Category: Quick & Easy

Spirulina Energy Bites

Spirulina Energy Bites

These protein-packed bites are packed with so much goodness to make you feel amazing throughout the day! They make the perfect pre or post-workout snack and are great to stash in your purse on busy days. Spirulina contains high amounts of phytonutrients which help fight […]

Chlorella Detox Smoothie

Chlorella Detox Smoothie

First thing’s first: you don’t need a smoothie to detox your way out of the holidays and into the new year. You can, however, use this smoothie to help your body eliminate toxins, pesticides, excess hormones etc. for a more vibrant, glowing and energetic you!  Now onto the goodness […]

Miso Edamame Power Bowl

Miso Edamame Power Bowl

This bowl will give you a big boost of energy!  Packed with fibre-rich quinoa and protein-rich edamame beans, this bowl will leave you feeling satiated and full of energy for a big day ahead. Both fibre and protein help to cut sugar cravings and will […]

Zesty Tahini Dill Dressing

Zesty Tahini Dill Dressing

To have a good salad, you need a good dressing. I am a big advocate for delicious salad dressings. This zesty tahini dill dressing is no exception, it’s jam-packed with delicious zesty flavours and nutrients. What’s up with dill? Dill is a herb that I […]

Lemon Coconut Energy (Snow)Balls

Lemon Coconut Energy (Snow)Balls

What’s more festive than a plate of lemon coconut energy (snow)balls? Not much!  These snowballs are the perfect snack for holiday parties, to keep in your purse during long work days or to grab in between meals. They are packed with healthy fats and protein […]

Rainbow Collard Wraps with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Rainbow Collard Wraps with Lemon Tahini Sauce

The most delicious (and nutritious!) recipe to come to The Pure Life blog this year.  I fell in love with collard wraps at a local raw vegan eatery here in Vancouver. The obsession became even more real when Ali and I spent a weekend up […]

The Benefits of Matcha & My Caffeine Journey

The Benefits of Matcha & My Caffeine Journey

I used to be addicted to coffee. I’ve been there, and I know exactly what it’s like to wake up and reach for a coffee first thing in the morning to get my day started. I hadn’t touched coffee until the day I started my […]

“Feel Better” Immunity Tea

“Feel Better” Immunity Tea

This tea will make you want to curl up on the sofa with a good book and a blanket, it’s just that good. This immunity tea is my saviour during the colder winter months and it’s something I’ve been drinking for years now to help […]

Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce

Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce

Let me tell you, I’ve become kind of a pro at hiding vegetables in food. This hidden veggie pasta sauce is perfect for picky eaters, children and those days where you just don’t feel like eating vegetables! I’ve been meaning to share this recipe for […]

Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

Cashew Creamy Goodness… Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo I used to live off alfredo pasta as a child. It was my go-to comfort food on rainy nights. Crack open a jar of cheesy alfredo and mix it with some pasta and frozen peas. Ahhhh, sometimes there really […]