Leptin Resistance and What You Need to Know

Leptin Resistance

I don’t typically blog about diets and weight loss…I may spend a lot of time talking about healthy eating but never in reference to weight. Until now. Yes, most of the food I feature on here is healthy for you and I do it with a focus on veganism because I do believe our diets should be mostly plant based. ... Read More »

Sugar Free Pear and Apple Crumble

Pear and Apple Crumble

I have been crazy busy lately with work, which is a good thing I guess.  We have also finally started getting winter here so it beginning to look a lot like…crap.  We have had snow followed up by warmer weather so it is a big slushy mess out there.  I am not a big holiday person, I don’t really do ... Read More »

7 Herbal Remedies for Anxiety

Herbal remedies for anxiety

I have suffered from anxiety attacks for years, anxiety attacks are the most common mental illness affecting millions of people.  I can go years where they don’t bother and at other times I have landed in the emergency room with heart palpitations.  While the symptoms are harmless, at the time when you’re having a panic attack they are terrifying. They ... Read More »

7 Amazing Facts about Mint Tea – Guest Post


For ages, the magical leaves of mint are known for their rejuvenating, refreshing and aromatic properties. But mint, especially in mint tea is beyond that. It is more than cooling tingle that these leaves give you in your drink on a hot summer day. Mint leaves are packed with antioxidants and essential vitamins and minerals. Mint Tea also serves many ... Read More »

9 Tips for Surviving Thanksgiving as a Vegan

vegan thanksgivin

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and we all head off to visit parents, grandparents, siblings, nieces, nephews the whole family or…every person in the world that has the ability to drive you nuts.  Don’t get me wrong I love my family and I would throw myself under a bus for them but holy crap do they know how to ... Read More »

5 Stunning Health And Wellness Retreats – Guest Post

health and wellness retreats

For most people it is not possible to stick to a health and wellness routine. This is because most people are either too busy with work or raising their children to stick to an exercise routine or any program that involves taking some time off. This is why most people who are in to staying healthy and maintaining fitness look ... Read More »

Black Bean and Quinoa Soup


It is starting to get really cold here in Canada with temps falling below zero especially at night and yesterday a couple of hours east of here they got 44cm of snow, for my American friends that’s about 18 inches.  Yeah, that sucks!  The worst part is that at this time of year it warms up the next day and ... Read More »

Baked Butternut Squash With Wild Rice and Polenta

Baked Butternut Squash

I am over pumpkin.  I know that’s sacrilegious this time of year but I really have had enough of pumpkin and the only part of pumpkin I even like are the seeds.  I don’t want pumpkin pie, pumpkin spiced lattes or any pumpkin soup…*shivers at the thought*.  Now that Halloween is over and I am Canadian so our Thanksgiving is ... Read More »

Canned Tomatoes…err well sorta

Things to do With Your Garden Tomatoes

I named this post canned tomatoes, well because it needed a title and that’s about the closest description that fits.   I saw this thing on a Martha Stewart show, she was making what she called Tomato confit.  It was just a segment on her show and I kept thinking at the time…”Wow, that would be soooo good made into ... Read More »

Eggplant and the Comedy of Errors

eggplant meatballs

Not sure if I mentioned this before or not but I have a roommate.  Probably I haven’t mentioned it because we live pretty separate lives we just kinda share space, not to say we don’t get along we actually do quite well.  My roomie has decided that he was going to go vegan…not a problem I eat mostly a vegan ... Read More »

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