Tis the season for pumpkin everything. I realize it’s super cliche to go ham on everything pumpkin spice. The thing is, I love pumpkin all year round, but this time of year it’s EVERYWHERE and I can’t help but get a little over excited. As usual, I prefer to keep my recipes lower sugar and … [Read more…]
Valentine’s Day was the perfect excuse to celebrate love all weekend long.
I was debating writing a post on kindness or protein cookies, so I decided to write a post on both. While getting comfortable in being in limbo I’ve had to deal with some negative feelings: what am I doing with my life? Why haven’t I accomplished x, y and z yet? Am I a burden … [Read more…]
If you’re like me you love seeing what people eat. In honour of that notion, I’m doing a What I Ate Wednesday post. I haven’t done anything like this since my Grub Street style weekly eats, so thought it might be fun. I’m constantly tweaking my diet to see what works best for me. These … [Read more…]
I love meal planning. It saves me money, time, forces me to eat healthier, and feeds my desire to be obsessively organized. My friend’s mom, a busy, wonderful, sweet angel and mid-wife, asked me to assist her with a week’s worth of meal planning. As a bonus, my friend and I could prepare all of our own meals … [Read more…]
Happy Halloween! Why not start the celebrations off early with some witchy lookin oats? Rich in antioxidants, fibre, and protein, it will give you all the energy you need to haunt and flaunt this Halloween.
I love tahini. If I could get away with it I would probably dip carrots into a jar of tahini for dinner every night (this may have happened before.) When I’m not dipping carrots into a jar, I use it to make easy creamy salad dressings, including a killer “faux Caesar” dressing, or eat it straight off the spoon. No shame. … [Read more…]
This week has been cold and rainy in Vancouver. Although I’m more of a sun worshipper, the crispness to the air has me really excited for the upcoming seasons. Fall is such a special time of change and new opportunities, and winter means I get to have my love home with me for a month. I … [Read more…]
I’ve always felt like a bit of a witch in the kitchen. I love coming up with healing elixirs that taste good and make me feel great. I usually travel with a ziploc full of green powders, natural herbs and teas to keep my body humming along.