Erinn Weatherbie and Kelly Childs wearing pink and celebrating their big win at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival

We won!! BEST BAKERY, BEST DESSERT, BEST RESTAURANT

How unbelievable…It still has me in shock when they read out our names for these THREE awards at the Toronto Vegetarian Food Festival (the Biggest one in North America I might add…) on Sunday night. We won these awards against some very tough competition and we just wouldn’t have been able to do it without […]

Kelly Childs' Bunny Smoothie Carrot Cake Smoothie

The Original Bunny Smoothie – Gluten-Free and Vegan (tastes like Carrot Cake too!)

I thought I’d share this healthy and delicious smoothie. We featured it often at our restaurant, LettuceLove Cafe, and the customers always love it! It tastes like Carrot Cake which makes it an instant “FALL IN LOVE” moment with the kids and if any of you know me by now, you know that this is […]

Kelly Childs' Dreamy Green Milkshake Closeup

Dreamy GREEN MILKSHAKE Recipe

So yesterday, I was feeling a little stressed (BIG time), needed a lift of energy and craved a little sweet stuff but also needed my greens as well. There’s so much going on with the Kelly’s Bake Shoppe and at LettuceLove Cafe. New menu items, hiring for two stores, website crashes, writing blogs and fixing […]

Kale Salad

Kale Caesar!

For those of you new to the world of kale, keep your eyes and ears open. This is an incredibly versatile and tremendously HEALTHY veggie that needs to be in your daily diet. Believe me, once you try kale, you won’t be able to stop incorporating it into your daily life. The health benefits of […]

Downtown Burlington sunrise

How to Eat Vegan – For Mind, Body, and Soul

Being Vegan and Enjoying the Whole Package Everywhere we turn, “clean eating” and “whole foods” are being touted as the newest rage in eating.  Unprocessed and unrefined foods and foods that are only found in nature are the basis of clean eating.  However, before the clean eating rage started, there were vegans.  While vegetarians do […]

Carrots picked out of Kelly Childs' garden

What is Nutrient Density?

Nutrient Density measures the benefits you get from a food compared to the number of calories it contains. Nutrient-dense foods give you the most nutrients possible for the fewest calories. For example, some energy bars provide 15 percent of your daily folate (a B vitamin found naturally in certain foods- especially leafy greens) requirement for […]