Real, Simple Healthy Travel Tips

Jul 17, 2017

Tis the season to travel! I know many of us will have fun holidays coming up, whether that’s jet-setting on a plane or getting in the car for some adventures on the road. Travelling usually means less healthy options when it comes to eating and taking care of your body. And often times we can take that to mean getting out of our routine and letting everything slide. You know I’m a...

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

Jun 17, 2017
Aw, strawberry and rhubarb. In the food world, this is one of my favourite duos. They're seriously BFFs. Like Sunny and Cher, Jimmy and Justin, Tina and Amy - you get my drift.
 
I love the combination of sweet and tart. It's pretty much perfect - not to mention that it screams the sweetness of summer. Both of these guys are powerhouses in the way of health...
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Deconstructed Lasagna

Jun 07, 2017

It’s finally summer! It took a while for the sunshine and patio season to get here in Vancouver so I don’t know about you but I’m planning to soak up as much of the good weather that I can. This is the time of year I have an internal struggle with myself…I love being in the kitchen, but I love outdoor time just about as much. Simple always wins, so now's when...

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Coconut Matcha Energy Bites

May 12, 2017

Those that know me know I’m a big fan of being outside. This is especially true in the warmer months and now that we’re seeing the longer days, it means more time enjoying the great outdoors. For me that looks like riding my bike pretty much everywhere, playing volleyball on the beach and getting lost in the forest. Well, hopefully not really lost but you know what I...

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Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

May 04, 2017

Oatmeal cookies always remind me of being a kid. I have sweet memories of climbing on a stool in the kitchen and mixing a batch with my grandma. By the end I'd usually be covered in flour and chocolate, and always big smile on my face. 

I remember being fascinated watching them transforming from the window of the oven door and then having to wait for what seemed like forever for...

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Rhubarb-Cherry Overnight Oats...with a Twist!

Apr 19, 2017

Overnight Oats are a life saver for busy mornings. You can have this ready to go in minutes and it keeps well in the fridge for the week so there’s no excuse to start your morning off with a good meal. If you’re a fan of oatmeal but haven’t tried this yet, you’re in for a treat. I’m always trying different variations, this latest one is a hit! Sweet cherries, tart...

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Your seasonal buying guide to Spring! Top produce picks to get fresh in the kitchen.

Apr 16, 2017

I don't know about you, but I love Spring. To me, it symbolizes new beginnings and a fresh start, especially in the kitchen. The transition from hearty slow cooker meals and cozy sweaters to lighter, fresh fair, Rose in hand enjoying the brighter days.

 

We’re lucky here in Vancouver that come May you can find a Farmers Market in...

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How To Stock Your Kitchen - In Case Of The Zombie Apocalypse.

Mar 31, 2017

Okay, okay so I’m not really expecting an apocalypse (clearly I’ve been watching too much Walking Dead lately). I do want to talk about stocking your pantry - not just for big emergencies like zombies outside your door, but for everyday life. 

 

Picture this, you’re running around all day getting your workout in, taking your kids to school and other activities,...

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And now some fun facts about me.....

Mar 27, 2017

I'm so glad you're here! 

I thought I'd start off the blog by giving you more of a glimpse into who I am. When I'm getting to know someone new I always love to ask interesting questions so I thought it'd be fun to turn the tables on myself: 

 

1. What talent would you most like to have?

Dancing. I love watching So You Think You Can Dance. I'm always...

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