Carrot Cake Smoothie

With Easter around the corner, I wanted to make a light, healthy Easter inspired meal. I love rich, creamy smoothies, so I made a Vegan Carrot Cake Smoothie! This smoothie has all of the flavours of carrot cake, made into a quick, easy, and healthy smoothie. This carrot cake smoothie is loaded with healthy fats…

Immune Boosting Broth (Vegan)

An immune boosting broth is an excellent recipe to make and drink regularly to improve immunity and prevent sickness. It’s especially good to drink during the winter months, and it’s perfect for when you’re just craving a cup of soup! Make a large batch of this incredibly easy and quick recipe and you’ll have many…

Watermelon Slushie (Healthy and Naturally Sweetened)

This Watermelon Slushie with mint and lime is an incredibly easy recipe that is perfect for when you want a sweet treat on a hot day, or if you want to make a delicious drink to entertain guests. It’s also an amazing substitute for sugary slushies that kids typically crave. They’ll love the sweetness of…

Naturally Sweetened Peach Iced Tea

One of the things I love dearly about Summer is local produce. In Southern Ontario, we are so blessed with the bounty of local, fresh, incredibly delicious produce. Especially fruits like strawberries, plums, apricots, pears, grapes, and peaches! Peaches are one of my favourite fruits. I love peach flavoured anything to be honest. In July…

Lavender Lemonade (Naturally Sweetened)

I’ve been experimenting with culinary lavender lately, and I absolutely love it! Lavender adds a really lovely floral taste to foods. It’s really great in sweet recipes, like this Lavender Lemonade, but it’s also great in savory recipes, which I plan to experiment with this fall. For now, I bring you another delicious summer recipe…

Green Detox Juice

This green detox juice is super healthy and very easy to make! Juicing is excellent for detox and cleansing, and its great to give the digestive system a rest. Makes approximately 1 16oz Juice Ingredients: 2 apples 4 stalks of kale 2 stalks of celery 1/4 cup parsley   Directions: First prep your produce. Cut…

Beet Lemon Ginger Juice

Makes approximately 1 16oz Juice Ingredients: 2 apples 2 medium beets 1 lemon 2 inch chunk of ginger   Directions: First prep your produce. Cut up all of the items so they are small enough to fit in your juicer. De-seed the apples. Process all of the ingredients in your juicer. Consume right away or…

Pineapple Mint Juice

Makes approximately 1 16oz Juice Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups pineapple 1 1/2 apples 1 cup cucumber 1/4 cup mint   Directions: First prep your produce. Cut up all of the items so they are small enough to fit in your juicer. De-seed the apples and de-stem the mint. Process all of the ingredients in your…

Ginger Green Detox Smoothie

Makes: 1 Serving Ingredients: 1 cup frozen mango 1 medium banana 1/2 cup packed spinach 2 medjool dates 1 tsp fresh grated ginger 1 tsp chia seeds 3/4 cup water   Directions: Blend all of the ingredients in a blender until smooth. If you use frozen banana, you may need to add a little bit…

Golden Milk Mix

You can make glorious anti-inflammatory Golden Milk even quicker by creating a make ahead mix! Blend these spices together and use 1 tsp per 1 1/2 cups milk! Each batch is 32 servings.   Ingredients: 1/2 cup organic turmeric powder 4 tsps organic ginger powder 4 tsps organic cinnamon 1 tsp organic black pepper  …

Lemon Blueberry Iced Tea

Ingredients: 2 litres pure filtered water 3 organic black tea bags 1 large lemon 1/4 cup + 2 tbsp maple syrup frozen blueberries   Directions: Boil 1 litre of water. Place the tea bags in a large glass pitcher. Pour the boiled water over the tea bags and let steep for at least 30 minutes….

Vegan Iced Matcha Latte

A vegan iced matcha latte is my favourite way to enjoy matcha tea! I love the flavour and it’s perfect on a hot summer day. You can do this exact same recipe but make it hot for a hot latte! Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup almond milk, unsweetened (or other non-dairy milk) 1/2 cup water 1…

Dairy Free Peppermint Hot Chocolate

A dairy free version of classic hot chocolate with peppermint! A perfect treat for Christmas morning. Ingredients: 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (almond, soy, coconut, etc…) 1 tbsp + 1 tsp cacao powder 3 tbsp maple syrup 1/8 tsp peppermint extract vegan marshmallows (optional) Directions: Pour the milk into a small pot and add the…

Pumpkin Spice Maca Latte

Maca powder is an amazing alternative to coffee. Maca gives you energy by supporting your adrenal glands, and it’s caffeine free. So it doesn’t give you the spike and crash that coffee would give. It’s also amazing for hormonal health! Ingredients: 1.5 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk 1.5 tsp maca powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp…