Ultimate Cheeseburger

Time to get the barbecue going for this delicious Ultimate Cheeseburger! - girlheartfood.com

~ ULTIMATE CHEESEBURGER ~

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This Ultimate Cheeseburger is flavourful, filling and, of course, CHEESY! The beef patties are simply prepared with only a few spices and no binder. My favourite part? They’re grilled and topped with copious amounts of cheddar cheese. For the sauce, there’s a delicious roasted garlic mayo and then the burgers are garnished with goodies like tomato, thinly sliced onion, pickle and crispy bacon. Get grillin’ with this Ultimate Cheeseburger; you’re going to love it! Continue reading

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Triple Berry Ice Pops

These homemade Triple Berry Ice Pops are a delicious summer treat! - girlheartfood.com {refined sugar free, gluten free}

 ~ Triple Berry Ice Pops ~

These Triple Berry Ice Pops are made with only 6 ingredients and are loaded with berry flavour.  There’s not one, not two, but three types of berries in this beauty along with a touch of light cream cheese, some lemon juice to brighten and honey to sweeten.  And because of all those yummy berries, these pops are antioxidant rich.  They’re going to be your go-to treat when you want to cool down this summer. Continue reading

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Greek Pasta Salad {Gluten Free, Vegetarian}

Greek Pasta Salad {vegetarian, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

~ Greek Pasta Salad {Gluten free, vegetarian} ~

In preparation of this recipe, I received free product samples from Barilla Canada. As always, all opinions are my own.  Thank you for supporting brands that make Girl Heart Food possible and for helping me to continue to do what I love – cook, eat and share delicious recipes.

This Greek Pasta Salad is loaded with fresh flavours from crunchy veggies, including bell pepper and cucumber.  It’s then tossed in a creamy Greek yogurt based dressing;  there’s  oregano, dill, garlic and a bunch of fresh lemon juice.   This one is a delicious make-ahead salad that is perfect for those upcoming summer bbqs! Continue reading

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Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts

Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts - girlheartfood.com

~ Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts ~

These Baked Coconut and Lemon Donuts are packed to the max with coconut and zesty lemon! There’s three forms of coconut in these bad boys – coconut oil, shredded coconut and coconut extract.  Plus, there’s lots of fresh lemon zest and juice.  Who needs the coffee shop when you can have these?  Continue reading

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Fish-en-Papillote {Fish in Parchment}

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Fish-en-Papillote

This Fish-en-Papillote or Fish in Parchment is a super easy and healthy meal that you can prep and cook in under 30 minutes.  There’s a base of cooked rice, topped with sautéed kale, halibut and pesto all surrounded by veggies; it’s then baked in a little parchment packet.  This can easily be prepared in advance and popped in the oven for when you are ready.  Makes for the perfect weeknight meal when you are in a rush, but still want something satisfying and good for ya!

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Peach & Chickpea Salad {Vegan & Gluten Free}

 This Peach and Chickpea Salad takes only 10 minutes to make and is the perfect side for your next Summer bbq! #vegan #glutenfree #lowsodium #lowsugar #cleaneating girlheartfood.com

Peach and Chickpea Salad

This Peach and Chickpea Salad is the perfect guilt-free side to have alongside your next barbecue.  It takes less than 10 minutes to make, vegan, gluten free and, most importantly, completely delicious!  There’s chickpeas and sweet peaches, of course, and also some fresh veggies like asparagus and bell peppers all tossed in a simple vinaigrette.  Totally fresh & super easy to make. Continue reading

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Lemon Cream Tarts with Berries

Lemon Cream Tarts with Berries

Lemon Cream Tarts with Berries

These Lemon Cream Tarts with Berries are so creamy, dreamy and the perfect Summertime treat!  Ok, well, it’s not officially Summer just yet, but we can certainly dream (or at least pretend that it is through our food, can’t we?)  These are so easy to prepare as I used pre-made pastry shells.  You just make a simple lemon curd, fold it into some whipped cream and top with the season’s freshest berries you can get your little hands on.  Drizzling with white chocolate is optional, but not really 🙂

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Asparagus & Spinach Soup

Asparagus & Spinach Soup, Vegan, Vegetarian

Asparagus & Spinach Soup – girlheartfood.com

Asparagus & Spinach Soup

Well, hellooooo there Spring!  So happy to see you!

This Asparagus & Spinach Soup just looks and tastes like a big ol’ bowl of Springtime goodness.  And just look at that beautiful colour!  So bright and pretty, isn’t it?  It’s a very minimalistic soup that has a few ingredients and takes minutes to make.  And, when you have so few ingredients, they really shine through.  Sometimes simple is best, don’t ya think? Continue reading

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake - girlheartfood.com

Lemon Poppy Seed Cake – girlheartfood.com

I absolutely LOVE lemon desserts these days.  There was never a time when I didn’t like lemon, but I reeeeaaally love it now.  I remember when I realized how much I love lemon; I tried a lemon tart from a local restaurant and I have been hooked on lemon ever since.  One of my favourites is homemade Continue reading

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