Category Archives: snack

Healthy Caramel Corn (vegan)

You won’t believe how close to “real” caramel this sauce tastes.  It is unique because it is made with all natural plant based foods, instead of cream or butter.  All I hear is that I get to eat more of … Continue reading

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Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles with Chia Seeds

Yummy! These delicious little treats make it easy to stay cool.  Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia is the secret ingredient in these, helping you stay hydrated and nourished.  Chia seeds by nature are hydrophilic (water loving) and can absorb about 10 times their weight in water. … Continue reading

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Raw Vegan Strawberry Banana Ice-Cream

Baby, it’s hot outside! This post is short and sweet, just like the recipe.  There’s not much to say about this treat, other than it’s delicious! I am loving all variations on the banana ice-cream and this is an old … Continue reading

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Raw Vegan Ice Cream with Peanut Butter Caramel and Chocolate Sauce

Naughty but nice! This ice cream recipe has been floating around the internet for awhile, and has lasting power for a reason! With just one ingredient you can create a creamy, healthy soft serve.  It is actually kind of incredible … Continue reading

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Healthy 7- Layer Mexican Dip

Those are my kids’ hands in the pictures as they couldn’t wait to dig in! I have loved this dip for many years and so have they.  It is such a crowd pleaser, everyone devours it. I recently discovered how to … Continue reading

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How to make Curtido/Cortido (Salvadorian sauerkraut)- 2 ways

I find it fascinating that so many cultures around the world have recipes for fermented cabbage.  Europe has sauerkraut, Korea has kimchi, and El Salvador has curtido! When something is done all around the world, with each culture putting it’s own … Continue reading

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Chia Seed Jam (and raw pb and j sandwiches)

Look at these beautiful babies I brought home from the farmer’s market.  They are so juicy and bursting with flavour.  These ruby lovelies are the perfect example of why you need to get to know where your food comes from (more on this … Continue reading

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Honeydew Cucumber Popsicles

,  Today we officially celebrate the 1st day of summer! It came in with some beautiful weather and I am very excited for the season ahead.  This is a wonderful recipe to have in the freezer to be enjoyed by … Continue reading

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Kefir Ranch Dressing

Milk kefir is a magical substance.  It has a long, established history and is still commonly consumed in Eastern Europe.  Kefir originated among the nomadic shepards in the North Caucasus Mountains (Russia) many centuries ago (exact date unknown).  There is a … Continue reading

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Cucumber Salad

This recipe is my contribution to Kimberly Snyder’s beauty blogging challenge.  Kimberly provided us with a recipe which we are supposed to put our own twist on.  Check out Kimberly’s recipe here.  I wanted to create my own recipe using … Continue reading

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Pineapple Love ~ the cold and flu buster

  Pineapple Love is Watermelon Heaven’s sassy cousin.  It’s thicker, creamier, and packs a punch. Even though we are in June, here in Canada it is cold and rainy.  Great breeding ground for colds and flus!  Today I was craving something that would … Continue reading

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Super healthy Not-tella

Nutella has developed it’s own international cult following.  Did you know that Nutella was developed in 1946 in direct response to WW2?! As the war demanded rationing, the price of chocolate sky-rocketed.  Chocolatiers needed to cut their chocolate with something … Continue reading

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Rhubarb crumble (raw, vegan)

For the past few years I have been trying to love rhubarb.  I mean, really trying.  It is a beautiful garden plant that grows in my area, but I have always been stumped on what to do with it.  Because … Continue reading

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Chickpea salad

We are finally starting to get some consistently beautiful weather here in BC.  I wanted tonight’s dinner to be fresh and light.  Something that I could enjoy on the deck as I wind down my day.    Is anyone else obsessed … Continue reading

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Chocolate “pudding” (*wink wink*)

When I was young I loved Jello chocolate pudding (ingredients: sugar, modified cornstarch, cocoa processed with alkali, disodium phosphate, natural and artificial flavors, salt, tetrasodium, pyrophosphate, mono- and diglycerides, red 40, yellow 5, blue 1, artificial color, BHA)….no thank you 😉 … Continue reading

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Watermelon Heaven

Yay! First blog post! I am so excited to share this recipe.  It is perfect for summertime and I have been loving it for breakfast most days of the week lately.  Watermelon is a natural diuretic which means it will … Continue reading

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