Pumpkin Spiced Energy Balls

A few weeks ago, I realized it was finally autumn in British Columbia. The trees are starting to change colour, the air is cool, the rain has been consistent and the smell of pumpkin spice has me feeling all the feels. While we were out grocery shopping last week, I picked up my first (of many!) cans of 100% pumpkin. It sat in my pantry for a few days until the idea of pumpkin spiced energy balls popped into my head. I figured I could replace any oils/nut butters with the pumpkin and that it would act as a binder, and then I could pack in as much flavour (and healthy ingredients) as possible. So, I did, and now I have a delicious snack waiting for me in the fridge filled with healthy plant protein and flavour! I’m working on a few autumn drink recipes to use up the remainder of the pumpkin and will update this blog when I’ve completed them!
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The Best Green Smoothie Bowl

Ya’ll, this is a recipe made for hot summer days. It’s refreshing, sweet, healthy, customizable AND easy to make. What else could you ask for? Not sure what to do with the rest of your frozen mango? Try these Creamy Mango Overnight Oats for a quick & delicious breakfast! As always, if you decide to try this recipe, post a photo on Instagram and tag me so I can see your creations @thatcanadianvegan. Enjoy!

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Creamy Mango Overnight Oats

I know I’m like 5 years behind on this whole “overnight oats” craze – but oh my goodness. I’m obsessed. I love throwing overnight oats in my car and having them right after I work out. They’re easy, so filling and there’s endless flavour options! I love this mango version because it’s creamy, sweet and so perfect for summer. It honestly tastes like dessert, and I’m so excited for you to try it!

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