Tag: ginger

MANGO GINGER MINT SMOOTHIES

MANGO GINGER MINT SMOOTHIES

I recently started an herb garden so I have been adding herbs to everything. The mint in this smoothie gives it a freshness, and mixed with the creamy kefir and mango and a bit of ginger for spice, what you get is the perfect summer […]

APPLE JUICE

APPLE JUICE

  The first cold-press juice I ever had was at Urban Herbivore. I was doing these classes across the street from them and after one sip of their apple-lemon juice I was hooked. I swapped out my coffee for this sweet concoction every morning.  I […]

ELECTRIC ORANGE JUICE

ELECTRIC ORANGE JUICE

  Okay, I know the filters in this photo clearly play a part in the electric look of the juice, but so does the ginger. This orange juice is packed with vitamins and a great pick-me-up for that mid-day hump. It is pulpy, so if […]

GREEN JUICE

GREEN JUICE

  I recently started juicing and this is my favourite. I hate cucumbers and it seems every green juice on the market has this gag-worthy vegetable in it. Yes, I know my repulsion to cucumbers is bordering crazy since I tell everyone I’m allergic to […]

PUMPKIN GINGER SPICE ICE BOX CAKE

PUMPKIN GINGER SPICE ICE BOX CAKE

  My cousin hosted Thanksgiving this year so my only task was to make dessert. Instead of doing some sort of pie, I wanted to try something different. Pumpkin is the preferred flavour for desserts this time of year, so I made an icebox cake. […]

THAI SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP

THAI SPICED PUMPKIN SOUP

  I had left over pumpkin puree from thanksgiving and decided to make a spicy soup with it. This is quick and easy and can be frozen for future meals. 1 litre organic chicken stock 2 cups pumpkin purée 2 tbsp. red curry paste 1/4 […]

CHARRED BROCCOLI KIMCHI SALAD

CHARRED BROCCOLI KIMCHI SALAD

  When it comes to salads I only like them made fresh. Having a prepacked salad for lunch doesn’t work for me. I’m always trying to find different ways to get more veggies into my lunches. I want something that carries well, can be eaten […]

MANGO BASIL MIMOSA

MANGO BASIL MIMOSA

  I will never be the girl sitting at a bar sipping bourbon while scoping out the scene. I’m the girl day drinking on the patio with the fruitiest cocktail on the menu. Now that I have had so many cocktails, I have taken my […]