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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Our favourite smoothies in Vancouver!

Top 5 smoothie hubs in Vancouver If you know the both of us you will know we have a thing for smoothies and Acai bowls! we love love love them! we  don’t know how there was a life before them. It’s all thanks to a friend in Whistler who sold us his ninja for $25…

Our top 5 favourite vegan restaurants in Vancouver!

  Meet in Gastown/on Main Meet is just about to open their third location, each one seeming to be more popular than the other! Its great to see it experiencing so much success. Meet is mostly about the comfort food, with options for healthier choices too. The burgers are the best, aand the fries! hands…

Choc chip Spice loaf

We were popping over to a friends house and wanted to bring a lil treat. We were still feeling the festive spirit so wanted something yummy with cinnamon/nutmeg. We were thinking banana loaf with cinnamon but we have done that before. So we decided to switch it up a bit with this Chocolate Chip Spice…

Simple Tempeh dish

Since we have been trying to increase our protein sources we have discovered Tempeh! (pronounced temp-ay). In the past we had bought it and ate it plain and thought to ourselves “what the hell is that” it freaked us out since it is a little unusual. However now we have been eating it in different…