When I was growing up, many a St Patrick's Day would see my mother bake an Irish soda bread to go with dinner. Years later, after I went vegan, I looked for an easy recipe to make myself. And now some more years later, my partner needs more gluten-free items, so I decided to try … Continue reading [Recipe Post] GF Vegan Flax Irish Soda Bread
My only regret was not making more! [Full recipe]
Flax is a great source of omegas, but might still not meet your body's needs. Learn why and what to do about it!
I love fall. I love the crunchy leaves underfoot and the more comfortable temperatures (hello again, my beloved hoodie collection!). What I don't love... is the spike in stress that often comes with this particular change in seasons. Being a lifelong student as well as a nutrition professional means I see it in myself and … Continue reading Adapting to STRESStember and Beyond!
Sunday mornings are for smoothie bowl brunches! This chocolate peanut butter one features fresh market raspberries and Hippie Mylk's new oat milk from the Westboro farmers' market! In the smoothie base: - 1 banana - 1 cup Hippie Mylk oat milk - 1 serving Prairie Naturals cafe caramel rice protein - 1 serving Botanica chocolate greens … Continue reading [Recipe Post] Cafe Brunch Smoothie Bowl
Who loves lion's mane? This girl! I'm excited to try this drink mix from Botanica Health! Have you tried it? Lion's mane is a mushroom that's considered nootropic - great for brain function. It may help boost focus and concentration, and may even help with nerve healing! I love it for heavy work days when … Continue reading [Recipe Post] Lion’s Mane Brain Power Slushy
My first experiences with camping date back to when I was maybe 4 or 5 years old, at my uncle’s cottage in the country. I remember being carsick on the way there, Sam the stuffed Basset hound in my fists, and my elder cousin, a wise 7-year-old, telling me there were snakes under the bridge and … Continue reading What I’ve Learned Camping on Plants
Spirulina is popular in whole-food plant-based diets, and not just because it's fun to say. Find out why and try a delicious recipe!
I'll give you something to live for...
I’ve written about comfort food before. So you likely know that I’m not opposed to including a handful of favourites in your meal repertoire for those rainy afternoons, those #selfcaresaturdays, those “just ‘cause” moments.