2017: The Year of Self-Care

self-care

Happy New Year, everyone! As 2017 commences, I’m sure many of you are doing what I’m doing: trying to mindfully come up with a tangible wellness goal. My usual go-to is “I won’t drink any alcohol in January!” or “I will work out every day no matter what!” But you know what? Those goals usually…

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New Year, New Goals

New Year Goals

As we approach a brand new year, many of us are taking some time to figure out how we can improve our lives in a healthy and productive way. After all, a new year is a great jumping off point for new focus, new aspirations, and new energy. I’m so pleased to introduce a guest…

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The Chia Pudding Recipe Obsession Continues…

Chia seeds in pudding

“Also for chia seeds. Honestly, we don’t know what we’d do without you.” This is what Tanya R. Loewen and I wrote in the dedication section of Baby Nosh, and that was over a year ago. Guess what? We’re still obsessed! Or I am, at least. So I had to share my newest, most favourite way…

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My Top 10 Vegan Popsicle Recipes of the Summer

Lime Popsicles

If any of you have been following my Twitter feed in the last couple of months, you’ll notice a definite trend in content: popsicle recipes. I admittedly have been obsessed with popsicles lately, and now I feel the need to post my top ten fave popsicle recipes of the summer. Disclaimer: some are easier than…

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Maintaining Good Digestive Health While Camping

Homemade granola

Maintain Good Digestive Health While Camping For many of us, summertime means camping. In my family, we’re fortunate enough to own a cabin that’s shared between extended family members. Each summer, everyone is doled out their respective weeks, and we just got back from our initial 10 day getaway. The cabin in located in Green…

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Vegan Chia Pudding: The Ultimate Fast Food

chia pudding

When we think of fast food, we often think of popular restaurant chains that crank out relatively unhealthy (yet delicious—damn all that addictive crap in there!) meals that are convenient for on the go. But what if you could make your own fast foods that not only tasted great, but also fueled your body and…

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Recipe: Sticky Pistachio Stuffed Figs

Pistachio Stuffed Figs

Hey, friends! Over Easter, I was asked to bring an appetizer to dinner, and so I brought this fabulously simple recipe that my sister-in-law (Kitchen, Uncorked) contributed to my second book, Vegetarian Comfort Foods. Honestly, everything this chick makes trumps anything I ever could. She’s amazing. But sister-from-another-mister love aside, I wanted to share this…

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Moms: Do Your Kids Have Food Sensitivities?

Hey, friends! I have an exciting announcement: on March 1 2016, Baby Nosh quietly made its way into the world. (Note: I’m talking about a baby book, not an actual baby.) What Baby Nosh is a book I co-wrote with the talented and locally acclaimed shutterbug, Tanya R. Loewen. Geared towards helping parents make good…

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Vegetarian Cooking at Lepp Farm Market

Happy Sunday, everyone! On Tuesday March 8, I’ll be demonstrating 4 recipes at Lepp Farm Market in Abbotsford, BC. The event will run from 7-9ish, and will include a signed copy of Vegetarian Comfort Foods. So sign up today HERE! I’ve decided to post the recipes we’ll be making here instead of handing out recipe…

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