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I have recently become a little bit of a protein bar addict. I have absolutely no idea where this craving came from, but I just find them so convenient to snack on! I have decided to take on a mission to make my own protein bars. I love making my Chocolate Coconut Bliss Balls and homemade […]

Toasted Coconut Hemp Bars

Toasted Coconut & Hemp bars

Being raised as a part-time hippie and forest adventurer, I have always had a love for escaping the city for a few days to hike in the mountains or camp along a lake. We have had some incredible adventures over the years, and the majority of our adventures include good, delicious comfort food. A big […]

How to Eat Healthy While Camping

How to Eat Healthy While Camping

I had the pleasure of meeting with Kai and Lissi from Instagram this year and we decided to head over to MeeT on Main, a vegetarian/mostly vegan casual restaurant on Main street. Despite it’s name, MeeT actually serves delicious meat-less food that any veggie or non-veggie will love. Think drool-worthy veggie burgers, warming bowls and the […]

Comfort Vegan Food: MeeT on Main

This month I was lucky enough to host a plant-based brunch at The Juicery Co! It was filled with delicious homemade food, good chats with cool people and cold-pressed juice. Thank you so much to everyone who came out for the brunch, it was great to see such an awesome community so passionate about health, […]

Plant-Based Brunch at The Juicery Co!

I’m so excited to be sharing more guest posts and recipes on the blog, I love getting ideas and inspiration from so many other bloggers and foodies, so I think this would be a really nice touch to The Pure Life! Today I have asked Emily from Wholesome Slice to share her delicious recipe for an […]

Guest Recipe: Easy Veggie “Burger” with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

So you want to transition to a plant based diet…but you don’t really know where to start!? I’ve been getting asked this question quite a lot lately, and so I decided it would be a good idea to write a little post! Transitioning into a plant-heavy or plant-based vegan diet can be really tricky, overwhelming […]

How to Transition to a Plant Based Diet

These 5 Healthy Habits have helped me build such an amazing lifestyle and I really want to share them you guys today! I really believe that using simple building blocks like these ones will allow you to create a healthy body, mindset & relationship with others. Listen to yourself and your body to make your […]

5 Healthy Habits to Live By

Festival season for us Canadians is soon approaching, with the first in the lineup, Sasquatch, kicking off in Oregon this weekend. I had a friend come up with the brilliant idea to share some of my favourite foods to bring to a festival! I notice that many people get a little stuck when it comes […]

How to Grocery Shop for a Music Festival


I have always been a little nervous to tackle my own loaf of banana bread because my grandmother bakes the best banana bread, EVER. But I had a bunch of ripe bananas in my kitchen, and enough frozen bananas to make me enough smoothies to last a lifetime (not that I could ever have too […]

Sugar-Free Banana Loaf

sugar-free banana loaf

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 (tons and tons of dishes). […]

Favourite Foods: Dates