Superfood Smoothie

Do smoothies taste better when someone else makes them for you? I think so.

I’m definitely more of a juicer than a smoothie maker. It certainly isn’t because I feel that juicing is more healthy than smoothie making; I just find it so much easier to make a juice that … read more...

How to Make Delicious Roasted Yams

How to roast yams

This week, I’ve been working away, creating a series of videos for a new e-course all about how to start juicing. There is something about the creative process that makes me feel so energized, inspired and engaged. I can’t wait to share the e-course with you (FYI…it starts this … read more...

Sugar-Free Chai Tea Lemonade

Chai Tea Lemonade

Last week, we kicked off barbecue season for this hot, sunny, big blue sky summer, by hopping on over to my neighbour’s house to celebrate Pride weekend. My fabulous neighbour, Armen, whipped up some incredible Armenian food: I wish I could eat at Armen’s house, every day.

Now, Armen knows … read more...

Gluten-Free Spiced Rice & Veggie Wrap

Vegetarian Wrap Sandwich Recipe

It’s another beautiful week for a new wrap recipe. This one uses one of my all time favorite products: Food for Life Brown Rice Tortillas.

Did you catch last week’s wrap recipe? Click here to discover the amazing coconut wraps by Pure Wraps: they’re raw, vegan, gluten-free, and … read more...

lyme-disease-in-canada

As most of my readers know, I contracted Lyme Disease back in 2006 after being bitten by a tick. It took 5-years to get a diagnosis through a simple blood test, and a further 3-years of treatment to arrive, finally, at a place where I don’t feel so incapacitated.

Lyme … read more...

Roasted Yam & Chickpea Coconut Wrap

Roasted Yam & Chickpea Coconut Wrap Recipe

Hold the phone, people! You need to try coconut wraps. Yes, that’s right…coconut wraps. Who knew?!

Whenever I have a wrap, I typically grab a pack of Food for Life brown rice wraps: they’re great, and very versatile — heck, you can even make thin crust gluten-free pizzasread more...

Vegan & Grain-Free Juice Pulp Muffin Bites

Juice Pulp Muffin Bites

Juicing is such a wonderful way to saturate your body with nutrients to enhance energy, health, and recovery. However, dealing with leftover juice pulp can definitely be an issue. It’s hard to throw juice pulp straight into the garbage without feeling guilty.

Let’s face it, food isn’t cheap. And, going … read more...

Black Bean Noodle Recipe

There is nothing I love more than getting mail. Well…let me clarify. I love getting real mail; mail that is actually hand written by a human or packages filled with products that I’ve ordered. Better still: packages filled with unknown treasures. Those are the best!

But, in this digital age, … read more...

Alison Smith Website Anniversary

‘A year from now, you will wish you had started today.’

There is nothing more true than this quote by Karen Lamb. It’s been fueling my fire for the past year.

I always had the dream of becoming a published author. At this point, my dream is half fulfilled, since … read more...

Orange & Lemon Sugar-Free Icy Slushie

Orange Lemon Sugar-Free Slushie Recipe

Whoa. It suddenly went from being one of the coldest and rainiest Springs that I can ever remember, to a scorching Summer. It was over 90 degrees in my house, yesterday, and I was on the hunt for a way to cool the heck down.

As a watched my two … read more...