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 [...]

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My First Budda Bowl

Like I stated in my last post, I haven't been feeling super meaty dishes lately and have been craving vegetables. Now that it is fall, I thought I would make a fall inspired, vegetarian Buddha bowl. It was so simple! I started by peeling and dicing a butternut squash, washing and preparing brussels sprouts and [...]

A Productive Afternoon in the Kitchen 

Today I took advantage of my sons self-sufficient mood and prepared some things in the kitchen I have been meaning to prepare. My little boy is now six months old and therefore, old enough to start being introduced to various solids. That being said, today I thought I would try making some homemade baby foods. [...]

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 Soup 

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 nature 

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 [...]