No Bake Granola Bars

 

~ No Bake Granola Bars ~

These No Bake Granola Bars are jam packed with goodness and couldn’t be easier to make.  There’s a date base which keeps it all together and wholesome ingredients like chia seeds, almonds and oats.  There’s no need to buy store bought bars again once you make these.  Totally portable, they make for a busy morning breakfast or afternoon snack.  You’re going to love these! Continue reading

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Easy Black Bean Dip

Easy Black Bean Dip {vegetarian, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

~ Easy Black Bean Dip ~

This Easy Black Bean Dip is creamy, packed full of flavour from chipotle powder and cumin,  and can be made in under 10 minutes!    Plus, it’s made with simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand.  It’s delicious with your favourite corn chips or even as a spread for a wrap or sandwich.  You’re gonna want to make this one over and over again! 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

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~ 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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Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta {vegetarian, under 30 min.} - girlheartfood.com

~ Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta ~

This is a sponsored post with Dairy Farmers of Canada, but, 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! #CanadianCheese

Looking for a satisfying, quick dinner that’s perfect for meatless Monday?  Look no further than this Creamy Blue Cheese and Mushroom Pasta.  A touch of heavy cream is combined with delicious blue cheese and sautéed mushrooms and then tossed with pasta for a hearty dinner. Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate and Coconut Roasted Almond Butter

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~ Dark Chocolate and Coconut Roasted Almond Butter ~

This Dark Chocolate and Coconut Roasted Almond Butter is a delicious twist on basic almond butter.  It has a rich chocolate flavour and infused with flecks of unsweetened shredded coconut.  Perfect for bread, fruit or just eating with a spoon! Continue reading

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Frozen Strawberry Mango Margarita

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~ Frozen Strawberry Mango Margarita ~

With minimal ingredients, this Frozen Strawberry Mango Margarita delivers a sucker punch right to your taste buds! Boo-ya!  Sweet strawberries are combined with chunks of mango and lime (and some tequila & triple sec, of course) for a fruity, slushy cocktail perfect for Cinco de Mayo (or any of those upcoming bbqs and get-togethers). Continue reading

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Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions

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~ Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions ~

This is a sponsored post with Dairy Farmers of Canada, but, 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! #CanadianCheese

Looking for an easy, satisfying dinner?  This Grilled Cheese with Heidi, Pear and Caramelized Onions will hit the spot!  Ooey, gooey Heidi cheese, slow cooked caramelized onions and sweet pear is sandwiched between buttery, grilled bread.  Grilled cheese is such an iconic childhood favourite for many and for good reason – you’re going to love this one! Continue reading

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Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter {paleo, gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free & only 2 ingredients}

Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter

This Easy Homemade Roasted Almond Butter is unbelievably easy to make and tastes SO good. Roasting the almonds gives another element of flavour and is totally worth it.  Imagine, you can have your own almond butter in about 20 minutes.  There’s no going back to store bought when you make your own.  And, get this, there’s only two, yes two, ingredients! There’s no hiding behind a bunch of ingredients here. Plus, this one is paleo, gluten free, vegan and refined sugar free.  You’re going to love this recipe! Continue reading

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Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake

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Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake

Rich, chocolatey and just so pretty!  This Mini Egg Chocolate Bundt Cake will make anyone smile if you serve them a big hunk of this during your Easter celebrations (or any time for that matter).  There’s a dense chocolate base that gets body from both butter and cream cheese.  To add that chocolate oomph, there’s both cocoa powder and lots of crushed mini eggs – a classic for Easter around these parts.  Who wants some? Continue reading

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