ABC Summer Salad in a Jar with Lime Vinaigrette

ABC Summer Salad in a Jar With a Lime Vinaigrette

This ABC Summer Salad is so colourful and refreshing. Layers of Avocados, Apricots, Blueberries and Cucumbers are placed in a Mason jar, over a few spoonfuls of lime vinaigrette for a burst of flavour. The taste of the sweet fruits, crunchy seeds, tangy dressing and leafy greens just create the best combination in your mouth and… 

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Raspberry Lemonade with Coconut Water {Sugar-Free}

Refreshing Raspberry Lemonade {Sugar-Free}

Lemonade on a hot day is just so refreshing. It brings back childhood memories of summertime spent in the pool or at the summer camp. However, a tasty lemonade usually requires loads of sugar. When I was daydreaming about a cool lemonade, Chia fresca came to my mind. This delicious drink with coconut water and lime juice is… 

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Raw and Vegan Macademia Goat Cheese

Macadamia Goat Cheese {Vegan and Raw}

This raw and vegan nut cheese will easily be mistaken for its goat cheese cousin. The tangy taste and the smooth texture are so similar to real goat cheese, yet it is not so rich and heavy. This is a delicious dairy-free and raw cheese recipe that I adapted from the basic macadamia cheese recipe by the… 

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Green PB&J Smoothie Pack

Green PB&J Smoothie Pack

Do you love the comforting taste of peanut butter and jam (PB&J)? If so, you will love this green smoothie which incorporates peanut butter, bananas and strawberries, mixed with spinach, hemp seeds and green matcha tea powder for an amazingly delicious green smoothie. This recipe is for a smoothie pack that you can prepare ahead of… 

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Green Tea Ice Cream {Dairy-Free}

3-Ingredient Green Tea Ice Cream {Dairy-Free, no ice cream maker required}

A frozen treat is always so enjoyable in the summertime! Did you know that you could make your own homemade ice cream without using an ice cream maker? Yes, you can make your own dairy-free ice cream with your high speed blender. This green team ice cream is made with only 3 simple ingredients: coconut cream,… 

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Blueberry Field Smoothie Pack

Blueberry Fields Smoothie Pack

Smoothie packs are just so convenient! Last week, I shared my tips on how to prepare smoothie packs in 5 easy steps with a recipe for a Banana Cherry Pie Smoothie Pack. When I prepare smoothie packs, I love to make a few different smoothie recipes all at once so that I store a variety of smoothies in my… 

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NYIP Photography Project Unit 2 - Converging Lines

My NYIP Experience: The Complete Course in Professional Photography – Review of Unit 2

In April, I started doing the Complete Course in Professional Photography at the New York Institute of Photography. Last month, I shared my review of Unit 1 of the course and now that I just completed Unit 2, I am sharing my experience with you. It took me about 5 weeks to complete Unit 2 and my main takeaway… 

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Banana Cherry Pie Smoothie in a Pack

How to Prepare a Smoothie Pack in 5 Easy Steps – Banana Cherry Pie Smoothie Recipe

It is summertime and I love starting my day with a superfood smoothie. Since I am usually in a hurry in the morning and don’t always have time to chop fruits, veggies and take out my jars of superfoods or grains (chia seeds, oats, matcha tea, maca powder, etc), I started making my own frozen smoothie… 

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Hemp and Maple  Trail Mix {Nut-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Maple and Hemp Trail Mix {Nut-Free, Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Imagine crunchy clusters of sesame, sunflower, pumpkin and hemp seeds that are held together by sweet maple syrup, coconut oil and flavoured with hints of cinnamon and chocolate. Doesn’t that sound dreamy? And now imagine that you would add  cranberries, chocolate chips and dates to these crunchy maple and seed clusters. What you get is… 

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Chia and Date Banana Bread {Gluten-free, vegan}

Chia and Date Banana Bread {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

When I have lots of very ripe bananas, I usually freeze them to use them in smoothies and ice cream, but sometimes, to treat my husband, I use them to make delicious loaves of banana bread. When I was a child, I loved to experiment in the kitchen with my friends (this still applies today!). I… 

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Vege Pate or Vegetable Spread

Végé Pâté (or Vegetable Spread)

This is another delight that I remember making with my mom as a kid and continued to make through college, university and in my travels. With time, I have improved, perfected and shared this amazing recipe with many friends along the way. Today, I am sharing with you the gluten-free version that I created over… 

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