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Kari-Lynn

A life of "off the beaten path" travel while dealing with food intolerances, being a knowledge sponge and constructing healthy foods with reckless abandon, lead me to create The Renegade Kitchen. It is intended as a space to empower you to make healthy, delicious real foods in simple... Full Bio
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11 year old kid Destroys Monsanto by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I have been preaching this stuff for years, but somehow when an 11 year old boy says it all in one beautiful speech, it becomes impossible to ignore. If you are still ... Read on »
A Coffee Lover’s Dilemma- Is it really so bad? by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating To drink coffee or not has become a lifelong personal dilemma for me.  The truth is, I’m crazy about it.  Yet, as a self professed health nut, I’m also very aware o ... Read on »
Are Gluten Free Products Really a Healthier Choice? by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating With more and more people finding out that they can’t eat gluten, there has been a huge boom in “gluten free” foods hitting our store shelves.  But are these new gl ... Read on »
Candida-diet Coconut Cookie Recipe by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Whenever I come back from living somewhere tropical I usually put myself on a total body cleanse to rid myself of any stowaways that may have hitchhiked back to Canada wit ... Read on »
Coconut Whipped Cream by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Whipped cream is such a beautiful thing. Its billowy soft peaks, its creamy, melt in your mouth texture, the delicate way it envelopes cakes or parfaits…. I mean, ... Read on »
Gluten-free Coconut Pumpkin Pie by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   I adore fall in Canada.  It’s something that I dream about after being in the tropics for months. That crisp feeling in the air, walking in the forest wit ... Read on »
Grain-free, Sugar-free Banana Cupcakes by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It has been my mission to create the perfect grain-free banana cupcake recipe for years now and I think that these cupcakes have finally quelled that desire.  They ... Read on »
High Protein, High Fiber, Gluten Free Quick Bread by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ok let’s get something straight here. Contrary to popular belief, the words “Gluten-free”, “Vegan” and “Healthy” are not synonymous.  Just because something is labe ... Read on »
Homemade Sugar Free Blueberry Frozen Yogurt by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I must apologize, as I have been going through some major shifts in my life lately and I have been severely neglecting my “posting” duties.  But I have been loving ... Read on »
How Stress is Affecting your Health (and what to do about it) by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When you think of the word “stress”, what do you think of? Most of us think of that overwhelming feeling that envelopes us when we have deadlines to meet, or when w ... Read on »
How Sugar is Killing Us -A Guide to Natural Sweeteners by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In my opinion, eating refined sugars is like smoking cigarettes; science has proven that it’s killing us and yet people continue to do it. Why? Well, similar to smo ... Read on »
Is going 100% Raw right for you? by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Although not a new concept, the raw food movement has been steadily gaining popularity over the last several years.  But is eating raw food really the key to better ... Read on »
Low Glycemic, Dairy-free Coconut Cream Frosting by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is a lower fat and slightly more cupcake-worthy version of my regular coconut whipped cream topping recipe. It’s low glycemic, dairy-free and perfect for cakes ... Read on »
Mamey, Banana and Coconut Smoothie by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I love pretty much everything about bananas.  So it’s only natural that I always want to put them in my smoothies.  The only downside to this line of thinking is th ... Read on »
Raw Acai Berry Brownies by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Who doesn’t love brownies? Even people who are self proclaimed “not cake people” still love brownies.  It’s because where a typical chocolate cake is mostly fluff and ... Read on »
Raw Chocolate Mousse by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ahhh the decadence of Chocolate Mousse…The velvety smooth texture, the sweet, chocolatey richness, the way the fluffy thickness fills up your mouth-whatever your re ... Read on »
Raw Ginger Ale by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating So I’m really excited about the concept of fermented sodas. I know that this is by no means a new idea (in fact it is the original way to make soda), but it is someth ... Read on »
Raw Organic Banana Cream Pie by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Believe it or not, there are some people out there that will tell you that bananas aren’t actually good for you.  Well as far as I’m concerned, that couldn’t be further ... Read on »
Raw Organic Cream Pie by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Believe it or not, there are some people out there that will tell you that bananas aren’t actually good for you.  Well as far as I’m concerned, that couldn’t be further ... Read on »
Raw Swiss Chard Wraps by Kari-Lynn Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When it comes to camping and road trips, my boyfriend and I are anything but conventional about our food choices.  We both figure that just because we are camping o ... Read on »