Jul 242014
 
 July 24, 2014  Posted by on July 24, 2014 Dairy Free, Desserts, Gluten Free, Snacks, Vegan, Vegetarian 6 Responses »


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I asked, and you told me... one of the foods that screams “summer” for you is… WATERMELON!

Agreed.. I mean who do you find slicing up a watermelon in the dead of winter?!

Watermelon is DELICIOUS, and of course, good for you! It’s packed with vitamin C, making it a natural anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant, and because it’s, as the name suggests, FULL of WATER, it’s also a natural diuretic and helps cleanse the body!

All that health business aside…it’s just yummy to munch on and perfect for a hot summer day!

I was brainstorming ideas on how to use watermelon in a recipe that was maybe a little unlikely… I’ve used it in salads, and in a smoothie, and thought to myself…“could it work in an ice cream?!”.

To the drawing board I went… aka… the Vitamix, lol.

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Jul 162014
 
 July 16, 2014  Posted by on July 16, 2014 Dairy Free, Desserts, Gluten Free, Snacks, Vegan, Vegetarian 24 Responses »
date & carob frozen fudge & a plant-based diet for dummies book giveaway!

Fudge. Drool. They go hand in hand don’t they?? How can you think of rich, decadent, delicious fudge, and not drool… just a little? This “drool worthy” fudge recipe comes from a VERY cool book that was sent to me by the lovely Marni Wasserman. Her new book, Plant-Based Diet for Dummies is nothing short [keep reading...]

Jul 092014
 
the simplest & incredibly delicious slow cooker chicken in the world!

How is it Wednesday already?! Geez, these summer days are just-a-flyin’ by! We’ve been busy, busy, busy with things so far this summer and I’ve also been trying to keep my eating on track as we are heading down to Seattle for a vacation in August, and well, I want to be in good bikini [keep reading...]

Jul 022014
 
sweet chilli garlic shrimp & quinoa grill packets (great for camping!)

I just had the best 4 days in a row off work! It was wonderful – I went with my hubby to his 10 year high-school reunion (we are gettin’ old!!), visited with the in-laws, golfed, baked in the sun at a local pool, and watched the fireworks for Canada Day! 4 day weekends are [keep reading...]