Calling All Coffee Drinkers

I'm sure many of you can relate to the feeling of satisfaction you get when you take your first sip of warm, comforting coffee of the morning. It seems to offer some kind of reassurance to your day. That everything is going to be okay. Just sit, relax, and enjoy your delicious brew and somehow [...]

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Heart-to-Heart on Hormones

Growing up, I remember knowing girls who were the definition of PMS. I was always a relatively upbeat, happy person, so the moody ones always stood out to me. I never quite understood how someone could be so cranky just because it was their "time of the month". I hadn't really experienced these hormonal symptoms [...]

Poached Eggs Over Maple Roasted Vegetables

A Sunday worthy breakfast, consisting of two poached eggs over top maple roasted brussel sprouts and sweet potatoes! The eggs were poached to medium so that the yolk cascaded down into the vegetables. So delicious and comforting. I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend (long weekend here in Canada). Cheers!

Enjoy the simple things

What I enjoy most is relaxing at a quaint coffee joint, warm beverage in my hand. Take a moment to sit and enjoy something. Leave your phone at home or in the car. Go to a place with a warm and cozy atmosphere. Order a warm, decadent beverage, notice the rich colour, the smooth texture, [...]

Hearty Cabbage Roll Soupย 

A lovely meal for the fall. Quick and easy to make with little ingredients. Can be made vegetarian without adding the ground beef. And using a vegetable broth. My own recipe: Ingredients: 1 pound of lean or extra lean ground beef 4 cloves of garlic 1 onion  1 tbsp of olive oil  1 box of [...]

Spending time with natureย 

Spending a little time with nature whenever you can sure works wonders for the mind and soul. I try to get outside, as far as I can from the hustle and bustle of today's world, as often as I can. The crisp, clean air, vivid colours and tranquility of it all is so revitalizing and [...]

Nutrition today.

So it has been a very busy year. First year of Sciences; learning about all of the general, boring, tedious parts of science that all first year science students have to experience. Anyways, I have been on the meal plan at the University and it is so hard to eat healthy there. However, I have [...]