Drinks

Vegemeister!

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I have been completely inspired by Joni Marie Newman’s book, Vegan Food Gifts!  It’s full of creative, beautiful gifts that you can make for your friends and family over the holidays.  The book provides packaging recommendations, includes gift tags that you can scan, AND has recipes for making your own flavoured adult beverages!

How to Make Your Smoothie Super Powered (Don’t Judge a Smoothie by its Color!)

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Doesn’t this smoothie look disgusting?? Although this ugly vegan concoction looks like pond sludge, it’s actually the most delicious smoothie I’ve had in a long time… seriously! With 20 grams of plant based protein, fibre that’s guaranteed to get you movin’, and loads of electrolytes and iron, this ugly little mess goes to prove you Continue Reading …

Kale Slaw with Barbecue Crumbles

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If you don’t already receive the VegNews Magazine emails, I suggest you sign up, because they have sourced out some of the yummiest recipes around.  This Kale Slaw recipe graced my inbox a few days ago, and I just knew it would be perfect for entertaining friends.  It was such a crowd pleaser; delicious & flavourful, Continue Reading …

Marinated Tofu Kebabs with Coconut Curry Quinoa

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This came together really easily and was such a fresh and light summer dinner.  We eat A LOT of quinoa in my house, so finding new ways to spice it up is always a good thing.  The coconut was so yummy mixed in with the quinoa!  A squeeze of fresh lime and lots of cilantro Continue Reading …

Cherry Caipirissima

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This incredible summer sipper comes from my friend Wade, who spotted it in the NY Times, and thought I would like it.  He was right, so right.  Sweet cherries, sour lime, a gorgeous magenta hue…need I say more?  We enjoyed these with homemade salsa and tropical veggie skewers on the bbq. It was a perfect Continue Reading …

Mac & ‘Chreese’ with Bacony Bits and Frozen Peas

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Ok, this isn’t really a recipe.  It’s just a few awesome vegan products thrown together to make an incredibly comforting, and kid-friendly meal.  Over the weekend we visited Karmavore Vegan Shop for our regular vegan haul, and to show a recently vegan friend, this little gem New Westminster has to offer.  We dined on veggie burgers, eggless Continue Reading …

Mad Men Inspired Cocktail Party Menu

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Last night was the fifth season premier of one of our favourite shows, Mad Men.  We love the cast, clothes, storylines and overall production value, and of course, the smoking and drinking all day long 😉

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

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So I’ve been going to the gym/yoga a lot lately and looking to feed my muscles well after doing so.  The other day I went to a hot class at YYoga and decided to hit Body Energy on Davie afterwards for one of their tasty smoothies.  I am a sucker for the chocolate monkey,using chocolate Continue Reading …

Raw Chocolate Cherry Malt Shake

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Our very talented friend, Julie Beyer, who you might remember from last Spring’s Whole Food Challenge, wanted to share with us her recipe for a Raw Chocolate Cherry Malt Shake.  We of course said, YES!

So Nice For Coffee | Sponsored Post

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So Nice Organic Soy Beverages has launched So Nice For Coffee: a smooth creamer alternative to replace that good ol’ half-n-half.