Raw “Icy Squares”

Overview Remember those ultra sweet n' creamy Icy Squares you used to eat? Well, these are a knock off. The biggest difference, they're made from all natural ingredients and taste even better!  Ingredients 1.5 c cocoa butter 1.5 c virgin coconut oil  6 Tbsp cocoa powder 5 Tbsp raw honey  1 Tbsp pure vanilla 1/4 tsp sea salt 2 - 4 Tbsp bee pollen Bee pollen is ...

Black+Green Olive Tapenade

Overview I took this little dish on a weekend camping getaway and it was devoured. Rich in flavour, high in omegas, and great for dipping all those summertime veggies.   Ingredients 1 cup kalamata olives, pitted 1 cup small green French olives, pitted 1/4 cup sun-dried Tomatoes , drained 3 Tbsp capers 1-2 garlic cloves 1 anchovy fillet, optional  1/2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves 1/2 ...

Great Green Gift Ideas

I love the idea of gifting non-material things. There are so many great ideas out there - here's just a few of them.   DONATE Choose a non-profit foundation and  have a donation put in their name.  For the Animal Lover:  SPCA For the "Green" Girl / Guy:  Greenpeace For the Mother-Theresa-Type:  Food Bank     I OWE U Giving your spouse, best friend, niece, nephew ...

Cocoa, Avocado + Pistachio Sqaures

Overview I love treats. Coming from a sugar addicted past, I get a lot of satisfaction from sweet things made with real ingredients.  These squares are made mostly from avocados, which means they've got a lot of goodness going on. Avocados are packed full of soluble fibre, which is known as a pre-biotic due to it's ability to ...

Salted Caramel + Coconut Balls

Overview With Halloween just around the corner, I like having a few healthy treats kicking around the kitchen. They make a great option for when I'm craving something sweet. These little raw treats taste just like caramel and freeze like a dream.  Ingredients 2 c. walnuts 2 c. raw almonds 1/3 c. pure maple syrup 10 Medjool dates, pits removed 2 Tbsp unsweetened, shredded ...

A Look Inside My Tea Cupboard

Herbal teas are an exceptional way to consume a wide range of plant-based vitamins, minerals, chlorophyll, and so much more. The simple ritual of boiling water, selecting the herbs, and steeping, is such a nice way to start, (or end!) the day.  Note - Pregnant, and breast feeding women please consult with your doctor, and/or midwife  before using medicinal ...