How to Get Fit at Home

I have a confession: I don’t have a gym membership. In fact, I haven’t for over a year now. Initially it was because I was travelling and moving countries and wasn’t in a place long enough to get one, thenRead more…

Zucchini Orange Bread

I remember growing up at home and mom and dad used to plant a veggie garden every summer. They would plant beets and carrots, beans and squash, but it seemed, no matter what they planted, or how many veggies thereRead more…

Spicy Sumac Wedges

If you’ve been reading the blog regularly, you know that talking about potatoes or sharing potato recipes is not really a regular thing around here. There was the Scalloped Potatoes and Seitan recipe, which I created as per the boy’sRead more…

Basil Cornbread Waffle Bites

It’s Sunday. Let’s have waffles already. Because everything is better in waffle form. And I do love making waffles and pancakes and any other fun, mix it up breakfast on the weekends. Or on Sunday at least. But I wasRead more…

Runner’s Snacks

Yesterday was long run day. Which means that today, and maybe even tomorrow, and definitely tonight, I’ll want to just eat everything in sight. I’m usually not that hungry the same day as I run, but give me 24 hoursRead more…

Tiramisu Blondies

There has never been a day when I have lost faith in the mighty little chickpea. From the bowls of After the success (and popularity) of my chickpea matcha blondies for a little green St. Patrick’s day action, I knewRead more…

Refrigerator Dill Pickles

You know how when you plant cucumbers and zucchini, the plants always seem to produce so many veggies? I see them all and just see dill pickles in my head. When I was younger, my best friend’s mom used toRead more…

Peach Pie Smoothie Bowl

It’s not really enough to have bowls just for dinner. One meal a day doesn’t really cut it when if comes to packing in all the nutrients and vegetables and good for you stuff. Plus, who wants to wait forRead more…

Black Eyed Pea Teriyaki Bowls with Broccoli

I’m pretty sure we’ve talked about my little obsession with bowls. How much I love to make beans and veggies, a heap of greens and a rocking sauce and then pile it all into a bowl and call it dinner.Read more…

Salted Chocolate Bark with Balsamic Ginger Figs

Sometimes life just calls for a little chocolate. And sometimes when there is no chocolate on -hand, you have to come up with an alternative, which may even involve making it yourself. And if you are going to go soRead more…

Honey Nut Clusters

It’s breakfast time. Or snack time, or brunch, or that classic, “oh man, I’m eating this crunchy, delicious stuff again, and I don’t even know what time it is.” Guilty. Hand in the jar. But it’s better than hand inRead more…

Track Workout

There’s a track really close to my house. Like less than 5 minutes walk close. But I’m ashamed to say that until this past week, I had never done any track work on it. Because track is my least favouriteRead more…