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Does chocolate cause acne? Does chocolate make acne worse? Let’s talk about how to choose an acne-safe chocolate bar that will actually benefit your skin!

Does Chocolate Cause Acne? + Acne-Safe Chocolate Tips


Chewy and healthier tahini chocolate chip cookies made to support healthy skin!

Chewy Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan, GF, RSF)

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Try this epic vegan banana bread with delicious chocolatey goodness and wholesome ingredients. So delicious!!

Recipe: Classic Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Bread


Who doesn’t love chocolate, am I right? Are you ready to try a chocolate zucchini smoothie? This hormone-balancing chocolate zucchini smoothie is tasty, satisfying and mega healthy. The chocolate flavour of this smoothie can hide a ton of veggies like zucchini, avocado, spinach, etc. etc. This smoothie is the perfect balance of healthy fats, fibre-rich […]

Recipe: Hormone-Balancing Chocolate Zucchini Smoothie Bowl


This chocolate cherry shake will have you feeling all kinds of summery. The best part about this shake is the coconut whip on top, so I’ve included the instructions for how to make coconut whipped cream below! This post is sponsored by BC Tree Fruits and I have been compensated monetarily for this partnership. It […]

Recipe: Chocolate Cherry Shake & How to Make Coconut Whipped Cream


Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups. Remember the sugary classics we used to indulge in binge eat on Halloween? Yup, they were my favourite. Unfortunately, they don’t make us feel so good, and also have zero benefits for our body. The good news? I’ve got you covered. These taste just as good – wait, no – better than the […]

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

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

It’s been a little slow over here on the blog, busy with life and birthday celebrations (I just turned 23!) and hosting workshops, but I want to share this highly requested recipe with all of you lovely people! I made these cookies for my friends, and they are definitely worth sharing. It’s so easy to […]

Classic Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

You guys are going to fall head-over-heels for these. They are so incredibly chocolatey, gooey and caramely. I love snacking on these in the afternoons at work, when I’m craving a little chocolate. They are the perfect little energy pick-me-up! I also love making these with almond butter or cashew butter, too. If you’re looking for […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

seductive chocolate peanut butter bites