Nut Cheese Platter

A night of good television (debate!!!) requires equally good viewing snacks. Here are the details of tonight’s 100% plant-based cheese platter, built with Blue Heron Creamery nut cheese. Clock-wise from top left: BC hazelnuts Gone Crackers (Olive Oil & Cracked Pepper) Young … Continued

Blueberry Cheesecake (Vegan)

If there’s one vegan dish that doesn’t require a single ounce of compromising, it might be nut-based cheesecake. It’s got all the fat and flavour of traditional cheesecakes, minus all the negatives that go hand-in-hand with dairy. I love this recipe in particular so so … Continued

Healthier Cream Soda Floats with Pink Vanilla Ice Cream

Since discovering Zevia, a stevia-extract-sweetened, zero-calorie soda, I’ve been all about floats. You know the cavity-inducing ice cream drinks our grandmas used to sneak us when the parents were gone? I love them!! In June, I posted this video of a ‘healthier’ root beer … Continued

Ridiculously Moist Triple Chocolate Banana Bread

Gotta love Instagram’s explore page. Thanks to its recommendations, I recently stumbled upon @dearkitchen, a soon-to-be mom, dog mom to two and plant-based recipe developer. Hello, kindred spirit! Her photography and recipes are so beautiful and tempting. I couldn’t resist making … Continued

Where To Find Vegan Candy in Vancouver

If you’re off animal products, this means many of the candies you may be used to eating are now on your no-no list. Surprised? I was too! Conventional candies are made with gelatin, which comes from the skin, bones and … Continued

Healthy Banana Nut Smoothie

Smoothies: thanks to nutritious protein powders like Vega One™ they’re the easiest way to ingest greens on a daily basis without washing, chopping or preparing vegetables. They’re also one of the most foolproof ways to hide nutrients (such as spirulina, chlorella, chia seeds, hemp … Continued