Italian Summer Pasta {Vegan Pasta Salad}

Italian Summer Pasta for hot summer days! This vegan pasta salad is tossed with crushed tomatoes, herbs, and olives, with a drizzle of olive oil and some vinegar to brighten things up. It couldn’t be easier to make or more delicious to eat.

overhead photo of pasta with tomatoes, olives and herbs in a wooden bowl with wooden serving spoons to the side
calories: to count, or not to count? //

Calories – To Count, Or Not To Count?

What are calories, why do they matter, and should we be counting them? Let’s dig into a bit of science and a bit of philosophy to find out.

Red Curry Coconut Stir Fry with Tofu and Veggies //

Red Curry Coconut Stir Fry With Tofu and Vegetables

A red curry coconut stir-fry loaded with vegetables and tofu. Quick, easy, and nourishing, you can have this simple weeknight meal on the table in under 30 minutes. 

overhead shot of two matcha lattes, a whisk, matcha powder, and a tea towel on a grey background

How to Make a Matcha Latte

Learn how to make a matcha latte at home with easy step by step instructions. This recipe doesn’t require any fancy equipment, is easily vegan, and is super healthy. It’s easy to make a homemade matcha latte!

changing to a home office //


Change, they say, is one of the few things you can count on in life. Nothing lasts forever. All good things must come to an end. Closing one door opens another. All true. When I went back to work after maternity leave it felt good, but not great. Once Niko started daycare and Paul and… 

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three ways I achieved a healthy relationship with food //

Three Ways I Achieved a Healthy Relationship With Food

Last week a colleague* complained to me that her mouth was sore from having eaten an entire bag of sour candies the evening prior. “This needs to stop,” she told me, “It’s out of control. It’s like this every evening these days.” I listened to her empathetically. I’ve been there; but not for a very… 

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what’s good around the web!

Does anyone else feel like they blinked and September was just suddenly gone? It was a lovely month. We transitioned from summer to autumn not so gently (thanks, Sweden), got our boy more settled into his daycare routine, and generally worked on spending time together as a family. We took a quick (and I do… 

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Kale Tabbouleh Salad with chickpeas and kamut //

kale tabbouleh salad

This Kale Tabbouleh Salad is a healthy riff on authentic tabbouleh, plumped up with kale, packed with protein thanks to chickpeas, and with toothsome kamut for a hearty and filling vegan salad that’s a meal in of itself.

what if we changed our vocabulary so the way we talk about our bodies and what we eat was gentle and compassionate? //

10 ways you can change the way you speak to be more body positive

Sticks and stones can break our bones… but words matter, folks. I tend to cringe when I hear people talk about “cheat” days or eating “clean” or eating a “naughty” treat. For starters, labelling foods as “good” or “bad”, “clean” or “naughty”, causes so much unnecessary anxiety for people. Imagine being hungry at an event… 

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we all deserve support - thoughts on how to have a conversation about weight loss in a respectful and supportive way

we all need support – thoughts on how we should talk about weight loss

Last month I read this article in the New York Times titled, “Losing it in the Anti-Diet Age – the agonies of being overweight in a culture that likes to pretend it only cares about health, not size” It’s a good article, worthy of reading. The article is a long one that took me several… 

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what's good around the web!

what’s good around the web!

You guys, it is September tomorrow. August was a big month in our house. Most notably, our sweet boy started daycare, which has been a major change for us all. For him, of course, shifting from spending all day with his parents to spending a large chunk of the day with other kids his age… 

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