Category Archives: beverage

Magic Mushroom Mocha Frap - The First Mess (vegan)

HAPPY HOUR + MAGIC MUSHROOM MOCHA FRAP

NOTE: “magic” mushroom is the operative/catchy title for this recipe. While I think the flavour and comboView full post »

The double double earl grey latte (aka the best earl grey latte ever) - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + THE DOUBLE DOUBLE EARL GREY LATTE

I know that elixirs with all kinds of weird and wonderful powders are very much the movement du jour (and I loveView full post »

Hot Pink Beet Protein Smoothie from The First Mess Cookbook

HOT PINK SMOOTHIE CHEERS!

Popping in so quick today! The First Mess Cookbook is finally out, and while I know that you guys may be experiencingView full post »

Ginger Majik Toddy - The First Mess

A WORD + GINGER MAJIK TODDY

When you come to this site, I show you who I am. Sometimes it’s only a certain mood in a photo and a notationView full post »

vegan double chocolate hazelnut espresso shake from

HAPPY HOUR + DOUBLE CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT ESPRESSO SHAKE FROM “BLISSFUL BASIL”

Hey 👋! Sending out my calmest and warmest ways of being on this grey Sunday. I’m spending most of thisView full post »

Adaptogenic Hot Cocoa with Cordyceps (vegan recipe)

HAPPY HOUR + ADAPTOGENIC HOT COCOA

Hey, happy Sunday! Popping in with one of my happy hours for you guys because this comforting/naturally energizingView full post »

Instant Calm Tea Latte: the perfect bedtime sip - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + INSTANT CALM

This time of year can be hard on a lot of us. The increased volume of social engagements, the pressure to buy a bunchView full post »

coconut butter hot chocolate (vegan) - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + COCONUT BUTTER HOT CHOCOLATE

Hiiii it’s been nothing buy grey and rain here, and I’ve been shivering for 3 days straight, so I think itView full post »

fresh ginger pear cider with vanilla bean - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + GINGER PEAR CIDER WITH VANILLA BEAN

I think I’m being generous labelling this one as a “cider” because the juice itself is made with aView full post »

sweet potato spice latte shake - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + SWEET POTATO SPICE SHAKE

This post is sponsored by WhiteWave Foods. I’m so excited for this weekend because we’re returning to those slightlyView full post »

cacao hazelnut latte with herbal coffee - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + CACAO HAZELNUT HUG :)

So I’m here, not with an alcoholic libation to help you celebrate the long weekend, but with something a bitView full post »