Mexican Coconut Horchata

Mexican Coconut Horchata

One of the best things about living in a culturally-diverse city such as Vancouver is that there’s lot of opportunity to try new foods and explore new cuisines. While visiting a local Mexican joint, I was intrigued about the drink they had in a fountain dispenser up front near the counter. My husband saw me ogling and asked if I wanted to try it…. UM, YES!

It was love at first taste. Cold, sweet, creamy, and coconutty. Definitely my kind of drink.  (more…)

Matcha Molten Lava Cheese Tart

Molten Lava Cheese Tart

There’s something about lava flow — it’s memorizing — the oozing, flowing… kind of in the same way how people (like myself) get super excited about runny egg yolk. Yes, drippy soft-boiled egg all the way for me!

Now for some real talk: I am not the biggest fan of cheese. I have a (weird) stipulation when it comes to it — in order for me to eat it, it has to be in its melted form. For example: grilled cheese, tuna melts, or pizza. No cheese and crackers for this girl!

You’re probably wondering what does lava and cheese have anything to do with each other?!  (more…)

Product Review: Modern Hippie Exfoliating Sugar Scrub

MH Sugar Scrub The sun’s been out for most of July in Vancouver (yay!), which means I’ve been wearing lots of short-sleeved tops and dresses and skirts. But what this really means is that I’ve been taking more yoga classes and being barefoot.

Now I don’t know about you, but I cringe when I see feet that are calloused and flaky — ugh, yuck! Luckily for me, Modern Hippie sent some Exfoliating Sugar Scrub, made with all-natural sugar (rather than those plastic microbeads) and a blend of essential oils… plus the grapefruit scent smells amazing! (more…)