Buddha Dressing

If you ask anyone who’s eaten lunch around me this past year, they will tell you I have this dressing on my salads at least 4 days a week. It’s the perfect combination of savoury flavours and works well with all sorts of salad fixings. It literally takes 13 seconds to put together (I timed…

10 Tips to Eat Right in the Backcountry

One of the FAQ’s that I’m often asked is what I eat when I back country camp. Well, a lot of the food I eat depends on three things: Will it fuel me? Can I cook it out of 1 pot? and is it light? Most people think it’s hard enough to cook a meal…

Omega-licious Granola

This yummy mix of goodness is loaded with omega-rich ingredients! I also like to call this my “low-‘nola” because it’s low on the sugar side. Instead of using regular oil or butter, I’ve chosen to use coconut oil instead. After a few trials, I’ve come to realize the coconut oil actually makes it more crunchy…

Carrot, Beet, Ginger Soup

What you Need Makes ~5 Cups  Carrots | 2 Cups Chopped (Approx. 3 medium sized carrots) Beet | 1 Peeled and Diced Onion | 1 Roughly Diced

Cashew, Cranberry, Hemp Heart Bars

Song in Headphones: Genghis Khan (I took dance breaks while writing this) If you find you’re in a rush some mornings, grab one of these on the way to work/school with an apple — you’re set till lunch! I sometimes eat one before a run to keep me going, and they are especially great for hiking….

Potato, Leek & Sage Soup

Song in Headphones: Such Great Heights It’s the of start soup season in Vancouver. With all these rainy weekends, what’s better than making a good ol’soup?! The other day I was at the grocery store and walked past the produce section. It was there I noticed the “glorious” Leeks. All these years, I never thought to add them…

Chia Seed Berry Pudding

It’s safe to say I’ve hopped on the “chia seed pudding” bandwagon. I’ve been quickly preparing this mixture these past two nights. It’s great. This concoction is so simple to make it’s ridiculous. By morning, It turns into this completely different medley of ingredients — and tastes even better. For this recipe I used a mixture…

Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

Two delicious things in California that are always the freshest: Grapefruits and Avocados. Yesterday, I was lucky enough to actually pick grapefruit off the tree. Up in Canada we call it “grocery shopping.” Something about harvesting food by hand I simply love. It’s one of the reasons I’ve decided to start-up a garden this Spring!

Golden Turmeric Tea

The use of this beautiful yellow spice dates back as far as 3000 years. Originated from India and Asia, turmeric has been known to reduce all sorts of problems our body’s may experience. After numerous hours of reading, I’ve come to know this spice has been known to treat liver problems, gastrointestinal issues, inflammation such as arthritis,…

Vegan PSL

Here in Vancouver, fall is in the air. It’s official. Leaves are changing colours, mornings let off that pink haze, you pile on those chunky sweaters, and of course — indulge yourself in those beautiful Pumpkin Spice Latte’s whenever you get the chance. Being a favoured season of mine, I can’t not go without one of these…