Our favourite spots to Brunch in Vancouver Vegan style

Brunch! who doesn’t love Brunch?? We love going out for brunch when we can there’ss just something about it that makes it that much more special than just breakfast and lunch. Some restaurants will serve extra dishes on the weekends that they don’t on the other days of the week so you just gotta go…

Top 10 tips for transitioning vegans

We have been vegan long enough now that we don’t think twice about it, it’s second nature. People tell us it must be so hard but trust us when we tell you  it’s not! We were vegetarian for almost 10 years before finally turning vegan. We didn’t really think about the whole reasons around being…

Top 5 Vegan ice cream spots in Vancouver

With the summer weather already here its time to hit some vegan ice cream spots! here is our top five picks in Vancouver! Virtuous Pie Be prepared for an explosion of flavours from peanut butter to cookie dough to tumeric! Oh and do not forget the ice cream cookie sandwiches! we decided to share one…

Veg expo Vancouver 2018!

Veg Expo Vancouver 2018! you did it again! what a day filled with so much fun and good food! We arrived about 9:30am and we were not the first! by the time the hall opened there was a huge line up! looks like people are starting to catch on. There were so many stalls so…

COCONUT ALMOND ENERGY BALLS

Trying to find treats to have that do not contain ANY sugar whatsoever along with being vegan is almost impossible. There is no where in the city it seems so we decided to make our own treats. These coconut and almond balls are vegan, gluten free and anti candida friendly are super simple and quick…

Cinnamon cookies

These cinnamon cookies are not only vegan but sugar free too! and there not half bad! Being on the candida cleanse means no sugar obviously but these cookies hit the spot. They use stevia which is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of…

Almond crackers anti-candida and vegan

When we went from being vegetarian to vegan it meant we had to do some research and figure out what we can and cannot eat we soon discovered different foods that we had never tried before and  it was fun making new dishes. Being on our anti candida cleanse has made us think outside the…

Cauliflower crust pie pizza- Anti-candida

So we are on a Anti candida cleanse. The Candida diet is a low-sugar, anti-inflammatory diet that promotes good gut health and eliminates the sugars that feed a Candida overgrowth. The diet includes non-starchy vegetables, some low sugar fruits, non-glutinous grains, fermented foods, and healthy proteins. We decided to make a cauliflower crust pizza, it’s…

High protein edamame pasta

We were shopping in Costco for the basics, toilet paper, Vega protein powder etc…. when we came across edamame pasta! never tried it before it actually looks like long blades of grass before  you cook it. With 21 grams of protein per pack and 170 calories it’s a great choice for a high protein meal….

Food tour of L.A

If you have read our previous blog on Crossroads kitchen you know we went to L.A last year and omg there was an abundance of vegan food there, we did our damned best to go to as many places as possible! Plant Food and Wine Plant Food and Wine is located in Venice, we hopped…