The Juice Truck Book Review

The Juice Truck Book Review Plus Three Recipes - girlheartfood.com

~ The Juice Truck Book Review ~

The Juice Truck is a plant based recipe book written by Zach Berman and Ryan Slater. After a trip to India tasting some delicious  juices, they were inspired to created the first ever cold-pressed mobile juice bar in 2011 called,  you guessed it, The Juice Truck.  Since that time, they have expanded to include a juice café and smoothie cart.  Then, of course, The Juice Truck book!  Love healthy, tasty drinks and food?  Want to live a healthy lifestyle?  Don’t we all?!  Well, this book is for you! Continue reading

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Chanterelle Mushroom Crostini with Ricotta, Thyme and Honey

Chanterelle Mushroom Crostini with Ricotta, Thyme and Honey {easy appetizer made in under 15 minutes, vegetarian} - girlheartfood.com

~ Chanterelle Mushroom Crostini with Ricotta, Thyme & Honey ~

Fresh Newfoundland chanterelle mushrooms are lightly sautéed with garlic and fresh thyme. Then, a generous helping is piled on creamy ricotta topped crusty bread. To put the icing on the cake, it’s then drizzled with a touch of honey for one delicious bite! Continue reading

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Ultimate Weekend Eats and Drinks

Ultimate Weekend Eats and Drinks {delicious recipes for the weekend or game day) - girlheartfood.com + more~ Ultimate Weekend Eats and drinks ~

You guys probably know that I loves me the weekend!  Who doesn’t, right?  I’m all about relaxing, vegging out and catching up on my favourite shows….and maybe havin’ a little dance around the kitchen.

We have a  long weekend coming up so I thought it was only fitting to have a HUGE foodie round-up.  There’s 50 recipes here!!  I’ve included a few of my own recipes, of course.  But, guess what?  I’ve requested recipes from friends and fellow bloggers.  There’s definitely something here for everyone from cocktails, to burgers, wings, tacos, nachos, dips and more!

Get your napkins ready and be prepared to get hungry cause this one is really good! Continue reading

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Monthly Favourites August 2017

Monthly Favourites August 2017 - girlheartfood.com

~ Monthly Favourites August 2017 ~

Hi everyone!  What’s up?  How was your weekend? The weather was a bit sub par (raining) around here so it was a perfect time to stay home, catch up on odds and ends around the house and cook.  Actually, any weekend is a perfect time to cook if you ask me!  I was gifted with some gorgeous local chanterelle mushrooms from friends—> got home, the mushrooms were in a bag on my front step; you should have seen me! I literally did a happy dance.  The little things, right?  So, suffice to say, stay tuned for a recipe using those beauties.  August was such a busy month with lots of good eats; let’s have a little recap, shall we? Continue reading

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Mixed Nut and Seed Butter

Mixed Nut and Seed Butter {vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free} - girlheartfood.com

~ MIXED NUT and SEED BUTTER ~

This Mixed Nut and Seed Butter is a whole lot of goodness packed in one little jar!  It’s all good-for-you ingredients that you can pronounce and nothing complicated.  There’s a bunch of peanuts, cashews and almonds along with sunflower, pumpkin, chia and sesame seeds and a tiny peck of salt.  This one is going to be your new favourite thing to spread on toast! Continue reading

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Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie

Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie {vegan, gluten free, naturally sweetened, dairy free} - girlheartfood.com

~ Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie ~

This is a sponsored post with Bob’s Red Mill, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Girl Heart Food possible and for helping me continue to do what I love – cook, eat and share delicious recipes!

This Creamy Orange and Vanilla Smoothie is packed with real orange and vanilla flavour and for extra oomph has vanilla protein powder.  It’s a delicious way to start your day or to get over that mid afternoon slump!  Plus, it tastes like a favourite childhood frozen treat in smoothie form!

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Mint Chocolate Nice Cream

Mint Chocolate Nice Cream (vegan, gluten free, dairy free) - girlheartfood.com

~ Mint Chocolate Nice Cream ~

This Mint Chocolate Nice Cream couldn’t be easier! It’s basically frozen bananas that are blitzed in a food processor until they’re super creamy.  Then maple syrup, fresh mint leaves, dark chocolate and a touch of mint extract is added to the mix.  It makes for the perfect guilt free snack! Continue reading

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Ultimate Cheeseburger

Time to get the barbecue going for this delicious Ultimate Cheeseburger! - girlheartfood.com

~ ULTIMATE CHEESEBURGER ~

This is a sponsored post with Dairy Farmers of Canada, but, as always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Girl Heart Food possible and for helping me continue to do what I love – cook, eat and share delicious recipes! #CanadianCheese

This Ultimate Cheeseburger is flavourful, filling and, of course, CHEESY! The beef patties are simply prepared with only a few spices and no binder. My favourite part? They’re grilled and topped with copious amounts of cheddar cheese. For the sauce, there’s a delicious roasted garlic mayo and then the burgers are garnished with goodies like tomato, thinly sliced onion, pickle and crispy bacon. Get grillin’ with this Ultimate Cheeseburger; you’re going to love it! Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp {gluten free) - girlheartfood.com

~ Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp ~

A bit tart and a touch sweet with a buttery crumble, this Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is a quintessential summer dessert that can be put together in minutes!  When assembled, just place in the oven until the fruit is bubbling and the top has browned.  You’re going to love this one! Continue reading

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Monthly Favourites for July 2017

~ Monthly Favourites for July 2017 ~

Hey hey!  How’s it going, you guys?  I’m just going to come out and say it – we are over half way through 2017!  Can you believe it?  This month flew by (as usual).  Just last week, I saw a flyer with ‘end of season sale’ on the front page.  WHAT?! NO!  C’mon!  Like, seriously, the season just started.  I refuse to get sucked into that nonsense and as long as the temperature is decent, this chick is going to enjoy every day grillin’, chilln’, and soaking in that sun (with the appropriate level of SPF<—public service announcement – wear your SPF, people!

Anywho, it’s been another food filled month with lots of great recipes and even my first book review!  Let’s get onto the good stuff! Continue reading

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