Fig Thumbprint Cookies


If there is something I miss since switching to a Paleo way of eating, it was fig newton store bought cookies. I was determined to come up with a fig cookie recipe that satisfy that craving and these fig thumbprint cookies way exceeded my expectations, they are seriously delicious, mmm. 5.0 from 1 reviews Print […]

Real Food Molasses Cookies


It’s hard to believe at this time last year I was baking up a storm, not realizing how drastically my life would change in the months ahead. These Real Food Molasses Cookies are amazing. Gingerbread cookies, as my girls call them, are a hit this season. Switching to a real food way of eating does […]

Creamy Cashew Peppermint Hot Chocolate


Creamy Cashew, it just sounds delicious. As a person who does not drink milk I am always taste testing dairy alternatives. I wanted to make a peppermint hot chocolate recipe and I wanted it to be super creamy, so I decided to put the Silk Creamy Cashew to the test. For this recipe you will […]

Homemade Peppermint Fudge Sticks


My daughters love making homemade gifts every chance they get, so they were eager to help me make these delicious homemade peppermint fudge bars. They are quick and easy to make, and the peppermint, coconut and cocoa combination is simply irresistible. The best part is that this recipe is healthy and contains no refined sugar, […]

Raspberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Raspberry Cheesecake Smoothie

My husband has always loved cheesecake. I was determined to create a cheesecake recipe that would be healthy and delicious. This Raspberry Cheesecake Smoothie recipe kind of happened by accident. I was trying to make a filling for a chilled cheesecake dessert and when my crust did not turn out the way I had hope […]

Healthy Fudge Stuffed Strawberries


  Healthy Fudge Stuffed Strawberries – Oh my, these stuffed strawberries are a little taste of heaven. With only 6 ingredients and no refined sugar, these are a scrumptious treat. 4.9 from 10 reviews Print Healthy Fudge Stuffed Strawberries Author: Jody Arsenault, Recipe type: Dessert   These healthy fudge stuffed strawberries have only 6 ingredients and […]

Sprouted Grain Blueberry Banana Bread


I had a lot of fun creating the recipe for this sprouted grain blueberry banana bread recipe. This is a healthy banana bread that is refined sugar free! Did you know that February 23 is National Banana Bread Day? I have also been working very hard to take beautiful photos to share along with my recipes. I am […]

2 ingredient Valentine bites


Since my husband and I have started eating real food, I wondered how I would deal with the holidays. With Valentine’s coming around the corner I wanted to make something we could enjoy, without “cheating”. I decided that a parfait-for-2 could be a romantic type real food dessert – and these little 2 ingredient Valentine […]

Peppernuts Recipe {Pfeffernüsse/Päpanät}


Growing up in Southern Manitoba I can not remember a Christmas without peppernuts , sometimes known by the name Pfeffernüsse or päpanät as I knew them. What are peppernuts? They are small, round, spiced cookies that are absolutely delicious! Here is the recipe that I make, it looks like it makes a lot, but let […]

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

pumpkin cake

This pumpkin bundt cake recipe is my favorite pumpkin recipe of all time  – it’s my grandma’s recipe and one she often made. Since this was the first Thanksgiving that she is no longer with us I decided to make it. As the bundt cake was baking, memories flooded back from all the times I […]