Matcha Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwiches

Today it’s all about the ice cream. I’m not even going to dance around it and try to give you some fun, interesting story leading up to it before I tell you what we are having. Some things can’t wait.Read more…

Raspberry Chocolate Smoothie Bowls

By the time you read this, I’ll be running, standing on the line, or maybe even crossing the finish line of the Bluenose half marathon here in Halifax. It is actually one of the first half marathons I ran, nearlyRead more…

Make your own Kefir!

I’ve rambled and posted and rambled a lot more on brewing your own kombucha. Mostly because I love the stuff, and we can’t get enough of it, but also because it is so good for you and such a goodRead more…

Chai Infused Pear and Date Bread

A few weeks ago, pears were on sale at the grocery store. By the bagful. Naturally, we bought 3 kilograms. I love buying entire bags of fruit because it makes my mind go wild with all the things I canRead more…

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chipotle Chili with Lentil Cornbread

The combination of sweet potatoes and black beans is one of my favourites. I’ve done them together a lot and they always offer this, satisfying warm-me-up-inside-wholesome-comfort-food outcome. The kind that leaves you with an empty bowl and a little bitRead more…

Lemon Blueberry Scones

I remember when my brother and sisters and I were young and one year we tried to do breakfast in bed for my mom for mother’s day. She’s an early riser so we were up extra early to prepare everything.Read more…

Fitness Friday: Arms Workout

The workouts I’ve been sharing with you lately have tended to be more geared towards abs and bodyweight exercises that target the legs and glutes. I love those ones, but enough of that already. Well at least for this week!Read more…

Chocolate Cupcakes with Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting

Chocolate cupcakes are one of life’s little pleasures. There is something about the perfection in the frosting around the top, the overload of chocolate bursting out of the cupcake and the creamy topping, and the combination of cake and smooth,Read more…

Gluten Free BBQ Veggie Pizza

Pizza is a regular weekly affair in this house. I never used to be a huge pizza fan – before I moved to Australia, I can’t remember the last time it ever happened. But while I was living over there,Read more…