Text 14 Apr Tequila Guacamole
Tequila Guacamole

I need to step away from the new baby-related posts. I’m discovering it’s all I’m talking about these days as it’s consuming my life right now. I’m not sure that’s good for the blog.

I was snuggling with our new family member and actually thought ‘life is beautiful’ run through my mind. I also felt the urge to use the hashtag ‘#blessed’….WITHOUT IRONY.

So readers, I promise to use baby antidotes…

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Text 7 Apr Life Lessons & Cauliflower Risotto Salad

Life Lessons & Cauliflower Risotto Salad

I’m going to take a vegan detour here and get sentimental. I’ve been a parent for 2 weeks now and it’s been the most intense learning experience ever and I thought about starting a journal but realized I had a blog and could share my biggest lessons here with you!

Biggest Lessons I’ve Learned From 2 Weeks of Parenthood

1. Even the coldest and blackest of hearts (like mine) become weepy messes.I’v…

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Text 25 Mar Potato Bok Choy Salad

Potato Bok Choy Salad

bok choy salad

A little bit has changed since my last post… our daughter Linden is now in the world! I can tell you that it’s already a million times harder to do some of the things I love, like blogging. For instance, I’m writing this at 1:00am and she’s sleeping in one arm. But I’m determined to stay committed to my favourite projects, I’m thinking it will maintain an element of normalcy in a now crazy new…

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Text 17 Mar Mashed Potato Pizza
Vegan Mashed Potato Pizza

You can probably pick 2 posts at random from my blog and from at least one of them you’ll learn that I love carbs. Maybe it’s the potato-loving Irish in me, but I can’t get enough. So when a friend mentioned that they had had mashed potato pizza my eyes nearly popped out of my head. What sort of carb genius came up with that? Rich thought it sounded ‘gross’ but how can that kind of carb overload…

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Text 2 Mar Cookies for a Cause

Cookies for a Cause

Bring Rubie to Canada

I’ve been MIA lately, I know. But I’ve been busy! One of the things that has been filling up my free time is my fundraiser for my friend Rubie Ruth.

I met Rubie in Kenya last year on my trip with Whole Foods Market for the Whole Planet Foundation (read about it here). As I was the only Canadian on the trip, I talked alot about my homeland. I promised Rubie that she would come and see it in all…

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Photo 10 Feb Vegan Ravioli with a Pasta MachineI’m 32 weeks into pregnancy and I’m starting to visualize labour, do the last of my pregnancy &…View Post

Vegan Ravioli with a Pasta Machine

I’m 32 weeks into pregnancy and I’m starting to visualize labour, do the last of my pregnancy &…

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Photo 1 Feb 1 note Pineapple Teriyaki Quinoa Lettuce WrapsI felt like making some sort of wrap but sometimes the traditional corn or flour tortillas can feel…View Post

Pineapple Teriyaki Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

I felt like making some sort of wrap but sometimes the traditional corn or flour tortillas can feel…

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Photo 26 Jan 2 notes No-Knead Bread (that is still totally high maintenance)
I did that thing again where I found a recipe and then started it before reading all the…View Post

No-Knead Bread (that is still totally high maintenance)

I did that thing again where I found a recipe and then started it before reading all the…

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Photo 21 Jan Vegan Chocolate Mocha Mousse PieThis was so good that I brought some for my co-worker and she said ‘this is pretty good for being…View Post

Vegan Chocolate Mocha Mousse Pie

This was so good that I brought some for my co-worker and she said ‘this is pretty good for being…

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Photo 18 Jan Coconut CustardEvery now and then Rich will mention longingly that his favorite dessert that his mom made growing…View Post

Coconut Custard

Every now and then Rich will mention longingly that his favorite dessert that his mom made growing…

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