breakfast · Snacks · Staples · vegan · vegetable

Smoothies 101

Ok a confession.  I have a bit of an obsession with smoothies. I recently almost missed a plane because I was absolutely desperate to get a smoothie before boarding.  True story.  Hehe.  They just can’t be beat when you want a tasty, refreshing, healthy treat.  Here are the top 5 reasons why smoothies are the best: They are a… Continue reading Smoothies 101

Healthy Baked Goods · Sweets · vegan

Peach-Raspberry Crumble for Two

Some of you may remember me writing about the “Pie of the Month Club” we have at our house.  In recognition of Dhiren’s insatiable love of pie, I promised to bake him one new pie each month as a Christmas gift during our first holiday together, and 6 years later he has had a steady renewal… Continue reading Peach-Raspberry Crumble for Two

breakfast · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Choco-Berry Smoothie

Last week I went on a beautiful trip to Western Canada to celebrate the engagement of my brother-in-law, Nakul, and my future sister-in-law, Natasha. #nana2017 !!! 😉  We all went on an incredible hike at Lake Louise together.  Talk about breath-taking nature!  The snow-capped mountains, the crystal clear turquoise water, the gorgeous horizons – just amazing!… Continue reading Choco-Berry Smoothie

Sweets · vegan

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Parfaits

I first read about avocado chocolate pudding a few months ago in an issue of Bon Appetit magazine.  I tried their recipe, which was very sweet but still was a great introduction to the concept o using avocados as the base for a healthy, vegan, rich chocolate pudding.  I set out experimenting with different versions… Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Pudding Parfaits