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 or enjoying plant-based eats as a … Continued

Blueberry Couscous Bowl with Vegan Ricotta

Blueberries are nicknamed so appropriately: Nature’s Candy. They’re like little blue bursts of delicious, subtle sweetness. And it’s amazing that, nutritionally, they pack such a punch!! Of all the ‘super fruits’ out there, they boast one of the highest levels of … 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

Matcha Avocado Nice Cream

The first time I tried making ‘nice cream’ (ice cream made from frozen bananas), I couldn’t believe the texture. It was so similar to ice cream, but of course, it was healthy! You can seriously go to town on this nice cream … Continued

Whipped Avocado Toast

Avocado toast is a daily thing in our home. Lately, since I’ve been sleeping in a bit (baby Roen still feeds a few times during the night), my hubby Darren is the one who wakes up first, makes coffee and puts together … Continued

Loaded Chickpea Salad Sandwich

If you’ve made the switch to a vegan diet and find yourself missing tuna or egg salad sandwiches, I’d like you to meet the Chickpea Salad Sandwich. It proves that we only ever loved the tuna and egg versions for … Continued

Mindful Movie Night #17: Minimalism

The next Mindful Movie Night, featuring Minimalism, is queued up for Wednesday, May 24th at Chinatown’s Stretch Yoga. The Juice Truck and I are excited to co-host the event with Love It Or List It star Todd Talbot who has embarked on his own minimalist journey and … Continued

Great Granny’s Never-Fail Pancakes

My mom has always made the best blueberry pancakes. Growing up, I’d overdose on them nearly every weekend. If I had to give my childhood a flavour, it might be these pancakes. The original recipe is from my great granny Leila. She … Continued

Baked Avocado Fries

I remember the first time I saw avocado fries on a menu…I couldn’t believe my eyes. Avocado in fry form?! It sounded too good to be true!! Although, I couldn’t understand how they could possibly get crispy on the outside … Continued