Pumpkin Pie Bites

Pumpkin Pie Bites {no bake, gluten free, under 10 minutes} - girlheartfood.com

~ Pumpkin Pie Bites ~

These Pumpkin Pie Bites are made with a few basic ingredients and are a fabulous way to use up that huge can of pumpkin puree you have hanging around in your fridge.  Plus, they are a tad healthier than having a big hunk of pumpkin pie (which I love, by the way).  Fair warning – you just may want to eat more than one! Continue reading

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Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie

Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie {vegan, gluten free, naturally sweetened, dairy free} - girlheartfood.com

~ Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie ~

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This Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie is packed with real orange and vanilla flavour and for extra oomph has vanilla protein powder.  It’s a delicious way to start your day or to get over that mid afternoon slump!  Plus, it tastes like a favourite childhood frozen treat in smoothie form!

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Mint Chocolate Nice Cream

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~ Mint Chocolate Nice Cream ~

This Mint Chocolate Nice Cream couldn’t be easier! It’s basically frozen bananas that are blitzed in a food processor until they’re super creamy.  Then maple syrup, fresh mint leaves, dark chocolate and a touch of mint extract is added to the mix.  It makes for the perfect guilt free snack! Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

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~ Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp ~

A bit tart and a touch sweet with a buttery crumble, this Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is a quintessential summer dessert that can be put together in minutes!  When assembled, just place in the oven until the fruit is bubbling and the top has browned.  You’re going to love this one! Continue reading

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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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Blackberry Coconut Smoothie {vegan, gluten free}

Blackberry Coconut Smoothie {vegan, gluten free}- girlheartfood.com

Blackberry Coconut Smoothie {vegan, gluten free}

Made with only five ingredients, this Blackberry Coconut Smoothie is made in just a few minutes and is the perfect way to start your morning.  There are super-good-for-you blackberries, banana and unsweetened shredded coconut.  Plus, that colour?  How could you not smile just looking at it?  Continue reading

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Teff Energy Bars

Teff Energy Bars {gluten free and whole grain} - girlheartfood.com

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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Iced Coffee and Cocoa

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Iced Coffee and Cocoa

This Iced Coffee and Cocoa beverage will hit the spot!  This takes about 5 minutes to make and combines just 7 ingredients, including ice.  Espresso packs a punch and the raw cocoa powder  adds a touch of rich chocolatey flavour.   It’s sweetened with some maple syrup that you can adjust to your own taste.  Sure to give you that extra boost of energy as the busy holiday season approaches! Continue reading

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

 Fig and Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites - girlheartfood.com

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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