Spring Cleansing Smoothie & VEGA Giveaway!

IMG_3596It’s easy to get in a smoothie rut during the winter months as our body doesn’t crave cold and water-dense ingredients. We’d rather be eating heavier, warming foods when the temperatures are below zero. Now that we are in April we are awaiting May flowers, listening to birds sing and ditching the snow tires.  Fresh, colourful, and light are some of the words that come to mind when I think about Spring.  It’s the time we reconnect with nature and our bodies.  It’s important that we help our bodies to “spring clean” and eliminate lingering toxins and other elements that…

Homemade Protein Bars (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Hazelnut Almond Chocolate Protein Bar If you haven’t tried making your own protein bar yet then you MUST make this a priority. A huge amount of the bars you find on stores shelves have far too much sugar, fake fibre and a long list of ingredients that you can’t pronounce. Skip those bars, make your own. Your body will thank you.       Hazelnut Almond Chocolate Protein Bars Makes 12. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa buckwheat flakes 2/3 cup hazelnut almond butter 3 tbsp raw honey 1/2 scoop Vega Protein & Greens Chocolate 2 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp cacao nibs 2 tbsp unsweetened shredded…