Category: All Recipes

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta (Vegan & GF)

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta (Vegan & GF)

This creamy pumpkin pasta is next level… It is the creamiest pasta I have ever made – made with blended cashews, lots of spices and a not-so-secret ingredient…pumpkin! Pasta is a common easy dinner in our house, it’s something that I’ve been making for years […]

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 […]

Golden Lentil & Lemon Soup

Golden Lentil & Lemon Soup

Mmm, there is nothing cosier than a bowl of soup on a cold winter night! Especially when it’s homemade and packed with delicious warming flavours. This yellow lentil and lemon soup is: easy to make makes the perfect lunch or dinner and packs great as […]

Gingerbread Sweet Potato Muffins

Gingerbread Sweet Potato Muffins

It’s almost December, which means gingerbread houses and hot peppermint cocoa every day, and I couldn’t be happier. I wanted to create a muffin recipe that was easy to whip up, chewy and protein-packed for snacking. I loved using a gluten-free brown rice flour instead of […]

Chocolate Banana Snickerdoodle Swirl Loaf

Chocolate Banana Snickerdoodle Swirl Loaf

I love Wintertime because it gives me an excuse to stay indoors and bake all day! I just love it. These snickerdoodle loaves came as an inspiration from a few old favourites of mine: my grandma’s chocolate vanilla marble cake and snickerdoodle muffins. I switched […]

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 […]