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

Creamsicle Nice Cream

Creamsicle has got to be one of my favourite flavours of all time…maybe because it’s so nostalgic. That smooth, creamy orange flavour takes me right back to the summers of childhood, eating popsicles at my Granny’s house. Here’s a healthier … Continued

Healthy Root Beer Floats

Do root beer floats remind anyone else of their Granny? Mine used to make them on repeat in the summertime. One spoonful of that creamy root beer and I’m taken back to her place… This new spin on Root Beer … Continued

Berry Tart with Coconut Whip (Vegan + GF)

With a fridge full of local blueberries, tayberries, raspberries and cherries, I sat on my couch surrounded by a few of my favourite cookbooks (Minimalist Baker, Raw. Vegan. Not Gross., My New Roots, Rawsome Vegan Baking) trying to decide what … Continued

Lemon Curd Poppyseed Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

While browsing Jillian Harris’ Pinterest food board, a particular picture halted my scrolling. It was a container full of what looked like soft butter…but it was ice cream! Lemon Curd Ice Cream to be exact. I melted at the sight … Continued

Nut Butter Fudge

Hello, fudge foodporn! This nut butter fudge — rich with healthy fats — is one of the delicious, creative snack ideas that holistic nutritionist Carley Mendes shared with participants of Tight Club’s Tight Life program as part of her nutrition guide. I … Continued

Vegan Pavlova with Berries and Chocolate

Of all the amazing vegan desserts out there, this chickpea ‘aquafaba’ meringue has got to be one of the most impressive — partially due to its main ingredient. You might not believe it until you make it yourself, but the liquid found in a … Continued

The Best Black Bean Brownies

Fraiche Nutrition’s Coconut Black Bean Brownies recipe is my favourite brownie recipe. They are beyond moist (containing zero flour), lightly sweetened and ultra-chocolatey. To make them vegan, you can use chia or flax egg instead of egg. I used chia (2 tbsp ground … Continued

Strawberry Lavender Ice Cream

I’m not impressed with my inability to resist buying strawberries this early in the season. It’s only March!!! For some reason I’m finding them especially tempting this year and I just can’t stop dreaming about ways to use them. Like this … Continued