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

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

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

How To Make Challah In A Bag

The other night will browsing Facebook, this video stopped my scrolling finger in its tracks. Due to its mesmerizing nature, I couldn’t help but watch it several times. I wasn’t planning on making bread that night, but it looked too easy. And … Continued

Heirloom Tomato Pizza (Vegan)

Heirloom tomatoes. They are so pricey, but so worth it, right? My favourite place to buy them is Klippers Organic’s stall at the Vancouver Farmers Markets. I could stand at there forever, oogling the rainbow of colours and taking my sweet time … Continued

Vegan Cheese Fries

When I try to imagine the most sinful and delicious dish in the world, cheese fries is one of the creations that comes to mind. Greasy potatoes loaded with cheese, mayo and other indulgent toppings…it rarely gets crazier than this. But, if you’re like … Continued

Vegan Blueberry Crumble Bars

I’m all about naturally sweetened, nutritious desserts. But sometimes, the sugary, white, totally-sinful kinds are simply necessary. Enter Blueberry Crumble Bars… You could make these with a gluten-free flour mix in place of flour…and you could reduce the sugar (and maybe use coconut … Continued

Watermelon Mint Water

Last night, we treated ourselves to a rare spa visit. I can’t say I’m a ‘spa kinda girl’ (darn impatience), but when I got there, I vowed to make it a more regular thing. While enjoying a pedicure (which is more … Continued

Vegan Buffalo Chicken Caesar Wraps

Let me start by saying I’m not a big connoisseur of fake meat products. But, when you’re craving a vegan buffalo chicken caesar wrap, meatless chicken strips do come in handy… I’m not just talking any craving, though. I’m talking a … Continued