DIY Infused Oils

If you have never had or used infused oils in your cooking, you are totally missing out. And if you’ve never made them yourself, than you are also totally missing out! They are so easy to make and the flavourRead more…

Spring Detox Soup

Soup is one of our main go-tos for dinner nearly every week – something I can whip up earlier in the day and have ready to go for a busy night, just simmering away on the stove. Or something IRead more…

Chickpea Cheese

I have never felt the need for vegan meat substitutes. I’m a red cabbage for steak kind of girl. Or veggies mashed into burgers kind of girl. And I never really loved cheese that much before becoming vegan to reallyRead more…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

For the longest time, I used to make just one kind of energy bite. A chocolate coconut version that was super simple and super quick to whip up – in other words I could make it at the moment weRead more…

Protein Bars

Whether you need a mid afternoon snack, a post-workout refuel option or a quick breakfast, everybody has room in their pantry for protein bars. Healthy, filled with good fats, protein and a big energy boost, these bars are a goRead more…

Macadamia and Honey Ginger Granola

Before the boy and I left for Canada last year, we took a road trip up the east coast of Australia. We went from nearly the lowest point, just outside Melbourne, and didn’t stop until we literally ran out ofRead more…

Poppyseed Clementine Bundt Cake

There’s something about poppyseeds in cakes for me that makes them look just so pretty.  I don’t bake with poppyseeds often, but every once in a while, I’ll see them sitting there in my cupboard, and I’ll totally get theRead more…

15 Cozy up Comfort Meals you can Make Ahead

Winter is such a hard time of year.  It gets dark at 5 pm, and seems to get lighter progressively later in the mornings, and there’s no chance that photos can happen much after 4pm.  It gets cold, and theRead more…

Run Series Part IV: Post Race

This is the fourth and final part of the series Running: From Start to Finish.  If you missed any of the other weeks, have a look at Resources for Runners, Part !, Part II and Part III. Sometimes I finishRead more…

Apple Cardamom Granola

Granola is kind of like brownies: you can never have too many recipes and it’s fun to experiment with different flavour combinations and use different ingredients.  You never know what you might come up with, and you may just findRead more…

Pecan Pie

  A few weeks ago, for Thanksgiving dinner, my mom made Pecan Cream Cheese Pie.  It’s kind of like the favourite cake you have for your birthday every year, in that it’s her Thanksgiving specialty, or at the very least,Read more…

Homemade Green Chai Tea

  Winter is tea time for me.  With the permanent chill in the air, I love having something hot in my hands to sip on – and to warm my hands.  I’m not a plain tea kind of girl though,Read more…