Chunky Monkey Smoothie Bowls

You want to know the secret for really beautiful smoothie bowls? The answer is so simple - just be messy! I don't know why I've always tried to arrange perfect rows or fruit, or make the toppings look just right, (maybe it's all those pretty pictures on Instagram or something). But these smoothie bowls are the first ones I haven't ... Read More

Chocolate Truffle Raspberries

I first started making these on a whim one day when we lived in Calgary. I had just bought an exorbitantly priced pint, (produce is pricey in the north - think $8 per pint) of raspberries. They're Tyler's favorite berries, and I wanted to make them into a simple dessert. Since I love chocolate, the natural progression was to add the ... Read More

The Inspired Ice Creams E-book

It's here... and just in time for all things summer! The idea for this Inspired Ice Creams E-Book was formed in a coffee shop in Fernie BC while sipping a latte, and trying to warm up from a freezing torrential down pour. Maybe I was just trying to conjure up warmer sunny days in my mind, but all of a ... Read More

Healthy Chunky Monkey Ice Cream

A couple years ago when we started to get a little more serious about eating healthier, there was this popular idea floating around about making 'ice cream' out of frozen bananas. I was more than a little skeptical because ice cream is a food group unto itself in our family - it's serious business to say the least. For years ... Read More

Chocolate Covered Pomegranate Acai Bowls

For me, a sense of indulgence the key to healthy eating. Whenever I feel the least bit deprived or restricted, my mind goes into a state of constant want, and pretty soon it's bring on all the chocolate and cheese please (with no sense of moderation)! But... what if we could eat healthy and love it? Well that's a question ... Read More

Chocolate Covered Cherry Ice Cream Tart

Do you ever find yourself in need of a showstopper dessert, something that looks impressive but doesn't take 3 hours and countless layers/fillings/frostings to assemble? I find myself in this situation all the time, and so I developed this recipe that even the busiest person can manage. It's most definitely the easiest dessert I've ever made, and you don't even ... Read More

Chocolate Covered Almond Coconut Granola

You can thank my Mom for this recipe, it seems every recipe has a story behind it, and this one is no exception. She casually mentioned one day that a healthy granola with the flavors of her favorite candy bar might be nice for hiking season, and who can go wrong with chocolate, almonds, and coconut!?! I of course got ... Read More

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cookies

The minute I heard about hazelnut flour, I knew exactly what I was going to make! It's predictable and not at all unexpected, but chocolate chip cookies have just been begging for this Nutella like upgrade. And... since chocolate and sea salt is absolutely unbeatable, I sprinkled the cookie tops with a little salty goodness as well. It only took ... Read More

Chocolate Mousse Brownies

Chocolate and Raspberry is my husband's favorite dessert combination - so it's no surprise this recipe is dedicated to him! I had it all dreamed up for his birthday a month ago, but before I told him what I had in mind, he requested my Chocolate Tart. So I figured the Chocolate Mousse Brownies could wait for February when there's ... Read More