Roen’s Birth Story

Dear Roen, You’re six months old! How did the time pass so quickly? Weren’t you just born? I think back to that October day with so much gratitude. It was an amazing day. So that we never forget, here’s the … Continued

Lemony Roasted Potato and Avocado Salad

Avocados are nature’s butter, minus the saturated fat and cholesterol. They can immediately take a dish from ‘good’ to ‘amazing‘. That’s the story with this salad. These Greek-inspired potatoes are my absolute favourite, but paired with extra-large cubes of ripe avocado, … Continued

Heartbeets Run Club

Get it? Heartbeets? We’re the Vancouver run club powered by plants! More about us… We love running on the seawall and in forests, four-legged friends are always welcome and we loooove sipping on green smoothies as a group post-run. More info … Continued

Blue Coconut Ice Cream

A few weeks ago I walked into The Juicery Co. for lunch and walked out with a bottle of E3Live’s Blue Majik. This sparkly blue powder is an extract of spirulina, a heavy-duty superfood said to relieve physical discomfort. The adult … Continued

“What The Health” Premiere in Vancouver

  The next Mindful Movie Night is a very special one…so special, that we’ve rented out the 150-seater Cinematheque Theatre and are offering two showtimes.“What The Health” is a life-changing, eye-opening documentary. The first thing I thought after watching it was, “Everyone needs to … Continued

Mindful Book Club: What We’re Reading

During a trail run in the UBC Endowment Lands, my friend Genieve and I decided to start a book club…Mindful Book Club. The goal is to fill our brains with information that could help create positive change for our environment, health and animals. We’ve been inspired … Continued

Cashew Macadamia Nut Cheese

The other day while scrolling Instagram, I stumbled across a delicious looking macadamia nut cheese recipe from @datesandavocados. I’d never tried one of her recipes before, but this nut cheese just looked so good. I had to try it! Calling for … Continued

Wine: Not Always Just Grapes! 

How to Conscientiously Choose Delicious and Healthy, Vegan Wines by Nicole Campbell The world is increasingly conscientious of how and where food, clothes and other products are produced. This is a wonderful trend demonstrating consumer empowerment. Increasingly, we can make … Continued

Chocolate Mint Superfood Smoothie with Avocado

“Chocolate comes from cocoa, which is a tree. That makes it a plant. Chocolate is salad,” – unknown So true…right? This excellent quote applies well to this month’s avocado recipe because March is Dieticians of Canada’s Nutrition Month. And this Chocolate Mint Superfood Smoothie, … Continued

Peanut Butter Fudge Puffed Rice Bars

When it comes to dessert, I have pretty good self-control. I’m usually able to eat ‘one’, and leave it at that. Except when it comes to these bars. I’m pretty sure I’ve gained at least five pounds over the past two … Continued