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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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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My favourite and most useful toxin-free Christmas gifts

The count down is on and with just a few short weeks left before Christmas, there is always the last minute dash for little items to finish off the perfect present! When you are considering these items, in my opinion, it is important to consider the gift the person would love and also the environmental […]

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Nursery Wish List

I’ve been daydreaming about how to spruce up the bedroom where baby will be sleeping with his brother, before he arrives. I have a lot of ideas but don’t/can’t spend a lot of money. I think there are so many great ways to create a classic, welcoming space without breaking the bank. We already have […]

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Healthy Chicken Pesto

I seem to post about this pesto recipe a lot but, I can’t help it! I love how versatile it is and how you can change up a few ingredients depending on what is in your fridge. It’s so easy and it is seriously great for leftovers not to mention the nutrients that pack a […]

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New Food Contributor: Laura!

Some exciting news! My good friend Laura has agreed to contribute her delicious recipes to the blog! She is an amazing cook and definitely helped keep me alive when we were roommates in University. It was great to live with her because whenever she would procrastinate doing school work, she would bake. Score for her […]

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How to deal with anxiety one day at a time

Living with anxiety is hard and people who don’t experience chronic anxiety have a hard time understanding what you are actually going through. Anxiety is something that I have dealt with on and off for years. Some days it is better than others. And while I’ve never been formally diagnosed, it is definitely something that […]

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