Creamy Chocolate Hemp Smoothie for Two

One of the most popular questions I’ve received over the years is “How can I get my partner to eat healthier?” What I’ve come to realize is that for most people change has to happen from within. Whether it’s a personal struggle they go through or a light bulb moment they experience, many of us […]

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28 Weeks

When I told one of my girlfriends that I was pregnant several months ago, I remember her saying, “pregnancy is an emotional journey”. At the time, I didn’t fully grasp the meaning behind it, but as the months unfold I now see how right she is. Each week, month, and trimester have brought new challenges […]

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An Ode To Toast: 4 Easy (But Drool-Worthy) Vegan Combos

Just like smoothies, I make toast just about every day of the week in some form or other. It’s one of my favourite quick and easy lunches or snacks. It’s hard to beat the comforting, warm, and crunchy experience that toast provides in just a few minutes. Plus, the flavour possibilities are endless! I’ve always […]

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29 Weeks

Up until this week I hadn’t experienced this whole “nesting” thing, but I’m pretty sure I’m now in full on nesting mode. The hard evidence? I’m ironing curtains, washing baseboards, and scrubbing tiny little crevices in the kitchen tile. I cleaned out the fridge and freezer. I’m crafting at night. Who am I and where […]

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30 Weeks

I never got around to posting last week because we had some very special visitors! My mom and sis Kristi flew in to help out before the baby shower and then the big event was yesterday. I hope to put together a post once I go through pictures. It was such a great day filled […]

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Creamy Cherry Pie Fruit Dip with Rainbow Fruit Kabobs

If you’ve ever wanted to fancy-up fresh summer fruit without much fuss, this is your solution. This dip is creamy and luxurious with a hint of cherry-vanilla flavour. Throw some fruit onto a kabob for a special event or just drizzle it onto a bowl of fruit for a quicker option. Heck, it’s even great […]

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My Baby Shower Menu

Even though the mama-to-be doesn’t traditionally do a lot of baby shower prep, I really wanted to have my hand in the shower menu planning. It is me, after all. How could I resist? I love feeding people! Plus, it’s really hard to find good vegan catering out there. My goal was to come up […]

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31 Weeks

To our baby girl, Your dad and I can’t believe that we’re 2 months away from getting to meet your sweet face. I’m getting more excited as the weeks go by, but at the same time I’m trying to savour having you in my belly. I will miss this intimacy that you and I share, […]

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Gena’s Hemp Seed Tabouli

Don’t you love when you come across a recipe and it’s made in a way that has never occurred to you before? Culinary discoveries are one of my favourite things about vegan food creation. Before I started experimenting with a plant-based diet, I had no idea there were so many exciting ways to change up […]

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21 Vegan Freezer-Friendly Meal/Snack Recipes + My Tips for Freezing

I’ve had several requests lately for freezer-friendly meal ideas. It must be that time of year! With our little bambino on the way in a couple months, I’ve been making a list of meals I’m going to try to make in advance to stash away in the freezer. It will be a miracle if I […]

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