My favourite, perfect for summer salad recipes

Hearty Summer Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette This super salad is hearty while still being a light summer side. Super easy to create too! Ingredients Salad:Β  One Zucchini Two Carrots One head of lacinato kale One can of chickpeas Two cups of cooked quinoa One cup basil leaves (chopped up depending on the size) Eight crimini […]

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My quick and easy go-to lunch

Keeping everything organized as a mom can be incredibly challenging sometimes. I am learning more and more each day that the best thing you can be is prepared. I always keep a few go-to items on hand when I am in a pinch for lunch or dinner. This “recipe” is one that I have adopted […]

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|| My new favourite go-to wrap ||

Are you looking for a super quick but nutrition-packed dinner or lunch and one that doesn’t involve the oven, especially in the summer months? This super green wrap is definitely one of my favourites when I am in a pinch (or all the time). I have recently discovered some amazing dandelion kimchi from Live Organic […]

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5 products I always have on hand as a working mom

Don’t let the headline mislead you… I know, I know they often do that. These products are great for everyone but, I have particularly Β found them useful since heading back to work in February after a year of being off with my first child. All mom’s lives are busy! Literally trying to pick-up after and […]

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|| My favourite blogs for plant-based recipes ||

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. – Michael Pollan I am always on the hunt for new and exciting plant-based recipes. I find cooking with plants fun and exciting because there are so many ways you can prepare them and you have a ton of opportunities to get creative! Here are some of my […]

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I’m having a love affair with crunchy tofu

If you haven’t tried crunchy fried tofu, you are seriously missing out. Perhaps not the healthiest thing out there when all dressed up, as a vegetarian protein option it’s top of my list and it’s sooo easy! There are countless blogs out there that explain how to get perfect crunchy tofu and different ways to […]

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Scrumptious vegetarian sweet and sour “meatballs”

This recipe is out of this world delicious and sure to be a crowd pleaser for the vegetarians and carnivores alike. It’s not dairy or gluten free but for a hearty-weekend dish, it sure does the trick! My aunt made these for us on Christmas Day as an appetizer and I’ve made them twice since! […]

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Why Beautycounter: Glowing Moments 2016

I will be the first to admit that this “wholeistic” lifestyle/mommy blog of mine has been overrun with posts about Beautycounter in the last couple of months. It’s for good reason though as this brand of safe beauty products has been life changing for me. Not only have they improved my skin while being made […]

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Seven foods I always have on hand

We all lead busy lives, it’s just they way of the world! I really envy people who can meal plan and have everything figured out for the week on Sunday night. I am not one of those people, I need a little bit of chaos to function. One thing I do know, that makes my […]

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Deliciously healthy lentil bowl and cookbook review

I am a big fan of getting inspiration from cookbooks and then modifying them to suit your needs and taste. Also, it’s even better when you can make two meals out of one! Recently, I picked up the cookbook THUG Kitchen at Indigo. I was looking for more inspiration when it comes to plant-based meals […]

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