Chocolate Mint Nice Cream Smoothie

Ever wish you could just eat chocolate ice cream for breakfast?  But you don’t because then you’d feel like you’ve really given up on life?  Well, this recipe is essentially the best of both worlds: eating a balanced diet / ice cream for breakfast.  It’s perfect as a pre or post workout breakfast / snack….

Creamy Green Chai Smoothie

This smoothie is great for summer mornings, when you want to start your day off with something cool, refreshing and packed with lots of protein and healthy fats.  This smoothie is naturally sweetened with banana, and has a full servings of greens.  The ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg add the chai flavour and some invigorating spice…

Black Bean Brownie with Easy Chocolate Frosting (V/GF)

This is my take on the Minimalist Baker’s Vegan Gluten Free Black Bean Brownies.  I have changed the recipe slightly; I swapped out the cane sugar for maple syrup and dates to add natural sweetness.  I also left out several ingredients by accident, I just got distracted by preparing the beans, and forget to check…

Overnight Oats with Easy Apple Compote (GF/V/refined sugar-free)

While I was baking the Banana Brownie Cake, I decided to prepare our overnight oats.  The apple compote is very simple to make, it just takes a little bit of time.  This recipe is refined sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and 100% plant-based.  Of course, overnight oats are very simple, customizable and can be made in 5…