Posted in May 2012

Honey, Almond, and Anise Biscotti

Hello everyone! This weekend my mom and I got together to bake a big batch of honey and almond biscotti cookies from the Bon Appétit cookbook.  We had plans to take the boat over to Cardero’s restaurant in Coal Harbor for lunch on Saturday, so we thought it would be fun to bake some cookies for … Continue reading

Tropical Vegan Banana Bread

Happy Friday everyone! I am off to Whistler this weekend for one last snowboarding day of the season!  This Saturday is supposed to be bluebird skies with plenty of sunshine so I couldn’t be more excited.  I am definitely a fair-weather snowboarder (translation: NOT hardcore), so I usually will check the forecast and plan my … Continue reading

Drink Your Greens

Hello everyone!  Training Tuesdays continue…. ….with my go-to breakfast in the summer: GREEN smoothies.   This recipe I’m sharing with you is cold and creamy, packed with fresh spinach and frozen banana, and takes less than 5 minutes to whip up.  I use a bit of Greek yogurt in my smoothie but you could easily skip … Continue reading

Summer Salads

We had a big family barbecue at my parent’s house last night and made these two gorgeous summery salads above.  These salads are fresh with vibrant flavours and pair perfectly with some grilled chicken or fish.  A caprese salad can be made in less than 5 minutes and has only 3 ingredients: buffalo mozzarella, heirloom … Continue reading

Training Tuesdays

 Today started off in a mad dash to get up and organized for work.   There were zero groceries in my kitchen so I stopped at Wholefoods and picked up a Green Goodness smoothie for breakfast!  I usually make my own “green” smoothies at home so I was skeptical to try this one out, but it completely won … Continue reading

Cinco De Mayo

Hello everyone!  Welcome to my blog.  I hope you enjoy my first ever post and come back to visit again soon. I recently came home from a glorious sun soaked trip to Palm Desert for the Coachella music festival, only to be welcomed back by 120 unread work e-mails and a very drizzly and cold … Continue reading