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…

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…