Pomegranate Quinoa Salad with Mandarin Ginger Dressing

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Salads 18 Comments

It’s December! We had our first snowfall in Nelson yesterday and it was so beautiful to watch the huge snowflakes falling outside of my window as I photographed this Pomegranate Quinoa Salad! This salad has festive holiday flair and the snowy day was a perfect creative backdrop for its creation….

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Supremely Simple Dairy-Free Dijon Chicken Salad

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Salads 6 Comments

Wow! It’s been an action packed month and I’m just finally getting back to posting this recipe for this delicious chicken salad that I had started put together in early October. I’ve just returned from two weeks on the road to meet with patients at my naturopathic practice in Calgary, speak at the Food Bloggers of Canada conference in Toronto …

Gluten and dairy-free Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars

Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars (Gluten & Dairy-Free)

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 15 Comments

Thanksgiving is only days away! I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen this past week to create the perfect Thanksgiving dessert. These Pecan Pumpkin Pie Bars are it, and they’re dairy and gluten-free to boot! I think you’ll agree that they provide a deliciously indulgent twist on more traditional pumpkin pie recipes! You’re going to love them!…

Key Lime Pie

Kiwi Lime Pie

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 14 Comments

This delicious Kiwi Lime Pie was dreamed up as an idea for a unique gluten and dairy-free birthday cake for my mom earlier this summer. I was a bit nervous when at her party it was served right next to a conventional cheesecake…would it be passed over in favour of a seemingly more indulgent dessert? Quite the opposite! It was …

Gluten and dairy-free quinoa salad

Strawberry Mint Chickpea Salad

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Salads 12 Comments

This chickpea salad is packed with both nutrition and flavour! It’s filling enough to serve as a meal on it’s own yet also makes for a delicious side to veggie burgers or grilled chicken. Since it’s dressed ahead of time this quinoa and chickpea salad is a fabulous meal to bring along for a camping trip, a summer picnic or …

Gluten & Dairy-Free Chicken Fajitas with Tropical Mango Salsa

Chicken Fajitas with Tropical Mango Salsa

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Food 12 Comments

I love Mexican food and can’t pass up on an opportunity to enjoy delicious chicken fajitas! Unfortunately most classic Mexican dishes contain several ingredients that are common food sensitivities (ex: cheese, sour cream and wheat or corn tortillas). This chicken fajita recipe contains all of the flavour and satisfaction of those classic recipes, but you get to skip the belly …

Tropical Mango Salsa

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Snacks 0 Comments

There’s no better way to bring the beach to your BBQ than to make a batch of Tropical Mango Salsa! It infuses fresh, tropical flavour into any dish and also makes for a tasty appetizer when paired with organic corn tortilla chips. Don’t forget the guacamole! I made this mango salsa as a topping for chicken fajitas this weekend (recipe …

Buddha Bowl

Healthy Buddha Bowl with Savoury Miso Sauce

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Food, Salads 15 Comments

Buddha bowls make for a nourishing and satisfying dinner or an incredibly healthy and delicious packed lunch! What exactly is a Buddha Bowl? A Buddha Bowl, which may also be referred to as a Glory Bowl or Dragon Bowl, is filled with healthy whole food ingredients that often include fresh veggies, greens, nuts or seeds, and rice or quinoa. Drizzle …