• 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,  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…

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

    Apothic White

    While I’m excited for the arrival of autumn, I have been trying to make the most of these last few summer weekends. It’s hard to believe its almost over! Enjoying drinks on the back deck with friends and family has easily been one of my favourite parts of the summer. It feels like a little getaway when I’m back there and is the perfect place to slow down and connect with loved ones. White wine is one of my favourite summer drinks. I’m a huge wine fan and I find white wine to always be a go-to drink of mine when the weather is hot. Lately I have been loving…

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

    Sangria

    Sangria is one of my favourite drinks, especially in the summer. It’s so fruity and refreshing, making it the perfect drink for a summer evening spent with friends. It’s really pretty and super easy to make. There are so many different ways to make sangria, but today I thought I would share with you my recipe! What you’ll need to make the sangria: A bottle of Apothic Red Wine* ½ cup white rum ½ cup orange juice 1 ½ cups ginger ale 1 orange, sliced 8-10 strawberries, sliced You simply put all of the ingredients into a large pitcher and give them a stir. Refrigerate for a few hours before…