What’s Good This Week

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  I made an impulse purchase this week: a new pair of running shoes. I used to run regularly and have even done a half marathon before, but in 2013 I broke my ankle and never started running again after. I always… 

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What’s Good This Week

1. We’ve had marginal success with our Gro clock (but some successes nonetheless) keeping our little monster in his room until we’d like him to get up. One of the issues is that our bedrooms look over a parking lot behind our building, and we’re located right by a sensor that sets off an alarm if… 

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Baked Pumpkin Risotto

This Baked Pumpkin Risotto is made with brown rice, making it a healthier option than standard risotto. It’s rich and creamy in spite of being vegan and dairy free, and since it’s baked there’s almost no stirring required.

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Pear and Gorgonzola Salad with Maple Walnuts

Pear and Gorgonzola Salad with Maple Candied Walnuts. This green salad is such an easy and tasty recipe for the holidays. With a quick and easy vinaigrette and a good amount of gorgonzola cheese, it’s healthy and delicious.

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What’s Good This Week

A few weeks ago, my friend Alison said she wanted to throw me a little “sprinkle” before the baby came. I was like, wtf is a sprinkle?! That’s not even a thing! But apparently it is and she wouldn’t be talked out of it. I told her fine, but no gifts and it had to… 

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Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

This Pumpkin Mac and Cheese is an easy, healthy baked pasta dish that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner! Lighter than your average mac and cheese thanks to the addition of pumpkin, it’s a vegetarian meal the whole family will love.

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How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree

How to make homemade pumpkin puree! It’s easy and inexpensive to make and freeze your own pumpkin puree! With these simple step by step instructions you’ll have a stash of pumpkin in your freezer to use in soups, cakes, pies, muffins, and more!

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What’s Good This Week

1. I worked my last day in the office earlier this week and spent much of the day wondering if I was going into labour. I was having fairly intense Braxton Hicks contractions all day, and as Paul left for a business trip that evening I was like, “leave your phone on!!!” But they settled… 

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Apple Pie Overnight Oats

Make these easy apple overnight oats and your breakfast will be a cinch! This healthy and gut-friendly recipe uses yoghurt for a light fermentation of the oats, and cinnamon for incredible flavour.

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Pregnancy Nutrition – The Third Trimester

Your pregnancy nutrition guide for the third trimester, including what vegetarians need to know, important third trimester nutrients such as vitamin D and DHA, and more!

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Carrot Apple Smoothie with Ginger

A zippy Carrot Apple Smoothie with a touch of ginger and lemon for extra zing. This easy vegan recipe takes just a few minutes to whip up in your blender and will load you up with antioxidants and healthy plant-based fiber.