Homemade Organic Coconut Milk

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Breakfast, Dessert, Drinks, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes0 Comments

Okay so you may have tried making your own almond milk already, but have you tried making coconut milk? This is by far my favourite dairy milk alternative– it’s nutritious, totally affordable and so versatile. I use homemade coconut milk in my smoothies, curries, soups and hot drinks (coconut milk matcha latte anyone?) and it’s absolutely delicious; it lends to … Read More

Bone Broth: Everything You Need to Know

Bone broth in crockpot

Bone broth, yay! Bone broth is not only a super nutritious and healing food, but it also adds beautiful flavour to other dishes you add it to, or use it to cook with (soups, stews, curries, crockpot meats; the list goes on…:)). The cool thing is that you can actually find good quality bone broth, pre-made, in many health conscious … Read More

Crispy Cassava Blender Waffles

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Breakfast, Dessert, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Snacks1 Comment

Whoa. I’m in waffle heaven. I’ve been experimenting with my 10lb bag of Otto’s Cassava Flour and today I came up with these delicious breakfast treats. These are nice and crispy on the outside and soft and a little nicely chewy on the inside. Besides their fabulous taste and texture, these waffles are grain-free, dairy-free and paleo! They’re also crazy-easy to … Read More

Vegan Buckwheat Banana Bread

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Breakfast, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Vegan2 Comments

Finally, a simple, moist, vegan banana bread recipe that’s clean and delicious! Being a vegan recipe, it’s egg-free and dairy-free but also grain-free, soy-free and nut-free! Buckwheat, which has no relation to actual wheat, is a not a grain but a fruit-seed. This makes it a great gluten-free option and that’s high in protein and fibre to boot! Buckwheat flour is more … Read More

5 Must-Have Small Kitchen Appliances for Healthy Eating

Ever wondered what small kitchen appliances are necessary to curate a healthy lifestyle? These are the tools/small appliances I use constantly, and in my opinion, your top 5 must-haves to make healthy meals at home. Some of them are more expensive but the investment is worth your while, I guarantee. High Power Blender I put this as number one, because … Read More

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Snacks0 Comments

If you told me these were actual cookie dough I’d believe you. These are ridiculously good and insanely simple. They are gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free, paleo and essentially dairy-free (though ghee can contain very small amounts of dairy). What a treat! Can’t. Stop. That is all. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bite Recipe Makes 15-20 small balls Ingredients 1/4 cup raw almond … Read More

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Raisin Granola

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Breakfast, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Snacks0 Comments

A delicious alternative to conventional granola and chocolate chip oatmeal raisin cookies…I enjoy this as a dessert-like snack. It’s sweet, but not too sweet, ya know? NOM NOM NOM. Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Raisin Granola Recipe Ingredients 2 cups gluten-free organic oats2 tbsp grassfed butter or ghee, melted (or coconut oil)1 tbsp organic chia seeds1 tbsp organic maple syrup1 tsp real … Read More

Continuous Brew Kombucha at Home

Kombucha Bottles

I recently started brewing my own kombucha and I have to say, it’s wayyyyy easier than I imagined. I am going to share how to do the ‘continuous brew’ method, as opposed to the ‘batch’ method, as I’ve experimented with both and find continuous brew to be my preferred method. Happy brewing! What is Kombucha and Why is it Awesome? Kombucha is … Read More

“Sour Cream” and Onion Pumpkin Seeds

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Snacks0 Comments

Confession: back in the day, I used to love Ruffles Sour Cream and Onion chips. Yup. BUT I don’t eat them anymore, because maybe I’ve grown up or something, so I was pretty excited when I came up with this recipe, which made me reminiscent of the good old Ruffles SC&O days. These pumpkin seeds are dairy-free and gluten-free and make … Read More

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Gluten-Free, Snacks0 Comments

A crunchy, salty, satisfying snack. Chickpeas are extremely high in fibre and high in protein, so go ahead, munch and crunch away. Crunch Roasted Chickpeas Recipe Ingredients 2 cups cooked organic chickpeas2 tbsp organic ghee or organic unrefined extra virgin coconut oil, melted2 tsp salt of choice; Himalayan salt, sea salt or a clean infused salt like a smoked sea … Read More