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April 26, 2017
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Banana Bread

What do you do when you have overripe bananas? Why you make banana bread, of course! This is no ordinary Banana Bread though. It’s Gluten Free […]
April 18, 2017
Spiced Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wraps

Spiced Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wraps

These Spiced Chickpea Salad Lettuce Wraps make the perfect appetizer, meal or snack option. This is a plant-based alternative to tuna, chicken or egg salad. Chickpeas […]
April 13, 2017
Mango, Berry and Spirulina Smoothies

Mango, Berry and Spirulina Pastel Smoothies

I used to LOVE Cadbury Mini Eggs.  Maybe it’s because I’m a sucker for eating pretty food. With the long weekend coming, I wanted to create […]
April 11, 2017
Rainbow Carrot Black Rice Noodle Bowls

Rainbow Carrot Black Rice Noodle Bowls

These Rainbow Carrot Black Rice Noodle Bowls are a completely satisfying spring dish that will have you eating all the colours of the rainbow. Switch up […]
April 6, 2017
Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake

Orange Creamsicle Ice Cream Cake

Back at it with another raw cake for you to enjoy! With warmer weather in the air, ice cream trucks are already popping up more regularly […]
April 4, 2017
Raw Pizza with Plant-Based Cheeze Sauce

Raw Pizza with Plant-Based Cheeze Sauce

Raw pizza was one of the first raw recipes I fell in love with. I learned how to make my first one while becoming a Certified […]
March 30, 2017
Go Plant-Based and Organic with Fresh City Farms

Eat Plant-Based and Organic with Fresh City Farms

I recently tried Fresh City Farms for the first time, a Toronto-based farm and e-grocer that delivers made-from-scratch organic meals and groceries for all types of […]
March 29, 2017
Peppermint Pudding with Cacao Crumble

Peppermint Pudding with Cacao Crumble

I told you that I was incorporating fresh mint more often in the kitchen. And so, here we are. This Peppermint Pudding with Cacao Crumble is […]
March 27, 2017
Ultimate Slaw with Mint Tahini Dressing

Ultimate Slaw with Mint Tahini Dressing

Spring is here and I’m starting to use lots more fresh mint, cilantro and lime juice in my kitchen. This Ultimate Slaw with Mint Tahini Dressing […]
March 23, 2017
Fermented Coconut and Cashew Yogurt

Fermented Coconut and Cashew Yogurt

In my previous post (Fermented Pear, Apricot and Cinnamon Kvass), I talked all about the benefits of fermentation, especially in regards to boosting your gut health. […]
March 20, 2017
Fermented Pear, Apricot and Cinnamon Kvass

Fermented Pear, Apricot and Cinnamon Kvass

What new beginnings are you embracing this spring? If you’re looking to try something new in the kitchen, fermentation is where it’s at. This Fermented Pear, […]
March 16, 2017
Vegetable Nori Rolls with Cauliflower Rice

Vegetable Nori Rolls with Cauliflower Rice

These Vegetable Nori Rolls with Cauliflower Rice are a fun way to eat your fiber-rich veggies. If you’ve never tried Cauliflower Rice before, you’re in for […]
March 14, 2017
Raw Lemon Poppy Seed Sunshine Cake

Raw Lemon Poppy Seed Sunshine Cake

This Raw Lemon Poppy Seed Sunshine Cake is a burst of sunshine! It’s raw, plant-based, dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free and absolutely delicious. The sweet yet tart […]
March 12, 2017
Carrot, Cauliflower and Ginger Soup

Carrot, Cauliflower and Ginger Soup

It’s not spring yet so I’ll continue making warming soups until the temperatures rise. This Carrot, Cauliflower and Ginger Soup will give your immune system a boost […]
March 9, 2017
Raw Flaxseed Wraps with Spinach Pesto

Raw Flaxseed Wraps with Spinach Pesto

Whether you’re looking to cut down on your bread intake, follow a gluten-free diet or if you simply want to eat a meal that’s high in […]
March 7, 2017
Chocolate Pudding with Cashew Crumble

Chocolate Pudding with Cashew Crumble

This Chocolate Pudding with Cashew Crumble is so incredibly delicious that it’s hard to believe it’s loaded with healthy ingredients. You can feel good about several […]
February 7, 2017
Orange-Miso Kale and Kelp Noodle Bowls

Orange-Miso Kale and Kelp Noodle Bowls

These colourful Orange-Miso Kale and Kelp Noodle Bowls make it easy to eat raw ingredients when it’s cold outside. I don’t eat as much fruit in […]
February 1, 2017
Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Galette

Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Galette

This Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Galette is one of my favourite recipes to make. Perhaps I love it so much because I learned how to make […]
January 31, 2017
Matcha Green Tea Truffles

Sweet Matcha Green Tea Truffles

I love you soooo matcha, I just had to post this recipe for Matcha Green Tea Truffles! I love all things matcha. You may have noticed […]
January 26, 2017
Easy Tofu Feta "Cheese" (aka Better Feta)

Easy Tofu Feta “Cheese” (aka Better Feta)

The trick to eating healthy meals is to prepare as much as you can in advance. For instance, this marinated Easy Tofu Feta “Cheese” (aka Better […]
January 24, 2017

Cheesy Butternut Squash Casserole with Crumble

This is comfort food at its finest! This dairy-free Cheesy Butternut Squash Casserole with Sage Crumble is a delicious main or side dish to enjoy over […]
January 10, 2017
Warm and Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Leeks

Warm and Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Leeks

This Warm and Spicy Cauliflower Soup with Leeks looks like sunshine in a bowl! It’s exactly what’s needed to help endure these frigid temperatures. There are […]
January 1, 2017
Roasted Beet and Tahini Nibbles

Roasted Beet and Tahini Nibbles with Sumac

Happy New Year!! Here’s to new beginnings, achieving your wildest dreams and your healthiest year yet. Start the year off on the right track with these […]
December 13, 2016
Raw Oreo Cookies with Cashew Cream Filling

Raw Oreo Cookies with Cashew Cream Filling

Oreos are vegan. That doesn’t mean they’re healthy for you. Store bought Oreos have a few ingredients to steer away from including high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), […]
December 7, 2016
Tex-Mex Loaded Avocados with Cheese Sauce

Tex-Mex Loaded Avocados with Cheese Sauce

These Tex-Mex Loaded Avocados with Cheese Sauce are simple, can be made in less than 1/2 an hour and are full of flavour and comfort! Whenever […]
December 6, 2016
Unbaked Gingersnap Cookies

Unbaked Gingersnap Cookies

These raw, vegan Unbaked Gingersnap Cookies are to die for! Trust me when I say that one batch of these gluten-free and refined sugar-free cookies will […]
December 2, 2016
Week of December 5th: Feel Good Finds

Week of November 28th: Feel Good Finds

Five recommended reads from around the web. 1. My friends at Toronto Vegetarian Food Bank have now served over 50,000 meals.   2. Cookie and Kate’s […]
December 2, 2016
Tangerine Tahini Brussels Sprouts Slaw

Tangerine Tahini Brussels Sprouts Slaw

It’s that time of year! With all the holiday activities and parties coming up, you’re most likely feeling excited and perhaps a tad anxious. Am I […]
November 30, 2016

Plant-Based Chocolate Banana Bread Waffles

Mmm Plant-Based Chocolate Banana Bread Waffles! Yup.. you can have your waffles and eat them too. I only eat waffles maybe once or twice a year […]
November 29, 2016
Super Green Matcha Hemp Seed Smoothie

Super Green Matcha Hemp Seed Smoothie

If you’re trying to cut down on your coffee consumption, matcha is the way to go. This Super Green Matcha Hemp Seed Smoothie will provide the […]
November 25, 2016
Week of November 21st: Feel Good Finds

Week of November 21st: Feel Good Finds

Five recommended reads from around the web. 1. Patagonia to donate 100% of its Black Friday sales to grassroots enviornmental groups.  2. Spicy Vegan Pimento Cheese […]
November 24, 2016
Sweet Potato Avocado Spinach Cream Stacks

Sweet Potato Avocado Spinach Cream Stacks

Savoury, comforting, healthy, delicious.. these Sweet Potato Avocado Spinach Cream Stacks sure hit the spot! You can serve the dish as an appetizer or a light main. […]
November 18, 2016
Week of November 21st: Feel Good Finds

Week of November 14th: Feel Good Finds

Five recommended reads from around the web. 1. An apron with purpose.  2. Vegan Spiralized Apple Bark with Almond Butter, Coconut and Sea Salt. Need I say more? […]
September 27, 2016

Learn How To Cook With Chefs Plate

Do you want to know the key to health? It’s learning how to cook. I get it… you’re busy. We’re all busy! Cooking may be the […]
August 29, 2016

King Oyster Mushrooms and Buckwheat

It’s hard to believe that September 1st is only days away. As summer nears its end, I’m starting to turn toward earthy, warming and comforting dishes. […]
August 24, 2016

Stay Hydrated with Cleaner Water from GE

While the old adage “you are what you eat” motivates us to eat real, nutrient dense foods, it should really be updated to “you are what […]
August 22, 2016

Aromatic Black Rice Coconut Curry

Black rice, also known as forbidden rice, is a fibre, protein and antioxidant-rich ancient grain. Although black rice is not as common as brown rice and […]
August 18, 2016

Raw Vegan Peaches ‘n Cream Cake

Peaches. Does it get any better? When peaches are in season, it’s the most delightful time of year. I eat peaches in everything from breakfast bowls, […]
August 2, 2016

Mint Chocolate Chip Cake

I’ve been having a lot of fun experimenting with different types of raw vegan cakes lately! I wanted to make a dairy-free mint chocolate chip cake […]
July 19, 2016

Creamy Tahini Zucchini Noodles

When it’s this hot, it’s time to bring out the spiralizer and make zucchini noodles! This recipe can be made in 20 minutes or less. The […]
July 5, 2016

Spicy Lentil Avocado Boats

It’s all about making easy recipes in the summer so that you can maximize your time spent outdoors. I love avocados because they’ve got the good […]
June 5, 2016

Tie-Dye Salad with Raw Vinaigrette

Celebrate World Environment Day with this simple tie-dye salad with shredded red cabbage, sliced radishes, sprouts, baby spinach, marcona almonds and a raw vinaigrette. The food […]
May 26, 2016

No Bake Cacao Brownies

Suddenly it feels like summer is finally on its way! From backyard BBQs, picnics in the park to sitting on the dock of the bay, who […]
May 20, 2016

Raw Vegan Pad Thai

This raw vegan Pad Thai is one of my biggest hits. The other day I spoke to a group of 17 and 18 year old students […]
May 10, 2016

Into the Wild Ramp Pesto

Is there anything better than finding your food in the wild? These ramps (wild leeks) were found near my family cottage in Ontario. There’s only a […]
May 7, 2016

Lavender Citrus Cake

There’s so much to love about this Lavender Citrus Cake recipe! It’s the perfect raw dessert to make for Mother’s Day or anytime of year really. […]
May 5, 2016

Grapefruit Lime & Mint Cocktails

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Need a refreshing drink? This Grapefruit Lime and Mint Cocktail is super simple to make and will surely satisfy your taste buds. […]
April 28, 2016

Chaga Mushroom Latte

Quiet mornings with chaga mushroom lattes. Confession: I’m kind of like a monk in the mornings… I like silence! I like to take this time to […]
April 19, 2016

Veggie Kelp Noodle Bowl

Spring is here! Time to get outside, shop at farmers’ markets and enjoy all that the new season has to offer. I wanted to create a […]
April 12, 2016

Spirulina Smoothies

Shake up your morning with spirulina smoothies! How amazing is the deep green that spirulina gives this recipe? Do you know what spirulina is? It’s a […]
February 9, 2016

the Goods BBQ Brussels Crisps

By: Lisa Labute, Chef and Owner at the Goods If you’ve been lucky enough to have experienced the real power of food you know the effects […]
January 19, 2016

Rainbow Fresh Rolls

By: Meredith Youngson, Nutritionist and Founder of pür body nutrition. “EAT MORE RAW FOODS.” One of the few intentions I set for myself in 2016. As […]
January 10, 2016

Everyday Herbs for 2016

I hope your 2016 is off to a great start! The new year offers a fresh start to revisit where you are today and what you […]
December 16, 2015

Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for the Healthiest Peeps You Know Written By: Kait Fowlie | @kaitfowlie For your health-conscious pals (from the very-crunchy to the New-Year-New-You health-kick-inclined and all […]
December 6, 2015

Raw Caramel Spice Cake

It’s hard to believe it’s December already! This year has flown by faster than any year yet. I guess that’s what starts to happen as you […]
December 1, 2015

Red Cabbage & Beet Sauerkraut

As we tend to spend more time indoors during the winter months, fermenting foods is a fun and healthy hobby to pick up. The process of […]
November 9, 2015

Raw Apple Blackberry Pie

Raw vegan apple blackberry pie? Yes, it’s possible! I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, raw desserts really do take significantly less time in […]
November 7, 2015

Butternut Squash Dip

When you eat in season, life feels more balanced. There are so many distractions in our 24/7 always-on connected economy that spending time in the kitchen […]
October 19, 2015

Acorn Squash Harvest Bowl

It’s the height of gourd season and the leaves are changing. Why not enjoy the best of what the season has to offer; this harvest bowl […]
October 16, 2015

Blueberry Oatmeal Smoothie

LET’S GO BLUE JAYS!! We’ve got Blue Jays fever in Toronto! The team hasn’t made it this far in baseball in 22 years. Whether you’re a […]
October 5, 2015

Easy, Raw Pumpkin Pie

Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving? Our time is precious and the long weekend devoted to giving thanks gives us a chance to slow down, get […]
September 27, 2015

Chai Pecan Bars

Although it still feels like summer, fall is upon us in Toronto which makes me extremely happy. I love the feel of crisp air, chunky sweaters, […]
September 10, 2015

6 Detox Hacks

6 Simple Detox Hacks for Busy Foodies Written by Kait Fowlie | @kaitfowlie Raw Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe by Tara Tomulka Can’t stomach a 7-day green-juice […]
August 28, 2015

Caramel Fig Tarts

Ooey gooey caramel fig tarts. That’s what I’m talking about! I’m sure you know by now that I have a sweet tooth and caramel has to […]
August 26, 2015

Veggie Red Curry

While the majority of Rawcology recipes are 100% raw, I can’t resist a warming vegetable curry. As the dog days of summer wind down and fall […]
August 21, 2015

Matcha Bowls

I promised I’d be back with more smoothie bowl creations. This one’s a keeper. Well, anything with matcha in it is a keeper in my books. […]
August 19, 2015

VEGHED Fresh Bar

Hey Torontonians – if you find yourself in the Dundas West area, you’ve got to check out VEGHED vegetarian and vegan fresh bar. VEGHED is committed […]
August 17, 2015
raw vegan cheesecake

Kick Sugar Now!

Curb Your Sugar Cravings For Good Written by Kait Fowlie | @kaitfowlie You’ve probably heard the findings from scads of health studies out there – refined […]
August 4, 2015

Cashew Yogurt

I used to eat so much yogurt in university that my roommates told me that if I had to be a food, I’d be yogurt. Well, […]
July 13, 2015

Rawnola

Ontario’s cherry season typically runs in June/July for about 3 weeks. We’re nearing its end so I’ve been eating them for breakfast, tossing them in salads […]
July 7, 2015

Cookie Dough Bites

Raise your hand if you used to sneak raw cookie dough when you were a kid. Or maybe you still do. Treat your inner Cookie Monster […]
June 9, 2015

Blueberry Smoothie Bowls

Creating smoothie bowls is an art form. It may seem intimidating to get creative with your bowl but trust the process. There are endless options for […]
April 29, 2015

Pesto Noodles

Get your herb garden growing this spring so you can use your basil to make this raw pumpkin seed pesto zucchini noodles recipe. The joy of […]
April 6, 2015

Cucumber Soup

Do Monday’s stress you out? Chill out with cucumber basil soup. Cucumbers contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamins B1, B5 and B7, which are known to […]
March 24, 2015

Carrot Cake

Celebrate spring with carrot cake! It’s truly amazing how delicious raw cakes are. I come from a family of bakers and I’ve seen firsthand how much […]
March 17, 2015

Matcha Bites

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Get in to the green spirit with matcha macadamia coconut energy bites. Matcha is a nutritional powerhouse and one of my favorite […]
February 25, 2015

Intro to Raw

I hosted my very first culinary class, Intro to Raw, this past weekend and was overwhelmed by the level of enthusiasm and excitement for preparing easy, […]