One Lucky Duck Big Gift Sampler Giveaway!

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I had my first One Lucky Duck experience in NYC after hearing so many good things about it over the past few years. One Lucky Duck was founded in 2005 by Sarma Melngailis, the co-creator of the Manhattan raw food restaurant, Pure Food and Wine. Sarma started One Lucky Duck to help bring the raw, […]

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New York City: Part 4

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After a deep sleep, we were up around 7 to start our second day of travels around NYC! We lucked out with the weather once again with sunny skies and highs expected to reach 20C. After getting ready, we headed to a nearby breakfast & lunch place called Le Pain Quotidien.     [source 1 […]

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New York City: The Last Day

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Day 3, the final day in NYC! More walking, more exploring, more great food, and more blisters! Eric joked that I had more moleskin on my feet than an ultra marathoner. A word of advice: Do not break in shoes on a trip to NYC! We picked up a few Christmas gifts at FAO Schwarz, […]

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From East To West

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After rolling ourselves (and luggage) to the airport, we slowed down our rushed pace of the city and headed to the West Coast for a couple nights. Eric and I dream of living on the West Coast some day…it’s on our bucket list. We’ve been planning a visit to So Cal for about a year […]

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Vegan Eggnog Crunch Biscotti + Giveaway!!!

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I think there’s a rumor going around that biscotti is difficult to make. At least, that’s what I used to think. I suspect I’m not alone! The other week I was at the grocery store telling this sweet elderly cashier about my biscotti making adventures. With a worried look she replied, “Ohhhh….biscotti…power to you…” as […]

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San Diego: Part II

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San Diego Part 1 After our energizing lunch at Lean and Green Cafe, we explored downtown La Jolla and all of its of shops and cafes. Very cute and laid back!    [source] Then, we headed over to a popular look out point in La Jolla with 360 views of the city and surrounding area. […]

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San Diego: It’s not Goodbye but See You Again

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On our second and last day in San Diego (and final day of the trip)  we did a mini road trip along the coast! We drove through Del Mar and Encinitas and explored the beach towns. This was so much fun and the weather was gorgeous! We popped into Whole Foods for a quick bite […]

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22 Holiday Gift Ideas for Her Under $55

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Looking for a little gift inspiration this holiday season? I’ve put together a list of some of my favourite products as well as products I have on my own wish list. Whether you are a foodie, avid cook, fashionista, or man looking for some ideas for the lady in your life, I hope this list […]

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The 12 Days of Healthy Dinner Recipes

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For many of us, this is the time of year when finding a balance with food can be a challenge. Sweets, desserts, drinks, and treats are plastered all over cooking shows, magazines, blogs, and grocery stores everywhere we turn. I think I even have a pair of holiday socks with cookies on them! It’s easy […]

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Naughty & Nice Vegan Enchilada Casserole

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Welcome to Day 1 of the 12 Days of Healthy Dinner Recipes! I’m excited to bring back the healthy meals over the holidays. Sometimes, I have to remind myself that the time I spend preparing dinner is redeemed with quick, effortless lunches in the days ahead. It all balances out in the end. First up, […]

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