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Cannoli Confusion

You’d think given the amount of time I’ve spent in my apartment this week that I’d have everything in order.But I’m here due to a headcold induced hibernation. Instead of my usually focus on order and organization, my mushy mind has filled my world with fog. Somehow during my week of living under the stuffy-mind-cloud […]

gluten-freenut-freerawsugar-free Good and Green for St. Patrick’s Day

Dublin Double Double (green wrap)

gluten-freeraw Sweet Strawberry Thumbprints

Jam & Coconut Thumbprint Cookies

An autumn afternoon of apple adulation.

I’m a bit of an apple addict. I often imagine that first refreshing bite when I’m struggling to finish a long run. Craving the crisp texture and sweet flavour of an apple picked ripe from the tree can really hurry me home. I’m not a secret apple admirer, either. Last year my birthday card from […]


Testing recipes is taking over my life!br /br /Over the past couple of months I’ve shared many of the fantastic recipes I’ve tested for a href=””Manifest Vegan/a. I have just a couple more to try out this week and then Allyson will wrap up the whole process and finalize the recipes with her editor. It […]

Raw Vegan Ice Cream Sandwich Recipe Round-up!

Last night at midnight was the deadline to enter the Raw Ice Cream Sandwich Challenge. Nicole and I are now drooling over all the mouthwatering entries. You are a very creative bunch! This weekend, we will narrow down the entries to three finalists based on the judging criteria, recreate the recipes and host a tasting […]

gluten-freerawsugar-free Blueberry Cardamom Dream Cream Pops

Blueberry Dream Cream Pops

April’s Asparagus Adventures

Have you heard the adage K.I.S.S (Keep It Simple Silly)? Well, I’m now convinced that when it comes to asparagus, fashion, and home decor there is nothing better than simplicity. You see, April started out with lots of promise: I used the seasonal shift as a great excuse to clean out my closets and to […]

Ready to leap

The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. – M. Scott Peck […]

gluten-freesugar-free SOS: Three sweet ways to eat more beans

Blood Orange and Red Bean Ice Cream & Red Bean Jam Granola Bars


Sometimes creating amazing food requires a little faith. When I was at the 105degrees Academy I always had a chef available to confirm the perfect texture for coconut yogurt, cashew ice cream or eggplant bacon. There were many times when I would have pulled the plug on my food processor or shut-off the dehydrator when […]

Playing through Raw Food for Everyone by Alissa Cohen

Raw Food for Everyone

Appetite for Reduction Announcement

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Would you like one more sweet treat?

Are you tired of presents? I know most of you have now moved on to reflecting on 2010, making lists of memorable moments and strategizing about how to live better in 2011. Well, just in case 2010 wasn’t all you hoped it would be, I do have one last gift to share with you. Do […]

A very vegan Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my very favourite holiday. I love it because it occurs during my favourite time of year, when farmers markets are full of produce, streets are vibrant with rows of red, orange and yellow leaves, and we’re all wearing cozy sweaters again. The fact that these festivities are free of trips to mall, searching […]