Dairy-Free Blueberry Cheesecake

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Desserts 6 Comments

Since going dairy-free several years ago my health has been transformed in numerous ways, but I have to admit that I have really missed cheesecake! I will occasionally cave in and indulge in a piece anyways, but I really don’t love how I feel when I do so. I had been skeptical that the rich, creamy texture and delicious taste of …

Slow cooked chicken with salad

Simple Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Entrées & Sides 1 Comment

This recipe makes for fall off the bone chicken and takes under 10 minutes to prepare. There is no easier way to cook a whole chicken! The dry-rub spice mix infuses the meat with flavour and the chicken drippings at the bottom of the crock-pot taste delicious on top of quinoa. Optionally you can also dip your chicken in the …

Quick gluten-free travel breakfast

Apple Cinnamon Quick-Oats

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My husband and I just returned from attending Brendon Burchard’s “High Performance Academy” event in California, which was amazing! I absolutely love to travel and also have a gigantic passion for self-development. Spending time in sunny California, connecting to my greater vision and meeting so many inspirational people was a phenomenal way to spend Thanksgiving weekend! It’s always very important …

Dairy-free hot chocolate with almond milk

Chocolate Lovers Dairy-Free Hot Cocoa

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Beverages, Desserts 2 Comments

It’s official…winter has arrived!  It snowed all day in Calgary and it looks like a winter wonderland outside!  After a snowy walk through the forest, I came home with a craving for hot cocoa to warm me up.  I whipped up this dairy-free hot chocolate and it turned out so rich and tasty that I couldn’t wait to share the simple recipe with you! …

Quinoa kale salad

Dijon-Lime Quinoa Salad

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This quinoa salad is a perfect side for a barbecued chicken dinner or grilled burgers!  The recipe makes a lot of food, which is fabulous because the salad also makes a delicious packed lunch. I have been doing a lot of camping this summer, and this quinoa salad has been a staple to bring along for the road.  It helps to …

Dairy-free chocolate dessert

Chocolate Coconut Banana “Split”

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Do you feel the need for a sweet indulgence?  This delicious chocolate coconut banana “split” recipe is sure to please with the perfect balance of sweetness and a bit of a chewy crunch. Not only is it incredibly tasty, it also provides a great source of vitamins, minerals, powerful antioxidants and healthy fats.  This recipe will satisfy your sweet tooth while …

Slow cooker vegetarian chili

Hearty Crockpot Vegetarian Chili

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This recipe makes a hearty batch of delicious, hearty and nutritious chili. It makes for great packed lunches and provides for a lot of leftovers, which I love because the flavours continue to meld in the fridge and it tastes even better the next day. I like to serve this crockpot vegetarian chili topped with fresh avocado, which adds a nice, …

homemade gluten-free muesli

Apricot Honey-Nut Muesli

Dr. Kimberley O'Brien Breakfast, Snacks 6 Comments

This muesli makes a delicious substitute for conventional breakfast cereals.  I like to serve it with almond milk and chopped apples or fresh berries.  The density of nuts and seeds in this recipe makes this recipe a great choice for a pre- or post-workout snack. I love this muesli because it is packed full of fibre, which helps with detoxification …