vancouver vegan eats 2.0

vancouver vegan eats 2.0

Summer is my time to be outside and adventuring at all possible times. With that comes a lot of eating out. I was lucky to have the Food Cart Fest just down the street from my place all summer, and I also got to explore a number of new restaurants that are vegan friendly. In … Continue reading

the skinny on olive oil quality and use

When I make a stir fry, roast veggies or use any method of heat to cook something, I always start with a splash of olive oil in the pan so whatever I’m cooking doesn’t stick. I use olive oil because I’ve always thought it is a healthy oil.  Olive oil is healthy but it really … Continue reading

green smoothies

green smoothies

I’ve been to a few Vitamix demonstration tables at various food events around Vancouver and have seen them make green smoothies/sorbets that have been DELICIOUS, and my new project this month was to try and figure out that tricky mix of how many vegetables I can make a smoothie with while still making a good … Continue reading

spring cleansing

spring cleansing

It’s spring time, and recently I decided to do a spring cleaning of my body. I like to periodically (once or twice a year) do cleanses because it feels so satisfying. Even though I eat healthy, I live in a big city and there’s pollution in the air, and probably pesticides and toxins on my … Continue reading

Eggplant and Morgrabieh Soup

Eggplant and Morgrabieh Soup

I’ve been very inspired recently with middle-eastern cuisine. I want to expand my repertoire of foods that I use and experiment with ingredients I’ve never used before. I went to a local Persian store this weekend that is located a few blocks from where I used to live, and I used to go there all … Continue reading

fibre-licious carrot coconut muffins

fibre-licious carrot coconut muffins

I think you may have noticed that I love smoothies and muffins… because all I have been posting lately are smoothie and muffin recipes! This recipe concoction was a successful experiment from my desire to do something with all that juice pulp that is created from juicing. I love juicing, but I don’t like throwing … Continue reading

blueberry to your health smoothie

blueberry to your health smoothie

Something very exciting just happened for me. I got a Vitamix Blender!! For those of you who don’t know what that is, it’s a high powered blender that will blend a-n-y-t-h-i-n-g. I can make ice cream in it. I can make homemade nut milk. I can make peanut butter. I can make soup that is HOT! … Continue reading