Cinnamon Almond Butter Recipe

Jul, 20 2015 by Joy McCarthy

Summer is officially here! It's my favourite time of year to be outside for many reasons. I love the feel of grass beneath my feet, the warmth of the sun on my face and summer picnics. Walker and I love going to the Toronto Island in the summer to ride our bikes and hang out on the beach with a picnic. This year I won't be riding a bike because I might not be as balanced with my growing belly, but I'm walking a lot these days and we will still be "picnicking"! This is exactly why I made this... Read more

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Sweet Potato Protein Muffins

If you loved my Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins then you're gonna love these gems! I used a little less maple syrup because sweet potato, hence the name is sweeter than pumpkin....

May, 5 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Dairy Free


How to Make Perfect Quinoa

Dear joyous readers, Have you checked out my latest quinoa recipe for Quickie Quinoa Bowl? After posting it on social media a flurry of questions came in all with the...

Feb, 26 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Gluten Free

Uber Creamy Raspberry Smoothie

Uber Creamy Raspberry Avocado Smoothie

Since having a bun in the oven, I have been craving smoothies every morning. I think my sweet bambina must be a health nut already because she does a little...

Apr, 30 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Dairy Free


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

I love the fall season. The air is crisp and it's the perfect weather to get bundled up in your favourite sweater and boots! And we are so lucky because...

Oct, 6 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Dairy Free

Cappucino Chocolate Smoothie

Mochaccino Extra Energy Smoothie

Mochaccino or mochachino? Google couldn't seem to answer my question on this - probably because one spelling is Italian and the other one is English. Let's stick with Italian version...

Feb, 28 2015 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Gluten Free


Comforting Cranberry Ginger Granola

After making the Maple Nut Granola a couple of times and thoroughly enjoying every morsel I thought it was high time I created a new recipe. I absolutely LOVE the...

Sep, 30 2014 by Joy McCarthy


Breakfast, Gluten Free