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Garlicky Sautéed Shrimp a.k.a.Your Answer To That 5-Minute Lazy Dinner!

Garlicky Sautéed Shrimp a.k.a.Your Answer To That 5-Minute Lazy Dinner!

You guys voted YES to this recipe, so I deliver! I whipped these babes up for my sis for lunch today & she loved them! Super simple & easy to prepare, they make for a great add-in to bowls, salads or lettuce wraps! Since I […]

Roasted Bell Peppers, Fennel & Onion

Roasted Bell Peppers, Fennel & Onion

I absolutely positively adore the taste of roasted fennel & bell peppers on their own, but imagine the miracle that comes alive when you put them together… OH MY GOODNESS! My sister & I basically already devoured half the batch, hence why I make them […]

Healthy Living & How I Budget

Healthy Living & How I Budget

The skincare products, healthy organic food, supplements, workout clothes, gym memberships, makeup, shoes… I bet you’re wondering, how do I afford it all?! Truth is, I don’t! On my journey towards living a healthier lifestyle, I’ve made many sacrifices in other areas of my life […]

Product Review: Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask

Product Review: Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask

I was already obsessed with this product before the cold weather started to hit us & now I have all the more reason to be. If I had to describe it in 2 words, it’d be MOISTURE CITY! And you guys know how important it […]

Medical Medium’s Healing Veggie Broth For The Cold Winter Months

Medical Medium’s Healing Veggie Broth For The Cold Winter Months

How fitting that just as I was writing out what I wanted to make for meal prep this week, Medical Medium posted his healing broth recipe & I figured, what a perfect staple to have on hand for the week with the cold weather creeping […]

Meal Prep Can Be Simple AF & What You Need To Know About REAL FOOD

Meal Prep Can Be Simple AF & What You Need To Know About REAL FOOD

A simple meal prep doesn’t mean you can’t get it done or that it isn’t done “properly”. Eating healthy doesn’t need to mean complicated fancy recipes. Yes, they’re fun when we have the time but sometimes, we just don’t! To me, what matters most is […]

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

Turmeric Cauliflower Rice

Here’s a super yummy & easy side dish you can prepare in literally minutes! Spice it up to your liking or follow the recipe to a T & you’ll be mind-blown that it isn’t rice! It’s grain free (duh), full of fibre & beneficial minerals […]

Latest Obsession: Collard Green Wraps a.k.a. Ah, The Power Of Plants!

Latest Obsession: Collard Green Wraps a.k.a. Ah, The Power Of Plants!

Went HAM with the collard greens this week! I stuffed ‘em with avocado, hummus, salsa, veggies, nutritional yeast, black pepper, alfalfa sprouts, sea salt, cucumber & cherry tomatoes! But you can have so much fun with the toppings that you won’t get sick of them […]

I Miss You Mommy <3

I Miss You Mommy <3

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Although my mom didn’t suffer from it, it’s a month that rings close to home because she lost her battle to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma a few years ago. Yesterday, as I drove by the Jewish General Hospital, I went back […]

Homemade Coconut Flour Crackers

Homemade Coconut Flour Crackers

I’m all about the coconut lately so it’s only fitting I attempted a coconut flour cracker,plus I find it so hard to find a healthy & good quality cracker these days! I had to prep the batch twice to really nail the crispy crunchy texture […]

I Don’t Rely On Food Restriction To Make Me Happy Anymore & I’m So Grateful!

I Don’t Rely On Food Restriction To Make Me Happy Anymore & I’m So Grateful!

How crazy is it that I used to be able to count the foods I let myself eat on one hand? How crazy is it that my drinks, meals & snacks were to be had at specific times & those times only. No sooner, no […]

Asian Ginger Veggie Skillet

Asian Ginger Veggie Skillet

Yummy, crunchy, crispy, nutritious, full of flavour, so easy & simple to make & the seasonings work well with any veggie of your choice! In fact, the mix is so good, you could even use it to marinate your fave protein dishes! And get this… […]

Cacao & Maca Quinoa Breaky Bowl

Cacao & Maca Quinoa Breaky Bowl

Yes, I eat quinoa for breakfast & I’m hella proud of it! It’s such a fun way to change things up from our traditional oatmeal breakfasts & a great source of protein, complex carbs & minerals like zinc & magnesium. I obviously spiced it up […]

Why Accountability Is So Important In Eating Disorder Recovery

Why Accountability Is So Important In Eating Disorder Recovery

This is a rough one for me to post but I think it can help anyone struggling with recovery & that one of the main reasons why my blog/Instagram account means so much to me, so here goes. I know, you hardly recognize me. But […]

Pumpkin Spice Cassava Flour Banana Bread

Pumpkin Spice Cassava Flour Banana Bread

To be quite honest with you babes on this beautiful Friday afternoon, it would’ve been SO FLIPPIN’ SELFISH for me to keep this recipe from you a minute longer. I’m not even joking… I’m beyond excited at how well I NAILED it. Making it is […]

KITK Tips For Choosing The Right SPF

KITK Tips For Choosing The Right SPF

‘Tis the season for frothy lattes, cuddles & getting away with leaving the house in an oversized sweater & not looking like a complete bum. BUT it’s also the season where lots of us forget that we need SPF just as much as in the […]

Are You Telling Yourself The Right Things?

Are You Telling Yourself The Right Things?

“Of all the people on the planet, you talk to yourself more than anyone. Make sure you are saying the right things”. say no to your fears & face them head strong tell yourself you CAN & you WILL be with your thoughts instead of […]

Blueberry Pie Steel Cut Oats a.k.a. Berry Delicious!

Blueberry Pie Steel Cut Oats a.k.a. Berry Delicious!

Wanna make a killer BERRY delicious (pun intended) fibre & antioxidant rich breaky this AM? Get crackin’ because this recipe will make all your comforting oatmeal dreams come true!!! They’re thick, rich, creamy, naturally sweet, taste like scrumptious blueberry pie & they’re perfect for a […]

Chocolate Fudge Avocado Cookies

Chocolate Fudge Avocado Cookies

You guys asked, so I delivered as fast as I could!!! These babies are indulgent, comforting, full of fibre, healthy fats, antioxidants, magnesium, iron, calcium, delicious, so moist & chewy on the inside, bursting with chocolate flavour, vegan, gluten, grain, oil, egg, dairy, flour, soy […]

Spinach, Avocado, Radish & Fennel Salad In A Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

Spinach, Avocado, Radish & Fennel Salad In A Lemon Garlic Vinaigrette

Lunch inspo comin’ in hot 😍🥗 Wanna know how to put a healthy & delicious lunch together in just 5 minutes? here goes… Chop up some fresh spinach or any greens of choice & throw it into a bowl as your base Chop up some […]

#WorldMentalHealthDay

#WorldMentalHealthDay

Today is #WorldMentalHealthDay. Amidst the bright & beautiful colours on social media & the smiles on the faces of those around us, let us not forget that there’s a story behind it all. Let us not forget that what we see is a highlight reel […]

My Go-To Face Oils For Winter

My Go-To Face Oils For Winter

Dry & cold winter air often leaves skin irritated, flaky, cracked, dehydrated, dull & dry. Some factors that contribute to these symptoms? Less humidity, the change in temperature & dry indoor temperatures from heaters strip away skin’s protective moisture barrier, thereby reducing its ability to […]

Low-Carb Grain-Free Coconut Flour Bread a.k.a. Homemade Bread Is BOMB!

Low-Carb Grain-Free Coconut Flour Bread a.k.a. Homemade Bread Is BOMB!

I don’t even know where to begin with this deliciousness… I’m stunned at how well it toasts & crisps up without feeling or tasting like cardboard (because let’s be honest, most gluten-free breads do)! Here’s how I’d sum up this bread: homemade with real ingredients […]

Lower Body & Mini Ab Workout

Lower Body & Mini Ab Workout

Hey lovies! Here’s a workout I did with my sister at the gym this week & let me tell you, WE BROKE A HELLA SWEAT. BANDED WORKOUT (LOWER BODY): Banded squat walk around the track (right lead leg), stop at 1st corner & do 10 […]

How To Bounce Back After A Weekend Of Indulgence

How To Bounce Back After A Weekend Of Indulgence

Bouncing back after a weekend of indulgence & foods you’re not used to? I got you! SHORT ANSWER: JUST DO IT: 1 weekend won’t make or break you & if you dwell on it as opposed to jumping back into your routine, you’ll make it […]

Sautéed Turmeric Veggies With Hummus & A Coffee & Greens Protein Shake

Sautéed Turmeric Veggies With Hummus & A Coffee & Greens Protein Shake

Today’s lunch was so delicious & so simple to make! I’m all about simplicity lately, but that doesn’t mean I ever compromise flavour! I was in the mood for some warm sautéed veggies but I knew it wouldn’t be enough protein to refuel after a […]

Smoked Tempeh, Lupini Bean & Avocado Salad a.k.a. Lazy Dinners Don’t Have To Be Unhealthy!

Smoked Tempeh, Lupini Bean & Avocado Salad a.k.a. Lazy Dinners Don’t Have To Be Unhealthy!

Tonight’s dinnah was lookin’ “OHMAHGAWD”!!! I used arugula as my base, then topped it with all the goods: smoked onion tempeh, avocado, tomatoes, lupini beans (btw, they’ve got more protein than chickpeas, juss’ sayin’), raw tigernuts, roasted Brussels sprouts & my homemade lemon apple cider vinaigrette! Salads […]

Perfectly Grilled Smoky Bell Peppers a.k.a. Your New Fave Side Dish

Perfectly Grilled Smoky Bell Peppers a.k.a. Your New Fave Side Dish

I know what you’re thinking… this recipe looks so simple, what’s so great about it? 🤔 THAT’S JUST IT… it’s simple AF but you’d never know it because the flavour is B.O.M.B. & it’s all about that perfect roast! Bell peppers make for a great […]

Quinoa, Avocado & Fennel Salad In An Apple Cider Lemon Dressing

Quinoa, Avocado & Fennel Salad In An Apple Cider Lemon Dressing

Here’s a really yummy, quick & simple salad recipe you can whip up for lunch or dinner! Putting together a salad or a healthy meal in general doesn’t have to be complicated or take forever; you don’t have to use the fanciest or most expensive […]

Gluten-Free Fluffy AF Chocolate Protein Pancakes a.k.a. The Definition of FIRE

Gluten-Free Fluffy AF Chocolate Protein Pancakes a.k.a. The Definition of FIRE

I had these gluten/free fluffy AF chocolate protein pancakes for breaky this morning & they were fire, so I’m sharing the recipe! ‘Nuff said! P.S. How fitting is it that I had these on Thanksgiving? Let me tell ya, they gave me a heck ton to […]

Sautéed Lemon Garlic Rapini

Sautéed Lemon Garlic Rapini

Love me some sautéed lemon garlic rapini! How ’bout you? Rapini contains tons of anti-inflammatory nutrients, such as folate & vitamin C, it’s also rich in vitamin K, crucial for bone health, contains tons of cancer-fighting phytochemicals, detoxifies & heals the liver, promotes skin health, […]

Why I Don’t Hate The “Old Me” & How She Helped Me Get Where I Am Today

Why I Don’t Hate The “Old Me” & How She Helped Me Get Where I Am Today

It would be easy for me to tell you that I hate the girl on the left for not being strong enough to fight her anorexia before it took over her life. That she was weak, vulnerable, unworthy, powerless & that she made me suffer […]

Almond Butter Pumpkin Spice Freezer Fudge a.k.a. Send Help, I Can’t Stop.

Almond Butter Pumpkin Spice Freezer Fudge a.k.a. Send Help, I Can’t Stop.

#SendHelp, I can’t stop with the pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! I feel so #basic, but it’s just so delicious!! This ALMOND BUTTER PUMPKIN SPICE FREEZER FUDGE is on fire!!!! 6 ingredients 5 minutes gluten & grain-free, vegan, naturally sweet, full of pumpkin spice deliciousness & nutritious […]

Soba Noodle Ginger & Turmeric Veggie Soup a.k.a. Your New Fall Staple!

Soba Noodle Ginger & Turmeric Veggie Soup a.k.a. Your New Fall Staple!

Today’s cold weather had me feeling a warm & comforting veggie soup, but if you know me, you know it’s not just a simple veggie soup because I always like to be a little extra! The base? I used King Soba Noodle Ginger pumpkin noodles […]

Ooey-Gooey Chewy Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

Ooey-Gooey Chewy Banana Bread Oatmeal Cookies

YES YES YES, you’ll want to stop everything you’re doing RN & make these OOEY GOOEY CHEWY BANANA BREAD OATMEAL COOKIES full of protein, antioxidants, fibre & healthy fats, these babies are hearty enough to have for a quick breaky on the go! vegan, gluten-free, […]

Pear Crumble Cinnamon Warm Steel Cut Oats

Pear Crumble Cinnamon Warm Steel Cut Oats

I did a crazy double sweat sesh this early Friday AM that started with a spin class & then a wild strength training burn, so I needed all the refuel I could get & this warm & comforting bowl definitely hit the spot! Steel cut oats […]

My Tips & Tricks For Adapting To The Change In Season

My Tips & Tricks For Adapting To The Change In Season

Happy Friday babes! It’s so cold out right now, so I figured it’s the perfect time to share my tips to make coping with the change in season a little happier & bearable! It’s no secret that the change in season can sometimes be difficult with […]

Warm & Frothy Adaptogenic Matcha Latte

Warm & Frothy Adaptogenic Matcha Latte

DRINK YOUR GREENS!! warm & frothy matcha latte FTW! so easy & so yummy & it has an added adaptogen kick, perfect for: that mid-afternoon energy slump when you still need energy for the rest of the day when stress/anxiety mode is full force & […]

Shredded Cabbage, Chickpea & Seaweed Salad In My Lemon Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Shredded Cabbage, Chickpea & Seaweed Salad In My Lemon Apple Cider Vinaigrette

LEGIT had the definition of #saladgoals for lunch the other day. I spent an hour washing & prepping all the fresh veggies we bought yesterday to restock our fridge because it makes meal prepping so convenient throughout the week & I got a craving for […]

Work With Me!

Work With Me!

Are you struggling mentally, emotionally, socially, spiritually, nutritionally or physically? Do you feel lost?Overwhelmed? Unsure where to start? Do you struggle with: Binging, restriction, yo-yo dieting? Weight loss/gain or building lean muscle? Intuitive eating or damaged relationship with food? Meal planning/prep? Staying on track during […]

Garlicky Sautéed Caramelized Leeks

Garlicky Sautéed Caramelized Leeks

My mom used to make sautéed leeks all the time but TBH, the size of the veggie made me think they were so hard to make so I never really tried them but yesterday, they were on sale so yo’ girl picked some up & […]

Very Berry Banana Chocolate Protein Muffins

Very Berry Banana Chocolate Protein Muffins

Quick, easy, fudgy & gooey,delicious! Full of protein & antioxidants! Flourless, vegan & gluten-free! Made with just a few ingredients & no butter, oil, grains or added sugar! … these babes are basically an energizing brownie in muffin form & they’re the perfect example of […]

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Fruit Salad

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Fruit Salad

When my sissy asks for study fuel, she gets study fuel in the form of fruit salad! And trust me, whether you’re studying or not, you WANT & NEED this yummy deliciousness in your life! It’s THE perfect snack! To make it, all you gotta […]

Skincare Product Review: Dr. Dennis Gross Exfoliating Moisturizer

Skincare Product Review: Dr. Dennis Gross Exfoliating Moisturizer

As promised, the review is in for the Dr. Dennis Gross ALPHA BETA EXFOLIATING MOISTURIZER. I got through a full tub of it to the point where I was desperately scraping the bottom because I loved it so much & finally reordered it! I also […]

Confidence & Why We All Need To Stop Guilting Ourselves

Confidence & Why We All Need To Stop Guilting Ourselves

The most beautiful thing anyone can wear is CONFIDENCE & guess what?! It’s free! It costs nothing but requires just as much hard work (if not more) as anything else you decide to commit to & invest your time in. I struggled with self-confidence my whole […]

My Go-To Homemade Lemon Apple Cider Vinaigrette

My Go-To Homemade Lemon Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This dressing has been a staple of mine FOREVER & that’s because it’s so yummy, versatile, nutritious & tastes good on & with just about everything! It’s full of pH balancing & digestive healing apple cider vinegar & a great way to incorporate it into […]

Fluffiest Ever Vanilla Protein Cookies (PSA: They’re Made With Avocado But You’d Never Know It!)

Fluffiest Ever Vanilla Protein Cookies (PSA: They’re Made With Avocado But You’d Never Know It!)

Yes, you read right… avocados! I had a leftover 1/2 avocado & logically… AVOCADO COOKIES came to mind because, have you met me? These babes are delicious, full of protein, antioxidants, fibre & SOOOO FLUFFY, you’d think you were biting into a cloud! You want & […]

Gimme All The Carbs & Why I Believe In Them If You Eat The Right Ones!

Gimme All The Carbs & Why I Believe In Them If You Eat The Right Ones!

Gimme all the carbs & protein please! Here’s some lunch inspiration: Ezekiel sprouted bread with homemade hummus, smoked onion non-GMO tempeh, avocado, chilli powder, parsley, vegan Parmesan  blend & chipotle kimchi for probiotics! Yes, I eat a lot of carbs & contrary to some of the info […]

Double Fudge Chocolate Protein Brownies

Double Fudge Chocolate Protein Brownies

This was my second attempt at creating the perfect chocolate protein brownie & I have to say… this time, I REALLY nailed it! If you like your brownie fudgy AF on the inside & crumbly on the outside, you’ve met your match! Loaded with plant-based […]

Maca Chocolate Chia Pudding

Maca Chocolate Chia Pudding

I can’t even begin to tell you guys how excited I am that I can finally use maca again! Turns out the issues I was having were because I was eating it raw as opposed to gelatinized! Now that I switched over to gelatinized maca, […]

Vegan Simple & Easy Lentil Patties

Vegan Simple & Easy Lentil Patties

Y’all know I’m all about plant protein! And these patties are #GOALS when it comes to protein-rich lunches or dinners! They’re eggless, made with sprouted breadcrumbs, simple & easy to make & so so yummy!!! The lentils give them an earthy nutty flavour similar to […]

Bio-Individuality, Holistic Health & Why You Need To Do More YOU!

Bio-Individuality, Holistic Health & Why You Need To Do More YOU!

Let’s talk BIO-INDIVIDUALITY. We’re all unique, unique in our bodies, minds & souls. Recognizing & honouring our uniqueness in a world where EVERYONE wants to look, be & act the same, is KEY to health & happiness. Simply put, what works for you may not work […]

Almond Pulp Vanilla Bliss Balls a.k.a. The Perfect Pre/Post Workout Snack!

Almond Pulp Vanilla Bliss Balls a.k.a. The Perfect Pre/Post Workout Snack!

Meal prep this week called for some homemade almond cream & y’all know what that means… I had some leftover almond pulp so I put it to good use to make these little balls of deliciousness! What’s fun about this recipe is that you can […]

Sweet Potato & Zucchini Oven Baked Chips a.k.a. Issa Chip Night!

Sweet Potato & Zucchini Oven Baked Chips a.k.a. Issa Chip Night!

ISSA CHIP NIGHT & #issavibe!! Just whipped up some fresh smoky sweet potato & garlic zucchini chips, spiced ‘em up super simply & baked them to crispy to death perfection! The sweet potato fries with hummus are FIRE & don’t get me started about the crunch […]

Fudgy 1-Bowl Almond Flour Brownies

Fudgy 1-Bowl Almond Flour Brownies

These babies are low-sugar, decadent, rich, indulgent, SO EASY to make (like 1-bowl easy), paleo, vegan, grain, gluten, refined sugar, egg & dairy free, crumbly on the outside & moist & chewy on the inside (aka cakey on the outside & fudgy on the inside), […]

KITK Weight Gain Tips Because Yes, Some Of Us Need & Want To Gain Weight!

KITK Weight Gain Tips Because Yes, Some Of Us Need & Want To Gain Weight!

Believe it or not, it’s actually harder than you think to gain weight, especially if you struggle with it due to a medical condition or mental illness. It took me 5 months to gain 20 pounds, even on a very strict & calorie-dense meal plan […]

What A Difference 2 Years Can Make & Why Nothing Is Impossible!

What A Difference 2 Years Can Make & Why Nothing Is Impossible!

If you’re struggling today, let me remind you that you are NOT alone & that today’s struggle doesn’t mean that you’ll feel the same way tomorrow, in a week, month or year from now. Today’s struggle is JUST that. It’s TODAY’S struggle. Roll with it. […]

Simple & Easy Roasted Asparagus

Simple & Easy Roasted Asparagus

Crispy, crunchy, delicious, full of flavour, green, fibre-rich & full of health benefits, asparagus is: anti inflammatory reduces stomach acidity controls blood sugar levels supports kidney health protects the heart relieves PMS symptoms high in folate relieves bloating & detoxified the body promotes regularity skin […]

Creamy Cauliflower Cheese Sauce Pasta

Creamy Cauliflower Cheese Sauce Pasta

Ain’t nobody need cheese to make cheese sauce! This vegan cauliflower sauce is BEYOND DELISH. I swear, you could fool even a cheese lover with it! It’s smooth, thick, creamy, nutty, tastes just like cheese but contains zero dairy & is full of fibre, healthy […]

Product Review: IGK Hair Low Key Cleansing Walnut Scrub Hair Mask

Product Review: IGK Hair Low Key Cleansing Walnut Scrub Hair Mask

I originally bought this mask after a trip in Punta Cana. I got so burnt that my scalp was so itchy & started to peel & flake, leaving my hair full of little dead skin particles & I was NOT happy to say the least! […]

Chocolate Sea Salt Freezer Fudge a.k.a. Caramel & Chocolate In Bite-Sized Form!

Chocolate Sea Salt Freezer Fudge a.k.a. Caramel & Chocolate In Bite-Sized Form!

Betcha didn’t think I could sneak vegan, paleo & healthy in the same sentence as fudge, am I right?! You thought wrong! This fudge is all that & more… it’s easy, pulls apart like caramel (I’m serious… I’m talking ooey gooey goodness), smooth, delicious & […]

Food For Thought: How Many Times Has Your Mind Messed With You?

Food For Thought: How Many Times Has Your Mind Messed With You?

How many times has your mind messed with you when it comes to food? This morning, as I spread the almond butter on my toast, my mind started… “Kelly, you just had almond butter yesterday, maybe you should just have jam today”. If you ever […]

Grilled Rosemary-Spiced Eggplant & Peppers

Grilled Rosemary-Spiced Eggplant & Peppers

Those grill marks, right?! One of my fave kitchen appliances is my Breville Smart Grill! It literally gives you the best of both worlds: an indoor BBQ in the fall & winter without having to freeze your butt off outside! It’s easy to use, clean & […]

Shawarma Spiced Baked Chicken Meatballs

Shawarma Spiced Baked Chicken Meatballs

Okay, so my dad REALLY likes shawarma so I figured I’d make him something he’d be happy to come home to for dinnah! Daughter duties, right? These shawarma spiced meatballs are so simple & easy to make yet you’d never know because of how flavourful […]

“Basic B” Overnight Oats Recipe a.k.a. Your New Breakfast Staple!

“Basic B” Overnight Oats Recipe a.k.a. Your New Breakfast Staple!

Here’s a super simple overnight oats recipe that you can customize to your liking by adding fruit, nuts, seeds or any powders your heart desires! Everyone needs a perfect basic overnight oats recipe in their lives, especially during the upcoming cooler months! They’re creamy, comforting, […]

“Ground Lentil” Curry Lettuce Wraps With Kimchi

“Ground Lentil” Curry Lettuce Wraps With Kimchi

This is the reality of what most of my meals look like: I usually use some of the #noms I prepare on the weekend as the main event & then use my imagination to find a way to turn it into a fun, delicious, easy […]

How My Anorexia Showed Me That The Glass IS Always Half Full If I Let It Be (& How It Helped Me Find My Passion)

How My Anorexia Showed Me That The Glass IS Always Half Full If I Let It Be (& How It Helped Me Find My Passion)

I’m so incredibly grateful I was able to turn one of the most negative & scary experiences of my life into something so beautifully positive & that I found my true passion & calling. Today, I met with my first client & although I was […]

Vegan Coconut Flour Carrot Cake Muffins

Vegan Coconut Flour Carrot Cake Muffins

When I tell you guys these muffins are fall in muffin form, I mean it! They’re bursting with deliciousness, sweet & savoury flavah, moist & chewy, comforting, grain-free, vegan, naturally sweetened & FULL OF VITAMIN-C & ANTIOXIDANT-RICH CARROTS!!! They require very minimal prep, no mixer, […]

What’s A Fear Food Anyway?

What’s A Fear Food Anyway?

Today, I look at this smoothie & I’m like “GIMME SOME”, but it wasn’t always the case. There was once a time where a protein shake scared me so much that being told I had to eat it gave me panic attacks & made me […]

Vegan Ginger Carrot Soup a.k.a. Creamy Vegan Deliciousness At Its Finest

Vegan Ginger Carrot Soup a.k.a. Creamy Vegan Deliciousness At Its Finest

Judging by the creaminess of this soup, you’d never believe it contains no dairy… but it’s actually completely dairy & allergen free! It’s delicious, full of antioxidants, beta-carotene & vitamin A & C, comforting, full of flavour, amazing for digestion & so simple & easy […]

Roasted Garlicky Broccoli & Mushrooms

Roasted Garlicky Broccoli & Mushrooms

Hi lovies! <3 Did you guys know that mushrooms are actually an amazing source of plant-based protein?! I didn’t know that until pretty recently! In just 1 cup you get 3G of protein, not to mention fibre, antioxidants, B vitamins & selenium, which supports immunity, […]

Homemade Almond Milk Chai Latte a.k.a. When Your Froth Looks Like A Cloud

Homemade Almond Milk Chai Latte a.k.a. When Your Froth Looks Like A Cloud

Hey babes! My sissy was feeling under the weather the other & really wanted a Starbucks chai latte but we were both lazy AF to go pick it up! So I made her a healthier version instead & added some manuka honey & oil of oregano […]

Homemade Vanilla Bean Cashew Milk a.k.a. Creamy, Silky, Smooth & Delicious!

Homemade Vanilla Bean Cashew Milk a.k.a. Creamy, Silky, Smooth & Delicious!

If you don’t know, now you know: I prep a fresh batch of homemade seed or nut milk every week! I cut dairy milk a few years ago & now that I’ve been plant-based for a few months, I could never imagine going back! I […]

Why I Rely On Discipline More Than Motivation & This Week’s #MealPrepSpread

Why I Rely On Discipline More Than Motivation & This Week’s #MealPrepSpread

I’m usually SO excited & enthusiastic about meal prep every Sunday. But this week, I got home after the longest morning EVER & TBH, I really had ZERO motivation to meal prep. I felt like doing it like a hole in the head & I […]

Strawberry & Greens Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. On A Smoothie Kick & Not Mad At It!

Strawberry & Greens Vanilla Protein Shake a.k.a. On A Smoothie Kick & Not Mad At It!

I am TOTALLY guilty of not having refuelled enough today after my double sweat sesh this morning. When I got home from a long day of errands & groceries with my dad, I felt so depleted, weak & HANGRY so I made myself a really […]

Sautéed Garlicky Green Beans a.k.a. You’ll Be Stringing These Along With You, No Pun Intended!

Sautéed Garlicky Green Beans a.k.a. You’ll Be Stringing These Along With You, No Pun Intended!

Here’s a great side dish that’s full of flavour, delicious, healthy & full of vitamins & minerals! Green beans are full of vitamins C, A & K, amazing for immunity & digestion, rich in filling fibre, help regulate blood sugar levels, contain B vitamins (especially […]

Why Sometimes You Have To Do What’s Best For YOUR Health Condition!

Why Sometimes You Have To Do What’s Best For YOUR Health Condition!

A very important philosophy that I live by when it comes to health is the importance of shifting the focus away from JUST weight loss & highlighting feeling good & healthy. All of our bodies have a set-point, which is the weight range where our […]

Quinoa Lentil & Mint Salad In A Lemon Garlic & Cayenne Vinaigrette

Quinoa Lentil & Mint Salad In A Lemon Garlic & Cayenne Vinaigrette

This salad is a perfect illustration of how: 1) a salad can most certainly be a meal if its components are well-balanced & 2) eating plant-based is most certainly not boring & über delish if I do say so myself! I whipped this baby up […]

You Are Not What Happened To You – You Are What You Choose To Become

You Are Not What Happened To You – You Are What You Choose To Become

December 2016 ➡️  September 2018. In less than 2 years, I completely changed my life. December 2016 was a difficult time in my life; so difficult that I woke up everyday not knowing if I’d make it through & doubting my battle with anorexia would […]

The Relationship Between What You Eat, Your Gut & Your Brain Is REAL.

The Relationship Between What You Eat, Your Gut & Your Brain Is REAL.

Did you know that your eating patterns & behaviours influence your mood? There’s a reason our gut microbiome is our second brain. Gut feelings are the perfect illustration of that connection – when you have a gut feeling, it’s legit the epitome of the fact […]

Homemade Easy, Crispy, Crunchy & Nutty Granola

Homemade Easy, Crispy, Crunchy & Nutty Granola

If I had to sum up this recipe in just a few words: Simple ✅ Delicious ✅ Toasted to perfection ✅ Crunchy ✅ Nutritious ✅ Healthy ✅ Low sugar ✅ Minimal ingredients ✅ REAL FOOD ✅ Love me a fresh batch of homemade granola, especially […]

Insoluble vs. Soluble Fibre: The Difference, What Foods You Can Find Them In, Tips & Precautions!

Insoluble vs. Soluble Fibre: The Difference, What Foods You Can Find Them In, Tips & Precautions!

ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH FIBRE? First things first, the recommended daily intake of fibre for women is 25g & for men, it’s 35-49g. But get this… the average North American doesn’t even eat HALF of that! Fibre is essential for regulating blood pressure & sugar […]

Cacao & Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats

Cacao & Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats

What if I told you that you could have chocolate for breakfast with a little touch of fall?! This weather has me craving all the comfort foods & these oats certainly do not fall short of that! They’re chocolatey, rich, creamy thick & so yummy! […]

DIY Homemade Pumpkin Spice Blend & Vegan 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Protein Munchkins

DIY Homemade Pumpkin Spice Blend & Vegan 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Spice Protein Munchkins

Hey lovies! <3 I don’t know about you guys but the recent weather has me hyped up for fall & inspired me to make a DIY pumpkin spice blend for baking, coffee, chillies, soups, roasted veggies, toast & smoothies! It takes literally 2 minutes & […]

Garlicky Roasted Eggplant & Mushrooms

Garlicky Roasted Eggplant & Mushrooms

Another day, another batch of roasted veggies… nothing new here! INGREDIENTS: 1 box white mushrooms 6 mini eggplants or 2 large ones 1/4 cup raw organic apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp. raw coconut vinegar 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar Sea salt & black pepper to […]

Roasted Chipotle-Spiced Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Roasted Chipotle-Spiced Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Guys… this recipe is BEYOND delish & BEYOND simple! Not to mention, it’s so nutritious! Full of healthy fats, fibre & plant protein, you can’t go wrong with these babies whether you have ‘em for lunch or dinner, they’ll fill you up & satisfy your […]

Gluten-Free Vegan Hazelnut “Nutella” Banana Bread

Gluten-Free Vegan Hazelnut “Nutella” Banana Bread

You know you nailed your banana bread when you can’t choose between ANY of the photos so you post ‘em all. Nothing like waking up to fresh GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN HAZELNUT “NUTELLA” BANANA BREAD the day after a 26-hour fast (Gotta love that Jew life). Just […]

Product Review: Summer Fridays Overtime Mask

Product Review: Summer Fridays Overtime Mask

I think you guys already know I’m OBSESSED with this mask! I used it 3x & I’m literally in “can’t stop, won’t stop” mode with it, not to mention it smells like fall & pumpkin spiced lattes! I’m usually not a fan of masks that […]

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 […]