Yesterday was Bell Canada’s “Let’s Talk” Day, dedicated to raising awareness and funds to destigmatize and support mental health issues. I am a big fan of the initiative, though ironically I felt I was too silent when the day actually arrived. Continue reading “#BellLetsTalk: Masks [Updated]”
Avocado toast seems to be popping up everywhere! This food trend shows no sign of stopping, and for good reason. In whatever iteration you try, avotoast makes a fast and satisfying plant-based meal option that’s nutrient-dense and packed with health benefits. Continue reading “Recipe Post: Super Simple Avocado Toast Two Ways”
In my first sessions with clients, I typically ask them, “What food would you be most broken-hearted to find missing from your plan?” The answers, while sometimes surprising, generally range from chocolate and coffee to bread and fruit, but the answer I hear most often is pasta. Continue reading “No More Noodles? NO to That!”
You’ll never guess what my favourite one is… /sarcasm.
I love chocolate. Back in the day I thought it was going to be so hard to be vegan knowing I might never have chocolate again.
BUT then I discovered that it is possible to have compassion for all animals AND eat my sumptuous chocolate cake with velvety ganache frosting too. Continue reading “WHAT? I MISSED International Chocolate Day??”
This is the brand spankin’ new Love Plants for Life blogspace!
For now, the original LPFL Blog and previous posts are still accessible over at Blogspot while this site is still under construction, but all new posts will be found here. Stay tuned to my socials and enewsletter for updates!
For these delicious vegan recipes and more, hop over to my sister-site’s Recipe Archive!
Some days you wake up bursting with ideas, and you just have to see them through, or you feel like you’ll actually burst. Today was one of those days.
I’ve always loved the combination of broccoli and cheddar cheese; something I’ve frankly missed since going vegan. I’ve been happy to see an influx of vegan-friendly plant-based cheezes arriving on the market. While they may not all have the most nourishing profile of ingredients, there is something to be said for nourishing nostalgia. Continue reading “Recipe Post: Broccoli Chedd’r Mini-Quiches + A Place for Pleasure Foods”
About a month ago I wrote about summer bringing about fresh motivation. Sadly, motivation ebbs and flows along a spectrum, rushing and receding from day to day. One aspect I’ve continually struggled with is following through with my plans to work out. I’ve gone through a lot of pre-workout energizer (though not entirely wasted – some of that energy was put to good use on my workdays, and aided some epic brainstorming sessions).
If you’re like me, maybe you find that your creative energy reaches its highest highs when the days are long, bright, and sunny. And as such, you might find that when the days are short, dark, and cold, your inspiration and sticktoitiveness runs dry. Maybe it’s all that natural vitamin D, that potent pre-hormone mood-boosting not-really-a-vitamin powerhouse that’s formed in our skin under the right kind of sunlight. I love that stuff.
So here I am, back again, after a season-long technological hiatus. These past 14 months have been a rollercoaster, reaching the apex just over 2 months ago, and now finally leveling out to near-normalcy again.