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If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know I’m a sucker for my morning green smoothie. I love breaking the fast with a nourishing, light and easily digested meal to start my day. Add a Greens Powder My favourite way to get in some extra greens is by adding in a scoop of Botanica Greens […]

3 Ways to Take Your Morning Smoothie to the Next Level

3 Ways to Take Your Smoothie to the Next Level

This Blueberry Cacao Smoothie Bowl is a personal favourite of mine because it includes three of my favourite foods that I couldn’t possibly live without: blueberries, coconut and chocolate. I love this smoothie bowl because it’s deliciously sweet and super satisfying. The blueberries are packed with antioxidants to help fight free radicals, promoting glowing skin. […]

Blueberry Cacao Smoothie Bowl

Blueberry Cacao Smoothie Bowl

After many requests for sharing my experience with maca, I wanted to bring you all a post all about one of my favourite adaptogens! What is maca powder? Maca (Peruvian ginseng) is a root, similar to ginger in appearance. It’s considered a root vegetable and a medicinal herb. What are the benefits of maca powder? […]

What is Maca Powder?


You know those recipes that make you dance around your kitchen while you make them? This was one of those recipes for me.  It’s Fall. I have fully embraced the colder weather, adaptogenic latte, pumpkin pie, snuggle-up-by-the-fire life. It’s a good life, my friends. And with this new obsession with Fall came a ton of […]

Pumpkin Spice Glazed Donut Holes

Pumpkin Spice Donut Holes

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

You will never believe that these raw vegan caramel slices are healthy! Packed with juicy medjool dates, nuts and raw chocolate, these slices make for the best after dinner snack. They are naturally vegan and gluten-free, so you can share them with all of your friends (or not, that’s cool too). You may have seen me post about these goodies […]

Raw Vegan Salted Caramel Slices

Raw Vegan Salted Caramel Slices

Ever wondered what a nutritionist eats in a day? Lately many of you have been asking what I eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner. To give you an idea of what I eat during the day, although every day is different, here are some examples to inspire you! What a Holistic Nutritionist Eats in a […]

What a Holistic Nutritionist Eats in a Day

What a Nutritionist Eats in a Day

As we enter 2017, I want to dedicate some time to talk about New Years resolutions. I think setting goals to better yourself, your health and your lifestyle are important, no matter how big or small. This is a recipe for success and inspires us to always do better, while keeping in mind that we […]

5 New Years Resolutions You Can Actually Keep This Year

Tips for Glowing Skin

The holidays are such a beautiful and festive time, but let’s face it, we all feel a little hungover and sluggish this time of year. For me, the holidays usually mean eating too much food, drinking, napping, cuddling, sleeping, snacking, cooking, baking, taking the occasional snowy walk, and more eating. I want to show you […]

How to Beat the Holiday Bloat

Supplements for Digestion

  This Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie will satisfy all of your peanut butter needs. Gulp this down with a friend, or two, and enjoy every creamy, delicious sip! I used cashew milk in this recipe which is my new favourite dairy-free milk – it’s rich and creamy and subtle tasting. I can’t wait to try […]

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Smoothie