Category Archives: beverage

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 »

Peach Crumble Shake with Chia - The First Mess (vegan)

HAPPY HOUR + PEACH CRUMBLE SHAKE

Once August is here, I make versions of this peach crumble shake pretty much every day. Sometimes I’ll use aView full post »

luscious reishi chocolate milk - The First Mess

HAPPY HOUR + LUSCIOUS REISHI CHOCOLATE MILK

It’s been a little while since I posted one of these, oops! And juuuust when I managed to get my act together toView full post »

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 »