Vegan Tiramisu Brownies (gluten-free)

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What’s better than dessert? How about 2 desserts in one? These Tiramisu Brownies are sure to be a crowd pleaser.  The Brownie is dense and fudge-y with an intense chocolatey flavor, and hint of coffee.  Only to be topped off with a creamy tofu “cheesecake” that will fool everyone.  For more great recipes like this, or…

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High Protein Vegan Blondies

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These blondies are seriously magic. They’re:   Vegan Gluten Free Peanut Butter-y Super moist Full of protein Hearty Wholesome Salty-sweet Healthy Portable Addicting  This recipe is a contribution from Rachel over at Little Chef Big Appetite. “Little Chef Big Appetite features my own healthy recipes as well as tidbits from my daily life in Los…

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WHOLE GRAIN SORGHUM PECAN GRANOLA

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This week we were lucky enough to have Tessa over at Salted Plains contribute this recipe post.    For those of you who aren’t familiar with Salted Plains, read on. Created by the talented Tessa Fisher, baking enthusiast and school counselor, adopted a gluten-free diet to eliminate severe migraines. Tessa’s success has inspired her to share her love of gluten-free…

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Vegan Paleo Banana Bread

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I had a bunch of very ripe bananas hanging in the fruit basket and knew it was time to either use them or freeze them for smoothies. Inspired by my crossfit friends I decided to take the challenge and create  paleo friendly banana bread. The mission was to come up with a banana bread using…

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Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies, GF

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A delicious and creamy with no added sugar pie filling, vanilla infused and spiced is filled in a gluten-free coconut crust that gives these pies a buttery and nutty flavor, creating the perfect match! Enjoy as a beautiful fall treat or any day you like a special dessert. Did you also know that pumpkin and winter squash are nutritional…

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Super Quick Granola Bars

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I wanted to make a tasty and healthy snack to share with my yoga friends this week so I started a kitchen experiment and since my class is on Sunday morning I decided to make a granola bar. Serves 10-12 2 1/2cups rolled or quick oats 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2…

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Toasted Coconut Cream Bar

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Holy grocery bills — store-bought energy bars sure aren’t cheap! While healthy energy bar can be a convenient way to fuel up before or after a workout, some varieties contain a long list of artificial ingredients and added sugars, which can do more harm than good. Luckily, it’s super easy to put together homemade bar that has all of the right ingredients and none…

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Healthy Yogi Cookies

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The Yogi Cookie is my favourite post workout snack . This healthy cookie is packed with wholesome ingredients to help your body recover and give you “superpowers” :).  These cookies make a great after-yoga snack full of things to give you that additional boost of energy you may need. They also make a nice, healthy dessert when…

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Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies, GF

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies These cookies are high protein, low sugar, vegan, and naturally gluten-free. Plus with no grainy gluten-free flours, these cookies stay moist and gooey in the centre for days. I use roasted almond butter which gave the cookies nice nutty flavour. For the ground flax, I grind my own in my…

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Superfood Granola Bars

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In the last year or so I added hemp seeds to my “must eat” list of foods. I’ll admit, the list of healthy things I keep adding to my daily “must eat” list is getting a bit out of hand—between the vegetables, flaxseeds, raw vegetable juices, fermented foods, etc. my stomach barely has room to…

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Morning Glory Cookies (vegan,GF)

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Saturday evening is a time to get creative in the AV kitchen. This time the inspiration was my Sunday morning yoga class. I wanted to make something healthy and wholesome to share with my Yogis:) The finished product was a low-sugar gluten free Morning Glory Cookie – made with homemade date paste . These cookies…

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