Desserts · Smoothies

Blueberry Banana Collagen Nice Cream

One (scorching) hot summer afternoon, I decided to cool down with this super refreshing fruity bowl of goodness.This was probably one of the hottest Toronto summers on record. It was also pretty dry, too. Like, we barely got any rain and everyone’s garden was on life support. So making nice cream regularly for me and the… Continue reading Blueberry Banana Collagen Nice Cream

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Peaches & Kefir Smoothie!

Every single Thursday afternoon, I pack my trusty stroller, my beloved munchkins and head down to the East Lynn Farmers Market. It’s about a 20-25 minute stroll under the sometimes sweltering summer sun. I’ve got the tan lines to prove it, friends! Last Thursday I came across the most glorious fuzzy peaches. Eating seasonally has been… Continue reading Peaches & Kefir Smoothie!

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Pear, Vanilla, Avocado & Spinach Smoothie

Monday morning rolls around and we all like to pretend we’re back to eating healthy. Sort of. For the record, I don’t look down with hypocrisy in so-called “Monday Resolutions”; whether to start afresh, to start anew, to go on a clean slate after a weekend of foodie debauchery- the intent is always good. I was… Continue reading Pear, Vanilla, Avocado & Spinach Smoothie

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A Turmeric Piña Colada Smoothie

This smoothie’s name is a mouthful. But if anyone ever mastered Mary Poppins’ “Super-Cali-Fragilistic-Expialidocious” this smoothie title should be a walk in the park! So Grandma was right all along; turmeric is a powerful natural remedy that helps fight off inflammation. If you ever wondered why curry is yellow, oh well, that’s thanks to turmeric. Turmeric… Continue reading A Turmeric Piña Colada Smoothie

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Healthy Eating 101: Pantry Essentials, Part 1/3

Learning to eat healthy is like learning a new language; unfathomable at first, but it only gets easier. I promise. It really does get easier. Once you make the very challenging and personal decision to change your dietary habits, there’s a lot of information & new food to digest. This blog post is going to help… Continue reading Healthy Eating 101: Pantry Essentials, Part 1/3

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Pretty in Pink: A Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie

This is the stuff healthy food dreams are made of. Smoothies that taste like dessert and can effectively curb a sweet tooth craving, while nourishing your body. If I had to pick a favorite dessert; that would be strawberry shortcake. I would not hesitate to answer or think twice about it. In fact, every single birthday cake I… Continue reading Pretty in Pink: A Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie