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Decadent Superfood Hot Chocolate – dairy free // vegan

Decadant Superfood Hot Choc 2

I love coffee.  I really, REALLY do.  Now, I’m not a 2-3 cup a day coffee drinker but I have one cup of joe a day. And, if you live in West Vancouver like I do, you’ll find me on the weekends at a local coffee shop with my honey, sipping away working on this website.

Hey, I even did a video on EatLifeBalanceTV with my ASK JULIE: Is Coffee Good or Bad For Me?

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Weekly Healthy Habits Vlog: 5 Simple Detox Tips for Spring


Weekly Healthy Habits Vlog


In this week’s Healthy Habits Vlog, we’re talking about 5 Simple Ways to Detox for Spring.

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Reduce Stress & Improve Sleep with this (+ A GIVEAWAY)

Natural Calm giveaway

I don’t think I have come across many people that haven’t had some difficulty with sleep.  Can’t fall asleep and left wide awake reflecting on life?  Fall asleep okay but wake up throughout the night and left wide awake reflecting on life? In any event, it sucks.

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Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Mylk

Homemade Chocolate Hazelnut Mylk

Don’t hate me for bringing this luxurious recipe into your life.  I came across an Instagram pic from superfood guru Julie Morris that inspired me.  Warmed chocolate nut milk with cinnamon, black pepper and my favourite superfood, maca!  I want to be her with a little bit of my other idol, Kimberly Snyder.  There.  I’ve just put that out into the universe! It’s going to happen now, right?

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8 Must Have Smoothie Ingredients In Your Freezer

8 Must Have Smoothie

I’m a smoothie and juice junkie!  You all know that by now, right? But, seriously, smoothies and juices are the best way to pump your body of the best quality vitamins and minerals you can get.The perfect meal substitute and my favourite breakfast and post work out meal.

Want the perfect smoothie?  Here are 8 Must Have Smoothie Ingredients In Your Freezer.  Not to mention, they will be the most delicious and luxurious smoothies (and smoothie bowls) around!

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How to activate your most radiant self! (Plus, a book review)

Looking for increase energy, mental clarity, clearer skin or maybe improved digestion?  I’ve been an avid juicer and smoothie junkie for a over 5 years now and those are some of the many results I have experience.  If you want to tap into your most radiant self, focusing on plant-based juices and smoothies are where it at people!

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Banana Split Smoothie


When was the last time you had a banana split?  I’ve been living dairy free for years now and a big scoop of ice-cream is a no-go. Booooo!

Ahhhhh, but hold up.  I’m the queen of smoothies (in my household at least) and look what I made – a Banana Split Smoothie complete with nuts, cherries, and chocolate.  And, it’s healthy.

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Coconut Vanilla Matcha Smoothie

Coconut Vanilla Matcha Smoothie

I fell in love with Matcha in 2013 and I perfected this awesome energizing smoothie recipe as a result of that love affair.  Give it a try!  Now, I’ve drastically tweaked that recipe and created this Coconut Vanilla Matcha Smoothie that you will love, love, love!

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Mulled Pear Smoothie


Cinnamon is a blood sugar stabilizer which makes for perfect timing during the 1st month of 2014 when we have over indulged with high sugar Christmas treats and beverages (still missing those treats and bevies!). This Mulled Pear Smoothie also includes the antioxidant powerhouse, blueberries. Read the rest of this entry »

Chia Goji-Pear


Can you get any better than the sweetness of goji berries and the tartness of blueberries?  Those chia seeds provide you with essential fatty acids and fibre that keep your body and skin young and fresh.  It’s anti-aging in a jar!

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