Blog #67: Interview With Magnificently Fierce Bellydancer Accalia Carmen

  Accalia Carmen is an accomplished bellydancer, performer and teacher based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.  She is the Founder and Director of Deep Roots Strong Dance.  She has choreographed, directed and performed at festivals across Canada, weddings, restaurants and the Arabic-Canadian Heritage Celebration.  She is a Dance Manitoba Gold Award recipient and is currently studying to…

Blog #29: Fermented Vegan Protein Powder

This vegan protein is decent tasting.  Not terrible at all.  It’s a bit lighter tasting, and less dense.  And a less overpowering taste too.  I say it like that because I’m not a fan of a similar vegan protein, Vega brand (really popular brand) because it tastes heavy and overpowers the taste of your smoothie….

Blog #22: FreeYumm Cookies (Food Allergy Safe)

Parents, kids, adults, teenagers, friends and families: This is a great option now available to you if you are affected by food allergies. Millions of people across the world have food allergies, and many people don’t know they themselves have any. Depending on the level of allergy severity, finding safe food alternatives is challenging. And…

Blog #18: Call me Twinkle Toes, Because My Hips Don’t Lie.

I love dancing with all of heart. I have been dancing since I was a little girl. I started in ballet at age 4, and totally loved it!  To this day, my favorite ballet is Swan Lake (if you haven’t seen that ballet, check it out.  It is magically majestic) 👌. My dance journey hasn’t…

Blog #17: A Great Vegan Protein Powder Option

Today I tried a new vegan protein powder by Garden of Life (“Raw Protein: Beyond Organic Formula” is what the package says if you’re looking for the exact one I’m talking about here).  I’m SO pleased with it! 😬  It tastes fantastic and packs a protein punch of 17 grams in a serving of 23…

Blog #16: Yummy Berry Vegan Protein Smoothie

S.M.O.O.T.H.I.E! 🍓🍌🥛💪🏽 Simple recipe. Easy like Sunday morning 👌😉  **This smoothie is dairy-free, gluten-free​, and soy-free**. I.N.G.R.E.D.I.E.N.T.S: 🔹1 cup Almond Milk (unsweetened) 🔹1/2 of a banana 🔹1 cup Frozen mixed berries 🔹23g of vegan protein (Brand: Garden Life: Raw Protein – Beyond Organic Formula) 👌 M.E.T.H.O.D: Put all ingredients in blender, or a Vita Mix….

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…