Category Archives: beverage

wild ginger green smoothie - The First Mess

happy hour + wild ginger green smoothie

This is my new favourite green smoothie! If you’re a true-blue, high vibe nerd, maybe you go in phases with yourView full post »

strawberry rosewater chia fresca - The First Mess

happy hour + strawberry rosewater chia fresca

Do chia drinks freak you out? I kind of gravitate to the juices and other drinks with all the little floaties in them.View full post »

happy hour + coconut cashew matcha latte

I know I’ve done a ton of drinks with cashews lately, but somehow I wound up with 2 Costco bags of raw cashewsView full post »

Summer Bliss Juice (watermelon, coconut water, lime + frozen strawberries) - The First Mess

happy hour + summer bliss juice

I have been on a hot streak of picking out the sweetest, most delicious watermelons lately. No doubt I’m jinxingView full post »

Maca caramel frap (healthy delicious + #vegan!)

happy hour + maca caramel frap

Sorry I kinda bailed on you guys for a bit there..! We had inquired with builders about all these differentView full post »

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 »

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 »

happy hour + roasted strawberry coconut shake

I get really impatient this time of year. I’m not like, a total saint when it comes to local and seasonalView full post »

super healthy green colada - The First Mess

happy hour + super healthy green colada

I thought I’d ease back into the blogging groove with a little happy hour post. Hawaii was great! Aside from theView full post »

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 »