Chocolate Tahini Oatmeal Cups (Vegan GF)

Sharing a super versatile one-bowl recipe! There’re so many options for substitutions – any nut or seed butter, plant-based milk and sweeteners of all sorts would work!

Cauliflower Rice & Quinoa Sushi Rolls

Here’s a low carb, high protein version of sushi maki rolls! Instead of the regular white sushi rice, I used riced cauliflower and quinoa, combined with the secrete ingredient…… HUMMUS!

Creamy Hot Chocolate with Adaptogenic Mushrooms (Vegan, DF, GF)

Christmas time = daily dosage of hot chocolate for me! I have yet to find a good store-bought hot chocolate mix that’s dairy free and doesn’t use refined sugar or additives (most hot chocolate mix out there are way too sweet for me anyways!). This recipe uses simple ingredients, it’s easy to make, and it’s…

Peanut Butter & Jelly Muffins (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

PB & J… Such a classic combination!! These muffins are tender with a chew almost like sticky pudding, flavourful but not too sweet, loaded with protein & fibre, and such a fun recipe to make! Recipe modified from The Minimalist Baker (oh I love all her recipes especially when it’s one-bowl!) Ingredients 2 batches flax eggs (2 Tbsp…

Coconut Pumpkin Pie Shortbread Bars (GF DF)

Looking for a recipe that screams fall and easy to put together? Why not take your ordinary pumpkin pie up a notch by turning it into shortbread cookie bars! I’m trying (hard) to eat gluten free and so I made the shortbread crust with almond flour. The result is amazing! The crust is crunchy, rich,…

Purple Sweet Potato Pie (Ube!)

I love the color of purple sweet potatoes! So elegant! They are also called ube and purple yam, and they’ve been a popular food trend in the past few years. They’re often used in Filipino & Japanese cuisine (usually in desserts but there’re a number of savory applications too!). The texture is similar to other…

Power of Yellow & Orange Fruits and Veggies

In many cultures, yellow is the color of happiness and optimism, of enlightenment and creativity, sunshine and spring. It’s said that bright colors like yellow can be an instant mood booster. In fact, some fast food restaurants use yellow as the main color in their interior design and logo (you know which one 😉 to…

One-bowl Banana Muffins (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, & Egg free option)

Sharing a good banana muffin recipe that I found on the Mama Knows Gluten Free blog! Such a nice base for GF muffins that are as good as the “real deal”. *Disclosure: I only recommend products I would use myself and all opinions expressed here are my own. This post contain affiliate links. If you use these…

Creamy Mushroom Soup (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan)

I had lots of mushrooms, and the best way to use them up quickly before they go brown & slimey is to make a soup! It’s getting a bit chilly here as the Fall weather comes, so a warm bowl of nourishing soup is perfect! One of the great things about cooking with mushrooms is…

Banana Oatmeal Pancakes (Gluten & Dairy Free!)

I found this super easy Banana Oatmeal Pancakes recipe made right in the blender from Ambitious Kitchen. They’re gluten and dairy free, and also don’t contain any white flour or sugar. They’re fluffy, moist and subtly sweet on their own, or you can add maple syrup for extra sweetness! Perfect for a Sunday breakfast. Recipe…

Kombucha & Living Vinegar Cocktails?!

So I’ve been brewing kombucha for a few weeks now (at my 7th batch!). It’s super fun and actually not as complicated as I thought it would be. Since I started water kefir brewing first, I couldn’t help but to compare the two very similar and increasingly popular probiotic drinks. I thought the use of…

The Best Gluten & Dairy Free Pizza! + Product Reviews

I’ve been curious to try gluten & dairy free pizzas at mainstream pizza chains just to get a sense of what they’re like so I can set an expectation before I make my own version to satisfy my occasional pizza craving. After all, they’re not real pizzas so it’s almost unfair to compare them to…

Pineapple for Gut Health

Growing up in a tropical climate, I love topical fruits, especially pineapples! They are incredibly delicious and packed with gut-friendly components: Fibre & Water The high fibre and water content in pineapples help “move things along” and thus preventing constipation. It’s also incredibly hydrating. Despite the fact that high fibre foods tend to help lower…