2018 Vancouver Veg Expo Haul

As I mentioned in my last post about Kip Andersen at the Vancouver Veg Expo, I am sharing all the lovely goodies we splurged on last weekend at the 2018 Vancouver Veg Expo!  If you want to check out what we bought last year, click here.  I won’t be writing full reviews on all of the…

Banana Brownie Cake with Chocolate Coconut Glaze

It’s been a while since I’ve baked anything because it’s been pretty hot out, so I didn’t want to use the oven.  We have a few days of rain ahead of us, and cooler weather, so I decided to take advantage and indulge my sweet tooth.  I was craving some chocolate and I had a…

Happy Pear’s Bounty Chocolates (V/GF)

 I decided to try Vegan Bounty Bars from the Happy Pear.  I highly recommend checking out their Youtube channel for fantastic, quick vegan recipes.  These chocolates are super decadent and are great for hot summer days when you want a sweet treat.  I made these in the evening when it had already cooled off, as you…

Healthy Chocolate Smoothie

I wanted to make something that really tasted like a treat this morning but that was still chock-full of healthy ingredients. I made this as a little boost before hitting the gym (trying to get back into it). Having something tasty to eat or drink beforehand makes it feel a little more enticing. This smoothie…

Banana Walnut Cocoa Oats

The end of my last term of University is fast approaching and, so with all that stress and excitement, I’ve found myself craving chocolate.  I had a little extra time this morning so I decided to indulge and cook up some cocoa oats for breakfast. 1/2 cup of rolled oats 1 cup almond milk or other…

Double Chocolate Banana Bread (V&GF)

This recipe was a bit of an experiment (that turned out well fortunately). I wanted to make banana bread because I had a bunch of bananas that were getting pretty spotty but I didn’t want just your run of the mill banana bread, I wanted something a little more decadent.  Now granted, this recipe may…