Vegan Power Chocolate Mousse

Have a sweet tooth? No problem! Balance your clean eating with a delicious and easy treat by making this Chocolate Mousse! It’s made with four simple ingredients: avocado, medjool dates, raw cacao and Purica Power Vegan Protein!  Purica Power Vegan Protein comes in three flavours: Chocolate, Vanilla & Natural. I used the Vanilla flavour soRead more

Asian Slaw a la Bella

I don’t know about you but during the winter months, I am always craving some type of slaw. This year, I decided to go back to my roots and make something with a little Asian flare. If you know me, my favourite cuisine is Italian so my go-to dishes aren’t typically Asian. But when you’reRead more

A Fresh Start 2018

A healthy balanced life includes good thoughts, stress management, body movement and clean eating. A Fresh Start is your guide to living your most beautiful life now! It is filled with daily tasks to help you slowly cultivate healthy lifestyle habits. On top of that, I have included a 7-Day Clean Eating Menu Plan. ♥Read more

Snowballs a la Bella

A classic snowball cookie (also known as: Russian tea cake, Mexican wedding cookie, Italian wedding cookie, snowdrops, or butterballs) is usually made out of butter, icing sugar, flour and ground nuts (typically almonds, hazelnuts, pecans or walnuts). I wanted to make a gluten-free, wheat-free, dairy-free version with minimal sugar so I created Snowballs a laRead more

DIY Hot Cocoa Mix

Hot Chocolate… a favourite childhood drink that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. A drink that helps you reminisce of the good ol’ winter days; playing in the snow, laughing around the fireplace or baking Christmas treats in the kitchen. At least this is what hot cocoa does for me! I am aRead more

Braised Red Cabbage

The rich red colour and robust hearty flavour of a red cabbage are two of it’s primary characteristics that make it nutritionally beneficial to add to our diets. Its red pigment comes from anthocyanin polyphenols which are phytonutrients that are high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.  Braising is a cooking method wherein only half ofRead more