Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins (paleo, grain-free & dairy-free)

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins (paleo, grain-free & dairy-free)

I find you’re either into pumpkin spice everything or you’re not. There’s no real in between. But tis the season for all things pumpkin (at least until Halloween) and I’m going to take full advantage of it. Plus, I had a lot of pumpkin sitting in the fridge, just screaming to be used up (those cans are massive :P).

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Top Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

Top Pumpkin Recipes For Fall

There’s a lot to love about this season:

  • Cozy cabin socks

  • Chunky knit sweaters

  • The leaves changing colour (crazy beautiful)

  • The food

  • The smell of soup simmering

  • And all things pumpkin

Which brings me to this post. I thought it would be fun to do a little roundup of my top pumpkin recipes. I’m also including a few non-pumpkin because they scream FALL.

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Top 10 Ways To Survive Cold & Flu Season

Top 10 Ways To Survive Cold & Flu Season

We’re still experiencing some rather nice weather here in Toronto but soon temperatures will drop, the leaves will change and we’ll start hearing A LOT about cold and flu season.

Stress, lack of sleep & increase in sugar - it’s a one way ticket to getting sick. Of course, there’s more to it than that. Some people get sick and some don’t. Have you ever wondered, why? It all stems from the strength of your immune system!

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Paleo Taco Skillet

Paleo Taco Skillet

Think you can’t enjoy tacos that are dairy and grain free? Think again! This super easy, one pan Paleo Taco Skillet is whimsical, fun and loaded with all the taco fixings - you won’t miss a thing :P

This recipe is the perfect transition dish between summer and fall. It still feels fun and festive (like summer) but it’s hearty with warming spices that are perfect for fall.

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Healthy Doughnuts With Caramel Glaze (gluten-free & vegan)

Healthy Doughnuts With Caramel Glaze (gluten-free & vegan)

Do you remember those mini, powdered doughnuts that you could get from the bakery of the grocery store? Maybe they still carry these - I don't know, honestly. I haven't had them since I was a kid. They really aren't the healthiest - loaded with gluten, refined sugars, processed oils and other preservatives to keep them shelf-stable. Luckily (for me and my cravings), my culinary skills and nutrition background helped me to recreate  a healthy version of them. Doughnuts that you can indulge in without the guilt - yup! It's possible. 

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Cauliflower Mac & Cheese (vegan & gluten-free)

Cauliflower Mac & Cheese (vegan & gluten-free)

The trick to eating gluten and dairy-free is finding really great substitutions so that you don't miss the things that you're giving up. It's really important that you don't feel deprived - that's the way that I'm able to eat gluten and dairy-free with ease. Even if you don't subscribe to eating gluten and dairy-free consistently, you'll love this recipe! It has all of the elements of a classic mac & cheese: savoury, creamy and ultimately comfort food!

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