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!
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)
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!
I’m a lucky girl who’s photographer husband likes to take pictures of her all the time. Well, actually, it can be a little annoying at times hehe. But for the most part, it’s very flattering and sweet. This one was taken a few weeks ago in a beautiful local park. So hard to believe we… Continue reading Home Renos and Vegan Woes
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)
Part 2 of my mini breakfast series will feature an old favorite, overnight oats. There are a million different ways to make them, but the foundation is always the same. Oats + Liquid + Mashed Fruit = Heavenly Bowl of Goodness. It takes just a few minutes to put this together at night, and when… Continue reading Coconut Overnight Oats
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