Kelly in the Kitch

Kelly in the Kitch

Cooking & Baking My Way Through Recovery

Recent Posts

Chocolate Chaga Hemp Milk Latte a.k.a. Stress-Free Hot Cacao? I’ll Take it!

Chocolate Chaga Hemp Milk Latte a.k.a. Stress-Free Hot Cacao? I’ll Take it!

Hey babes! <3 Here’s a super delish, frothy & simple latte recipe you can make if & when you’re trying to cut back on caffeine, but still want a sustained source of energy (with tons of other health perks!). Chaga is an adaptogen & medicinal […]

Black Bean & Chickpea Vegan Chunky Burgers a.k.a. Your Veggie Burger Dream Come True!

Black Bean & Chickpea Vegan Chunky Burgers a.k.a. Your Veggie Burger Dream Come True!

These burgers are LIT. Every week, I try to make an effort to incorporate more plant-based foods into my diet. So here’s this week’s effort & let me tell you, YO’ GIRL BROUGHT IT. These patties are EVERYTHING you’re looking for in a vegan burger. […]

Does Therapy Really Work? & My Top Posts All About My Experience With It!

Does Therapy Really Work? & My Top Posts All About My Experience With It!

Today, I’m going back to another therapy appointment. People often ask me if I think therapy really works. I can only speak from my personal experience when I say it changed my life. For the better. But the question is valid. Can sitting in front […]

One-Pot Tomato, Spinach & Cabbage Soup a.k.a. Quick, Light & Simple? Yas Queen!

One-Pot Tomato, Spinach & Cabbage Soup a.k.a. Quick, Light & Simple? Yas Queen!

Here’s a light, chunky, quick, simple, easy but super flavourful soup you can prep ahead of time for healthy lunches + side dishes. The ingredients are simple & clean, prep is minimal & taste is on fleek! It’ll keep you fuller longer due to all […]

Moroccan Baked Crispy Kefta Meatballs a.k.a. You’ll Fall Head Over Meatballs With These!

Moroccan Baked Crispy Kefta Meatballs a.k.a. You’ll Fall Head Over Meatballs With These!

My dad is gonna LOVE me for making these! I’ve been prepping a ton of chicken + turkey recipes for him in an effort to reduce his red meat consumption, but hey… everything in moderation, right?! If you know, you know… KEFTA is ground beef […]

Lima & Kidney Bean Salad With Dried Berries, Raw Tigernuts & A Creamy-licious Lemon Tahini Dressing & a.k.a. That Rainbow On Mah Plate!

Lima & Kidney Bean Salad With Dried Berries, Raw Tigernuts & A Creamy-licious Lemon Tahini Dressing & a.k.a. That Rainbow On Mah Plate!

Would you laugh at me if I told you I was craving a bean salad today? The result of my craving was this! Not bad, right? It’s crazy how when you make small changes to your lifestyle to live healthier, everything around you changes for […]

Tart Cherry & Spinach Creamy Collagen Smoothie a.k.a. When Your Smoothie Multitasks & Helps Your Gut, Skin, Sleep, Muscle Recovery & Immune System!

Tart Cherry & Spinach Creamy Collagen Smoothie a.k.a. When Your Smoothie Multitasks & Helps Your Gut, Skin, Sleep, Muscle Recovery & Immune System!

Hey babes! <3 Today, amidst meal prepping & every other Sunday chore I wanted to get done, I ALMOST forgot to eat. But then the idea for this smoothie came to mind & I couldn’t even believe I could just so dare to forget to […]

Sprouted Quinoa, Walnut, Hemp & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad a.k.a. Quinoa Salads Never Get Old!

Sprouted Quinoa, Walnut, Hemp & Sun-Dried Tomato Salad a.k.a. Quinoa Salads Never Get Old!

Talk about a meal-worthy salad, right? Full of good carbs, fibre, easy on the digestive system, plant-based protein healthy fats, skin benefits + tons of antioxidants, this salad is sure to fill you up & make you feel great! It’s great for meal prep because […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Amaranth Tabbouleh Salad a.k.a. Another Day, Another #SaladGoals!

Gluten-Free & Vegan Amaranth Tabbouleh Salad a.k.a. Another Day, Another #SaladGoals!

Oh.Mah.Gawd.  This tabbouleh is #GOALS!  Bursting with flavour + nutrition, just the way I like it! Crispy, crunchy, fresh & also comforting! Full of greens! Simple, easy + quick to prepare! But what on earth is amaranth? Isn’t tabbouleh traditionally made with bulgur wheat?  Yes, […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Flour Cookies a.k.a. BRB, On A Chocolate High (Oh & I Found Your New Fave Cookie!)

Vegan & Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Oat Flour Cookies a.k.a. BRB, On A Chocolate High (Oh & I Found Your New Fave Cookie!)

Guys… I found your new fave cookie & MINE! These babies are literally a chocolate & oat & peanut butter lover’s dream come true! This recipe is a joke to make. And by joke, I MEAN IT’S EASY! How much do you LOVE me?! EVERYONE & […]

Roasted Smoky Coconut Vinegar Mushrooms, Peppers & Onions

Roasted Smoky Coconut Vinegar Mushrooms, Peppers & Onions

Hey loves! <3 I know, you’re dying to ask… What on earth is coconut vinegar, right? Coconut trees are grown in nutrient-rich soil, which means the sap produced from tapping coconut blossoms is full of amino acids, vitamin C, B vitamins + fibre. It helps boost […]

Sprouted Fluffy Chocolate Banana Buckwheat Pancakes a.k.a. The Breaky That Will Take You To Cloud 9!

Sprouted Fluffy Chocolate Banana Buckwheat Pancakes a.k.a. The Breaky That Will Take You To Cloud 9!

Hey loves! <3 This morning for breaky, I made something a little different & very fitting for a Saturday breaky: PANCAKES!!!! And CHOCOLATE PANCAKES, at that! They’re kid-friendly, vegan, gluten, egg, dairy & refined sugar-free & the batter contains NO ADDED SUGAR (not even natural […]

Single-Serve Vegan Creamy Tahini “Cheese” Sauce On Zucchini Noodles a.k.a. Late Lunchin’, Lazy Lunchin’, Delicious Lunchin’!

Single-Serve Vegan Creamy Tahini “Cheese” Sauce On Zucchini Noodles a.k.a. Late Lunchin’, Lazy Lunchin’, Delicious Lunchin’!

Hey babes! Today, I got home from the gym & errands a bit later than usual so I snacked on two of these babies Grain-Free & Vegan Vanilla Latte Pecan Bites a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Get Your Caffeine Fix From A Scrumptiously Cute Little […]

My Favourite Workouts & How I Balance It All!

My Favourite Workouts & How I Balance It All!

Hey babes! <3 I often get asked what my fave workouts are & how I balance it all. I’d say my workout routine is a combination of spinning, HIIT, weight training & boxing. This combination gives me a good balance between cardio & weights & […]

Rosemary Honey-Dijon Roasted Potato Chunks a.k.a. French-Fries Craving CURBED!

Rosemary Honey-Dijon Roasted Potato Chunks a.k.a. French-Fries Craving CURBED!

Hey babes! <3 If you’ve been following along my Instagram or blog for some time now, you know that I don’t do potatoes often, but when I do, they look a little something like this! Simple to make: YES. Minimal ingredients: YES BAKED, NOT FRIED: […]

Mango Jalapeño Citrusy Guacamole a.k.a. Absolutely Avo(cado)MangoLicious!

Mango Jalapeño Citrusy Guacamole a.k.a. Absolutely Avo(cado)MangoLicious!

Nothing smells more like spring than a sweet & savoury citrusy guac spread on my fave sprouted toast! You can use it on nachos, tacos, crackers, rice cakes, tortillas, quesadillas, in bowls, massage your kale in it or use it as a topping for a […]

Health Is Your Greatest Wealth, But How Rich Are You Really?

Health Is Your Greatest Wealth, But How Rich Are You Really?

We live in a society that dictates how our bodies should look. We’re spoon fed with information about low carb & fat-free diets. We’re taught that weight loss is the ultimate goal & that our worth is defined by our ability to satisfy unrealistic beauty […]

Vegan & Grain-Free Coconut Butter Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Making Your Wildest Dreams Come True Since RIGHT NOW.

Vegan & Grain-Free Coconut Butter Hemp Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. Making Your Wildest Dreams Come True Since RIGHT NOW.

Guys, this is a recipe you DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT, want to miss. IT’S WILD, in the best possible way! Like, when I say wild, I mean it’ll make all your wildest dreams come true. Just to give you a little tease… they […]

Vegan & Breadcrumb-Free Arancini a.k.a. Italian Rice Balls Redefined!

Vegan & Breadcrumb-Free Arancini a.k.a. Italian Rice Balls Redefined!

Hey babes! I’ve been DYING to make my own healthier version of arancini & I simply never got around to it, but yesterday, I FINALLY DID! FYI, in case you didn’t grow up an ARANCINI fiend like me, it’s an Italian dish made up of […]

Antioxidant Immunity-Boosting & Liver-Detoxifying Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie a.k.a. MAGIC IN A SMOOTHIE MUG, Literally!

Antioxidant Immunity-Boosting & Liver-Detoxifying Chocolate Strawberry Smoothie a.k.a. MAGIC IN A SMOOTHIE MUG, Literally!

Hey babes! <3 My throat was feeling a little off today & my voice a little raspy, to say the least! My post-workout refuel was full of antioxidants, vitamin C & immunity-boosting ingredients & superfoods! I’m talking: Milk thistle, açai, burdock, butternut squash, spinach, Ceylon […]

Why Fitness Is For You & For Everyone & Why You Just Need To Believe It To Crush It.

Why Fitness Is For You & For Everyone & Why You Just Need To Believe It To Crush It.

Contrary to what you may have been led to believe, FITNESS is for YOU. In fact, fitness is for EVERYONE. I talk to a lot of people who feel like working out will never be for them. They feel demotivated, they don’t know where to […]

Insecurities: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.

Insecurities: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.

Let’s talk about INSECURITIES. We all have them. Whether they have to do with our physical appearance or abilities, our mental state of mind, success at work, school in life or our adequacy at maintaining friendships or relationships, insecurities are something we all deal with. […]

Lemony Red Wine Vinegar & Dried Herb Sautéed Greens a.k.a. The Darker, The Better! (& No, I’m Not Talking About My Tan!)

Lemony Red Wine Vinegar & Dried Herb Sautéed Greens a.k.a. The Darker, The Better! (& No, I’m Not Talking About My Tan!)

Can you tell that greens give me life? I’d say a large majority of my meals are made up of vegetables & I wouldn’t have it any other way! They say to always have a rainbow on your plate & nothing could be more true. […]

The Easiest & Laziest Avocado & Hummus Sandwich a.k.a. SAMMIE GOALS, you?

The Easiest & Laziest Avocado & Hummus Sandwich a.k.a. SAMMIE GOALS, you?

The EASIEST & LAZIEST avocado & hummus post-workout sandwich EVER! Real talk, tonight was one of those nights I got home after a double workout & I could not be bothered with prepping ANYTHING. But ‘yo girl’s gotta refuel & eat so I made this […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Collagen Warm Oats a.k.a. I Love You Like A Fat Kid Loves CAKE, CAKE, CAKE!!

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake Collagen Warm Oats a.k.a. I Love You Like A Fat Kid Loves CAKE, CAKE, CAKE!!

I had you at chocolate, right? Wednesday morning means I have more time to prep breaky so y’all know I like to pull out the fancy shmancy stuff, like OATS! Loading up on all them good carbs in anticipation of my double workout ce soir […]

Flashback To A Year Ago: There’s A Time & Place For Everything.

Flashback To A Year Ago: There’s A Time & Place For Everything.

Swipe left. Same girl. Same outfit. A year apart. A year ago to the day, I went to my first yoga class after being in recovery for 3 months. It was the first form of exercise approved by my treatment team after having basically been […]

My Pantry Reorganization Tips & All The Goods I Like To Keep Stocked!

My Pantry Reorganization Tips & All The Goods I Like To Keep Stocked!

Best feeling: A clean & reorganized pantry stocked with all the goods! I did a huge spring cleaning in my pantry yesterday & I feel DETOXIFIED, literally! 😂 Here’s a brief recap of how I cleaned it up! I stored all my products in plastic […]

Greek Yogurt Moringa & Ashwagandha Smoothie a.k.a. Nature’s Multivitamin, Anti-Anxiety & Super Energizing Green Deliciousness!

Greek Yogurt Moringa & Ashwagandha Smoothie a.k.a. Nature’s Multivitamin, Anti-Anxiety & Super Energizing Green Deliciousness!

Last night, I got home from my workouts feeling fly but also feeling a smoothie! When my body craves something, I respond to it, even if it’s not the generally “acceptable” time for it. So yes, most people have smoothies for breakfast, but if my […]

Why Falling Off Track Isn’t Your End All, Be All & Why Sometimes, You Need To Just “Have The Donut!”

Why Falling Off Track Isn’t Your End All, Be All & Why Sometimes, You Need To Just “Have The Donut!”

Yesterday, I spoke about falling off track & it resonated with a lot of you. I want you guys to know that falling off track is NORMAL & it’s part of what makes us human. We fall off track with work, therapy, our mental health, […]

Sweating For That Skin Glow, You? a.k.a. All The Benefits Of Exercise For Your Skin!

Sweating For That Skin Glow, You? a.k.a. All The Benefits Of Exercise For Your Skin!

Hey loves! I ALWAYS rave about the benefits of exercise for physical & mental health, BUT what I talk about less is how beneficial exercise can actually be for your skin! LISTEN UP! Exercise increases blood flow & boosts circulation. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients […]

Grain-Free & Vegan Vanilla Latte Pecan Bites a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Get Your Caffeine Fix From A Scrumptiously Cute Little Ball, #AmIRight?

Grain-Free & Vegan Vanilla Latte Pecan Bites a.k.a. Who Knew You Could Get Your Caffeine Fix From A Scrumptiously Cute Little Ball, #AmIRight?

Hey loves! <3 These babes are great for breaky on the go, pre or post-workout fuel, a mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack or as a topping for your Greek yogurt or oatmeal bowl when you’ve got a little more time to make it fancy in the […]

Fibre-Enriched Spicy Honey Dijon Chicken Meatballs a.k.a. Crispy Deliciousness? Yes! Yes! Yes!

Fibre-Enriched Spicy Honey Dijon Chicken Meatballs a.k.a. Crispy Deliciousness? Yes! Yes! Yes!

Last but most certainly not least on the meal prep menu for this week is these babes! POP ‘em in your mouth as is, use them in pasta or zucchini noodle dishes, bowls, salads, sandwiches or pita pockets! Super versatile, crispy on the outside, moist & […]

Ginger Lemongrass Sautéed Coconut Aminos Carrot Chunks a.k.a. So Good, You’ll Munch On ‘Em Like Chips!

Ginger Lemongrass Sautéed Coconut Aminos Carrot Chunks a.k.a. So Good, You’ll Munch On ‘Em Like Chips!

If you’re looking for a recipe that’s full of probiotics, here it is. Looking for one loaded with beneficial enzymes & easy on the digestive system? Here you go! Or are you looking for something to boost immunity, fight infection & inflammation? I gotchu! What […]

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric-Roasted Parsnip Fries a.k.a. If Carrots & Potatoes Had A Baby… PARSNIPS!

Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric-Roasted Parsnip Fries a.k.a. If Carrots & Potatoes Had A Baby… PARSNIPS!

Whoever said there was no such thing as a healthier French fry alternative ain’t never met these babes! 🤭 Parsnips?! What on earth is that, right? I always knew they were a little something like carrots, but TBH, I had never tried them until this […]

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Butter Vanilla Freezer Fudge a.k.a. I Ain’t Never Met A Fudge I Didn’t Like, But This One… I LOVE!

4-Ingredient Salted Peanut Butter Vanilla Freezer Fudge a.k.a. I Ain’t Never Met A Fudge I Didn’t Like, But This One… I LOVE!

I ain’t never met a fudge I didn’t like. BUT, when fudge is this good & this healthy, it’s a lethal combination (in the best way possible!). Made with just 4 INGREDIENTS & ready STAT, you want & need this in your life as a […]

Vegan Sweet Potato “Cheesy” Mash a.k.a. When The Kiddies Ask For Seconds, You’ll Know You Nailed It!

Vegan Sweet Potato “Cheesy” Mash a.k.a. When The Kiddies Ask For Seconds, You’ll Know You Nailed It!

LET’S CHECKLIST THIS RECIPE, okay? Delicious ✅ Creamy ✅ Minimal ingredients ✅ Easy ✅ Butter & oil-free ✅ Savoury ✅ Cheesy without the cheese ✅ Kid-friendly ✅ Not bad, right? As a kid, I LOVED MASHED POTATOES, like LOVED. I remember when my mom used […]

Sautéed Eggplant, Tomato & Cilantro Cooked Salad a.k.a. Your Moroccan Mama’s Specialty!

Sautéed Eggplant, Tomato & Cilantro Cooked Salad a.k.a. Your Moroccan Mama’s Specialty!

You guys… this eggplant salad is BOMB. ‘Nuff said. No, just kidding. Am I ever really done talking? NAH. It reminds me of my mama’s Moroccan one (If you know, you know!). There’s something about the taste of roasted eggplant that I just CAN’T GET […]

Why I Went Back To Therapy & The Top 5 Ways I Found Mental Stability.

Why I Went Back To Therapy & The Top 5 Ways I Found Mental Stability.

Today, I went back to therapy. I’m not ashamed to admit it. Therapy was the stepping stone to getting my life back & deciding to recover from my eating disorder. But guess what? It took me a long time to accept that I really wanted […]

Sprouted Avocado, Roasted Beet & Hemp Seed Wrap a.k.a. Plant-Based At It, YET AGAIN!

Sprouted Avocado, Roasted Beet & Hemp Seed Wrap a.k.a. Plant-Based At It, YET AGAIN!

As you guys know, Sundays are all about meal prep for me. Here’s how it goes down: I crush two morning workouts (boxing & body design, a.k.a. tons of weight training), then I get home, chill for a bit & I HIT THE MEAL PREP […]

Manuka Honey Apple Pie Antioxidant Energy Balls a.k.a. OH-MANUKA GOODNESS!

Manuka Honey Apple Pie Antioxidant Energy Balls a.k.a. OH-MANUKA GOODNESS!

Hey babes! <3 If you know, you know… Not a week goes by where I don’t prep some healthy energy balls or bars! Love having these ready after a workout & to keep me energized in between meals! These are made with a few simple […]

Homemade Almond-Cashew Vanilla Butter a.k.a. When You Can’t Choose, You Make The Best Of Both Worlds!

Homemade Almond-Cashew Vanilla Butter a.k.a. When You Can’t Choose, You Make The Best Of Both Worlds!

Hey babes! If you’ve been following me for a while now, you know that making homemade nut butter is nothing new to me! Here are a few of my homemade nut butter recipes if you’re interested! Homemade Refined-Sugar-Free 2-Ingredient Peanut Butter a.k.a. Life Ain’t Easy, […]

The Benefits Of Getting Moving, Whatever Your “Moving” Is!

The Benefits Of Getting Moving, Whatever Your “Moving” Is!

Happy Saturday babes!  It’s a beautiful day out & a perfect opportunity to get moving, release some endorphins, get fresh air & do your body some well-deserved good! Here are some simple ways to get in your 30 minutes of movement today: Go for a […]

5-Ingredient (& 2-Minute) Healthier Vegan Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake a.k.a. When You Get Home From A Night Out & You Need Dessert… THIS!

5-Ingredient (& 2-Minute) Healthier Vegan Flourless Chocolate Mug Cake a.k.a. When You Get Home From A Night Out & You Need Dessert… THIS!

Hey babes!! <3 Okay, so it’s no secret that I’m the girl who rarely orders dessert at the restaurant. But, that doesn’t mean I don’t come home & make it myself! I mean… CHOCOLATE!!! There’s absolutely NOTHING wrong with indulging every now & then if that’s what […]

Nut & Dairy-Free Creamy Spinach, Avocado, Cucumber & Pomegranate Pesto a.k.a. Green With Deliciousness (& Envy!)

Nut & Dairy-Free Creamy Spinach, Avocado, Cucumber & Pomegranate Pesto a.k.a. Green With Deliciousness (& Envy!)

To be honest, this recipe came to life because I had extra cucumbers, pomegranate & spinach in my fridge! What better way to put it all to good use than to throw it into my blender & make a pesto? This one’s vegan, gluten-free, dairy […]

Gluten-Free Mixed Berry Collagen Breaky Oats a.k.a. Your Oatmeal Dream Come True!

Gluten-Free Mixed Berry Collagen Breaky Oats a.k.a. Your Oatmeal Dream Come True!

Hey babes! <3 I’m so fortunate that Vital Proteins sent me their Mixed Berry Collagen, which also contains probiotics & Hyaluronic acid. I’ve been dying to try it but haven’t gotten around to it, until today!!! After two intense workouts this morning, you can be […]

Healthy Living Is About Consistency. #NuffSaid

Healthy Living Is About Consistency. #NuffSaid

Yes, I post a picture of my #FRIDGEGOALS almost every week, NOT TO ANNOY YOU GUYS, but to show you that healthy living is about CONSISTENCY. It really is key! In the same way that working out for a week won’t make you look like […]

KITK’s Top 5 Tips For Long-Term Digestive Health a.k.a. That G(ood)ut Feeling!

KITK’s Top 5 Tips For Long-Term Digestive Health a.k.a. That G(ood)ut Feeling!

DIGESTIVE ISSUES?! We all get ‘em. While temporary solutions, such as digestive enzymes, cayenne, turmeric & fennel seeds, work in the moment, long-term digestive health comes down to a healthy gut! Gut health is something I am truly passionate about & I have really come […]

“Cheese-Fries” Dupes a.k.a. Vegan Creamy & Cheesy Brussels Sprouts & Mushrooms

“Cheese-Fries” Dupes a.k.a. Vegan Creamy & Cheesy Brussels Sprouts & Mushrooms

Okay, so I used to have a serious addiction to cheese, like A SERIOUS ADDICTION. I would literally eat slice after slice, without even realizing it. Swiss cheese was my jam. In an effort to try to get most of my healthy fats & protein […]

Opening Up About My Slip-Ups & About Why Sometimes, It’s Harder Than EVER To Silence ED.

Opening Up About My Slip-Ups & About Why Sometimes, It’s Harder Than EVER To Silence ED.

Does everyone who recovers from an eating disorder relapse? No. Do some people who recover from an ED relapse? Yes. Did I relapse? Not quite, but I’m in & out. What does a relapse really mean anyway? In the same way that eating disorders don’t […]

Vegan & Grain-Free Coconut Almond Flour Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. Am I Invited To That Party In Yo’ Mouth?!

Vegan & Grain-Free Coconut Almond Flour Pecan Chocolate Chunk Cookies a.k.a. Am I Invited To That Party In Yo’ Mouth?!

Hey babes! <3 It’s been a hot minute since I baked a fresh batch of chocolate chip cookies! And let me tell ya, these babes are NO DISAPPOINTMENT! In fact, they’re the source of my happiness today! Yep, that’s how freaking DELISH they are! And yep, […]

What On Earth Is Jade Rolling & What Benefits Can It Bring To Your Life (Or Well… Your Skin?)

What On Earth Is Jade Rolling & What Benefits Can It Bring To Your Life (Or Well… Your Skin?)

Hey babes! <3 I started reincorporating my jade roller into my skincare routine & I’m already feeling a difference, mostly reduced puffiness & less tension in my facial muscles. If I had to describe it in two words, I’d say it’s a facial massage. Facial […]

Greek-Spiced Roasted Veggielicious Deliciousness!

Greek-Spiced Roasted Veggielicious Deliciousness!

If you guys don’t know it yet, I freaking LOVE (like… LOVELOVELOVE) Greek food! There’s just something about oregano that gets me OHMAHGAWD! In fact, I used very minimal seasonings here so that the flavour of the oregano can shine & oh baby is it ever […]

Plant-Based Breaky Idea: Chocolate & Banana Quinoa Porridge Topped With Berries, Walnuts & Cranberries a.k.a. Quinoa Breakys Are Now A Thang!

Plant-Based Breaky Idea: Chocolate & Banana Quinoa Porridge Topped With Berries, Walnuts & Cranberries a.k.a. Quinoa Breakys Are Now A Thang!

This morning’s breaky was a CHOCOLATE QUINOA PORRIDGE! I know what you’re thinking: “Is this girl cray? Quinoa for breaky? Where on earth does she get tehse weird ideas?”. I feel you. Months ago, tell me you were having a bowl of quinoa for breaky […]

Opening Up About My Highs & Lows In Recovery & Why Self-Awareness Is Key.

Opening Up About My Highs & Lows In Recovery & Why Self-Awareness Is Key.

REAL TALK: I’ve been having highs & lows with recovery lately. I still believe recovery is one of the best things that ever happened to me & I still believe in it wholeheartedly. Truth is, I wouldn’t be here today without it. Although I’ve always […]

One Of My Go-To Pre-Workout Snacks: Banana Halves, Almond Butter, Hemp Hearts & Ceylon Cinnamon… Read This To Know WHY!

One Of My Go-To Pre-Workout Snacks: Banana Halves, Almond Butter, Hemp Hearts & Ceylon Cinnamon… Read This To Know WHY!

Hey babes! Wanna know what one of my fave pre-workout snacks is? Well, either way, I’m telling y’all, whether you like it or not! It’s super simple, made with just four wholesome ingredients & absolutely delish, energizing & satisfying! Here’s what you need: 1/2 or […]

Why I Love Spinning & All Its Fitness Benefits!

Why I Love Spinning & All Its Fitness Benefits!

If you guys know me, you know that I’m happiest (or well, pretty damn happy) on a spin bike! Spinning is one of my fave workouts & one of the main ways I cope with my anxiety; when I get on the bike, I disconnect […]

Easy-Peasy Anti-Inflammatory 2-Ingredient Apple Cider Vinegar Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Proof That Simplicity & Deliciousness Can Go Hand-In-Hand!

Easy-Peasy Anti-Inflammatory 2-Ingredient Apple Cider Vinegar Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Proof That Simplicity & Deliciousness Can Go Hand-In-Hand!

You guys know I’m all about my apple cider vinegar. I don’t go a night without taking a full 2 tbsp. down pre-beauty sleep & I wouldn’t have it any other way. Apple cider vinegar is beneficial for just about every organ in the body […]

Grain-Free Honey Garlic Jalapenō Tuna Poppers a.k.a. Just Made Tuna “Meatballs” A Thing!

Grain-Free Honey Garlic Jalapenō Tuna Poppers a.k.a. Just Made Tuna “Meatballs” A Thing!

This has got to be my FAVE recipe that I whipped up this week for meal prep! I had a craving for tuna but I wanted to make something that I could keep fresh all week & then it hit me: TUNA “MEATBALLS”! I swapped […]

Mucho Flavour, Mucho Deliciousness Mexican Ground Chicken a.k.a. Taking You To Mehico With This Recipe!

Mucho Flavour, Mucho Deliciousness Mexican Ground Chicken a.k.a. Taking You To Mehico With This Recipe!

Mucho flavour. Mucho deliciousness. That’s the slogan for this recipe, okay? I’m taking y’all to Mexico with the flavours in here, seriously! You guys will be MINDBLOWN at how full of citrusy, spicy & delicious flavour there is in this simple & easy recipe! Throw […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Rainbow Tri-Colour Sprouted Quinoa Salad With Added Fibre, Hemp Seeds & Mulberries In A Lemon, Apple Cider & Black Sesame Seed Dressing

Vegan & Gluten-Free Rainbow Tri-Colour Sprouted Quinoa Salad With Added Fibre, Hemp Seeds & Mulberries In A Lemon, Apple Cider & Black Sesame Seed Dressing

Hey babes!! I am so beyond excited to share this beautiful quinoa salad with you guys! It’s so delicious & so full of nutrition, you’ll be making it on repeat, seriously! I honestly don’t even know how I come up with these quinoa salad recipes. […]

All About Fats-101 (& Yes, You Need Them!)

All About Fats-101 (& Yes, You Need Them!)

Hey babes! Today, I want to talk to you guys all about fats! Do we really need them? Yes. Can’t we do without them? Nope. Won’t they hinder weight maintenance goals? Nope. There’a SO MUCH misconception about the importance of adding fats to our diets. […]

KITK’s Top 5 Tips For Waking Up Earlier a.k.a. But What Is A Snooze Button?

KITK’s Top 5 Tips For Waking Up Earlier a.k.a. But What Is A Snooze Button?

Hey babes! <3 If you’ve been following me on Instagram or my blog for a while now, you know I wake up pretty damn early! People always ask me how I manage to do it & it’s no secret that luckily, I’m a morning person […]

Fruit-Free Chocolate Collagen Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. I Swear It’s Not Chocolate Soft-Serve, But It’ll Fool Ya!

Fruit-Free Chocolate Collagen Smoothie Bowl a.k.a. I Swear It’s Not Chocolate Soft-Serve, But It’ll Fool Ya!

Want a thick & creamy lusciously delicious chocolatey smoothie bowl full of nutrition, collagen & so perfectly thick & textured that it reminds you of chocolate ice cream? YOU NEED THIS IN YOUR LIFE. It’s so bursting with chocolate flavour that you’d never know theres […]

Homemade Healthy-ISH Vegan Vanilla Coconut Chocolate Covered Strawberries a.k.a. Godiva, WHO?

Homemade Healthy-ISH Vegan Vanilla Coconut Chocolate Covered Strawberries a.k.a. Godiva, WHO?

Got a chocolate craving? I GOTCHU! These babes are so delicious, you’ll forget Godiva chocolate strawberries even exist! They take 5 minutes to make & they’re super easy to prep! The hardest part? Waiting for them to firm up! They make for a perfect sweet […]

Crispy Crunchy “Cheesy” Romaine Lettuce Wraps Stuffed With Hummus, Kimchi, Avocado & Pistachios a.k.a. Plant-Based Lunches, FTW!

Crispy Crunchy “Cheesy” Romaine Lettuce Wraps Stuffed With Hummus, Kimchi, Avocado & Pistachios a.k.a. Plant-Based Lunches, FTW!

Hey loves! Without even realizing it, I’ve been OBSESSED with plant-based lunches! They’re super filling, without feeling heavy & so DELISH! Some of my fave ingredients to use are sauerkraut & kimchi, hummus, avocado & nuts or seeds (& veggies, DUH!). You can imagine that […]

Vegan & Grain-Free Almond Choco-Flax Protein Poppers a.k.a. Just Poppin’ In To Say I Luh You!

Vegan & Grain-Free Almond Choco-Flax Protein Poppers a.k.a. Just Poppin’ In To Say I Luh You!

Hey loves! <3 Happy SaturYAY! Back here today (DUH) to share a delicious recipe with you guys for some no-bake raw treats that you’ll LOVE as a topping for your breaky parfaits or oats, as a mid-morning snack when your focus is starting to fade, […]

May 4… The Hardest Day Of The Year.

May 4… The Hardest Day Of The Year.

When I was younger, people always used to say that life is unfair. Truth be told, I didn’t really understand what they meant. I was a young girl with the best parents in the world, best friends for siblings & life was fun & carefree. […]

My Tips & Tricks For Reaching Your Toning & Definition Goals In (& Out) Of The Gym a.k.a. “Abs Are Made In The Kitchen”; True, But Not Only!

My Tips & Tricks For Reaching Your Toning & Definition Goals In (& Out) Of The Gym a.k.a. “Abs Are Made In The Kitchen”; True, But Not Only!

Hey babes! <3 I think it’s pretty obvious that over the course of the past year, I’ve developed a profound love & passion for fitness! I’ve learned a thing or two along the way & today, I want to share with you some of my […]

Vegan Creamy Pumpkin, Sweet Potato Veggie Soup a.k.a. “Cheesy”, Nutty, Naturally Sweet & Oh-So-Delicious, You’ll Be Begging For Seconds!

Vegan Creamy Pumpkin, Sweet Potato Veggie Soup a.k.a. “Cheesy”, Nutty, Naturally Sweet & Oh-So-Delicious, You’ll Be Begging For Seconds!

Hey babes! YES, once again… I had leftover pumpkin purée in my fridge & you guys know I HATE letting food go to waste, so I decided to make a really simple pumpkin veggie soup, mostly because I was a bit lazy, but also because […]

KITK’s Post-Grocery Fridge Tips & Tricks a.k.a. How We Keep Our Food Fresh To Death & Our Fridge Squeaky Clean!

KITK’s Post-Grocery Fridge Tips & Tricks a.k.a. How We Keep Our Food Fresh To Death & Our Fridge Squeaky Clean!

Having a fridge well-stocked with healthy eats, fresh produce & homemade food is great, but it’s even more important to keep it clean so that all the goods stay fresh! Here are some of the things we do post-groceries to make sure that our food […]

Smokey Balsamic Caramelized Sautéed Mushrooms, Zucchini & Brussels Sprouts a.k.a.  Betcha Can’t Have Just One!

Smokey Balsamic Caramelized Sautéed Mushrooms, Zucchini & Brussels Sprouts a.k.a. Betcha Can’t Have Just One!

Hey babes! <3 I ran out of the batch of roasted veggies I made this weekend… I mean, HAVE YOU MET ME? I eat them all day, ‘errday, so no wonder! But anyway, today’s batch is smokey, balsamic-ky, caramelized, crispy, crunchy, flavourful & absolutely delicious! […]

Real Talk: Why It’s So Hard For Me To Settle For Progress, Not Perfection.

Real Talk: Why It’s So Hard For Me To Settle For Progress, Not Perfection.

Real talk: I won’t lie, I hesitated before posting these pics. I judged myself one time too many. I questioned how I looked. I criticized my body because it doesn’t look the same after a full day of food in my belly. I wondered if […]

Vanilla Coconut Collagen French Toast a.k.a. Voulez-Vous Brunchez Avec Moi?

Vanilla Coconut Collagen French Toast a.k.a. Voulez-Vous Brunchez Avec Moi?

Hey babes! <3  Okay, so before we get into this French toast sitch, I have a little anecdote for you guys. When we were younger, I remember waking up on Sunday mornings to the smell of my mom’s famous French toast. My siblings & I […]

Egg White & Veggie Omelette Oven-Baked Muffin Cups a.k.a. Yummy In Yo Tummy, Protein-Packed & On-The-Go-Friendly Breaky FTW!

Egg White & Veggie Omelette Oven-Baked Muffin Cups a.k.a. Yummy In Yo Tummy, Protein-Packed & On-The-Go-Friendly Breaky FTW!

Whoever said savoury muffins weren’t a thing ain’t never met these babies! Filled with tons of crispy crunchy veggies, nutritional yeast & “cheesy” flavour, tons of smokey & flavourful spices & a dash of almond milk for added fluffiness, these muffin cups will take you […]

(Very)Berry Delicious Collagen Coconut Milk Smoothie a.k.a. Yep, Smoothies For Dinner Are A Thing If Your Body Wants Them!

(Very)Berry Delicious Collagen Coconut Milk Smoothie a.k.a. Yep, Smoothies For Dinner Are A Thing If Your Body Wants Them!

If the body wants a smoothie for dinner, you give it a smoothie for dinner! I got home from my workout yesterday FAMISHED because Mindie worked us like a dog, I was heading back out for a spin class a couple hours later so I […]

Why The Only Approval You Should Seek Is Your Own.

Why The Only Approval You Should Seek Is Your Own.

I read a quote the other day & it’s been lingering in my mind ever since. Would you do all the things you normally do if you knew nobody was watching? When was the last time you did something good for yourself or somebody else, […]

Homemade Vanilla Bean Coconut Milk a.k.a. Coco-Loco For This Stuff!

Homemade Vanilla Bean Coconut Milk a.k.a. Coco-Loco For This Stuff!

Hey coconuts! <3 I don’t usually call you guys coconuts, but today, it’s fitting, given that we’re about to talk about my homemade vanilla bean coconut milk! If you know, you know; I’m a LOVER of all things COCONUT & I cannot believe I waited this long […]

Grilled Salmon Salad In A Light Lemon Apple Cider & Dijon Vinaigrette a.k.a. Fully-Loaded #LunchGoals!

Grilled Salmon Salad In A Light Lemon Apple Cider & Dijon Vinaigrette a.k.a. Fully-Loaded #LunchGoals!

Hey babes! <3 I don’t really think I need to tell you how to put together a salad, right? But, when a salad is this loaded, this delicious, this nutritious & this mind-blowing, I think I’d be selfish if I didn’t share it! So here […]

Why The “PRO” In PRObiotics Is REAL & Why You Need To Stop PROcrastinating & Get Some Stat!

Why The “PRO” In PRObiotics Is REAL & Why You Need To Stop PROcrastinating & Get Some Stat!

I can’t say it enough – Your gut is the gateway to your external & internal health & well-being. In fact, 80% of your immune system is located in your gut. The digestive system is ALSO the second largest part of the neurological system & […]

Homemade Vanilla Cold Brew Coffee a.k.a. Who Needs The Coffee Shop When You Have This?

Homemade Vanilla Cold Brew Coffee a.k.a. Who Needs The Coffee Shop When You Have This?

Hey babes! <3 It’s no secret that I love my coffee! I think a lot of you can say the same, right?  With summer around the corner (although it sure as F doesn’t feel like it here in Montreal), I got inspired to try homemade […]

Balsamic Cilantro Apple Cider Garlicky Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli a.k.a. Cruciferous Veggie Paradise (& No, They Won’t Bloat You!)

Balsamic Cilantro Apple Cider Garlicky Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli a.k.a. Cruciferous Veggie Paradise (& No, They Won’t Bloat You!)

Hey babes! <3 Today, we’re talking cruciferous veggies (& we’re roasting them too!). Cruciferous veggies offer so many health benefits from high fibre content, reducing blood glucose levels, boosting the body’s antioxidant power, fighting disease, providing a good source of plant protein, healing the gut, […]

How I Chose To Master My Feelings VS. Letting Them Become My Master.

How I Chose To Master My Feelings VS. Letting Them Become My Master.

Once you feel something once, it’s harboured forever somewhere in your heart. It comes & goes & at times, it becomes more or less powerful but it’s always there. Whether it be a feeling of love, hate, anger, disappointment, gratitude, pure bliss or utter sadness, […]

No-Bake Fudgy Vegan & Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Brownies a.k.a. My Lazy But Delish Excuse For A Chocolate Craving!

No-Bake Fudgy Vegan & Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Chip Brownies a.k.a. My Lazy But Delish Excuse For A Chocolate Craving!

Hey loves! <3 These clean-eating gooey & chocolatey brownies are so rich & fudgy, you’d never believe they’re healthy! They contain no eggs, butter, oil, dairy, grains, flour or refined sugar… NOPE, I’M NOT KIDDING! They take hardly any time to prepare & the hardest […]

Hydration Is Key a.k.a. Don’t Underestimate The Power Of The Most Abundant Resource On The Planet: H2O!

Hydration Is Key a.k.a. Don’t Underestimate The Power Of The Most Abundant Resource On The Planet: H2O!

Staying hydrated with the most abundant resource on the planet: WATER, is one of the most important healthy changes you can make if you’re embarking on a journey towards a healthier lifestyle. It’s the most abundant but also the most underestimated. So many of our […]

Adrenal Fatigue: The Ins & Outs – My Experience With It, What Is It? How Does It Feel? & How You Can Fix It

Adrenal Fatigue: The Ins & Outs – My Experience With It, What Is It? How Does It Feel? & How You Can Fix It

Hey babes! <3 Coming at you with a longer & very informative post today! I think it’s well worth the read when you have a minute to sit down with a warm latte! I mean, let’s be honest, I think all my posts are worth […]

Fruit-Free Collagen Green Breakfast Smoothie a.k.a. Pre-Workout Fuel Game On Fleek (Oh & You’d Never Believe It’s Not Fruit!)

Fruit-Free Collagen Green Breakfast Smoothie a.k.a. Pre-Workout Fuel Game On Fleek (Oh & You’d Never Believe It’s Not Fruit!)

Hey babes! <3 Y’all know I absolutely ADORE my fruit & my Greek yogurt bowls are generally filled with berries & banana! But this morning, I wanted to try a little something different! I was headed to two intense workouts so I needed tons of energy […]

Why No Experience Is Inherently Good Or Bad.

Why No Experience Is Inherently Good Or Bad.

Today, I encourage you to take a look back at your life, at any given point in time, a day, week, month or year ago & pinpoint just one thing that changed for the better. I bet this is something you rarely do. As human […]

Lemon Dijon Pecan & Walnut Oatmeal Crusted Salmon a.k.a. Your (FLAKY AF) Anti-Inflammatory Dinner Dreams Come True

Lemon Dijon Pecan & Walnut Oatmeal Crusted Salmon a.k.a. Your (FLAKY AF) Anti-Inflammatory Dinner Dreams Come True

HEY BOOS! Last but most certainly not least on the mini meal prep menu this week post-travels is this LEMON DIJON PECAN & WALNUT CRUSTED OVEN-ROASTED SALMON! If you guys know me, you know I’m not the BIGGEST FAN of salmon (& I much prefer […]

Curry-Spiced Sautéed Sweet Potatoes With Fresh Parsley a.k.a. I Never Met A Sweet Potato I Didn’t Like, But This One… I LOVE!

Curry-Spiced Sautéed Sweet Potatoes With Fresh Parsley a.k.a. I Never Met A Sweet Potato I Didn’t Like, But This One… I LOVE!

Did someone say flavour? YAS. These sautéed sweet potatoes are LEGIT the definition of delicious, savoury flavour! All you need are a few spices & seasonings & you’ve got a perfect side dish packed with beta-carotene, antioxidants, fibre & good for you carbs! Sweet potatoes […]

Asian-Style Lime & Sesame Cabbage & Spinach Sauté a.k.a. You Want Fibre? I Give You Fibre!

Asian-Style Lime & Sesame Cabbage & Spinach Sauté a.k.a. You Want Fibre? I Give You Fibre!

Hey lovies! <3 Next up on the menu is veggies, because, well… VEGGIES! Do I really have to explain myself? No weekend of meal prep is complete without some sautéed, grilled, roasted, steamed or some sort of veggie! This week, I chose to go the […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Peanut Butter Goji Berry Chocolate Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. So Crumbly, You’ll Fool Yourself Into Thinking It’s A COOKIE!

Gluten-Free & Vegan Peanut Butter Goji Berry Chocolate Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. So Crumbly, You’ll Fool Yourself Into Thinking It’s A COOKIE!

Hey babes! After a week away in Punta Cana on one of the best trips of my life (I mean… fitness + sunshine + amazing people + delicious food + the beach… do you blame me?), KITK IS BACK AT IT. And by “at it”, I […]

Why Your Struggles & Accomplishments Are More About Perspective Than You Think.

Why Your Struggles & Accomplishments Are More About Perspective Than You Think.

Sometimes, when I sit back & reflect on where I was just one short year ago, I surprise myself. I’m no where near perfect. I’m still recovering & yes, I’m still struggling. But last year around this time, I was struggling EVEN MORE. Life is […]

Self-Reflection, Routines & Journeys.

Self-Reflection, Routines & Journeys.

Today, let’s do a bit of self-reflection. Do you have a routine in any or all aspects of your life? If so, how much of a priority do you make it to stick to it? How has sticking to it improved & bettered your life? […]

How I Taught Myself To Rise Above Labels, “Thunder Thighs” Included.

How I Taught Myself To Rise Above Labels, “Thunder Thighs” Included.

All my life, I was”thunder thighs”. Call it a label. Tell me I shouldn’t have let it get to me & that words are just words. Call it jealousy, animosity or hate. But NO. Take it from me when I tell you that when you […]

Opening Up About One Of My Biggest Triggers & How I Learned To Face It Differently.

Opening Up About One Of My Biggest Triggers & How I Learned To Face It Differently.

Trying on clothes (especially old ones) is my biggest trigger & makes me really anxious. As much as I’m grateful for recovery & having been able to fight for my life & regain my health, trying on clothes means I have to face one of […]

Raw Vegan & Gluten-Free Almond Butter Oreos a.k.a. Ever Met An Oreo That Contains Antioxidants? Nice To Meet You Boo.

Raw Vegan & Gluten-Free Almond Butter Oreos a.k.a. Ever Met An Oreo That Contains Antioxidants? Nice To Meet You Boo.

Got an Oreo craving? NO PROBLEM. I GOTCHU. These raw, vegan, gluten-free & refined sugar-free ALMOND BUTTER OREOS are your jam. They’re fudgy, chocolatey, chewy, satisfying & beyond delicious. They’ll remind you of your childhood for sure, because let’s be honest… who didn’t grow up […]

Black Bean, Heart Of Palm & Pine Nut Salad In A Sweet & Citrusy Vinaigrette a.k.a. Quadruple Whammy: Nutritious, Crunchy, Fresh & Delicious!

Black Bean, Heart Of Palm & Pine Nut Salad In A Sweet & Citrusy Vinaigrette a.k.a. Quadruple Whammy: Nutritious, Crunchy, Fresh & Delicious!

Hey babes! <3 Here’s a fun & easy one that requires very little prep & such simple ingredients, you’ll love me forever… BUT WHO ARE WE KIDDING, you already do, right? No but seriously, this salad is super easy to prepare, crispy, crunchy, fresh, delicious, […]

Italian-Seasoned Tomato Roasted Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Breast a.k.a. But Is It Bad That This Chicken Is BAE To Me?

Italian-Seasoned Tomato Roasted Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Breast a.k.a. But Is It Bad That This Chicken Is BAE To Me?

Ok but wait… this ITALIAN-SEASONED TOMATO ROASTED GARLIC PAN-SEARED CHICKEN BREAST IS BAE! <3 Sorry, I meant to say hello first, but TBH, I just couldn’t contain myself!!! This pan-seared chicken is OH-SO-DELICIOSSO & OH-SO-SIMPLE! Clean & healthy jarred tomato sauces are hard to come […]

Sautéed Garlicky Lemon Kale & Arugula a.k.a. Once You Go Green, You Never Go Back!

Sautéed Garlicky Lemon Kale & Arugula a.k.a. Once You Go Green, You Never Go Back!

Hey babes! Here today with a super simple one for you guys, but one that I think should be a classic in everyone’s kitchen! I mean, let’s be honest, there’s nothing like a bowl full of greens to make me HAPPY FOR DAYS. Sautéing your […]

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Chia Milk a.k.a. Mama(Mia)Chia, You’re Delicious!

Homemade Vanilla Cinnamon Chia Milk a.k.a. Mama(Mia)Chia, You’re Delicious!

Hey babes! <3 Whether you’re vegan or lactose intolerant or not, plant-based milk alternatives are a great way to get in a good dose of nutrients, plant-based protein & omega fatty acids that you wouldn’t otherwise get from dairy milk! They’re super silky & creamy […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Fibre-Enriched “Cheesy” Meatballs a.k.a. Meatless Meatballs #GOALS!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Fibre-Enriched “Cheesy” Meatballs a.k.a. Meatless Meatballs #GOALS!

VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE FIBRE-ENRICHED “CHESSY” MEATBALLS, anyone? TBH, I don’t even know why I’m asking. The answer with these babies should always be YES. Guys, I don’t even know where to begin with these babes, besides for telling you that I created a masterpiece today! […]

Why Ending My Pity Party Was The Stepping Stone To My Personal Growth.

Why Ending My Pity Party Was The Stepping Stone To My Personal Growth.

As cliché as it sounds, I really do believe that our battles are handed to us because we were built to handle them & come out victorious. I spent a huge part of my life feeling sorry for myself for my struggles & because I […]

Chewy Collagen Coconut Butter Walnut Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. Going CocoNUTS RN! (& What’s So Good About Coconut Butter, Anyway?)

Chewy Collagen Coconut Butter Walnut Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. Going CocoNUTS RN! (& What’s So Good About Coconut Butter, Anyway?)

OH MY COCONUT!!!! These COLLAGEN COCONUT BUTTER WALNUT COOKIE DOUGH BALLS ARE TO DIE FOR. Last night, I legit lied in bed dreaming of these babies because I made them right before bed & didn’t want to go to bed with a full tummy. Basically, […]

Lemony Dill Sautéed Veggie Skillet a.k.a. I Put That (Lemon) On ‘Errthang & “Dill” Somebody Say Delicious?

Lemony Dill Sautéed Veggie Skillet a.k.a. I Put That (Lemon) On ‘Errthang & “Dill” Somebody Say Delicious?

Hey babes! <3 I’m so excited to share so many delicious recipes with you guys this week! I had planned to do a bit of a simpler meal prep because my dad & I are travelling & my sister is in full-blown exam period. BUT, […]

Fully Loaded Chicken, Avocado & Roasted Beet Salad In An Apple Cider, Lemon & Turmeric Dressing & My Tips For Putting Together Healthy Homemade Dressings!

Fully Loaded Chicken, Avocado & Roasted Beet Salad In An Apple Cider, Lemon & Turmeric Dressing & My Tips For Putting Together Healthy Homemade Dressings!

Hey loves! <3 The other day, I whipped up this delicious, crispy, crunchy, naturally sweetened, protein & healthy fat-rich salad & let me tell you, it did the trick & definitely hit the spot! It filled me up & most importantly, I felt GOOD after […]

Why Recovery Is More Than Just A One Time Thing Or Fling!

Why Recovery Is More Than Just A One Time Thing Or Fling!

The biggest challenge in recovery is that you don’t just choose recovery & that’s it. It’s not a one-time thing. It’s not a huge decision that you struggle to make once & that you never have to contemplate again. You have to keep choosing recovery […]

10-Minute Creamy (& Healthier) Zoodle Fettuccine With Pine Nuts & Fresh Cilantro a.k.a. Lazy Dinners Don’t Have To Be Boring or Unhealthy!

10-Minute Creamy (& Healthier) Zoodle Fettuccine With Pine Nuts & Fresh Cilantro a.k.a. Lazy Dinners Don’t Have To Be Boring or Unhealthy!

Hey babes! <3 I was craving something cheesy last night but I was also kinda lazy, so I whipped up this zoodle dish in just 10 minutes! And OMG was it ever DELISH! It definitely satisfied my craving NO TAKE-OUT NECESSARY! It’s gluten-free, possibly vegan […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free No-Bake Nutty Cherry & Cranberry Granola Bars a.k.a. Clean, Real Food Ready In 5? Hell Yes.

Vegan & Gluten-Free No-Bake Nutty Cherry & Cranberry Granola Bars a.k.a. Clean, Real Food Ready In 5? Hell Yes.

VEGAN & GLUTEN-FREE NO-BAKE NUTTY CHERRY & CRANBERRY GRANOLA BARS, anyone? When good quality granola bars made with REAL FOOD & real ingredients are hard to find, MAKE YOUR OWN AT HOME! It’s super easy & requires just a few simple ingredients you probably already […]

My Top Tips For Staying Motivated & Consistent With My Workout Schedule!

My Top Tips For Staying Motivated & Consistent With My Workout Schedule!

Hey babes! <3 Spring is in the air & with that, I thought it would be a great idea to share some of my tips for staying motivated & consistent with my workout schedule: Plan & register for workouts on Sunday nights! Starting my week off […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. “Pretty In Purple” Is A Thing, Right?

Vegan & Gluten-Free Blueberry Coconut Oatmeal Bites a.k.a. “Pretty In Purple” Is A Thing, Right?

Hey babes! <3 Before I tell you how to make these delicious bites, can we dedicate a moment of silence to how gorgeous they are? I mean… are they not cookbook worthy? I know you think so too. Just admit it. Not only are they […]

KITK Sephora VIB Sale Must-Haves!

KITK Sephora VIB Sale Must-Haves!

Hey babes! <3 This was a VERY requested post & I could not be happier to share it with you babes! I now how overwhelming it can be to be bombarded with emails from Sephora, beauty websites & to follow tons of beauty bloggers on […]

One-Skillet Asian Peanut Lime & Cilantro Ground Chicken a.k..a You’re Going To Go (pea)NUTS For This Recipe!

One-Skillet Asian Peanut Lime & Cilantro Ground Chicken a.k..a You’re Going To Go (pea)NUTS For This Recipe!

Hey babes!! <3 This is what happens when my sister tells me she wants ground chicken with peanuts. GROUND CHICKEN WITH PEANUTS, she gets! So what’s the deal with this recipe? Minimal ingredients. Simple preparation. ONE SKILLET (Yes, that means LESS DISHES FOR YOU!) Delicious. […]

Simply Put: You Don’t Have To Settle, So Don’t.

Simply Put: You Don’t Have To Settle, So Don’t.

What if I told you that you don’t have to settle for the things that don’t make you happy or bring anything positive to your life? You don’t have to settle for anything less than your worth or for anything less than the life you’re […]

Sautéed Coconut Honey Asian-Style Veggies a.k.a. Nope, Leftovers Don’t Exist!!

Sautéed Coconut Honey Asian-Style Veggies a.k.a. Nope, Leftovers Don’t Exist!!

Hey babes! <3 TBH, this recipe started out as me being REALLY LAZY, and rightfully so. I got a little lazy because this was the last recipe I meal prepped on the weekend & yo girl was tired! But… but… but… the flavour on them […]

Pan-Seared Spicy Tomato, Garlic & Cilantro Halibut a.k.a. My Take On Mommy’s Traditional Friday-Night Moroccan Fish!

Pan-Seared Spicy Tomato, Garlic & Cilantro Halibut a.k.a. My Take On Mommy’s Traditional Friday-Night Moroccan Fish!

Guys, if you know, you know. This recipe reminds me so much of my mom’s Friday night (a.k.a. Shabbat) Moroccan salmon recipe! I have to admit… it’s a slightly healthier version though! The traditional version is delicious, don’t get me wrong, BUT it’s also very […]

How I Found My Purpose By Rebuilding Myself On The Inside.

How I Found My Purpose By Rebuilding Myself On The Inside.

I got inspired by one of my trainers to share something that I see so much truth in. We’re all trying to find our purpose & place in life, whether it be in our profession, relationship or lifestyle habits. Often, we look for things outside […]

Dijon Honey Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Strips a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy Deliciousness That Dad Approves Of #Success!

Dijon Honey Garlic Pan-Seared Chicken Strips a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy Deliciousness That Dad Approves Of #Success!

Hey babes!!! <3 I’m sooooo excited to share this simple  chicken breast recipe with you guys! It’s MAGICAL in so many ways! First off, it’s probably the easiest chicken recipe to put together – all you need is your stovetop, a skillet & a few […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Buckwheat Soba Noodle Salad In A Spicy Creamy Almond Dressing a.k.a. Taking #SaladGoals To A Whole New Level!

Gluten-Free & Vegan Buckwheat Soba Noodle Salad In A Spicy Creamy Almond Dressing a.k.a. Taking #SaladGoals To A Whole New Level!

Hey babes! <3 I’m calling this a salad but it’s SO MUCH MORE. I’m telling you, it’s going to be what I like to call “on repeat” in your Kitch! (& most probably, in mine too!!!). BTW, soba = buckwheat, so what’s great is that […]

Opening Up About My Anxiety & Why Some Weeks Are Harder Than Others.

Opening Up About My Anxiety & Why Some Weeks Are Harder Than Others.

If you suffer from anxiety too, you know it comes in highs & lows. Sometimes, days & weeks go by & I hardly even feel it’s there. Other days or weeks, it really hits me. Overtime, I learned that when it hits, there’s nothing I can […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Matcha Chocolate Chip Energy Poppers a.k.a. Your Bite-Sized (Green) Dream Come True!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Matcha Chocolate Chip Energy Poppers a.k.a. Your Bite-Sized (Green) Dream Come True!

Hey babes! I’m so excited to share these vegan & gluten–free matcha chocolate chip energy poppers with you! You guys know I LOVE matcha, right? Well, now you know. I’m a huge fan of the Vital Proteins Matcha Collagen but I’m also supa-dupa into organic […]

Why My Journey Towards Living A Healthier Lifestyle Is Endless & What Made Me Fall In Love With The Process!

Why My Journey Towards Living A Healthier Lifestyle Is Endless & What Made Me Fall In Love With The Process!

I firmly believe that the quest to living a healthier lifestyle has no end. It’s a constant uphill journey where the possibilities to learn & educate myself are endless & where the opportunity to apply what I learn to my everyday life is not only […]

Ronald McDonald Who?: Oven-Baked Cajun-Spiced Healthy French Fries a.k.a. These Fries (& Any Fries) Over Guys, #AmIRight?

Ronald McDonald Who?: Oven-Baked Cajun-Spiced Healthy French Fries a.k.a. These Fries (& Any Fries) Over Guys, #AmIRight?

GUYS… oh my goodness! These fries are all things crispy, crunchy, roasted & full of flavour on the outside & super moist & chewy on the inside! They make for a great side dish & they’re so delicious, the whole family will love them! (YES, EVEN […]

Gluten-Free & Maca Maple Almond Flour Cookies a.k.a. The Chewiest Almond Flour Cookies On This Planet Version 2.0!

Gluten-Free & Maca Maple Almond Flour Cookies a.k.a. The Chewiest Almond Flour Cookies On This Planet Version 2.0!

Happy Saturday, babes!!!! <3 Public announcement for y’all: MACA MAPLE ALMOND FLOUR COOKIES, anyone? YES PLEASE! What’s better than a cookie full of vitamins, minerals, protein, healthy fats, stress-relieving, energy-boosting & hormone regulating adaptogens, natural sweetness, tons of flavour & scrumptiously chewy & soft texture? […]

Why Beef Liver Is Life-Changing As A Natural Pre-Workout (& In General) & Why You Need It Too!

Why Beef Liver Is Life-Changing As A Natural Pre-Workout (& In General) & Why You Need It Too!

Hey babes! <3 Before you ask (& I totally understand your doubts because of how obsessed I am with this product), this is NOT a sponsored post. It’s just me telling you about my current fave ALL NATURAL supplement that changed my pre-workout energy levels & […]

The Difference Between Thoughts & Actions & Why You Need To Understand It To Achieve Full Recovery.

The Difference Between Thoughts & Actions & Why You Need To Understand It To Achieve Full Recovery.

There’s a difference between thoughts & actions. Thoughts are ideas or opinions produced by thinking or occurring suddenly in the mind. They can be real or unreal, depending on what you make of them & how you choose to react to them. Their truth or […]

Mom’s Avocado, Tomato & Fresh Herb Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy, Fresh, Citrusy Deliciousness!

Mom’s Avocado, Tomato & Fresh Herb Salad In A Lemon Apple Cider Dressing a.k.a. Crispy, Crunchy, Fresh, Citrusy Deliciousness!

This salad is simple but so fresh & delicious! It’s crispy & crunchy but also super creamy thanks to the avocado! My mom always used to whip it together for us as an after school snack or quick lunch & yesterday, I was craving it […]

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Collagen Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. A Chewy Choco-Chip Cookie Dream Come True!

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Collagen Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. A Chewy Choco-Chip Cookie Dream Come True!

Hey babes! <3 So I’ve been knee-deep into sweet potatoes lately because that’s basically all there is to eat on Passover. NO JOKE I also don’t really eat matzah because of the potential digestive issues that I choose to prevent! Anywho, I’ve been having a […]

Refined Sugar-Free Chunky Peach & Strawberry Vanilla Jam a.k.a. This Jam Is SO MY JAM, You Catch My Drift?

Refined Sugar-Free Chunky Peach & Strawberry Vanilla Jam a.k.a. This Jam Is SO MY JAM, You Catch My Drift?

Hey babes! <3   As you guys know, I used to make my own homemade jam all the time & today, I was craving it! My original recipe is with berries but these are the fruit I had on hand today. You guys know I’m all […]

Grain-Free Chocolate Collagen Brownie Batter Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. When Dad Approves, You Know You Nailed It!

Grain-Free Chocolate Collagen Brownie Batter Cookie Dough Balls a.k.a. When Dad Approves, You Know You Nailed It!

Guys, if I told you these tasted exactly like brownie batter, would you believe me? Guess what? THEY DO!!! They’re made with just 6 real food ingredients, packed with amino acids, iron, magnesium, antioxidants, beauty-boosting, muscle-strengthening & gut-healing Vital Proteins collagen peptides & naturally sweetened […]

Truth: Sometimes, You Have To Be Your Own Hero.

Truth: Sometimes, You Have To Be Your Own Hero.

“Sometimes, you have to be your own hero” Making the decision to recover from my eating disorder on my own was probably one of the toughest ones I ever made. And to be honest, when I first made that decision, I didn’t really know if […]

Sweet & Savoury Sweet Potato Toast a.k.a.  That Breaky Game On Fleek (& The Only Thing That Justifies Cheating On Ezekiel Bread!)

Sweet & Savoury Sweet Potato Toast a.k.a. That Breaky Game On Fleek (& The Only Thing That Justifies Cheating On Ezekiel Bread!)

Today’s breaky was SWEET & SAVOURY SWEET POTATO TOAST And oh my goodness, I don’t even know where to begin! Sweet potato toast is a great alternative to good ‘ol sprouted bread when you want to change things up & have a little fun! I’ll […]

Spicy Dijon Lemon & Rosemary Crusted Baked Cod a.k.a. Baked, Not Fried & OHMAGAWD That FLAKE!

Spicy Dijon Lemon & Rosemary Crusted Baked Cod a.k.a. Baked, Not Fried & OHMAGAWD That FLAKE!

TALK ABOUT THAT FLAKE! Cod is legit my fave white fish (PS. I’m such a white fish kinda gal). The filets are always thick, creamy & full of flavour & there’s nothing like the way it flakes when you bake it! Cod is also an […]

Balsamic & Thyme Sautéed Asparagus & Onion With Toasted Crumbled Walnuts a.k.a.

Balsamic & Thyme Sautéed Asparagus & Onion With Toasted Crumbled Walnuts a.k.a.

Hey babes!!! As you guys know, roasted veggies are my jam but so are veggie sautés! So this week, I DID BOTH! This one’s super savoury & full of flavour! It takes like NO time to prepare & you don’t have to preheat your oven […]

Celebrating The Non-Scale Victories.

Celebrating The Non-Scale Victories.

It’s been about a year since the last time I willingly & voluntarily weighed myself (save for medical visits with my treatment team). Although I’ve been tempted to do it many times (I won’t lie), I consistently & successfully pushed myself to resist the urge. […]

Breadcrumb-Free Crispy Balsamic Spicy Chicken Meatballs a.k.a. These Little Munchkins Will Knock Your Socks Off!

Breadcrumb-Free Crispy Balsamic Spicy Chicken Meatballs a.k.a. These Little Munchkins Will Knock Your Socks Off!

Who doesn’t LOVE a crispy baked meatball, #AmIRight? These babies are spiced simply but to absolute perfection! They’re full of delicious savoury flavour & great to throw into pasta dishes, bowls, salads, wraps, pita bread or to devour as is dipped in your fave mustard, pesto […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Almond Espresso Banana Cookies a.k.a. (Chewy) Cookie Goals!

Gluten-Free & Vegan Almond Espresso Banana Cookies a.k.a. (Chewy) Cookie Goals!

OMG guys… these babies are a HIT & they are LIT!!! They’re grain, gluten, dairy & egg free, chewy, moist, delicious, scrumptious, satisfying, easy, simple & made with just real food! They’re also spiked with espresso powder so they make for a great energy boost, […]

Lemon Balsamic & Apple Cider Spiced-Up Roasted Veggies a.k.a. That Meal Prep Staple That’s On #Can’tStopWon’tStop Mode!

Lemon Balsamic & Apple Cider Spiced-Up Roasted Veggies a.k.a. That Meal Prep Staple That’s On #Can’tStopWon’tStop Mode!

Hey babes! <3 Okay, let’s be honest, I’m pretty predictable when it comes to meal prep & roasted veggies. In case you’re wondering, what I mean is that there isn’t a week that goes by where I don’t roast up a huge batch (or two) […]

Gluten & Grain-Free Sweet Potato, Tuna & Dill Baked Veggie Burgers a.k.a. A Sweet & Savoury Match Made In Heaven!

Gluten & Grain-Free Sweet Potato, Tuna & Dill Baked Veggie Burgers a.k.a. A Sweet & Savoury Match Made In Heaven!

GLUTEN & GRAIN-FREE SWEET POTATO, TUNA & DILL BAKED PATTIES, anyone? I AM DROOLING JUST AT THE TITLE… you? I seriously don’t even know where to start with these babies! They are PERFECT! The tuna & sweet potato are a sweet & savoury match made […]

My 9-Month Fitness Transformation & Why It Taught Me The Value In Facing My Fears.

My 9-Month Fitness Transformation & Why It Taught Me The Value In Facing My Fears.

July 4, 2017 – April 1, 2018 This transformation isn’t about how much better or worse I look in either photo, how one of the two should or shouldn’t be your goal or how capable or incapable I was to get through a workout at either […]

Pepper-Crusted Dijon Seared Turkey Breast a.k.a. New & Improved Pepper Steak 2.0!

Pepper-Crusted Dijon Seared Turkey Breast a.k.a. New & Improved Pepper Steak 2.0!

Hey babes!  <3  My sis & I got busy in the Kitch this weekend to get some of our weekly meal prep done & we had the bright idea: to re-create a “pepper steak” style seasoning for turkey breast & OMG, WE NAILED IT. All […]

How I Overcame My Gym Anxiety & Why You Can Too a.k.a. How The Place That Once Scared Me Is Now My Second Home!

How I Overcame My Gym Anxiety & Why You Can Too a.k.a. How The Place That Once Scared Me Is Now My Second Home!

Gym anxiety. We’ve all been there. There are TONS of different ways to overcome it but in my experience, the best is to FACE IT. The only way to face it is to GO anyway, even if you’re anxious about it, even if it makes […]

Gluten-Free Potato & Egg Crispy Skillet Omelette a.k.a. Another One Of Mommy’s DELISH Specialties!

Gluten-Free Potato & Egg Crispy Skillet Omelette a.k.a. Another One Of Mommy’s DELISH Specialties!

Hey babes! <3 Here’s another one of my mom’s specialty Passover recipes! She always used to make this for us for breaky or lunch! It was a no-brainer in terms of deliciousness that we almost forgot it was Passover! That’s how much we didn’t miss […]

The Truth About Recovery & The Time It Takes For Things To Go Back To Normal a.k.a. The Question That Has No Definite Answer, But KEEP HOPE!

The Truth About Recovery & The Time It Takes For Things To Go Back To Normal a.k.a. The Question That Has No Definite Answer, But KEEP HOPE!

“HOW LONG DO YOU THINK IT’LL TAKE BEFORE MY BODY GOES BACK TO NORMAL?” I probably asked myself this question 100 times in recovery. I asked just about every resource around me: friends, family, therapist, dietitian & doctor & guess what? Nobody knew the answer […]

Cinnamon Baked Almond Butter Covered Matzah Topped With Walnuts & Caramelized Bananas a.k.a. Matzah Crack: A Snack The Whole Fam Will Drool Over!

Cinnamon Baked Almond Butter Covered Matzah Topped With Walnuts & Caramelized Bananas a.k.a. Matzah Crack: A Snack The Whole Fam Will Drool Over!

CINNAMON-BAKED ALMOND BUTTER COVERED MATZAH TOPPED WITH RAW WALNUTS & CARAMELIZED BANANAS, anyone? YES. YOU & YOU & YOU & YOU! I KNOW YOU WANT THEM! In the spirit of Passover, get excited about indulging in this delicious baked matzah crack! It’s a super yummy […]

Mommy’s Notorious Potato, Egg & Cumin Salad Version 2.0

Mommy’s Notorious Potato, Egg & Cumin Salad Version 2.0

Hey babes! Happy Passover eve & Happy Easter! Every year on the eve of Passover, my mom was notorious for making us a potato & egg salad seasoned with loads of cumin! My sister & I decided to keep the tradition going this year & […]

Why I Don’t Count Calories, Macros Or Log My Food Anymore & Why I’ve Never Felt More Free!

Why I Don’t Count Calories, Macros Or Log My Food Anymore & Why I’ve Never Felt More Free!

Hey loves! <3 Since I work out so much, I often get asked what I think about counting macros, calories or keeping a food log. First things first, I just want to put out that if you do count macros, calories or keep a food […]

Grain-Free & Low-Sugar Midnight Snack: Apple Crumble, Anyone?

Grain-Free & Low-Sugar Midnight Snack: Apple Crumble, Anyone?

Hey babes! <3 LATE-NIGHT CRAVINGS FOR APPLE CRUMBLE mean one thing & one thing only: I make apple crumble but in healthier, simpler, easier & lazier form! You guys know I’m not a fan of stopping to eat after a certain time simply because I’ve taught […]

Why Being Comfy In Your Workout Clothes Can Change Your Workout For The Better (& My Go-To’s!)

Why Being Comfy In Your Workout Clothes Can Change Your Workout For The Better (& My Go-To’s!)

I don’t know about you guys but feeling comfortable & confident in my workout clothes makes my workout even more effective & efficient! Being comfy & feeling good in what I’m wearing means that I’m able to fully focus on my workout as opposed to […]

My 3 Tips To Stay On Track This Holiday Weekend!

My 3 Tips To Stay On Track This Holiday Weekend!

Hey babes! <3 First things first, I want to wish you all an amazing holiday weekend, whether you’re celebrating Passover or Easter! I know a lot of people get anxious around the holidays because they’re afraid to fall off track with their healthy habits. For […]

Grain-Free Coconut Sponge Cake (& It’s Kosher For Passover) a.k.a. Moist, Fluffy & Airy Cake Goals, Literally!!!!

Grain-Free Coconut Sponge Cake (& It’s Kosher For Passover) a.k.a. Moist, Fluffy & Airy Cake Goals, Literally!!!!

K FOR P GLUTEN-FREE COCONUT SPONGE CAKE, anyone? WHERE MY JEW CREW AT? BTW, “K for P” is slang for KOSHER FOR PASSOVER! But hey, you don’t have to celebrate Passover to appreciate or indulge in this cake. HECK, YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE CELEBRATING […]

Real Beauty Defined: You, In Your Most Natural State & Being Able To Embracing Your Flaws & Imperfections.

Real Beauty Defined: You, In Your Most Natural State & Being Able To Embracing Your Flaws & Imperfections.

My first ever picture with no filter at all. Just me. In my most natural state. Hair tied. No makeup on. Yes, I use filters & yes, filters enhance photos. But what if I told you that you don’t always need to be enhanced? What […]

Post-Workout Superfood Blueberry & Greens Shake Ft. Rootz Nutrition Post-Workout Paleo Protein Blend!

Post-Workout Superfood Blueberry & Greens Shake Ft. Rootz Nutrition Post-Workout Paleo Protein Blend!

Hey babes! <3 This week, I started my Monday off with a spin class & weight training & then… a fully loaded post-workout shake to refuel! I tried Rootz Nutrition CHOCOLATE BANANA NUT post-workout paleo protein superfood blend & I loved it! Rootz Nutrition actually […]

Truth: Appearance Means Nothing If You Don’t Feel The Way You Look.

Truth: Appearance Means Nothing If You Don’t Feel The Way You Look.

Truth: Appearance means nothing if you don’t feel the way you look. When I began to lose weight when I was pursuing what I termed my “wedding diet”, people started to notice. They complimented me, said I looked great & asked what I was doing […]

Everything In Your Fridge Vegan Creamy Thyme & Veggie Blender Soup a.k.a. Warm, Comforting Cheesy Vibes FTW!

Everything In Your Fridge Vegan Creamy Thyme & Veggie Blender Soup a.k.a. Warm, Comforting Cheesy Vibes FTW!

Hey babes! Today, I whipped up an Everything In My Fridge Vegan Creamy Thyme & Veggie Blender Soup! And now, I’m sharing it with you so it’s an EVERYTHING IN YOUR FRIDGE SOUP! If you don’t have all the same veggies that I used stocked […]

Gluten-Free Avocado & Chopped Egg Salad a.k.a. Your Easy-Peasy Out-The-Door-In-10-Minutes Breaky, Brunch, Lunch or Snack!

Gluten-Free Avocado & Chopped Egg Salad a.k.a. Your Easy-Peasy Out-The-Door-In-10-Minutes Breaky, Brunch, Lunch or Snack!

Hey babes! <3 This morning, I threw together a really quick & yummy avocado & chopped egg salad for my dad’s breaky. And at the sight of it (& how delicious it looked), I figured it would be a great idea to share it with […]

Healthy-Ish Kid-Friendly Sugar Cookies Filled With Organic Jelly Beans & Gummy Worms a.k.a. When Your Kids Beg For More, You’ll Know You Nailed It!

Healthy-Ish Kid-Friendly Sugar Cookies Filled With Organic Jelly Beans & Gummy Worms a.k.a. When Your Kids Beg For More, You’ll Know You Nailed It!

HEY BABES! <3 Here’s one for the kiddies! I mean, a lot of my other recipes are kid-friendly & great alternatives to traditional boxed snacks you’d usually pack in your kids’ lunch boxes. BUT, THESE ARE EVEN MORE KID-FRIENDLY BECAUSE THEY’RE STAR-SHAPED & FILLED WITH […]

The Fine Line Between Feelings of Sadness & Diagnosed Anxiety or Depression & Why Your Voice Is Worth More Than You Think.

The Fine Line Between Feelings of Sadness & Diagnosed Anxiety or Depression & Why Your Voice Is Worth More Than You Think.

Have you ever caught yourself saying “Oh my god, I’m so depressed” or “That gives me so much anxiety“? I’ve done it too. I think it’s safe to say those sayings are common in mainstream vocabulary, but what do they really mean? Have they lost […]

Grain-Free Collagen Overnight “Oats” a.k.a. You Can Have Your “Oats” & Eat ‘Em Too!

Grain-Free Collagen Overnight “Oats” a.k.a. You Can Have Your “Oats” & Eat ‘Em Too!

Today’s breaky was GRAIN-FREE COLLAGEN OVERNIGHT “OATS”. No, they’re not actually oats, but they mimic the texture so much that you’d think they were! But they’re gluten free & paleo & possibly vegan! DISCLAIMER: This is not me giving up on REAL overnight oats. I […]

The Most Natural Way To Relieve Bloating & Help Your Gut Health? Exercise!

The Most Natural Way To Relieve Bloating & Help Your Gut Health? Exercise!

I’m all for natural supplements to help with common issues, like bloating & indigestion. But did you know that exercise can actually help relieve those same issues? Yes, you have the power to reduce digestive issues with the force of JUST YOUR BODY. It doesn’t […]

Crispy Smoky Oven-Roasted Chicken Strips a.k.a. This Recipe Is On FIYA!

Crispy Smoky Oven-Roasted Chicken Strips a.k.a. This Recipe Is On FIYA!

Hey babes! <3 I can not contain my excitement about sharing this CRISPY SMOKY ROASTED CHICKEN STRIPS with you babes! Like, “I cant even”. Oh & btw, yes, it’s roasted, which means IT IS BAKED, NOT FRIED! TBH, it’s really easy & simple but so delicious! […]

Vegan Chessy & Garlicky Lime Roasted Veggies a.k.a. These Veggies Are So Cheesy, They Remind Me Of Mac & Cheese!

Vegan Chessy & Garlicky Lime Roasted Veggies a.k.a. These Veggies Are So Cheesy, They Remind Me Of Mac & Cheese!

VEGAN CHEESY & GARLICKY LIME ROASTED VEGGIES, anyone? Guys… these veggies taste SOOOO cheesy, they remind me of mac & cheese! I mean… I’ll take veggies if they remind me of mac & cheese, you? I’ll take veggies any day TBH, but here’s a great […]

On My Supposed 2-Year Wedding Anniversary, I Open Up About Divorce & I Celebrate My Healing & The Only Relationship That Will Last Forever: The One With Myself.

On My Supposed 2-Year Wedding Anniversary, I Open Up About Divorce & I Celebrate My Healing & The Only Relationship That Will Last Forever: The One With Myself.

Two years ago today, I woke up single & I went to bed a wife. Two years ago today, I got married. Today would’ve been my 2-year wedding anniversary. But it’s not. For those who don’t know, I got married on March 27, 2016. But, […]

Quinoa, Black Bean, Pumpkin & Fig Salad In a Lime & Apple Cider Vinaigrette a.k.a. What’s Meal Prep “Sans” Quinoa?

Quinoa, Black Bean, Pumpkin & Fig Salad In a Lime & Apple Cider Vinaigrette a.k.a. What’s Meal Prep “Sans” Quinoa?

Serious question: Did meal prep even happen if I didn’t make a quinoa salad loaded with tons of plant-based goodness? I think NOT! This one’s loaded with: Whole grain organic quinoa for iron, magnesium, protein, fibre & good carbs Organic black beans for fibre & […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chewy AF Oatmeal Raisin Cookies a.k.a. I’m About To O(at)D On These Munchkins!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Chewy AF Oatmeal Raisin Cookies a.k.a. I’m About To O(at)D On These Munchkins!

Nothing like a good old PLANT-BASED OATMEAL RAISIN COOKIE, right? I know. Now, I’ll start off by saying that while these babes aren’t as large (but you can tots make them bigger if you prefer!), they will sure as hell remind you of those MASSIVE […]

One Year Later: How Believing In Myself & Trusting The Process Led To My Mental Transformation.

One Year Later: How Believing In Myself & Trusting The Process Led To My Mental Transformation.

What a difference a year makes. The photo on the left was taken last March, a few hours before my Passover dinner & almost two months into recovery. I remember that night so vividly. I was so excited; it was the first time I was […]

Why You Shouldn’t Let Anybody Make You Feel Overly Self-Critical & Judgmental Of Your Body.

Why You Shouldn’t Let Anybody Make You Feel Overly Self-Critical & Judgmental Of Your Body.

Yesterday, I mistakenly got a message about how the bra I wore was unflattering, made my chest look flat & wasn’t doing me any favours. The message obviously wasn’t meant for me. OUCH. I won’t lie, it stung at first. It made me take a […]

Vegan Mini Broccoli Poppers a.k.a. Who Needs Meatballs When You Can Have These? BONUS: They’re Green!

Vegan Mini Broccoli Poppers a.k.a. Who Needs Meatballs When You Can Have These? BONUS: They’re Green!

  Who needs meatballs when you can have VEGAN BROCCOLI POPPERS?! Looks like a meatball to moi & tastes EVEN BETTER! All you need are a few simple ingredients, your food processor & just under 25 minutes! Yep, you read right, they only take 25 minutes […]

You Don’t Need To “Fix Yourself” & Why Your Relationship With Yourself Is The Most Important One In Your Life.

You Don’t Need To “Fix Yourself” & Why Your Relationship With Yourself Is The Most Important One In Your Life.

Hey boo. Yes you! I know you looked in the mirror today & you were overly self-critical. I know you pointed out at least 1 thing you wish you could change. I did too. Everyone preaches “Embrace your body for all that it is” like […]

Gluten-Free Vanilla Almond Espresso Energy Balls a.k.a. Your Cup O’ Coffee In Bite-Sized Form!

Gluten-Free Vanilla Almond Espresso Energy Balls a.k.a. Your Cup O’ Coffee In Bite-Sized Form!

Hey babes! <3 Today, I whipped up a batch of vanilla almond espresso energy bites & yes, the title says it all: they are basically your cup of coffee in bite-sized form! AND YOU WANT & NEED THEM IN YOUR LIFE! What if I told […]

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day & Neither Was a 100% Organic Fridge a.k.a. My Mentality When It Comes To Grocery Shopping

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day & Neither Was a 100% Organic Fridge a.k.a. My Mentality When It Comes To Grocery Shopping

Is the fridge really even #FRIDGEGOALS if you don’t photograph it? YOUR HEALTH IS YOUR GREATEST WEALTH! Invest in it. It’s worth every penny. Yes, produce is expensive. Yes, good quality ingredients, supplements, organic, fermented $ natural foods pack a pretty penny. But when you reap the […]

Egg White, Spinach, Kale & Tomato Smokey Frittata a.k.a. 15-Minute Lunch Goals? YAS!

Egg White, Spinach, Kale & Tomato Smokey Frittata a.k.a. 15-Minute Lunch Goals? YAS!

Hey babes! <3 Today for lunch, I was feeling something warm & hearty, a nice change-up from my fresh crispy crunchy bowls! I mean, don’t get me wrong, I still love me a good bowl, but today I was feeling something a little more comforting! […]

The Easiest (Passover-Friendly) Flourless Double Chocolate Cookie You Will Ever Make a.k.a. #FluffyAiryFudgyAFGoals & Chocolate Heaven Does Exist & These Cookie Are Where It’s At, Babes!

The Easiest (Passover-Friendly) Flourless Double Chocolate Cookie You Will Ever Make a.k.a. #FluffyAiryFudgyAFGoals & Chocolate Heaven Does Exist & These Cookie Are Where It’s At, Babes!

Hey babes!! <3 So as you guys know, Passover is right around the corner, which means I’m working on my recipe game to provide myself & you guys (DUH!) with tons of healthy snack options. Believe it or not, healthy snacking on passover is definitely […]

How Forgetting Made Me Realize I Was A Step Closer To Beating My Anorexia.

How Forgetting Made Me Realize I Was A Step Closer To Beating My Anorexia.

People always ask how I knew or how I could say I was fully recovered from my eating disorder. Truth is, while I do believe full recovery is possible, I think it’s a lifelong journey & something that’ll always be in the back of my […]

Healthy Homemade Quick & Simple Fruit & Nut Mix a.k.a. Trail Mixin’ The Clean Way!

Healthy Homemade Quick & Simple Fruit & Nut Mix a.k.a. Trail Mixin’ The Clean Way!

Hey babes! <3 Today, I was feeling trail mix! So… guess what? I MADE TRAIL MIX. I like to call it a fruit & nut mix, because when I think “trail mix”, I think the store-bought kind, where the dried fruit is coated in refined sugar, […]

KITK Recipe Round-Up: Passover-Friendly Snacks a.k.a. YES, You Can Still Eat Healthy (& Not Overdose On Matzah) On Passover!

KITK Recipe Round-Up: Passover-Friendly Snacks a.k.a. YES, You Can Still Eat Healthy (& Not Overdose On Matzah) On Passover!

Hey babes! <3 So many of you asked me about Passover recipes because let’s be honest, the healthy snacking lifestyle is definitely even MORE of a challenge on Passover because there are SO many common ingredients in healthy snacks that we need to cut out! […]

Your Anxiety Only Has Power Over You If You Let It.

Your Anxiety Only Has Power Over You If You Let It.

Realizing & accepting that I suffer from anxiety wasn’t easy. It took a few years for me to come to terms with it, face it head strong & find ways to live with it so that it didn’t put a burden on my everyday life. […]

Gluten-Free Warm Coconut Butter Maple Oats a.k.a. Who Doesn’t Love A Quick Breaky?

Gluten-Free Warm Coconut Butter Maple Oats a.k.a. Who Doesn’t Love A Quick Breaky?

Hey babes! <3 Ironically, it’s the first day of Spring but it sure doesn’t feel like it in Montreal! Mother Nature is teasing us like crazy! So… this morning, I was craving a big bowl of warm oats! And so warm oats I got! I […]

Vegan Raw Vanilla Apricot Walnut Bars a.k.a. A Nut & Fruit Bar That You Can Feel Good About Devouring!

Vegan Raw Vanilla Apricot Walnut Bars a.k.a. A Nut & Fruit Bar That You Can Feel Good About Devouring!

This weekend, as I was meal prepping, I realized it had been a hot minute since I’d whipped up a raw bar! I’ve been all about raw energy bites & protein balls & I really am obsessed with them TBH. But, I was feeling a […]

The Importance Of The Gut-Brain Connection & Why Your Mental Well-Being Is Just As Important As Your Physical Health.

The Importance Of The Gut-Brain Connection & Why Your Mental Well-Being Is Just As Important As Your Physical Health.

The gut-brain connection isn’t just a myth or a saying. It’s real. The gut is extremely sensitive to emotion & the brain & gastrointestinal system are intrinsically related. Feelings, such as: anger, stress, anxiety & sadness can trigger symptoms in the gut & fact of […]

1-Bowl Lemon Rosemary & Basil Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Sometimes, Simple Is Better (& Very, Very Delicious!)

1-Bowl Lemon Rosemary & Basil Roasted Veggies a.k.a. Sometimes, Simple Is Better (& Very, Very Delicious!)

If you guys know, you know, it ain’t a KITK meal prep without a fresh batch of roasted or sautéed veggies. I absolutely love having a load of veggies on hand to get me through the week & I like to use them as add-ins […]

MONDAY MOTIVATION: Stop Sweating The Small Stuff!

MONDAY MOTIVATION: Stop Sweating The Small Stuff!

HAPPY MONDAY MY LOVES! <3 Today’s tip is STOP SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF! It’s common for us to let trivial altercations, disagreements or setbacks put a damper on the way the rest of our day or week will go. The human mind is designed in […]

Crispy Crunchy Cabbage Slaw In a Coconut Aminos Citrus Honey Dressing a.k.a. The Epitome Of “Always Have A Rainbow On Your Plate!”

Crispy Crunchy Cabbage Slaw In a Coconut Aminos Citrus Honey Dressing a.k.a. The Epitome Of “Always Have A Rainbow On Your Plate!”

LOVE ME A GOOD CABBAGE SLAW! With spring in the air (or well… somewhat – you see the thing is, when you live in Montreal, Mother Nature has this way of teasing you with the weather conditions. Suddenly, mid-March, we get a week that feels […]

Baked & Flaked Asian Salmon a.k.a. Not Usually A Salmon Lover, BUT OMG, This One Has Me Wow’ed!

Baked & Flaked Asian Salmon a.k.a. Not Usually A Salmon Lover, BUT OMG, This One Has Me Wow’ed!

Hey babes! BACK HERE WITH ANOTHER SALMON RECIPE, but this one’s a little different! This week for meal prep, I wanted to change things up from the grilled salmon fillets & make something a little more versatile!  Then it hit me… pulled chicken & beef are […]

Vegan Quinoa, Lentil, Dried Cranberry & Pistachio Salad a.k.a. Rainbow On Your Plate & You’ll Love It So Much, You’ll Think It’s Fate!

Vegan Quinoa, Lentil, Dried Cranberry & Pistachio Salad a.k.a. Rainbow On Your Plate & You’ll Love It So Much, You’ll Think It’s Fate!

Hey babes! <3 This weekend for meal prep, I whipped this quinoa salad up for a client & TBH, it looked so good, that I needed to whip it up for my family’s meal prep too! She basically told me she trusted me blindly & that […]

Life Isn’t A Race & My Top 3 Tips For When I Feel Overwhelmed!

Life Isn’t A Race & My Top 3 Tips For When I Feel Overwhelmed!

Today was one of those days I really needed a workout. Sometimes, I get so overwhelmed with everything I want to do that I have a hard time organizing my thoughts & figuring out where to start. A morning workout always has the power to […]

Homemade Chaga Mushroom Tea a.k.a. Tea-Time To Boost Immunity, Adrenal Function & Energy Levels!

Homemade Chaga Mushroom Tea a.k.a. Tea-Time To Boost Immunity, Adrenal Function & Energy Levels!

Hey babes! <3 Y’all know that adaptogens are an active part of my everyday life because they are literally the reason I was able to teach my body to cope with my stress & my anxiety without prescribed anxiety medication. Some of my fave adaptogens […]

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Macaroons a.k.a. Yes, They’re Passover Friendly & You Can’t Wait To Chew On These Babes!

Vegan Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Macaroons a.k.a. Yes, They’re Passover Friendly & You Can’t Wait To Chew On These Babes!

PASSOVER-FRIENDLY CHOCOLATE COCONUT ALMOND BUTTER MACAROONS 😍🍫 Macaroons are such a Passover staple! I have a vivid memory of them being one of the only edible snacks to munch on when I was a kid impatiently waiting for the Seder to start. Who feels me? […]

Passover-Friendly Grain-Free Almond Flour Banana Walnut Bread a.k.a. Passover Doesn’t Have To Drive You Bananas!

Passover-Friendly Grain-Free Almond Flour Banana Walnut Bread a.k.a. Passover Doesn’t Have To Drive You Bananas!

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN! To all my fellow Jews, y’all feel me! Passover is right around the corner & you know what that means… it’s time to get creative in the kitch so that we can stay on track with our healthy eating […]

Why Eating Disorder Recovery Is Like a Break-Up & Why You Can & Will Ultimately Move On!

Why Eating Disorder Recovery Is Like a Break-Up & Why You Can & Will Ultimately Move On!

Eating disorder recovery is like a break-up. You go through stages. First, you realize how toxic & self-destructive the eating disorder is, the degree & level of control it has over you & how it stops you from really living. Then, you make the big […]

No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent.

No One Can Make You Feel Inferior Without Your Consent.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” By: Eleanor Roosevelt It’s easy to let words get to us, to let them eat away at us, to let them bring us down & make us question our ultimate purpose. But in the grand […]

Afternoon Snack Attack & My Tips For Buying & Drinking Kombucha!

Afternoon Snack Attack & My Tips For Buying & Drinking Kombucha!

Hey babes! <3 I think if you follow me on Instagram, by now you know that I’m a huge believer in afternoon snacking! For one, I’m a hungry gal, what can I say? But, I also think that when done in a healthy way, snacking […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Crunchy Caramelized Pecan Pie Bars a.k.a. The Bars That Rendered Me Speechless (Not To Mention, MOUTH FULL!)

Vegan & Gluten-Free Crunchy Caramelized Pecan Pie Bars a.k.a. The Bars That Rendered Me Speechless (Not To Mention, MOUTH FULL!)

Okay guys, REAL TALK: I’ve been having a serious freaking craving for pecan pie lately! Pecan pie was actually my mom’s all-time fave dessert! I remember the huge smile on her face when my dad brought it home on Fridays after work & with her […]

Where My Lash Ladies At?: My DIY Eyelash & Brow Serum

Where My Lash Ladies At?: My DIY Eyelash & Brow Serum

Hey babes! WHERE MY LASH LADIES AT? You all know how obsessed I am with full, thick & long spider lashes. And if you don’t know, NOW YOU KNOW! My mascara application takes me a full 10 minutes & I can’t go a day without […]

Honouring Your Feelings: Your Pathway To Real Healing.

Honouring Your Feelings: Your Pathway To Real Healing.

“Healing isn’t about changing who you are. It’ about changing your relationship to who you are. A fundamental part of that is honouring how you feel”. THERE IS SO MUCH YES IN THIS QUOTE. It speaks to me in so many ways because this year, […]

“Everything In My Fridge”  Spinach & Kale Salad in an Apple Cider Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. Rainbow In My Bowl? Yes Please!

“Everything In My Fridge” Spinach & Kale Salad in an Apple Cider Balsamic Dressing a.k.a. Rainbow In My Bowl? Yes Please!

Last night, I got home from my double workout super hungry, like starving & needed to whip up something quick & easy but that would be filling enough to give me that post-workout refuel. A salad only fills me up & satisfies me if it’s […]

Labels.

Labels.

Do you ever wonder how different life would be if we lived in a society free of labels? I’m not talking food labels. We classify, categorize & label everything & everyone, from people with illnesses & diseases, to body types, shapes & sizes, & degree […]

Crispy Asian Teriyaki-Style Roasted Eggplant a.k.a. Cleaner Is Better (& Just As Delicious!) OH & I Never Met A Crispy Veg I Didn’t Like!

Crispy Asian Teriyaki-Style Roasted Eggplant a.k.a. Cleaner Is Better (& Just As Delicious!) OH & I Never Met A Crispy Veg I Didn’t Like!

Hey babes! <3 Let me just start off by saying that this is my favourite roasted eggplant recipe I have ever made (& I’ve made quite a few!). Guys… you know when you successfully perfectly roast a veggie so well that it become crispy & […]

The Fine Line Between Wanting & Needing To Exercise.

The Fine Line Between Wanting & Needing To Exercise.

There’s a fine line between WANTING to work out & NEEDING to work out. I’m sure you guys may have noticed that I don’t take many rest days & to some, it might look as though I push myself harder than I should. Fact is, […]

Vegan 5-Ingredient Caramel Almond Chocolate Hearts a.k.a. Never Been In Love? There’s A First Time For Everything!

Vegan 5-Ingredient Caramel Almond Chocolate Hearts a.k.a. Never Been In Love? There’s A First Time For Everything!

Never been in love? There’s a first time for everything! I’m about to share the easiest homemade chocolate you’ll ever make! You don’t even have any chocolate melting to do! Like, no double boiler, no microwave, no stovetop melting… GUESS WHAT? NO CHOCOLATE CHIPS! Just […]

A Few Reasons Why You’re Not Seeing Results Even When You’re Doing Everything Right!

A Few Reasons Why You’re Not Seeing Results Even When You’re Doing Everything Right!

Hey babes! <3 Okay, so I think this is something or somewhere we’ve all found ourselves at some point in our lives!  Eating clean? YES. Working out? YES. Feeling hungrier than usual? YES. Doing all the right things but not seeing results? UNFORTUNATELY, YES. Here […]

Greek Yogurt Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Bakery-Style Muffins a.k.a. The One Muffin I’d Choose For The Rest Of My Life!

Greek Yogurt Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Bakery-Style Muffins a.k.a. The One Muffin I’d Choose For The Rest Of My Life!

DRUMROLL PLEASE…. YES, these muffins are so good, they need a drum roll. Because I freaking adore you guys & couldn’t keep you waiting any longer… I present you with the BEST MUFFINS I EVER MADE… GREEK YOGURT ALMOND FLOUR CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS! Yes, you […]

Why You Might Lie Your Way Through Therapy Before It Starts To Work & Why You Shouldn’t Beat Yourself Up Over It.

Why You Might Lie Your Way Through Therapy Before It Starts To Work & Why You Shouldn’t Beat Yourself Up Over It.

One truth about recovery or treatment for any mental illness is that you might lie your way through therapy at first. I did too. I cancelled & skipped appointments & pretended I was “working late”. I sat through hour long sessions with a therapist I […]

Smokey Maple Balsamic Grilled Salmon a.k.a. Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice (& Crispy & Flakey!)

Smokey Maple Balsamic Grilled Salmon a.k.a. Sugar & Spice & Everything Nice (& Crispy & Flakey!)

HAPPY MONDAY! <3 Okay, so I don’t know about you guys but Daylight Savings Time has me all confused & a little messed up! But it’s okay, it’ll take about a week to get back into the swing of things! It’s amazing what a difference […]

Vegan Crispy Red Lentil Baked Meatballs a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat!!!!

Vegan Crispy Red Lentil Baked Meatballs a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Meat!!!!

VEGAN RED LENTIL BAKED MEATBALLS… THESE BABES ARE LIT! You guys know I have a love for all things plant-based & meal prep usually includes at least one main dish that’s vegan & comes from nature! I actually wrote a whole blog post all about the […]

Monday (& Everyday!) Motivation: Some Of My Guiding Life Principles!

Monday (& Everyday!) Motivation: Some Of My Guiding Life Principles!

MONDAY (& EVERYDAY) MOTIVATION! There are so many things about life that we take for granted & undervalue. There are so many things that we don’t realize how fortunate we are to know & to have. There are so many reasons to love & appreciate […]

Crispy Crunchy Lemon Turmeric Veggie Skillet Sauté a.k.a. Anti-Inflammatory Veggies Over Err’thang!

Crispy Crunchy Lemon Turmeric Veggie Skillet Sauté a.k.a. Anti-Inflammatory Veggies Over Err’thang!

I’ll take a bowl of anti-inflammatory veggies please!!!! YESSIR. Seasoned with tons of lemon, turmeric & apple cider vinegar, these veggies are your digestive health boosting dream come true! I’m not exaggerating… veggies can actually be a dream come true if they’re seasoned right! And […]

Gluten-Free Raspberry Oat Flour Cookies a.k.a. The Prettiest In Pink Cookies You’ve Ever Seen!

Gluten-Free Raspberry Oat Flour Cookies a.k.a. The Prettiest In Pink Cookies You’ve Ever Seen!

Ok, are these not the prettiest cookies you’ve ever seen?! These RASPBERRY OAT FLOUR COOKIES are to die for pretty… but more so, to die for DELISH! I mean, it’s one thing to be pretty… BUT ANOTHER WHEN YOU’RE PRETTY & DELICIOUS!  They’re made with […]

Why Repression Will Break You & Why There’s No Place For It In Your Life.

Why Repression Will Break You & Why There’s No Place For It In Your Life.

Sometimes, the answer to feeling better, to making things right & to overcoming adversity is to look EVERYTHING you’ve been avoiding straight in the eye & face it. Easier said than done, I know. Take it from me, the girl who repressed every trauma, every […]

Crispy Oven-Roasted Chicken Shawarma  a.k.a. Sha(warma)ddup, You Obvi Love Shawarma!

Crispy Oven-Roasted Chicken Shawarma a.k.a. Sha(warma)ddup, You Obvi Love Shawarma!

Hey babes!  <3  Happy Monday! Let me just start off by saying that all of this week’s meal prep recipes are delicious, BUT THIS ONE STEALS THE SHOW!!!! Big. Freaking. Time. I never thought I could actually recreate shawarma. I mean, it goes around on […]

My Go-To Ways To Boost Energy In The Morning!

My Go-To Ways To Boost Energy In The Morning!

Hey babes! <3 One of the most common questions I get is how to boost energy levels in the morning. And rightfully so! It’s no doubt that we all want to wake up feeling energized or knowing that we have all the tools to boost […]

Iced Collagen Matcha Latte a.k.a. Green With Deliciousness Envy!

Iced Collagen Matcha Latte a.k.a. Green With Deliciousness Envy!

Hey babes! <3   Yesterday afternoon, I was feeling matcha but for some reason, I was into something cold… so, MATCHA + SOMETHING COLD = AN ICED MATCHA! Easy as 1-2-3, right? I know! And wait until you see how easy it is to make! […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Creamy Avocado Mac & “Cheese” With Protein-Rich Chickpea Macaroni a.k.a. The Creamiest, Dreamiest, Greenest, Most DELICIOUS Mac & Avo Ever!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Creamy Avocado Mac & “Cheese” With Protein-Rich Chickpea Macaroni a.k.a. The Creamiest, Dreamiest, Greenest, Most DELICIOUS Mac & Avo Ever!

I’m severely obsessed with cheese. I mean… who isn’t? But, I’d choose this mac & cheese over the real deal ANY TIME, ANY WHERE, ANY DAY & ANY PLACE, a.k.a. it’s EVEN better. The creamy, buttery texture & distinct & rich flavour of the avocado […]

The Truth About Weight Restoration & Distribution & Learning To Eat Intuitively In Eating Disorder Recovery.

The Truth About Weight Restoration & Distribution & Learning To Eat Intuitively In Eating Disorder Recovery.

Hey babes! Today, I’m coming at you with a spontaneous & unplanned post because just as I was about to answer another message, I realized just how often this question comes up. AND RIGHTFULLY SO! I felt it would be a good idea to get […]

EPIC Vegan & Gluten-Free Healthy Cake Batter Protein Bites a.k.a. Your Pre-Teen Birthday Cake In Melt-In-Your-Mouth No-Bake Bite Form!

EPIC Vegan & Gluten-Free Healthy Cake Batter Protein Bites a.k.a. Your Pre-Teen Birthday Cake In Melt-In-Your-Mouth No-Bake Bite Form!

GUESS WHAT? You can have your cake & eat it too!!!!! Guys, these CAKE BATTER BITES are EPIC! They’ll remind you of your pre-teen birthday cake… I swear!!!! They’re full of protein, vegan, gluten & refined sugar-free (& possibly nut-free!) & they have all the […]

This Too Shall Pass. It’s True a.k.a. Why What Seems Like The Worst Day, Week or Month Ever Always Passes.

This Too Shall Pass. It’s True a.k.a. Why What Seems Like The Worst Day, Week or Month Ever Always Passes.

EVERYTHING IS TEMPORARY.  Every emotion we experience is temporary. Every time we feel uncomfortable or afraid eventually ends. Things that made us afraid or uncomfortable a month, week or day ago eventually become comfortable & possible. Some feelings & experiences take longer to pass & cause […]

Vegan Vanilla Date Protein Smoothie a.k.a. So Good, I Would Totally DATE This Smoothie…

Vegan Vanilla Date Protein Smoothie a.k.a. So Good, I Would Totally DATE This Smoothie…

I feel like my smoothie game hasn’t been as strong lately, mostly because I’ve been so obsessed with all my meal-prepped deliciousness & bowls for lunch that I forget about my unconditional love for smoothies! But, yesterday afternoon, I was craving a smoothie, so I […]

5-Ingredient Vegan & Flourless Super-Duper FUDGY Banana Brownies a.k.a. Your Quick-Fix To A Chocolate Or Brownie Craving Or BOTH!

5-Ingredient Vegan & Flourless Super-Duper FUDGY Banana Brownies a.k.a. Your Quick-Fix To A Chocolate Or Brownie Craving Or BOTH!

4-INGREDIENT BANANA BROWNIES… yes, you read right… & TBH, I don’t even know how this concoction came to life. OH RIGHT… a chocolate craving! #sorrynotsorry! I legit just threw bananas, raw cacao & vanilla into a bowl, mixed it up, topped it with some raspberries & […]

#HappyInternationalWomensDay!

#HappyInternationalWomensDay!

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY to all you beautiful, strong, empowering & inspiring warriors! I am beyond grateful for all the amazing women I met on my journey towards recovery & pursuing a healthy lifestyle. Sharing my story & connecting with you really changed my perspective […]

Oat Milk Adaptogenic Coffee Elixir a.k.a. The Latte That Will Make You Feel Like The Energizer Bunny!

Oat Milk Adaptogenic Coffee Elixir a.k.a. The Latte That Will Make You Feel Like The Energizer Bunny!

Hey babes! <3 As you guys know, adaptogens play a huge role in my life & I consume them either in powder or supplement form every DAMN day. They’re basically my natural way to soothe my anxiety & to make it manageable in the sense […]

Toast Wednesdays: Sweet & Savoury Breaky Toast a.k.a. Your Best-Of-Both-Worlds Morning Sitch!

Toast Wednesdays: Sweet & Savoury Breaky Toast a.k.a. Your Best-Of-Both-Worlds Morning Sitch!

Is “Toast Wednesdays” a thing? Let’s make it one! I had a bit more time than usual this morning so I went a little fancy with my breakfast & WOW! 😍 It was delicious, satisfying, super filling & so simple to whip up! But you’d never […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Buckwheat & Sprouted Green Lentil Salad a.k.a. The Take-Your-Lunch-With-You Plant-Based Salad That’ll Make All Your Colleagues Jelly!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Buckwheat & Sprouted Green Lentil Salad a.k.a. The Take-Your-Lunch-With-You Plant-Based Salad That’ll Make All Your Colleagues Jelly!

BUCKWHEAT+LENTILS = PLANT-BASED LOVE, ya feel me? This salad is all things sweet, savoury, herby, crispy, crunchy, fresh, nutritious & delicious! It’s great for meal prep because it makes for a great lunch on-the-go for work or school or the perfect side dish for dinner! So… […]

Super-Duper-Uber Savoury “Cheesy” Crispy Sweet Potato Fries a.k.a. That Restaurant-Quality French Fry, I Swear!

Super-Duper-Uber Savoury “Cheesy” Crispy Sweet Potato Fries a.k.a. That Restaurant-Quality French Fry, I Swear!

Hey babes! <3 These will make all your “I want the same sweet potato fries I get when I order them in restaurants” dreams come true. Ya feel me? IMO, sweet potatoes are underestimated. I feel like a lot people stay away from them because […]

Why I Embrace My Imperfection Instead of Letting It Bring Me Down.

Why I Embrace My Imperfection Instead of Letting It Bring Me Down.

I AM NOT PERFECT & I’m finally at a point in my life where I’m learning to become okay with that. I don’t always wake up feeling my best. Sometimes, I feel blah. Sometimes, my mindset isn’t as positive as I’d like it to be. […]

Smokeshow Roasted Maple Veggies a.k.a. That Party-In-Your-Mouth Crispy-Smokey-Sweet Deliciousness!

Smokeshow Roasted Maple Veggies a.k.a. That Party-In-Your-Mouth Crispy-Smokey-Sweet Deliciousness!

SMOKESHOW ROASTED VEGGIES, anyone? Are you even doubting these babes for a second? Seriously? MY GOODNESS. ARE YOU FULLY THERE? C’mon… how does the sight of these, let alone the description in the title, not make your mouth water? OH WAIT, I SEE YOU. It […]

HEAVENLY Dijon Garlicky Cilantro Grilled Salmon a.k.a. FLAKY GOALS!

HEAVENLY Dijon Garlicky Cilantro Grilled Salmon a.k.a. FLAKY GOALS!

If you know you know but salmon isn’t my go-to fish of choice… but but but when it’s seasoned like this, I’ll kill whoever gets into the fridge & eats my salmon!!!!!!! If I had to sum it up in just a few words: Simple […]

Vegan Raw Pumpkin Seed & Spinach “Cheesy” Pesto a.k.a. Creamiest Pesto Ever #GuiltyAsCHEESEd!

Vegan Raw Pumpkin Seed & Spinach “Cheesy” Pesto a.k.a. Creamiest Pesto Ever #GuiltyAsCHEESEd!

Oh how I wish I could put the texture of this pesto into words, but you just have to try it to understand! It’s by far the creamiest, silkiest & smoothest pesto I’ve ever made! (& that’s saying a lot because Lord knows I’ve made […]

Gluten-Free & Vegan Coconut Açai Adaptogenic Energy Bombs a.k.a. Going Coco For These Antioxidants Balls!

Gluten-Free & Vegan Coconut Açai Adaptogenic Energy Bombs a.k.a. Going Coco For These Antioxidants Balls!

COCONUT ACAI ADAPTOGENIC ENERGY BOMBS! These babes are THEBOMB. Yes, the name says it how it is, guys!! Not only are they absolutely crumbly, chewy & delicious, but… Get this: They’re loaded with antioxidants, fiber, healthy fats, energy-boosting, stress-relieving & anxiety-reducing ashwagandha, vitamin C, provide […]

How-To: Fitness Motivation Tips & Tricks For Spring!

How-To: Fitness Motivation Tips & Tricks For Spring!

Hey babes! <3 It’s almost Spring & that means that it’s the perfect opportunity to start incorporating a new healthy habit into your life: EXERCISE! Easier said than done, right? I know! Exercise isn’t something that comes naturally or easy for most people (or for […]

KITK’s Top 5 Tips To Start Your Week Off Right!

KITK’s Top 5 Tips To Start Your Week Off Right!

Happy Monday babes!  <3 Cheers to the weekend being over! Just kidding… can we really say that that’s a “cheers!” situation!? Actually… it can be if you follow some of my tips to start your week off on the right foot! WAKE UP WITH A […]

Roasted Tahini Lemon Chicken Strips a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Breaded Or Fried!

Roasted Tahini Lemon Chicken Strips a.k.a. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Breaded Or Fried!

Hey babes! SO much deliciousness went down in my Kitch this weekend for this week’s meal prep menu! I have so much to share with you guys & I could not be more excited! The first delicious (& simple… DUH!) recipe I’m sharing with you […]

Where Real Beauty Lies.

Where Real Beauty Lies.

We all talk about how we want to achieve healthy glowing skin & let’s be honest, who doesn’t want to look young forever? BUT, today, let’s take a break from the vitamin C serums, AHAs, highlighters & essential oils & let’s talk about a different […]

Don’t Believe Everything You See a.k.a. How I Learned To Let My Old Pictures Heal Me, Instead Of Break Me.

Don’t Believe Everything You See a.k.a. How I Learned To Let My Old Pictures Heal Me, Instead Of Break Me.

Sometimes, I scroll through old pictures & I see a thinner version of myself. Naturally, my eating disorder creeps up on me & my mind immediately says: “KELLY, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE? THIS IS WHAT YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO LOOK LIKE”. A year into recovery […]

You Are Not Your Illness. Don’t Let It Tell You Otherwise.

You Are Not Your Illness. Don’t Let It Tell You Otherwise.

My journey towards recovery taught me that I could only fully & wholeheartedly recover from my mental illness when I stopped letting it define me. For two years, I lived & breathed my eating disorder. I worshipped & loved it so hard that I couldn’t […]

Sprouted Toast With Cottage Cheese, Greens, Dried Fig & Pine Nuts a.k.a. I’ll Toast To This!

Sprouted Toast With Cottage Cheese, Greens, Dried Fig & Pine Nuts a.k.a. I’ll Toast To This!

Hey babes! <3 Last night, I was finishing up my blog post all about how to eat for glowing skin! You can read it here: KITK’s Tips & Tricks To Eat For Glowy Skin a.k.a. Clear Skin From Within! Safe to say that this post was a […]

5-Ingredient Low-Sugar Almond Butter Fudge Collagen Cups a.k.a. If You Like Reese’s, These Are Better!!

5-Ingredient Low-Sugar Almond Butter Fudge Collagen Cups a.k.a. If You Like Reese’s, These Are Better!!

5-Ingredient Almond Butter Fudge Collagen Cups! Chocolate…  Fudge… Almond butter… Life… YES. You read right. These are life. They will give you life. They will give you fuel. They will give you energy. They will light a fire inside you & make you do all […]

KITK’s Tips & Tricks To Eat For Glowy Skin a.k.a. Clear Skin From Within!

KITK’s Tips & Tricks To Eat For Glowy Skin a.k.a. Clear Skin From Within!

Let’s be honest & tell it how it is, okay? I am a skincare junkie (& somewhat of a product hoarder when it comes to makeup & skincare). I think it’s safe to say I’m basically your guinea pig – you name it, I’ve tried […]

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Ground Chicken Wrap a.k.a. When You Go Out On A Whim & It Becomes Dad’s Fave!

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Ground Chicken Wrap a.k.a. When You Go Out On A Whim & It Becomes Dad’s Fave!

Ladies & gents, I present you with my GLUTEN-FREE PEANUT BUTTER GROUND CHICKEN WRAP! This wrap came about at around 6:00 AM. I was kinda half asleep TBH. I hadn’t had my lemon chlorophyll & aloe water yet & I was doing my regular morning […]

6-Ingredient Vegan & Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. The Healthiest Chocolate Chip Cookie I Ever Made… So Healthy, They Give Me Life!

6-Ingredient Vegan & Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies a.k.a. The Healthiest Chocolate Chip Cookie I Ever Made… So Healthy, They Give Me Life!

SIX-INGREDIENT VEGAN & FLOURLESS CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES, anyone?! I’ll take ’em. Babes, I know these pictures are pretty & all but TBH, they don’t really do these babies justice. They’re so delicious that THEY GIVE ME LIFE. They’re the easiest, deliciously chewy, MOST NUTRITIOUS, cleanest, […]

Fall In LOVE With The Process <3.

Fall In LOVE With The Process <3.

Fall in love with the process & the results will come. The process is EVERYTHING. Truth is, any change you strive to make in your life, whether it be a change regarding fitness, nutrition, relationships, work or mental health doesn’t happen in a month, week […]

Why Health Is Not So Much About The Weight You Lose, But More About The Life You Gain.

Why Health Is Not So Much About The Weight You Lose, But More About The Life You Gain.

Health is not so much about the weight you lose, but more about the life you gain. Until one year ago, I believed that health was defined by having the motivation & the ability to lose weight. I measured my worth & how “healthy” I […]

Gluten-Free Vanilla Espresso Collagen Overnight Oats a.k.a. Your One Stop Shop Power Breaky Bowl & Your Ticket To Staying In Bed A Lil’ Longer!

Gluten-Free Vanilla Espresso Collagen Overnight Oats a.k.a. Your One Stop Shop Power Breaky Bowl & Your Ticket To Staying In Bed A Lil’ Longer!

Hey babes! <3 Back atchu with some overnight oats! What if I told you you could get your protein, omega fatty acids, fibre, coffee, beauty-boosting & muscle-strengthening collagen & amino acids, a sustained energy boost, probiotics, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, hormone-balancing & gut-healing benefits, calcium, iron, potassium, […]

Clean-Eating No B.S. Moringa Gummies a.k.a. Your 2-For-1 Homemade Multivitamin That Looks & Tastes Like Candy!

Clean-Eating No B.S. Moringa Gummies a.k.a. Your 2-For-1 Homemade Multivitamin That Looks & Tastes Like Candy!

Would you believe me if I told you that you could make your own clean homemade gummy multi-vitamin with just FOUR ingredients?! Well guess what babes? I’m here to tell you just that. YOU CAN!!! This recipe is my version of a multivitamin & healthy […]

Maple Balsamic & Thyme Pan-Fried Crispy Chicken a.k.a. Hands Down, The Dopest Chicken You Will Ever Make!

Maple Balsamic & Thyme Pan-Fried Crispy Chicken a.k.a. Hands Down, The Dopest Chicken You Will Ever Make!

Hey babes! <3 I had leftover chicken from meal prep this weekend that I had to use up so I decided to make some maple balsamic pan-fried chicken! Maple & chicken = LOVE! You feel me? Here’s the recipe for this super easy, clean, delicious […]

All-Natural DIY Spot Treatment!

All-Natural DIY Spot Treatment!

Hey babes! <3 Okay, so this one’s not a food post, but it’s one we’ll all need at some point, whether that break-out is hormonal, the result of stress &/or anxiety, poor nutrition or food choices, food allergies or sensitivities or if a skin condition […]

Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Banana Muffins Topped With Chocolate Chunks a.k.a. That First Bite Though… I’VE GONE COCO-NUTS.

Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Banana Muffins Topped With Chocolate Chunks a.k.a. That First Bite Though… I’VE GONE COCO-NUTS.

Okay, so if I had to describe these in a few words, they’d be: Flavourful! Healthy! Delicious! Easy AF & simple! Gluten-free! Paleo! Naturally sweetened! Refined sugar-free + dairy-free!  Crispy & crumbly on the outside & moist & chewy on the inside! DEFINE A FEW WORDS, […]

No-Bake Chocolate Collagen Almond Butter Energy Bites a.k.a. Post-Workout Refuel #GOALS.

No-Bake Chocolate Collagen Almond Butter Energy Bites a.k.a. Post-Workout Refuel #GOALS.

Hey babes! <3 Okay, so if you know, you know… I cannot go a week without meal prepping some sort of energy or protein bite! These are literally my life saviours when I get home from the gym STARVED & needing some refuel before I […]

Another Eating Disorder Myth & Why We NEED You More Than We Show.

Another Eating Disorder Myth & Why We NEED You More Than We Show.

This week is all about debunking eating disorder myths & raising awareness. I know how discouraging it can be to offer help, support & love to your loved ones when you see them suffer & to see them turn it down. I also know how […]

Asian Peanut Butter Ground Chicken a.k.a. Peanut Butter Me Up, Buttercup!

Asian Peanut Butter Ground Chicken a.k.a. Peanut Butter Me Up, Buttercup!

Guys… this ground chicken is ON ANOTHER LEVEL OF DELICIOUS! It’s made with very minimal ingredients, super flavourful, easy to make, customizable & full of protein & healthy fats! It’s a great meal prep staple & works well in salads, bowls, wraps, lettuce wraps, stir […]

Chopped Egg Guac On Sprouted Toast Topped With Alfalfa Sprouts a.k.a. Your Beauty-Boosting, Fibre, Antioxidant & Healthy-Fat Packed Lunch Ready In 5!

Chopped Egg Guac On Sprouted Toast Topped With Alfalfa Sprouts a.k.a. Your Beauty-Boosting, Fibre, Antioxidant & Healthy-Fat Packed Lunch Ready In 5!

CHOPPED EGG GUACAMOLE ON SPROUTED TOAST TOPPED WITH ALFALFA SPROUTS! (a.k.a. Your beauty-boosting fibre, antioxidant & healthy fat packed lunch ready in 5!) Sprouted toast is my jam: Our bodies are better able to absorb & digest all the vitamins & minerals found in the […]

Smokey Honey-Roasted Vegetables a.k.a. Oh-Honey-Honey, You Are My Veggie Girl!

Smokey Honey-Roasted Vegetables a.k.a. Oh-Honey-Honey, You Are My Veggie Girl!

Hey babes! <3 As I’m sure you’ve noticed, I don’t often use sweeteners in my veggies but this week, I wanted to sweeten things up a bit! When you use the right ingredients, a little sweetener ain’t never hurt nobody. Honey is filled with immunity-boosting, skin […]

5-Minute Sautéed Balsamic Lemon Rapini a.k.a. Get Your Greens At Every Meal, Baby!

5-Minute Sautéed Balsamic Lemon Rapini a.k.a. Get Your Greens At Every Meal, Baby!

Hey babes! <3 Here’s a quick, easy & super simple dish you can meal prep this weekend, which makes for a great side or base for some lean or plant-based protein with a bit of sprouted or whole grains! Rapini is part of the broccoli […]

Vegan & Gluten-Free Baked Zucchini Fritters a.k.a. But What Can’t You Do With Zucchini Though?!

Vegan & Gluten-Free Baked Zucchini Fritters a.k.a. But What Can’t You Do With Zucchini Though?!

VEGAN BAKED ZUCCHINI FRITTERS! OHMYGOD. ‘NUFF said. Just kidding. It’s never ’nuff said with me. I mean… have you met me? You guys NEED these. I don’t even think I have any convincing to do… I mean, do you see this close-up? But in case […]

Roasted Greek Chicken on a Bed of Red Onion & Sweet Potatoes a.k.a. Simple + Delicious = POSSIBLE!

Roasted Greek Chicken on a Bed of Red Onion & Sweet Potatoes a.k.a. Simple + Delicious = POSSIBLE!

ROASTED GREEK CHICKEN ON A BED OF RED ONION & SWEET POTATO, anyone?!  YASSSSS! TRUST ME, YOU WANT IT. I meal prepped this but this is totally something you could prepare as a main dish if you’re having guests over for dinner! Presentation-wise, you’ll kill […]

Debunking Eating Disorder Myths In Honour of #NEDAwarenessWeek

Debunking Eating Disorder Myths In Honour of #NEDAwarenessWeek

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week #NEDAwareness & therefore, it’s the perfect opportunity to CONTINUE to raise awareness about a mental illness that is far too often ignored, undermined & slipped under the rug. Unfortunately, today’s society proclaims many myths surrounding eating disorders, one of […]

Clean-Eating Gluten-Free Maple Almond Pumpkin Granola a.k.a. Crispy-Crunchy Homemade Deliciousness Made With REAL Ingredients!

Clean-Eating Gluten-Free Maple Almond Pumpkin Granola a.k.a. Crispy-Crunchy Homemade Deliciousness Made With REAL Ingredients!

Hey babes! <3 This week, I meal prepped some homemade granola & it’s BOMB. It’s delicious, healthy, comforting & almost feels like a treat! It’s perfect to eat as cereal with almond milk or your milk of choice, as a topping for smoothie bowls, protein […]

KITK’s Tips & Tricks to Not Fall Off Track on The Weekends!

KITK’s Tips & Tricks to Not Fall Off Track on The Weekends!

Hey babes! <3 REAL TALK: It’s a lot easier to make clean food choices, work out & commit to a healthy lifestyle during the week because reality is, most of us follow a schedule & routine throughout the week, whether it be because of work, […]

Own Your Story.

Own Your Story.

Owning your story is the bravest thing you’ll ever do. -Brené Brown These wise words are the definition of what KITK is all about: Sharing my story hoping that it’ll make even the tiniest impact on your lives & inspire you to take a leap […]