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 …

homemade gluten-free breakfast cereal

Healthy Roasted Nut & Seed Muesli

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This recipe is my breakfast staple. I love that it keeps me full and energized through the entire morning. The first meal of the day is SO important in setting your metabolism for the rest of the day to follow. This recipe contains healthy nuts and seeds that are full of natural antioxidants, minerals and healthy fats to keep you …