2 Ingredient Sauerkraut

Laura Franklin, CNPCondiments, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Side Dishes, Sides, Vegan0 Comments

Looking to add a little extra probiotic love to your life in a delicious way? Get them in you with homemade sauerkraut– it’s quite simple and deeeeelicious! But First: Why Eat Fermented Foods? Traditional sauerkraut, like the recipe below, relies on the lactofermentation process in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. … Read More

Simple Spicy Coconut Curry

Laura Franklin, CNPDairy-Free, Dinner, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free, Lunch, Paleo, Recipes, Vegan0 Comments

This recipe is 100% from scratch, and really not that complicated to put together…how cool is that? It’s really really yummy and warming and is especially nice on a cooler fall or winter day. If you haven’t ventured into the bone broth or homemade coconut milk world yet, you can replace those with an organic chicken stock and 2 cans of … Read More

10-min Clean Cranberry Sauce

Laura Franklin, CNPGluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Side Dishes, Sides, Vegan0 Comments

To me, cranberry sauce is a staple when it comes to turkey dinners, so I’ve been preparing this recipe around Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter for a few years now; I love the colour + sweet/tartness it adds! This recipe is very clean, simple to make (it only takes about 10 minutes to prepare) and does not use any refined sugar. … Read More

Vegan Buckwheat Banana Bread

Laura Franklin, CNPAnytime, Breakfast, Dessert, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Recipes, Vegan0 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

Coconut Goji Chia Pudding

Laura Franklin, CNPBreakfast, Dessert, Paleo, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan0 Comments

A fab gluten-free, dairy-free breakfast or snack, high in fibre and omega 3’s (plus a million other nutrients!). Coconut Goji Chia Pudding Recipe Ingredients 1 cup organic nut milk (coconut, hemp, almond, etc.)4 tbsp organic chia seeds2 tbsp unsweetened, driedorganic shredded coconut2-3 tbsp pre-soaked organic goji berries (soak in water for 1 hour)1 tbsp organic raw honey Instructions Add all ingredients … 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

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