These bakery style dark chocolate chip cookies are refined sugar free and can be made gluten, egg and dairy free! They are soft, chewy and totally hit the spot when you are craving some decadent cookies!
Try this nutrient dense and high protein salad as a side or as a main dish. It’s packed full of vitamins, minerals, healthy fat, protein, and fibre. It is great to make in a batch to portion out for easy lunches and dinners throughout the week.
This is a super easy dressing to enjoy on a salad, with chicken or beef, on salmon or instead of mayo on a sandwich.
This is absolutely my favourite pasta sauce. It is so full of flavour and is really easy to make. It’s a great recipe to double or triple for meal prep or to freeze for busy days ahead. You can add it to spaghetti squash for a lower carb option or even just eat it on its own, it’s that good!
This is one hearty and flavourful meal! If you’ve never cooked with Sumac, then I highly suggest trying it out with this recipe. This meal consists of all whole foods and is full of vitamins and minerals. It’s also great for batch cooking, so you can store extras in the fridge for quick lunches and dinners
Chia seeds are regarded as a super food because they have a ton of fibre, protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. So if you are looking for a healthy dessert or snack, this one is perfect for you! Add fruit for added sweetness and nutrients. And for a dessert, chia seed pudding is really low carb!
This refined sugar free snack is balanced with carbs, protein and fat and will leave you totally satisfied. It’s perfect for kicking sugar and carb cravings to the curb!
Eat it with a spoon,
Use it to dip peanut butter, dates, or fruit in,
Spread it out onto parchment paper, add nuts, dried fruit or coconut and place in the freezer,
Use it on ice cream or Nice Cream for a magic hardening sauce,
Add flour or oat flour to make Single Serving Brownie Batter
Roasting veggies is a great way to add flavour, mask any bitterness and improve digestibility. Eating a plate full of veggies for lunch or dinner feels so nourishing and leaves you feeling energized and content. Add egg or meat for added protein.
This refined sugar free brownie batter is perfect for when you are craving some sugar. It is sweetened with 2 tsp of maple syrup. It is also balanced with coconut oil, which is a medium chain triglyceride and gets absorbed much faster than other fats. This means you won’t feel heavy after eating it. Perfect for squashing sugar and carb cravings!
This pasta is a part of my Refined Sugar Free Program. But I’m sure you’re thinking, “but it has sausage, cheese, and pasta how could it be healthy?!” Well it’s all about balance; if you want to have something rich and carb heavy, then it is important to balance the rest of your day with low carb meals and I’ve shown an example of this in the program. Sausage, tomatoes, peppers, cheese and mushrooms are all full of nutrients, so as long as your portions are realistic, then enjoy it guilt free!
These Nanaimo bars are grain and refined sugar free, but they certainly don’t lack in the favour department. I like them even more than the regular kind, since they are less sweet but still have that chewy, gooey texture. They only have 135 calories and 10 g of carbs per serving!
No refined sugar and made with all whole ingredients! These PB cups are a perfect treat for when you are in the mood for something sweet and satisfying.
This is a perfect mid-afternoon or after dinner treat! It satisfies carb/sugar/chocolate cravings with only 73 calories! It’s great for kids too with only 8 g of sugar per serving.
This is one of my favourite recipes and I’ve been making it for years. It’s full of rich flavour, B vitamins and is the only plant source of vitamin D, which is a difficult vitamin to get enough of through diet. It’s low carb with only 12 g in 2 1/2 cups. Add chicken for extra protein. and crusty fresh bread with butter on the side.
I love the colours of this salad - so Christmas-y! This salad is so filling with lots of healthy fats and carbs and it has 37 g of protein! The blue cheese goes so well with the apple and pomegranate. A great recipe if you’re getting tired of your regular garden salad.
These chicken bacon & avocado lettuce wraps are low carb and super filling. They are grain free, high in protein and full of vitamins and minerals. The filling is easy to make ahead of time for quick lunches and dinners.
This is one of my favourite fall recipes! With only 216 calories per serving, this is a low calories, healthy dessert, packed full of vitamins and minerals. Enjoy with vanilla ice-cream, whipped cream or nice cream on the side!
For a dessert, these squares are pretty low carb with only 15 g and only 11 g of sugar. Naturally sweetened with dates and maple syrup and no refined flour, these squares full of nutrients from whole foods making them guilt free!
If you are an ice cream lover but you have issues with dairy or are trying to reduce your sugar consumption, this recipe is for you! Made with few simple ingredients, this nice cream is full of vitamins and minerals and is completely guilt free. Add chocolate sauce (included in the recipe) that hardens when it hits the cold nice cream, or drizzle peanut butter, add nuts or fruit!