Drinks

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

Elderflower Cordial Popsicles with Lemon and Mint [Vegan, GF]

The culinary delights of summer are countless and it can be hard to keep up with all the seasonal arrivals. I’ve been finding elderflowers at our local farmers market, the flower of the elderberry which is the dark purple late summer berries that are used […]

Chaga Benefits and Chaga Turmeric Golden Milk Latte

Chaga Benefits and Chaga Turmeric Golden Milk Latte

We are blessed here in Canada to have wild Chaga mushrooms growing on our own birch tree, offering us wild medicine chaga benefits from mother nature herself. Chaga tea offers a slight vanilla flavour which tastes great on its own, and also makes a great […]

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

So Simple Pumpkin Spiced Coffee

It’s hard to not get caught up in all the pumpkin spiced hype. Coffee shops have been on the band-wagon even before the leaves started to turn. Now that October is here, I think it is fair to start filling the kitchen with pumpkin spiced […]

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

Hemp Milk Recipe – A Better Alternative

If you haven’t already heard, the new Canadian Food Guide draft is out and it’s down one food group – dairy. With more and more people becoming environmentally conscious, dairy has taken a back seat. There is a growing number of milk alternatives available – […]

Simple Turmeric Ginger Latte

Simple Turmeric Ginger Latte

Is turmeric the superfood of 2016? Will we see it come and go with the likes of Goji Berries and Agave Syrup? I sure hope not. Turmeric has been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years and has been renowned for its anti-inflammatory […]

Masala Chai Recipe. From India, With Love.

Masala Chai Recipe. From India, With Love.

Chai Cha Chai Chai Cha Cha Chai!! Dreaming of the sights, smells and tastes of India. Such a colourful country, ready to tantalize all the senses. Right now, for me its the rich aroma of cinnamon, the indulgence of creamy dairy mixed with black tea, […]

Healing Breakfast Smoothie with Berries, Banana and Cacao

Healing Breakfast Smoothie with Berries, Banana and Cacao

I love Victoria and its bountifulness of amazing eateries. I am continuously inspired by all the fresh, local, healthy fare that is waiting for you around every corner. This weekend a friend took me to an unassuming spot for lunch; a health food store with […]

A Zingy Green Summer Juice

A Zingy Green Summer Juice

Once you go green, you’ll never go back. My previous method of juicing included taking anything and everything and pressing it down my juicer. It was a gamble when it came to taste, but I was experimenting. I’m content now knowing that I prefer not […]

Breakfast Popsicle With Honey Banana and Oats

Breakfast Popsicle With Honey Banana and Oats

Ok last popsicle recipe I promise. This is what I get for buying yoghurt by the litre… popsicles falling out of my freezer door as you can see from Zesty Honey Iced Tea Popsicles with Ginger and Mango Honey Lassi Popsicle With Ginger And Chia […]

Zesty Honey Iced Tea Popsicles with Ginger

Zesty Honey Iced Tea Popsicles with Ginger

Alright, so I’ve gone popsicle mad. Last week was Mango Honey Lassi Popsicle with Ginger and Chia Seeds.I can’t stop myself from dreaming about yummy popsicle recipes when I should be doing something more productive like reading/studying/cleaning. So refreshing and sinless. The perfect combination.

Mango Honey Lassi Popsicle With Ginger And Chia Seeds

Mango Honey Lassi Popsicle With Ginger And Chia Seeds

So turns out the city of Victoria, Canada is sunny. Very sunny! Three weeks in a row of crazy beach worthy days which last until 10pm. I definitely wasn’t prepared for this and my soup recipes have taken a back seat.

What You Want To Know About Tea & A Fairtrade Berry Cucumber Iced Tea Recipe

What You Want To Know About Tea & A Fairtrade Berry Cucumber Iced Tea Recipe

It’s spring time in Victoria and beautiful sunny afternoons are spent on the patio with friends and a nice cold drink in hand. My new housemate Sage came up with the delicious concoction one afternoon and I thought it would be great to share. This […]