Chocolate zucchini morning smoothie

Chocolate zucchini morning smoothie

    Zucchini, my personal favourite variety of summer squash, is currently at its peak. While you may be grilling it or blending it into soups, today I’m proposing you make use of your zucchini in an entirely new way: tossed into your morning smoothie.   Why zucchini?  If you’re late to the vegetables-in-the-smoothie game,…

Pumpkin spice smoothie

Pumpkin spice smoothie

  It’s official. My clients are reporting pumpkin spice lattes in their food logs which can only mean one thing: fall has arrived. So in case you also suffer from the pumpkin spice effect, today’s recipe will satisfy your craving but nourish your cells, too. Because unlike those lattes that mainly provide sugar and nostalgia,…

Iced Coconut Matcha Latte

Iced Coconut Matcha Latte

  MY FIRST MATCHA EXPERIENCE I remember the first time I tried matcha. It was a few years ago at a tea shop early one morning as I waited to prepare for a meeting. I was overwhelmed by the variety of tea on the walls so I asked the clerk if there was anything he…

Cherry chocolate smoothie bowl

Cherry chocolate smoothie bowl

      I can’t seem to get enough of smoothie bowls.  I don’t know whether it’s the different textures, the fact that they remind me of my time in Maui or because they force me to savour each bite with a spoon, but I urge you to jump on the smoothie bowl band wagon if you haven’t already….

Berry Smoothie Bowl

Berry Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies have a lot going for them. They’re quick to prepare. They can be eaten on the go….for breakfast or for snack. They come with endless flavour combinations. They’re an easy vessel for vegetables! (Throw a handful of baby spinach into your next smoothie and I promise your tastebuds won’t notice a thing.) And with…

Iced mocha smoothie

Iced mocha smoothie

I hadn’t had an iced coffee in years. Not long ago, I stole a sip from a friend of mine and couldn’t get over how cloyingly sweet it was. Way sweeter than I remembered it being back when I used to drink them as a teen. But I guess that isn’t surprising, given the  amount…

Kale and mango green smoothie

Kale and mango green smoothie

Green smoothies certainly aren’t new on the nutrition scene. In my mind they’ve been around forever, but they still represent unknown territory for many… A few weeks ago, I held a booth the at the lovely bridal boudoir affair, a fabulous bridal show here in Montreal, where I gave wellness tips to brides-to-be. I decided…