Detox Re-Cap

I am proud to say that I finished my detox! As I mentioned, this is normally when post-detox would begin, but as I started a week early I’m ready to dive head first into a glass of wine and an edible adventure in Paris. I did a video after my first week and half way … [Read more…]

The Breakfast Cereal Solution

After years of having mysterious health problems – stomach pains, fatigue, deep lines under my eyes and insomnia, I began to experiment with every diet under the sun to find out what was wrong with me. I cut out dairy for nearly two years, experimented with vegetarianism and veganism, and even the raw food diet. … [Read more…]

The Perfect Martini

  Anyone else love Chow.com’s videos?  I’m a little obsessed with their “Perfect” series on how to make the perfect hamburger, chocolate chip cookies, tortilla…and martini. I love a good martini.  A martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, often garnished with olives, while a cocktail is a mixed drink containing two or more ingredients, … [Read more…]

Detox Chocolate Pudding

My detox is still going strong. Okay fine, I had an almond milk latte on the weekend.  It was put in front of me and I’m not to turn down something so beautiful. Otherwise I’ve been very well behaved and creative in the kitchen to cure my wicked cravings. I’ve been making these detox puddings … [Read more…]

David’s Lemon Tart

I don’t like the idea of “secret recipes”. Recipes are meant to be shared, enjoyed, passed on and made into traditions.  Especially this one. I often find myself calling it “my recipe”, but the lemon tart recipe I make time and time again is really from David Lebovitz. I have a kitchen scale I use … [Read more…]

Detox: Part Deux

Hey all, just wanted to update you on the Fab Detox which officially starts today! I’ve been caffeine and sugar free for almost two weeks, and today I enter the green forest of no meat and no dairy. Wish me luck!

Burger Battle: Grindhouse Burger Bar

  The other night Marisa and I hit up Grindhouse Burger Bar with our dates. I have been excited to try Grindhouse’s food for quite some time now.  I’ve admired their long list of burgers and lusted over their menu since I first came across it. I know that they use high quality ingredients, that the food … [Read more…]

Detox Hot Chocolate

Mug of unsweetened almond milk 1 heaping tsp of raw cacao 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1 tsp chia seeds stevia to sweeten *cacao nibs optional Heat almond milk.  Add all ingredients to blender.  Blend.  Enjoy.

Review: Olson Recipe Maker App

There are so many great food and cooking Apps out there now that I’m excited to share with you! I was recently given the chance to try out Anna Olson’s Recipe Maker App to review.  You may recognize the gorgeous Anna Olson from Sugar and Fresh on Food Network Canada. The App is described as ‘a … [Read more…]