Yep, it’s summer but sometimes, there’s still nothing better than a warm comforting bowl of plant-based deliciousness, #AmIRight? This stir-fry is ON FIRE & what makes it even better (if that’s even possible) is how simple it is to make! Lentils are one of my fave legumes […]
When was the last time you thought of the things you actually need as opposed to the things you want? The past few years, I’ve grown a lot as a person. I really learned to shift my perspective & to place more value on the […]
Hey lovies! <3 I don’t think I need to tell you guys that these veggies are anti-inflammatory because if you know, you know! I love seasoning my veggies with anti-inflammatory sauces & spices because I basically add them to everything + anything, which means I […]
5-Ingredient Hazelnut Butter “Nutella” Freezer Fudge a.k.a. Making Your Childhood Dreams Come True One Bite At A Time!
Hey lovies! <3 Typical fudge recipes are made with refined sugar, butter & other types of dairy. This one’s dairy-free, a little healthier & naturally sweetened with yacon syrup! The reason I’m calling this Nutella fudge is because Nutella is made from hazelnuts. The problem […]
Hey lovies! <3 As you guys may or may not already know, I’m currently seeing my therapist again on a weekly or bi-weekly basis just to make sure I keep everything on track & to help me cope with my anxiety. My anxiety has been […]
Hey lovies! <3 I don’t know why but I was craving a shredded salad today! Talk about weird cravings, right?! Anywho, y’all know I’m all about satisfying a craving, whether it be for greens or chocolate! So here’s today’s craving-inspired lunch, full of veggies, nuts, antioxidants, […]
Kidney Bean, Cilantro & Tigernut Salad In A Balsamic Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. You Have Been Warned: Bring Extras If You Don’t Want Your Co-Workers To Hate Ya!
Who’s with me: this colourful KIDNEY BEAN, CILANTRO & TIGERNUT SALAD screams summer, right?! What’s in it? Green & red onion Organic kidney beans Hemp hearts Raw whole tigernuts Fresh cilantro Daikon radish Golden delicious apple Balsamic apple cider & yacon syrup vinaigrette Did you […]
Hi lovies! <3 Yes, I switched over to a more plant-based diet but the rest of my fam hasn’t! This salad is a great way to use up some leftover chicken or a great meal to prep on a Sunday afternoon so you have lunch […]
Hey loves! <3 If you guys have been following along for a while now, you know that when I meal prep on Sundays, I always like to prepare a dip or spread for the week to use as a topping for bowls, spread for bread […]
Hey babes! <3 Just like a glass of lukewarm lemon water will do absolute wonders for your body first thing in the morning, SO WILL THIS! This GINGER TURMERIC TEA is probably one of the most anti-inflammatory things you can drink! Like our skin, our […]
High-Protein & Fibre Chickpea Pasta In A Vegan Rosé Sauce With Sautéed Mushrooms & Spinach a.k.a. When Your Pasta Is #GOALS.
Hi babes! <3 After a day full of meal prep yesterday, I was LAZY to say the least. But, one thing I know is that LAZY DINNERS don’t have to be boring or unhealthy! IMO, chickpea pasta is probably the closest thing to real deal gluten-FULL […]
Hi babes! <3 What if I told you that you could wake up to the creamiest & most delicious breakfast ready & waiting for you!? These oats take no more than 5 minutes to prepare, pack a heck of a nutritional punch, fibre, protein, antioxidants, […]
Hi babes! <3 The other day, I forgot to plan ahead & didn’t bring a snack with me to eat after spinning before therapy. Hey, it happens to the best of us! BUT ‘YO GIRL GOT HOME HANGRY! I made myself this fully loaded chocolate […]
WTH Is Plant-Based?: My Journey Towards Plant-Based-ISH Thus Far, The Benefits, What You Need To Know & Why My Fridge Is So Full Of Produce!
Hey lovies! <3 Whenever I get home from grocery shopping & I show you guys what I bought in a haul on my Instagram vlog (BTW, if you don’t follow me on Instagram, check out my account: @kellyinthekitch! I post daily segments about healthy, fitness, […]
Chocolate chip cookie craving satisfied! These babes nail it in both the texture & taste department! They’re so easy to make & you’d never believe me if I told you they contained absolutely no butter… YES, that’s how moist & chewy they are! But don’t […]
Chocolate Matcha Coconut “Fat Balls” a.k.a. The Epitome Of Healthy Fats In Decadent Chocolatey Deliciousness Form!
Hey lovies! <3 These balls are inspired by Lee From America’s concept of “fat balls”! I threw a bunch of my fave ingredients into my food processor this afternoon hoping to nail the taste & texture & OH BABY DID I EVER. I loaded them up […]
Hey lovies! <3 Here’s a great way to repurpose extra ripe fruit you have on hand. Homemade jam is so easy & simple to make & requires just a few ingredients. It’s a lot cleaner than store-bought alternatives that contain preservatives, additives, gums, added refined […]
Ok guys… if you didn’t know better, you’d think these GRAIN-FREE & VEGAN BROWN RICE PATTIES were a legit burger… I’m talking texture, taste & the whole nine yards, the whole shebang, the whole whatever you wanna call it! They’re full of meaty nutty flavour (oh […]
Hey babes! <3 Today’s batch of roasted veggies is loaded with all the dried herbs you can think of! I’m talking rosemary, oregano, parsley, thyme + fennel seeds! The trick to that outer crisp is to broil them for a few minutes once they’re roasted! […]
Hey lovies! <3 What if I told you that you could dose your brownies up with your favourite adaptogen powder & they’d become DELICIOUS BITES OF STRESS-RELIEF?! That’s exactly what I’m telling you! – These brownies are vegan, gluten-free, low-carb, refined sugar-free, chocolatey, indulgent, firm […]
Radicchio Lettuce Wraps Stuffed With Sea Salted Lupini Beans, Avo, Micro-Greens & Homemade Pesto a.k.a. Plant-Based Deliciousness, YAS!
Hey loves! <3 I’m having SO MUCH FUN experimenting with plant-based foods these days & I’m so excited to share all my quick & easy yummy recipes with you guys! This was last night’s post-workout refuel: RADICCHIO LETTUCE WRAPS STUFFED WITH SEA SALTED LUPINI BEANS […]
Blueberry & Wheatgrass Vegan Chocolate Protein Shake a.k.a. You Don’t Taste The Wheatgrass, I Swear!!
Hey lovies! <3 I’ve been trying to incorporate wheatgrass shots into my life slowly but surely! I don’t take them everyday but I do it at least 3-4x a week when I remember or when I feel I need a little antioxidant + vitamin C kick […]
I finally perfected my simple homemade granola bar recipe! It was supposed to have 3 or 4 ingredients, but I cheated a bit… PLEASE FORGIVE ME! Here are my 6-INGREDIENT NUTTY COCONUT DATE NO-BAKE GRANOLA BARS. What’s in them? Your choice of your fave nuts & […]
Kale, Avocado, Roasted Sweet Potato & Beet Salad In A Balsamic & Lemon Dressing a.k.a. Rainbow On My Plate & Partay In My Mouth!
Talk about a beautiful rainbow on my plate! Call me crazy but a salad that looks (& tastes) like this gets me SO excited. And Lord knows I was SO EXCITED to eat it after my workout last night! PRO TIPS: When you make kale salads, […]
Hey lovies! <3 This granola crumble actually happened by accident. One of you challenged me to make easy & healthy on-the-go granola bars & y’all know I love a good challenge! But, it turned out that these bars actually ended up baking in a way […]
These 4-INGREDIENT BANANA OATMEAL VANILLA PANCAKES made my morning!!!! They’re fluffy, airy, delicious, full of vanilla flavour, easy, simple, made with real food, nutritious, light, healthy, customizable, kid-friendly, vegan, gluten-free, comforting, refined sugar free & a great way to start your day with tons of […]
Fully-Loaded Mexican-Style Roasted Sweet Potato Boat a.k.a. I’ll Take A One-Way Ticket To Never-Getting-Off-This-Ship!
You guys… I have no words for this lunch besides OHMYGAWD. I’m so excited to share this recipe with you guys because it’s simple, easy, quick, wholesome, comforting, satisfying, full of flavour, plant-based & SO SO SO SO YUMMY! I had it for lunch but you […]
First of all, if you guys have never made my chewiest almond flour cookies ever, I’m not sure what you’re waiting for. GET IN THE KITCH. They’re delicious, healthy, simple & easy to make & they quickly become everybody’s favourite cookie, kids + adults alike! […]
Hey lovies! <3 My friend’s dad challenged me to re-create his fave breakfast: raisin bran muffins. Let me start off by telling you that the ingredients in his faves aren’t exactly the cleanest: soybean &/or canola oil, raisins coated in canola oil, brown sugar, xanthan […]
Sun-Dried Tomato & Basil Oatmeal Patties a.k.a. Making Savoury Oatmeal Patties A Thing Since 2018, You?
Hey lovies! <3 Here’s yet another plant-based veggie burger recipe to add to your repertoire! Think of it as a delicious plate of pasta or a tomato basil pizza in patty form! They’re deliciously crumbly & full of flavour, vegan, gluten, egg & refined sugar-free […]
Nothing like avocado toast to start my Monday off right! Do you need a quick & easy avocado toast spice blend (READ: LAZY AVOCADO TOAST BLEND)? I got you! Mash an avocado in a bowl & add lemon, sea salt, black pepper, cayenne, garlic powder […]
Hey babes! <3 I’m TOTS not kidding when I say that nothing makes me happier than a bowl of fresh out the oven roasted veggies! These babies are seasoned with apple cider vinegar, lemon, garlic & tons of cumin! They’re full of flavour, roasted to […]
Hey lovies! <3 I ain’t never met a pesto I didn’t like! Especially when it’s nut, dairy & oil free, not to mention a heck of a breeze to make! If you want to make it a little heartier, you can swap out the liquid […]
Vegan Almond Cream Turnip Fettuccine With Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Cream!!!!
Hey loves! <3 I put my homemade almond cream to the test for the first time with this recipe & OMG IS IT EVER A SUCCESS! You know how they say your first time always sucks? I beg to differ. Especially not when it looks […]
Almond Pulp Cranberry Hazelnut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. I’d Have You For Breaky, Lunch & Dinnah!
Hey lovies! <3 Omg… that’s seriously all I have to say about these crumbly, naturally sweetened, chocolatey, chunky, indulgent & super comforting (but still nutritious) cookies. It’s always a CHALLENGE ACCEPTED situation when it comes to repurposing my leftover almond pulp & these babies are […]
Sesame Ginger Garlic Roasted Teriyaki Chicken a.k.a. Your Staple Chinese Take-Out Order 2.0: MSG, Gluten & Refined Sugar-Free!
Hey loves! <3 I’m here today to present you with your favourite staple Chinese take-out order REDEFINED! This one is soon to become your NEW & IMPROVED FAVE. And get this… you won’t feel shitty after eating it because it’s made with just REAL WHOLESOME […]
4-Ingredient Flourless Chocolate Zucchini Muffins a.k.a. Veggie Muffins Are A Thing… Let Me Convince You!
Hey lovies! <3 Whoever said veggies aren’t a thing in muffins ain’t never met these babes. Oh & whoever said it wasn’t possible to create a muffin with JUST FOUR ingredients… WELLLLLL… here’s proof that anything is possible (P.S. vanilla & baking soda don’t count as […]
Hey lovies! <3 OKAY, I’M BEYOND EXCITED ABOUT THIS. LIKE EFFING BEYOND EXCITED. PARDON MY FRENCH! Last week, I made cashew cream (RECIPE HERE) & used it as a Greek yogurt substitute & I honestly didn’t think life could get any better. Until THIS happened. […]
Sea Buckthorn Berry Collagen & Greens Smoothie a.k.a. But Who Doesn’t Love An Anti-Inflammatory Drink That Looks THIS Pretty & Tastes THIS Delish?
Hey loves! <3 You guys know I’m a HUGE fan of sea buckthorn oil in skincare! Some of my faves are by Sibu Beauty & Living Libations You can imagine how excited I was when I found frozen sea buckthorn berries to add to smoothies! […]
Hey loves! <3 Now that summer’s rolling around, I thought it would be a great idea to share my everyday makeup routine with you guys! In the summer, I like to keep it minimal & use products that really help bring out my natural glow. […]
Hey loves! <3 Here’s a quick & easy lunch recipe that you can put together in minutes if you have a few essentials meal prepped in your fridge: spiralized zucchini, sautéed or roasted veggies & meatballs! You can feel free to get creative with this […]
10-Minute Creamy Collagen Chaga Oats a.k.a. Quick, Healthy & Easy… OH & CREAMY Is An Understatement.
Hey lovies! <3 Here’s an easy breakfast recipe ready in just ten minutes for those busy mornings or when you get home famished after a morning sweat! It’s creamy, delicious, plant-based friendly, full of protein, fibre & it’s gluten-free & super satisfying! You can customize […]
Following Kate Spade’s passing, this message about mental illness went viral & I feel it very important to share. “Until depression is seen as an ILLNESS & not a condition that can be “cured” by being brushed off with a “try to be happy” or […]
Hey loves! <3 Today, I knew I was going to a workout class around dinner time & that by the time I got home, I’d be starving! I had time on my hands this afternoon so I planned ahead! I got home from the gym, […]
Flourless & Vegan Flax & Chia Cheesy Seedy Crackers a.k.a. EVERYTHING & I Mean, EVERYTHING, You Want In A Cracker!
Guys, TRUST ME when I say that you want & NEED this recipe in your life. They’re bursting with flavour, crispy, crunchy, crumbly, perfect for spreading your fave pestos, cashew or cream cheese, salsa, guac, chopped egg, tahini, hummus… the list goes on! But get […]
Double Chocolate Sea Salt Collagen Hazelnut Flour Bites a.k.a. Nutella, In Healthy Energy Ball Form, Seriously!
Hey loves! Oh, where to begin with these little bites of deliciousness! Let me think… HMMM… maybe by the fact that they legit taste like Nutella. And I am not even kidding. The main event in these babies is Vital Proteins Chocolate Blackberry Collagen Peptides: […]
Spinach, Mango & Pistachio Salad With A Turmeric Lemon Dressing a.k.a. This Salad Is An Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouse & It’s BOMB, ‘Nuff Said!
Hey lovies! <3 Today’s lunch was this & it was BOMB. When summer rolls around, I love to add fruit to my salads! It adds a dose of natural sweetness, fibre, antioxidants & vitamin C & blends so well with savoury spices like turmeric & […]
Coconut & Almond Butter Maple Sea Salt 3-Ingredient Cookies a.k.a. YES, I Give You Permission To Overdose On These!
Hey loves! <3 You guys voted & I’m delivering! In an effort to show you guys that eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated or super time-consuming, every week, I’ll be making one 3-ingredient recipe & sharing it on my feed; sometimes, it’ll be savoury, […]
Hey loves! <3 Here’s a super quick, easy but nutritious breakfast idea for a rushed morning! I used Bob’s Red Mill gluten-free organic creamy buckwheat & cooked it with water, vanilla & a pinch of sea salt, topped it with some of my faves & […]
The other night, I whipped up this EVERYTHING IN MY FRIDGE SALAD after my workout. TBH, I was really lazy. Basically, what went down is me standing in front of my fridge, throwing a bunch of DELISH veggies into a bowl & smothering them in my […]
Hey babes! <3 This smoothie screams SUMMER!!! Not only is the colour to die for, but it’s also energizing, brain-boosting, refreshing, uplifting & calming, full of antioxidants & skin-glowing vitamins, delicious, frosty, creamy, silky & nutritious! If you don’t have matcha or prefer to swap […]
Hey loves! <3 Let’s talk pre-workout snacking. Fruit is one of my pre-workout snacks of choice! I generally like to have 1 whole fruit (I usually go for Asian pears, apples, bananas or nectarines) with about 1 tablespoon of raw creamy nut butter & a […]
It’s no surprise that I ran out of roasted veggies AGAIN! I go through them like underwear, all jokes aside. LOL! I’m seriously gonna become a roasted veggie at this point. I used Kozlik’s curry mustard & OHMAHGAWD. They are simple, easy, crispy, crunchy, roasted […]
This morning, as I decided to put on my bright pink leggings to set the tone for Ballet Barre class, I got to thinking. I can’t express how much I LOVE this new workout & how well it complements the rest of my routine! No matter […]
In case you are wondering, this is #TOASTGOALS. The mushrooms are the STAR of the show. They’re caramelized to perfection with no added sugar & bursting with flavour! I topped the toast with one of my fave roasted garlic salsas by Banditos Organics, hemp seeds, nutritional […]
If you’re a fellow Cielo go-er, then you know that I’m legit the bag lady when it comes to my gym bag. You can bet your life on it that if you’re missing something, I most probably have it. So what on earth is in […]
Hey babes! <3 You know when you just gonna want something chocolatey & sweet but you don’t feel like baking up a storm? These cookies are the solution! With just 3 ingredients & a touch of vanilla, they’re ready in under 20 minutes! They’re soft, […]
STACKS ON DECK… Seriously guys, the only word I have for this VEGAN GREEN LENTIL “CHEESY” VEGGIE LASAGNA is LEGENDARY. It’s cheesy, chunky, comforting, satisfying, full of flavour, delicious, healthy as can be, full of protein, fibre, vitamins & minerals & completely vegan, gluten, egg […]
Guys, I cannot contain my excitement about this GREEN LENTIL VEGAN “CHEESY” CANNELLONI! It actually happened mistakenly, after I boiled WAY too many Explore Cuisine green lentil noodles for my veggie lasagna! I put my imagination to the test & the result is these Zengarry tomato […]
Vegan Black Bean & Sprouted Quinoa Meatless Meatballs a.k.a. Making Meatless Meatballs A Thing Since 1990 (Lol, JK!)
Hi my loves! <3 In my continued effort to switch to a more plant-based diet, these babes came to life!! And oh baby am I ever glad that they did! They’re full of flavour, full of nutrition & are guaranteed to leave you full of […]
Hey loves! <3 Here’s a super-energizing brain-boosting breaky to kickstart your digestive system with tons of fibre, boost energy with good quality protein & sprouted grains (good carbs) & keep you full & focused thanks to them healthy fats in the avocado, ghee & egg! […]
Hey loves! <3 If you know, you know… in a Moroccan household, I woke up to the smell of roasted red peppers every Friday morning & before holidays! My mom was an amazing cook & the HOSTESS with the mostest & her Moroccan red peppers […]
It’s summer in Montreal & you know what that means? WATERMELON SEASON & also, that need for refreshing, delicious smoothies & drinks! This one is no exception! The combination of watermelon, cucumber, zucchini & lemon is SO perfect, just the right amount of sweet & […]
Açai Blueberry Collagen Overnight Oats a.k.a. Your Antioxidant-Fix In A Delicious, Creamy Comforting Bowl!
Hey lovies! Talk about a bowl of vitamin C, fibre & antioxidants! This was the PERFECT post-workout breaky today! It’s deliciously naturally sweet, creamy, thick, comforting & so filling + satisfying! The best part about a breakfast like this is that you prep it the […]
Hey loves! <3 Today, I want to talk to you a little bit about metabolism! I’ve already written about this topic in the past because as some of you may know, my eating disorder severely messed with my metabolism. To know more about the nitty-gritty […]
Gluten-Free Homemade Almond & Oat Flour Black Seed Bread a.k.a. My Take On The Healthiest Bread Ever!
Hey loves! <3 This is what happens when I have leftover almond pulp! Whoever said homemade bread had to take hours to prep & be the messiest task in the world ain’t never made THIS! In the past, I’ve made sweet & savoury crackers with […]
I don’t usually post close-ups THIS CLOSE but I need to discuss the Clinique FIT Workout 24-Hour Mascara with you guys. I’m beyond impressed. This isn’t sponsored, just me sharing my love for this mascara hoping that it helps you solve your “I want to […]
No-Bake Collagen Sea Salted Cookie Dough Bars a.k.a. My Childhood Love Affair With Mr. Pillsbury Recreated!
Hey babes! <3 I’ll let these photos speak for themselves. But I don’t think I need to do much convincing anyway… YOU, your kids, hubby/wifey, friends, family, EVERYONE needs these in their life. Whoever said healthy cookie dough didn’t exist… FOREVER HOLD YOUR PEACE. These […]
Hey babes! <3 Whether you’re looking for something cheesy, silky, nut-free, oil-free, smooth, green, nutritious, delicious, creamy, plant-based, simple & easy to make & full of flavour, this pesto has your back! GREEN PEAS are a great source of vitamin K (crucial for bone health), […]
Hey babes! <3 I totally mean it when I say I’m getting TURMt up with these babies. Like TURMt the F up. Get it? TURMERIC… TURMt… kay, I guess the joke is a bit lame, but whatever. Let’s talk about these babes! First, let me […]
Angles… Lighting… Posing… Facial expressions… Clothing… Filters… All those things have an impact on the perfect pictures you see on social media. In these photos, you see me in the same clothes but in completely different lighting, posing & angles. What you don’t see are […]
Hey babes! <3 IT’S FINALLY SUMMER IN MONTREAL! And you know what that means… I’LL BE CRAVING A LOT MORE ICED COFFEE! I used to be a regular Starbucks girl, #NOSHAME. Like… I’m talking ON THE DAILY. But ever since I started to become more […]
Here’s a yummy afternoon snack idea to keep you on track! Hummus + crackers is one of my fave things to snack on because it’s filling, satisfying, savoury & DELISH! It holds me off until my next meal because it packs a nice protein + […]
Hi loves! <3 As if you didn’t know I’d spend a small part of my Friday afternoon roasting a huge batch of roasted veggies. I mean, really, who are we kidding? You OBVI knew! I usually make at least two batches of roasted veggies per week. […]
Strawberry Chia & Acai Collagen Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. Beauty & Metabolism-Boosting Ice Cream For Breaky? Yes Please!
You know when something tastes so good, you just can’t find the words? YA… THIS SMOOTHIE BOWL… exactly that! Here’s my post-workout breaky: STRAWBERRY CHIA + AÇAI COLLAGEN SMOOTHIE BOWL! It’s so thick, silky & smooth that it’s basically ice cream. YES, you read right, […]
Everyone says exercise releases endorphins & it does. BUT, what exactly are ENDORPHINS?! Serotonin & dopamine are the two we hear about most, but there are hundreds of others (GABA, adrenaline, melatonin, etc.). Endorphins are natural chemicals produced in the body that interact with receptors […]
Hey babes! <3 It’s summer, I know! But it’s cloudy AF in Montreal & I was craving something hot & yummy before my spin circuit class. Craving satisfied with THIS. Here’s a great alternative to coffee when the clock hits 4:00PM & you realize you’ve […]
Chewy Flourless Steel-Cut Oatmeal Banana Coconut Butter Cookies a.k.a. The Best Of Both Worlds: A Chocolate Chip Cookie With A Muffin Texture!
These CHEWY FLOURLESS STEEL CUT OATMEAL BANANA COCONUT BUTTER COOKIES are LIT. This is what you do when you have leftover steel cut oats: find a way to use them that’ll save ‘em before they go bad & that’ll make your tummy do all kinds […]
Hummus, Pickled Onion, Apple Butter, Chia & Peach Toast a.k.a. Toast Goals Sweet & Savoury Edition #234805803
Hey babes! <3 TODAY’S LUNCH: SWEET + SAVOURY TOAST! I mean, did you even really have a doubt? These #toastgoals are legit becoming my fave breaky & lunch combos because they’re so simple, fun & easy to put together & a great opportunity for me […]
Coconut Butter & Raspberry Jam Banana Toast a.k.a. I Love You So Much, I’ll Breaky, Lunch, Snack & Dinner YOU!
Hey loves! <3 My toast situation is becoming a real phenomenon! Like… I’m getting really creative with it these days & I’m honestly LOVING it. I love the idea of topping a nutritious slice (or 2, let’s be honest) of sprouted toast with some of […]
Citrusy Smoky Roasted Sweet Potato Cubes a.k.a. Everything You’re Looking For In A Roasted Sweet Potato!
Hey babes! <3 BOY DO I HAVE A SWEET SURPRISE FOR YOU! No pun intended. These are sweet potatoes, DUH… but they’re also a freaking sweet surprise. Let me explain why. The combination of the lemon with the smokiness of the smoked paprika & the […]
Hey babes! <3 This recipe is a little different than what I usually experiment with. In fact, it was my first time trying to pickle/ferment veggies & it was QUITE a success, so obvi, I’m sharing it with you guys! SPREADING THAT PICKLED ONION LOVE! I […]
Chocolate Avocado Collagen Shake a.k.a. LEGIT, SOFT-SERVE CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM (Can You Tell I’m Ecstatic?!)
There’s nothing like sipping on a refreshing, cold & nutritious post-workout shake in the summer, who feels me? This one legit reminds me of soft-serve chocolate ice cream!!! I mean, that should be enough to convince you to make it. WHO DIDN’T GROW UP WITH […]
Today’s #ToastGoals: Sprouted Toast, Smoked Salmon & Vegan Cashew Cheese Spread a.k.a. Bagel, Lox & Cream Cheese 2.0!
Today’s #toastgoals: BAGELS, LOX + CREAM CHEESE 2.0 Y’all know I’m a JAP, right? (Jewish American princess, for anyone wondering), so y’all know I also grew up with the traditional bagels, lox & cream cheese, right? Here’s my take on a healthier version. Instead of cream […]
Radicchio, Slivered Almond, Dried Raisin & Pear Salad In An Apple Cider & Coconut Aminos Vinaigrette a.k.a. This Salad Is RAD(icchio)!
Hey babes! <3 This salad is bomb. ‘NUFF SAID. Just kidding. It’s NEVER enough with me. Have you met me? NO, but seriously… YOU NEED THIS SALAD IN YOUR LIFE. Whether it be for brunch, lunch, dinner, snack, WHATEVER, WHENEVER, YOU NEED IT! It’s crispy, […]
Are you one of those people who get home post-workout & feel the raging need to eat everything in sight?! No shame, I used to be too! First things first, I want you guys to know that being hungry post-sweat is totally normal. In fact, […]
Whether it be concerning exercise, nutrition, supplements, motivation, emotions, cravings or other lifestyle habits, one thing ALWAYS remains the same: The importance of getting to know & listening to your body. Getting to know your body sounds like a weird concept to some, right? I […]
Here’s a really quick & easy healthy lunch idea that’ll keep you full, satisfied & your tastebuds happy! It also provides a great balance of macros: Eggs & chia seeds for healthy fats & protein The wrap & veggies for good carbs! NOT TO MENTION… […]
Hey loves! <3 Here’s yet another easy, DELISH, simple + nutritious lunch idea for you! Can you tell I LOVE avocados?! They’re one of the main ways I get my healthy fats in daily! And I’m sure that’s something you guys have noticed, especially when it […]
When you can’t choose between chocolate & vanilla, you choose both & then you throw in some berries, greens, your fave vegan vanilla protein powder, some raw cacao & pure vanilla & you’re good to go! This babe of a smoothie is THICK AF, so […]
BOXING FOR ANXIETY? YES. Really? YEP. Who would’ve thought, right? Although any & all types of fitness & workouts are great for coping with increased levels of stress & anxiety, boxing stands out for me as the #1 way I cope. It has literally changed […]
Avocado, Sprouted Quinoa, Hummus & Crunchy Veggie Vegan Rice Paper Wraps a.k.a. My Take On Vegan Sushi-ISH!
Guys… this lunch was LEGENDARY… I’m not even exaggerating. Although I tend to every now & then. This lunch situation is A REAL FREAKING SITUATION & A HALF, OKAY? I prepped the sprouted quinoa this weekend as part of meal prep & the rest of […]
Anti-Bloat Lemon Cayenne Coconut Vinegar Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Double Whammy: Cure Your Bloat Naturally & Enjoy It Too!
Hey babes! <3 If you’re looking for a recipe for roasted veggies that will actually HELP relieve your bloating, all while providing tons of fibre, vitamins, minerals, plant protein & antioxidants, here it is! Whether you suffer from a diagnosed gut health issue or not […]
Hey lovies! <3 It’s no secret that I love my oats, but it’s always fun to change things up a bit, so here’s my take on a grain-free granola sweetened with just organic Medjool dates & Ceylon cinnamon! It’s full of anti-inflammatory omega fatty acids, […]
Roasted Lemon Dijon Garlicky Chicken On A Bed Of Celery & Onion a.k.a. A You-Pleaser & A Crowd-Pleaser For Sure!
GUYS, I’M SO EXCITED! Yes, roasted chicken gets me excited & that’s because it was my first attempt & let’s just say it was successful, to say the least! TBH, I had no idea what I was doing but I nailed it. Sometimes, you just gotta […]
Vegan Sprouted Lentil & Veggie Coconut Stew a.k.a. The Plant-Based Lover In Me (& YOU) Strikes Yet Again!
The plant-based lover in me strikes again! And this VEGAN SPROUTED LENTIL & VEGGIE COCONUT STEW is so good that I bet I’ll ignite a plant-based lover in you too! There’s something about lentils that gives me this best of both worlds feeling: they’re plant-based, full […]
Have you been trying to cultivate a healthier lifestyle but you find there’s something holding you back? For many people, the hardest part is having faith in & trusting the process. When you’ve been living your life one way, teaching your mind to live it […]
Hey loves! <3 Y’all know I’m a sucker for a good homemade sauce or pesto, right? This VEGAN 2-STEP EASY MARINARA is no exception! There’s nothing like homemade pasta sauce! Who feels me?! I know you do. I’m actually so excited to share this recipe […]
Hey babes! <3 Yesterday’s sitch was a post-workout Collagen smoothie kinda morning! Lets call it my Spinach, Kale & Strawberry Antioxidant Power Smoothie! Allow me to explain myself. I say antioxidant because I loaded it with berries, butternut squash, bee pollen, chaga, greens, flax & chia! […]
Hey babes! <3 I don’t think I need to tell you why you need these chocolate truffles in your life. I’ll let these photos & the simplicity & nutritiousness of the ingredients speak for themselves. BUT, what I will tell you is they taste like […]
Hey loves! <3 Back here with yet another plant-based milk recipe! Who’s ready for this? I KNOW I AM. In fact, it’s already ready in my fridge! Nothing like starting the week off with ALL THE GOODS & I mean, ALL THE GOODS, meal prepped […]
Hey babes! In case you were wondering, this isn’t just any shredded salad. This one’s infused with TONS of added fibre from psyllium husks, an ingredient I love to throw into any & all recipes, sweet or savoury, to add gut-healing & digestive-boosting perks. I […]
Grain-Free “Siete” Nacho Chip Dupes a.k.a. Healthier Doritos, I Swear! (P.S. It’s Pizza Crust-Friendly Too!)
Hey babes! <3 I don’t know about you guys but when I start with a bag of Siete Foods grain-free chips, I can’t stop. ESPECIALLY THE NACHO ONES. I’m not mad at it because the ingredients are probably the cleanest I’ve ever seen on a bag […]
What if I told you this cookie is LOADED with fibre & plant-based protein but tastes so delicious, you’d think it was bought in a bakery?! THAT’S WHAT I’M TELLING YOU! They’re crumbly on the outside & moist & chewy on the inside, bursting with […]
Hey loves! I’m sure you realized that this smoothie is a little more minimalistic & different than my usual ones but I felt I needed it today after a really intense week at the gym! Nothing like anti-inflammatory greens & spices to soothe my muscles, […]
GUYS, there is so much I have to say about this VEGAN CASHEW CREAM, I don’t know where to start. For now, I’ll leave it at this… 2 words. LIFE-ALTERING. But Lord knows, I can never just leave it at that, right? HAVE YOU MET […]
Grab + go lunch idea? I GOT YOU! This chopped egg & avocado wrap with fermented carrots, spinach & nutritional yeast takes less than 5 minutes to prep & you can pack it up & take it to go or eat it at home! It’s […]
Hey loves! <3 If you like curry, you’ll absolutely LOVE these!!!! I mean, you gotta love curry when it’ the main ingredient because let me tell you, they are bursting with curry flavour! This makes them great in & on anything from buddha bowls, to omelettes […]
Your body is your haven. Treat it like it is. You wouldn’t neglect a place of safety, shelter or refuge. You don’t take for granted that you have a roof over your head & a car to take you from point A to B, so […]
SHOTS, SHOTS, SHOTS, Everybody! a.k.a. Two Very Simple Ways To Incorporate More (Drinking) Probiotics Into Your Life!
Do you want to incorporate probiotics into your life but you’re not sure how to go about doing it? Are you worried that you’ll forget to take your capsule daily? Are you just one of those people who can’t swallow pills? If you answered yes […]
Spinach, Dried Apricot, Pine Nut & Avocado Salad In A Dijon Apple Cider Thyme Vinaigrette a.k.a. Rainbow On My Plate, Always!
Hey loves! Yesterday, after my workout, I wanted a huge, crunchy & satisfying salad! Here’s the result (a.k.a. my creativity striking as I stood in front of my fridge for 5 min. straight). I had to devour it with some Simple Mills cracked black pepper […]
KITK’s Top Post-Workout Recovery Tips & Why Your Post-Sweat Care Is Just As Important As Showing Up!
Showing up to a workout is one thing, but what we do after it has a huge impact on how our body responds to & maximizes the work we put in & how well our muscles build, repair, grow & recover. Here are the ways […]
Yes, I’m barefoot today! I stepped a little out of my comfort zone & tried Ballet Barre! & Guess what? I LOVED IT! It’s one of those burns that burns so much, it feels SO GOOD. I thought I was going to the gym for […]
Sweet & Savoury Vegan Breakfast #ToastGoals a.k.a. When Pumpkin Seed Butter & Vegan Cashew Cheese Unite!
Yummy yummy in my tummy! Love me a good classic toast breaky amped up my way with all these nutritious spreads + ingredients! I tried pumpkin seed butter today for th first time & I loved it! Pumpkin seeds are rich in heart healthy magnesium, […]
Spinach, Mango & Bee Pollen Smoothie With Rootz Nutrition Pre-Workout Paleo Protein Blend a.k.a. Double Whammy: Texture & Flavour On Fleek!
Hey babes! <3 If I had to sum up this smoothie in just two words? TEXTURE GOALS. & Yes, it contains butternut squash but no, you don’t taste it! Butternut squash, cauliflower & zucchini are my fave smoothie add-ins these days because they’re a great way […]
Grain-Free Vanilla Almond Birthday Cake Cupcakes a.k.a. It’s Not Even My Birthday, BUT I NEED THESE STAT!
Guys, even if it’s not your birthday, YOU NEED these GRAIN-FREE VANILLA ALMOND BIRTHDAY CAKE CUPCAKES stat! Seriously, I’m not just saying that… there are SO MANY things that are so amazing about these cupcakes that I don’t even know were to begin. But let […]
“Cheesy” Vegan Massaged Kale & Avocado Salad With Dried Cranberries & Strawberries a.k.a. The Creamiest Kale Salad You Ever Did Devour!
Hey loves! <3 Here’s a delicious, quick & simple lunch idea for those days where you want to get in a double dose of greens (everyday, right?). What on earth is massaging kale, you ask? While kale is certainly a nutritional powerhouse & is loaded […]
Same, same, but different #FRIDGEGOALS! We’re all stocked up with all the goods & meal prep! Our grocery list is basically the same on a weekly basis, save for a few essentials & staples that we restock on when we run out. This week, I […]
The more you try to control something, the more it controls you. It’s ironic, but it’s true. We strive for control in so many aspects of our lives, from our diet to relationships to work life & to less tangible things, like our thoughts & […]
Coconut Vanilla Almond Butter Steel Cut Oats & Everything You Need To Know About Oats & How To Buy Them!
Hey loves! <3 Happy Monday & happy long weekend! Before I share this wonderful recipe with you babes, I want to get down to business about the benefits of oats & everything you need to know when choosing & buying your oats! I don’t think […]
Hey babes! <3 Here’s a super delish, frothy & simple latte recipe you can make if & when you’re trying to cut back on caffeine, but still want a sustained source of energy (with tons of other health perks!). Chaga is an adaptogen & medicinal […]
These burgers are LIT. Every week, I try to make an effort to incorporate more plant-based foods into my diet. So here’s this week’s effort & let me tell you, YO’ GIRL BROUGHT IT. These patties are EVERYTHING you’re looking for in a vegan burger. […]
Today, I’m going back to another therapy appointment. People often ask me if I think therapy really works. I can only speak from my personal experience when I say it changed my life. For the better. But the question is valid. Can sitting in front […]
Here’s a light, chunky, quick, simple, easy but super flavourful soup you can prep ahead of time for healthy lunches + side dishes. The ingredients are simple & clean, prep is minimal & taste is on fleek! It’ll keep you fuller longer due to all […]
My dad is gonna LOVE me for making these! I’ve been prepping a ton of chicken + turkey recipes for him in an effort to reduce his red meat consumption, but hey… everything in moderation, right?! If you know, you know… KEFTA is ground beef […]
Lima & Kidney Bean Salad With Dried Berries, Raw Tigernuts & A Creamy-licious Lemon Tahini Dressing & a.k.a. That Rainbow On Mah Plate!
Would you laugh at me if I told you I was craving a bean salad today? The result of my craving was this! Not bad, right? It’s crazy how when you make small changes to your lifestyle to live healthier, everything around you changes for […]
Tart Cherry & Spinach Creamy Collagen Smoothie a.k.a. When Your Smoothie Multitasks & Helps Your Gut, Skin, Sleep, Muscle Recovery & Immune System!
Hey babes! <3 Today, amidst meal prepping & every other Sunday chore I wanted to get done, I ALMOST forgot to eat. But then the idea for this smoothie came to mind & I couldn’t even believe I could just so dare to forget to […]
Talk about a meal-worthy salad, right? Full of good carbs, fibre, easy on the digestive system, plant-based protein healthy fats, skin benefits + tons of antioxidants, this salad is sure to fill you up & make you feel great! It’s great for meal prep because […]
Oh.Mah.Gawd. This tabbouleh is #GOALS! Bursting with flavour + nutrition, just the way I like it! Crispy, crunchy, fresh & also comforting! Full of greens! Simple, easy + quick to prepare! But what on earth is amaranth? Isn’t tabbouleh traditionally made with bulgur wheat? Yes, […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Flour Cookies a.k.a. BRB, On A Chocolate High (Oh & I Found Your New Fave Cookie!)
Guys… I found your new fave cookie & MINE! These babies are literally a chocolate & oat & peanut butter lover’s dream come true! This recipe is a joke to make. And by joke, I MEAN IT’S EASY! How much do you LOVE me?! EVERYONE & […]
Hey loves! <3 I know, you’re dying to ask… What on earth is coconut vinegar, right? Coconut trees are grown in nutrient-rich soil, which means the sap produced from tapping coconut blossoms is full of amino acids, vitamin C, B vitamins + fibre. It helps boost […]
Sprouted Fluffy Chocolate Banana Buckwheat Pancakes a.k.a. The Breaky That Will Take You To Cloud 9!
Hey loves! <3 This morning for breaky, I made something a little different & very fitting for a Saturday breaky: PANCAKES!!!! And CHOCOLATE PANCAKES, at that! They’re kid-friendly, vegan, gluten, egg, dairy & refined sugar-free & the batter contains NO ADDED SUGAR (not even natural […]
Single-Serve Vegan Creamy Tahini “Cheese” Sauce On Zucchini Noodles a.k.a. Late Lunchin’, Lazy Lunchin’, Delicious Lunchin’!
Hey babes! Today, I got home from the gym & errands a bit later than usual so I snacked on two of these babies Grain-Free & Vegan Vanilla Latte Pecan Bites a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Get Your Caffeine Fix From A Scrumptiously Cute Little […]
Hey babes! <3 I often get asked what my fave workouts are & how I balance it all. I’d say my workout routine is a combination of spinning, HIIT, weight training & boxing. This combination gives me a good balance between cardio & weights & […]
Hey babes! <3 If you’ve been following along my Instagram or blog for some time now, you know that I don’t do potatoes often, but when I do, they look a little something like this! Simple to make: YES. Minimal ingredients: YES BAKED, NOT FRIED: […]
Nothing smells more like spring than a sweet & savoury citrusy guac spread on my fave sprouted toast! You can use it on nachos, tacos, crackers, rice cakes, tortillas, quesadillas, in bowls, massage your kale in it or use it as a topping for a […]
We live in a society that dictates how our bodies should look. We’re spoon fed with information about low carb & fat-free diets. We’re taught that weight loss is the ultimate goal & that our worth is defined by our ability to satisfy unrealistic beauty […]
Vegan & Grain-Free Coconut Butter Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Making Your Wildest Dreams Come True Since RIGHT NOW.
Guys, this is a recipe you DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT, want to miss. IT’S WILD, in the best possible way! Like, when I say wild, I mean it’ll make all your wildest dreams come true. Just to give you a little tease… they […]
Hey babes! I’ve been DYING to make my own healthier version of arancini & I simply never got around to it, but yesterday, I FINALLY DID! FYI, in case you didn’t grow up an ARANCINI fiend like me, it’s an Italian dish made up of […]
Antioxidant Immunity-Boosting & Liver-Detoxifying Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie a.k.a. MAGIC IN A SMOOTHIE MUG, Literally!
Hey babes! <3 My throat was feeling a little off today & my voice a little raspy, to say the least! My post-workout refuel was full of antioxidants, vitamin C & immunity-boosting ingredients & superfoods! I’m talking: Milk thistle, açai, burdock, butternut squash, spinach, Ceylon […]
Contrary to what you may have been led to believe, FITNESS is for YOU. In fact, fitness is for EVERYONE. I talk to a lot of people who feel like working out will never be for them. They feel demotivated, they don’t know where to […]
Let’s talk about INSECURITIES. We all have them. Whether they have to do with our physical appearance or abilities, our mental state of mind, success at work, school in life or our adequacy at maintaining friendships or relationships, insecurities are something we all deal with. […]
Lemony Red Wine Vinegar & Dried Herb Sautéed Greens a.k.a. The Darker, The Better! (& No, I’m Not Talking About My Tan!)
Can you tell that greens give me life? I’d say a large majority of my meals are made up of vegetables & I wouldn’t have it any other way! They say to always have a rainbow on your plate & nothing could be more true. […]
The EASIEST & LAZIEST avocado & hummus post-workout sandwich EVER! Real talk, tonight was one of those nights I got home after a double workout & I could not be bothered with prepping ANYTHING. But ‘yo girl’s gotta refuel & eat so I made this […]
Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Collagen Warm Oats a.k.a. I Love You Like A Fat Kid Loves CAKE, CAKE, CAKE!!
I had you at chocolate, right? Wednesday morning means I have more time to prep breaky so y’all know I like to pull out the fancy shmancy stuff, like OATS! Loading up on all them good carbs in anticipation of my double workout ce soir […]
Swipe left. Same girl. Same outfit. A year apart. A year ago to the day, I went to my first yoga class after being in recovery for 3 months. It was the first form of exercise approved by my treatment team after having basically been […]
Best feeling: A clean & reorganized pantry stocked with all the goods! I did a huge spring cleaning in my pantry yesterday & I feel DETOXIFIED, literally! 😂 Here’s a brief recap of how I cleaned it up! I stored all my products in plastic […]
Greek Yogurt Moringa & Ashwagandha Smoothie a.k.a. Nature’s Multivitamin, Anti-Anxiety & Super Energizing Green Deliciousness!
Last night, I got home from my workouts feeling fly but also feeling a smoothie! When my body craves something, I respond to it, even if it’s not the generally “acceptable” time for it. So yes, most people have smoothies for breakfast, but if my […]
Why Falling Off Track Isn’t Your End All, Be All & Why Sometimes, You Need To Just “Have The Donut!”
Yesterday, I spoke about falling off track & it resonated with a lot of you. I want you guys to know that falling off track is NORMAL & it’s part of what makes us human. We fall off track with work, therapy, our mental health, […]
Hey loves! I ALWAYS rave about the benefits of exercise for physical & mental health, BUT what I talk about less is how beneficial exercise can actually be for your skin! LISTEN UP! Exercise increases blood flow & boosts circulation. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients […]
Grain-Free & Vegan Vanilla Latte Pecan Bites a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Get Your Caffeine Fix From A Scrumptiously Cute Little Ball, #AmIRight?
Hey loves! <3 These babes are great for breaky on the go, pre or post-workout fuel, a mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack or as a topping for your Greek yogurt or oatmeal bowl when you’ve got a little more time to make it fancy in the […]
Last but most certainly not least on the meal prep menu for this week is these babes! POP ‘em in your mouth as is, use them in pasta or zucchini noodle dishes, bowls, salads, sandwiches or pita pockets! Super versatile, crispy on the outside, moist & […]
Ginger Lemongrass Sautéed Coconut Aminos Carrot Chunks a.k.a. So Good, You’ll Munch On ‘Em Like Chips!
If you’re looking for a recipe that’s full of probiotics, here it is. Looking for one loaded with beneficial enzymes & easy on the digestive system? Here you go! Or are you looking for something to boost immunity, fight infection & inflammation? I gotchu! What […]
Whoever said there was no such thing as a healthier French fry alternative ain’t never met these babes! 🤭 Parsnips?! What on earth is that, right? I always knew they were a little something like carrots, but TBH, I had never tried them until this […]
4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Butter Vanilla Freezer Fudge a.k.a. I Ain’t Never Met A Fudge I Didn’t Like, But This One… I LOVE!
I ain’t never met a fudge I didn’t like. BUT, when fudge is this good & this healthy, it’s a lethal combination (in the best way possible!). Made with just 4 INGREDIENTS & ready STAT, you want & need this in your life as a […]
Vegan Sweet Potato “Cheesy” Mash a.k.a. When The Kiddies Ask For Seconds, You’ll Know You Nailed It!
LET’S CHECKLIST THIS RECIPE, okay? Delicious ✅ Creamy ✅ Minimal ingredients ✅ Easy ✅ Butter & oil-free ✅ Savoury ✅ Cheesy without the cheese ✅ Kid-friendly ✅ Not bad, right? As a kid, I LOVED MASHED POTATOES, like LOVED. I remember when my mom used […]
You guys… this eggplant salad is BOMB. ‘Nuff said. No, just kidding. Am I ever really done talking? NAH. It reminds me of my mama’s Moroccan one (If you know, you know!). There’s something about the taste of roasted eggplant that I just CAN’T GET […]
Today, I went back to therapy. I’m not ashamed to admit it. Therapy was the stepping stone to getting my life back & deciding to recover from my eating disorder. But guess what? It took me a long time to accept that I really wanted […]
As you guys know, Sundays are all about meal prep for me. Here’s how it goes down: I crush two morning workouts (boxing & body design, a.k.a. tons of weight training), then I get home, chill for a bit & I HIT THE MEAL PREP […]
Hey babes! <3 If you know, you know… Not a week goes by where I don’t prep some healthy energy balls or bars! Love having these ready after a workout & to keep me energized in between meals! These are made with a few simple […]
Homemade Almond-Cashew Vanilla Butter a.k.a. When You Can’t Choose, You Make The Best Of Both Worlds!
Hey babes! If you’ve been following me for a while now, you know that making homemade nut butter is nothing new to me! Here are a few of my homemade nut butter recipes if you’re interested! Homemade Refined-Sugar-Free 2-Ingredient Peanut Butter a.k.a. Life Ain’t Easy, […]
Happy Saturday babes! It’s a beautiful day out & a perfect opportunity to get moving, release some endorphins, get fresh air & do your body some well-deserved good! Here are some simple ways to get in your 30 minutes of movement today: Go for a […]
5-Ingredient (& 2-Minute) Healthier Vegan Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake a.k.a. When You Get Home From A Night Out & You Need Dessert… THIS!
Hey babes!! <3 Okay, so it’s no secret that I’m the girl who rarely orders dessert at the restaurant. But, that doesn’t mean I don’t come home & make it myself! I mean… CHOCOLATE!!! There’s absolutely NOTHING wrong with indulging every now & then if that’s what […]
Nut & Dairy-Free Creamy Spinach, Avocado, Cucumber & Pomegranate Pesto a.k.a. Green With Deliciousness (& Envy!)
To be honest, this recipe came to life because I had extra cucumbers, pomegranate & spinach in my fridge! What better way to put it all to good use than to throw it into my blender & make a pesto? This one’s vegan, gluten-free, dairy […]
Hey babes! <3 I’m so fortunate that Vital Proteins sent me their Mixed Berry Collagen, which also contains probiotics & Hyaluronic acid. I’ve been dying to try it but haven’t gotten around to it, until today!!! After two intense workouts this morning, you can be […]
DIGESTIVE ISSUES?! We all get ‘em. While temporary solutions, such as digestive enzymes, cayenne, turmeric & fennel seeds, work in the moment, long-term digestive health comes down to a healthy gut! Gut health is something I am truly passionate about & I have really come […]
Okay, so I used to have a serious addiction to cheese, like A SERIOUS ADDICTION. I would literally eat slice after slice, without even realizing it. Swiss cheese was my jam. In an effort to try to get most of my healthy fats & protein […]
Does everyone who recovers from an eating disorder relapse? No. Do some people who recover from an ED relapse? Yes. Did I relapse? Not quite, but I’m in & out. What does a relapse really mean anyway? In the same way that eating disorders don’t […]
Vegan & Grain-Free Coconut Almond Flour Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. Am I Invited To That Party In Yo’ Mouth?!
Hey babes! <3 It’s been a hot minute since I baked a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies! And let me tell ya, these babes are NO DISAPPOINTMENT! In fact, they’re the source of my happiness today! Yep, that’s how freaking DELISH they are! And yep, […]
Hey babes! <3 I started reincorporating my jade roller into my skincare routine & I’m already feeling a difference, mostly reduced puffiness & less tension in my facial muscles. If I had to describe it in two words, I’d say it’s a facial massage. Facial […]
If you guys don’t know it yet, I freaking LOVE (like… LOVELOVELOVE) Greek food! There’s just something about oregano that gets me OHMAHGAWD! In fact, I used very minimal seasonings here so that the flavour of the oregano can shine & oh baby is it ever […]
Plant-Based Breaky Idea: Chocolate & Banana Quinoa Porridge Topped With Berries, Walnuts & Cranberries a.k.a. Quinoa Breakys Are Now A Thang!
This morning’s breaky was a CHOCOLATE QUINOA PORRIDGE! I know what you’re thinking: “Is this girl cray? Quinoa for breaky? Where on earth does she get tehse weird ideas?”. I feel you. Months ago, tell me you were having a bowl of quinoa for breaky […]
REAL TALK: I’ve been having highs & lows with recovery lately. I still believe recovery is one of the best things that ever happened to me & I still believe in it wholeheartedly. Truth is, I wouldn’t be here today without it. Although I’ve always […]
One Of My Go-To Pre-Workout Snacks: Banana Halves, Almond Butter, Hemp Hearts & Ceylon Cinnamon… Read This To Know WHY!
Hey babes! Wanna know what one of my fave pre-workout snacks is? Well, either way, I’m telling y’all, whether you like it or not! It’s super simple, made with just four wholesome ingredients & absolutely delish, energizing & satisfying! Here’s what you need: 1/2 or […]
Easy-Peasy Anti-Inflammatory 2-Ingredient Apple Cider Vinegar Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Proof That Simplicity & Deliciousness Can Go Hand-In-Hand!
You guys know I’m all about my apple cider vinegar. I don’t go a night without taking a full 2 tbsp. down pre-beauty sleep & I wouldn’t have it any other way. Apple cider vinegar is beneficial for just about every organ in the body […]
This has got to be my FAVE recipe that I whipped up this week for meal prep! I had a craving for tuna but I wanted to make something that I could keep fresh all week & then it hit me: TUNA “MEATBALLS”! I swapped […]
Mucho Flavour, Mucho Deliciousness Mexican Ground Chicken a.k.a. Taking You To Mehico With This Recipe!
Mucho flavour. Mucho deliciousness. That’s the slogan for this recipe, okay? I’m taking y’all to Mexico with the flavours in here, seriously! You guys will be MINDBLOWN at how full of citrusy, spicy & delicious flavour there is in this simple & easy recipe! Throw […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Rainbow Tri-Colour Sprouted Quinoa Salad With Added Fibre, Hemp Seeds & Mulberries In A Lemon, Apple Cider & Black Sesame Seed Dressing
Hey babes!! I am so beyond excited to share this beautiful quinoa salad with you guys! It’s so delicious & so full of nutrition, you’ll be making it on repeat, seriously! I honestly don’t even know how I come up with these quinoa salad recipes. […]
Hey babes! Today, I want to talk to you guys all about fats! Do we really need them? Yes. Can’t we do without them? Nope. Won’t they hinder weight maintenance goals? Nope. There’a SO MUCH misconception about the importance of adding fats to our diets. […]
Hey babes! <3 If you’ve been following me on Instagram or my blog for a while now, you know I wake up pretty damn early! People always ask me how I manage to do it & it’s no secret that luckily, I’m a morning person […]
Fruit-Free Chocolate Collagen Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. I Swear It’s Not Chocolate Soft-Serve, But It’ll Fool Ya!
Want a thick & creamy lusciously delicious chocolatey smoothie bowl full of nutrition, collagen & so perfectly thick & textured that it reminds you of chocolate ice cream? YOU NEED THIS IN YOUR LIFE. It’s so bursting with chocolate flavour that you’d never know theres […]
Got a chocolate craving? I GOTCHU! These babes are so delicious, you’ll forget Godiva chocolate strawberries even exist! They take 5 minutes to make & they’re super easy to prep! The hardest part? Waiting for them to firm up! They make for a perfect sweet […]
Crispy Crunchy “Cheesy” Romaine Lettuce Wraps Stuffed With Hummus, Kimchi, Avocado & Pistachios a.k.a. Plant-Based Lunches, FTW!
Hey loves! Without even realizing it, I’ve been OBSESSED with plant-based lunches! They’re super filling, without feeling heavy & so DELISH! Some of my fave ingredients to use are sauerkraut & kimchi, hummus, avocado & nuts or seeds (& veggies, DUH!). You can imagine that […]
Hey loves! <3 Happy SaturYAY! Back here today (DUH) to share a delicious recipe with you guys for some no-bake raw treats that you’ll LOVE as a topping for your breaky parfaits or oats, as a mid-morning snack when your focus is starting to fade, […]
My Tips & Tricks For Reaching Your Toning & Definition Goals In (& Out) Of The Gym a.k.a. “Abs Are Made In The Kitchen”; True, But Not Only!
Hey babes! <3 I think it’s pretty obvious that over the course of the past year, I’ve developed a profound love & passion for fitness! I’ve learned a thing or two along the way & today, I want to share with you some of my […]
Vegan Creamy Pumpkin, Sweet Potato Veggie Soup a.k.a. “Cheesy”, Nutty, Naturally Sweet & Oh-So-Delicious, You’ll Be Begging For Seconds!
Hey babes! YES, once again… I had leftover pumpkin purée in my fridge & you guys know I HATE letting food go to waste, so I decided to make a really simple pumpkin veggie soup, mostly because I was a bit lazy, but also because […]
KITK’s Post-Grocery Fridge Tips & Tricks a.k.a. How We Keep Our Food Fresh To Death & Our Fridge Squeaky Clean!
Having a fridge well-stocked with healthy eats, fresh produce & homemade food is great, but it’s even more important to keep it clean so that all the goods stay fresh! Here are some of the things we do post-groceries to make sure that our food […]
Smokey Balsamic Caramelized Sautéed Mushrooms, Zucchini & Brussels Sprouts a.k.a. Betcha Can’t Have Just One!
Hey babes! <3 I ran out of the batch of roasted veggies I made this weekend… I mean, HAVE YOU MET ME? I eat them all day, ‘errday, so no wonder! But anyway, today’s batch is smokey, balsamic-ky, caramelized, crispy, crunchy, flavourful & absolutely delicious! […]
Real talk: I won’t lie, I hesitated before posting these pics. I judged myself one time too many. I questioned how I looked. I criticized my body because it doesn’t look the same after a full day of food in my belly. I wondered if […]
Hey babes! <3 Okay, so before we get into this French toast sitch, I have a little anecdote for you guys. When we were younger, I remember waking up on Sunday mornings to the smell of my mom’s famous French toast. My siblings & I […]
Egg White & Veggie Omelette Oven-Baked Muffin Cups a.k.a. Yummy In Yo Tummy, Protein-Packed & On-The-Go-Friendly Breaky FTW!
Whoever said savoury muffins weren’t a thing ain’t never met these babies! Filled with tons of crispy crunchy veggies, nutritional yeast & “cheesy” flavour, tons of smokey & flavourful spices & a dash of almond milk for added fluffiness, these muffin cups will take you […]
(Very)Berry Delicious Collagen Coconut Milk Smoothie a.k.a. Yep, Smoothies For Dinner Are A Thing If Your Body Wants Them!
If the body wants a smoothie for dinner, you give it a smoothie for dinner! I got home from my workout yesterday FAMISHED because Mindie worked us like a dog, I was heading back out for a spin class a couple hours later so I […]
I read a quote the other day & it’s been lingering in my mind ever since. Would you do all the things you normally do if you knew nobody was watching? When was the last time you did something good for yourself or somebody else, […]
Hey coconuts! <3 I don’t usually call you guys coconuts, but today, it’s fitting, given that we’re about to talk about my homemade vanilla bean coconut milk! If you know, you know; I’m a LOVER of all things COCONUT & I cannot believe I waited this long […]
Grilled Salmon Salad In A Light Lemon Apple Cider & Dijon Vinaigrette a.k.a. Fully-Loaded #LunchGoals!
Hey babes! <3 I don’t really think I need to tell you how to put together a salad, right? But, when a salad is this loaded, this delicious, this nutritious & this mind-blowing, I think I’d be selfish if I didn’t share it! So here […]
I can’t say it enough – Your gut is the gateway to your external & internal health & well-being. In fact, 80% of your immune system is located in your gut. The digestive system is ALSO the second largest part of the neurological system & […]
Hey babes! <3 It’s no secret that I love my coffee! I think a lot of you can say the same, right? With summer around the corner (although it sure as F doesn’t feel like it here in Montreal), I got inspired to try homemade […]
Balsamic Cilantro Apple Cider Garlicky Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli a.k.a. Cruciferous Veggie Paradise (& No, They Won’t Bloat You!)
Hey babes! <3 Today, we’re talking cruciferous veggies (& we’re roasting them too!). Cruciferous veggies offer so many health benefits from high fibre content, reducing blood glucose levels, boosting the body’s antioxidant power, fighting disease, providing a good source of plant protein, healing the gut, […]
Once you feel something once, it’s harboured forever somewhere in your heart. It comes & goes & at times, it becomes more or less powerful but it’s always there. Whether it be a feeling of love, hate, anger, disappointment, gratitude, pure bliss or utter sadness, […]
No-Bake Fudgy Vegan & Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Brownies a.k.a. My Lazy But Delish Excuse For A Chocolate Craving!
Hey loves! <3 These clean-eating gooey & chocolatey brownies are so rich & fudgy, you’d never believe they’re healthy! They contain no eggs, butter, oil, dairy, grains, flour or refined sugar… NOPE, I’M NOT KIDDING! They take hardly any time to prepare & the hardest […]
Hydration Is Key a.k.a. Don’t Underestimate The Power Of The Most Abundant Resource On The Planet: H2O!
Staying hydrated with the most abundant resource on the planet: WATER, is one of the most important healthy changes you can make if you’re embarking on a journey towards a healthier lifestyle. It’s the most abundant but also the most underestimated. So many of our […]
Adrenal Fatigue: The Ins & Outs – My Experience With It, What Is It? How Does It Feel? & How You Can Fix It
Hey babes! <3 Coming at you with a longer & very informative post today! I think it’s well worth the read when you have a minute to sit down with a warm latte! I mean, let’s be honest, I think all my posts are worth […]
Fruit-Free Collagen Green Breakfast Smoothie a.k.a. Pre-Workout Fuel Game On Fleek (Oh & You’d Never Believe It’s Not Fruit!)
Hey babes! <3 Y’all know I absolutely ADORE my fruit & my Greek yogurt bowls are generally filled with berries & banana! But this morning, I wanted to try a little something different! I was headed to two intense workouts so I needed tons of energy […]
Lemon Dijon Pecan & Walnut Oatmeal Crusted Salmon a.k.a. Your (FLAKY AF) Anti-Inflammatory Dinner Dreams Come True
HEY BOOS! Last but most certainly not least on the mini meal prep menu this week post-travels is this LEMON DIJON PECAN & WALNUT CRUSTED OVEN-ROASTED SALMON! If you guys know me, you know I’m not the BIGGEST FAN of salmon (& I much prefer […]
Curry-Spiced Sautéed Sweet Potatoes With Fresh Parsley a.k.a. I Never Met A Sweet Potato I Didn’t Like, But This One… I LOVE!
Did someone say flavour? YAS. These sautéed sweet potatoes are LEGIT the definition of delicious, savoury flavour! All you need are a few spices & seasonings & you’ve got a perfect side dish packed with beta-carotene, antioxidants, fibre & good for you carbs! Sweet potatoes […]
Hey lovies! <3 Next up on the menu is veggies, because, well… VEGGIES! Do I really have to explain myself? No weekend of meal prep is complete without some sautéed, grilled, roasted, steamed or some sort of veggie! This week, I chose to go the […]
Gluten-Free & Vegan Peanut Butter Goji Berry Chocolate Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. So Crumbly, You’ll Fool Yourself Into Thinking It’s A COOKIE!
Hey babes! After a week away in Punta Cana on one of the best trips of my life (I mean… fitness + sunshine + amazing people + delicious food + the beach… do you blame me?), KITK IS BACK AT IT. And by “at it”, I […]
Sometimes, when I sit back & reflect on where I was just one short year ago, I surprise myself. I’m no where near perfect. I’m still recovering & yes, I’m still struggling. But last year around this time, I was struggling EVEN MORE. Life is […]
All my life, I was”thunder thighs”. Call it a label. Tell me I shouldn’t have let it get to me & that words are just words. Call it jealousy, animosity or hate. But NO. Take it from me when I tell you that when you […]
Trying on clothes (especially old ones) is my biggest trigger & makes me really anxious. As much as I’m grateful for recovery & having been able to fight for my life & regain my health, trying on clothes means I have to face one of […]
Raw Vegan & Gluten-Free Almond Butter Oreos a.k.a. Ever Met An Oreo That Contains Antioxidants? Nice To Meet You Boo.
Got an Oreo craving? NO PROBLEM. I GOTCHU. These raw, vegan, gluten-free & refined sugar-free ALMOND BUTTER OREOS are your jam. They’re fudgy, chocolatey, chewy, satisfying & beyond delicious. They’ll remind you of your childhood for sure, because let’s be honest… who didn’t grow up […]
Black Bean, Heart Of Palm & Pine Nut Salad In A Sweet & Citrusy Vinaigrette a.k.a. Quadruple Whammy: Nutritious, Crunchy, Fresh & Delicious!
Hey babes! <3 Here’s a fun & easy one that requires very little prep & such simple ingredients, you’ll love me forever… BUT WHO ARE WE KIDDING, you already do, right? No but seriously, this salad is super easy to prepare, crispy, crunchy, fresh, delicious, […]
Italian-Seasoned Tomato Roasted Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Breast a.k.a. But Is It Bad That This Chicken Is BAE To Me?
Ok but wait… this ITALIAN-SEASONED TOMATO ROASTED GARLIC PAN-SEARED CHICKEN BREAST IS BAE! <3 Sorry, I meant to say hello first, but TBH, I just couldn’t contain myself!!! This pan-seared chicken is OH-SO-DELICIOSSO & OH-SO-SIMPLE! Clean & healthy jarred tomato sauces are hard to come […]
Hey babes! Here today with a super simple one for you guys, but one that I think should be a classic in everyone’s kitchen! I mean, let’s be honest, there’s nothing like a bowl full of greens to make me HAPPY FOR DAYS. Sautéing your […]
Hey babes! <3 Whether you’re vegan or lactose intolerant or not, plant-based milk alternatives are a great way to get in a good dose of nutrients, plant-based protein & omega fatty acids that you wouldn’t otherwise get from dairy milk! They’re super silky & creamy […]
VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE FIBRE-ENRICHED “CHESSY” MEATBALLS, anyone? TBH, I don’t even know why I’m asking. The answer with these babies should always be YES. Guys, I don’t even know where to begin with these babes, besides for telling you that I created a masterpiece today! […]
As cliché as it sounds, I really do believe that our battles are handed to us because we were built to handle them & come out victorious. I spent a huge part of my life feeling sorry for myself for my struggles & because I […]
Chewy Collagen Coconut Butter Walnut Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. Going CocoNUTS RN! (& What’s So Good About Coconut Butter, Anyway?)
OH MY COCONUT!!!! These COLLAGEN COCONUT BUTTER WALNUT COOKIE DOUGH BALLS ARE TO DIE FOR. Last night, I legit lied in bed dreaming of these babies because I made them right before bed & didn’t want to go to bed with a full tummy. Basically, […]
Lemony Dill Sautéed Veggie Skillet a.k.a. I Put That (Lemon) On ‘Errthang & “Dill” Somebody Say Delicious?
Hey babes! <3 I’m so excited to share so many delicious recipes with you guys this week! I had planned to do a bit of a simpler meal prep because my dad & I are travelling & my sister is in full-blown exam period. BUT, […]
Fully Loaded Chicken, Avocado & Roasted Beet Salad In An Apple Cider, Lemon & Turmeric Dressing & My Tips For Putting Together Healthy Homemade Dressings!
Hey loves! <3 The other day, I whipped up this delicious, crispy, crunchy, naturally sweetened, protein & healthy fat-rich salad & let me tell you, it did the trick & definitely hit the spot! It filled me up & most importantly, I felt GOOD after […]
The biggest challenge in recovery is that you don’t just choose recovery & that’s it. It’s not a one-time thing. It’s not a huge decision that you struggle to make once & that you never have to contemplate again. You have to keep choosing recovery […]
10-Minute Creamy (& Healthier) Zoodle Fettuccine With Pine Nuts & Fresh Cilantro a.k.a. Lazy Dinners Don’t Have To Be Boring or Unhealthy!
Hey babes! <3 I was craving something cheesy last night but I was also kinda lazy, so I whipped up this zoodle dish in just 10 minutes! And OMG was it ever DELISH! It definitely satisfied my craving NO TAKE-OUT NECESSARY! It’s gluten-free, possibly vegan […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free No-Bake Nutty Cherry & Cranberry Granola Bars a.k.a. Clean, Real Food Ready In 5? Hell Yes.
VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE NO-BAKE NUTTY CHERRY & CRANBERRY GRANOLA BARS, anyone? When good quality granola bars made with REAL FOOD & real ingredients are hard to find, MAKE YOUR OWN AT HOME! It’s super easy & requires just a few simple ingredients you probably already […]
Hey babes! <3 Spring is in the air & with that, I thought it would be a great idea to share some of my tips for staying motivated & consistent with my workout schedule: Plan & register for workouts on Sunday nights! Starting my week off […]
Hey babes! <3 Before I tell you how to make these delicious bites, can we dedicate a moment of silence to how gorgeous they are? I mean… are they not cookbook worthy? I know you think so too. Just admit it. Not only are they […]
One-Skillet Asian Peanut Lime & Cilantro Ground Chicken a.k..a You’re Going To Go (pea)NUTS For This Recipe!
Hey babes!! <3 This is what happens when my sister tells me she wants ground chicken with peanuts. GROUND CHICKEN WITH PEANUTS, she gets! So what’s the deal with this recipe? Minimal ingredients. Simple preparation. ONE SKILLET (Yes, that means LESS DISHES FOR YOU!) Delicious. […]
Hey babes! <3 TBH, this recipe started out as me being REALLY LAZY, and rightfully so. I got a little lazy because this was the last recipe I meal prepped on the weekend & yo girl was tired! But… but… but… the flavour on them […]
Pan-Seared Spicy Tomato, Garlic & Cilantro Halibut a.k.a. My Take On Mommy’s Traditional Friday-Night Moroccan Fish!
Guys, if you know, you know. This recipe reminds me so much of my mom’s Friday night (a.k.a. Shabbat) Moroccan salmon recipe! I have to admit… it’s a slightly healthier version though! The traditional version is delicious, don’t get me wrong, BUT it’s also very […]
I got inspired by one of my trainers to share something that I see so much truth in. We’re all trying to find our purpose & place in life, whether it be in our profession, relationship or lifestyle habits. Often, we look for things outside […]
Dijon Honey Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Strips a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy Deliciousness That Dad Approves Of #Success!
Hey babes!!! <3 I’m sooooo excited to share this simple chicken breast recipe with you guys! It’s MAGICAL in so many ways! First off, it’s probably the easiest chicken recipe to put together – all you need is your stovetop, a skillet & a few […]
Gluten-Free & Vegan Buckwheat Soba Noodle Salad In A Spicy Creamy Almond Dressing a.k.a. Taking #SaladGoals To A Whole New Level!
Hey babes! <3 I’m calling this a salad but it’s SO MUCH MORE. I’m telling you, it’s going to be what I like to call “on repeat” in your Kitch! (& most probably, in mine too!!!). BTW, soba = buckwheat, so what’s great is that […]
If you suffer from anxiety too, you know it comes in highs & lows. Sometimes, days & weeks go by & I hardly even feel it’s there. Other days or weeks, it really hits me. Overtime, I learned that when it hits, there’s nothing I can […]
Vegan & Gluten-Free Matcha Chocolate Chip Energy Poppers a.k.a. Your Bite-Sized (Green) Dream Come True!
Hey babes! I’m so excited to share these vegan & gluten–free matcha chocolate chip energy poppers with you! You guys know I LOVE matcha, right? Well, now you know. I’m a huge fan of the Vital Proteins Matcha Collagen but I’m also supa-dupa into organic […]
Why My Journey Towards Living A Healthier Lifestyle Is Endless & What Made Me Fall In Love With The Process!
I firmly believe that the quest to living a healthier lifestyle has no end. It’s a constant uphill journey where the possibilities to learn & educate myself are endless & where the opportunity to apply what I learn to my everyday life is not only […]
Ronald McDonald Who?: Oven-Baked Cajun-Spiced Healthy French Fries a.k.a. These Fries (& Any Fries) Over Guys, #AmIRight?
GUYS… oh my goodness! These fries are all things crispy, crunchy, roasted & full of flavour on the outside & super moist & chewy on the inside! They make for a great side dish & they’re so delicious, the whole family will love them! (YES, EVEN […]
Gluten-Free & Maca Maple Almond Flour Cookies a.k.a. The Chewiest Almond Flour Cookies On This Planet Version 2.0!
Happy Saturday, babes!!!! <3 Public announcement for y’all: MACA MAPLE ALMOND FLOUR COOKIES, anyone? YES PLEASE! What’s better than a cookie full of vitamins, minerals, protein, healthy fats, stress-relieving, energy-boosting & hormone regulating adaptogens, natural sweetness, tons of flavour & scrumptiously chewy & soft texture? […]
Hey babes! <3 Before you ask (& I totally understand your doubts because of how obsessed I am with this product), this is NOT a sponsored post. It’s just me telling you about my current fave ALL NATURAL supplement that changed my pre-workout energy levels & […]
There’s a difference between thoughts & actions. Thoughts are ideas or opinions produced by thinking or occurring suddenly in the mind. They can be real or unreal, depending on what you make of them & how you choose to react to them. Their truth or […]
Mom’s Avocado, Tomato & Fresh Herb Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy, Fresh, Citrusy Deliciousness!
This salad is simple but so fresh & delicious! It’s crispy & crunchy but also super creamy thanks to the avocado! My mom always used to whip it together for us as an after school snack or quick lunch & yesterday, I was craving it […]
Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Collagen Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. A Chewy Choco-Chip Cookie Dream Come True!
Hey babes! <3 So I’ve been knee-deep into sweet potatoes lately because that’s basically all there is to eat on Passover. NO JOKE I also don’t really eat matzah because of the potential digestive issues that I choose to prevent! Anywho, I’ve been having a […]
Refined Sugar-Free Chunky Peach & Strawberry Vanilla Jam a.k.a. This Jam Is SO MY JAM, You Catch My Drift?
Hey babes! <3 As you guys know, I used to make my own homemade jam all the time & today, I was craving it! My original recipe is with berries but these are the fruit I had on hand today. You guys know I’m all […]
Grain-Free Chocolate Collagen Brownie Batter Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. When Dad Approves, You Know You Nailed It!
Guys, if I told you these tasted exactly like brownie batter, would you believe me? Guess what? THEY DO!!! They’re made with just 6 real food ingredients, packed with amino acids, iron, magnesium, antioxidants, beauty-boosting, muscle-strengthening & gut-healing Vital Proteins collagen peptides & naturally sweetened […]