Nutritious Nursing Snacks

One of the main tips I’ve been given as a soon-to-be-mom is to stock up on breastfeeding snacks. Nursing requires a lot of calories and hunger can strike fast and hard. In an effort to battle the hanger, I’m stocking … Continued

Meatless Monday Makes Moves in Vancouver

Thanks to the efforts of celebrities like Paul McCartney and Oprah, you’ve likely heard the term “Meatless Monday”. This international movement with the simple message of “once a week, cut the meat” has spread to over 30 countries and has … Continued

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