Posts Written OnAugust 2014

Cashew cheese is a staple in the non-dairy world as it makes a phenomenal alternative to cream cheese and dairy spreads. Plus, cashews are packed with soluble dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and numerous health-promoting phyto-chemicals that help protect us from diseases and cancers. So boo to the moo. I use cashew cheese as a spread on crackers, in sandwhiches and wraps, and even as a base for vegan pizza (don’t tell any Italians that I do that). 2 cups raw cashews, soaked for a few hours or overnight in water, to soften 1/2 cup of water 2 tablespoons lemon juice…

DIY Vegan Ice Cream

Dudes! This recipe is like cheating the system. It tastes like real banana ice cream but is dairy-free, all natural, and only 132 calories. Plus, it takes about 7 minutes to make. High fives all around! – 3 frozen bananas, peeled and sliced into chunks – 1/4 to 1/2 cup of almond milk (start with 1/4 and see how the consistency is; it depends on the size of your bananas) – 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter – 1 teaspoon of mapple syrup or honey (depending if you want vegan or non-vegan versions) – Fruit of your choice for garnish –…

spiritual bracelets

Allow me to begin my post with a message from Captain Obvious: I love jewellery. As a woman, this is no surprise. An attraction to fine and costume jewellery seems to be imbedded in our DNA. But I really love it,  to the point where Matt (the fiance) knows not to ask me for what I want for my birthday or Christmas, ’cause the answer is always JEWELLERY. To me, it makes a strong statement about who you are and where you are in your life. Unlike clothes that tatter, stain and quickly become outdated, jewellery seems to carry energy. When…