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How To Spiralize Vegetables (Without A Spiralizer!) + 2 Veggie “Pasta” Dishes

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I’m sure many of you are familiar with spiralizer machines – famous for turning vegetables like zucchini into spiraled, curly, pasta-like strands. I first had zucchini “pasta” a few years ago at a raw food restaurant and I couldn’t get over how similar it was to regular pasta noodles. A spiralizer machine has always been in […]

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12 Things I’m Loving Lately

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Our last morning in Calgary started off on a great note. That note was Eric’s cell phone alarm screeching at us to get to the airport. Actually, I was already up. I’ve always been the annoying early riser, while he has always been the annoying “I hate mornings” person. We’ve reached a bitter conclusion. Neither […]

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My Vegan Pantry

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One of the requests I receive often is to write a post on building a vegan pantry, providing a list of the ingredients that I use the most. I’m a bit embarrassed by how long this post has taken me to put together, but as they say, better late than never. Or is it better […]

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Gardens, CSA’s, & Farmer’s Markets…Do You Use Them?

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Some of you might remember last May when we bought a CSA share from Plan B organic farms. It was our first time ever buying a CSA share and we were excited for local and organic food each week. Well to clarify, it was mostly ME who was excited…but excitement is contagious and I think […]

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How To Save Money On Your Grocery Bill

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Recently, I have received emails from readers asking me tips for saving money on food, especially when buying organic items. Over the years, I have gradually shifted to buying organic products whenever possible because I believe it is an investment in my health and the environment. Obviously, the downside to buying organic and high-quality foods […]

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My Most-Used Kitchen Tools

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Thanks so much for your well wishes for my Grandpa this morning! I will be sure to pass along your kind words. Oh were the tears flowing when my mom read through the comments…she was very touched. I thought it would be fun to change it up a little today and show you some of […]

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How To Simplify Your Life

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Do you ever get those moments where you are struck by a lightening bolt of inspiration to purge all unnecessary belongings? Last night was one of those nights for me. After realizing that Spring would be coming to an abrupt end in 8 days, I decided it was now or never for my annual Spring […]

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I’m Sixteen Again

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Hello :) Remember last Saturday, when I had high hopes for my day off and the day ended up being kind of a dud? Well, today surely made up for it! The stars must have aligned perfectly in the sky, because my day was Perfect with a capitol P. After my amazing breakfast, I hit […]

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Whole Foods: Take II

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Happy Labour Day! Glo bars have a sexy new backside ;) All of the glo bars are going to have the full nutritional information, in addition to the ingredients, on the back label. I also updated the nutritional info for Endure, Zen, Harmony, and Refresh Glo Bars! Check it out here. ~~~~~ Eric and I […]

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It’s All About The Crunch

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Our grocery shop this week was high in veggies and fruit! Meat was no where to be found much to Eric’s chagrin. The new rules are if he wants meat he has to cook it. And since he is lazy in the kitchen, he has simply stopped buying it. lol.   Another new fruit for […]

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