Peppermint Mocha (Dairy Free, Plant-Based, Paleo)

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between cacao and cocoa powder? Cocoa powder is actually made similarly to cacao, except cocoa is heated at a higher temperature during processing. Less processed cacao (to which less heat has been applied) — such as raw cacao — tends to contain more antioxidants. In addition, cacao…

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Eggnog Latte (Dairy Free, Paleo)

🎄One of the things I love most about the holiday season is eggnog. Its warm and festive flavours coupled with its rich and creamy texture makes it the perfect drink on its own – or even better, when combined with coffee ☕! Since the BF and I were trapped inside on Sunday because of the…

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Turmeric Latte – a.k.a. Golden Milk

DID YOU KNOW? There are over 12,500 peer-reviewed articles published on the benefits of turmeric, in particular one of its powerful compounds, curcumin. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric. It has powerful anti-inflammatory effects and is a very strong antioxidant – making it great for both weight loss and IBS. Unfortunately, the curcumin…

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Cold Matcha Latte

DID YOU KNOW? Matcha Green Tea can help to support weight loss. According to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, consuming green tea increased thermogenesis, (the body’s rate of burning calories) from 8-10% to 35-43% of daily energy expenditure. So what causes this increase in thermogenesis? Polyphenols – plant-based compound with powerful antioxidant…

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Lemon Ginger Fizz

DID YOU KNOW? Ginger is Mother Nature’s medicine especially when it comes to supporting digestive health. This powerful root can help prevent problems like dyspepsia, a common condition of weakened digestion characterized by symptoms like pain, heartburn, fullness and discomfort. Ginger relaxes the smooth muscle in your gut lining and helps food move along throughout the…

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Cold Lemon Hibiscus Tea (Plant-Based, Antioxidant-Rich)

DID YOU KNOW? Hibiscus tea is loaded with antioxidants and could be helpful in reducing oxidative stress in the body. Oxidative stress occurs when free radicals invade the body and the body doesn’t have enough antioxidants to combat them. Free radical damage may contribute to many health issues ranging from cancer to aging skin, so…

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Kombucha “Mulegarita”

Sometimes you just need to kick-up your heels and enjoy the Summer heat with a feel good and refreshing Kombucha “Mulegarita”! Here’s why Kombucha is one of my go-to healthy thirst quenchers during the hot Summer days … Kombucha is a fermented beverage consisting of black tea (or other teas) and sugar (cane sugar, fruit…

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Creamy Matcha Green Tea Latte

How does a warm cup of anti-aging sound? Matcha contains all of green tea’s benefits in the most concentrated form – amplifying the health benefits of this superfood. Matcha is loaded with polyphenol compounds called catechins, a type of antioxidant, making it a powerful anti-aging tea. In addition, studies have linked green tea to a…

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Blended Pumpkin Spice Latte

I’m officially obsessed with my morning Pumpkin Spice Latte. It’s to the point where I wonder how I survived all the other seasons without it! I suggest using higher fat coconut milk (from a can) if you want a more rich and creamy latte. You can also add collagen powder if you’d like. It’s a…

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Mocha Collagen Latte (Dairy Free, Keto, Paleo)

Have you ever considered adding more collagen to your diet to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, support your bones & joints or improve your gut health? The best dietary sources of collagen are from inedible parts of animals, like bones and cartilage. The majority of Western diets aren’t rich in collagen since these animal…

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