Spreads and Sauces

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Spreads and Sauces

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This dairy-free pesto recipe will be your new fav staple! Affordable, delicious and super easy to make.

Recipe: Easy Dairy-Free Pesto


A simple homemade almond butter recipe full of Vitamin E and healthy fats.

Recipe: How to Make Homemade Almond Butter

How_To_Make_Homemade_Almond Butter

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 are great for reducing inflammation in the body, lemon juice […]

Healthy Chia Seed Jam

Chia Seed Jam

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 avoided for years unless it was served with a lemon […]

Zesty Tahini Dill Dressing

Tahini Dill Dressing

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

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 ages, as it’s been a recipe that has stuck with […]

Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce

Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce

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

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 with falafels, spread onto a veggie burger, mix into a […]

Beetroot & Chickpea Hummus

Beetroot & Chickpea Hummus

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 a drop of raw local honey, this Glowing Turmeric Elixir […]

Glowing Turmeric Elixir Paste

Turmeric Elixir Paste