Blueberry Banana Pie Vegan Overnight Oats

Allergy Info: Gluten Free Option, Nut Free Option, Oil Free, Soy Free

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There’s nothing more entertaining than a grown man wearing a pair of Crocs, a coordinating Mastercraft tool belt, while using power tools. He’s a keeper, for sure. :) heh We’ve been plugging away at the deck each night this week. By the time I pick up Eric from the train station and we have dinner […]

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Chilled Double Chocolate Torte: The No-Bake Version

Allergy Info: Gluten Free, No Bake/Raw, Nut Free Option

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I’m often asked what my favourite vegan dessert is, the dessert that is a dazzler, crowd pleaser, and would fool even the toughest vegan dessert skeptic. I don’t know about you, but double chocolate pretty much always wins in my books, so my Chilled Double Chocolate Torte is at the top of the list. It’s […]

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Know Your Roots Salad & June Goals

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Good morning to you! On Tuesday night, I made Kath’s Know Your Roots Salad which features golden beets, wheatberries, sunflower seeds, beet greens, and sweet potato. Eric and I both went crazy over it. Golden beets are one of my favourite vegetables! If you have not tried them I highly encourage you too. They are […]

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Refreshing Cucumber Salad with Creamy Mint Dressing

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Happy June 1st! Lately, my meals have been all about the H20. It’s easy to get dehydrated without knowing it, but I have to be especially mindful of my water intake now that I’m taking the hot yoga classes, sweating out water I didn’t even know was there. One way that I sneak in a […]

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Mango Breakfast Parfait with Cherry-Banana Soft Serve

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June must be just around the corner because the rain is finally subsiding to make room for the glorious sun! It’s going to be a scorcher today- about 31C with humidex of about 43C. I say, bring it on. :) It’s been a long time comin’. Anticipating the heat & humidity, I headed out for […]

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Vegetable and Edamame Pasta with Basil Cream Sauce

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Yesterday morning, I spotted a pack of squirrels throwing a Sunday brunch around my compost bin. The nerve! One of the squirrels was eating an apple core and another was feasting on a piece of burnt toast! Those crazy little buggers. It appears that the animals in our backyard do not want my compost waste […]

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This Weekend I…

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Played in the dirt. Admired the beauty of fallen petals. Ran 4 miles on Saturday and took my 17th hot yoga class today. I saw a strong woman in the mirror! Drank a cold Green Monster after my workouts. Did 4 loads of laundry and cleaned some house. Went to the mall with Jamie and […]

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Cilantro Lime Chickpea Salad & Sweat Wicking Workout Wear

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Happy Friday! This short work week really flew by. I’m currently working on a vegan recipe assignment for a magazine that’s due this week and will be published in September. I’m excited to share it with you! I’m testing & writing recipes this afternoon so hopefully no disasters/small kitchen fires/flops occur… ;) You know what […]

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Oprah’s Final Message

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[Image source] I will never forget the day that I was interviewing for a summer position at a local YMCA. The two girls who were interviewing me were ‘camp leaders’, maybe a few years older than I was. I don’t know why, but I instantly got a bad vibe from them; they were harshly looking […]

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How To Squash A Chocolate Craving in 80 Calories

Allergy Info: No Bake/Raw, Nut Free

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We took advantage of the gorgeous weather last night and did some more deck work and gardening. I like to leave Eric some words of encouragement on the scrap wood. ;) My plants seem to be adjusting well to the transplant! Some of the plants look like they have already grown an inch! The bell […]

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