Eyecandypopper

I'm a real food recipe developer and urban lifestyle eco-blogger. Living healthy doesn't have to be complicated. :)

Maple glazed heirloom carrots with lemon cashew cream / Carottes glacées à l’érable et crème citron-cajou (vegan, paleo, naturally gluten-free)

Hello! They say ‘good things come to those who wait’… Well, I guess if you’ve waited on me for my next new post, you’re welcome! I’ve taken some time off blogging in the past few months because, well, life happens, and I was overwhelmed with the amount of ‘stuff’ I had to do ....more

Meatless Monday: Mushroom and walnut burgers (vegan, gluten-free, paleo)

Happy meatless Monday everyone! Well, I made this recipe last night, and to be honest, I originally thought it was a disaster because things didn’t go as planned, but in the end, they turned out to be delicious, and in retrospect quite easy to make using my Vitamix S55 personal blender, from Williams- Sonoma. Not......more

Meatless Monday for One: Balsamic Mushroom Toast with grain mustard and roasted beets (vegan option)

This is not your classic boring sandwich! A fancy mushroom toast, bursting with flavours. Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend! ...more

Saturday Smoothie: Super Healthy Chocolate Turmeric Beet Smoothie (vegan, paleo, raw, naturally gluten-free)

It’s the weekend! Yay! We have a special recipe for you today to kick the weekend right! ...more

Healthy chocolate, sweet potato and hazelnut spread (almost raw, vegan, gluten-free, paleo, whole food)

Guys!!! This is da bomb! This is another one of those recipes I’ve been wanting to make for so long, but you really need a high powered blender to be able to make nut butters and spreads like this ....more

Sun-dried tomatoes and basil fermented cashew cheese + a brief history of lacto-fermentation (raw, vegan, gluten-free, paleo)

I have been waiting so long to make this recipe! So long! I’ve had this stuck in my head for a couple of years, but never had the chance to make it properly ....more

Wheatless Wednesday: Olive oil lemon sponge cake with dairy-free custard (low gluten, no wheat, low sugar, dairy-free, wholegrain)

I’ve only made a few sponge cakes in my life, and always with wheat flour, using a bit of whole-wheat and some white flour. I had also always used butter in the previous ones I had made (which is delicious too!), so I was excited to replicate this delicious cake in a dairy-free version so......more

Meatless Monday: Spiced roasted butternut and beet salad bowl (vegan, paleo, gluten-free)

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you had a great weekend! There’s been some sad development in the news recently with the approval of 2 varieties of GMO apples and 6 varieties of GMO potatoes, to go in supermarkets’ shelves shortly in Canada and the U.S., and a lot of debates going on social media like......more

Wheatless Wednesday: Truly healthy vanilla raspberry cupcakes without toxic dye (dairy-free, gluten-free, low sugar, vegan option)

Part of living a healthy lifestyle doesn’t mean you should deprive yourself of the enjoyment of special treats once in a while, but it also doesn’t mean that “treating yourself” is a good excuse to eat junk food filled with chemicals, GMOs, and high fructose corn syrup that will leave you bloated, cranky, and guilty......more

Meatless Monday: Rustic vegetable pot pie (dairy-free, wholegrain, low gluten, vegan option)

Happy Monday everyone! Spring is still slow in Canada and we still like some comfort foods, so I thought I’d indulge and make a delicious vegetable pot pie! If you follow me on my Facebook page, you probably already know that I do not like making pie crust! ...more