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Moist Coconut Milk Pulp Muffins comfort food dairy free desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes snacks Oct 28, 2015

Every day at the Nature Camp, we harvest some coconuts (you can buy them if you don’t live in the tropical rainforest!), de-husk them, crack them, and make fresh coconut milk. We always have loads of leftover coconut pulp. The compost is already loaded with other goodness, so we created...

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Maple Pumpkin Pie with Almond Crust comfort food dairy free desserts & baked goods gluten free grain free kid-friendly recipes traditional Oct 07, 2015

A healthy, yet absolutely delicious gluten free Maple Pumpkin Pie with Almond Crust dessert. When I was living in Canada, this was one of my favourite fall and winter holiday treats. You’ll want seconds! Now we get organic pumpkin from the land at our Nature Camp in the Caribbean, so it...

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Nut Butter Banana Muffins comfort food desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes Feb 26, 2015

These Nut Butter Banana Muffins are the perfect snack or breakfast side. They are high in protein and healthy fat. The entire family will enjoy them!

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup spelt flour

½ cup old fashion oats

1/3 cup virgin coconut oil (or real butter, softened)

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2...

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Banana Carrot Raisin Muffins comfort food desserts & baked goods kid-friendly Feb 26, 2015

Packed with flavorful and wholesome ingredients, these banana carrot raisin muffins make a good snack or breakfast, as they are literally a balanced meal. They are wonderful topped with a spread of homemade almond butter. Loads of nutritious goodness!

 

Ingredients:

Dry

2 1/2 cups spelt...

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Leftover Brown Rice Cookies comfort food desserts & baked goods recipes Feb 25, 2015

There is always a pot of leftover brown rice sitting in my fridge! There are only so many rice and beans that we can eat. Sometimes I totally over estimate the amount I’ll need for dinner, or it just expands so much after I soak it overnight (most nutritional and traditional way of...

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Homemade Brown Rice Crackers desserts & baked goods kid-friendly recipes snacks Aug 20, 2014

 

These homemade brown rice crackers are really easy to make and super duper delicious. Of course, they are also very nutritious for the entire family. My toddler loves these, and so does daddy! They are great with some homemade hummus, salsa or guacamole. Doubling the batch is definitely...

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Frozen Nutty Banana Nibblers desserts & baked goods gluten free kid-friendly plant based recipes snacks Feb 19, 2014

These little nibblers are a wonderful snack for your growing toddler. And if your child is like mine, they’ll be shouting “nana” and asking for more. Full of fibre, healthy fat and protein, you can feel good reaching for an extra nibbler or two. For an added bonus, these are...

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Baby's First Birthday Cake connected parenting desserts & baked goods gluten free grain free kid-friendly kids wellness plant based pregnancy & baby recipes Sep 03, 2013

WOW! It’s been an entire year already. A year that seems to have gone by much too quickly, yet I can’t even remember what it was like before our precious little Skyla entered our life. It was an amazing year full of ups and downs, with plenty of new experiences, some good nights, some...

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Black Bean Brownies desserts & baked goods gluten free recipes snacks Mar 28, 2013

Alright, so I know what you’re thinking.

“Beans? Healthy dessert? Now why would I want to eat a ‘healthy’ brownie when I can have rich, decadent, fudgy, chocolaty brownie instead?” 

But what if the rich, decadent, fudgy, chocolaty brownie is the healthy...

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Carrot Cake Protein Bars desserts & baked goods recipes snacks sports nutrition Dec 27, 2012

Eating clean doesn't have to be unappetizing. These delicious yet healthy and natural protein bars supply your muscles with an abundance of nutrients that you need for recovery after a good training session, including approximately 10-12g of protein per serving (two squares).

Ingredients:

Makes...

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Dark Chocolate Chip Spelt Cookies dairy free desserts & baked goods recipes Oct 17, 2012

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? This recipe is a nice and healthy twist on your typical cookie recipe. These dark chocolate chip spelt cookies make the perfect little treat when dipped in vanilla almond milk!

 

Ingredients:

Total Prep Time: 20 minutes | Yield:...

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bars comfort food desserts & baked goods gluten free snacks Aug 22, 2012

I love making pumpkin soup and pumpkin pie and pumpkin everything, because lately, I’ve been getting a lot of organic pumpkin from a friend's farm, so I decided to try a few other pumpkin creations. One of my favorites was this delicious pumpkin bar recipe, which is completely...

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