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

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

“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