Welcome to The Cake Mama! Sharing our vegan life with lifestyle inspiration, plant based recipes and our transition into slower living in the Okanagan.

My Experience With BBL Hero Treatment

The BBL Hero treatment is a great way to reduce hyperpigmentation caused by sun damage on almost any part of the body - not just the face! This blog post is sponsored by Dermapure Kelowna. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When I connected with Dermapure about the opportunity to try out this new treatment they were offering, I initially asked myself, "Do I need this?" I didn't think that I had very much sun damage to my face however after experiencing one treatment, I was shocked at how much I actually did have and how much one treatment made a difference. What is BBL Hero? The BBL (Broad Band Laser) HERO® treatment, uses intense pulsed light to target the pigment within the ...

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Best Vegan Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Nothing more comforting than a cookie with a glass of milk. Who's with me! Enter the very best vegan oatmeal raisin cookies! With the chaos of weather we've been having lately, there's nothing more comforting than creating delicious food that warms the soul- in particular oatmeal raisin cookies! As you may or may not know, our family has been exploring a more plant-based diet. It's been even more exciting developing and testing recipes in the baking realm and realizing with each test that incredibly delicious food can actually be baked without your classic butter, egg and milk recipes! This oatmeal raisin cookie is packed with wholesome ingredients like ground flax seeds, coconut sugar and ...

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Delicious Vegan Cheesy Pizza Bread

Make this delicious cheezy pizza bread as a side to a soup or use the dough for pizza night! This delicious cheesy pizza bread is going to be a staple in your life! If you've been following me on Instagram for a while you'll know that our family LOVES pizza night! It's nearly a weekly affair for us and a surefire way to get the kids excited for dinner. This cheesy bread idea came from having left over dough from a pizza night and I was making tomato soup the next day. I figured it would be delicious just as a crispy cheesy bread and thus the idea was born! This dough is super versatile and can make: delicious white bunpizzaflat breads aand even cinnamon buns! you ...

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Easy Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

This creamy vegan tomato soup is perfect for a cozy night in! I remember being early in my 20's and discovering tomato basil bisque soup from my local Safeway. It seemed to be such a popular soup flavour at the time and I found myself buying it regularly. I have always been afraid of making soups because it seemed like it took all day long and I could never figure out how to bring out the flavour of veggies and turn it into something wonderful and hearty. Over the years I have worked on perfecting this tomato soup and I hope you will all like it as much as I do! A couple of notes to help you be successful with this recipe: A high powered blender is optimal for this recipe ...

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How To Camp Like A Vegan

Today's post is all about how to camp like a vegan. Camping as a vegan may sound complicated but I can assure you it isn't! One of my fondest memories of my childhood are the summers we spent camping for weeks and weeks with my family. Having a family of my own, I have enjoyed being able to share camping traditions and experiences with my kids. Among all the biking, swimming and campfire-ing we do when we camp, camp food is definitely one of the things I look forward to preparing! When we went vegan, I thought (as many of you might) that planning meals for a week of camping might be more challenging. I'm here to tell you that it is the LEAST stressful part about preparing to go away ...

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