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Victoria’s Nutrition Kitchen recipes use whole-food ingredients.  They are void of refined sugars and oils. They are naturally vegan, (free of dairy and eggs), and gluten-free / celiac-friendly.  I hope you enjoy them! I'd love to hear from you in the comments section.

Jam-filled Thumbprint Cookies {gluten-free + vegan}

These cookies are fun for kids, because they get to stick their thumb into the dough to make the indentation for the jam hole. Okay, big kids too! Save Print Jam Thumbprint Cookies {gluten-free + vegan} Author: Victoria Laine Serves:: 2 dozen Prep time::  30...

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Blueberry Chia Jam

So simple! So delicious!! Chia seeds not only thicken fruit to make jam, they provide omega 3 fatty acids and lots of dietary fiber to your breakfast, snacks, or treats! Save Print Blueberry Chia Jam Author: Victoria Laine Serves:: 1.5 cups Jam Prep time:: ...

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Gluten-free Vegan Peanut-butter Cookies

Save Print Gluten-free Vegan Peanut-butter Cookies Classic peanut butter cookies without the refined sugar or fiber-less flour! Just whole-food ingredients for quick and easy comfort food. Nothing wrong with adding a layer of chocolate, too! Author: Victoria Laine...

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Victoria Laine’s Whole-food Nutrition

Victoria Laine Whole-food Nutrition Profile

Welcome!

Hi, I'm Victoria Laine, whole-food educator, author, and health blogger.

My website is the home of all things delicious and nutritious, celebrating the pleasure of food and well-being.

You'll find recipes, menus, books, and courses, as well as private nutrition counseling for Celiac disease, inflammatory conditions, allergy eating, plant-based lifestyles, and more.

I'd love to hear from you if you have questions or suggestions!

When Vegan is Unhealthy!

Some people don’t believe a vegan intake is healthy.

As a nutritionist who’s eaten vegan for over 20 years (and written a book called Real-Life Vegan) I’m definitely here to say that we have solid scientific and anecdotal evidence that it absolutely can be.

But it also – absolutely can not be.

When Gluten-free is Unhealthy!

The grocery aisles are brimming with gluten-free packages of everything from crackers and cookies to cereal, bread, and frozen foods.

This might seem like good news for more than 1% of the Canadian population who deal with celiac disease, and the other tens of thousands who suffer from (non-celiac) gluten intolerance, however they could be doing more harm than good to their health, without even realizing it.

Know Where to Get Dietary Fiber!

Where is the beneficial dietary fiber available in the human diet?

The Story of “How Auntie Rhubarb Got Her Name”

Most people bring flowers to the graveside at a funeral.

When my Great Aunt left us a few years back, my 30 year old daughter adorned her graveside with a bouquet of rhubarb! This is the story of how Auntie Rhubarb got her name.

Sunshine and love filled my Great Aunt’s vibrant back yard on that warm sunny day back

Fruit Crisp Crumble {oil-free, vegan + gluten-free}

Seasonal fruit or frozen, this easy crisp is a go-to for a delicious breakfast or dessert after a veggie bean soup or other light meal. If you’re using a tart fruit like rhubarb, consider pairing it with a sweeter fruit like mango or even dates or other dried fruit. No need for oil – there is plenty of natural fat in the nut or seed butter.

{3 Ingredient} GF Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch

A chocolate and peanut butter combo craving led me to using an old recipe of my mom's, veganizing...