My postpartum food picks from Natura Market

  *This page contains affiliate links. Visit my disclosure section for more information.  Having healthy and nourishing snacks/food on-hand after giving birth helps post-partum recovery in so many ways. I found it hard to eat big meals after giving birth as my new schedule was set all over the place. Obviously it’s important to eat […]

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Yam noodles in a cashew sauce with fresh turmeric

I was asked by a number of people to share this recipe! So, here it is! It is so simple and I made it two nights in a row over the weekend! You can add extra embellishments if you like! This recipe is so easy and super tasty! What you’ll need: Raw organic cashews Nutritional […]

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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:  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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Quinoa & egg muffins + a modern take on an egg sandwich

These two meal options were derived from this one recipe. The recipe is designed for toddlers but it’s great for anyone! It was a big hit in our household and I added some finely chopped swiss chard and nutritional yeast. Ingredients: 2 cups cooked quinoa 2 large eggs 2 garlic cloves, minced 1.5 cups grated […]

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Seven “crunchy” mom things

While I hate labels, I would consider myself a relatively “crunchy” mom. That said, there are different levels of “crunchy” moms in my opinion and I tend to fall somewhere in the middle, I think? Of course anyone can adapt crunchy tendencies or take on some granola mom ideals or habits. But, to be a […]

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Latest foodie obsession: sweet potato toast

At first, I thought this food trend was a little strange but, because I love sweet potato (yam) and I love toast, I thought I should give it a try! It is super easy to make. Some people will tell you that you can put the sweet potato directly in your toaster but I prefer […]

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Baby food for the lazy, crunchy mom

Food before one is just for fun! It’s true, it is very fun! It’s fun to experiment and expose your baby to a wide variety of flavours and textures. We are doing mostly baby lead weaning (blw) because it can offer baby a variety of texture right out of the gate, and it has been said […]

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Favourite foodie spots in Calgary

So, I love food, I mean who doesn’t? Really? In recent years, Calgary or, yyc as it is now more readily referred to as, has become quite the culinary hub. There are so many fantastic places to eat and I thought that I would share a few of my favourites. From top to bottom: Village […]

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Recipe: probiotic smoothie

I am always looking for quick and simple ways to add probiotics to my diet. Gut health is extremely important but people don’t always think about it. Also, recently, I have been trying to incorporate more dates into my life as they are supposed to help with duration and pain in labour by thinning the […]

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Natural Cold and Flu Remedies

When I get sick, I find, it usually happens at one of two times. Either I finally have some down time to relax, or, it finds me at one of my busiest moments. Murphy’s law. For this reason, and well, for the reason that no one likes to get sick anyway, I am always looking […]

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