What Does It Mean To Be Green?

With Earth Day 2019 a week away I started to think about what it means to ‘Be Green’. Of course the first thing that came to mind was being Environmentally friendly, but I wanted to dig deeper. What does it mean to be environmentally friendly to me?

Butterfly in the Garden Baked Potato

Sometimes it can be difficult to get kids to eat their vegetables. Having fun with your food and making it visually appealing can make a big difference. Also try including your little ones in the cooking process. Having them connect with the food makes it more likely that they will want to try it. This recipe is for one, just …

Giving a Voice to the Voiceless: My first experiences as an animal activist

April is Animal Cruelty Prevention Month This morning (after working nights) I will be attending a pre sentence report for of one of the worst cases of Animal Cruelty in Canadian history to help show that the public DOES care about neglect and cruelty to animals. Over 1500 pigs died due to complete neglect from Benjamin Stein (Langton). When ospca …

The Endo Diet / Anti-Inflammatory Diet Quick Guide

There are two types of inflammation; acute and chronic. Acute comes quickly and leaves fairly fast while chronic inflammation lasts much longer (months or even years). A poor diet, stress and sedentary lifestyle can all contribute to the latter. Chronic inflammation has been proven to lead to and aggravate many diseases and conditions including but not limited to; Asthma, Arthritis, …

I’m Vegan & Loving It!

2 months into being Vegan and I am happier and healthier! I finally cut out chocolate and cheese, the only two things for almost a year that weren’t vegan in my diet (I also now love dark chocolate, which I used to hate!). I feel great, my hair and skin look healthier and I’ve lost weight (not that I needed …

The Best Vegan Chilli

Anyone familiar with Canadian winters knows how cold it can get and this year is even colder than usual (-40c with windchill last night!). Today was my shopping and meal prep day and after all of this cold weather the hubby and I wanted something warm, protein packed and healthy. We decided on Chilli and I wanted to play with …

Cauliflower BBQ Wings

Cauliflower Wings are perfect as an appetizer with friends or as part of your main meal for dinner with potato wedges. This dish is deceivingly filling, while being low in fat and calories. V+          Makes: 4 servings          Cook time: 25 mins Ingredients 1 cup almond milk – unsweetened (or water*) 1 cup flour 2 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp black …

Basic Chia Pudding two ways

Anyone who knows me knows that I have a major sweet tooth. This pudding curbs my cravings while helping me to stay healthy. Below are two ways to make Chia Seed Pudding, try both to see which you like best! You can top it with so many delicious things like; Fresh Fruit, Dried fruits, Chocolate chips, Granola, and Cinnamon, or …

My Favorite Spaghetti Sauce

My Spaghetti sauce is easy to make, nutritious, absolutely delicious and it will make your kitchen smell AMAZING! This is my go-to dish to make when I want something comforting but also healthy. Sometimes I add chickpeas, black beans, chia seeds or lentils if I want a punch of protein in it. You can easily double this recipe and freeze …