Author: The Pure Life

Carrot Ginger Juice (Without a Juicer)

Carrot Ginger Juice (Without a Juicer)

Have you ever wanted to try making your own juice but find yourself without a juicer? This happened to me recently. I was stuck with a big bag of organic carrots, loads of ginger and fresh lemons, with no juicer in sight and a strong […]

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread

This Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread is the perfect mid-morning snack! All of the ingredients are super nutritious and totally affordable, too! I like to use oat flour as a base of most of my baking because it’s so easy to find and keep on hand, all […]

Zucchini Noodles with Spinach Pesto

Zucchini Noodles with Spinach Pesto

Zucchini Noodles are such a delicious and healthy option! Although I really do love my pasta, zucchini noodles are definitely up there. They are a great low-carb alternative to pasta and really are so delicious with this spinach pesto, or even tomato sauce or tahini. I have […]

Spiced Yellow Lentil Dal

Spiced Yellow Lentil Dal

Curry is so comforting, it’s one of my favourite dinners – I make it at least once a week! One of my favourites is with yellow lentils. I love to make purreed soups with red or green lentils, but keeping the yellow lentils whole is […]

Tropical Green Smoothie

Tropical Green Smoothie

This smoothie is such a great breakfast staple! I have it almost every morning. If I don’t have frozen or fresh pineapple in my kitchen, then I often use mango or frozen berries instead, but this is definitely my favourite option. This smoothie is packed […]

Easiest Breakfast Porridge

Easiest Breakfast Porridge

I really love porridge! It’s such a classic hearty, warming breakfast. I am actually really surprised at how many people want to try porridge, but don’t really know where to start. Sure, they know its made with oats and water? milk? but what else? Plus, […]

Healthy Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

Healthy Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

One part of switching to a more plant-based diet over the years has been discovering and experimenting with how to turn my favourite old treats into healthier, nutrient-dense and even more delicious versions! I sort of fell in love with it straight from the get-go, […]

Mango Lassi Smoothie Bowl

Mango Lassi Smoothie Bowl

I couldn’t be more excited to share this recipe with you guys – it is such a nice morning treat and something totally different from my usual green smoothie or porridge for breakfast. The cardamom makes it extra special, and the turmeric really makes the […]

Homemade Coconut Milk

Homemade Coconut Milk

As I’ve mentioned (many times), I’m sort of obsessed with coconut. I love it so much, and I eat it daily. I love coconut milk, coconut shreds, coconut oil and butter. You can read more benefits of coconut in this post, if you are interested! […]

Strawberries & Cream Breakfast Parfaits

Strawberries & Cream Breakfast Parfaits

It has been a crazy week for me! I have been getting back into a fitness routine, going to the gym every evening with my roommate and I feel so much better. I have also fallen in love with spinning – any spinners out there? […]