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sunshine smoothie

sunshine smoothie

Beat the rainy weather with a bright smoothie, packed with mango, orange, banana, and a hint of fresh ginger! This smoothie is super easy to whip up in the mornings, with very few ingredients required. Make sure your bananas are ripe (with some brown spots) […]

banana nut muffins

banana nut muffins

I think banana/walnut is my favourite baking combination, it just never fails! (unless you’re allergic to nuts I suppose…)  These muffins are great for a snack or breakfast, and are rich and filling with oatmeal and walnuts. With this recipe I finally managed to make […]

beet raspberry smoothie

beet raspberry smoothie

A smoothie with a super energizing taste and colour; nothing like a bright pink smoothie to start your day off right.  Raw beets, cranberries, and raspberries give this smoothie its vivid colour. The addition of beets give a slightly earthy taste, with a sweet citrus […]

savoury miso mushroom oatmeal

savoury miso mushroom oatmeal

Here’s a delicious option if you are craving a hearty, savoury breakfast (or dinner).  Miso, sesame oil, and mushrooms make this bowl rich and creamy. I’m not a huge fan of eating sweets in the morning, I would choose a bagel over a donut anyday.  […]

chocolate breakfast shake

chocolate breakfast shake

There aren’t many options for a vegan when the craving for a milkshake hits, especially CHOCOLATE.  This is my attempt to even the playing field with a rich shake that makes for a simple breakfast. The flax seeds, cashews, and peanut butter in this shake […]

zucchini loaf

zucchini loaf

This zucchini loaf is just the thing to kick off the springtime!  We guarantee that this bread will be a hit, you may not want to share it (although you would be super cool if you did). If you’ve never tried cooking with “flax eggs” […]

banana walnut scones

banana walnut scones

Enjoy these fluffy morsels of gluten-free goodness, sweetened with bananas and maple syrup, with a bit of walnut crunch. A great treat for a lazy weekend morning, imagine chowing down on some warm scones right out of the oven! Sounds pretty awesome to me!  These […]

raspberry goji oatmeal

raspberry goji oatmeal

This wonderful bowl features two kinds of berries: fresh raspberries and dried goji berries. Both are packed with antioxidants and help to spice up this bowl of oatmeal! When you grow up in British Columbia (especially Abbotsford), you spend your summers eating berries. A lot […]

tofu scramble

tofu scramble

Get ready for your new favourite breakfast: this quick and delicious tofu scramble.  This meal is a perfect way to get some protein in, without any of the cholesterol of a traditional scramble.  Fluffy, light and buttery, this dish will make you see tofu in […]

banana almond oatmeal

banana almond oatmeal

Rich creamy oats pair perfectly with banana and cinnamon, try this out for a simple weekday breakfast. When it comes to breakfast in our household, I am one of the most predictable people.  Once I find something that is quick and easy (and tasty of […]

chia pudding parfait

chia pudding parfait

Everyone loves parfait! Right?  Whip up this pudding overnight for a simple and delicious breakfast or dessert. If you haven’t tried chia seeds before, this recipe is an easy way to test them out.  These little seeds soak up whatever liquid they are placed in, […]

cappuccino muffin

cappuccino muffin

Simple and rich muffins that come together in 30 minutes or less.  Although the title of this recipe makes it sound like these muffins will have a super-strong coffee taste, it is more of an undertone to the dark chocolate. This recipe calls for unsweetened […]

spinach banana smoothie

spinach banana smoothie

Here is a classic recipe that has become a staple breakfast in our house, the standard green smoothie.  Don’t be scared of the dark green colour! The addition of plenty of fruit, berries, and cashews gives this smoothie a sweet and creamy taste. This smoothie […]

lemon poppyseed muffin

lemon poppyseed muffin

Chris is a big fan of any dessert containing lemon, so when I made these for the first time they were an instant hit.  They smelled so great while baking that we practically inhaled them the minute they came out of the oven.  Needless to […]

chocolate orange muffin

chocolate orange muffin

I think we all find a way to convince ourselves that muffins are healthy and definitely not the same as cupcakes.  Maybe because there’s no icing?  On the plus side, the chocolate in these muffins is dark chocolate, which is definitely healthy right?  In fact, […]