• Dairy Free,  Food,  Gluten-Free,  Soy Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Benefits of Quinoa Flour

    In my quest to eat better and eliminate soy from my diet, I discovered the Namaste Foods Quinoa Flour*. I don’t have much experience with different flours as a lot of them are nut based and not something I can have so I was excited to find a nut free alternative that is also free of a ton of other allergens too. But what exactly are the benefits of quinoa flour? There’s quite a few actually! What is quinoa flour? It’s essentially just quinoa ground up into a powder consistency that can be used as flour. Okay, but why should I try it? There are so many health benefits to…

  • Dairy Free,  Food,  Gluten-Free,  Soy Free,  Vegetarian

    Gluten-Free Brownies

    Brownies are probably my favourite-ever dessert. They always satisfy a chocolate craving and I love the way they make my house smell as I bake them! This week I tried out the Namaste Foods Brownie mix, and was blown away but how tasty they were! In my experience thus far gluten-free baking can be hit or miss; but these gluten-free brownies are a definite hit! Honestly, had I not baked them myself I wouldn’t have guessed that these brownies were gluten-free. They are so moist with a slightly crunchy edge that tastes just like ones made from scratch! They are so chocolately and I think everyone in my family enjoyed…

  • Dairy Free,  Food,  Gluten-Free,  Soy Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Muffins

    If you’ve been reading my blog lately, you’ll know I’m currently obsessed with muffins! They’re perfect for breakfast or to have as a snack; so I’ve been enjoying keeping a batch on hand. I’m trying to completely cut out soy because it bothers me; however I also find I feel better when I limit my gluten intake. I’m not allergic or even intolerant, but eliminating it from my diet a couple days a week makes me feel better (more energy, less bloated, etc.) so I have been trying to perfect my gluten-free muffin recipe. That being said; today I’ll be sharing the recipe for my gluten-free apple cinnamon muffins! I…

  • Dairy Free,  Food,  Gluten-Free,  Soy Free,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Super-Easy Burrito Bowl

    When it comes to weekday lunches I am all about fast but filling recipes. This super-easy burrito bowl can be made ahead and keeps me full until dinner time! While it takes a bit of time to prepare everything that goes into it, it’s the perfect recipe to make ahead on a Sunday for the week ahead. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:7] This has been my favourite lunch the last week or so. I love how full it keeps me and it’s so versatile! You could swap out anything for foods you prefer, or mix things up so you don’t get bored eating the same thing everyday. You could buy pre-made guacamole, or else…

  • Food,  Gluten-Free,  Soy Free,  Vegetarian

    Breakfast Nachos

      Nachos have become one of my favourite foods in the last couple of years. My sister and I love going out for a drink and sharing a plate of them or making them ourselves for a night in. They have become something of a comfort food for me and I seriously cannot get enough. When I recently stumbled on a recipe for breakfast nachos on Pinterest, I couldn’t believe I didn’t think of doing something similar before! I love breakfast foods so the idea sounded like a great combination of two of my favourite things. While I found the idea for the breakfast nachos on Pinterest, I decided to…