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Berry Cauliflower and Greens Smoothie Bowl Without Banana [Vegan]

Berry Cauliflower and Greens Smoothie Bowl Without Banana [Vegan]

Why banana-free? Many of us are becoming more and more conscious about eating locally and sustainably. Alongside coffee, chocolate, and olive oil, another consumable that we often forfeit our food miles for is the good-ol banana. For us who live in North America, bananas will […]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

Raw Vegan Date Chocolate Bar with Hemp [GF]

With Valentines Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of a little special something for that special person. If you’re on the Hershey and Nestle-boycott bandwagon you might be shopping in the Fair Trade chocolate aisle this Valentines Day. By blending Fair Trade […]

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Vegan Hemp and Sunflower Seed Pâté

Hemp hearts are a food that comes up daily in my practice. I recommend it to many of my clients as a great plant-based complete protein that offers a wide nutrient profile including omega-3 fatty acids, magnesium and zinc. Generally my focus is on breakfast, […]

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 High Calcium Citrus and Fig Energy Balls

Simple High Calcium Citrus and Fig Energy Balls

As myself and those around me are nearing the intimidating age of 30, a lot of things are spinning through our heads. Babies. Careers. Wrinkles. And as if that wasn’t enough, we women have to seriously think about our long-term health goals. Do I want […]

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

Kale Salad with Beet Apple and Dill

As the years go by, I can start to appreciate the presence of fruit in salads. Where the sight of strawberries in a salad used to make my stomach churn, I can now appreciate the surprise burst of sweetness from a blueberry or the tartness […]

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Raw Chocolate Brownie with Caramel Icing [Vegan, GF]

Tomorrow is Valentine’s day and being the responsible Dietitian that I am, I am sharing my favourite ultra healthy raw chocolate brownie. If you’re looking for a non-Cadbury chocolaty treat for your special someone, I encourage you to give this recipe a try. Even the […]

Have a Heart: Ethical Raw Chocolate Brownie Recipe for Valentines

Have a Heart: Ethical Raw Chocolate Brownie Recipe for Valentines

Maybe Valentines day is a lot-a-bit commercialised, but that doesn’t have to take away from the beautiful jesters lovers do for one another on this special day. From romantic picnics to candle-lite dinners for two. However you decide to spend this Valentines day there is […]

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 […]

Raw Nori Stix Recipe – Is A Raw Food Diet For You?

Raw Nori Stix Recipe – Is A Raw Food Diet For You?

Today is International Raw Food Day! With raw food cafes and restaurants popping up everywhere, it is safe to say that this emerging trend is taking off. Raw foodies claim that a raw food diet can increase energy levels with the promise of long-lasting health. […]

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

Raw Fruit Tart With Cashew Cream and Seasonal Fruit

My first experience with raw desserts was magical. A friend had attended a raw food cooking class and offered to (not) bake me a cheesecake. I must admit I was skeptical, how could a cheesecake recipe that consisted of mainly nuts, seeds and dried fruit […]