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

Mint Basil Guacamole

Is guacamole the most popular / easy-to-make appetizer ever? I think so! It’s hard to mess up because avocado is so gosh darn delicious on its own. On Super Bowl Sunday, why don’t you mix it up with some new flavours? This twist … Continued

Almond Cream

A recent visit to Melbourne’s beloved Monk Bodhi Dharma inspired me to try making ‘almond cream’ at home. Their lattes were so unbelievably creamy, I couldn’t resist asking for their secret. A barista revealed that their house-made almond milk was made … Continued

Chocolate Coconut Cups

Chocolate filled ‘cups’, of any kind, are a favourite dessert snack around my house. I’ve made Chocolate Almond Butter Cups, Tahini Mocha Cups, Avocado Cream Cups and now Chocolate Coconut Cups. These might be my new favourite! It doesn’t get much better than rich, … Continued

The Perfect Avocado Toast

Over the past year or two, avocado toast has become so popular, it’s now a mainstay on most modern cafe and restaurant menus. This quick and easy breakfast or snack isn’t just a favourite because it’s so delicious though…it does … Continued

Avocado Flatbread Appetizer

The avocado is one of those crowd-pleasing ingredients. Who doesn’t love avocado? Answer: no one I am aware of! When choosing an appetizer to make this holiday season, consider this avocado flatbread. It’s the perfect party dish for several reasons. First, it’s … Continued

Avocado Roll Sushi Cake

When I’m out for sushi, the one thing I order every single time is avocado maki…usually two rolls. They are so rich and creamy with their slightly chilled, ripe avocado center. Dipped in soy sauce, they are my idea of heaven. This recipe … Continued

Pecan Pie Granola Bars

Vega’s Recipe Centre has been one of my go-to sites for plant-based recipes for a while now. They’ve got entrees, snacks, desserts, smoothies, you name. It’s their blog where I discovered my favourite recipe for Cauliflower Buffalo Wings, Monkey Bread and soooo many … Continued