RAW CHOCOLATE CHAI TEA

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Have you gotten into the Christmas spirit yet? I have yet to start decorating my house, which always makes it feel real to me. There is something so magical about this time of year, especially when the weather is cold and snowy and you can curl up on your couch with a soft blanket and a…

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Raw Persimmon Parfait

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Have you ever tried this exotic fruit? There are two main types of persimmons, the Fuyu and Hachiya. While most recipes will specify which to use, it’s good to have a basic understanding of the difference. Fuyus are squatty, round and crisp and can be eaten like an apple or pear. Hachiyas, on the other…

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Lime Cashew Cookies

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                     Lime Cashew Cookies makes 8 large cookies 1 cup dates, pitted 1/4 cup  raw almonds 1/4 cup raw cashews 2 teaspoons lime juice zest of one organic lime 1/4 cup crushed cashews or hemp seeds Combine the first five ingredients in your food processor. Using…

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Juice Pulp Carrot Cake Balls

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If you juice regularly, you’ve probably wondered what to do with leftover fruit and vegetable pulp. I feel incredibly guilty for throwing away the leftover pulp ;(  So first rule: never throw the pulp away! Composting is a great way to utilize it, but all that fruit and veggie goodness is an easy way to…

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Healthy Yogi Cookies

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The Yogi Cookie is my favourite post workout snack . This healthy cookie is packed with wholesome ingredients to help your body recover and give you “superpowers” :).  These cookies make a great after-yoga snack full of things to give you that additional boost of energy you may need. They also make a nice, healthy dessert when…

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Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies, GF

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Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies These cookies are high protein, low sugar, vegan, and naturally gluten-free. Plus with no grainy gluten-free flours, these cookies stay moist and gooey in the centre for days. I use roasted almond butter which gave the cookies nice nutty flavour. For the ground flax, I grind my own in my…

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Raw Pumpkin Pie Bites

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I’m sure you’re wondering if these truly taste like pumpkin pie? Yes, absolutely. But you can enjoy them without any guilt 🙂 They’re pretty awesome, actually. Give them a try…… 1 cup of raw cashews 1 cup oats 1/4 cup medjool dates 1/4 pumpkin, puree (you can used canned) 2 TB extra virgin coconut oil…

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“Impression” Cookies

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Adapted from Whole Foods Market What better way to leave a good “impression” with friends and family than sharing some vegan thumbprint cookies?  The cookie part of these are not overly sweet; the idea when eating them is to get a little  jam filling with each bite, which makes them taste sweeter 🙂 1 cup…

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Sweet Popeye Truffles

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 These Sweet Popeye Truffles are simple, sweet, and perfect fuel before and after workouts. Try packing them for a healthy snack in your kid’s lunch box 🙂 1 cup raw almonds 1 1/2 cup oats 3 ripe bananas 2 cups fresh spinach 3 TBS cocoa powder 2 serving of your favorite protein powder (we used Vega Sport Performance Chocolate)…

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Energy Cookies

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You can probably tell from my recipes that I ♥ SWEETS. I love everything about them – preparing them, the aroma of baking a cake or muffins in the oven, and of course eating and sharing them. With all that LOVE I also understand the danger of excessive eating. Sweets should be treated as a treat. I do not…

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