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

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

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

Homemade Chocolate

On many an evening, while sitting on my couch craving something sweet, this recipe has saved me. It is so, so so easy…and equally delicious. All you need is cocoa or cacao powder, coconut oil and a liquid sweetener (preferably maple … Continued

Lemony Roasted Potato and Avocado Salad

Avocados are nature’s butter, minus the saturated fat and cholesterol. They can immediately take a dish from ‘good’ to ‘amazing‘. That’s the story with this salad. These Greek-inspired potatoes are my absolute favourite, but paired with extra-large cubes of ripe avocado, … Continued

Blue Coconut Ice Cream

A few weeks ago I walked into The Juicery Co. for lunch and walked out with a bottle of E3Live’s Blue Majik. This sparkly blue powder is an extract of spirulina, a heavy-duty superfood said to relieve physical discomfort. The adult … Continued

“What The Health” Premiere in Vancouver

  The next Mindful Movie Night is a very special one…so special, that we’ve rented out the 150-seater Cinematheque Theatre and are offering two showtimes.“What The Health” is a life-changing, eye-opening documentary. The first thing I thought after watching it was, “Everyone needs to … Continued

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