2 Easy Dairy Free Mylk Recipes

2 Easy Dairy-Free Almond Mylk Recipes - THE PURE LIFE

 After months without a blender, I was getting insanely frustrated. Let’s just say, trying to blend a smoothie in a food processor just doesn’t always work out (*hint: green smoothie all over the walls. And ceiling.). I decided to purchase a Ninja blender and I couldn’t be happier. I like to think of it as an early, early christmas present to myself. So, finally, I got to make some almond milk, because how good is homemade almond milk – am I right? It’s creamy, smooth and nutritious. But then I ran out of almonds (ha..ha..). But no worries folks, I remembered that I could also make dairy-free milk out of hemp seeds, oats, walnuts, etc. and the list goes on!

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Virtuous Pie - The Pure Life

New Plant-Based Pizzeria & Ice Cream Shoppe in Vancouver

The rumours are true…Virtuous Pie, an all vegan (and to die for, I may add) pizzeria and ice cream shoppe has opened up in Vancouver, and I couldn’t be more excited about it. Why, you may ask? What’s so special about a vegan pizza shoppe? This menu has seriously outdone itself. The pizzas taste like your favourite classic…

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What 30 Days in a Van Taught Me

2 People. 4 Countries. 4,000 km. What 30 days in van taught me. Accidentally a trip of a lifetime, and so much more than I could have asked for. My partner and I ventured off to Europe on 1 mission: to explore the mountains! Incredibly fortunate, borrowing an old orange ’78 Westfalia van from a family…

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How to Have a Vegan Thanksgiving

How to Have An All-Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner

  With Canadian Thanksgiving just around the corner (I’m still confused, wasn’t it JUST summer!?), my cravings are REAL. I’m a sucker for big family dinners, where there is lots of food involved. Now following a meat-free, plant-based or vegan does not mean you have to miss out on all of the delicious feast-food! I…

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Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Protein Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

This Protein Quinoa Breakfast bowl will keep you full for hours! It is packed with plant-based protein, seasonal fruit and local honey to combat seasonal allergies. I love this bowl because it’s a hit with everyone – quinoa is a gluten-free seed and a complete protein, which is great for plant eaters, and is a…

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Sunflower Oat Bars

The other day I shut off all electronics and just started baking. I didn’t know what I was going to create so I just let my hands and foodie mind take over! Baking is so therapeutic, I always forget how much I love it until I get back into it. And this is how these beautiful…

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