Finding the Upside of Winter

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What sorts of thoughts and feelings does wintertime bring up for you? Are you basking in the joy of your favourite winter sports and coziest jacket, blankets and fires…or are you dreaming of tropical paradises (or maybe even flying off to them!) and counting the days until summer? Are you content, annoyed, sick, peaceful, anxious, sad, or somewhere in between? … Read More

Summer Strawberry & Halloumi Salad

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We’re in the height of summer fruit season in Canada right now, and in celebration of the great strawberry, I created this fresh and incredibly satisfying meal salad. The combination of rich and salty halloumi cheese and creamy white beans are perfectly balanced by fresh greens and sweet strawberries. This salad will keep you going for hours, and is light … Read More

Lessons from Nature: Appreciating Fully & Letting Go

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It’s been a while…but right now is the perfect time for another lesson for us from the ever-wise, all-knowing nature. This time, we’re being called, reminded, to appreciate all that’s coming to life and surrounding us during this season of growth, renewal, new things, ideas, and inspiration. First off, the key is to notice all that’s happening and wonderful around … Read More

How to Eat Healthily, Simplified

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It seems to me that eating well and being “healthy” stresses people out and confuses us quite a bit. This makes me sad to see, because it’s so unnecessary, and this stress/guilt completely sabotages all the healthy habits we already have going on. It’s SO important to remember that having a concern for your health and well-being in the first … Read More

Vegetarian, Vegan, Plant-Based – what the new wave of eating says about humans

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Okay, so what sorts of associations do you have with the above labels? We all have some. Hippie, trendy, tree-hugger, sissy(!), healthy, unbalanced, not enough protein, conscious, limiting… These sorts of labels and associations are exactly why I avoid putting them on myself and others, since it tends to put people in groups that they’d rather not be in. It … Read More

The Deeper Meaning of Vegetables (my journey to becoming a veggie queen)

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Humble. Wholesome. Traditional. Powerful. Life-Altering. Vegetables?!! Sometimes (or I would argue, often) the simplest things in life hold the most significance and importance. The course of our lives can be completely altered by these things that no one tends to notice or pay much attention to. For me, that thing was vegetables. I still remember hanging out in my mother’s … Read More