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)

breakfast · Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Vegan – Gluten Free)

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 – Gluten Free)

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

breakfast · Snacks · Sweets · vegan

Choco-Berry Smoothie

Last week I went on a beautiful trip to Western Canada to celebrate the engagement of my brother-in-law, Nakul, and my future sister-in-law, Natasha. #nana2017 !!! 😉  We all went on an incredible hike at Lake Louise together.  Talk about breath-taking nature!  The snow-capped mountains, the crystal clear turquoise water, the gorgeous horizons – just amazing!… Continue reading Choco-Berry Smoothie

breakfast · Healthy Baked Goods · Snacks · vegan · Vegetarian

Vegan Strawberry Banana Muffins

I’m back!!! I missed you all so much!!! It’s been a crazy month of traveling, receiving house guests, spending time with relatives visiting from other countries, studying for exams, etc.  I am so glad to be back to recipe testing and blogging.  I missed having this creative outlet every day, missed the sense of community… Continue reading Vegan Strawberry Banana Muffins