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The ULTIMATE Detox Green Juice

The Ultimate Detox Green Juice

This is the ultimate detox green juice and it only has a few simple ingredients but it is damn tasty!

Now, I don’t juice as often as I used to but I still love me some green juice. I really only promote juicing in two ways:

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Peppermint Matcha Latte

Peppermint Matcha Latte

Last night, I took my girlfriend to a Gabrielle Bernstein event here in Vancouver. I hadn’t actually been to Gabby’s events before.  I subscribe to her Spirit Junkie app and I will often watch her videos as a subscriber to her newsletter/website. It was an amazing event. There was a lot of talk about fear and resistance which really hit me hard.  My girlfriend had the same impact.

It was a bit of a late night and I naturally wake up early so I wanted something warming but that wasn’t coffee. So, here we are…

Matcha is a fantastic tea from ground green tea leaves. It is high in antioxidants and it makes a great alternative to coffee. Matcha is still caffeinated but it doesn’t spike your energy levels and keeps a more stabilized and sustained energy level.

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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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The ULTIMATE Fall Green Smoothie

The Ultimate Fall Green Smoothie

(Keep reading as you have a chance to get your hands on a bag of super-greens yourself!)

I’ve just returned from a trip back home where I was in Ottawa, Toronto and my hometown of Barry’s Bay, Ontario.  Needless to say it was a little glutinous.  It’s not that I necessarily ate bad, except that my family ALWAYS has desserts on the table after a meal. I snuck a few bites of ice cream or chocolate zucchini cake or those homemade butter tarts.  Oh, and then I also indulged in some wine…

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Almond Acai Berry Clusters – high protein // vegan

Almond Acai Berry Clusters

You know that breakfast is my favourite meal. For obvious reasons – it’s fuel for my day.  But, in the same token, it has to be light and easy.

That’s where these Almond Acai Berry Clusters come in.  Protein is essential for energy and to keep me full and sustained.

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Cashew + Salted Caramel Smoothie Bowl (Dairy Free // Vegan)


Salted Caramel Bowl

So, have you tried So Delicious’s Cashew Salted Caramel non-dairy ice cream yet? It’s is amazing. It’s sweet, salty and nutty and without dairy!

I decided that this may make a swoon-worthy Cashew + Salted Caramel Smoothie Bowl but made with less sugar.

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AMAZING Basil Hemp Flax Oil Pesto

Basil Hemp Flax Oil Pesto

I love me some pesto.  I posted this OMG Kale Pesto last year and it’s still one of my most popular recipes! Thank you for the support 🙂

You are always going to find a big ‘ol bag or container of hemp seeds in my fridge. Yes, I keep them in the fridge to retain their freshness.  In fact, I’m thinking that freezing them will also be an even better idea!  I thought hemp seeds added to a pesto in replacement of pine nuts would work and it does.  Hemp is also loaded with omega fats AND it’s a complete plant-based protein making it good for the body and easy to digest.

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Toasted Coconut Butter

Toasted Coconut Butter


This is my new addiction.

As is, coconut butter is delicious and super easy to make.

But, then I decided to toast the coconut first and see what happened.

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The Perfect Summer Smoothie

The Perfect Summer Smoothie

And it is. It really is the perfect summer smoothie.

I’m a green smoothie junkie.  Hop on over to my recipes page and take a look at all the smoothies I have produced all these years.

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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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