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No-Bake Dairy Free Shockingly Healthy Chocolate Cheesecake – Live TV Debut!

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Cheesecake is one of those desserts that people REALLY, REALLY love. Can you blame them? The delicious, tender crust, the sweet, creamy tang of the cheese filling, and the endless possibilities for toppings.  Just give me a slice already! But did you know that way back in history, cheesecake was actually considered a great source of energy?! There’s even evidence that…

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5-Layer Peanut Butter, Jam and Pistachio Apple Crumble Pie

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Apple pie is the classic fall dessert. It’s a rarely-modified staple that seldom sees any flavour additions other than vanilla ice cream. And that’s OK. Sometimes, the classics are best left as is. They’re classics for a reason, after all. But other times, the classics can benefit from a little something extra. In the kitchen of a nutritionist is where they’re modified in good…

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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Hello, hello!  Happy first day of summer! In Toronto it’s been pretty summery for a few weeks now, but it’s nice that it’s now official.  I had a bunch of fresh strawberries waiting to be used so I made these cookies.  They’re sweet with a little tartness from the strawberries, and completely delicious!  Super moist and chewy, and remind me…

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Chocolate Almond Lace Cookie Sandwiches with Raspberry Filling

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Valentine’s Day is coming up! It’s always nice to make something for a significant other, or your friends! Of course, in keeping with the theme, pink foods come to mind.  My fiancé loves raspberry, so I’ve made raspberry cookie sandwiches. And they are good. Better than any box of chocolates.  Rich and smooth and very raspberry.  If you assemble all…

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

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The strawberry series continues!  I really did enjoy buying an absurd amount of berries.  It inspired a lot of recipes! This is super simple and delicious! Also, you can eat it for breakfast…and if you’re super busy, you can make a bunch, freeze it, and defrost a serving in the fridge the night before for breakfast (that’s how my life…

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Lemon Lavender Linzer Cookies

Lemon Lavender Linzer Cookies

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Lemon lavender linzer cookies. I love a good alliteration. These are delicate and have a nice complex and delicious combination of flavours!  They’re like those peak freans cookies, but way better.  Do you remember those cookies?  I used to eat the outside of the top layer first, then the icing, then the bottom cookie, and I’d eat the center last.  …

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Orange Doughnuts, Gluten-free & Guilt-free

Orange Doughnuts, Gluten-free & Guilt-free

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I’m reading Wheat Belly right now, and I have to admit, it’s a little hard to eat wheat at the moment.  That’s fine with me, and just gives me one more excuse to challenge myself with gltuen-free takes on lots of recipes.  Today, doughnuts! These doughnuts don’t leave you wanting anything else, or realizing they’re gluten-free. Orange zest has so…

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Key Lime Macaroons

Key Lime Macaroons at FoodiePages

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Happy Passover/soon to be Easter…or just plain old long weekend coming up! Today I’m featured with a recipe at www.foodiepages.com, with these delicious macaroons. Perfect for passover…or anyone going gluten/grain-free. You can see the recipe here. Coming up next time: raspberry pistachio chocolate cups.  YES.  That is all I have to say.  Also, I made some orange date charoset for…

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Citrus Chia Seed Quinoa Loaf

Citrus Chia Seed Quinoa Loaf

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This is a hearty loaf that you can take with you on the run.  It’s delicious, satisfying, and guilt-free!  It also packs a superfood punch, with lots of vitamin rich citrus zest, ginger, chia and quinoa.  It’s gluten-free, and even grain-free.  It’s dense, filling, and based off a pound cake recipe from the Vitamix cookbook…but I’ve replaced most of the…

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