Vegan Pumpkin Coconut Cake

Channeling my inner Rihanna and bringing yah that cake, cake, cake, cake. Vegan cake, cake, cake, cake. That’s right…Eggless, milkless, and as a bonus – glutenless! No bad foods allowed. A perfect Thanksgiving dessert for the upcoming long weekend! This cake takes minutes to put together, minutes to bake, and seconds to eat. It is…

Homemade Cashew Milk

The greatest of all the nut milks, don’t cha think?! Did you know that the majority of the world is lactose intolerant (around 65% of the population)? Doesn’t that seem strange to anyone else?! With all of the research around dairy products and their long-term effects, it has really put me off of drinking milk…

Vegan Chocolate Bars

My day goes like this: Wake up, coffee, work, breakfast, chocolate, dinner, chocolate, sleep, repeat. There isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t consume dark chocolate. Don’t judge me. Typically, I just snap off a few squares of dark chocolate and have that as an after-dinner snack, but sometimes, I like to switch…

Vegan Blueberry Pomegranate Tart

Hello pretty peeps! Today I bring to you a vegan tart that looks like dessert, tastes like dessert, but doesn’t have a dang bad thing in it. You could eat it for breakfast and you would radiate health. I’m the type of cook who discovers an ingredient and becomes obsessed with it for weeks at…

How to Create the Perfect Smoothie Bowl

Hi, my name is Kelly and I’m addicted to smoothie bowls. There’s just something about a creamy, texture-perfect bowl in the morning. It’s art, really. Do you follow any of the most popular smoothie bowl accounts on Instagram? Their dreamy posts showing the blending, spooning and topping of amazingly colourful, smooth and creamy bowls. This…

Crockpot Ginger and Turmeric Immune-Boosting Soup

Soup. Soupa-doop. Soupa-doopa-doopa-doop. Grab your salt ‘n pepa (get it?!) and let’s finish off this last month of winter with some cozy, comforting, cold-fighting soup! Nineteen. More. Days. Although I love living in a country that experiences four diverse seasons, winter is always way too long. And as a teacher, it’s hard NOT to pick…

Gooey Caramelized Banana Oatmeal

I heard you wanted to spice up your breakfast game?! Since I’m a people-pleaser, I bring to you – gooey caramel-covered warm banana slices atop creamy oatmeal made with cashew milk and topped with numerous complimentary little additions that will make you exuberant that you are moving on from your old breakfast routine and beginning…

Jewelled Brussel Sprout Kale Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

People say brussel sprouts are either a thing you love or hate. I call bologna. I say they are delicious and here is the proof: Jewelled Brussel Sprout Kale Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing. Prepare them properly and those haters ain’t gon be hatin’ no mo. Ahhh the brussel sprout. It looks like a mini…

Maple Chai Hasselback Pears with Candied Pecans and Coconut Whip Cream

OH. EM. GEE. Baked pears slathered in a warm maple chai sauce sprinkled with crispy, crunchy pecans and dolloped with coconut whip cream…Staaappp. This is a dessert that you can feel good about. It is paleo, vegan and gluten-free and therefore could just be replaced for tonight’s dinner and you are winning. To hasselback something…