetened it with just a bit of yacon syrup + […]

Vegan Vanilla Protein French Toast a.k.a. Your EVERY DAY Orgasmic Breakfast, Seriously.

Vegan Vanilla Protein French Toast a.k.a. Your EVERY DAY Orgasmic Breakfast, Seriously.

HAPPY LABOUR DAY WEEKEND BABES!  Nothing like waking up to a plate of breakfast THIS gorgeous + delicious. Okay fine, I didn’t wake up to it, but it’s so simple + easy to make, you’d think I did! You need just a few simple ingredients […]

Quinoa, Pear, Kale & Avocado Salad In A Pesto + Lemon Dressing

Quinoa, Pear, Kale & Avocado Salad In A Pesto + Lemon Dressing

The other night, I was feeling something light + fresh tonight for dinner so I whipped up this delicious creamy quinoa salad in minutes thanks to my BFF meal prep . It’s everything you want in a salad & more! Seriously. KITK TIP: If you’re […]

Balsamic Honey Dijon Chicken Strips a.k.a. My Fam Is Pretty Lucky, Right?

Balsamic Honey Dijon Chicken Strips a.k.a. My Fam Is Pretty Lucky, Right?

Chicken strips are like the ultimate all-time meal prep staple & when the chicken strips are marinated like this, they become more than a staple… a classic delicacy! Seriously! I have to say, my fam is pretty lucky & I don’t mean to brag but […]

Close Your Eyes, She Said; It Will Help, She Said & Why Our Eyes Deceive Us Just As Much As They Guide Us.

Close Your Eyes, She Said; It Will Help, She Said & Why Our Eyes Deceive Us Just As Much As They Guide Us.

Do you ever wish you could just close your eyes & make everything going on around you stop? Make it go away & disappear forever? This happens to me ALL THE TIME. Life gets SO overwhelming with all the tasks, to-do lists, obstacles + responsibilities […]

Psyllium Husk Vanilla Steel Cut Oats a.k.a. A Fibre-Packed Complete Breaky!

Psyllium Husk Vanilla Steel Cut Oats a.k.a. A Fibre-Packed Complete Breaky!

If you’re looking for a way to up your fibre game but you’re not sure how to start, here’s a perfect breaky idea: PSYLLIUM HUSK VANILLA STEEL CUT OATS! Psyllium husks are an all-natural plant-derived soluble fibre that bulks up when it comes in contact […]

Taco-Spiced Sautéed Veggies FTW ft. Fody Foods

Taco-Spiced Sautéed Veggies FTW ft. Fody Foods

Serious question: what’s better than an overflowing bowl of freshly sautéed taco-spiced veggies?! RIGHT???? They legit taste like tacos. Not even kidding! I used Fody Foods taco spice blend, made with only clean ingredients, garlic + onion free (so it’s great for those who deal with […]

A Recap Of My Fave Recipes / Meal Ideas

A Recap Of My Fave Recipes / Meal Ideas

As promised, here’s a recap of my fave recipes + meal ideas, all of which you can find tons of inspiration for on the blog! After living with anorexia for 2 years of my life (which seemed like an eternity), severely depriving myself of EVERYTHING […]

Almond Pulp, Flax, Chia & Sesame Crackers

Almond Pulp, Flax, Chia & Sesame Crackers

What’s a girl to do with leftover almond pulp?! MAKE SEEDY CRACKERS, thank you very much. These crackers are so easy + simple to make, rich in fibre + protein, full of nutrient-dense seeds + avocado oil rich in healthy anti-inflammatory fats that protect the […]

Mind Blown By The Plant Proof Podcast: Building A Healthy Gut & Why Our Gut Is SO Much More Important Than We Think!

Mind Blown By The Plant Proof Podcast: Building A Healthy Gut & Why Our Gut Is SO Much More Important Than We Think!

Yesterday, I listened to the Plant Proof Podcast all about building a healthy gut with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, a gastrointestinal specialist & I was MIND-BLOWN by some of the facts I learned. I thought I knew a lot about gut health but this was so […]

Let’s Talk Food Guilt!

Let’s Talk Food Guilt!

Let’s talk FOOD GUILT We all deal with it & it sucks! I’ve been on both ends of the spectrum: extreme bouts of deprivation & starvation in the lows of my anorexia & devouring tons of food in short time periods without even realizing & […]

Warm Zucchini, Lentil & Beet Salad a.k.a. One For The Books!!

Warm Zucchini, Lentil & Beet Salad a.k.a. One For The Books!!

This one’s going down in the books guys!!! Lightly sautéing the kale + beets in avocado oil makes all the difference, trust me! The kale gets nice + crispy & the beets perfectly charred! This is a perfect lunch or dinner recipe after a long […]

Spinach Strawberry Superfood Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. Greens, Please!

Spinach Strawberry Superfood Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. Greens, Please!

Got home from a double workout the other day, first, a full body P90X workout with a monstrous cardio block + then, a killer booty + lower body burn so this smoothie was V-NECESSARY! I loaded it up with vitamin C + antioxidants to fight all […]

Plant-Based Update: My Skin Journey a.k.a. You Are What You Eat!

Plant-Based Update: My Skin Journey a.k.a. You Are What You Eat!

The daily habits we commit to long-term make the biggest difference! I started my journey towards a plant-based lifestyle in February & I’ve been tracking the changes in my skin ever since. If you want to know more about why I started a journey towards […]

Dijon Oregano Roasted Carrots a.k.a. Carrot Fries, You?

Dijon Oregano Roasted Carrots a.k.a. Carrot Fries, You?

Hi lovies! <3 Veggies don’t have to be boring! It’s all about how you season *+ spice them! These carrots are crispy, crunchy, full of flavour + so nutritious! YOU NEED: 1 2lb. bag carrots, peeled + sliced thin 1/4 cup coconut vinegar 1/4 cup […]

Vegan + Grain-Free Eggplant Parmesan a.k.a. WOW. Speechless.

Vegan + Grain-Free Eggplant Parmesan a.k.a. WOW. Speechless.

VEGAN EGGPLANT PARMESAN… ohmygoodness! Yes, you read right… this is my take on traditional Italian eggplant Parmesan! Next time anyone tries to rain on your healthy eating parade, SHOW. THEM. THIS. This recipe is proof that eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring, complicated or make […]

Maqui Berry Superfood Almond Flour Bliss Bites

Maqui Berry Superfood Almond Flour Bliss Bites

Are these not the prettiest energy bites you’ve ever seen?! Same! They’re full of nutritious ingredients, vitamin C, fibre, antioxidants, healthy energizing fats like coconut butter + almond flour + lightly sweetened naturally with pure organic maple syrup + vanilla. To add a little crunch, […]

Buckwheat Crisp Breads & Everything You Need To Know About Alfalfa Sprouts & Ceylon Cinnamon

Buckwheat Crisp Breads & Everything You Need To Know About Alfalfa Sprouts & Ceylon Cinnamon

Sometimes for breaky, I want toast but other days, I want my fave gluten-free buckwheat crispbread! I buy the ones by Pain Des Fleurs (You can find them at most grocery stores in the organic section + all health food stores). They’re made with just […]

Garlicky Turmeric Roasted Veggies

Garlicky Turmeric Roasted Veggies

Yesterday’s grocery haul means that today’s a roasted veggie party… but really, when is it it not? If you don’t know, now you know, but I could literally make a living off of roasting veggies. I spiced this batch up with turmeric, garlic powder, cumin […]

Creamy Tomato Avocado Chickpea Pasta & Why You Need To Eat What You Love!

Creamy Tomato Avocado Chickpea Pasta & Why You Need To Eat What You Love!

Here’s a quick + easy dinner idea for when you just don’t have the time but still want to stay on track! Banza chickpea pasta is super high in fibre + protein (a lot higher than regular pasta) + very rich in vitamins + minerals! […]

Everything You Need To Know About Steel Cut Oats & How I Use Them

Everything You Need To Know About Steel Cut Oats & How I Use Them

Steel cut oats are a meal prep staple for me; they make breakfasts SO EASY + QUICK, they’re yummy, FULL of antioxidants, fibre, protein, good carbs + vitamins/minerals. WHICH OATS I USE? I use the Only Oats by Avena Foods rolled + steel cut oats […]

Hey Anxiety, You Didn’t Conquer The World Today & It’s OKAY.

Hey Anxiety, You Didn’t Conquer The World Today & It’s OKAY.

The other day, I listened to a Saje Wellness Well Now podcast about anxiety & I’ve been repeating a quote I heard in non stop: “You didn’t conquer the world today. It’s okay.” One of the worst symptoms of my anxiety is restlessness. Fighting with […]

Vegan “Cheesy” Cucumber Balsamic Gazpacho a.k.a. Cold Soup Is A Thing & It’s DELISH!

Vegan “Cheesy” Cucumber Balsamic Gazpacho a.k.a. Cold Soup Is A Thing & It’s DELISH!

Guys, I have no words for this flavourful, delicious, rich, fresh, nutritious, simple, easy, creamy, CHEESY, light + satisfying soup except OHMAHGAWD! Since it’s a cold soup, you don’t have any cooking to do; just add the ingredients to your blender, blend + add your […]

Baked Sweet Potato Chips “Cheesy” DORITOS Style a.k.a. An Addiction You Can Feel Great About!

Baked Sweet Potato Chips “Cheesy” DORITOS Style a.k.a. An Addiction You Can Feel Great About!

What if I told you it was possible to make HOMEMADE CHIPS that EVERYONE will love, NOT TO MENTION THAT TASTE LIKE CHEESY-WEEZY DORITO!!! Well guess what? IT IS! These sweet potato chips are crispy, crunchy, delicious, cheesy, healthy + you’ve been warned… so addictive!!!! […]

Why Health is Like Money & How The Power Of Food Is Twofold

Why Health is Like Money & How The Power Of Food Is Twofold

“Health is like money. We never know the true value of it until we lose it”. It’s never too soon or too late to start working on being your healthiest YOU. Your body is your safe place. One of the best ways to treat it […]

Chocolate Avocado Protein Milkshake & How To Use Ripe Avocados To Make Smoothie Cubes

Chocolate Avocado Protein Milkshake & How To Use Ripe Avocados To Make Smoothie Cubes

Hi babes! <3 I’m calling this a milkshake, not a smoothie, because of the rich, thick + creamy texture that almost reminds me of chocolate mousse! It’s so delicious, full of nutrients, satisfying, energizing + low in sugar! I used avocado smoothie cubes as my main […]

Fats & Food Labels-101

Fats & Food Labels-101

LET’S TALK FAT! Fat is 1 of 3 macronutrients that provide the body with energy, but the question is: WHAT FOODS are you getting that energy from + what beneficial and/or detrimental effects do they have on the body? It’s not so much about just […]

My Morning Routine & Why I Can’t Live Without It (& Links To Tons Of Other Posts That Can Help You!!)

My Morning Routine & Why I Can’t Live Without It (& Links To Tons Of Other Posts That Can Help You!!)

I seriously don’t know what I’d do without my morning routine! I FEEL YOU, getting out of bed at the crack of dawn or having to wake up to the sound of an alarm ringing at an hour during which you’d prefer halfway to your […]

Low-FODMAP Tomato Basil “Taco”-Spiced Pasta With Sautéed Spinach & Tomatoes a.k.a. You Need To Try FODY Foods!

Low-FODMAP Tomato Basil “Taco”-Spiced Pasta With Sautéed Spinach & Tomatoes a.k.a. You Need To Try FODY Foods!

Hi babes! <3 I’m so excited to share this recipe + these amazing products with you guys! I don’t have IBS but I’m all about gut health. I also know many of you deal with IBS & I absolutely love helping whenever I can! FODY […]

What’s In My Spice Drawer?

What’s In My Spice Drawer?

I bet you’re wondering… with all the spices I add to my recipes, what on earth does my spice drawer look like? RIGHT?! Well guess what, it’s your lucky day baby BECAUSE I’M ABOUT TO REVEAL IT STAT! Most of the spices I use are […]

Healthier Mayo-Free Shredded Chicken Salad a.k.a. The Best & SIMPLEST Back-To-School Lunch For Your Kiddies!

Healthier Mayo-Free Shredded Chicken Salad a.k.a. The Best & SIMPLEST Back-To-School Lunch For Your Kiddies!

Traditional chicken salad is MAYO CITY. This one on the other hand… NO MAYO AT ALL (let alone a city), but it’s still so delish! The secret is to combine Dijon mustard with hummus to create a flavour profile + texture similar to that of […]

Sugar-Free Fig & Berry Jam a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It Isn’t Store-Bought!

Sugar-Free Fig & Berry Jam a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It Isn’t Store-Bought!

I think you guys know I’m a sucker for homemade jam. Not only is it a great way to use up ripe fruit but it’s also so easy to make + so much healthier than store-bought! You really only need a few ingredients: fruits, lemon, […]

Sprouted Bread-101 & Why It’s My Bread Of Choice!

Sprouted Bread-101 & Why It’s My Bread Of Choice!

Two years ago, I switched from regular to sprouted bread & in my opinion, this swap is a perfect example of how I thought I felt good until I made a change and felt better. BTW, before I get into the benefits of sprouted bread […]

Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Matcha Bars a.k.a. An Energy Bar To Boo(s)t, No Pun Intended!

Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Matcha Bars a.k.a. An Energy Bar To Boo(s)t, No Pun Intended!

Hi babes! <3 Ok take it from me… Sometimes, a recipe comes out even better when it’s unplanned! This batter was actually supposed to be for some raw energy balls but when I saw how perfect the texture was, I knew I had to throw […]

Mixed Green Nutty Avocado Pesto a.k.a. Creamy AF & No Cheese Necessary!

Mixed Green Nutty Avocado Pesto a.k.a. Creamy AF & No Cheese Necessary!

Nothing like homemade pesto, especially when it looks like THIS. It’s creamy, dairy-free (but super “cheesy”), zesty, a little citrusy, rich in healthy fats, garlicky, nutritious, full of chlorophyll + antioxidants, so simple, easy + versatile! You can switch up the ingredients to suit your […]

What Does Strength Mean To You? & Why Physical Strength Isn’t All That Matters

What Does Strength Mean To You? & Why Physical Strength Isn’t All That Matters

There’s nothing like feeling STRONG. Mentally, physically, emotionally. There’s nothing like that feeling that you can accomplish anything. And guess what? YOU CAN. People, experiences, challenges & life in general will try to tell you otherwise. Time & time again. And it’s up to you […]

Grain-Free & Vegan Cassava Flour Pizza a.k.a. THE MOST PERFECT HEALTHIER PIZZA EVER!

Grain-Free & Vegan Cassava Flour Pizza a.k.a. THE MOST PERFECT HEALTHIER PIZZA EVER!

I don’t think I’ve EVER been this excited about pizza. I’ve tried every single healthier pizza crust: almond, coconut, oat, chickpea flour, zucchini + cauliflower crust & they were all delish, but NONE of them came out as perfect as this made with Otto’s Cassava […]

Healthy Vanilla Lemon Mango Sorbet

Healthy Vanilla Lemon Mango Sorbet

If I told you that you could make THIS sorbet with just 3 INGREDIENTS, how much would you love me?! A lot, right? This sorbet sounds too good to be true but it’s real life, I swear! No coconut milk, whipping cream, nut butter, dairy […]

Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Goals a.k.a. Yes, Banana Bread Can Be Grain-Free & Delicious!

Almond Flour Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Goals a.k.a. Yes, Banana Bread Can Be Grain-Free & Delicious!

My sis was having major PMS cravings today & she requested banana bread. Lord knows when she requests banana bread + she’s PMSing, I better respond with BANANA BREAD, or else… I revamped my 6-ingredient banana bread (recipe here) just a bit but still kept […]

Easy-Peasy Cheesy Sautéed Mushrooms

Easy-Peasy Cheesy Sautéed Mushrooms

Hi babes! <3 I’ve done this with Brussels sprouts & it was SO DELICIOUS, I had to recreate it with mushrooms! Here’s the link to the Brussels sprouts recipe: “Cheese-Fries” Dupes a.k.a. Vegan Creamy & Cheesy Brussels Sprouts & Mushrooms I’m not even joking… these mushrooms […]

Celery, Mint & Cilantro Blender Soup

Celery, Mint & Cilantro Blender Soup

If this isn’t #lunchgoals, I don’t know what is! Here’s a simple soup recipe that requires just a few ingredients, one skillet + your blender… what more can you ask for?! It’s full of detoxifying chlorophyll-rich herbs + vitamin A, K, C + fibre-rich celery! I topped […]

Stepping Out Of Comfort Zones

Stepping Out Of Comfort Zones

FRIDAY MOTIVATION: FIGURE OUT WHAT MAKES YOU UNCOMFORTABLE & THEN DO IT! I was comfortable in a marriage that also made me unhappy. I was comfortable in a profession that I no longer found passion or excitement in. I was comfortable with my eating disorder […]

Soft + Chewy Chocolate Chunk Avocado Cookies

Soft + Chewy Chocolate Chunk Avocado Cookies

I really like avocado toast, but I REALLY REALLY LOVE avocado chocolate cookies! These babes are EVERYTHING you want in a cookie + more: scrumptiously chocolatey + chewy bursting with rich indulgent flavour satisfying healthy naturally sweet vegan, gluten, grain, oil + soy free full […]

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad #GOALS

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad #GOALS

This salad is 100. You’d never ever believe it wasn’t a real deal Caesar, dairy included. The dressing is made with just REAL ingredients, no oil or mayo yet it’s creamy, rich, delicious + bursting with nutty garlicky + cheesy flavour! I threw in 1/4 […]

Cashew Butter Banana Bread Overnight Oats

Cashew Butter Banana Bread Overnight Oats

If you’ve never added mashed banana to your overnight oats, you haven’t lived. K, maybe I’m exaggerating. But seriously, it makes the oats so creamy + thick, not to mention it adds even more fibre, potassium + antioxidants! Here’s a really easy breakfast idea you […]

Homemade Sugar-Free Ketchup That Doubles As Marinara #WINNING

Homemade Sugar-Free Ketchup That Doubles As Marinara #WINNING

Most store-bought ketchup, pasta + pizza sauce contains tons of table salt (super high in sodium), added refined sugars, fillers, preservatives, syrups, additives, food colouring + gums! And if you LOVE ketchup & you’re eating it daily, it can really add up! That’s why you make […]

How Re-Organizing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Relationship With Food & How I Did It

How Re-Organizing Your Thoughts Can Change Your Relationship With Food & How I Did It

How crazy is it that we have the ability to re-wire, repair, reorganize, rationalize + re-ground our thoughts? I used to get so frustrated + mad at myself if I craved fats. I would tell myself all kinds of lies about how eating two almonds […]

Healthier Homemade Vanilla Iced Coffee & How To Make Coffee Ice Cubes

Healthier Homemade Vanilla Iced Coffee & How To Make Coffee Ice Cubes

Ever think of making coffee ice cubes to prevent your iced coffees from getting diluted with water?! Or to throw into coffee chocolate or banana smoothies or milkshakes? Now that I’ve got you thinking, let’s talk about how this iced coffee is #GOALS, not only because […]

Minty Roasted Eggplant, Asparagus & Onion a.k.a. These Veggies Are MINT!

Minty Roasted Eggplant, Asparagus & Onion a.k.a. These Veggies Are MINT!

Let’s talk about how as a Moroccan Jew, I basically grew up with mint; if you know, you know… nana tea at meme’s house with every possible gluten + refined sugar-laden homemade dessert every Sunday from 2pm until midnight! All this to say, cooking with mint always […]

Why Recovery Made Me Grateful For One Of Life’s Simplest Things: Freedom Of Movement

Why Recovery Made Me Grateful For One Of Life’s Simplest Things: Freedom Of Movement

One of the most beautiful things about recovery is my freedom of movement. Freedom of movement is a gift we’re all blessed with at birth, but one that can be taken away from us in as little as a split second. For me, it took a […]

Chocolate & Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding a.k.a. Chocolate For Breaky!

Chocolate & Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding a.k.a. Chocolate For Breaky!

Hey babes! <3 I made this large batch chocolate protein chia pudding last night & OhMyGoodness is it ever BOMB! It literally tastes like heaven. I honestly have no other words to describe it but that! It’s thick, rich, creamy, full of fibre, protein + antioxidants, […]

Mint, Lentil, Roasted Almond & Avocado Salad In A Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Mint, Lentil, Roasted Almond & Avocado Salad In A Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Guilty as charged for not eating enough the other day & let me tell you, I felt it! It happens to us all because guess what? We’re human! Anyway, I got home after a really long day & felt super hungry so I whipped up […]

My Tips To Make The Transition To a Dairy-Free Lifestyle Easier

My Tips To Make The Transition To a Dairy-Free Lifestyle Easier

Wanna know how a Greek yogurt lover successfully cuts dairy? Try making your own cashew / almond cream! Here are the links to the recipes: Homemade Almond Cream a.k.a. A Dream, Seriously (& A Kite Hill Dupe FOSHO!) Vegan Creamy Cashew Cream a.k.a. I Can’t […]

Cheesy Black Bean Mushroom & Cilantro Penne

Cheesy Black Bean Mushroom & Cilantro Penne

After a long day & a killer workout, this warm + creamy bowl of pasta is right where it belongs: IN MY LAP #realtalk. This is what I call a lazy dinner, but definitely not one that skimps on health! I used Tolerant Foods black […]

The Deets About My Daily Probiotic Shot

The Deets About My Daily Probiotic Shot

A probiotic shot a day keeps the gut health issues at bay (for me, anyway!). Keep in mind that what I share is what works for me & may or may not work for you! Trial + error is key. I get so many questions […]

Dijon & Parsley Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Dijon & Parsley Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I mean… TALK ABOUT A PERFECT ROAST! Right? Brussels sprouts aren’t only delicious but also SO nutritious! They’re probably one of my fave veggies to roast! What’s so good about them aside from their deliciousness? high fibre so they’re filling + help maintain healthy blood […]

Hummus & Avocado Sandwich a.k.a. Another Day, Another Lunch Goals!

Hummus & Avocado Sandwich a.k.a. Another Day, Another Lunch Goals!

If you love avo, you’ll love this. If you love hummus, you’ll love this. If you love food (like I do… clearly), you’ll love this! It’s a creamy, delicious, protein + healthy fat rich combo with just the right amount of crunch + nutty cheesy […]

Spinach, Lentil & Avocado Buddha Bowl a.k.a. 32g of Plant-Protein Baby!

Spinach, Lentil & Avocado Buddha Bowl a.k.a. 32g of Plant-Protein Baby!

Here’s a quick, simple, hella protein-packed plant-based dinnah! I did the math (& let me tell you, math isn’t my forte so you might wanna cross-check) + I have 3 WORDS: POWER OF PLANTS!!! 1/3 cup cooked lentils: 16g 1/4 avocado: 1.2g 5 raw almonds: […]

KITK’s August Faves: Beauty & Skincare

KITK’s August Faves: Beauty & Skincare

Hey lovies! <3  Coming atchu with my August faves & of course, we’ve got none other than beauty + skincare products! NON-GENDER SPECIFIC EVERYTHING SERUM The name says it all! This serum targets the top 7 skin concerns of both men + women & it […]

Motivational Thoughts To Start Your Week Off Right a.k.a. Getting Up On The Right Side Of The Bed (& With The Right Mindset!)

Motivational Thoughts To Start Your Week Off Right a.k.a. Getting Up On The Right Side Of The Bed (& With The Right Mindset!)

I’m a firm believer that  the way you start your week has the ability to set the tone for the way the rest of it will go, so START IT OFF RIGHT! Adopt a positive mindset! A fresh perspective Show your body & mind a […]

Orange Sesame Ginger Chicken Legs a.k.a. Triple #FlavourGoals: Citrusy Savoury + Sweet!

Orange Sesame Ginger Chicken Legs a.k.a. Triple #FlavourGoals: Citrusy Savoury + Sweet!

This ORANGE SESAME GINGER CHICKEN is guaranteed to be LOVED by all! I’m so excited to share the recipe with you babes! The combination of flavours is simple, yet you’d never know it… I mean, just the smell had me OMFG. Let me tempt you a bit: fresh […]

Grain-Free Almond Raisin & Honey Energy Balls

Grain-Free Almond Raisin & Honey Energy Balls

When you have leftover almond pulp, use it. Otherwise, use almond flour. I had tons of leftover nut pulp from making almond/cashew cream so I got to thinking… ENERGY BALLS! Here’s a super simple + easy recipe you can whip up in minutes so that […]

Our #FridgeGoals & How I Incorporate More Fat & Protein To My Plant-Based Lifestyle

Our #FridgeGoals & How I Incorporate More Fat & Protein To My Plant-Based Lifestyle

This is what the fridge of a 50/50 plant-based & not plant-based family looks like! Lots of fresh produce, free-run eggs, meal prep to stay on track for the week + essentials (bee pollen, probiotic shots, coconut water, Dijon mustard, salsa, hummus, pickles, dark chocolate, […]

Cutting Refined Sugar 101 & My Tips + Tricks To Make It Easier!

Cutting Refined Sugar 101 & My Tips + Tricks To Make It Easier!

Whenever I tell anyone that I’m on a health journey, their reflex is almost always: “oh you cut sugar?”. TBH, it’s refreshing to see we’re becoming more aware, as a society, of sugar’s effect on the body. BUT, my answer is still no. I didn’t […]

Lemon & Herb Roasted Peppers, Onions, Zucchini & Tomatoes Ft. Fody Foods Lemon Herb Spice Blend

Lemon & Herb Roasted Peppers, Onions, Zucchini & Tomatoes Ft. Fody Foods Lemon Herb Spice Blend

Hi lovies! <3 I tried Fody Foods lemon herb spice blend & omg! It’s so full of flavour that it’s a one stop shop! You don’t need tons of fancy spices or seasonings to take your veggies from 0 to 100! You don’t even need […]

Chunky AF Date & Almond Flour Oatmeal Cookies a.k.a. This Is THE WAY A Cookie Should Crumble, Always.

Chunky AF Date & Almond Flour Oatmeal Cookies a.k.a. This Is THE WAY A Cookie Should Crumble, Always.

I don’t know about you guys but I never say nah to an oatmeal cookie. I mean… OATMEAL. These babies are no exception!! Instead of doing a traditional chocolate chip cookie, I threw in chunks of dates to naturally sweeten these babes with a delicious chewy […]

Kiwi Vanilla Protein Overnight Oats & Why You Might Have Trouble Digesting Oats

Kiwi Vanilla Protein Overnight Oats & Why You Might Have Trouble Digesting Oats

Let’s describe this breakfast in a few words: Creamy. Thick. Rich. Filling. Satisfying. Full of antioxidants, fibre, protein + energizing amino acids + good carbs! Naturally sweet + delicious. A breaky for champs! PSA: Do you have trouble digesting oats? If yes, it could be […]

Roasted Maple Balsamic Sweet Potato Fries a.k.a. #FriesOverGuys!

Roasted Maple Balsamic Sweet Potato Fries a.k.a. #FriesOverGuys!

I know a good sweet potato fry when I see one & this is ONE. I don’t know about you but I’m legit salivating. For me, a legit sweet potato fry needs to be roasted to perfection, skin on, slightly burnt + crispy on the […]

One-Skillet Healthier Caramelized Balsamic Mushrooms

One-Skillet Healthier Caramelized Balsamic Mushrooms

Most caramelized mushroom recipes are made with refined brown sugar & butter. This one isn’t – with just balsamic + yacon syrup! But it’s just as delicious!!!! The trick is to cook the mushrooms over high heat until all the liquid is absorbed & they’re […]

Romaine, Almond, Cranberry & Avocado Salad In A Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Romaine, Almond, Cranberry & Avocado Salad In A Lemon Balsamic Vinaigrette

PSA: That whole romaine lettuce saga is over or y’all can be sure I wouldn’t have loaded this salad with it! Nonetheless, washing produce is SO important. Whether it’s organic or not & whether there are warnings or recalls, reality is produce is full of […]

Self-Inflicted Guilt: Where It Comes From, How I Work Through It & Why My Mind Believes Everything I Tell It

Self-Inflicted Guilt: Where It Comes From, How I Work Through It & Why My Mind Believes Everything I Tell It

Raise your hand if you ever experience SELF-INFLICTED GUILT. I’ve been there & I know it’s NOT fun. Guilt is such a powerful emotion & takes such a toll on the mind + body. We feel guilty about not meeting deadlines, not accomplishing our goals […]

Zoodle, Quinoa Salad In A Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Zoodle, Quinoa Salad In A Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

What a pleasure to come home post-workout to an almost ready to eat dinner that looks this yummy!!!! It’s crispy, crunchy, delicious, bursting with flavour, easy + simple to make, of vitamins, minerals + antioxidants & the dressing is just the right amount of fresh […]

Chickpea Flour Seedy Gluten & Egg-Free Homemade Bread a.k.a. NOT Your Traditional Gluten-Free Bread (Read: Cardboard)

Chickpea Flour Seedy Gluten & Egg-Free Homemade Bread a.k.a. NOT Your Traditional Gluten-Free Bread (Read: Cardboard)

Let’s be honest, traditional gluten-free bread isn’t that great, especially when it comes to texture. This one, on the other hand, is FIRE & it’s also not cardboard… because let’s be real, traditional gluten-free bread is cardboard. I feel like so many people are skeptical […]

PRE-biotics 101 a.k.a. The Fuel For Your Healthy Gut Bacteria

PRE-biotics 101 a.k.a. The Fuel For Your Healthy Gut Bacteria

We talk about probiotics all the time, but what about PREbiotics? PREbiotics are non-digestible fibre compounds that are fermented by beneficial bacteria already living in our gut & used as a source of fuel + nutrition to help enhance gut flora health. They play a […]

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 […]