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Pancakes just got a makeover. This savoury chickpea zucchini pancake is the next best thing since sliced bread, for real. I love making this pancake for lunch, stuffed with my favourite toppings like avocado and fresh greens. Chickpea flour is packed with plant-based protein and fibre and will keep you satiated and energized for the […]

Savoury Chickpea Zucchini Pancake

chickpea pancake

This grain-free wok-fried Asian style veggie dish is such a comforting meal! I love mixing up my meals and eating a variety of vegetables throughout the week, which makes this stir-fry super special because it features some super healthy veggies: carrots are great for supporting the immune system and are a total #beautyfood cabbage is […]

Wok-Fried Asian Style Veggies

Wok-Fried Asian Style Veggies

This broth is the most comforting and grounding meal ever! It’s also healing for the gut and will help heal the digestive tract. Try incorporating this soup into days when you need a digestive break – turmeric and ginger help to reduce inflammation in the body and miso paste is a great source of probiotics […]

Healing Lemon Turmeric Broth

Healing Lemon Turmeric Broth

A fun take on the classic pad thai. This one is refined sugar free, packed with delicious vegetables and a creamy almond butter dressing.

Almond Coconut Pad Thai

Almond Coconut Pad Thai

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 help to make your skin GLOW! Most of these ingredients can […]

Miso Edamame Power Bowl

miso edamame power bowl

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 and years just because it’s so simple to throw together […]

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta (Vegan & GF)

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

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 at Wanderlust festival this summer in Whistler, BC. We ate […]

Rainbow Collard Wraps with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Rainbow Collard Wraps with Lemon Tahini Dressing

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 leftovers packed with protein and fibre-rich lentils  cooked with warming […]

Golden Lentil & Lemon Soup

Golden Lentil & Lemon Soup

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 is nothing better than cheesy white sauce pasta, am I […]

Creamy Cauliflower Alfredo

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving to all of my Canadian friends!  Don’t be mistaken, this lentil walnut loaf is so good that you will want to eat it through the entire fall and winter months. I was a big fan of meatloaf back in the day, and being on a plant-based diet made it near impossible to satisfy that […]

Lentil Walnut Loaf with BBQ Balsamic Glaze

Lentil Walnut Loaf with BBQ Balsamic Glaze and Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts