Category Archives: all seasons

berry beet velvet smoothie - The First Mess

happy hour + berry beet velvet smoothie

Once it gets even moderately warm out, I move my working area outdoors. Our dog loves nothing more than sitting withView full post »

carrot ginger lemonade - The First Mess

happy hour + carrot ginger lemonade

I stopped using my juicer a long time ago. In a relatively recent conversation with a friend, I mentioned how I wasView full post »

dirty masala chai affogato (vegan!) - The First Mess

dirty masala chai affogato

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Creamy cinnamon milk #vegan - The First Mess

happy hour + cinnamon milk

Sometimes I make my own nut milk at home, but most of the time (like 90% of it) I just buy an unsweetened almond orView full post »

golden milk iced coffee - The First Mess

happy hour + golden milk iced coffee

Spring is finally coming to southern Ontario this weekend, so I’m calling it: iced coffee season is here! ViewView full post »

blueberry maca

happy hour + blueberry maca milk

Well hey there! I hope everyone is settling into the weekend with a calm and sunny outlook. We’re supposed toView full post »

lemon and lavender tea latte - The First Mess

happy hour + lemon lavender tea latte

My man came home with a pretty pot of spring flowers and some vegan and gluten-free cupcakes from my favourite spotView full post »

sprouted mung bowl with coconut quinoa + beet tahini - The First Mess

sprouted mung bowl with coconut quinoa + beet tahini

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Feel-better tea recipe - The First Mess

happy hour + feel-better tea

My man had a scratchy throat the other night, so I came up with this concoction and made a double batch. His throatView full post »

raw chocolate raspberry shake - The First Mess

happy hour + raw chocolate raspberry shake

I lied in the last post when I said I wouldn’t make anything Valentines-y! It’s two smoothies for theView full post »