breakfast · easy meals · Pregnancy · vegan

The First Trimester (Plus Banana-Nut Oatmeal Recipe)

I am very grateful to be enjoying a fairly peaceful second trimester, after a pretty tough first one.  Right around the 6 week mark, I started to feel quite nauseous and had no interest in food.  It made the holidays tough, as I was too sick to really enjoy time with my family and friends.  Things got… Continue reading The First Trimester (Plus Banana-Nut Oatmeal Recipe)

easy meals · Life Stuff · Main Dishes · Sweets · The #OSGcookbook Challenge · vegan

Oh She Glows Every Day – Thoughts so Far

Last year I bought the Oh She Glows cookbook, and in many ways it changed my life.  It lead me to a new, healthier diet and to my eventual decision to go vegan.  It inspired me to create this blog, and to pursue my passions. I even did my own version of “Julie and Julia,”… Continue reading Oh She Glows Every Day – Thoughts so Far

easy meals · Main Dishes · Side Dishes · vegan · vegetable · Vegetarian

Spicy Skillet Beans (Vegan – Gluten Free)

Last night I got home late after a few glasses of wine with my neighbor.  Honestly, I could have stayed at her place all night, chatting and laughing and sipping vino! So nice to have fun neighbors.  When I got in, I was hungry and, ok, a little tipsy, so I needed to whip up… Continue reading Spicy Skillet Beans (Vegan – Gluten Free)

breakfast · Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Vegan)

I give you part 3 of the Honey and Cardamom mini breakfast series.  It took me a while to get here, as I spent most of last week prepping for the Thanksgiving dinner I hosted on Sunday.  For American readers – we Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving in October 😉 Needless to say, I was more focused… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Vegan)

5 ingredient, 15 minute meals · breakfast · easy meals · vegan

Hemp Spice Breakfast Sandwich

Good morning everyone! I have an exciting task at hand – my dear friend Jessica recently asked me to do a few posts on easy, healthy breakfasts because she is bored of her usual yogurt & granola routine.  What an honor to be asked by a friend for recipe ideas! Nothing makes me happier than… Continue reading Hemp Spice Breakfast Sandwich

breakfast · Snacks · Staples · vegan · vegetable

Smoothies 101

Ok a confession.  I have a bit of an obsession with smoothies. I recently almost missed a plane because I was absolutely desperate to get a smoothie before boarding.  True story.  Hehe.  They just can’t be beat when you want a tasty, refreshing, healthy treat.  Here are the top 5 reasons why smoothies are the best: They are a… Continue reading Smoothies 101