Category Archives: Vegan Children

2-Ingredient Halloween Treats: Chocolate Lollibats!

With three kiddos you probably think I have all kinds of adorable Halloween food treats up my witch’s hat. Years ago, I was ridiculously devoted to Halloween. Before having children, I would take time off work to decorate my house. Yes, I took vacation days to create Halloween characters, decorate my house with lights, set… Continue Reading

Momo Granola Bars: Matt Frazier’s No Meat Athlete

In the last few years, there has been quite a spotlight on plant-based fitness. When I first became vegan, there was little talk of vegan athletes. Now, it’s very different. A plant-based diet is finally getting the recognition it deserves in the arena of fitness and athletic pursuits – as being the optimal diet to… Continue Reading

Top 10 Recipes for Back-To-School and Tips for Packing School Lunches

We are full swing with back-to-school now, and many of us moms and dads are scrambling to get organized with activities, schedules, and – lunches. DUN-DUN-DUUN! Does the thought of packing lunches again make you cringe? It can be frustrating to plan and pack school lunches, and that can feel even more overwhelming when eating… Continue Reading

Green Smoothies 101: How To Make a Green Smoothie (and how to make it taste GREAT!)

Are you a green smoothie-er? Have you tried them but didn’t like them? There are some tricks to make green smoothies (a) smooth! (b) taste good (c) extra nutritious, and we are going to cover all those today. I started making green smoothies about 6 or 7 years ago, as I was writing eat, drink… Continue Reading

Everyday Superhero: A book for kids of ALL abilities

I have something special to share with you today.  A children’s book that is particularly unique and heartfelt, and written by a fellow Canadian mom, Stefania Moffatt.  I have known Stefania for quite a few years.  She was one of my readers of my blog and books early on in my career.  She was one… Continue Reading

Reasons to Stop Eating Dairy

For 2013, why not do the one single thing that can have a huge impact on your health – DITCH dairy! When I got dairy out of my diet, it made the biggest difference in how I felt.  At twenty my joints hurt, and my knees in particular were so stiff some days that it… Continue Reading

Nutty Banana Pops: 5 minutes, 5 easy steps!

I mocked up these Nutty Banana Pops for the girls one day.  They are the easiest treat to make that I want to share them with you.  There’s not even a recipe, just a how-to.  I think some of you will appreciate that, because sometimes we just want ideas instead of specific ingredients and recipe… Continue Reading

Feeding Vegan Children: A Plant-Powered Series

Most of you know that I don’t post many personal details about our children on my blog.  I’ve discussed it here.  I occasionally share photos (as with today’s post) that show them as part of our family, but without identifying their faces and features.  For the most part, I like to keep them anonymous so that… Continue Reading

How To Make a Vegan Ice Cream Cake (with Sparklers!) and Fluffy Macadamia Mallow Frosting

Spring is a busy time as we have one girl’s birthday in April, and then another daughter’s birthday a couple of weeks later in May.  Our eldest turned eleven in April and asked for an ice cream cake.  Supposedly it’s the ‘cool’ thing to have at parties now.  I wasn’t worried, I’ve made them before…. Continue Reading

A Story of Vegan Friendship, Gratitude, and one beautiful Quilt

Yesterday I was plucking away at my keyboard when the doorbell rang.  I thought “ugh, another door solicitation”, because we’ve had a lot of that lately.  I make my way to the door to find a box.  Thought it might be a gift for our daughter, as it was her birthday last week – but… Continue Reading

I’m honored to be in this cookbook, available for preorder.

The Blender Girl’s book will be HUGE! Available for preorder!

Glorious cookbook, should be in everyone’s kitchen!

PP15cover

LTEVcover!

Vegan Cuts

Wildside Jar for green smoothies, thick and nut-based sauces and dessert purees. I use mine 1-2x/day.

Twister Jar is the BEST for healthy, homemade salad dressings and sauces


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