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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

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

This is my absolute favourite, easy, no-fail homemade almond milk recipe. And I am so excited to be sharing it with you all today. Making your own almond milk is simple, requires little ingredients and is more affordable than buying store-bought milk.  Almonds are a great, creamy alternative to cow’s milk. I recommend almond milk […]

How to Make Easy Homemade Almond Milk

2 Easy Dairy-Free Almond Mylk Recipes - THE PURE LIFE

This Low-Sugar Everyday Smoothie is just that: it’s: low in sugar – perfect for anyone trying to reduce their sugar intake, including natural fruit sugars for personal or health reasons a smoothie you can drink every day for awesome health benefits super anti-inflammatory, immune supporting + boosting, alkalizing, nutrient-dense contains healthy fats to promote good hormone health […]

Low-Sugar Everyday Smoothie

Low-Sugar Everyday Smoothie

Today is a special day – Monday – so I’ve decided to share not one, but two delicious recipes with you today! We made these Chocolate Chia Pudding Cups at our workshop this weekend. They have been a staple for me since I started on my healthy eating journey, so of course I had to share them […]

Chocolate Chia Pudding Cups

Chocolate Chia Pudding Cups

Today I want to highlight a lovely lady named Rachelle. I had the pleasure of meeting Rachelle last month, where she taught me proper knife skills, how to make a killer vegan meatloaf and a healthier version of my favourite snack as a kid, Twix bars. Rachelle owns Beyond Nourished, a company that not only helps […]

Rachelle from Beyond Nourished Shares Her Super Seed Crackers Recipe

Super Seed Crackers

Making friends with salad, I must admit, has been really really hard. Growing up despising most vegetables, including leafy greens, you can’t blame me. It was a struggle at first, but I have finally fallen in love with salad. What I’ve learned: the simpler, the better. This salad is honestly everything. It is a big staple for […]

The Best LunchBox Salad (On a Student Budget!)


  Roasting vegetables has become a bi-weekly routine for me over the past few years and I just can’t get enough of it! Roasted potato wedges are a huge comfort food for me and I love adding them to any salad bowl or simply dipping them in ketchup. I love how versatile they are too, because […]

Roasted Potato Wedges

roasted potatoes

A simple, classic chia pudding for breakfast or a snack! Loaded with healthy fats, this omega-3 rich recipe will help to reduce inflammation in the body, supporting flawless skin, strong hair and balanced hormones. Add in any flavour you like, but my favourite is a handful of berries! 3 tbsp chia seeds 1 cup unsweetened […]

Recipe: Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding


This Simple Green Juice Recipe is the original no-nonsense, delicious and cleansing juice it was born to be. It contains very simple ingredients; just apples, cucumber, kale, lemon, and ginger. These ingredients are often accessible year-round, especially where I come from (Vancouver), so it should be easy to pick them up at your local farmer’s […]

Simple Green Juice Recipe