Gluten and Dairy Free Holiday Desserts

30 Gluten and Dairy-Free Holiday Desserts your Family will LOVE!!

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The holidays are ALMOST here!  Do you have big plans for Christmas and New Years, or is rest and relaxation what's on your radar?   This is the first year in a long time that I'll be spending the holidays at home instead of travelling to visit friends and family.  Although I'll miss my family traditions and spending time with ...
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 …

homemade gluten-free muesli

Apricot Honey-Nut Muesli

Dr. Kimberley O'BrienBreakfast, 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 …

Festive dairy-free chocolate dessert

Chocolate Hazelnut Truffles with Coconut

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These chocolate hazelnut truffles are absolutely delicious, and remind me of “Ferrero Rocher” chocolates.  This recipe started with a desire for a festive and tasty treat.  I found what I could for inspiration in my cupboards, and threw together what now happens to be one of my favorite go-to desserts.  Enjoy the recipe and please post your feedback in the …

Gluten and dairy-free festive cranberry loaf

Warm Banana Spice Loaf With Cranberries

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This banana spice loaf ended up tasting almost more like a cake than your traditional loaf. Friends and family likely won’t even guess that it is gluten and dairy-free! In addition to thoroughly satisfying your taste buds, this recipe is also heart healthy and free of many common food allergens. When buying oat flour, which I use in this recipe, make sure …