Archive | August, 2011

Soda Stream

15 Aug


This machine is my new favourite thing EVER!

The Soda Stream is a carbonated water maker, seriously wondering where this has been all my life.

It’s pricey people: $129.99. BUT if you love Perrier like me, or over the next few decades you can see yourself enjoying the ability to carbonate your own beverages then this is worth looking into!!

It’s healthy, saves the planet and spices up boring old water! AMAZING! You can even get low calorie natural syrups to add like cranberry or lemon and they are SO good!

This came with a compressed air can that apparently lasts two years before you need to refill it, and that’s if you are consuming a bottle a day.

YAYA Bubbly water!!

The Date Almond Shake = Delicious!

9 Aug

I have some UBER health nut friends who swear by this place Fresh.

We went about six years ago for the first time and while I was a little hesitant on the whole vegan food idea I feel in LOVE with the date almond shake!

I am currently trying to cut down on my carbs in the morning so this shake is a delicious way for me to start the day!

Makes 1-2 servings:


1 – 2 Pre-chopped frozen banannas

1 tbsp maple syrup

4-6 Dates, TIP: soak them in hot water before so that they blend easily

2 heaping tbsp of raw almond butter

1 cup skim milk (they use soy which is great but I don’t always have it in the fridge)

3-4 ice cubes

Optional: 1 scoop of protein powder (I like the vanilla variety)

Also Optional: 1 tbsp Cocoa powder for a chocolate treat, certainly beats a milkshake!

Finish with a dash of cinnamon on top

Drink, love and be healthy!