Teff Energy Bars

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Teff Energy Bars

These gluten free and whole grain Teff Energy Bars are LOADED with goodness! There’s fibre and iron rich teff, almond flour, chia seeds, walnuts and let’s not forget chocolate. It’s a treat you can feel happy about eating.   An energy bar never tasted so delicious! Continue reading

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Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, Raspberries and White Chocolate Drizzle

 

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Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, Raspberries and White Chocolate Drizzle

Moist, tart, sweet and delicious (and let’s not forget pretty) are all perfectly acceptable and fitting words to describe these Lemon Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting, Raspberries and White Chocolate Drizzle .  Quite a mouthful, wouldn’t you say?  Every component is yummy on its own, but together they are the perfect bite and sure to put a big ol’ smile on your face. Continue reading

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup with Avocado Cilantro Crema

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup with Avocado cilantro Crema

This Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup with Avocado Cilantro Crema packs all kinds of flavour in one little bowl.  It’s made with simple ingredients like black beans and sweet potato, of course, and spiced up with smoky chipotle peppers.  The avocado crema adds a pretty touch, but does more than that.  The creaminess of the crema balances with the smokiness of the chipotle and it’s just a match made in heaven.  This one will warm ya right up on the coldest of days. Continue reading

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Peanut Butter, Banana, Cocoa and Coffee Smoothie

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Peanut Butter, Banana, Cocoa and Coffee Smoothie

This Peanut Butter, Banana, Cocoa and Coffee Smoothie is out of this world, you guys!  There’s absolutely no refined sugar and yet it is still deliciously sweet-like.  It’s rich in flavour from cocoa & espresso powders and you’ll think that you’re drinking something way more indulgent than it actually is.  So good! Continue reading

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Red Lentil and Chickpea Soup

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Red Lentil and Chickpea Soup

This Red Lentil and Chickpea Soup is filling, nourishing and just what you need after indulging after the holidays.  There’s a delicious base flavoured with roasted red pepper, veg stock and coconut milk. The fibre rich  lentils and chickpeas give it body, along with kale.  And, did I mention that this one is vegan, gluten free and dairy free?  Healthy can be tasty! Continue reading

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Monthly Favourites December 2016

Monthly Favourites December 2016 - girlheartfood.com

Monthly Favourites December 2016

Hi everyone!  How has the holidays been going for you so far?  Lots of good eats &  drinks with  family and friends?  I sure hope so!  I’ve been eating my way through the holidays….lots of time for healthier stuff in the new year, right?  For now, bring on all the chocolate, cookies, turkey and cheese plates ’cause girl be hungry (except for the day after Christmas Day!)  I was so full that I’m only eating 3 days later!  Haha!  Just kiddin’, but, boy, was I stuffed! How could I resist my momma’s cooking?  Impossible!  And have you been wearing your Santa hat, onesie and Christmas socks all through the season like me?  Um, no?  Yeah, yeah, I don’t do that 😉 #Itotallydo.  Anyway, let’s get to it. Let’s have a look at what’s been going on around here this past month, shall we? Continue reading

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White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream

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White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream

This White Hot Chocolate with Peppermint Whipped Cream is like a dessert and drink all in one! The hot chocolate component  contains white chocolate, of course,  and a touch of vanilla extract and the whipped cream is infused with peppermint extract.  There’s no going back to store bought hot chocolate when you can make this at home in about 10 minutes!  Thirsty?

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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate, Cranberries and Walnuts

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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate, Cranberries and Walnuts

These Chocolate Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate, Cranberries and Walnuts are rich, buttery and loaded with chocolate flavour.  The tartness of the dried cranberries complement the dark chocolate perfectly and the walnuts add a touch of texture.  The holiday baking continues!

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Shortbread Cookies with White Chocolate and Candy Cane

Shortbread Cookies with White Chocolate and Candy Cane - girlheartfood.com

These Shortbread Cookies with White Chocolate and Candy Cane are so easy to make, super buttery and rich, and the perfect accompaniment to Santa’s milk on Christmas eve.  Plus, they freeze really well, so you can make ’em now and enjoy later.  You have lots to do in preparation for Christmas and if you can cross one thing off your list, that’s one less thing you are gonna have to do later.  Just a warning – you may just wanna go ahead and double the batch.  Yes, they are that good. Continue reading

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Monthly Favourites November 2016

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 Monthly Favourites November 2016

Hellooooo there!!    So, we’re less than a month away from Christmas day.  Can you believe it?  Where did November go?  It’s like I blinked my eyes and it was gone.  You feel the same?  So much to do.  Not to worry, there’s still lots of time!  Positive thinking, right?  Anyways, let’s get to it. Let’s recap what has been going on ’round here this past month and what I’ve been loving!   Continue reading

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