Apple Rhubarb Loaf - Gluten and Dairy-Free

Apple Rhubarb Loaf

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts, Food Leave a Comment

This dairy and gluten-free Apple Rhubarb Loaf makes for a delicious snack or a healthy spring and summertime dessert. It’s light, moist and is naturally sweetened with apples and coconut sugar. To prepare rhubarb, peel away the stringy outer layer prior to dicing and cooking it as instructed in the recipe below. This prevents you from ending up with fibrous …

Creamy Curried Lentil Chicken Soup

Creamy Curried Lentil Chicken Soup

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Food, Recipes, Soups & Stews Leave a Comment

This Curried Lentil Chicken Soup is one of our “Kickstart” recipes from the Real Food Recharge program.  It’s delicious, and filled with real-food ingredients to fuel your body with health and energy!  To help you support your health throughout this challenging time, we are currently offering all 20 Kickstart recipes and our 5-Day Kickstart Meal Plan to you entirely FREE.  …

Sweet Potato Chicken Curry

Roasted Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry

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There’s no better way to warm up on a cold winter’s day than with a delicious bowl of Roasted Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry! This meal is easy to throw together and it provides plenty of leftovers for healthy packed lunches and quick after-work dinners! It’s rich in vitamin A, thanks to the beautiful orange colour of the sweet potatoes …

Strawberry Coconut Popsicles

Berry Coconut Popsicles

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The fun thing about these popsicles is that you can customize them to your liking!  I used strawberries as the only fruit for most of this batch to create pretty red and white treats perfect for Canada Day. I also added blueberries to a few of the popsicles to create some red, white and blue treats to celebrate our neighbours …

Vegan Chocolate Monkey's Milkshake

Chocolate Peanut Butter & Banana Dairy-Free Milkshake

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Beverages, Breakfast, Desserts, Recipes, Snacks Leave a Comment

Sticking to a healthy eating plan doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy your favourite treats!  Explore the desserts on my blog and you’ll see plenty of evidence that you can make healthy (and extremely tasty) variations of your favourite indulgences!I consider myself a foodie, and delicious meals play a big role in my life!  However, as a naturopathic doctor …

Strawberry Mint Spritzer

Virgin Strawberry-Mint Spritzer

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Although there are still a couple of weeks left to go before the end of August, it really feels as though summer has been winding down lately! It’s been smoky here in Nelson from all of the forest fires in BC, and the nighttime air has really started to cool off. On the bright side, the cooler nights have been …

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….

dijon-chicken-salad

Supremely Simple Dairy-Free Dijon Chicken Salad

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides, Salads 8 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!…