What’s Good This Week

This past week has been so heavy in the world that it feels hard to know how to start this post. Normally I complain about stuff, or tell funny stories about my kids – don’t worry, that stuff is coming – but it feels tone deaf and insensitive to just jump into that stuff without… 

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Simple 4-Part Meal Prep Plan

Sometimes meal planning can be a little daunting, and, let’s face it, a bit boring. I get it. Instead I want to share with you a simple 4-step strategy to go into your week with. We’re going to make something to freeze, one that’s a breeze, something for flavour, and something to savour. 

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Carrot Pineapple Muffins

If you’re looking for a great carrot muffin recipe, this is the one! These Carrot Pineapple Muffins are easy, healthy wholegrain muffins that are perfect for breakfast or snacks. Made with spelt flour, oat bran, and crushed pineapple, these healthy carrot muffins are a freezer-friendly treat you’ll love to have on hand.

What’s Good This Week

My friend Alison and I went to see Michelle Obama talk this week as a part of her book tour. I just finished reading Becoming, and I highly recommend. That lady is inspirational AF. So, I’m pretty sure that I’ve stopped breathing. Not that I can’t breathe or that I’m out of breath, but that… 

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What’s Good This Week

I had my first mammogram this week! Man, they really squish the ladies in there. Naturally, Odin flat out refused to nurse before my appointment, so I had full, leaky boobs when I went in. That was fun! This was a routine screening mammogram (they schedule them basically the second you turn 40 here) but… 

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Healthy Cauliflower Soup with Peas and Mint

Healthy Cauliflower Soup! This vegetarian soup recipe uses yogurt instead of cream for a light and tangy finish. Green peas add plenty of protein, and mint and lemon add bright and fresh flavour. Quick, easy, and freezer-friendly!

What’s Good This Week

There *might* be a tiny glimmer of hope about our bathroom project. Might. Maybe. *Tiny* And I don’t want to jinx anything, so that’s all I’m going to say about it. You know what I’m the most looking forward to when we get our bathroom back? Beyond regular showers, showers where you don’t have to… 

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Tempeh Tacos

Tempeh Tacos!!! These vegetarian tacos are made with an easy vegan taco filling made from tempeh. They’re super fast to make, healthy, and delicious, and the vegan taco meat is full of plant-based protein.

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Chocolate Black Bean Smoothie

A rich and creamy healthy chocolate smoothie loaded with protein thanks to a secret ingredient that you totally can’t taste – beans! It’s like a chocolate protein shake but made without any weird ingredients. Naturally sweetened with just banana and dates, this bean smoothie is totally vegan and dairy-free, and I promise it’s delicious!

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6 Spring Vegetarian Recipes to Welcome the Season

Spring produce has started popping up in the stores, and after what has felt like a particularly long winter, I’m loving all of the fresh new flavours – so let’s celebrate them with these 6 Spring Vegetarian Recipes!

What’s Good This Week

1. How long can you reasonably use a set of monthly contact lenses if you’re not wearing them daily? Asking for a friend… 2. I haven’t yelled in six days. Six whole days. This is pretty major because I’m not someone who has much of a filter in the first place, and parenting a threenager… 

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