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Skincare Secrets

At 28 years old, I’m seeing drastic changes in my complexion. It’s a tad earlier than I would have hoped BUT it has allowed me to revisit the connection between diet and vitality. To be quite honest, skin tone wasn’t something that had even crossed my mind until I started […]

Mains

Crispy Ginger “Beef” Portobello Mushroom Stirfry

Crispy portobellos in a savory sauce with a nice punch of ginger will rival your favorite Chinese take out comfort food. This flavorful and spicy stir-fry is incredibly easy and ready in just 30 minutes, helping you get dinner on the table quickly. Enjoy this saucy dish over rice with […]

Smoothies & Elixirs, Snacks

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Smoothie

The beginning of spring is marked not only by profoundly beautiful cherry blossoms, but by rhubarb season as well. It’s known by gardeners and farmers alike to be one of the earliest indications that spring has officially arrived. Growing up, I generally enjoyed this veggie sweetened – in pie or crubble […]

Smoothies & Elixirs, Snacks

Cherry Maca Smoothie

Spring is here – the cherry blossoms are out, covering the streets with delicate, bright petals and softening the air with their delicious floral freshness. This marks my first spring season in Vancouver and I am completely enamoured with all the blooms and lushness surrounding me.  It’s time to shake off the […]

Snacks, Sweets

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

I’ve been inside hiding from the stormy skies all weekend. The rain has a way of penetrating all my layers and chilling me to my core, so I’d rather hibernate – melt into the couch with a comfy sweater and a good book to avoid all of the cold. Nothing really […]

Smoothies & Elixirs, Snacks

Berry Protein Smoothie

Life happens fast & sometimes eating and meal planning can take a back seat. Whether I am buried in school work, on the road, or on a bender at work, a healthful meal always helps me find balance in the chaos of day to day life.  This smoothie demands very […]

Snacks, Sweets

Earl Grey Granola

  Everyone wants to be healthy. We all know we could use more fruits and vegetables, but in today’s food market, there seems to be conflicting information and claims about what foods we should be eating and those that stuff your waistline with empty promises. The temptation is real and […]

Mains, Recipes

Winter Squash Stew

And to think just last month I was beachside soaking in the beauty of the Yucutan peninsula. It’s back to reality for me and that means back to winter here in rainy Vancouver. I don’t know about you but when it comes to this time of year I crave warm, […]

Mains, Recipes

Heirloom Tomato & Peach Panzanella Salad

Market mornings are a treasured weekly ritual. I enjoy the excitement of finding not only the freshest ingredients, but some truly beautiful food on my Sunday morning stroll through the farm stands. For me, it is where I find inspiration. Sometimes though, things don’t go as planned & I can’t […]

Snacks, Sweets

Hemp Balls

Our bodies need fat. It is the most concentrated source of energy we have  & somewhere down the line we received all this misinformation that fat is bad for you. The truth is fat is essential for a host of basic, integral bodily functions like nerve and brain function, vitamin […]

Mains, Snacks

Herb Mushroom Ricotta Toast

When I think of the weekends I think brunchy thoughts. Long, lazy morning spent in my comfy clothes, nowhere to be, my only intent being finding epic breakfast. This toast is exactly that. PLUS the real beauty is you don’t need to leave the comfort of your home to get […]

Recipes, Snacks, Sweets

Chocolate Zucchini Donuts

It’s so necessary to have a go-to zucchini bread recipe for any blog…right??I’ve decided to deviate from the classic fall loaf & give the people what they want – MORE DONUTS!!!! This recipe makes 18 warm & chocolatey donuts, that are a perfectly enjoyable as snack or for breakfast, with […]

Snacks, Sweets

Summer Berry Crumble Bars

I’ve never met a crumble I didn’t like & these bars are no exception. Bursting with summer fruit & natural sweetness, you’ll want to be sure to pack these for your next picnic adventure! Ingredients Base 1/2 cup oats 1/2 cup almonds 2 tbsp melted coconut oil 1/4 cup flax seeds […]

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Sesame Summer Salad

These are not your regular grocery store radishes. One thing I love most about my weekly run to the market is the variety and vibrancy of all the colourful produce. You find vegetable varietals you just aren’t able to get at the grocery store, due to the emphasis on quantity […]