Happy Valentine’s Day! Ah, the day of love (not that every day shouldn’t be a day of love…), but today, is especially a day to squeeze your better half, babies, or fur babies, extra tight – or really whoever in your life makes your heart warm. It also seems to be a special day that
January. Green smoothie. Not cliche at all right? Well, I have to admit, I DO get a little pumped up in January with an extra hit of motivation to zone in on improving my health, but honestly, it’s only because the holiday season = a lot of of “out of my normal” eating and I just feel a
Sometimes… actually, a lot of the time, wonderful creations happen in the spur of the moment! That’s how this smoothie bowl came about. I was preparing my usual morning smoothie, using frozen fruit (which varies by the week), ground flaxseed, unsweetened vanilla almond milk, omega oil, and a touch of stevia. The usual, nothing special, but
The other weekend we took a trip to Calgary for the Stampede! Whenever the Hubby and I are in Calgary we stop at this wonderful grocery store called Community Natural Foods. The market has a great little deli/cafe where we load up on delicious dishes (think ‘Whole Foods’ concept) and get in some healthy eats! This
I was standing in line at the grocery store the other day (which doesn’t happen often anymore since I’ve been using SPUD!) and I picked up one of the magazines on the rack. I don’t remember which magazine it was but it had a page full of delicious looking smoothies! My eye instantly caught a
I’ve been all about coconut lately! Coconut milk, coconut chips, coconut oil, and shredded coconut have all been going to good use in the kitch! So, this past weekend, when the hubby and I decided to whip up some yummy drinks to enjoy on our patio, I went straight to the coconut! When we were
Ah, the start of March, makes me think of Spring! Although, we Albertans typically get winter for another two months or so… BUT I’m not thinking of that right now as I’m still basking away in the Hawaiian sun! Spring always makes me think of carrot cake, likely because of Easter so this recipe is right on
It might be safe to say that raspberries are my favourite fruit. Ahh… I’m torn, as I also have an intense love for bananas… and peaches… ooh ooh, and fresh summer cherries. But, if I was stranded on an island, with only one fruit to choose from, it would be raspberries. That’s my final answer.