Creamy Vegan Pasta Salad

This creamy vegan pasta salad is one of my go to recipes!! I make it all the time, especially for when I need to feed numerous people. It’s amazing for picnics, potlucks, and family gatherings. It’s also a fantastic option for meal prep and back to school. This recipe makes a very large portion, so…

Vegan Pesto Pasta

This summer I’ve made a ton of pesto with fresh basil from my garden. I love being able to walk just a few steps into my yard and have a bounty of food available! As summer comes to a close it’s time to harvest the rest of our summer produce and use up all of…

Vegan Peach Blueberry Crisp

Summer is slowly and steadily winding down. While others are preparing for the hustle and bustle of September, I’m squeezing out ever last drop of summer. That also means taking advantage of delicious seasonal stone fruits. The season for plums, peaches, and nectarines is just way too short! If you’re in the mood for a…

Matcha Chia Pudding

I’ve been on such a matcha kick lately. I actually enjoy matcha better cold than warm, and I’ve been loving iced matchas this summer, and treats like this Matcha Chia Pudding! Layers of delicious matcha cashew pudding and classic vanilla chia pudding with any toppings you like make for a delicious and healthy snack, dessert,…

Maca For Hormones

Maca is a supplement that is popular for balancing hormones and increasing energy, along with many other wonderful benefits. There are a lot of supplement fads and gimmicks out there are that are based off of little research, with the main intention of making money. I love maca for personal use and for my clients,…

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…

Peanut Tofu Salad with Mango Dressing

This Peanut Tofu Salad with Mango Dressing is a fantastic summer recipe, bursting with Asian inspired flavours and fresh summer produce. The baked peanut tofu is soft and tender, which contrasts perfectly with crisp raw veggies and delicate carrot and cucumber ribbons.I wanted to create an amazing oil-free salad dressing that would be great on…

Life Changing Oil Free Vegan Mayonnaise

Introducing, Life Changing Oil Free Vegan Mayonnaise. For a long time I’ve been craving a tomato mayo sandwich which was a childhood staple for me. Personally, I don’t like store bought vegan mayo because I haven’t found one that doesn’t have tons of refined oils and unhealthy ingredients. Also, the taste just never lived up…

Maple Miso Stir Fry

Maple Miso Stir Fry Making “takeout” foods in the comfort of my own home is one of my favourite ways to cook. I love making Asian inspired takeout dishes because it tastes better and is also way healthier. There’s no need for MSG and other artificial ingredients when you use whole fresh herbs, spices, and…

My Best Period Tips For An Easy Period!

My Best Period Tips Every woman could use some helpful period tips. Let’s face it, your period might not ever be effortless, but it can certainly be much easier than you think! Why suffer from painful, debilitating periods when you can take matters into your own hands to improve your experience? I personally enjoy knowing…

Preventing Iron Deficiency In Vegetarians And Vegans

Iron is a nutrient that many people are misinformed of. There are many misconceptions about the best sources for iron, and how to address iron deficiency. Iron is incredibly important when it comes to women’s health, as women are most susceptible to become deficient or suffer from anemia. This mineral is found in every cell…

Coconut Rawnola

Rawnola is a raw version of granola that has very simple ingredients and can me made in a food processor in under 5 minutes. It is very versatile and can be added to smoothie bowls, eaten with milk and fruit, topped onto desserts, and more! My recipe includes buckwheat groats. This is not always a…

The Importance Of Daily Vitamin D

  Vitamin D is an absolutely critical nutrient for everybody. Whether you live in the tropics or the great white north, it’s important to observe if you are getting enough Vitamin D on a daily basis. Vitamin D as a nutrient can positively affect many health issues and it is one of the vitamins that…

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

This Chocolate Mousse is the REAL DEAL. Once again aquafaba works it’s magic and creates a chocolate mousse with real bubbles! Enjoy this easy to make recipe! Makes 2 large or 4 small servings Ingredients: 1 cup dark chocolate (minimum 70% cocoa) 3/4 cup aquafaba (the water from a chickpea can, you’ll need about 2…

Hearty Kale Salad With Sweet Potatoes & Chickpeas

Ingredients: Salad 2 cups sweet potato, diced into small chunks 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 large head of black kale (or other type of kale) 1 15oz can chickpeas 1 cup cucumber, sliced into small pieces 1 large avocado, diced into small chunks 1/2 cup sunflower seeds Dressing 1 cup cashews 3/4 cup…

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…

Chia Parfait

This Chia Parfait is a healthy alternative to traditional parfaits filled with dairy, sugar, and gluten! Ingredients: 1 14oz can full fat coconut milk 1 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup chia seeds Serve with granola, fresh berries, etc…   Directions: In a medium bowl, whisk together the coconut milk, maple syrup,…

Easy Granola (Gluten Free + Vegan)

This is a basic, super quick granola recipe. You can add any flavours you like to make it your own! Ingredients: 2 cups rolled oats (certified gluten free if needed) 1 1/2 cups mixed nuts/seeds, roughly chopped into small pieces (I used hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, and hemp seeds) 1/2 cup shredded coconut 2 tsp cinnamon…