Tropical ‘Nice’ Cream Sandwiches (vegan)

Desserts & Baking, Recipes, Vegan

Tropical Nice Cream (vegan) sandwiches using Almond Breeze almond beverage, rolled in toasted flaked coconut and perfect for a healthy summer treat!

(This post was sponsored by Almond Breeze) It’s that time of the year that we’ve all been waiting for … ice cream season!  Summer weather has us dreaming of days spent lounging poolside, frilly bikinis and of course all of the indulgences that go with it!  One of our all-time favourite summer foods are ice cream sandwiches: I mean, what … View The Post

Building the Perfect Local Veggie & Dip Platter

Appies & Snacks, Entertaining, Gluten-Free, Living, Recipes, Snacks, Vegan

How to build the perfect local veggie and dip platter including two recipes for easy healthy homemade dips

Summer is here and that means that boatloads of fresh local veggies!  It’s so easy to eat ‘clean’ during those warm summer months when the gardens are overflowing with goodness, and there’s nothing more simple and perfect than a platter full of fresh cut veggies for your crew (no matter how big or small) to snack on! Of course, what is … View The Post

Dinosaur S’mores

Desserts & Baking, Recipes

Dinosaur S'mores with homemade graham crackers by Tori Wesszer of Fraiche Nutrition

Canada Day is extra special for us this year.  Of course, Canada is turning 150 years old, and my little man Max turned 1 year old a couple of days ago!  We’re heading up to our family cabin to celebrate in true Canadian style!  The cabin is amazing, tucked on the shore of gorgeous Sulphurous Lake and away from the … View The Post

Fit Mom Workout: Upper Body Bootcamp!

Fitness, Living, Recipes

I’m so excited to have my pal Rachel from Daily Routine Fitness here again for the second fitness post of the three-part series, and one of my FAVOURITES: upper body!  Let’s face it, us moms get a killer workout naturally from carrying around our babes (hi biceps!), but speaking from personal experience, it also ruins my posture and leaves a lot … View The Post

The Great Granola Showdown

Breakfast, Kids, Living, Recipes

Once upon a time you would visit a grocery store shelf in search of granola and have 2-3 products to pick from.  Fast forward to today and that aisle is PACKED with options…which is wonderful and overwhelming at the same time!  Granola, a simple cereal usually made from oats, nuts, fruit, some source of fat and something to sweeten it, … View The Post

Apple Cinnamon French Toast Bake (Dairy Free)

Breakfast, Recipes

I worked evenings during my university days waitressing at this fabulous little place called the Tomato Cafe in Vancouver. It was a fluke that I ended up getting a job there, our dear family friend from Münich that we met one year camping made the connection.  I mean, I had no business waitressing in the first place to be honest, … View The Post