Sunshine Smoothie

This bright and creamy smoothie is a delicious way to start your day. The Sunshine Smoothie is packed with whole fresh fruit, anti-inflammatory turmeric and tahini for flavour and extra nutrients.

Turmeric is a bright yellow spice which is renown in culinary nutrition for it’s anti-inflammatory qualities and for aiding digestion. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, is more readily absorbed when combined with black pepper. So this smoothie includes this boosting spice too!

Tahini is sesame seed paste. It is a little nutty, a little bitter and deliciously creamy. It adds good fats, protein and iron to the smoothie.

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Pumpkin Spice Nice Cream with Candied Pumpkin Seeds

So we know fall is coming. The kids are back to school, temperatures are dipping and a few leaves are starting to turn colour . Despite all this, the temperatures still warrant sandals, shorts and dips in the pool.  Even still, I’m ready to start cooking up fall staples, squash, chili and any dessert that involves pumpkin. This dairy free ice cream is the perfect bridge between the seasons. Its cool and creamy, suitable for the temperature, but warming and autumnal with pumpkin pie spices of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Continue reading “Pumpkin Spice Nice Cream with Candied Pumpkin Seeds”