Spreads and Sauces

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Spreads and Sauces

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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 The Pure Life, I wanted to share with you one […]

Creamy Hemp Basil Sauce for Glowing Skin

Creamy Hemp Basil Sauce

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 as a sandwich spread. It is packed with healthy fats from […]

Party-Pleasing Olive + Sundried Tomato Tapenade

Party-Pleasing Olive + Sundried Tomato Tapenade

Only 1 more month left of summer until we all go back to school/normal life/rain. Do you see the tears falling down onto my keyboard? I really like to be prepared for the upcoming winter months and wanted to give you guys this recipe before the rain hits because it is the perfect comfort meal! […]

Comforting Spaghetti Bolognese (Vegan & GF)

Spaghetti Bolognese

Zucchini Noodles are such a delicious and healthy option! Although I really do love my pasta, zucchini noodles are definitely up there. They are a great low-carb alternative to pasta and really are so delicious with this spinach pesto, or even tomato sauce or tahini. I have always had trouble eating zucchini raw, but somehow when they are […]

Zucchini Noodles with Spinach Pesto

zucchini noodles with spinach pesto

One part of switching to a more plant-based diet over the years has been discovering and experimenting with how to turn my favourite old treats into healthier, nutrient-dense and even more delicious versions! I sort of fell in love with it straight from the get-go, creating chocolate zucchini milkshakes, raw vegan cheesecakes, chocolate coconut bliss balls, […]

Healthy Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

healthy chocolate hazelnut spread

Sometimes life gets so busy that all you really want is hummus. Hummus is the go-to anytime, anywhere food. Everyone loves hummus and it’s suitable to just about anyones diet (score!). You can bring hummus on picnics or to a potluck, you can serve hummus as an appetizer, a side dish or bring it to […]

Creamy Tahini Hummus

My very first attempt at Veggie Fritters were a total success. Chickpea based, they are an excellent source of protein! I highly recommend making the hummus to go with these, it will make them extra delicious. The fritters taste really good as leftovers, too! Nom away friends as I take you to Veggie Fritter heaven. […]

Chickpea, Carrot and Zucchini Fritters with Creamy Hummus

 This recipe is so natural and delicious that you will want to make it just to make your kitchen smell fabulous! Sweet aromas from the tomatoes and spices will bring any pasta dish to life. Try it warm on zucchini noodles or as a cold spread on cucumber slices.

Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce