Blog #58: How to Begin a Plant-Based Diet Today

  A plant-based diet is a lifestyle change.  The full transition takes time and patience.  The great news is: You can easily start a.s.a.p.! 🌿💪💚 Here are some guidelines: 1) Know why you’re doing it:  What is your reason?  Is it to improve your health?  Is it due to your love of animals?  If you…

Blog #57: How to Spice Up Your Plate This Season

You’re not alone if you get tired of eating the same foods over and over again.   You can spice things up by stepping outside your food box and trying some of the exotic fruits and veggies that are out there! 🌿🍈 Breadfruit is a delectable, potato-like fruit that originated in the South Pacific.  It can…

Blog #54: Vegan Egg! Your Breakfast Just Got Better

When I used to eat eggs I really enjoyed them scrambled, soft boiled and sometimes fried. Since removing animal products from my diet, and soy products, I really do miss eggs sometimes.  Especially if I want to make a fancy breakfast with pancakes/waffles (GF + vegan) and ‘eggs’.  Tofu eggs are no longer an option…

Blog #53: Frozen Tropical Mango Coconut Basil Treats

This is a simple, quick, delicious and versatile recipe that you can literally use with a infinite number of different ingredient combinations to suit your taste buds and any occasion you might be making them for. Recipe: • 1 medium ripe mango • 3/4 cup pure coconut water • 3 – 4 medium size fresh…

Blog #49: Tigernuts: The No-Nut Superfood To Add To Your Life

Despite the name of this superfood, Tigernuts aren’t nuts!  They are Tubers (similar to a root type veggie). Tigernuts are originally from such places as Southern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Madagascar.  In Spain, they even make a delightful milk out of Tigernuts called Horchata. When you bite into a Tigernut, you will notice…

Blog #35: Flax Egg Replacement Recipe

🥄🥄  ‘Flax Egg’ replacement  🥄🥄 Here’s an easy egg replacement recipe for any egg-free or vegan baking you may be doing. To get the equivalent of 1 egg:  Mix 1 TBSP ground flax seed with 3 TBSP hot water. Set it aside for 10 mins to allow the mixture to thicken. Refrigerate when cooled. Use…

Blog #34: Tasty Date Paste Recipe

🌿 D A T E    P A S T E 🌿 If you’re not a fan of any nut butters, or, you have food allergies to peanuts and tree nuts, try using date paste in your baking instead! You only need 2 ingredients:  Water and soaked dates Use a 1:1 ratio basically, so for example…

Blog #25: Plant-Based Protein Sources

🌿 PLANT-BASED PROTEIN SOURCES  🌿 This chart is short and to the point. I find it super helpful.  It shows many of the plant protein sources available for you to select from.  Pick the ones best for you. I consume all the protein sources on this chart minus the hemp and pumpkin seeds (because often they are cross…

Blog #19: Cherry Amaretto Goodness (Gluten-free, Vegan Frozen Treat)

Well folks, here’s another taste bud winner! This is my favorite flavor within this brand of dairy-free​ ice cream by Luna and Larry’s Coconut Bliss. There used to be an ice cream shop called Laura Secord, here in Canada. That’s were I used to get my favorite ice cream flavor: Bordeaux Cherry 😍 🤤 😊…

Blog #14: Screamin Brothers Non-Dairy Ice Cream

📣 YUMMY ALERT! 📢 📣 YUMMY ALERT! 📢 This is absolutely phenomenally delicious! 😍 🤤 😍 I am so impressed by the highly quality of this product: It’s non-dairy, has ONLY 4 ingredients and tastes AMAZING!  And it’s free of most of the food allergens that affect a lot of people, including myself 💪👌👍  How…

Blog #13: Delicious Sweet Potato!

SWEET-PO-TA-TO!! 💕💕🌿🌿😍😍 It’s a deliciously genius creation by mother nature, I must say (…Shout Out to Mother Nature ✌️🌿😂💃🏽🌿😎…lol). It just tastes good, man. No fuss. Pure yum. Like seriously, wash it off, stab it with a knife a few times and throw it in your oven to bake whole. That gives you food for…

Blog #12: Beautiful Bountiful Buckwheat (Gluten-Free)

  Before discovering Stoked Oats (gluten-free oats brand), I was trying to figure out what I could mix together to mimic having oatmeal/cooked cereal. Early last year when I was still eating eggs and dairy, I didn’t need to worry as much about getting my protein from grains or plant sources at breakfast because I…