Beet and Tarragon Arancini

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Beet and Tarragon Arancini

These Beet and Tarragon Arancini take a little bit of work, but are SO worth it!  Earthy, sweet beets are combined with fresh tarragon to make a dreamy, creamy risotto and then it gets mixed with some bread crumbs and walnuts, formed into balls & then stuffed with mozzarella cheese.   The whole lot is fried and what you are left with is basically a perfect little crispy bite oozing with deliciousness.  You know you want it 😉 Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Loaf

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Chocolate Pumpkin Swirl Loaf

Chocolate and pumpkin come together in this easy-to make-loaf.  Half of the pumpkin batter is left as is and the rest is combined with melted chocolate to create a beautiful marbled loaf dotted with milk chocolate chips and pumpkin seeds for extra flavour and texture.  It’ll be hard to just eat one slice. Continue reading

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Fig & Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites {vegan & gluten free}

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Fig and Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites

These no bake Fig and Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites will be your new go-to snack on the go!  The base of them are dried figs and pure pumpkin puree and then almond and oat flour are added to the mix with some flavourings of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and orange zest.  Chia, flax and nuts add an extra dose of nutrition.  Plus, they just taste yummy!

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Sweet-n-Tart Cranberry Smoothie

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Sweet-n-Tart Cranberry Smoothie

This Sweet-n-Tart Cranberry Smoothie is where it’s at, my friends!  There’s only 6 ingredients (and that’s including ice) and it is absolutely chocked full of goodies, including cranberries, strawberries and Kefir milk…not to mention that it’s gluten free & refined sugar free!  Makes for the perfect breakfast or afternoon pick-me-up. Continue reading

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Monthly Favourites August 2016 – Monthly Round up & Faves!

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 Monthly Favourites August 2016

Hey everyone!  Well, here we are again to another monthly favourites & round-up!  Can you believe it’s September and August just passed us,  waving it’s figurative hand and saying ‘get ready for the cooler weather…byeeeeeee’!  Ha,ha…just kiddin’.  I love Fall.  Every season has their moment, right?   Anyways, onto the good stuff – this has been what’s turning my crank this past month 😉 Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie {Vegan & Gluten Free}

This Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is a delicious dessert in beverage form that's relatively low in sugar and fat! Plus, it's vegan & gluten free - girlheartfood.com

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

This Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is pumpkin pie in drinkable form.  Pure pumpkin puree is combined with banana to create a silky smooth texture and then classic Fall flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg and maple syrup are added to really amp up the flavour.  This is made in about 5 minutes and, surprisingly, not loaded with sugar! Continue reading

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Easy Mushroom Soup

 

Easy Mushroom Soup - this vegetarian soup is super satisfying! girlheartfood.com

This Easy Mushroom Soup can be made in under 30 minutes and provides lots of savoury flavour from both portobello & button mushrooms.  There’s fresh thyme in there and just a touch of cream. Perfect for a light lunch or even better with a sandwich for an easy dinner! Continue reading

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Curried Green Lentils and Kale

This slow cooker recipe for Curried Green Lentils and Kale is both gluten free & vegan. Makes for a delicious dinner with grilled naan! - girlheartfood.com

Curried Green Lentils and Kale

These Curried Green Lentils and Kale pack quite the punch in the flavour department!  Literally all the ingredients are placed in a slow cooker on low for about 6 hours and that’s it!  What you’re left with is a healthy, gluten free, vegan and super delicious recipe sure to satisfy any meat lover.  These Curried Green Lentils and Kale are perfectly yummy on their own, but it’s even better when you serve them with some grilled naan and greek yogurt. Continue reading

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Monthly Favourites July 2016 – Monthly Round up & Faves!

Monthly Favourites July 2016

Monthly Favourites July 2016

Hey everyone!  Well, here we are again to another monthly favourites & round-up. Any big plans for the upcoming weekend?  I wanna hear all about it (especially if it involves good eats 😉 )  Hubby and I will be having a little staycation next week (fingers crossed for nice weather), so I won’t be having a post and minimal time, if any, on social media.  A girl needs a break every once in a while to recharge, doesn’t she?  But, rest assured, I will be back the following week all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed with a delicious recipe for you guys!   Pull up a coffee, get comfy and enjoy, my friends.  Continue reading

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Cold Buckwheat Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce

 

This Cold Buckwheat Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce takes about 10 minutes to make, is gluten free and is a delicious weekday lunch - girlheartfood.com

Cold Buckwheat Noodle Salad

with Peanut Sauce

This Cold Buckwheat Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce can be made in about 10 minutes and packs a lot of flavour in  so little time! Gluten free buckwheat noodles & some veg are lightly  dressed in a creamy, flavourful peanut sauce  and then garnished with a few sesame seeds and cilantro leaves for good measure.  This salad is great for brown bagging it lunches or as a side for dinner with fish or chicken. Continue reading

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