Toasted Coconut and Chia Overnight Oats

Breakfast is by far my favourite meal of the day. Every morning I make sure to set aside enough time to eat my breakfast and enjoy a sip of coffee.  I find that breakfast sets the tone for the rest of my day.  If I can enjoy it without being rushed, and eat a yummy […]

Lavender Rose Petal Chocolate

Vegan Lavender Rose Petal Chocolate Serves 5-6 Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 30 minutes Total time 40 minutes Dietary Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian Meal type Dessert, Snack Misc Freezable This chocolate resembles a truffle texture, as it melts in your mouth. This dessert is gluten free, refined sugar-free, and vegan. Ingredients Note A couple of months ago, […]

Zesty Shrimp Buddha Bowl

I am a firm believer that eating healthy doesn’t have to include boring, bland food. I am all about enjoying tasty food while nourishing your body. This Buddha bowl is the furthest thing from boring. With it’s zesty almond lime vinaigrette, and crunchy texture from the cabbage and coconut shavings, this is my go-to lunch. […]

Zesty Rustic Salad

Zesty Rustic Salad – Dressing Ingredients Directions Step 1 Blend together. You can adjust the salt to your tasting. Zesty Rustic Salad Ingredients Directions Step 1 Chop up the asparagus, thaw the frozen peas if you didn’t get fresh peas, grill or pan fry the broccoli rabe with a little olive oil just util you […]

Rhubarb “crumble” with whipped coconut cream

My mouth is watering just writing this post! This is a guilt-free, EXTREMELY tasty, addicting rhubarb crumble. It’s the kind of dessert that you make when your lactose, sugar-loving uncle tries, and then you laugh when you tricked him into eating a “healthy” dessert. It is easy to make, and your tummy won’t hate you […]

Grab N’ Go Energy Balls

As a lover of all things sweet, I am always on the hunt for a healthy sweet alternative.  I came across this recipe when my mother-in-law made me an energy bar.  They tasted delicious (tasty enough for my husband to enjoy), and didn’t leave me feeling guilty and bloated. I stole the recipe, made a […]

Explore Portland

I live for road trips and adventure. Maybe it’s the Vancouver girl in me- being raised beside the mountains and the ocean, I always feel like adventure is calling my name. When I was in University, my summers were filled with road trips. I think my parents thought I was crazy, because I always had […]