“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

Dairy-Free Matcha “Soft Serve”

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

Do you like ice cream? I sure do, especially during the hot summer months… but it’s not always the healthiest choice. Here is a dairy-free, ice cream-like treat that has NO added sugar and the texture of soft serve. YUM! It also contains these two deliciously healthful superfoods: matcha green tea and wheatgrass powder! Give it a shot, you’ll love it. … Read More

Easy Paleo Blender Muffins

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

A grain-free muffin that does not taste grain-free. I’ve been experimenting with grain-free bread and muffin recipes for a while now, and this one is definitely a winner. This recipe can be thrown together in a breeze and the texture of the final product is fabulous. No one will know these are grain-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free and optionally dairy-free. Easy … Read More

Clean Carrot Cupcakes

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

These are a lovely little treat for birthdays or Easter or if you just plain feel like you want some carrot cupcakes! I made these for myself for my birthday this year. They are made mostly of carrot and have a lot of delicious flavour, so go ahead, indulge. Clean Carrot Cupcake Recipe Yields: 12 cupcakes Ingredients 3 large carrots, … Read More

Crispy Crunchy Plantain Chips

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Side Dishes, Sides, Snacks, Vegan0 Comments

Got that hankering for some potato chips? For all you cravers of crispy, crunchy and salty snacks like myself, you must give this recipe a try. Plantains are similar to bananas but are starchier and less sweet. They’re a great source of fibre, potassium and vitamin A! Crispy Crunchy Plantain Chip Recipe Ingredients A few green plantainscoconut oil (organic, extra … Read More

Raw Chocolate Nut Butter Cups

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Recipes0 Comments

RAW CHOCOLATE! 7 ingredients. That’s all I have to say. Here is a treat made completely from scratch that you don’t have to feel terrible about enjoying every once in a while. As with my Raw SUPERFOOD Truffles, these treats are made of real ingredients with health benefits! Give them a try. Raw Chocolate Nut Butter Cup Recipe (makes about … Read More

Cauliflower “Rice”

Laura Franklin, CNPDinner, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Paleo, Recipes, Side Dishes, Sides, Vegan0 Comments

I’ve always been a lover of brown rice, but have been on a grain-free diet for the past four weeks. In order to not go insane, because I really liked grains, I’ve been on the lookout for grain-less alternatives to my favourite dishes/recipes. What I’ve discovered on my grain-free journey so far is: 1) it’s not as bad as I thought and … Read More

Raw SUPERFOOD Truffles

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan0 Comments

Around Valentine’s Day, I had this serious craving for something rich and chocolatey. I just needed it. So, I came up with these bad boys. They’re fudgey, chocolately, and SO yummy. Plus they’re made of only good stuff and superfoods like almonds, cacao, cinnamon and Manuka honey, so technically you are being good by eating chocolate… Raw Superfood Truffle Recipe (makes 6 … Read More

Grain-Free Paleo Seed “Bread”

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Breakfast, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Sides, Vegan0 Comments

This is my new favourite recipe for “bread”, which I have adapted from various paleo recipes. I say “bread” because this pseudo-bread is made almost exclusively of seeds and eggs– ABSOLUTELY NO GRAINS. This means it’s gluten-free, grain-free, yeast-free, paleo-friendly and can be made as dairy-free and/or sugar-free (I’ll include these options). It’s also amazingly delicious. I might actually like it … Read More