How to Press Tofu + Why You Should

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First, let’s talk about tofu. Tofu derives from fresh soya milk, where it is curdled, pressed and compacted into a solid white block. It is a great source of essential amino acids, calcium, iron and many other micro-nutrients.   Tofu is an amazing food in terms of nutritional value and health benefits. It is thought to help with: Heart Disease. This is…

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Trust me, once you start making your own almond milk, you will never go back to buying it.

4 Ingredient Vanilla Maca Almond Milk

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As most of you know, I am a huge fan of making my own foods. If I can buy it packaged at the grocery store, you bet I am going to try and create my own recipe!  So, when I saw the ingredients in the almond milk I was buying at the store, I knew I needed to create a…

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5 Ingredient Vegan Maca Almond Bites (1 Bowl!)

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I have been searching for the perfect sugar-free and easy-to-make bites recipe. I wanted something to eat after a meal or as a snack that tastes delicious and has great ingredients! So, I created the recipe for Maca Almond Bites, filled with whole ingredients and an adaptogen.   This recipe is the perfect combination of nutty flavour and sweetness, but…

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7 Essential Items for Your Gym Bag

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  What’s in my Gym Bag?  When I go to the gym, I need to be prepared.  If not, I become stressed and it takes a toll on my workout.   For the past few years, working out has been part of my everyday routine. Whether it’s lifting at the gym, going to a yoga class or heading outside for…

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Homemade Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

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If you are searching for an easy, tasty and healthier treat, look no further. These no-bake Peanut Butter Cups are it. The light and moist peanut butter center is enveloped with homemade chocolate that has zero added sugar. Basically, these cups are the bomb.   I seem to always crave chocolate after I eat a healthy meal (go figure right?).…

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Plant-Based Protein Guide for Meat Alternatives

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Today I am sharing a guide to plant-based protein.  Whether you’re vegan, trying to lighten your carbon footprint, or simply plan on participating in “Meatless Monday,” plant-based protein is a great alternative to animal products.   There are many ways to incorporate protein into your diet if you decide to refrain from animal products.  Since I am plant-centric and do…

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Berry and Banana Bliss Smoothie

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This is a great go-to smoothie recipe because these ingredients are probably in your fridge, freezer or pantry.   This smoothie is… Creamy Tasty & Super Healthy   Pour this smoothie into a bowl, and add your desired toppings.  I love adding my Easy 6 Ingredient Granola for an added crunch, and chia seeds for extra protein.  But, you can customize…

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The Best Roasted Chickpeas

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As many of you probably know by now, I am obsessed with roasted chickpeas. They add a great crunch to my salads or vegetable bowls, and they are a great source of plant-based protein.   For other plant-based protein options, see my guide here   This recipe has changed the way I make roasted chickpeas.   These roasted chickpeas are: Crunchy…

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Whole Grain and Legume Cooking Guide

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Whole grains and legumes are an essential component to any diet, but especially one centred around plants.  Carbohydrates are a necessary part of everyones diet, but they generally get a bad rap.  This is because people are eating the bad carbohydrates, which are the refined carbohydrates in sugary cereals, white bread, cookies and all the other junk food.  Eating these types…

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Easy 6 Ingredient Granola (Plant-Based, Vegan)

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I LOVE this granola. Not only is this recipe super simple and easy to make, but also it is very delicious.   My family tops their yogurt and smoothie bowls with this easy-to-make granola for an extra crunch. But there are many other ways that you can incorporate this granola into your meals, which is why I love this recipe…

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