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Vegan Mint Chip Sandwiches

Ice Cream Friday: Mini Mint Chocolate Chip Sandwiches

It’s been unseasonably hot in Vancouver this summer – in fact, so damn hot we’re under water restrictions and there is yellowish-brown crispy grass everywhere you look. Shortly before the water restrictions began, we watched a wonderful movie called Young Ones – check it out if you get the chance – about a futuristic time […]

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Vegan Oatmeal Ice Cream

Ice Cream Friday: Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk

It’s like eating a frozen bowl of oatmeal. Does that sound yucky to you? I promise it’s not yucky. I wouldn’t steer you wrong. We’re almost halfway through the summer (gulp!), and have celebrated six weeks of Ice Cream Fridays. Some of you have been inspired to whip up some dairy-free ice cream creations of […]

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Dairy-Free Chocolate Probiotic Ice Cream

Ice Cream Friday: Fermented Chocolate Ice Cream

I deliberated whether I should call this recipe ‘Fermented Chocolate Ice Cream’ or ‘Chocolate Probiotic Ice Cream’. I feared the fermented title might conjure images of sour, stinky food – not exactly how I want you to perceive my ice cream. However, with all of the healthwashing that surrounds food with added probiotics, I didn’t […]

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Vegan Carob Sunflower Seed Ice Cream

Ice Cream Friday: Dairy-Free Carob Sunflower

This dairy-free ice cream recipe is for the carob lovers, or the carob-curious. ‘Cause if you think carob is an inferior imitation of chocolate, you’ll be mightily disappointed (and I won’t be offended if you use cacao powder instead of carob). And all you carob fans: Can I get a ‘whoop whoop’? Maybe an arm […]

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Vegan Dulce de Leche

Ice Cream Friday: Vegan Dulce de Leche

I am a firm believer that cooking food from scratch is far less expensive than eating out or buying prepackaged foods. In my e-book Healthy Eating on a Budget, one of my top recommendations to save money is preparing meals at home. But the exception to that rule? Homemade vegan dulce de leche ice cream. […]

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Dairy-Free Raw Fudge Brownie Ice Cream

Ice Cream Friday: Raw Fudge Brownie Chunk Ice Cream

This recipe makes a LOT of ice cream. You’re probably fine with that. I am too. I pleaded with Tim to help me eat this dairy-free ice cream, as while everything in the recipe is healthy it’s not so healthy when you eat an entire batch on your own. He had one bowl, declared it […]

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Vegan Matcha Ice Cream

Ice Cream Friday: Dairy-Free Matcha Chip

I decided there aren’t enough dairy-free ice cream recipes on this blog, so I’m going to remedy that by instituting ‘Ice Cream Fridays’. ‘Cause everyone loves ice cream on the weekend. This means I’m gonna burn through a whole lot of coconut milk and maple syrup, but I’m totally okay with that. I usually lean […]

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Vegan Salted Chocolate Chia Pudding

Dairy-Free Salted Chocolate Chia Pudding

WHAT IS HAPPENING TO ME?!? In the last year I have mutated from a sweet ‘n salty hater into a salt shaker fiend who happily scarfs salted caramel ice cream and devours chocolate bars with sea salt. Is this what happens when you’re a grownup in your mid-30s – you suddenly begin eating salty chocolate? […]

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Gluten-free and vegan coconut macaroons

Passover Lemon Coconut Macaroons (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

If you’re Jewish and grew up in Toronto, it’s very likely you had grandparents who flew or drove down to Florida for the winter. My mother’s parents bopped around a few rented apartments before purchasing their own condo in Lake Worth. It’s been nearly 15 years since I’ve been there, so my recollection is a […]

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Healthy Gluten-Free Nanaimo Bars

Lentil-Spiked Nanaimo Bars (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

The last time I created Nanaimo bars five years ago, they were dairy-free, gluten-free and egg-free. But they weren’t exactly healthy, since they were full of white sugar and fake vegan margarine and processed gluten-free graham crackers. It’s been on my mind for a while to recreate a new version using whole food ingredients, but […]

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