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Reeses Pieces Bowl


Reeses Pieces Yogurt Bowl

Last night I was happily eating my favourite healthy dessert when the thought came to me…

“Charissa, you haven’t shared this piece of heaven on your blog yet…”

So today’s missions to share one of the yummiest AND ridiculously simple treats ever. It’s pretty low in Continue reading »

12 comments » | Breakfast, Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Protein, Recipes, Snacks

Chocolate Grab and Go Bars


Chocolate Grab and Go Bars 01

While I love stashing store bought bars in my bag for when I’m out and about, it can get a little pricey.

That’s why, from time to time, I like to make a big batch of homemade bars. I will wrap each bar in plastic wrap and freeze most of them until I need them.

Cost effective and Continue reading »

8 comments » | Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies


Peanut Butter Cookies 01

I don’t know about you, but I have a serious love for peanut butter. A serious love.

I put it in everything.

Yesterday morning I had it in my Favourite Oatmeal and all week long I’ve been having it in my Continue reading »

12 comments » | Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Low Carb, Recipes, Snacks

Cheesecake in a Bowl


Cottage Cheese Whip 03

I have been wanting to share this recipe with you for ages. For all of you who like sweet evening snacks, you will love this one! It’s low calorie, high in protein, and won’t wreck your clean eating. Continue reading »

31 comments » | Desserts, Gluten Free, Protein, Recipes, Snacks

Cheesy Movie Popcorn


Cheesy Popcorn 01

There’s a few things I am addicted to. Chocolate, of course. Pancakes are number two on my favourite things list.

Then there’s popcorn…oh my…I love, love, love it. I like the satisfying crunch, the melt in your mouth texture of the kernels, the salt, the variety of flavours to choose from, and…well, everything about it. Nowadays movie style popcorn can be Continue reading »

11 comments » | Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Snacks

Roasted Red Pepper Dip


Roasted Red Pepper Hummus 01

I have a confession…before I made this recipe; I had never roasted a red pepper. I have a food blog, but I didn’t know how to roast peppers. However, I was driven by the desire to make my favourite flavour of hummus from scratch (we usually buy it in a tub at Costco), so I did what anybody would do. I googled.

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9 comments » | Dairy Free, Recipes, Snacks

Chocolate Raspberries



Hello! I am Lauryn, over at The Skinny Confidential and I am thrilled to guest posting for The Colourful Palate; we both have the same idea in mind: instead of dieting, adapt a healthy lifestyle with simple diet modifications and substitutions. Continue reading »

4 comments » | Desserts, Gluten Free, Kid Friendly, Recipes, Snacks

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