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Fennel, Lentil & Roasted Brussel Sprout Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Dressing

Fennel, Lentil & Roasted Brussel Sprout Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Dressing

Here’s a super easy salad I whipped up for lunch today with some prepped veggies I had on hand! I used sprouted organic green lentils that I cooked on Sunday for protein & carbs & drizzled on a ton of nutritional yeast to complement the […]

Air-Fried Crispy Asian Tofu

Air-Fried Crispy Asian Tofu

How have I waited this long to try air-fried crispy tofu???!!? 😮 My T-Fal ActiFry has been a game changer for me this year, to the point where I can’t imagine my kitchen without it! This Asian garlic ginger crispy tofu is #GOALS. Crispy, crunchy, simple, […]

Soy-Free Roasted Radish & Portobello Mushrooms (& How To Be More Aware of GMOs In Your Food)

Soy-Free Roasted Radish & Portobello Mushrooms (& How To Be More Aware of GMOs In Your Food)

I spoke about the importance of avoiding GMOs on my story this AM & the response is beyond what I expected! One way to become more mindful about GMO consumption is to replace all soy products with organic & non-GMO versions or find substitutes for […]

Collagen Chocolate Coconut Thin Crisp Cookies

Collagen Chocolate Coconut Thin Crisp Cookies

Oh my goodness… these cookies. I can’t. They’ve rendered me absolutely speechless. Let’s talk about how they’re made with Vital Proteins collagen peptides, organic coconut oil & a blend of raw cacao nibs & dark chocolate chips. Are you drooling yet? They’re a bit different than […]

Spinach, Strawberry Avocado Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Spinach, Strawberry Avocado Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Need a perfect way to up the healthy fat content in your smoothies? Nut butters, coconut butter, Brain Octane oil & hemp, chia or flax seeds are great options, but I also love freezing ripe avocados in silicone ice cube trays & throwing them in […]

10-Minute Sautéed Eggplant Salad

10-Minute Sautéed Eggplant Salad

This Moroccan eggplant salad is all things reminiscent of the one my mom was notorious for! It’s delicious, chunky, full of flavour, nutritious & tastes great on its own or spread onto toast or rice cakes! The best way to eat it? With challah bread […]

Roasted Sweet Potato, Raisin & Brown Rice Salad

Roasted Sweet Potato, Raisin & Brown Rice Salad

Here’s an easy, delicious & nutritious cold salad you can meal prep in advance for healthy lunches & side dishes throughout the week! When it’s ready & waiting for you, there’s no excuse not to eat healthy! If brown rice isn’t your jam, you can […]

Nut Pulp Chocolate Bliss Balls

Nut Pulp Chocolate Bliss Balls

Wondering how to use up that leftover nut pulp? Here’s a quick & easy recipe for no bake raw vegan & grain-free NUT PULP CHOCO-BLISS BALLS! They’re simple & easy to make, chewy, delicious, satisfying, just the right amount of chocolate-y to satisfy a sweet […]

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Pecan & Almond Milk

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Pecan & Almond Milk

Kay so if you ever made homemade almond milk & you thought it was so delicious that it was revolutionary, wait until you try this one… I like to describe it as if a macaroon & a pecan pie had a baby… & then they […]

Why It’s Not About The Calories

Why It’s Not About The Calories

This picture isn’t about the calories. I bet it’s not the first one you see on the gram & I bet it also won’t be the last. It’s about a lot more than the amount of energy I expended this morning. Because when you think […]

Maple Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Maple Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Here’s a great, delicious & healthy snack you can easily prep ahead of time: MAPLE BALSAMIC BRUSSELS SPROUTS. Naturally sweetened with maple syrup & balsamic glaze, spice to perfection & made in just one skillet, this recipe comes together in just 15 minutes & these […]

Ginger Cinnamon Roasted Carrots & Celery

Ginger Cinnamon Roasted Carrots & Celery

You’re gonna think I’m cray but when I tell you I doused these carrots & celery chunks in nutmeg, cinnamon & ginger, I’m serious. And I’m not mad at it. You won’t be either! Serve them as a side dish, over rice, quinoa or buckwheat, […]

Vegan & Grain-Free Maca Chocolate Fudge Muffins

Vegan & Grain-Free Maca Chocolate Fudge Muffins

What if I told you you could make these babes in just ONE BOWL in just 30 MINUTES?! They’re fudgy AF, delish, chocolatey, indulgent, comforting, naturally sweet, vegan, flourless & loaded with fibre, protein, healthy fats & made with just REAL food! In a nutshell, […]

The Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

The Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

Easy as 1-2-3! Serve them with a side of sliced avocado 🥑 drizzled with sea salt, black pepper & balsamic glaze & a side of Ezekiel sesame toast & you’re good to go! TO MAKE THE EGGS: Crack 3 organic free-range eggs into a mixing […]

Lemon Pepper Garlic Grilled Shrimp

Lemon Pepper Garlic Grilled Shrimp

I helped my sissy whip up dinner tonight & these shrimp were part the plan! We seasoned to garlicky, citrusy & a lil’ bit spicy perfection & grilled them on our Breville Smart Grill, which is basically like a mini indoor BBQ! If you cook […]

Homemade Gluten-Free Avocado Bread

Homemade Gluten-Free Avocado Bread

It’s HERE… HOMEMADE GLUTEN-FREE AVOCADO BREAD & it’s another winner!! You guys know there aren’t many store-bought breads I eat because it’s so hard to find one that tastes good & doesn’t irritate my stomach! It’s usually one or the other. I do love ezekiel […]

Vegan Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Vegan Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberries

The easiest dessert you’ll ever make homemade vegan dark chocolate covered strawberries! They’re so delish, they’ll make you say “GODIVA WHO?!” What’s fun about them is they’re actually quite healthy & you can customize them just how you like: add cacao, cinnamon, crumbled nuts or […]

Air-Fried Bell Peppers

Air-Fried Bell Peppers

AIR-FRIED BELL PEPPERS COMIN’ IN HAWT! Here’s another easy one for you babes if like me, you’re obsessed with your T-Fal ActiFry! BUT WORRY NOT… because I love y’all so much, I’ll tell you how you can also make them in your oven! Use them […]

Healthier Chopped Chicken Salad

Healthier Chopped Chicken Salad

Here’s a really yummy & easy recipe you can whip up on the spot or for meal prep for quick lunches, snacks or dinners during the week! Traditional store-bought chicken salads are usually loaded with table salt, unhealthy oils, refined sugars & mayo for days, […]

45-Minute Partner HIIT Workout

45-Minute Partner HIIT Workout

Here’s a killer HIIT workout that you can do with a friend for a great sweat & a hella fat burn! 1)WARM-UP: 2 minute straight weighted sled pushes back & forth. Bring the sled to your partner & while he/she is pushing, do constant jumping […]

Caramelized Baked Cinnamon Banana & Pear Crisps

Caramelized Baked Cinnamon Banana & Pear Crisps

Here’s an easy recipe you can whip up with minimal ingredients & that takes your fruit from already delicious to even MORE delicious (can you tell I love fruit?). They’re crispy, crunchy, baked to perfection & loaded with cinnamon flavour but you can spice or […]

Sugar & Grain-Free Matcha Collagen Balls

Sugar & Grain-Free Matcha Collagen Balls

Disclaimer: you gotta love matcha to love these treats because they definitely have a strong matcha flavour! They’re full of antioxidants, vitamin C, protein, collagen, amino acids, anti-inflammatory skin-glowing & hormone-regulating healthy fats & natural vanilla flavour! I didn’t sweeten them but you can totally […]

Sautéed Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts

Sautéed Lemon Pepper Brussels Sprouts

My mentality with food these days is keep it simple! Through lots of trial & error, I’ve realized that simplicity is how my body & digestive system thrives, so naturally that’s what I stick to! BUT… the thing with me & simplicity is that I’m […]

Cheezy (But Dairy-Free) Roasted Eggplant

Cheezy (But Dairy-Free) Roasted Eggplant

Oh my goodness!!! Who knew I could create a cheesy, delicious, indulgent & much more nutritious eggplant recipe WITHOUT any dairy?! The trick is the combination of just a few REAL FOOD ingredients: nutritional yeast, raw organic apple cider vinegar, fresh lemon, raw Dijon mustard, sea […]

Why I Don’t Believe In Fad Diets & Trends

Why I Don’t Believe In Fad Diets & Trends

Why I don’t think restrictive fad diets or trends work: For some, they work at first. Not because the research is 100% conclusive or because your health & body necessarily match the study participants to a T, but because initially, whatever it is, it’s NEW […]

Flourless Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

Flourless Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

I have no words, except speechless! Yes, I am speechless. Probably the easiest cookies you will ever make. But they are also SOOOOO delicious, it’s cray! Moist, chewy, decadent, chocolatey & oh-so-satisfying, you’ll want them as breaky, snack & dessert. The best part? You can […]

Sautéed Cilantro Carrots

Sautéed Cilantro Carrots

I know, not everyone loves cilantro! But… for the sake of this recipe, try to love it or swap it out for some mint, parsley, basil, dill, rosemary, sage or oregano! In all seriousness though, cilantro is a very powerful herb with tons of liver […]

Apple Pie Rolled Oats

Apple Pie Rolled Oats

Yep, you read right. These oats taste just like apple pie, but they’re way more nutritious, delicious & filling! I made them using gluten-free rolled oats & a few other simple ingredients in less than 10 minutes! Loaded with seeds, cinnamon, fresh homemade milk, natural […]

Product Review: Derma E Vitamin C Micellar Water

Product Review: Derma E Vitamin C Micellar Water

I absolutely ADORE this micellar cleanser so I had to give you guys my two cents (especially since it’s so affordable). First off, the logic behind micellar technology is that tiny micelles bind to toxins, dirt, makeup, excess serum & toxins & lift them away […]

How To Become A More Mindful Snacker

How To Become A More Mindful Snacker

MINDLESS SNACKER? Sometimes, we don’t even realize why we snack or how much we’re actually eating! If this happens to you, breathe; it happens to everyone! Most of the time, there’s an underlying reason why our body & mind reacts that way; it’s not just […]

Homemade DIY “Put Me On Anything” Spice & Crispy Zucchini Rounds

Homemade DIY “Put Me On Anything” Spice & Crispy Zucchini Rounds

This weekend, I compared a Club House Salad Herb spice blend to a Bragg’s organic herb seasoning & I shocked many of you when the SECOND ingredient on the list was… SUGAR! And this is not uncommon; most store-bought spice blends contain table salt, hydrogenated oils, […]

Cacao Collagen Steel Cut Oats

Cacao Collagen Steel Cut Oats

Here’s today’s post-workout breaky situation full of chocolatey collagen deliciousness! YOU NEED: 1/2 cup cooked steel cut oats 1/3 cup homemade oat milk 1/2 tsp. Ceylon cinnamon 1 scoop Vital Proteins collagen sports greens (dark chocolate) OR any protein powder of your choice Toppings of choice: […]

KITK Tips To Cope With Stress

KITK Tips To Cope With Stress

Stress has HUGE IMPACT on our health! It messes with metabolism, hormones, focus, attitude, relationships, productivity, skin, gut health, digestion, sleep & appetite, yet it’s such a chronic issue! Yes, it’s a sign we care about something enough to work hard at it, but it’s […]

Amaranth Taboulé Salad

Amaranth Taboulé Salad

Traditional taboulé is made with bulgur & I’m not hatin’ but the amaranth in my pantry was calling my name so I put it to good use! Amaranth is a gluten-free food that’s actually a seed (like quinoa), that’s really high in protein & amino acids! […]

Crispy Lentil & Quinoa Vegan Burgers

Crispy Lentil & Quinoa Vegan Burgers

Late lunchin’ situation: cassava flour lentil & quinoa vegan burger stuffed into a few lettuce leaves with chipotle kimchi, caramelized veggies, avocado, black pepper & nutritional yeast! YUM! Yes, yum. Oh right… you want the recipe for the burgers?! IT’S COMIN’… Whether or not you […]

What On Earth Are Biosil Drops?!

What On Earth Are Biosil Drops?!

I’ve been adding Biosil choline & silicon drops to my lemon water every AM for over a year (PSA: They’re also available in capsule form). If you want to know more about what I drink every morning first thing when I wake up, click here: […]

Healthier Caramelized One-Pan Veggies

Healthier Caramelized One-Pan Veggies

When you hear caramelized veggies, I’m sure you think of loads of brown sugar, eh? Well, you can make them that way but you can also make them LIKE THIS… lower in sugar, a bit more nutritious, but get this… you don’t have to compromise […]

Homemade Refined Sugar-Free Strawberry Jam

Homemade Refined Sugar-Free Strawberry Jam

Easy as 1-2-3 & healthier than any store-bought alternative, this homemade strawberry jam is the bombdotcom! Delicious, nutritious, sweetened with just cinnamon & vanilla & loaded with vitamin C & antioxidants from pure fresh lemon & anti-inflammatory benefits from apple cider, spread it on toast, […]

Camu Camu & Spirulina Vanilla Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Camu Camu & Spirulina Vanilla Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Feeling a bit under the weather this weekend, so I loaded my smoothie bowl with all the vitamin C & antioxidants to help naturally strengthen my immune system. Camu camu is a berry known for its extremely high vitamin C & antioxidant content & helps […]

Grain-Free Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

Grain-Free Almond Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

We’ve been on a massive cookie kick at the Ohana Rez these days & I’m not mad at it! Here’s a grain-free friendly version that can be made vegan or with an egg alike! They’re super crumbly on the outside, but moist & chewy & […]

Should You Exercise When You’re Sick?

Should You Exercise When You’re Sick?

Should you exercise when you’re feeling under the weather? Well, it depends. First things first, I don’t believe there’s a clear-cut yes or no answer to this question. Like with everything when it comes to our health, it’s important to listen to our bodies & […]

My Go-To Remedies When I Feel Like I Got Hit By A Truck

My Go-To Remedies When I Feel Like I Got Hit By A Truck

No judgment if yours is Tylenol Cold & Flu & sometimes, we gotta do what we gotta do! But, here are the more natural & holistic ways I use to beat cold symptoms (congestion, heavy head/eyes, feeling choked up, cough/sore throat & just inflammation in […]

Homemade Vanilla Sea Salt Caramel Date Spread

Homemade Vanilla Sea Salt Caramel Date Spread

Oh my goodness… when I tell you this date spread is legitimately the epitome of healthy homemade caramel, I’m not even kidding!!!! It’s made with just 3 real food ingredients, no added sugars & it takes just 10 minutes to make from start to finish! […]

What’s It Like Living Plant-Based?

What’s It Like Living Plant-Based?

What’s it like living a plant-based lifestyle? I absolutely love it! My energy has never been better or more sustained, my skin cleared up in ways I didn’t even know it could, I have so much less inflammation, my digestion is so regular & I […]

Ketchup Chip Dupe Zucchini & Brussels Sprouts

Ketchup Chip Dupe Zucchini & Brussels Sprouts

I used to be the biggest chip & popcorn snacker in the world. Like… give me a bag of ketchup chips or Doritos & I could F with them hardcore. Ever since I’ve become more conscious about what I put into my body, roasted / […]

High-Protein Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

High-Protein Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Oh my goodness. These are THE BEST muffins I ever made & I’m not just saying that. I really wanted to nail them for you babes so these are actually the result of my 2nd attempt & they came out PERFECT! Made with banana, roasted […]

Anti-Inflammatory Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks

Anti-Inflammatory Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks

Did you know that inflammation is one of the root causes of most chronic disease & infection? Did you ALSO know that certain foods contain anti-inflammatory compounds that help reduce the amount of inflammation in our bodies, whether it’s self-induced (due to lack of proper […]

My Probiotic Update: Genestra HMF Forte

My Probiotic Update: Genestra HMF Forte

I’ve been using Genestra HMF Forte probiotics since October & I wanted to give it 3 months before updating you guys! I’d been using Nova Probiotics for over a year & after a colonics appt., my naturopath recommended switching to these to change things up & […]

Almond Flour Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Flour Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you’re lucky enough to have ever tried my chewiest almond flour cookies & my vegan oatmeal flax cookies, you’ll be delighted to know that these babies are THE PERFECT BLEND OF THE 2!!!!!! The first bite we took, my sis & I legit had […]

Grain-Free Vegan Seedy Crackers

Grain-Free Vegan Seedy Crackers

Yes, I am drooling. Are you not?! When you hear the word cracker, I’m sure you instantly think FLOUR! Well guess what?! These babies are a little something different! They’re made with just seeds, a few spices & water… but you’d NEVER believe it when […]

How In Tune Are You With Your Thoughts?

How In Tune Are You With Your Thoughts?

Many of us are preoccupied with feeling out of tune with our hunger cues (& there’s no denying that’s important), but far less of us are concerned with how in tune we are with our thoughts. If you feel this describes you, I get it. […]

Sourdough-101 & A Great Option ft. BreadBox!

Sourdough-101 & A Great Option ft. BreadBox!

SHOUTOUT TO BreadBox for just making a bakery-style sourdough loaf come to life in my kitchen (& throw a party in my mouth!!!!!). This is my first time trying sourdough & I’m shook. It’s fresh, moist & chewy on the inside, smells & tastes heavenly, […]

Dandelion Root Tea: The Benefits & Why I Love It

Dandelion Root Tea: The Benefits & Why I Love It

Dandelion root tea is one of my faves to have before bed! It feels so nice to sip on a cup of tea after a long, cold winter day & it’s really soothing on the stomach too! Drinking tea at night is also a great […]

Homemade Sugar-Free “Every Fruit In My Fridge” Spread

Homemade Sugar-Free “Every Fruit In My Fridge” Spread

Guys… this is the best fruit jam I EVER made… oh mah goodness gracious!!!!!! It’s delicious, nutritious, sugar-free, made with just a few simple ingredients & ripe fruit, full of delicious naturally sweet flavour, creamy, perfectly spreadable & TOTALLY PERFECT… literally! The best part?! You […]

Creamy Beauty-Boosting Vanilla Chia Pudding

Creamy Beauty-Boosting Vanilla Chia Pudding

This breakfast was on fire!!! Full of beauty boosting marine collagen, healthy fats from cashew bitter & homemade cashew milk, energizing hormone regulating maca, natural vanilla flavour & fibre, antioxidants & plant protein from chia seeds, the texture is #GOALS! I used Vital Proteins marine […]

Brain-Booster Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Brain-Booster Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Did you know that Brain Octane oil has the ability to act as a readily available source of energy for the brain (without the need for glucose from carbs or sugar) & is so powerful that it can reduce brain fog by minimizing the production […]

Small Changes Make A Big Difference

Small Changes Make A Big Difference

You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. Even something so small, it seems trivial..The secret to feeling your best is found in your daily routine. It sounds like a bunch of cliché BS… I know. But just try it: this […]

Creamy AF Mashed Lentil Salad & A Delish Sandwich I Made With It!

Creamy AF Mashed Lentil Salad & A Delish Sandwich I Made With It!

About that CREAMY MASHED LENTIL SALAD I devoured for lunch… I couldn’t wait to share the recipe with you babes because it’s legit the rock hard evidence that eating plant-based doesn’t mean you have to eat like a rabbit or have boring meals! In fact, […]

Why Your Meal Prep Doesn’t Need To Follow Any Guidelines

Why Your Meal Prep Doesn’t Need To Follow Any Guidelines

We don’t have any specifics we follow when it comes to meal prep & IMO, I don’t think it’s necessary to abide by any guidelines or rules to stay on track & healthy! We prep based on what we have in the fridge & pantry, which […]

Honey Dijon Roasted Carrots

Honey Dijon Roasted Carrots

All I have to say about these carrots is OH MY GOODNESS! Who knew you could spruce up carrots so much that you’d choose ‘em over veggie chips?! I swear! Try these & you won’t regret it! Bursting with lemon, smoky, naturally sweet garlicky deliciousness […]

Chewy Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, you read right, these cookies are made with cooked quinoa & trust me when I say you’ll thank me later!! They’re also made with cassava flour, which is a great gluten & grain-free option that you can use in a 1:1 ratio so it’s […]

The Laziest & Easiest Lentil Soup You Will Ever Make!

The Laziest & Easiest Lentil Soup You Will Ever Make!

This is by far the laziest & easiest lentil soup you will EVER make & the best part is, the flavour is so on point, you’d NEVER know it! Legit all you gotta do is throw the ingredients into a deep skillet, bring to a […]

Lemon Pepper Roasted Red Radish & Fennel

Lemon Pepper Roasted Red Radish & Fennel

I absolutely love snacking on raw radish & fennel because they’re fresh, crunchy & I just love the taste! But… there’s something about any & all roasted veggies that I could legit eat all day! This recipe is delicious & so nutritious & makes for […]

4-Ingredient Banana Collagen & Fig Cookies

4-Ingredient Banana Collagen & Fig Cookies

I revamped my banana collagen oatmeal cookie recipe by adding in organic dried figs & ou baby am I ever glad I did!!! Adding dried fruit into cookies is a great alternative to chocolate chips every now & then to bulk ‘em up with a […]

Air-Fried Soy-Free Garlic Asian Eggplant

Air-Fried Soy-Free Garlic Asian Eggplant

Who said you needed soy sauce to nail an Asian dish?! Coconut aminos are the move! They’re raw, vegan, gluten & soy-free, contain 75% less sodium than soy sauce, beneficial enzymes, B vitamins & benefits for heart, gut & blood sugar regulation & they’re so […]

Homemade Baked Organic Tortilla Corn Chips

Homemade Baked Organic Tortilla Corn Chips

Omg… I never thought I could make the perfect corn chip come to life in my kitch, but guess what? I DID!!!! These baked chips are SO much healthier than store-bought, totally crispy, crunchy, full of flavour & contain no preservatives, additives or refined sugar! […]

Vegan Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are the softest, chewiest, moistest, delicious, comforting & indulgent chocolate chip cookies you’ll ever bite into. ‘Nuff said. They’re vegan, gluten, refined sugar & egg free & POSSIBLY nut-free! Make them wisely a.k.a. DOUBLE YOUR BATCH. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour 1 tsp. […]

Endive, Radish, Quinoa & Zucchini Noodle Salad In A Creamy Avocado Balsamic Dressing

Endive, Radish, Quinoa & Zucchini Noodle Salad In A Creamy Avocado Balsamic Dressing

Gotta love when lunch is ready in minutes thanks to my bff meal prep! For the base of this delicious & nutritious creamy salad, I used the crispy crunchy quinoa salad I prepped over the weekend (recipe here: Crispy Crunchy Quinoa Salad In A Yacon, […]

Turmeric Curry-Roasted Veggies

Turmeric Curry-Roasted Veggies

Gimme all the warming anti-inflammatory spices please!!! They way that winter is the best time to load up on spices like turmeric, curry, cumin, coriander, cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger & cayenne because they help boost circulation, enhance immunity due to their antioxidant, phytonutrients & anti-microbial […]

Easy Ways To Incorporate More Greens In Your Life

Easy Ways To Incorporate More Greens In Your Life

Here’s your daily reminder to EAT YOUR GREENS & here are some easy ways to do so! use lettuce wraps instead of buns for burgers, guac, pesto, mashed chickpeas, black beans, tacos, ground meats & veggies add them to your smoothies have an afternoon green […]

The Best Ever Sweet Potato Fries, EVER.

The Best Ever Sweet Potato Fries, EVER.

I FINALLY NAILED THE CRISPIEST SWEET POTATO FRIES!!!! The struggle was real. I’ve made sweet potato fries in the past but I always had trouble nailing the crisp! Today… all my sweet potato fries dreams came true! They’re crispy, crunchy, delicious, perfectly seasoned, easy to make, […]

Let’s Talk: Cauliflower & Why I Steam It, Add It To Smoothies & The Benefits

Let’s Talk: Cauliflower & Why I Steam It, Add It To Smoothies & The Benefits

Let’s talk about one of my fave veggies to add into smoothies & why I don’t go a week without steaming & freezing a whole head (or 2): CAULIFLOWER! Cauliflower is part of the cruciferous veggie fam. It has tons of vitamins, minerals & health […]

Why You Need To Stop Comparing Your Food Choices To Everybody Else’s

Why You Need To Stop Comparing Your Food Choices To Everybody Else’s

Do you ever find yourself comparing someone else’s food portions to your own?! Wondering how they manage to eat so much or get by eating so little? I feel like we’ve all been there & it’s become almost natural because of the whole food & […]

Quick & Easy Vegan Lentil & Black Bean Chili

Quick & Easy Vegan Lentil & Black Bean Chili

This freezing cold weather in MTL has me craving all the comfort food, so I whipped up this easy & delish chili this afternoon so dinner is ready & waiting for me when I get home from the gym tonight! If you have the time, […]

Skincare Product Review: Fresh Beauty Crème Ancienne Infusion Toner

Skincare Product Review: Fresh Beauty Crème Ancienne Infusion Toner

Disclaimer: I didn’t want to love this product but unfortunately, I do! I was never one for investing tons in toners, but on a recent trip to NY, I decided to splurge! What it’s designed to do? Treat the skin by saturating it with hydrating […]

Almond Pulp Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Pulp Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here’s a super easy way to use up that leftover almond pulp from your homemade milk or cream! Made with minimal real whole ingredients, gluten, grain, refined sugar, egg & possibly nut-free, low carb & absolutely scrumptiously soft & chewy with the perfect touch of […]

Chocolate Collagen Post-Workout Steel Cut Oats

Chocolate Collagen Post-Workout Steel Cut Oats

Omg… this breakfast… WOW… so delish & so nutritious!!! AND CREAMY AF. I can’t get over how amazing & nutrient-packed the Vital Proteins collagen sports greens are! They’re made with organic watermelon protein, collagen, hyaluronic acid & contain tons of fibre, protein, vitamins A & C, […]

Greek Garlicky Spicy Grilled Chicken Breast

Greek Garlicky Spicy Grilled Chicken Breast

Nope, I don’t eat chicken but my sissy does so you can betcha I prep a batch for her on the weekly! This is a great meal prep staple to have stocked in the fridge for a busy week at work or school because you […]

High-Protein Spinach & Egg Whites Omelette

High-Protein Spinach & Egg Whites Omelette

I’m always posting my vegan meals so I figured I’d give you guys some inspiration for a staple meal my sis loves to have for breaky, lunch & dinner alike! EGG WHITE OMELETTE: Spray a small skillet with avocado oil & sauté 2 handfuls of […]

Crispy Crunchy Quinoa Salad In A Yacon, Lemon & Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Crispy Crunchy Quinoa Salad In A Yacon, Lemon & Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Meal prepping a good homemade quinoa salad is key because it can double as a good lunch on the go, but also pairs well with some animal or plant protein & a side of roasted veggies! Quinoa is supercharged with plant protein, fibre, antioxidants, good carbs, […]

Maple Pecan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Maple Pecan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I have to say… this is probably the most delicious banana bread I’ve ever made (my sister agrees!). Inspired by my fave flavour of Simply Protein bars, it’s bursting with maple pecan flavour, moist & chewy on the inside & crumbly on the outside, decadently […]

Maca & Greens Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

Maca & Greens Strawberry Smoothie Bowl

Here’s how I get in my superfoods, adaptogen, daily dose of vitamins & minerals, fibre, protein, antioxidants, greens, veggies, fruit & anti-inflammatory omega fatty acids ALL IN 1 BOWL! YOU NEED: 1 huge handful spinach 3/4 cup frozen strawberries 5-6 chunks steamed then frozen broccoli […]

Dairy-Free Avocado Collagen Vanilla Ice Cream

Dairy-Free Avocado Collagen Vanilla Ice Cream

Here’s a quick late night snack (with a bit of planning ahead to freeze ‘em). It’s full of brain-boosting, filling, satisfying & anti-inflammatory fats, collagen for protein, beauty benefits, gut health & muscle/joint/bone strength, natural vanilla flavour, lightly sweetened with maple syrup & topped with […]

Sautéed “Everything In My Fridge” Veggies

Sautéed “Everything In My Fridge” Veggies

Nothing like sautéed veggies to spice up a meal, salad or bowl! My fave way to season veggies is apple cider vinegar, tons of dried herbs, garlic or onion powder & smoked paprika for flavour & spice! INGREDIENTS: 1 medium zucchini, sliced 1/2 package white […]

Low-Carb Pecan & Almond Cookie Dough Balls

Low-Carb Pecan & Almond Cookie Dough Balls

My sis & I have been living for the low-carb cookie dough concoctions I’ve been whipping up every weekend! We freeze them, let ‘em thaw for a minute or two before eating & then we slice them up & devour! They’re full of healthy fats, […]

Calming Hemp & Greens Smoothie Bowl

Calming Hemp & Greens Smoothie Bowl

Another day, another #smoothiebowl! I’ve been having so much fun with these post-workout breakys because I change them up everyday with different superfoods & ingredients! One thing’s for sure: I always load them with fresh greens, steamed then frozen cauliflower, broccoli or zucchini, homemade milk, […]

Let’s Talk: MINDSET

Let’s Talk: MINDSET

It all begins & ends in the mind. What we give power to has power over us. IF WE ALLOW IT. Overcoming adversity, challenge & hardship is about being MORE powerful than the voice in our heads telling us to cave, dwell, stay sick & […]

Soft & Chewy Peanut Buttah Maple Cookies

Soft & Chewy Peanut Buttah Maple Cookies

The perfect thing to spice up (& naturally sweeten) your cold night in? These soft & chewy peanut buttah maple cookies!! They’re vegan, gluten & refined sugar-free, SO TENDER, yet still just the right amount of crumbly, comforting, delicious, caramel-y & bursting with maple flavour! […]

Air-Fried Chipotle Spiced Broccoli

Air-Fried Chipotle Spiced Broccoli

And the obsession continues! I absolutely adore air-fried veggies & I’m so happy to see that so many of you have hopped on the bandwagon! Today’s batch of broccoli is spicy, savoury, delicious, crispy, crunchy & of course… nutritious! INGREDIENTS: 2 heads broccoli 1/2-1 tsp. […]

Grain-Free Apple Cinnamon Pecan Pie Granola Clusters

Grain-Free Apple Cinnamon Pecan Pie Granola Clusters

Oh my goodness gracious, this granola is legitimately PECAN PIE in cluster form! It’s so delicious, crispy, crunchy, naturally sweetened with just apple sauce & pure vanilla (no added natural sugars), spiced up with cinnamon & boosted with energizing, hormone-regulating beautifying maca & antioxidant-rich cacao […]

Vegan Flourless Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies

Vegan Flourless Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies

Current sitch: Living for these VEGAN FLOURLESS SWEET POTATO FUDGE BROWNIES… wouldn’t you be?! If you know me, you know I’m a sucker for using veggies, beans, chickpeas & avocado in baking recipes as a way to substitute for grains & dairy & these brownies […]

Roasted Eggplant & Cherry Tomato Spread

Roasted Eggplant & Cherry Tomato Spread

If you know me, you know I’m a lover of all things I could spread onto toast, rice cakes, crisp breads or use as a dip for veggies, crackers or topping for bowls! This recipe is no exception! This dip is delicious, full of fibre […]

KITK’s Fave Smoothie Bowl Superfood Add-Ins

KITK’s Fave Smoothie Bowl Superfood Add-Ins

Smoothie bowls are a great way to pack superfoods, especially if you don’t love the taste because you don’t even know they’re there & they pack a ton of nutrition! MY FAVES: CAMU CAMU: I love using it when I feel under the weather or […]

Almond Flour Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Almond Flour Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

What if I told you these ALMOND FLOUR COFFEE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES were the epitome of you can have your coffee but eat it too?! If you’re in the market for a crumbly on the outside but moist, soft & chocolatey cookie on the inside, you’ve […]

Vanilla Cashew Warm Hemp Protein Oats

Vanilla Cashew Warm Hemp Protein Oats

This cold winter morning called for a warm comforting bowl of hearty oats & I ain’t mad at it! I whipped these up in under 10 minutes & topped them with all the fruit & some raw unsweetened cacao nibs & they really hit the […]

First Impression Review: Kora Organics Noni Glow Face Oil

First Impression Review: Kora Organics Noni Glow Face Oil

As promised… my initial review of this face oil I bought in NYC! I’ve been using it for a full week every AM & so far, I love it! I know a lot of people are skeptical about oils in their skincare routines, especially if […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chickpea Flour “Everything” Crackers

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chickpea Flour “Everything” Crackers

These crackers are vegan, gluten & grain-free, super high in protein & fibre, sugar-free, rich in anti-inflammatory fats, simple, easy, crispy, crunchy & delicious dipped into hummus, guac, pesto, salsa, tzatziki, vegan cheese spread or to munch on as is or throw into salads, bowls […]

Creamy-To-Death Carrot & Ginger Soup

Creamy-To-Death Carrot & Ginger Soup

Here’s a quick & easy vegan soup you can make in under 30 minutes in just one pot & your blender! The thickness & creaminess will fool ANYONE into thinking it’s full of cream… but it ain’t! It’s made with simple, real plant food ingredients, […]

Vanilla Strawberry Protein Smoothie Bowl

Vanilla Strawberry Protein Smoothie Bowl

I can’t get enough of these bowls of deliciousness! Nothing like packing all my superfoods into a perfectly textured bowl of natural sweet deliciousness!! YOU NEED: 1 handful spinach 3/4 cup frozen strawberries 1 scoop vanilla vegan protein Ceylon cinnamon 1 tsp. spirulina 1 tsp. açai […]

Air-Fryer Brussels Sprouts a.k.a. Popcorn

Air-Fryer Brussels Sprouts a.k.a. Popcorn

Call me cray but once you go “air fried”, you’ll never go back! These air-fryer Brussels sprouts are not only the easiest but the crispiest & yummiest way you’ll ever taste them!! No need to preheat, line a baking sheet, grease & heat a skillet […]

First Impression Review: Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Sleeping Mask

First Impression Review: Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Sleeping Mask

The name says it all… the texture is so rich, thick, soft & creamy, it literally MELTS into your skin! You’d think it’d be oily because: avocado, but nope; it absorbs super well & doesn’t leave your face with that “mask on” feeling so it’s […]

KITK’s Tips For Better Sleep

KITK’s Tips For Better Sleep

Sleep is one of the most important, yet underestimated aspects of our health! Unhealthy sleep schedules affect everything from metabolism, ability to burn fat, energy, digestion, sugar cravings, ghrelin (hunger hormone), muscle recovery, focus, productivity, memory, hormones, gut, adrenals, stress, anxiety, mood, skin & overall […]

The Best-Ever Baked Sesame Teriyaki Chicken

The Best-Ever Baked Sesame Teriyaki Chicken

What my clients want, they get & I’m so excited to share it with you guys because WOW!!! The chicken is tender (not dry!) on the inside but crispy & roasted on the outside & cooked in the easiest, most delish homemade teriyaki sauce (yes, […]

Starting A Health Journey? Keep it Simple!

Starting A Health Journey? Keep it Simple!

Keep it simple! One of my most important grocery tips is stick to the outer aisles – it’s amazing how easy & simple it can be to stock a fridge when you fill the majority of it with fresh fruit/veggies! . There’s nothing I love more […]

Why You Don’t Have To Hide The Hard Times

Why You Don’t Have To Hide The Hard Times

Loving my body is hard these days. We all go through hard times & there’s no pride in hiding it or pretending it’s not the case. So much of what we see on the gram makes it seem like everybody’s life is perfect & if […]

4-Ingredient Chocolate Collagen Cookies

4-Ingredient Chocolate Collagen Cookies

Here’s a super simple chocolate cookie recipe that you can whip up in minutes that’s full of protein & collagen, antioxidants, healthy fats, fibre & GREENS (but you’d never know it). They’re crumbly on the outside but moist, chewy & chunky on the inside & they […]

Everything You Need To Know About Iron & How To Keep Your Levels In Check (Even On A Plant-Based Diet!)

Everything You Need To Know About Iron & How To Keep Your Levels In Check (Even On A Plant-Based Diet!)

Hey my loves! As promised, here’s my post all about iron, how I keep my levels in check, the benefits, the risks associated with deficiencies & my fave iron-rich foods! FACT: Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in North America & […]

Just A Few Of My Grocery Staples

Just A Few Of My Grocery Staples

Here are some of my grocery staples: SIMPLY ORGANIC PURE VANILLA EXTRACT: This is definitely a splurge, but it’s worth it! The artificial vanilla sold at most grocery stores is full of preservatives & artificial sweeteners harmful to the digestive system, liver & gut. We […]

Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Peppers

Moroccan-Spiced Roasted Peppers

How to never get sick of veggies?! It’s all in the way you season them! These babes are seasoned to perfection with al’ the Moroccan spices, roasted, broiled & BAM!! INGREDIENTS: 6 large Bell peppers Black pepper to taste 2 tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. […]

Creamy AF Avocado Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. AVO-ddicting!

Creamy AF Avocado Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. AVO-ddicting!

Looking for a way to use up some overripe avocado?! Here’s your answer! My all-time creamiest silkiest & smoothest clean eating avocado balsamic dressing is AVO-ddicting (See what I did there?!) Avocados are an amazing source of nutrients, protein & fibre especially, not to mention an […]

Spinach Blueberry & Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Spinach Blueberry & Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Don’t be fooled, there’s tons of antioxidant rich blueberries in this bowl of deliciousness, but there’s also TONS of greens! Adding greens & green superfoods like chlorella, spirulina, matcha, moringa, as well as veggies like broccoli, cauliflower or zucchini to smoothie bowls is a super […]

Homemade Date & Cinnamon Golden Flaxseed Milk

Homemade Date & Cinnamon Golden Flaxseed Milk

Another week, another plant-based milk! This week on the menu is homemade golden flaxseed milk: 1) because I love the taste of flax 2) it’s easy & doesn’t require soaking time & 3) it’s very nutritious! Flaxseed should ALWAYS be ground before consuming in order to […]

Vegan & Grain-Free Zucchini Falafel

Vegan & Grain-Free Zucchini Falafel

Y’all know I love me some good falafel & is you don’t know, now you know! Here’s a super basic recipe made with real ingredients & it’s completely breadcrumb & flour free! They’re ready in 40 minutes, made in just one bowl, no food processor necessary […]

First Impression Review: Drunk Elephant Sukari Baby Facial

First Impression Review: Drunk Elephant Sukari Baby Facial

Just tried the Drunk Elephant Sukari Baby Facial for the 1st time & I’m #shook! I cannot believe I waited this long! If you’ve never heard of it, it’s an AHA/BHA at-home facial that chemically exfoliates skin, resurfaces, clarifies by unclogging the pores & getting […]

Lebanese-Style Shish-Taouk Roasted Chicken

Lebanese-Style Shish-Taouk Roasted Chicken

Just whipped up some chicken for the fam this week! My sissy requested it Lebanese style (she has a sick obsession with Boustan… if you know, you know), so I tried to make my own version by seasoning it with all the Mediterranean spices, fresh […]

Opening Up About My Struggle With Binging

Opening Up About My Struggle With Binging

TRUTH: There was a point in my recovery where I went through extreme bouts of binging. I was fully weight restored & it scared the heck out of me. So, I slipped up & started restricting all over again. I’d find excuses for why I […]

Chunky Cassava Flour Matcha Apple Muffins

Chunky Cassava Flour Matcha Apple Muffins

Yes, green muffins are a thing & they’ve rendered me speechless. They’re crumbly on the outside & moist, chewy & chunky on the inside, full of green delicious superfood flavour, with a lil’ kick of caffeine & natural sweetness from the apple chunks! All you […]

My Post-Vacay Meal Prep Tips

My Post-Vacay Meal Prep Tips

I legitimately had every excuse in the world not to meal prep when I got home from NYC… “too tired + lazy”, “it’s the end of the week, no need”, “not enough groceries”, “no motivation or ideas”, “I’ll start fresh on Sunday”… the list goes on! […]

Sautéed Crispy Asparagus

Sautéed Crispy Asparagus

Eat more asparagus! Seriously! The benefits are amazing & it’s so crunchy & delish, you just can’t go wrong! YOU NEED: 2 stalks asparagus, ends chopped 2.5 tsp. minced onion 2 tsp. dried thyme 1/2 tsp. chili powder 3 tbsp. raw organic apple cider vinegar […]

Cinnamon Vanilla Mango & Kiwi Jam

Cinnamon Vanilla Mango & Kiwi Jam

Homemade is better, it’s true! Most store-bought jams contain added refined sugars, preservatives & fillers… this one does NOT! All it’s made with is raw apple cider vinegar, fresh lemon, cinnamon & pure vanilla! You can also add in some yacon or maple syrup if […]

Cinnamon & Chili Spiced Carrot Rounds

Cinnamon & Chili Spiced Carrot Rounds

The obsession with air fried veggies continues! Just made some CHILI & CINNAMON SPICED CARROT ROUNDS! The perfect balance of spicy & sweet, they taste just like popcorn & make for the perfect add in for salads, bowls or side dish with your fave protein […]

Vegan Black Bean Chocolate Protein Cookies

Vegan Black Bean Chocolate Protein Cookies

If you know, you know… black beans are an amazing substitute for flour in baking recipes! If you haven’t already, check out the full recipe for my famous vegan double chocolate black bean cookies right hurr! These babies are a play on those, but they’re […]

Vegan Cookie Dough Oats a.k.a. I’m Cookie Monster, You?

Vegan Cookie Dough Oats a.k.a. I’m Cookie Monster, You?

K so, I don’t even know where to begin with these creamy, chocolatey, naturally sweet, indulgent, comforting, delicious, nutritious, rich & basically, PERFECT… warm oats! They basically taste like chocolate chip cookie batter… & this isn’t me exaggerating! Customize them to your liking by changing […]

Low-Carb Maple Pecan Protein Balls

Low-Carb Maple Pecan Protein Balls

These bites are legit the definition of a pancake in cookie dough form!!! They’re crumbly on the outside, scrumptiously chewy on the inside, satisfying, filling, full of fibre & protein, naturally sweetened & completely grain, gluten, dairy, soy & refined sugar free! They’re guaranteed to […]

Smoky Turmeric Roasted Veggies

Smoky Turmeric Roasted Veggies

Yes, more veggies! There’s nothing I love more than spicing my veggies up with tons of different seasonings for the perfect combo of smoky, savoury, onion-y & citrus! This one-sheet toasted veggie tray can be yours in under 35 minutes & help you stay on […]

Garlic Lemon Sautéed Mushrooms

Garlic Lemon Sautéed Mushrooms

Back in the 514 & getting my veggies ready for the week because this girl eats a hella lot of them!! Here’s a super simple sautéed mushroom recipe that’s made with minimal ingredients but full of garlicky citrusy flavour! Throw them into omelettes, stir fry, […]

Full-Body Blast ft. Core & Cardio Finisher

Full-Body Blast ft. Core & Cardio Finisher

Started 2019 off doing one of the things I love most! Nothing like an early AM sweat to make me feel energized, strong & ready to take on the day! Here’s a recap of this morning’s full body sweat. Repeat the full circuit 1x or do […]

Product Review: Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Cleanser (New Formula)

Product Review: Sunday Riley Ceramic Slip Cleanser (New Formula)

Starting 2019 off with a review of one of my fave products 2018: Sunday Riley CERAMIC SLIP CLEANSER (reformulated version). I was lucky to get this cleanser as a gift when it was relaunched in response to feedback that the original one was too drying […]

Full-Body Sweat Anyone?

Full-Body Sweat Anyone?

They say don’t skip a Monday. I say don’t skip a Sunday! Here’s this morning’s FIRE sweat sesh! For the supersets, alternate between the two exercises & take the rest you need in between sets! Superset: 12 bicep curls, 12 hammer curls (3 sets): do the […]

Quick Resistance Band Hotel Gym Workout

Quick Resistance Band Hotel Gym Workout

Vacation doesn’t mean you have to skip your AM workout, even if you have to cut it shorter! Here’s a quick but effective lower body (& a bit of shoulders) burn that’ll make you break a sweat & start your day off right! All you […]

KITK’s Travelling & Healthy Eating Tips

KITK’s Travelling & Healthy Eating Tips

Vacation doesn’t mean you fly off the handle entirely with your healthy habits! It’s obvi fun to indulge & there’s nothing wrong with that; it’s important to have balance without stressing too much or making yourself feel guilty! BUT it’s no secret that indulging for […]

Post-Holiday Fat-Burning Workout

Post-Holiday Fat-Burning Workout

Always make sure to take rest as needed & adjust the exercises to suit your needs (you can always do them without the dumbbells to lower intensity). Bulgarian split squats with bicep curl (3 sets of 12 reps per side) (if you don’t have access […]

Lentil, Pomegranate & Avocado Salad In A Turmeric Apple Cider Dressing

Lentil, Pomegranate & Avocado Salad In A Turmeric Apple Cider Dressing

Lunching on plant-based deliciousness & I wouldn’t have it any other way! I threw a bunch of fresh veggies, pomegranate for vitamin C + antioxidants & ready made sprouted green lentils into a bowl & drizzled on loads of apple cider, lemon, @truly.turmeric turmeric paste, vegan parm […]

To Weight Or Cardio First?

To Weight Or Cardio First?

WEIGHTS OR CARDIO FIRST?! It depends! IF YOUR GOAL IS TO TONE, SHAPE UP, LOSE WEIGHT &/OR INCREASE MUSCULAR STRENGTH: Strength training then cardio. When you start with weights, by the time you get to cardio, your anaerobic energy system (the one that functions without […]

KITK 23 Tips To Grocery Shop On A Budget

KITK 23 Tips To Grocery Shop On A Budget

It’s no secret that eating healthy is expensive AF, but there are a few habits you can change to get more bang for your buck! Pick & choose your battles; you simply can’t have it all; list the foods that are a priority for you […]

Why Belief Is The First Step To Healing

Why Belief Is The First Step To Healing

Every time you eat is an opportunity to nourish yourself, mind, body & soul. For so many years, I used the control over food as a vehicle to repress & feed my emotions. I ate just to eat. Sometimes, I starved to numb the pain; […]

Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft & Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Even though I don’t celebrate Xmas, I woke up feeling festive & in the mood to bake this AM! So, naturally, along with those white chocolate hearts, I made THESE! They’re soft, fluffy, chewy, decadent, vegan, gluten-free, super low in natural sugar, moist AF & […]

Healthy Vegan White Chocolate Hearts

Healthy Vegan White Chocolate Hearts

These are the creamiest, most delicious white chocolate hearts you’ll ever eat! The key to the cream?! Raw cacao butter! Not only does it provide a perfect texture but all its vital nutrients are preserved because it’s totally raw, it’s full of antioxidants, polyphenols & […]

High Protein Chocolate Chip Pancakes

High Protein Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Just in time for Xmas morning, here’s a hella stack of chocolate chip pancakes that EVERYONE will love you for! They’re gluten, refined sugar & dairy free & PACKED with potassium, protein, healthy fats, fibre, good carbs & amino acids! And of course… bursting with […]

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Almond & Brazil Nut Butter

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Almond & Brazil Nut Butter

I’m totally an almond butter over peanut butter kinda gal! This homemade one is thick & creamy, full of natural vanilla flavour, contains no added salt or sugar & tastes like warm, freshly roasted almonds & Brazil nuts! Spread it on toast, rice cakes, crackers, […]

KITK Workout: Lower Body & Back Burn

KITK Workout: Lower Body & Back Burn

Take rest as you need it & adjust weight to fit how your body is feeling! We used machines, but you can also use dumbbells! GLUTE ACTIVATION Repeat each set 3x Banded side leg raises (10x each side) Banded leg kickbacks (10x each side) Banded […]

Vanilla, Greens & Strawberry Protein Smoothie Bowl

Vanilla, Greens & Strawberry Protein Smoothie Bowl

Such a delicious & nutritious way to get my protein in post-workout… & the best part is it tastes, looks & feels just like ice cream! YOU NEED: 1 huge handful spinach 3/4 cup frozen strawberries 4 chunks steamed then frozen cauliflower 1 scoop vanilla […]

Spicy Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks

Spicy Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks

I’ve been obsessed with sweet potato lately & it’s safe to say it’s become one of my main sources of ALL THE GOOD CARBS! #YAS Here’s a yummy & super simple recipe if you’re a fan of all things spicy! They’ll definitely set your mouth on […]

Pecan Pie Cookie Dough Balls

Pecan Pie Cookie Dough Balls

What if I told you that your first bite into one of these scrumptious chewy & delicious cookie dough balls would remind you of a slice of pecan pie?! They’re gluten, grain & refined sugar free, possibly nut-free & loaded with gut healing, beauty boosting, […]

Balsamic Glazed Sautéed Asparagus

Balsamic Glazed Sautéed Asparagus

All I have to say is the balsamic glaze makes ALL the difference! We use the one by Nonna Pia & you can find it at Costco or most health food stores! This makes for a great side dish or add-in for salads & is […]

Sesame Pepper Crusted Ahi Tuna Steaks

Sesame Pepper Crusted Ahi Tuna Steaks

Shoutout to all my ahi tuna lovers!! These tuna steaks are going to blow you away! Use them as toppers for bowls or salads or serve them as is with some brown basmati rice, quinoa & steamed or roasted veggies & you’ve got yourself a […]

1-Pan Lemon Oregano Roasted Veggies

1-Pan Lemon Oregano Roasted Veggies

I’m v-into one-pan roasted veggies these because of how easy & simple they are to prep! You don’t even need a mixing bowl, just season them directly on the baking sheet & roast until browned & crispy! PSA: it’s super important to cook, steam, boil, […]

Kelly In The Kitch Meal Prep Service Details

Kelly In The Kitch Meal Prep Service Details

I know, meal prep isn’t easy & you don’t always have the time! It requires planning & a lot of discipline & commitment if you want to see consistent long-term results & sometimes, reality is, life & priorities get in the way! That’s where I […]

KITK Tips for a Night-Out

KITK Tips for a Night-Out

Hi babes!! <3 Here are my tips & tricks for your next night-out! Nights-out don’t have to be stressful or make you feel anxious… you shouldn’t feel like you have to deprive yourself or stand out as the person who can’t enjoy themselves. Life is […]

Chickpea & Legume Pasta Salad in a Balsamic & Lemon Vinaigrette

Chickpea & Legume Pasta Salad in a Balsamic & Lemon Vinaigrette

Who’s with me? Nothing like having your pasta & protein in the same plate, right?! This high protein chickpea & legume pasta is your match! Loaded with crispy crunchy veggies, high-protein & fibre pasta & antioxidant & vitamin C rich goji berries, this salad will […]

Oven-Roasted Sticky Honey Garlic Chicken Wings

Oven-Roasted Sticky Honey Garlic Chicken Wings

Wanna make the stickiest, most caramelized, sweet, delicious, crispy, juicy, scrumptious, perfectly roasted healthy Asian chicken wings? I GOTCHU. These OVEN-ROASTED STICKY HONEY GARLIC WINGS will knock your socks off! Made them for a potluck tonight & I’m so excited to bring them! The sauce is […]

Oregano Lemon Greek Chicken Strips

Oregano Lemon Greek Chicken Strips

When I used to eat meat, Greek-style chicken was my all-time fave because I adore oregano & I just found it always had the most flavour & juiciest texture! I recreated some Greek chicken strips for my client’s meal prep last night & I’m happy […]

1-Sheet Avocado Oil Roasted Veggies

1-Sheet Avocado Oil Roasted Veggies

Disclaimer: the mixing bowl was too small for all the veggies I wanted to season so I just laid them out on the parchment-lined baking sheets & seasoned them straight up to make my life easier because #LAZY! I prepped these veggies for a client as […]

Spicy Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Spicy Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Yet another great meal prep staple to have in your back pocket (or rather, your fridge), these sweet potato cubes are roasted & caramelized to perfection! They make for the perfect side dish with your protein of choice but also taste great in salads or […]

Maple Balsamic Glazed Chicken Strips

Maple Balsamic Glazed Chicken Strips

A meal prep staple you won’t be mad at, this maple balsamic glazed chicken is just the right amount of sweet & savoury, caramelized to perfection & perfect to slice into bowls, salads, wraps, sandwiches or to devour as is with a side of veggies […]

Easy-Peasy 1-Pot Cabbage Soup

Easy-Peasy 1-Pot Cabbage Soup

Here’s a quick & simple way to put your leftover veggies to good use, especially in the cold weather! Cabbage has so many health benefits from being rich in vitamin C, improving digestive & heart health, reducing inflammation, lowering blood pressure & cholesterol, providing bone-strengthening […]

Taco-Spiced Air-Fried Veggies Ft. Fody Foods Taco Seasoning

Taco-Spiced Air-Fried Veggies Ft. Fody Foods Taco Seasoning

If I could gift every single one of you an ActiFry, I would! For someone like me who cooks veggies legit on the daily, it has been LIFE-ALTERING!!!!! Season, toss, cook & enjoy your veggies in MINUTES, with one simple appliance, no bowls, baking sheets […]

Very, Very Green Smoothie Bowl

Very, Very Green Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie is legit the definition of GREEN ICE CREAM… not even kidding! The texture is beyond! It’s naturally sweet, delicious, healthy AF, full of detoxifying greens & antioxidant-rich ingredients that boost immunity, gut health, skin glow, fight aging, reduce the risk of chronic disease, […]

Brow Gel Face-Off: Milk Makeup vs. Anastasia Beverly Hills

Brow Gel Face-Off: Milk Makeup vs. Anastasia Beverly Hills

I don’t use brow gel often but when I do, I hate when it looks too dark & harsh. The wrong brow gel can make a perfectly sweet girl look like the image of « resting b*tch face ». Who’s with me?! I tried the Milk Makeup […]

Dandelion Root Chaga Latte

Dandelion Root Chaga Latte

Disclaimer: I am by no means cutting coffee. But when it’s 6PM & I’m feeling like a second coffee, you can bet the dandelion blend by Dandy Blend comes in super handy because caffeine most certainly isn’t the best option at that time! It has […]

Vegan Double Chocolate Coffee Brownies 2 Ways!

Vegan Double Chocolate Coffee Brownies 2 Ways!

Admit I had you at double chocolate but then I got you wrapped around my finger at coffee, right?! These brownies are a chocolate & coffee lover’s dream come true! They’re moist, so buttery (nobody will believe they’re vegan), fudge-tastic, indulgent, chocolatey AF, rich, delicious, […]

What You Need To Know About Progressive Overload

What You Need To Know About Progressive Overload

Let’s talk progressive overload! Something I get asked about my fitness journey is If I gradually increase the weight I use when practicing same or similar exercises. YES! It’s super important to do that as you continue to progress in order to place more demands […]

Broiled Smoky Eggplant Rounds

Broiled Smoky Eggplant Rounds

How to get perfectly crisp eggplant in under 15 minutes, with the simplest yet most flavourful seasonings?! I GOTCHU BOO! Eggplant is one of my fave veggies to roast but you either nail it or you don’t. I find that when I season it with […]

Creamy Chocolate Protein Buckwheat Bowl

Creamy Chocolate Protein Buckwheat Bowl

Here’s a quick, simple, filling & super nutritious & delish breaky that’s great after a workout or to kickstart a busy day! It’s also a fun way to change things up a bit from traditional oats (although this chick loves her oats) & still get in […]

Chaga Ginger Turmeric Tea

Chaga Ginger Turmeric Tea

This tea is a staple in my kitch & something I love to have on hand, especially during the cold winter months! I like to sip on it in the afternoon & often add in fresh lemon, raw or manuka honey, ceylon cinnamon or cayenne! It’s […]

Lentil, Avocado, Caramelized Maple Sweet Potato Salad

Lentil, Avocado, Caramelized Maple Sweet Potato Salad

Here’s a quick & yummy lunch idea you can whip up in minutes if you take some time to meal prep some roasted sweet potato or butternut squash & any grains or legumes of your choice! It’s yummy, nutritious, filling, has a great balance of […]

My Mentality With Goal-Setting

My Mentality With Goal-Setting

My mentality when it comes to goal-setting is commit to the short-term realistically attainable ones, the ones that don’t overwhelm you so much that you get discouraged & lose your sense of commitment altogether. An unrealistic goal doesn’t make you more of a go-getter or […]

Air-Fried Curry-Spiced Crispy Julienned Carrot Fries

Air-Fried Curry-Spiced Crispy Julienned Carrot Fries

I’ll get you thought these were freezer-packed sweet potato fries… right?! Well think again!!! Thanks to myActi-Fry, I just made the most perfect CARROT FRENCH FRIES ever! Crispy, crunchy, delicious, nutritious & they taste, feel & look just like fries! But… they’re potato & oil-free, […]

Superfood Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Superfood Hemp Smoothie Bowl

When I say superfood, I mean superfood!!!! This morning’s post-workout bowl of deliciousness is loaded with all the vitamin C, antioxidants, metabolism reviving, gut & liver healing, detoxifying, skin glowing & anti-inflammatory goods! I’m talking moringa, camu camu, astaxanthin & açai powder! It’s delicious, creamy, […]

Healthy-ISH Caramelized Homemade “New York Nuts” a.k.a. My Childhood Dreams

Healthy-ISH Caramelized Homemade “New York Nuts” a.k.a. My Childhood Dreams

I don’t know about you guys but one of the million things that comes to mind when I think of NYC is the smell of New York Nuts all over the place!!! They’re legit my guilty pleasure. As a kid, I used to eat BAGS (read: […]

Hight Protein & Fibre Lupin & Hemp Creamy Breaky Oats

Hight Protein & Fibre Lupin & Hemp Creamy Breaky Oats

Yesterday, I was at the store & came across a new product by Eco Ideas: LUPIN FLOUR! I’d never seen it before but the package caught my attention because 1 serving (2 tbsp.) provides: 5g fibre 6g protein (it’s one of the highest sources of […]

Caramelized Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks & Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Carbs

Caramelized Roasted Sweet Potato Chunks & Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Carbs

I used to be afraid of carbs. All carbs. Not just simple refined ones. I was one of those chicks who believed they made you gain weight, so naturally, I restricted. THEN, I FINALLY DECIDED TO EDUCATE MYSELF. Sweet potatoes are complex carbs, a group […]

Accept The Help; It’s Worth It.

Accept The Help; It’s Worth It.

This is me. two years ago almost to the day. Fresh after a face-plant in my garage as I forced myself to carry boxes of my law books & office supplies after deciding to prioritize my health & recovery & taking medical leave from my […]

Homemade Turmeric Hummus ft. Truly Turmeric Paste

Homemade Turmeric Hummus ft. Truly Turmeric Paste

Today’s homemade hummus is brought to you by Truly Turmeric turmeric paste! Made with just turmeric, coconut oil, fresh lime juice & sea salt, it’s REAL FOOD at its finest & a perfect way to amp up your recipes with tons of anti-inflammatory properties, healthy […]

Yacon-Glazed Roasted Veggies

Yacon-Glazed Roasted Veggies

Yacon syrup is another prebiotic fibre that helps nourish the healthy bacteria living in our gut to allow it to flourish & thrive! It’s lower on the glycemic index than many other sources of natural sugar & research shows it promotes healthy digestion, regulates blood […]

Breadcrumb-Free Crispy Tuna Fritters

Breadcrumb-Free Crispy Tuna Fritters

This isn’t my first rodeo when it comes to tuna fritters because my sister loves them (& I love making them for her), but today I wanted to try a breadcrumb-free recipe! And oh baby did it ever work! If you want some tips for buying […]

Grain-Free Tigernut Flour Maca Cookies: TWO WAYS!

Grain-Free Tigernut Flour Maca Cookies: TWO WAYS!

Finally tried the tigernut flour by Organic Gemini & boy am I happy I did!! These cookies are chewy texture goals & packed with all the amazing benefits of tigernuts! Tigernuts are one of my fave prebiotic foods! They’re actually not a nut, but a root/plant, making […]

Product Review: Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer

Product Review: Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer

If you know, you know; I’m the queen of concealers & all things dark circles. I used to have them REALLY BAD, but overtime, through proper nutrition & the use of vitamin C, chemical exfoliation & high quality eye creams, they’re not as bad as they used […]

Grain & Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Grain & Gluten-Free Banana Bread

Sowwy to my fellow plant-based foodies, but my sis requested a NOT vegan banana post-exam so I jumped at the opportunity to make it for her! She was SO excited that she stood in front of the oven as the last minute counted down & devoured […]

Easy Peasy Soft & Chewy Banana Nut Cookies

Easy Peasy Soft & Chewy Banana Nut Cookies

FIVE ingredients! Grain, gluten, flour, dairy, egg, refined sugar free! Possibly nut-free Decadently soft & chewy! Naturally sweet! Simple & easy to make! Customizable AF! Melt in your mouth buttery without the butter! ARE YOU CONVINCED YET?! Thought so! YOU NEED: 8 tbsp. creamy almond […]

Grain-Free Chickpea Flour Bread a.k.a. The Best Bread I EVER Made (& Bonus: Healthier Chocolate Almond Buttah)

Grain-Free Chickpea Flour Bread a.k.a. The Best Bread I EVER Made (& Bonus: Healthier Chocolate Almond Buttah)

This is the most perfect bread recipe I ever made (not to mention one of the simplest!) It’s vegan, gluten, grain, oil & refined sugar-free, high fibre & protein, looks, tastes & feels like toast, toasts to perfection, full of flavour, egg, dairy & yeast […]

Moringa Strawberry Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Moringa Strawberry Hemp Protein Smoothie Bowl

Today’s smoothie bowl is dosed up with chunks of frozen avocado & I’m not mad at it! What a great way to add healthy fats, fibre, skin-boosting benefits & creamy texture for days! It’s also a great way to reduce sugar content! IMO, the best […]

My Nightly Shot of Apple Cider Vinegar & Fermented Turmeric & Ginger

My Nightly Shot of Apple Cider Vinegar & Fermented Turmeric & Ginger

Every night before bed, I drink 3 tbsp. raw organic apple cider vinegar & 2 tbsp. fermented turmeric & ginger. BTW, your ACV should always be “with the mother” & cloudy at the bottom of the bottle (the murky cloudiness at the bottom of the bottle […]

Gingerbread Chai Collagen Bites

Gingerbread Chai Collagen Bites

‘Tis the season for all things gingerbread & chai… & when you combine the 2 with Vital Proteins Collagen Creamer, you have a dairy-free powerhouse full of healthy fats, protein, beauty-boosting, joint-strengthening, gut-healing collagen, amino acids & the most chewy scrumptious little bites of deliciousness! […]

Cheesy Garlicky Roasted Veggies

Cheesy Garlicky Roasted Veggies

It’s been a hot minute since I prepped a batch of roasted veggies (WHO AM I?!?), so tonight called for a fresh batch seasoned with all my faves! They’re roasted to perfection, crispy, delicious, full of flavour, cheesy without the cheese & seasoned with just […]

Committing To Healthy Habits & Why You Should Keep It Simple & Take It Slow

Committing To Healthy Habits & Why You Should Keep It Simple & Take It Slow

If you had to choose one healthy habit to commit to this coming week… just one, that you don’t already routinely practice, WHAT WOULD IT BE?! Think about it. Write it down & let this week be the week you start! Healthy living is NOT […]

Sautéed Garlicky Swiss Chard

Sautéed Garlicky Swiss Chard

Don’t throw out your greens, sauté them! It takes literally 3 minutes & although they suffer from major shrinkage, it’s a great side dish & the perfect way to not let them go to waste! Swiss chard is just one of many greens I like […]

Mocha Chocolate Strawberry Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Mocha Chocolate Strawberry Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Yes, I obvi snuck some greens in there because HAVE YOU MET ME? But you’d never know it because it literally tastes like chocolate strawberry ice cream with a coffee kick!!!! The texture is on point, it’s naturally sweet & contains no added sugar & […]

There’s No Shame In Living Your Truth

There’s No Shame In Living Your Truth

To be completely honest with you guys, I had one of the most anxiety-provoking days in a while. And my anxiety has been flaring up a lot more frequently these days. That’s the thing with anxiety – it comes in bouts. Sometimes, I hardly know […]

Easy Peasy Pan-Seared Crispy Tofu

Easy Peasy Pan-Seared Crispy Tofu

Here’s a super simple & easy tofu recipe that’s versatile & delicious! Throw it into bowls, salads, lettuce wraps or serve it as is with a side of avocado, a grain of your choice (I love buckwheat & quinoa most!) & roasted veggies & you’ve […]

Crispy, Crunchy & Cheesy AF Oven-Roasted Chickpea Snacks

Crispy, Crunchy & Cheesy AF Oven-Roasted Chickpea Snacks

I haven’t made these in so long but they’re actually a great healthy snack option! They’re high in fibre, protein & antioxidants, as well as minerals like zinc, magnesium, iron & manganese! They’re also super fun to eat because they’re crispy & crunchy, not to […]

KITK Smoothie Bowl Tips

KITK Smoothie Bowl Tips

I’m on a hella smoothie bowl kick lately & tons of questions are rolling in about how I make them so here are my tips! I stick to 3/4 cup lower sugar fruit; my faves are blueberries, strawberries or a berry blend (I keep my […]

Grain-Free & Vegan Coconut Flour Banana Loaf

Grain-Free & Vegan Coconut Flour Banana Loaf

In case you didn’t know, I’m a huge fan of coconut flour! I just love everything from the flavour to the texture to its amazing nutrition (hint hint: high fibre = good digestion = happy kelly! & it’s high in healthy fats & lower in […]

Warm Quinoa, Parsley & Caramelized Onion Salad

Warm Quinoa, Parsley & Caramelized Onion Salad

When you’re plant based & you want your quinoa salad but you also want all the comfort food, make the best of both worlds!! I made this for din but I just had to try it & I have one word for you babes: FLAVOUR!!! […]

Product Review: La Neige Vitamin Brightening Cleansing Water

Product Review: La Neige Vitamin Brightening Cleansing Water

This micellar water cleanser has become a staple in my skincare routine & one that I can’t live without! It contains no mineral oil, parabens, phtalates or synthetic colorants, it’s dermatologist tested & not tested on animals. HOW IT WORKS? It melts away makeup instantly, […]

Asta(WHO?)xanthin-101 & Why I’ve Been Incorporating It In My Smoothies

Asta(WHO?)xanthin-101 & Why I’ve Been Incorporating It In My Smoothies

I’ve been adding ASTAXANTHIN to my smoothie bowls & loving it so I figured I’d share some of the amazing benefits with you babes! Astaxanthin is a type of carotenoid, a natural pigment found in many foods, which gives it its red-orange colour. It’s one […]

To Be Helped, Hurt, Left & Loved

To Be Helped, Hurt, Left & Loved

“God doesn’t give you the people you want. He gives you the people you need. To help you, to hurt you, to leave you, to love you & to make you the person you were meant to be”. I know this is true. Now more […]

Chocolate Cultured Coconut Milk Late-Night Snackin’

Chocolate Cultured Coconut Milk Late-Night Snackin’

Here’s a yummy post-workout or late night snack that legit reminds me of chocolate mousse! PSA: If you aren’t dairy-free, you can also make it with Greek yogurt! It’s creamy, chocolatey, yummy & full of probiotics, vitamins & nutrients & it won’t leave you feeling […]

Shredded Mayo-Free Creamy AF Chicken Salad

Shredded Mayo-Free Creamy AF Chicken Salad

If you have leftover chicken or a prepped BBQ chicken, here’s an easy recipe you can prep in minutes that makes for a great sandwich, wrap or lettuce stuffer! It’s fresh, full of veggies & flavour, crispy, crunchy & super creamy, yet it contains no […]

Avocado, Quinoa & Crispy Tofu Salad In A Coconut Aminos & Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Avocado, Quinoa & Crispy Tofu Salad In A Coconut Aminos & Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Need some lunch inspiration? I got you! Here’s a quick & easy salad you can prepare to on the spot or the night before a busy day! PRO TIP: if you prep it the night before, drizzle some fresh lemon to prevent the avocado from […]

Cheesy Sweet Potato Purée

Cheesy Sweet Potato Purée

Coming atchu babes with some more comfort food because that’s all I want in this weather! ‘Tis the season, right?! This recipe is meal prep friendly but you might also want to consider it for your holiday dinners because it makes for the perfect side […]

KITK’s Take On Breakfast & My Tips

KITK’s Take On Breakfast & My Tips

Here are my breakfast tips! I do fasted workouts & eat a big breaky post workout within a window of 30 minutes-1 hour after. To read more about fasted workouts, click here: Fasted Workout Update When it comes to breakfast, my focus is protein & carbs, […]

Ginger Sesame & Garlic Crispy Baked Salmon Fillets a.k.a. Winner, Winner, Salmon Dinner

Ginger Sesame & Garlic Crispy Baked Salmon Fillets a.k.a. Winner, Winner, Salmon Dinner

Here’s a super simple baked salmon recipe for you babes that you can whip up in just under 30 minutes from start to finish! It makes for a great meal prep staple or a quick dinner when you get home after a long day but […]

High-Protein Chickpea Pasta & Crunchy Veggie Salad

High-Protein Chickpea Pasta & Crunchy Veggie Salad

Here’s a great meal prep staple for on the go lunches this week! I know so many people are in the rush of exam season, busy work schedules & prepping for the holidays & it can be overwhelming to have to think of making lunch […]

Açai Strawberry & Astaxanthin Hemp Smoothie Bowl

Açai Strawberry & Astaxanthin Hemp Smoothie Bowl

I legitimately went all the way to the health food store to get JUST strawberries because yo’ girl was craving a strawberry smoothie bowl. Not to mention the fact that the cashier asked me if I needed my receipt & I told her I didn’t […]

Vegan Coconut Macaroons

Vegan Coconut Macaroons

These make for a great addition to your holiday dessert spread & they’re so easy to make, you can prep them in a hurry & nobody will know because they’re so delish! They’re really crumbly on the outside but moist & chewy on the inside, […]

Creamy AF High-Protein Avocado Pasta

Creamy AF High-Protein Avocado Pasta

I was tots in the mood for pasta tonight so I shipped up this delicious bowl of creamy avocado “fettuccine” in under 20 minutes! I used Tolerant Foods organic vegetable & legume penne, which you can find at Costco or in most health food stores. […]

My Eating Disorder & Skincare Journey

My Eating Disorder & Skincare Journey

In September 2017, I was seven months into anorexia recovery. I was using high quality skincare, freshly weight restored & still struggling with gut health & digestion In January 2018, I was still using high quality skincare, on a health journey, but struggling with binging […]

Chunky Choco-Banana Hemp Protein Muffins

Chunky Choco-Banana Hemp Protein Muffins

I’ve been ALL ABOUT adding protein to my baked / raw treats these days because I’ve been trying to eat more of it to maximize training results! These cupcakes are no exception! Flourless! Added sugar free! 5 ingredients! Vegan, paleo, gluten & grain free! Possibly […]

Crispy Crunchy Dijon Turmeric Tofu

Crispy Crunchy Dijon Turmeric Tofu

If you know, you know, crispy pan-seared tofu is the bomb!!!! The trick to getting it super crispy is to: pat the tofu dry before. cubing it to prevent it from getting soggy &; add all the ingredients to the skillet, coat the tofu & […]

Air-Fried Eggplant, Broccoli & Bell Pepper “Veggie Chips”

Air-Fried Eggplant, Broccoli & Bell Pepper “Veggie Chips”

Oh my goodness… I officially can’t live without my T-Fal ActiFry! To make these babes, which basically taste like chips, throw a whole eggplant, bell peppers, onion & broccoli into the air fryer with some raw organic apple cider vinegar, cayenne, Himalayan garlic salt, black […]

Blueberry Chocolate Ashwagandha Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry Chocolate Ashwagandha Smoothie Bowl

The obsession continues, this time with an adaptogenic kick from ashwagandha, an Ayurvedic herb used to help relieve the symptoms of stress & anxiety, heal the adrenal glands & regulate hormones, especially cortisol levels, improve immunity, endurance, energy & skin health, promote more restful sleep […]

Fasted Workout Update

Fasted Workout Update

I’ve been doing fasted workouts for about a month now & I wanted to give it a fair shot before giving you guys an update about how I’m feeling! Here’s my initial post all about it: The Benefits Of Fasted Workouts & Why I’m Trying It […]

Vegan & Grain-Free Vanilla Protein Birthday Cake Truffles

Vegan & Grain-Free Vanilla Protein Birthday Cake Truffles

In honour of my 28th birthday, I bring you VEGAN GRAIN-FREE VANILLA PROTEIN BIRTHDAY CAKE TRUFFLES!!! The verdict after the first bite? Make these. Even if there’s no birthday to celebrate! They will legitimately melt in your mouth, they’re sweet just like vanilla birthday cake, high […]

3 Years Later…

3 Years Later…

CRAZY how much can change in just 3 years & I’m not just talking physically. In 3 years, my ENTIRE life has completely changed. I don’t even recognize myself in 2016… all I see is a facade. I’m smiling but I’m broken. 2017? I’m struggling HARD […]

Psyllium Husk, Haskap Berry & Marine Phytoplankton Smoothie Bowl

Psyllium Husk, Haskap Berry & Marine Phytoplankton Smoothie Bowl

Loaded with extra antioxidants, liver, brain, heart & gut health benefits, energy boosting, anti-aging & skin healing marine phytoplankton, psyllium husks for fibre, gut health & blood sugar control & haskap berries for immunity boosting vitamin C, I guess you could call this smoothie bowl […]

Cacao Macao & Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

Cacao Macao & Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

YAS, you read right! You can have your chocolate & greens in the same bowl, with an added booster of maca for energy, hormones, skin, endurance & regulating blood sugar! I’ve been on a smoothie bowl kick these days & I’m not mad at it! […]

Grain-Free Vegan Gingerbread Loaf

Grain-Free Vegan Gingerbread Loaf

Guys… WOW! This is my second attempt at this gingerbread loaf because I really wanted it to be perfect for you babes as a holiday dessert! And oh baby is it ever perfect!!!! It’s vegan, gluten, grain, refined sugar, egg, dairy, soy free & even […]

Let’s Talk High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Let’s Talk High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

That post-HIIT « crash on your mat » feeling… if you know, you know! Let’s talk HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING! WHAT IT IS: A workout alternating between short intense bursts of activity & fixed periods of less intense activity or complete rest (ex: sprint for 1 min., […]

Turmeric & Cinnamon Roasted Carrots

Turmeric & Cinnamon Roasted Carrots

I’m v-into all the warm, comforting holiday spices these days! The best part is not only are these spices so delish & full of flavour but they also have tons of anti-inflammatory properties! So it’s a #win on both ends: flavour & health! Here’s a perfect recipe […]

Air-Fried Brussels, Broccoli & Mushrooms a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Chips or Popcorn!!

Air-Fried Brussels, Broccoli & Mushrooms a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Chips or Popcorn!!

Do you have a kitchen gadget that you can say with utmost certainty never disappoints?! That’s how I feel about my T-Fal ActiFry!!! I’ve air-fried basically EVERY possible veggie combo in it & no joke, they always taste like chips & popcorn when they’re ready! […]

Greens & Blueberry Immunity-Boosting Smoothie Bowl

Greens & Blueberry Immunity-Boosting Smoothie Bowl

When the smoothie bowl wins over the chia pudding, you know you nailed it! Here’s a post-workout breaky loaded with spinach, blueberries, cauliflower, camu camu, moringa, hemp protein, ceylon cinnamon & natural vanilla flavour! . It tastes delicious & contains no added sugar whatsoever, it’s […]

My Fave Bars & My Take On Bars As Meal Replacements

My Fave Bars & My Take On Bars As Meal Replacements

FYI: I don’t believe in using bars as meal replacements. Whether your goal is weight loss/maintenance, eating the same bar everyday: gets boring won’t stimulate your digestive system properly may lead to feelings of hunger later & possibly binging. Living a healthy lifestyle is about […]

Why Sometimes We Need “Off” Days

Why Sometimes We Need “Off” Days

Real talk: I really needed yoga tonight so I almost didn’t go. Makes sense, right? It doesn’t really, but you guys know yoga is something I have a hard time with & you might also know that I have a history of repressing & hiding […]

The Nitty-Gritty On Why I Don’t Stop Eating Past X Time

The Nitty-Gritty On Why I Don’t Stop Eating Past X Time

Do I stop eating past a certain time? All the information about stopping carbs at X time, starting to fast at X time & no fruit at night is SO overwhelming, right!? Short answer: Nope! Long answer: BTW, I’m not saying this is the best/right […]

Hemp Protein Berry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

Hemp Protein Berry Vanilla Smoothie Bowl

Here’s this morning’s post workout breaky bowl – a perfectly thick & creamy smoothie bowl, packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, iron, magnesium, calcium, protein, fibre, healthy fats, amino acids & natural sweetness! I’ve been LOVING oats & chia pudding these days but it’s always fun […]

Homemade Caramelized Sugar-Free Kiwi Jam

Homemade Caramelized Sugar-Free Kiwi Jam

Two things I love to do with overripe fruit is either freeze them or use them to make homemade sugar-free jam! Truth is, most store-bought jams, even when they’re organic, all-natural & every other “healthy” label, have tons of added sugar, preservatives & binders! Next […]

Whatever Happens To You Belongs To You.

Whatever Happens To You Belongs To You.

“The most terrible, beautiful & interesting things happen in a life. Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you, because it will”. I want you to pinpoint that […]

Yeast, Dairy & Refined Sugar-Free Soufganiyot a.k.a. Jewish Donuts FTW!

Yeast, Dairy & Refined Sugar-Free Soufganiyot a.k.a. Jewish Donuts FTW!

Happy Channukah! Even if you don’t celebrate, here’s a good reason to pretend: SOUFGANIYOT! As a kid, I counted down to Chanukah because it meant I got to have my Moroccan grandmother’s « beignets », certainly not the healthiest, definitely deep fried in canola oil & full […]

Sugar & Soy-Free Asian Sesame Beef Strips

Sugar & Soy-Free Asian Sesame Beef Strips

Y’all know I eat plant-based but even when it comes to prepping food for the fam, I’m not a big red meat advocate. BUT, when you’re feeding a man (hey dad!), sometimes he just wants it & it is what it is! No but seriously, […]

Roasted Caramelized AF Sweet Potato Halves

Roasted Caramelized AF Sweet Potato Halves

Here’s a super easy & simple meal prep staple that I love to have on hand, especially during the colder months because sweet potato = comfort food AF. Am I right?! These are great for using as side dishes with protein & roasted or air fried […]

Grain-Free Beauty Bliss Balls Ft. Lynq Life Beauté Powder

Grain-Free Beauty Bliss Balls Ft. Lynq Life Beauté Powder

Whipped up some beauty boosting collagen enhancing mango peach bliss balls this morning with this superfood powder packed with vitamins A, C & E, B-complex, fibre, spinach, broccoli, carrots, tomato, beet, shiitake mushroom & beta-carotene! The vitamin & mineral profile is actually A+ & it […]

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Want to bite into the chewiest most delicious chocolate chip cookies EVER?! Me too!! Well, guess what?! I’m about to make your low-carb chocolate chip cookie dreams come true! They’re so scrumptious & chewy, you’d think you were biting into a soft Chips Ahoy cookie, […]

Blueberry Bliss Hemp Protein Oats

Blueberry Bliss Hemp Protein Oats

All I gotta say is WHAT A BREAKY! Seriously, I don’t know how I could ever live without oats in the winter! So warm & comforting, delicious & satisfying without feeling heavy or weighing me down – just the right post-workout breakfast to refuel me […]

Beet Juice: Update, How I Make It, The Benefits & Why I’m Sticking With It

Beet Juice: Update, How I Make It, The Benefits & Why I’m Sticking With It

Hi lovies! For those of you who don’t know, I’ve been drinking raw beet juice every AM on an empty stomach (about 10-15 minutes after my lemon, aloe, chlorophyll water) since September 30th. Initially, I challenged myself to 30 days after my naturopath recommended it, […]

I Got The Papers.

I Got The Papers.

Last week, I got “the papers”. I opened my mailbox & there it was, mail from the Courthouse & I knew. A lump formed in my throat. My heart skipped a beat. I felt a rush of emotion, but I can’t really put it into […]

Vegan Sweet Potato Latkes a.k.a. You Don’t Need Hannukah As An Excuse!

Vegan Sweet Potato Latkes a.k.a. You Don’t Need Hannukah As An Excuse!

Just in time for Hannukah, I shared my VEGAN SWEET POTATO LATKES recipe with you babes! I hope you love them as much as I do! They’re lightly pan-fried (NOT deep-fried) in avocado oil, crispy, browned, delicious, full of flavour & completely gluten, grain, egg, soy, […]

Everything In My Fridge Creamy AF Veggie Soup (& Homemade Veggie Broth)

Everything In My Fridge Creamy AF Veggie Soup (& Homemade Veggie Broth)

If you guys know, you know: I’m all about a no waste life when it comes to fruits, veggies & food in general! So I’m always trying to come up with fun ways to put ‘em to good use! . One of my fave ways […]

Açai Vanilla Hemp Protein Oats

Açai Vanilla Hemp Protein Oats

This was the PERFECT post-workout breaky! All I gotta say is WOW! If you’re a fan of creamy, thick, delicious, warm & comforting oatmeal, you want & need these oats in your life! I dosed them up with all the goods: unsweetened hemp protein, açai powder for […]

It’s Officially Official: I’m A CanFitPro Certified Fitness Instructor!

It’s Officially Official: I’m A CanFitPro Certified Fitness Instructor!

 This feels so surreal but I’m proud to tell you babes that I’m officially a CanFitPro CERTIFIED FITNESS INSTRUCTOR (WHAT??!!!) Here’s your Saturday AM reminder to: NEVER stop trying ALWAYS believe in yourself DO what you love START/CONTINUE pursuing your passion IGNORE the people who […]

Hemp & Greens Post-Workout Shake & Why It’s Important To Re-Fuel Post-Sweat

Hemp & Greens Post-Workout Shake & Why It’s Important To Re-Fuel Post-Sweat

Nothing I love more than a green smoothie to refresh & refuel post-workout! Why is it important to refuel after exercise? Replenish glycogen a.k.a. stored energy used by our muscles Decrease protein breakdown & repair damage caused to muscle tissue by exercise Increase protein synthesis, muscle […]

Let’s Get Down & Dirty (No Pun Intended): My Journey With Anorexia & Digestive Health

Let’s Get Down & Dirty (No Pun Intended): My Journey With Anorexia & Digestive Health

Anorexia & digestion… HOLY F, I don’t even know where to begin. Let’s just start off by saying that my eating disorder messed up my metabolism, my gut & my digestion beyond words. In the deepest lows of my anorexia, I reached a point where […]

Vegan Grain-Free Peppermint Cassava Flour Sugar Cookies

Vegan Grain-Free Peppermint Cassava Flour Sugar Cookies

‘TIS THE SEASON!!!! One of the most highly requested healthier holiday recipes from you guys was sugar cookies & a lot of you were also D for peppermint! So I figured… why not combine them?! Here’s my take on healthier vegan, grain, refined sugar & […]

Roasted “Every Veggie Under The Sun” Thyme Veggies

Roasted “Every Veggie Under The Sun” Thyme Veggies

You know you want these veggies STAT! The fresh thyme sprigs make all the difference & add so much fresh delicious flavour, you’ll almost never want to use dried thyme again! I basically just threw every washed veggie I had in the fridge into a […]

Hemp & Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding

Hemp & Vanilla Protein Chia Pudding

K so I forgot to make my protein chia pudding last night & I wasn’t a happy camper when I got home from the gym this AM… so I decided to MAKE MYSELF HAPPY & attempted to prep an “on the spot” chia pudding. And […]

How I Cope With My Gym Hair?

How I Cope With My Gym Hair?

GYM HAIR… it’s a thing & it ain’t always pretty! I get asked a lot how I take care of my hair given how often I work out & truth is, I don’t do much to it & I really think that’s the trick! What do […]

Avocado Chocolate Sea Salt Truffles

Avocado Chocolate Sea Salt Truffles

I don’t know about you guys but I ain’t saying no to a chocolate truffle, especially when it’s vegan & made with 4 ingredients… HELLLLLO!!! Yes, they’re made with avocado burnt nope, you can’t taste it & you’d never know! They’re chocolatey, creamy, delicious, comforting […]

Bringing Back An OG Recipe: My Flourless Chocolate Cake 2.0 – Vegan Version!

Bringing Back An OG Recipe: My Flourless Chocolate Cake 2.0 – Vegan Version!

MADE AN OG RECIPE TODAY & YOU GUYS NEED TO MAKE IT STAT: FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CAKE, anyone?! The original recipe is completely flourless, grain, gluten, dairy & refined sugar-free but it does contain eggs & vegan butter so I switched it up today to make […]

Why I Plan Ahead For My Morning Routine

Why I Plan Ahead For My Morning Routine

How do I manage to find time for my AM routine? I plan ahead! It’s no secret: living a healthy lifestyle takes commitment, discipline, effort but also TIME & real talk: time is of the essence in the AM, especially if you have places to […]

Grow Through What You Go Through!

Grow Through What You Go Through!

GROW THROUGH WHAT YOU GO THROUGH If you’re healing, instead of hating yourself for what you’re going through, embrace it. There’s a grander purpose for every life experience that’s thrown at us. Sometimes, that purpose isn’t clear to us right away. Sometimes, we suddenly see […]

Beauty Product Review: Conscious Coconut Coconut Oil

Beauty Product Review: Conscious Coconut Coconut Oil

If you don’t already know, now you know. I have a serious obsession with this stuff. I love coconut oil in general, on my body & in my baked goods but this one is my fave for a few reasons! Can we talk about the […]

Grain-Free Coconut Flour Goji Berry Bliss Balls

Grain-Free Coconut Flour Goji Berry Bliss Balls

What if I told you that biting into one of these babes feels like biting into CAKE. YES, CAKE. Precisely, vanilla coconut birthday cake!!!!! They’re soft, chewy, decadent, full of vanilla coconut flavour & a little added kick from the Brain Octane for some healthy […]

Chocolate Cold Brew Coffee Protein Oats

Chocolate Cold Brew Coffee Protein Oats

I don’t know about you guys but I’m always down for chocolate for breakfast & when that same chocolate breaky is loaded with protein, fibre & antioxidants, I’m ALL about it even more!! These oats are TO DIE FOR. I swear, every bite feels like […]

KITK Tip of the Day: Change The Way You Speak To Yourself.

KITK Tip of the Day: Change The Way You Speak To Yourself.

Here’s your daily reminder that MENTALITY IS EVERYTHING! This isn’t a physical transformation, but rather two photos taken three hours apart, my mentality in both: worlds apart. There’s so much focus on the gram on physical transformation, fitness journeys & before & after photos with […]

Collard Green, Quinoa & Beet Rainbow Bowl

Collard Green, Quinoa & Beet Rainbow Bowl

EAT THE RAINBOW!!! Whoever told you plant-based eating was boring… I think this bowl speaks for itself; it’s quite the opposite! Thanks to my meal prepped boiled beets, chopped collard greens, washed veggies, homemade hummus & cooked quinoa, I put this baby together in minutes! […]

Toasted Coconut Grain-Free Granola

Toasted Coconut Grain-Free Granola

Oh my goodness… when I tell you my entire house smells like coconut paradise, I’m not kidding!!! This grain-free granola is BOMB; if you have a grain intolerance & you miss traditional granola made with oats, miss it no more! This one’s bound to make […]

Asian Sesame Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

Asian Sesame Roasted Chicken Drumsticks

Guys! What if I told you that you could prep, roast & serve this dish in the exact same platter?! How much would you love me?! Guess it’s my lucky day because this is probably one of the easiest roasted chicken recipes you’ll ever make! Loaded […]

Sugar-Free Warm Gingerbread Hot Cocoa (With an Adaptogen Punch!)

Sugar-Free Warm Gingerbread Hot Cocoa (With an Adaptogen Punch!)

It’s winter (too soon!) & I think it’s safe to say we veered away from pumpkin spice to gingerbread & peppermint! I was craving something warm & chocolatey after dinner tonight, so I made myself this frothy hot cacao & it was SO GOOD, I HAD […]

Breadcrumb-less Crispy Vegan Quinoa “Falafel”

Breadcrumb-less Crispy Vegan Quinoa “Falafel”

On Saturdays, masterpieces are created in my kitchen! Something I like to do on Saturday is empty out the fridge & cook up whatever my imagination ponders with leftover veggies from the week! These quinoa poppers are crispy & browned on the outside & moist, […]

Air-Fried Carrots & Mushrooms

Air-Fried Carrots & Mushrooms

My air fryer is legit my BFF – if you roast or sauté veggies nearly as much as I do, you need one in your life!!! It makes the #veggielife so much easier! These mushrooms & carrots are ALL THE (RAGE) CHEESE, BUT WITHOUT THE CHEESE! Minimal […]

Psyllium Husk Digestion-Friendly Vanilla Oats

Psyllium Husk Digestion-Friendly Vanilla Oats

PSA: if you wanna see what the oats really look like just as I’m about to devour them, scroll down (reality is, they don’t stay this pretty for more than a minute #realtalk). It’s winter & winter screams comfort food, am I right?! Oats are a fave […]

Roasted Eggplant & Zucchini Rounds

Roasted Eggplant & Zucchini Rounds

I always NEED roasted veggies with my meals; it’s just a thing! If you’re not as obsessed with them as I am, a good way to make sure you have NO EXCUSE not to eat them is to prep them in advance so that they’re […]

Vegan Lentil, Mint & Veggie Stuffed Peppers

Vegan Lentil, Mint & Veggie Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is a plant-based spin-off of one of my mom’s go-to recipes for Friday night dins & holidays… if you know, you know: “LES PIMENTS FARCIS” 🌶! It’s a traditional Moroccan meal where bell peppers are stuffed with minced meat, cooked rice, veggies & […]

Crispy Baked Broccoli & Cauliflower Rice With Fresh Mint & Fresh Cilantro

Crispy Baked Broccoli & Cauliflower Rice With Fresh Mint & Fresh Cilantro

Betcha didn’t think you could roast your broccoli/cauliflower rice! Sautéed cauli rice is amazing but CRISPY & BAKED is even better! With just a few simple spices, fresh herbs & riced cauliflower & broccoli, this recipe comes together in minutes & makes for a perfect […]

Cassava Flour Cinnamon Sugar Vegan Donuts

Cassava Flour Cinnamon Sugar Vegan Donuts

I cannot contain my excitement. I legitimately did not think it was possible to create homemade donuts that are grain, gluten, yeast, butter, egg & dairy free (& possibly nut-free), WITHOUT A DONUT PAN. But I just proved myself wrong thanks to cassava flour, an […]

Raw Coconut Date Energy Bites

Raw Coconut Date Energy Bites

K guys… when I say texture, you say THESE! They’re so delicious, naturally sweet, scrumptiously chewy (like CARAMEL CHEWY!), full of healthy fats, fibre, vitamins & minerals, natural sugar & good carbs to keep your energy sustained & great for in between meal snacking! They’re […]

High-Protein Chocolate Chia Pudding

High-Protein Chocolate Chia Pudding

I’ve been getting lots of questions about my high-protein chocolate chia pudding recipe so I figured I’d get it down for you guys so you can always come back to it (& by always, I mean EVERY single day because it’s THAT good!). It’s creamy, […]

My Morning Skincare Routine

My Morning Skincare Routine

Wanna know how I skincare in the AM? Here goes! But first, one thing I want to specify is that healthy, clear & glowy skin isn’t just about skincare products. It’s even more about reducing & managing stress, eating real food, staying hydrated, taking care […]

How I Cope With Body Dysmorphia

How I Cope With Body Dysmorphia

Let’s talk about BODY DYSMORPHIA. Body dysmorphia & eating disorders often go hand in hand. In fact, it’s not because weight restoration goals are met that we’re immune to distorted thoughts & emotions about our bodies; in fact, body dysmorphia is often a by-product of […]

Crispiest Brussels Sprouts Ever!

Crispiest Brussels Sprouts Ever!

These are the crispest Brussels sprouts you ever did see – air-fried, no oil, crispy & browned on the outside, warm, moist & comforting on the inside, bursting with « cheesy » flavour & so easy to prepare, it actually hurts!! When I told you guys my […]

Romantic Relationships: Where Do I Stand?

Romantic Relationships: Where Do I Stand?

Let’s talk ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS & more precisely, where do they stand on my list of priorities? I truly believe that romantic relationships are SO important & there’s nothing more beautiful than finding your person, someone who sticks by you no matter what & just gets […]

Why You Have The Time If You Make It & How To Stop Making Excuses About Your Food Choices

Why You Have The Time If You Make It & How To Stop Making Excuses About Your Food Choices

What’s that you said? You don’t have time to prepare breaky?! HOLD UP! I’m not good at math (seriously), but all jokes aside, let’s put things into perspective. This protein chocolate chia pudding takes less than 3 minutes to prepare (& not even 3 minutes […]

Grain-Free Almond Flour Protein Banana Bread

Grain-Free Almond Flour Protein Banana Bread

This is gonna be LIT! You guys don’t even know how good my kitchen smelled when I baked up this storm, but you’re about to find out in a few minutes when I give you all the deets on how to whip this baby up! […]

Tigernut & Golden Berry Slaw & The 411 About These Superfoods

Tigernut & Golden Berry Slaw & The 411 About These Superfoods

Love me a good slaw (& yes, in case you’re wondering, I eat A LOT of veggies)! I was craving something crispy & fresh tonight so I whipped up this quick slaw salad & it was FIYAH! Here’s what’s in my bowl: broccoli & kale slaw […]

How Shifting My Perspective About Food Taught Me To Eat Intuitively

How Shifting My Perspective About Food Taught Me To Eat Intuitively

Since I’ve been eating more protein & having bigger breakys after my fasted workouts, I get hungry for lunch later in the day than usual, so I’ve been a late luncher these days! A few years & even a few months ago, I would’ve freaked […]

Garlicky Cheesy Crispy Kale Chips In 20 Minutes!

Garlicky Cheesy Crispy Kale Chips In 20 Minutes!

GARLICKY CHEESY CRISPY KALE CHIPS (in 20 minutes? YES YES YES YES YES! I’m about to blow your mind with the crispiest, simplest, most delicious kale chips you’ve ever tried! Don’t believe me? Wait until you HEAR the crisp! Made with just four ingredients: kale […]

My Tips For Choosing Whether To Use Vitamins & Supplements

My Tips For Choosing Whether To Use Vitamins & Supplements

Your health journey is just that. YOUR journey. YOUR process. YOUR results. YOUR body. YOUR happiness. It’s so easy to get caught up in what EVERYONE else is doing & to lose sight of ourselves in the process. Whether it’s about workouts, supplements, foods to […]

Why Meal Prep Changed My Life & Helped Me Stop Binging

Why Meal Prep Changed My Life & Helped Me Stop Binging

Healthy living is NOT just about produce & organic healthy food; more than anything, it’s about PREPPING the food so you actually use it & benefit from the amazing vitamins, minerals & nutrients! Food & meal prep changed mine & my family’s quality of life […]

My 11 Tips For Clogged Pores & Product Suggestions!

My 11 Tips For Clogged Pores & Product Suggestions!

Hi babes!! <3 One of the most common questions I get is WHY ARE MY PORES CLOGGED?! Understandably so! Nobody likes clogged pores or dealing with congested breakout-y skin, but we’re all human & it happens to the best of us! The key is having […]

Greek-Style Chicken Meatballs

Greek-Style Chicken Meatballs

There’s nothing like some delicious souvlaki, right?! Well what if I told you thus recipe is basically souvlaki in meatball form?! Are you SHOOK because I am?!? Simple, easy, delicious, nutritious, grain/gluten & breadcrumb free & ready in under 30 minutes!! They’re crispy & browned […]

Crispy AF Smoky Tofu Chunks

Crispy AF Smoky Tofu Chunks

If you know, you know, I’m way more of a tempeh gal than tofu but… THIS TOFU… THIS TOFU IS THE KIND I CAN MESS WITH!! It’s usually the texture that throws me off but the trick is to buy it extra-firm & to pat […]

Curry Stir-Fried Broccoli & Onions

Curry Stir-Fried Broccoli & Onions

Did you know that eating warming foods & spices in the winter is a thing?! I’m talking about spices like ginger, garlic, cardamom, turmeric, curry, cinnamon, nutmeg & cayenne! They bring blood to the surface of the skin, boost circulation, fight inflammation & warm the […]

Broiled Thai Basil & Thyme Haddock

Broiled Thai Basil & Thyme Haddock

Guys, I don’t eat fish, but if I did, you can be sure it would be THIS!!!! I’m currently staring at it & salivating. Seriously. I did a play on traditional Thai basil dishes but added some spice & used coconut aminos instead of soy […]

Almond Flour Cookie Dough Protein Balls

Almond Flour Cookie Dough Protein Balls

Sometimes, you just need the dough & by dough, I don’t mean money. I mean THAT COOKIE DOUGH! I used to be that girl who cut chunks off the Pillsbury cookie dough straight out of the freezer & ate it raw; all I can say is […]

Konjac Noodle Pumpkin Mac & “Cheese”

Konjac Noodle Pumpkin Mac & “Cheese”

I tried konjac noodles a year ago & really didn’t enjoy them! I don’t remember why but I think I hadn’t rinsed them well enough & the smell really got to me! Truth is, they don’t smell great but if you rinse them well, they […]

Creamy Vegan Leek & Onion Blender Soup

Creamy Vegan Leek & Onion Blender Soup

Nothing more comforting on a cold winter day than a warm & comforting creamy & delicious bowl of soup! I like blender soups because I can multitask while the veggies simmer & then legit just throw the mix into my blender for the creamiest & […]

Black Bean Zoodles & My Quick Tips For Digestion & Constipation

Black Bean Zoodles & My Quick Tips For Digestion & Constipation

What’s in mah bowl? Black beans, sautéed Swiss chard & radicchio, cilantro, tomato, homemade marinara, apple cider, nutritional yeast, garlic, parsley, cayenne, paprika & mushrooms, sautéed for 3 minutes & BAM! INGREDIENTS: 1/3 – 1/2 cup organic black beans 1/2 cup sautéed greens of choice […]

Air-Fried Crispy Carrot French Fries

Air-Fried Crispy Carrot French Fries

My T-Fal ActiFry is legit changing my life one veggie batch at a time! You guys know how often I roast, steam & sauté veggies so ANY kitchen apparatus that makes my life easier is a game changer & this air fryer is just that! All […]

Paleo Almond Flour Fluffy AF Chocolate Chip Cookies

Paleo Almond Flour Fluffy AF Chocolate Chip Cookies

Hi babes! Here’s the deal… It’s Friday, it’s cold & snowing & I’m spending the night doing absolutely NADA with my sissy so it’s only fitting we baked warm & comforting (but still healthy) chocolate chip cookies! They kinda remind me of my chewiest almond […]

Vanilla Pumpkin Breakfast Oats

Vanilla Pumpkin Breakfast Oats

Okay, I know… it’s that awkward time of year where we’re not sure if it’s still pumpkin season or if we’ve transitioned over to peppermint & eggnog, BUT WHATEVZ. These pumpkin oats will have you wishing it could be pumpkin season all year round! Ready […]

Salt Cravings Explained!

Salt Cravings Explained!

If you haven’t tried my homemade flaxseed bread, do yourself a favour & try it! The recipe can be found in this post (with the recipe for my chickpea bread too!). It’s vegan, grain, sugar, egg, yeast & gluten-free, low carb & toasts perfectly! This […]

The Benefits of Magnesium Citrate & Why I Use It

The Benefits of Magnesium Citrate & Why I Use It

Deep Friday AM thoughts: thank goodness for magnesium… my muscles’ saving grace! Did you guys know that magnesium is used in over 300 reactions in the body?! YET… SO MANY OF US ARE DEFICIENT IN IT! There are many different types of Magnesium. I take magnesium […]