A Vegan Thanksgiving Feast at “The Acorn”

The Acorn Restaurant is giving thanks this year by taking dinner reservations of all party sizes on Sunday, October 8th and Monday the 9th for a Thanksgiving feast. In addition to their newly launched a-la-carte autumn menu, the Acorn is offering the … Continued

Food Focused Fall Getaway to The West Kootenays

I’m a food-focused traveller. Over the past twelve months, trips to Melbourne, Stockholm and Copenhagen were planned after reading about the amazing local cuisine. I loved all of these cities—each with unique neighbourhoods, a progressive food scene, friendly locals and best of all, the ability to … Continued

Everyday Green Smoothie with Oat Milk

Wahoo, there’s a new oat milk on shelves in Canada!!!! Canadian company SoFresh has just launched Oat Unsweetened Original and Oat Unsweetened Vanilla. These are the first refrigerated oat beverages in our country, developed by the Earth’s Own team in … Continued

Black Bean Brownie Ice Cream

Ice cream. It’s all about the chunks! Sometimes I’ll choose a particular flavour just for its chunks. And then when I dive in I’ll eat around the ice cream to get to said glorious chunks. Since I’m so crazy about chunky, textured ice cream … Continued

Buffalo Cauliflower Wing Pizza

I’m sure I’m not alone when I say my favourite pizza in town is the Stranger Wings from Virtuous Pie. With its spicy chunks of cauliflower, house made cashew mozzarella and creamy blue cheese sauce, it is absolutely irresistible!! I’m so … Continued

Heartbeets Run Club

Get it? Heartbeets? We’re the Vancouver run club powered by plants! We love running on the seawall and in the forest, four-legged friends are always welcome and we loooove sipping on green smoothies and chatting about everything plant-based as a group post-run. All … 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