Working with Beautycounter. All Your (and my) Questions Answered.

Here we go! I said was going to do a one year on recap and Q&A on Beautycounter and you all sent me your questions so here we go. A…

If I Was Your Mother… A Gift List For Mothers Day

Eco + Conscious Living, Gift Ideas

Ok so I’m not your mum, but if I was this is the list I’d be tagging you in on Instagram.  There are 2 billion mothers around the planet, 85 million…

JANUARY/FEB SPENDING: WEEK 4

The final WEEK! After SO many requests to show a full month of shopping and eating… here it is. I’m showing you what I buy each week, what we spend,…

Paleo Brownies

I just stopped reading to answer a DM and it was someone asking for this recipe – it’s posted way back on the site but got lost in the transfer…

Chia Seed Pudding Bowls

You will need: 1/2 cup chia seeds 2 1/4 cups almond/coconut milk (DIY version HERE) 1/2 tsp vanilla powder If you want to make you’re own nut milk you’ll also need to pick…

Roasted Garlic Maple Aioli

If you’ve followed us for more than about 2 hours you’ll know we LOVE breakfast and brunch! Weekday breakfasts we mostly keep simple and I often eat something on the…

Mint Chocolate Treats

These evolved from something my mum made when she was here.  A raw mint chocolate square that we both fell in love with. Jared kept asking if there were more…

Paleo Pecan Pie

For the crust: 2 1/2 -3 cups almond flour 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 egg 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1-2 tbsp raw honey pinch salt Mix everything together in a food…

Blueberry Muffins

The last two weeks have been full.  We’ve had family in town, finals, graduation, finishing up (which seems eteeeernal!) our house renovation etc etc and we’ve lived almost fully on…

Egg and avo toast

This beauty doesn’t warrant a recipe as it’s so simple but it has to be included because it’s one of the best breakfasts in the world. There’s nothing quite like…

Simple Protein Pancakes

I love these for a protein rich, treat-yourself breakfast that is totally guilt free and nutritious. They’re great for traveling too, I’m writing this post from a plane in the…

Meatball salad

Sometimes salad inspiration comes from what’s left over from dinner that can be added to leaves, and this was one of those but it turned out to be a really…

Cashew Chicken Salad

This is one of my favourite salads! I love the sweet of the raisins with the salty tamari, and the cashew crunch, it’s the perfect combo to me! 1/3 pack…

Cashew Butter Cups

Coming to America 6 years ago I discovered a number of foods I’d never seen before.  Some of them I’m happy to remain a stranger to but one of them…

Paleo Pumkpin Pie

I’d never had pumpkin pie, or celebrated Thanksgiving until I was 20 and first came to the States.  I never dreamed I’d still be here almost 10 years later, let…

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

  These are ALWAYS in our house! There is usually also a batch in Jared’s office freezer too, they the go to treat in his life!  These were the first…

Raw Chocolate Sunflower Bites

Yesterday while it snowed outside and my husband was huddled away studying for finals (which are so nearly over and I cannot wait!) I put on Christmas music and filled…

Raw Banoffee Pie

  Traditionally this is a pastry pie crust with condensed milk caramel, bananas and whipped cream… The world has seen healthier things.  But it’s also a family favourite so we needed…

Simple Paleo Bread

Everyone loves bread. Right?! I have a lot of friends who can’t eat gluten or grains or are eating low carb diets and I wanted to find a bread recipe…

“Guacamole Cake”

A few summers ago I was living with my parents and they were on a mission to lower their cholesterol.  We all love a little sweet treat and the thought…

Raw pie crust bars

These bars came about because a friend of mine would ask me for raw cheesecakes with a thicker and thicker crust until I realised he didn’t want the filling at…

Skillet quinoa pizza

This is a very simple recipe that happened as I drove home from work thinking about how to make a happy husband using what was in the fridge!  I knew…