Snacks

5 Minute Fully Loaded Greens Picnic Sandwich

This. Lunch. Tho. Carbs ✓ Greens ✓ All the pesto ✓✓✓✓✓ Sandwiches are the ultimate picnic / beach food – they are so easy to transport, completely customizable – perfect picnic fare as far as I’m concerned. Less time in the kitchen and more time exploring & soaking up the summertime […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Smoothie

The beginning of spring is marked not only by profoundly beautiful cherry blossoms, but by rhubarb season as well. It’s known by gardeners and farmers alike to be one of the earliest indications that spring has officially arrived. Growing up, I generally enjoyed this veggie sweetened – in pie or crubble […]

Cherry Maca Smoothie

Spring is here – the cherry blossoms are out, covering the streets with delicate, bright petals and softening the air with their delicious floral freshness. This marks my first spring season in Vancouver and I am completely enamoured with all the blooms and lushness surrounding me.  It’s time to shake off the […]

Cranberry Almond Bars

One of my favorite things about these bars is people are always SO impressed when they try them. It is such a simple snack – taking only 15 minutes and a handful of ingredients – but there is something about homemade granola bars that undoubtedly gets people excited. Perfectly sweet […]

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

I’ve been inside hiding from the stormy skies all weekend. The rain has a way of penetrating all my layers and chilling me to my core, so I’d rather hibernate – melt into the couch with a comfy sweater and a good book to avoid all of the cold. Nothing really […]

Cherry Chocolate Fudge Bars

Truthfully, I’m not really on board with the whole idea of Valentine’s day,  the expectations to impress and the pressure to buy as an expression of your feelings. It really just takes the focus away from what it is supposed to be all about – LOVE. Love of all kinds […]

Banana Berry Muffins

Say hello to the only muffin recipe you’ll ever need! These lovelies are vegan & dairy free and can be made gluten-free by swapping the whole grain flour for others like coconut, oat or almond flours. Delicious & tender, with bursts of sweetness from the berries, these muffins never last long […]

Maple Cinnamon Almond Butter

Three ingredients and you have this simple, yet so so satisfying homemade nut butter. It is perfect to add to morning oats, as a treat on top of your fave dessert or, if you’re like me, by the spoonful straight from the jar. You can swap the almonds for pecans, hazelnuts […]

New year, new BLOG!!

Whether or not you’re the resolution type, the new year marks a fresh start. With the season crisp and full of possibility, checking in to heart, mind & body & setting intentions is helpful no matter what path you’re on, old or new. For me, this is the year of […]

Berry Protein Smoothie

Life happens fast & sometimes eating and meal planning can take a back seat. Whether I am buried in school work, on the road, or on a bender at work, a healthful meal always helps me find balance in the chaos of day to day life.  This smoothie demands very […]