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


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 […]


Vegan Carrot Spice Muffins for Grandpa


To say that I had baking indecision yesterday would be an understatement! Whenever I am time-crunched and baking for someone special, my mind just draws a blank and nothing seems right. I looked over my recipes page for a quick + easy recipe that was calling my name… Snickerdoodles? Too Christmas-y. Pumpkin Gingerbread with Buttercream? […]


Friends, Beer, Sun, & More Beer


There is a significant increase in Reno happiness when one has four things: 1) Friends to help 2) BEER 3) Warm weather and sun 4) More BEER :) We spent all day Saturday outdoors in the gorgeous sunshine and warm weather!  We could not believe our luck because we were planning all-day work on the […]


Vegan Lentil Walnut Loaf with Sweet Potato


Despite what you may think, living with a food blogger is not always peachy! Aside from the new dishes, plentiful leftovers, and a freezer packed with goodies, there are dishes, messes, computer troubles, steep grocery bills, minor breakdowns, and taste-testings gone wrong. Despite all of this, Eric’s biggest complaint is that I rarely make the […]


Energizing Protein Power Salad


As my mom always says, Good things come to those who wait! Because Eric was such a good sport about my April Fool’s Prank, I made him a batch of The Ultimate Oatmeal Raisin Cookie (with CHOCOLATE chips!) on Saturday. He claimed that he is ‘bringing every single cookie to work’ and he ‘just might […]


Working It


Lazy Saturday morning in bed. Sunshine. Stretching. Fresh juice. Walk. Sometimes the most simple weekend mornings are the most enjoyable! I only wished it lasted longer before all the work started. This juice combo was fantastic! ! It included 1 golden beet, 3 medium carrots, 1” knob ginger, 1 lemon, and 1 grapefruit. So good. […]


Weekend Inspiration


I can’t think of a better way to kick off the weekend than by watching this Stanford Commencement speech by Steve Jobs in 2005. If you haven’t seen this video, I highly recommend it! Even if you have seen it, it is worth another watch through. :) Some of my favourite quotes from the speech: […]


Kicking the Pop Habit: 1 Year later


"Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny." ~Lao-Tze If you are a new reader, you may not know that just over 1 year ago, Eric decided to eliminate pop from his […]


Japan Disaster Fundraiser!


Thanks to your help this morning, I was able to create a fundraising page through Canada helps. I knew you guys would pull through for me. :) I’m really excited to announce that I’m holding a fundraiser to raise money for the Canadian Red Cross Japan Disaster relief. I have been thinking about how I […]


How To Save Money On Your Grocery Bill


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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