Cucumber Mint Slushie

Cucumber Mint Slushie – This grown-up green slushie is the perfect refreshing and nourishing drink for hot weather. Cucumber, mint, and lime are blended together with just a touch of honey and lots of ice, making this cucumber drink the ultimate refreshing summer drink.

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roasted romanesco on a blue plate with seasoned panko bread crumbs in a wooden bowl to the side

Roasted Romanesco

Roasted Romanesco Cauliflower with seasoned panko breadcrumbs is an easy veggie side dish recipe. This funky looking vegetable is kid-friendly, easily vegan, and is fast and easy to make.

What’s Good This Week

Here is a list of things currently making me happy: Remembering that I have frozen, pre-risen but un-baked cinnamon rolls in the freezer that I can pull out and bake on a moment’s notice. Friends who mail me my favourite tea, just because. My favourite new mug. 5pm sunsets. Sooooooo much better than 2pm. Burger… 

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Vegan Lentil Soup (Instant Pot Lentil Soup)

This healthy Vegan Lentil Soup Recipe can be made in the Instant Pot or on the stove top. Made with black beluga lentils, loads of vegetables, and plenty of kale or spinach, it’s the best way to fill up on a cold night.

What’s Good This Week

You haven’t lived until you’ve dragged a double stroller through the snow. It’s uphill both ways, I tell ya. This week I remembered how annoying it is to try and keep a 3.5 month old baby entertained all day long. I love that Odin has passed through that hazy fourth trimester, don’t get me wrong…. 

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crispy baked potato wedges with chipotle dipping sauce on a metal tray

Crispy Potato Wedges

Satisfy your french fry cravings with these Crispy Potato Wedges! Oven baked, seasoned with parmesan and herbs, and paired with a spicy chipotle dipping sauce, this is an easy and healthy appetizer or side dish.

vegan chocolate mousse with cinnamon sticks and red pepper flakes on a grey background

Vegan Chocolate Mousse

These luscious little pots of Vegan Chocolate Mousse are made with a base of coconut oil, avocado, and banana. Dairy-free, raw, and naturally sweetened, it takes just moments to whirl together this simple, healthy dessert.

What’s Good This Week

So, on Friday afternoon I picked up Niko from daycare and we went to hang out at the library for a bit, did some errands, and then finally came home. When I opened the door to our apartment my sister was standing in my living room. My sister who lives in Vancouver, in my apartment… 

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Vegan Banana Waffles

Vegan Banana Waffles! This vegan waffle recipe is easy to make and super healthy. Made with whole wheat flour, brown bananas, and flax seeds, these are perfect to keep frozen and pop into the toaster on a busy morning.

An infographic with text that reads "a guide to plant-based calcium" with hand drawn kale, figs, almonds, tofu, beans, and bok choy.

A Guide to Plant-Based Calcium

Wondering about calcium? Here’s everything you need to know about getting enough calcium on a plant-based diet from a vegetarian nutritionist.

This is 40

I turned 40 a few days ago. People keep asking me how if it feels, and honestly? Weird. But also not. When I last renewed my Canadian passport I had the option of choosing between one that was valid for 5 or 10 years. I opted for the 5-year passport because 10 years seemed So…. 

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