Strawberry Cheesecake Canada 150 Pops

INSPIRATION: Summer’s finally here, and just in time for Canada’s 150th birthday! What better way to cool off than with these all-natural strawberry cheesecake popsicles. They are so sweet and creamy, you would never know they are also vegan and refined sugar-free! A cheesecake popsicle without cheese? That’s right, soaked cashews replicate the creaminess of traditional … More Strawberry Cheesecake Canada 150 Pops

Happy Pride Rainbow Pops

INSPIRATION: Just some sweet (and all natural) rainbow popsicles to symbolise love of any kind. Love is love. Happy Pride Toronto! x MUSIC: Alt J – Something Good (Thomas Jack Edit) MAKES: 6 popsicles INGREDIENTS Red 1/2 cup strawberries 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup coconut water 3 T beet juice or 1 thin slice of … More Happy Pride Rainbow Pops

very cherry sundae

INSPIRATION: Cherries remind me of… Pacha crop tops during my bartending days… a very frightening stuffed “Alf” circa the 1990s, who sat in my Nonno’s cherry tree to scare away the birds… and now this! My very cherry (vegan) sundae is healthy enough for breakfast, and sweet enough for dessert. MUSIC to cook to: criminals – the … More very cherry sundae

fresh clubhouse wrap

INSPIRATION: Three years ago I could barely make a piece of toast… seriously those little toaster dials were not my friend! Let’s say I’ve learned a little bit since then, and have come to really enjoy cooking (and un-cooking, fresh is best). Since those early days the elusive “collard wrap” has always intrigued me. It’s taken … More fresh clubhouse wrap

spring tea sandwiches

INSPIRATION: Afternoon tea is a favourite in my family! We used to go to a hotel in Toronto, but have discovered preparing it at home is much more fun, cozy, and vegan-friendly! At any tea, mini sandwiches are a must. This year our sandwich selection included three raw, vegan spreads on sprouted bread. Cashews create … More spring tea sandwiches

fully-raw sunshine maki

INSPIRATION: I’ve just started  my own personal challenge – 40 days of delicious, beautiful, living RAW foods! Today my Queen’s girlfriend asked me what’s wrong with cooking your food? Such a good question, because there’s nothing necessarily “wrong” with it. Cooked whole grains, vegetables, beans, etc. can be very healthy. Raw foods just have a … More fully-raw sunshine maki

double chocolate milkshake

INSPIRATION: Sometimes you wake up and need nothing more than the most chocolatey chocolate milkshake! In it’s raw form chocolate is actually a superfood, providing magnesium, iron, and anti-oxidants. Drink up! MUSIC to cook to: l’amour – karin ouellet MAKES: 1 big smoothie INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk, I prefer a thick consistency but feel … More double chocolate milkshake