Category: Quick & Easy

Berry Coconut Smoothie

Berry Coconut Smoothie

This Berry Coconut Smoothie is the best treat! I love alternating my smoothies between green and berry smoothies to keep things fun and versatile. This smoothie is great for reducing inflammation in the body, so it makes for a perfect post-workout snack. You are going […]

Almond Coconut Pad Thai

Almond Coconut Pad Thai

Almond Coconut Pad Thai This Almond Coconut Pad Thai is packed with beauty foods, protein and veggies to make you feel amazing! I love making this Pad Thai recipe because it takes 15 minutes to whip up, which means it can be a great weekday […]

Sweet Potato Curry

Sweet Potato Curry

I have a soft spot for Indian food. I love the warming spices, the freshly baked naan bread and vegetable-based curries. And samosas, my favourite! In celebration of my love for Indian food, I am sharing one of my favourite basic, easy-to-make recipes – Sweet […]

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 […]