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The Blue Ginger Smoothie (dairy-, gluten- & soy-free)

Blue Ginger Smoothie

A few weeks ago I was prepping some workplace wellness handouts for a workshop I was delivering outside Toronto. The topic was the basics or building blocks of smoothies (a very popular topic, in my experience!) and I covered tips and tricks on how to turn a smoothie into a satisfying and satiating meal. I […]

Dairy-Free, Protein-Rich “Magical” Matcha Tea Latte (+ the secret ingredient to making any drink creamy & frothy without milk)

Dairy-Free Matcha Latte 3

I’m an unabashed one-a-day coffee drinker and have been, off and on, for over 15 years. I’ve always taken it with a little sweetener and most importantly, a liberal pour of cream. (These days it’s dairy-free cream but still…) In addition to the aroma, warmth and pick-me-up, my morning coffee ritual is all about comfort and […]

Creamy Kale, Hemp & Walnut Salad (dairy-free, vegan)

It’s probably hard to believe that salad could ever be considered a “comfort food” of any kind, but this is exactly the kind of food I make when I’m craving healthy + comfort food. It makes a fantastic summer picnic food because unlike with traditional dairy, this cream-based salad won’t go off in the hot […]

Lean, Mean Peaches & Green Smoothie

Peaches & Green Smoothie

Don’t be fooled by this smoothie’s rather innocent-looking pale green hue. There’s a lot more nutrition under the hood than this picture might have you believe. You see, this smoothie is a lean, mean, brain-boosting, fat-busting smoothie of surprising proportions. Unlike the majority of smoothies many of us make, this one is not very sweet. […]