As a breastfeeding mom, I have the appetite of a marathon runner. While it’s a lovely change from the nine months I spent sick and barely eating while I was pregnant, it can get tricky to stay satisfied with a demanding little cutie to care for. These snacks/mini meals are great because you can throw… Continue reading 10 Best Vegan Snacks for Moms On-The-Go!
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
This vegan gingerbread cake will put you in the festive spirit!
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)
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)
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
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
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
Hello Summer! It is hot out there! Dhiren and I have been doing our best to keep cool in this weather. That includes avoiding using the oven at all costs. Grilling is great, but I also love a nice cold meal that requires no cooking at all. Like this yummy, fresh, vibrant gazpacho! Not only… Continue reading Gazpacho
Years ago, my friend Brian introduced me to Tofu Spread. At the time I was a pretty unhealthy eater, and tofu was definitely not a part of my diet, let alone as a sandwich spread. Back then I liked my sandwiches made with a good amount of spicy salami and some salty pickled peppers. Today, the… Continue reading Tofu Salad Sandwich