What’s Good This Week

My baby turned one on Friday. Odie TKro, the boy with the controversial name.  Electric-haired, impervious to sleep training, wide-smiling, chin-biting, hug-thumping light of my life. What a wild ride the last year has been.  When I look back, the past 365 days has indeed been the longest shortest year. At times it seemed it… 

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What’s Good This Week

So, this past week was World Breastfeeding Week, and as such, my social feeds were filled with posts by women talking about how much they loved breastfeeding.   How they nursed their kids until they were 2, 3, and even 4 years old. How they persevered through early struggles with nursing, through low supplies and… 

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Tempeh Bacon!!! Smoky, delicious vegan tempeh bacon makes the ultimate tempeh bacon BLT sandwiches // www.heynutritionlady.com

How to Make Tempeh Bacon + Tempeh BLT Sandwiches

This Vegan BLT sandwich is made with homemade tempeh bacon, avocado, crisp lettuce, and juicy tomatoes. It doesn’t get much better than that! Make your own vegan bacon with just a handful of ingredients. It’s perfect on salads, in wraps, just eaten hot from the pan, or in this delicious vegetarian sandwich! 

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10 Lunch Packing Tips for Healthy and Tasty Lunches

10 Lunch Packing Tips, hacks, and ideas to help you get your lunch packing game on track! Learn how to make a plan, what equipment you need, and other strategies for delicious and healthy lunches for work or school.

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Greek Cucumber Salad {Cucumber Yogurt Salad}

This Greek Cucumber Salad is made with a creamy yogurt dill dressing and tossed right in the same bowl. It’s a simple, fuss-free cucumber yogurt salad recipe you’ll be coming back to again and again!

What’s Good This Week

One of the things that I think only other immigrants or long term expats understand is the confusing emotion of being home and homesick simultaneously. It’s so nice to be sleeping in my own bed and cooking in my own kitchen and getting back into my routines again, and yet, my heart aches for my… 

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Naturally sweetened, vegan, and protein-packed fudge pops with a not-so-secret ingredient // www.heynutritionlady.com

Black Bean Fudge Pops {Healthy Fudgesicle Recipe}

These Vegan Fudge Pops are naturally-sweetened, protein-packed frozen chocolate dessert made with a secret ingredient… beans! This healthy fudgesicle recipe is the perfect icy cold treat on a hot day for kids and adults alike!

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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’m sitting and writing this as my kid naps, listening to the waves crashing on the beach, and I can hardly believe it’ll be the last post I send from Canada. When I was booking my tickets for this summer’s trip I hesitated, worrying that six weeks would perhaps be too long. Well. Let me… 

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Beluga Lentil Salad with Halloumi Croutons

This quick and easy Beluga Lentil Salad recipe is made with salty, chewy halloumi croutons to take it to the next level. Make it with black lentils, Puy lentils, or French green lentils, this is a healthy lentil salad recipe you’ll come back to again and again. 

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10 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated This Summer

10 Simple Ways to Stay Hydrated. It can be tough to stay hydrated in the heat, during pregnancy, or when exercising. Here are some simple tips to help you stay hydrated every day, no matter what.