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5-Minute Antioxidant Oats

Today is Dec.7th, the second day of Nikolaus here in Germany. The Christmas markets are buzzing and filled with cheerful (mostly drunk) people, smells of marzipan and cinnamon and tons of Gl├╝hwein. I fall in love with Christmas a little more every year, and moving away from home has made […]

Favourite Foods: Dates

First of all, please excuse my not-so-modelesque hands. I love my hands. I have always had short nails, cuts, bruises, scars and bumps. This reminds me that I am constantly doing things, touching things and creating things. It shows that I am a true cook, scrubbing vegetables, kneeding dough, washing dishes […]

November Round-Up

November Round-Up: My 8 Favourite Things   1. The Skimm newsletter – http://www.theskimm.com/ The Skimm is a short, interesting summary of the news sent to you via email. I honestly look forward to my Skimm email every single day. I feel up-to-date on current news and it is written in a […]

Chocolate Coconut Bliss Balls (Vegan & GF)

Bliss Balls were one of the first vegan desserts I came to know and love. Ever since I discovered that dates and nuts could be combined to create such beautiful little things, I was hooked. I experimented with every flavour I could think of. I blended in all of my […]

Cranberry Coconut (Christmas) Granola

My past two weeks in Berlin have been crazy. I have been meeting awesome people, eating delicious food, working hard and speed-walking around town like there’s no tomorrow. A fellow blogger and friend, Kaimo from Travel Maker Kai, suggested that I start using my blog as a place to write […]

Simple Green Juice Recipe

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 […]

Lemon Tofu, Feta & Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Lemon Tofu, Feta & Avocado Lettuce Wraps

  This past year, I had the chance to work with the incredible wedding photographer Christine from Christine Pienaar Photography. Christine has some serious talent, especially for her age. She produces stunning, refreshing photographs; it’s no wonder why I wanted to take some photos with her! We both love food & […]

The Best Green Smoothie + A Workout Routine

When I first discovered green smoothies, I was extremely experimental. I would throw in anything and everything from limes and lemons to zucchini and swiss chard. I learned quickly how to make the green colour stay and how to balance out the bitterness of kale with fruits. I used to […]

Double Fudge Sweet Potato Brownies

Double Fudge Sweet Potato Brownies

Having a bad day? Have a brownie Having a good day? Have a brownie Time of the month? You should probably have a brownie… These brownies are actually the answer to all of your problems. Plus, they’re so rich and filling that you’ll probably only want one! That way, they […]

Vegan Carrot & Ginger Soup

Finally, a food processor!!! I can not express the joy I had when my blender/food processor combo arrived. These are the secret joys of foodies; we go crazy over local farmers markets, Whole Foods and kitchen appliances. I am overwhelmed with happiness because I am currently enjoying 2/3 of these […]