A Few of My Favorite Things
Now … here are a few of my favourite things – of course this is not a complete list, just a taste. If I were to list all of my favourite things it would take away from my precious time in the kitchen!
Stuff I Use
Blendtec – Looking to make the creamiest, fastest smoothie ever? Get one of these!
Coconut Secrets - Coconut based aminos, nectar and vinegar – words can’t describe!
Coco The Drink – Hydrate naturally with this delicious coconut water.
Giddy YoYo – Chocolate, sprouts, superfoods and love!
Luna and Larry’s Coconut Bliss – My most favourite ice cream. Coconut based, rich, creamy and vegan!
Manitoba Harvest – Local Canadian Hemp Foods and Oils! Delicious!
Mama Earth – Have a basket full of organic fruits and veggies delivered right to your door!
Mary’s Gone Crackers – Delicious, crunchy gluten free crackers and cookies.
Mette Vangso – For instant relaxation, comfort and healing
Mum’s Original – A whole line of Superfoods. Ethically and morally aligned, this company has it all!
Navitas Naturals – Incredible superfoods for energy, longevity and optimal nutrition
Nude Bee Honey – The sweetest and sexiest honey you will ever taste!
Organic Lifestyle – Your one-stop online shop for eco home, kitchen lifestyle products
Salad Master – Quality cookware products that provide simple, healthy, cooking solutions
ShaSha Bread – Wholesome, delicious foods with a great philosophy
Strawesome – the best way to sip your smoothie!
Sun Warrior Protein Powder - the most amazing tasting and healthiest vegan proteins out there!
Sunshine Burger - The best tasting packaged veggie burger. Soy Free!
Sweets From the Earth – Wholesome desserts made with ingredients from the earth (makes custom cakes and desserts too!)
Raw Elements – Amazing raw and health products! Sun Warrior, Vitamineral Greens etc...(Save 5% on your order with this code: MW007)
Raw Foodz Dressings – Dress your soul with these creamy raw, vegan and organic dressings and spreads.
Ruths Hemp Foods – Yummy products to add your everyday menu!
RuMe Bags – Go bag free and carry your own!
Ryza – My tried-and-true rice milk, can’t be beat for taste and texture!
Tonica Kombucha – Sparkling, lightly fermented, organic and raw, enabling a pure and natural source of body renewal and balance
Truly Organic Foods – A local resource for the best in organic foods and supplements!
Upaya naturals – for your everything needs as far as raw foods, kitchen appliances and other superfoods!
Wean Green – Looking for non-toxic glass storage containers – these are the ones!
Vega- Plant based whole food products for superior health and longevity.
Vitamineral Greens – Start your day everyday with a mini cleanse as you get your daily dose of greens in!
VitaMix – make the best smoothies ever!
Xero Shoes – The fun and benefits of barefoot running!
Xylitol Canada – An all natural sweetener that looks and tastes like sugar.
Local Resources and Health Services
Borden Communications – For everything eco and so much more !
Green Beauty – Cosmetics for the Eco Conscious!
Tonic Toronto Magazine – Good Food and Good Info!
TakeOut WithOut – Join the Campaign!
Truly Organic Food – A fantastic online resource for natural & raw foods, superfoods ++
GET – local Toronto goods and services. Everything from education to Green retail stores.
Point to Health – On site Chinese medicine and acupuncture services
EcoCentric - The best GREEN business in Canada!
Our Faves – Find the best of what Toronto has to offer!
GlutenFreeFind.com – A great and easy-to-use resource to help you find gluten-free products in the Canada or US.
Young Urban Farmers - Founded by a group of university graduates, Young Urban Farmers is a Toronto-based company that helps people grow their own fresh food in the city.
Restaurants I Eat At In Toronto
Belmonte Raw – Tasty, clean, raw and amazing chocolate!
Cruda – Raw Cafe
Camros – Organic Vegan Eatery
Live Organic Food Bar – Raw, vegan with an amazing brunch!
Fresh – Hearty Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options
Magic Oven – Spelt and Gluten Free Pizza
Organic Oven – Gluten Free Bakery vegan & gluten free cakes, muffins and breads
Pizza Libretto – Spelt Pizza
Rawlicious – Raw, Living
Pulp Kitchen – Hearty Vegan Brunch
Raw Aura – Raw, Vegan, Living
The Beet – Hip, Urban, Fresh – something for everyone!
Tabule – Mediterranean, amazing hummus with gluten free and vegan options.
Villa – Spelt Pizza, Beet Salad, Gluten Free Pasta! (Vegan and Vegetarian Friendly)
Kale – Vegan, Organic, Macrobiotic
Enoteca Sociale – Local, Ecofriendly Wine and Food Bar
Cookbooks I Love
VEGGIN’ COMFORTABLY – Marni Wasserman
WEEKDAY MEAL PLANNING – Marni Wasserman
CLEANSING WITH SUPERFOODS – Marni Wasserman
PURELY FIT – Marni Wasserman
One Bite at a time or The Cancer Fighting Kitchen – Rebecca Katz
Superfoods By David Wolfe
Extravaganza – Laura Matthies
The Real Food Daily Cookbook – Anne Gentry
The Modern Ayurvedic – Amrita Sondhi
The Hip Chick’s guide to Macrobiotics – Jessica Porter
Raw food Real World – Sarma Melngailis
The Splendid Grain – Rebecca Wood
Super Natural Cooking – Heidi Swanson
Get it Ripe or Ripe from Around Here – jae steele
Grub – Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry
Clean Food – Terri Walters
Clean Start – Terri Walters
Superfood cuisine – Julie Morris
Thrive (Diet, Fitness, Foods) – Brenden Brazier
Online Resources I Support (and Who Support Me)!
Chatelaine Magazine – New recipes and tips from me every week
Crazy Sexy Life – green juice and sexy loving organic food!
G Living – An official green chef or should I say Monkie?
Bamboo Magazine – I just happen to be food editor!
Goodlife Kids Foundation – Family friendly recipes and ideas
NutritionFacts.org - the first completely non-commercial, science-based website to spreading delicious knowledge on the latest in nutrition research, presented in short, easy-to-understand video segments and blog posts
Thrifty and Green – A great online resource for everything you need to know about saving money and living green.