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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

apple almond coconut muffins

apple almond coconut muffins

My muffin recipe experimentation continues! I am *really* happy with how this flavour turned out! I grated an apple, then decided that cinnamon, coconut and almond would go together nicely. Since I’m watching my sugar intake, I wanted to make these muffins as sugar-free as I could while still having enough sweetness that the flavour … 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

chai-chocolate banana smoothie

chai-chocolate banana smoothie

It seems like there is a theme right now in my recipes where I use two particular ingredients: bananas and chocolate, and my many ways in which I have the combo for breakfast! 😉 This recipe came about by some morning creativity when I realized I was out of blueberries, and only had banana to … Continue reading

almond-cashew thumbprint cookies

almond-cashew thumbprint cookies

I just made the Best. Cookies. Ever. This blog is relatively new, but let me tell you – I bake A LOT, so I have many recipes to compare to and these were so amazing! I have a sweet tooth, and vegan dessert alternatives was one of the first posts that I decided to write about for … Continue reading

vegetable candy a.k.a. roasted broccoli

vegetable candy a.k.a. roasted broccoli

This is going to be a short and sweet post – literally and about it’s contents. 😉 Broccoli gets a bad rap, but it’s actually incredibly nutritious and good for us. I’d turn my nose up at broiled broccoli as well – limp veggies aren’t my thing. However – I cannot get enough of roasted broccoli. … Continue reading

the perfect yam fries recipe

the perfect yam fries recipe

At least 4 times per week, I make homemade yam fries. I can’t even begin to tell you how addicting and delicious they are! If you have someone in your life that loves fast food, then give them this recipe, because it will be much healthier and more satisfying then those frozen pre-packaged variety. I’ve … Continue reading

summer bbq – the new basics

summer bbq – the new basics

My friends and I had a BBQ the other weekend, and there are a few creative recipes we came up with that area a must for your menu: alcoholic popsicles: One of our great accomplishments was homemade popsicles to cool us down while that glorious sun was shining.  Should you want to make them sans-alcohol, … Continue reading