Tropical ‘Nice’ Cream Sandwiches (vegan)

Desserts, 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

Chocolate Tahini Energy Bars (Gluten Free)

Gluten-Free, Snacks

First things first: I had no idea it was so easy to make homemade energy bars! That being said, I have to confess that this recipe took AGES to perfect, a rather humbling experience.  I mean, creating an energy bar should be so simple, right?  After five (yes, FIVE) failed attempts, these one-step beauties were created and were a crowd … View The Post

Kiwi Coconut Smoothie

Breakfast, Smoothies

Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 2 fresh peeled kiwis 1/2 c. coconut yogurt 1 c. coconut milk or milk 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (optional) Directions: Blend until smooth and serve.  

Coconut Almond Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Desserts

Our family LOVES sweets, so I am continuously on a mission to give decadent family recipes a makeover and create treats that taste great but that are better for us. This recipe started with no flour and no butter/coconut oil, but left a very dry cookie, which wasn’t what I was going for! So a little compromise was in order… … View The Post

Roasted Butternut Squash & Pear Soup

Soups, Vegetables

I had a butternut squash sitting on my counter, staring me in the face, for the last week.   I finally decided to end the showdown and turn it into soup.  It was a good call. Since I had the same situation going on with a bucket of pears (and still do, it’s a BUCKET after all, there are only … View The Post