Category: Spreads and Sauces

Healthy Chia Seed Jam

Healthy Chia Seed Jam

Did someone say chia? This Healthy Chia Seed Jam is the easiest homemade jam recipe you’ll ever need! It’s packed with goodness and is especially delicious when made with local in-season berries. Berries pack a ton of antioxidants to help with skin damage, chia seeds […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Beetroot & Chickpea Hummus

Beetroot & Chickpea Hummus

I am so excited to share with you this delicious, beautiful pink Beetroot & Chickpea Hummus recipe.  Ah, hummus. You do not know hummus I love you.  For real though, hummus is the best. You can pair it with literally anything – snack plate, eat […]

Glowing Turmeric Elixir Paste

Glowing Turmeric Elixir Paste

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about superfoods, it’s that turmeric trumps them all. Turmeric is pure magic. This beautiful root is packed with so much goodness that it is basically magic. Paired with spicy ginger and cayenne pepper, lemon and fresh orange juice and […]

Creamy Hemp Basil Sauce for Glowing Skin

Creamy Hemp Basil Sauce for Glowing Skin

I present to you: a creamy, nutrient-packed sauce. Made with fresh basil, hemp seeds, olive oil and lots of garlic.  Creamy Hemp Basil Sauce Not only is this sauce insanely delicious, but it’s also mega nourishing for your skin. To celebrate beauty food month at […]

Party-Pleasing Olive + Sundried Tomato Tapenade

Party-Pleasing Olive + Sundried Tomato Tapenade

This Olive + Sundried Tomato Tapenade is the best appetizer for your dinner party or to keep in the fridge for snacking on with flax seed crackers + fresh veggies. This recipe is full of beautifully rich flavours, pairs perfectly with crackers, pasta, veggies or […]