Pumpkin Pancakes

This post is brought to you by the letter P.   There are two things I miss the most while dedicating myself to Paleo – pizza and pancakes. I haven’t been brave enough… Continue reading

The Best Coconut Bars

I’m always looking for a tasty snack/breakfast bar/ dessert to satisfy those cravings for yumminess. Most recipes will have grains, but I found one recipe in my favourite book of the day ”… Continue reading

Tired of your boring spinach salad?

Just kidding spinach – you’re not boring, it’s just sometimes I like to get kinky with it in the kitchen and try new things. I’m not a chef by any means so after… Continue reading

Wheat Free Pancakes

by Ellie Krieger adapted by Marta found on http://www.finecooking.com I've tried a few recipes but none were as popular as this one with our kids. 4-3/4 oz. (1 cup) brown rice flour  1-1/2 oz.… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies – grain free

I found this recipe on http://www.nutritiontwins.com I think next time I will add an egg and 1/4 cup of coconut flour and see what happens.  Stay tuned, I will try this tonight or… Continue reading

Awesome Pumpkin muffins

Pumpkin Muffins  I modified this recipe from my friend Caren’s book. I cut the sugar by about 70%. And added and changed many other ingredients. I also changed the raisins to dates.  I… Continue reading


What a great idea to start getting people healthy.  Start subsidising healthy food and taxing unhealthy foods!  I am not a soft drink fan and i really don't like fast food joints, so… Continue reading

Marta’s protein/granola bars

I hate most granola bars. I find them all too sweet or just tasting like cardboard. Yuk!  So I took it upon myself to invent my own bar…. I thought if it tastes… Continue reading

Just cut calories – protein/carb/fat ratio doesn’t matter: study

LESLIE BECK  – From Wednesday's Globe and Mail There’s no shortage of diet plans promising to melt away the pounds by calling for strict proportions of protein, carbohydrate and fat. But, according to… Continue reading

French Brandied Chicken

Thursday, January 19th B – Eggs, Cauliflower, broccoli, maple turkey scramble –   Yup, there is a theme here! L –  French brandied chicken 10 to 15 pitted prunes 1/2 cup brandy or… Continue reading