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coconut key lime pie

This coconut key lime pie is completely guilt free, and is the perfect dessert to bring to summer parties and BBQ’s!

viva las vegan

So I decided we needed to get out of cold toronto and I surprised Lauren with a valentine’s getaway to las vegas! I know, I’m the world’s best boyfriend. Besides the warm weather, I picked vegas because it’s one of the top 10 most vegan friendly cities in america. We couldn’t eat it all in […]

giveaway: thrive energy cookbook

hot for food is giving you a chance to win a signed copy of this amazing new cookbook from author, vegan athlete, and the creator of Vega, Brendan Brazier. Brendan has helped changed the way millions of people eat including, me, Lauren Toyota. When I found out about Brendan and Vega in 2009 it helped jump-start […]

hawaiian dreams

It was a dream come true visiting hawaii. We were in oahu for 7 days, staying in a house with friends on the north shore, and while that’s certainly not long enough we saw a lot and we were able to eat some great vegan food! If you’re planning on visiting the island of oahu […]

kind kreme: raw, vegan, organic ice cream

I haven’t been posting much because I have a full time job as a TV Host at MuchMusic, and when I was cooking and posting on my blog a lot I happened to be unemployed. But change is good and I am SO happy to be working on TV again. It allows me to go […]