The 24th Annual Wellness Show Vancouver

The Wellness Show

This weekend (February 12-14) marks the 24th annual Wellness Show Vancouver, taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre. I’ve been before, but it’s either been as an attendee or a media representative. This year, I’m much more involved! Check it out: Fresh + Fit Vancouver The best place to catch me will be at my booth…

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5 Plant-Based Cookbooks to Buy TODAY

Chia With Mango Pudding

I love plants, and I love eating them, so I buy plant-based cookbooks. A lot. Sometimes I don’t even make any recipes from them, I just like to look at the pictures and drool. (I might have a problem.) But the following 5 books are books that I use all the time to create great…

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This Year's Top 10 Wellness Trends

The Blender Girl

The Wellness Show is a weekend-long celebration of health and wellness, hosted each year in Vancouver. This year’s dates are the 13th-15th, and I’ll be there as a blogger on behalf on My Van City on the Sunday. Feel free to hunt me down and say hi! This year’s wellness experts put a lot of…

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Stop Eating THIS for a Brand New YOU

Health and happiness

Hi, guys! As I opened up Facebook today to see what shenanigans everyone had been up to throughout the last few days, the very first “story” caught my eye. A friend of mine had written: “1 month meat free! Endometriosis gone, stomach pains gone, fatigue gone, new me.” Girl, Meatless Reading this brought me back…

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Nutritional Benefits of #Kale You May Not Know

kale recipes

Morning, folks! (Or good afternoon if you’re on the east coast…?) I’ve come across an excellent article on kale, and since it’s still a topic that seems to be going strong (kale’s had a good run), I’ve decided to post the related infographic, which is being shared with us by Health Ambition. Kale is one of…

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5 Common Triggers of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

IBS

Happy Saturday, everyone! Today’s post was inspired by a series of realizations I’ve had oven the course of the last year or so. For those of you who don’t know this about me, I used to struggle with awful IBS symptoms that impeded my life every single day. This gut-wrenching story (see what I did…

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Look Who's Nominated For the One Lovely Blog Award!

One Lovely Blog Award

Thanks so much to FIT FARMER for nominating me for the ONE LOVELY BLOG AWARD! I’m super excited to be part of this supportive blogging community, and I hope everyone who reads this will check out my blog recommendations.:) The Rules – Thank the person who nominated you for the award – Display the banner/sticker/logo on your…

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Happy Healthy Vegan Recipes: IBS-Friendly

Vegan Oatmeal

With the kids finally back in school (British Columbia experienced a lengthy teacher’s strike throughout the late spring and entire summer this year), I’ve found myself scoring way more time to cook and bake and experiment in the kitchen. And with the vegetarian cookbook I have coming out next summer, I find myself wanting to perfect…

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