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Sweet Potato Fries are a gals best friend! It’s about time this recipe was posted – a true original gem. I have had a love affair with sweet potatoes ever since yam fries became a thing in restaurants. Shortly after that, I fell in love with baking my own sweet potato fries. I love that […]

How to Make Sweet Potato Fries

How to Make Sweet Potato Fries

I love a good warm latte, especially during the winter months here in Canada. This Chaga Chai latte is seriously next level. I love the earthy taste of chaga and how nicely it pairs with spices like cinnamon and cardamom to make this drink extra special. I love a good coffee chai latte (“dirty chai”) […]

Chaga Chai Latte

Chaga Chai

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

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

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 to keep you satiated through snack times. They also make […]

Lemon Coconut Energy (Snow)Balls

Lemon Coconut Energy Snowballs

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 combat flu and cold viruses. I am seriously in love […]

“Feel Better” Immunity Tea

"Feel Better" Immunity Tea

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

Who’s ready to meal prep? Let’s get real: I’ve had my ups and downs with salad. These are the problems I used to run into: they get soggy over time I combine weird ingredients the dressing is bland  they aren’t satisfying I used to eat a salad and then 2 minutes later reach for a […]

How to Meal Prep Salad

How to Meal Prep Salad

Fall is here! It took me a while to get used to the thought of giving up sunshine swims and flowery dresses, but I’m officially excited for Fall. I’m excited about layers, knitted scarves, hot chocolate, pumpkin pie, colourful leaves and doing puzzles (our newest addiction). Let’s get cheesy This Vegan Butternut Squash Mac N’ […]

Vegan Butternut Squash Mac N’ Cheese

Vegan Butternut Squash Mac N' Cheese