What’s Good This Week

1. Paul was travelling for work this week, so I took Niko out for what’s probably our last Niko / Mom dinner date while he’s still an only child. He really likes going to restaurants, and although there’s nothing relaxing about it, I love treating him to the experience. Paul isn’t really a big restaurant… 

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20 Vegetarian Lunch Ideas

21 delicious and healthy vegetarian lunch ideas for sturdy salads, grain bowls, Buddha bowls, pasta bowls, and other tasty lunch packing inspiration.

A large blue bowl filled with chocolate energy balls with dates

Chocolate Energy Bites

These Chocolate Energy Bites are naturally sweetened with dates for a healthy snack. They’ve got lots of protein and healthy fats thanks to almonds, use only 4 ingredients (plus spices), and are incredibly easy to make! This energy bites recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and Whole 30 compliant. 

What’s Good This Week

It’s hard to believe our summer trip back to Canada is nearly over already! It always flies by, and it’s always bittersweet to go home, but I do admit in a way I’m looking forward to getting back into my usual routine (by that I mean getting my kid back into daycare so I can… 

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Black bean burrito stack on a blue plate

black bean burrito stack

Meet the Black Bean Burrito Stack – a quick and easy riff on black bean burritos, with no rolling required! This is a healthy meal the whole family will love.

vegetarian lettuce wraps with tempeh on a metal tray with a white tea towel in the background

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Sesame Tempeh

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps with Spicy Sesame Tempeh! These crunchy vegan wraps are a healthy twist on a classic recipe, with tempeh for protein, a spicy sesame sauce for bold Asian flavours, and lots of crunch from fresh vegetables. This recipe is as easy as it is delicious!

What’s Good This Week

Question: Do you have the best neighbours in the entire world? The correct answer is no you do not, because you do not have the neighbours that our family has. When the property next to our family home was for sale a few years back, we were a bit anxious about who might move in… 

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trees and a rocky beach by the ocean

8 ways to eat healthy at the cabin this summer

Summer vacations are the best, but it can be tough to keep healthy eating on track. Here are eight simple ways to eat healthy at the cabin and still enjoy your summer vacation!

A platter with tortellini salad with a pair of serving spoons and a small pot of pine nuts

Tortellini Pasta Salad with Burst Tomatoes and Green Beans

This easy Vegetarian Tortellini Pasta salad can be served warm or at room temperature. It’s quick to make, packed with protein, and super healthy. Perfect for family gatherings and picnics alike.

What’s Good This Week

I think this blurry photo accurately sums up our summer vacation so far. There have been tractor rides, boat rides, car rides, and wagon rides. There has been berry picking and carrots to snack on pulled right from the dirt. The weather has been hot, the days have been long, and the jet lag has… 

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three jars of berry-topped chia pudding on a marble background

How To Make Chia Pudding

How to make Chia Pudding – this easy make-ahead recipe soaks overnight in the fridge for a gut-friendly breakfast. Easily made vegan or Whole 30 compliant, this simple chia pudding is for everyone to enjoy!