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…

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Breakfast Cake

The thing for me with breakfasts on the weekend is they have to be special. They have to be something I wouldn’t really cook during the week, whether it be because of time, or because they’re too fancy for aRead more…

In my Vegan Pantry!

A few weeks ago I wrote a post on what a typical grocery shopping trip looks like for us and what some of the staples are that we get every week. And then I ranted a little about how muchRead more…

5 Daily Practices

They say it takes three weeks to build a new habit: Three weeks of messing up and getting back on track. Three weeks of forgetting then remembering, creating post-it reminders, and giving yourself the occasional bit of tough love withRead more…

Black Sesame and Coconut Chocolate Cherry Bars

There are black sesame seeds sitting in our cupboard. A whole bag of them. I bought them originally to make homemade vegemite, in our nostalgic Aussie homesickness times. The vegemite was a success, but not the real thing. We gotRead more…

Vegetarian Chickpea Salad Sandwich

There’s something about the creaminess of avocado and its perfect smooth consistency that just makes it seem like the best solution to any cooking woes. You need a creamy sauce? Use avocado. You need a smooth, creamy pudding? Use avocado.Read more…

Blueberry Vanilla Buckwheat Waffles

My favourite weekends are the ones with slow mornings, longer runs, and post-run steaming cups of coffee. The ones where you can stay in bed a little longer, read the paper a little longer, sip your coffee a little longer.Read more…