My Alopecia Story Part 1

January 2016 was the first time I ever shaved my head. I'll never forget it. I was crying so hard I couldn't see myself in the mirror. I stood in the shower trembling...I felt like all hope was lost. I was told by doctors that my Alopecia was so severe that it was causing my… Continue reading My Alopecia Story Part 1


5 Zero Waste Kitchen Essentials

After making these 5 small changes I was amazed at how little waste has been created when cooking, aside from food scrapes of course! These products have truly stood the test of time in my kitchen. True, they are a bit of an investment upfront compared to their single use counterparts. After having most of… Continue reading 5 Zero Waste Kitchen Essentials

5 Tips for Practicing Yoga from Home

Whatever stage you are at in your practice is the perfect time to start a home practice. I personally have done most of my yoga, aside from when I was in yoga teacher training, from home. I find that I am considerably more comfortable when I can practice in my own space in my own… Continue reading 5 Tips for Practicing Yoga from Home

5 Vegan Pantry Essentials

Garlic PowderOnion PowderNutritional YeastLiquid SmokeCanned Coconut Milk If you are anything like me when I started on the journey that is Veganism. You are silently or maybe not so silently thinking to yourself "The F@#$ do I do with tofu?". There is actually a lot you can do with tofu. You can pan fry it,… Continue reading 5 Vegan Pantry Essentials

Home Style Berry Crisp (Vegan and Glutenfree)

Barry Layer 6 cups Fresh or Frozen Berries of choice.1/2 cup Cane Sugar2 tbsp Gluten-free Flour (I use the all purpose gluten-free flour from bulk barn)2 tbsp water1/4 tsp Salt In a 9" × 12" baking pan combine ingredients evenly. Be careful not to spill any over the edge. If that's not your style you… Continue reading Home Style Berry Crisp (Vegan and Glutenfree)

Simple Morning Yoga for Better Meditation

I personally find that if I try to go straight from my bed into mediating in the morning I don't get the full benefit. Rather than committing to a full practice first thing in the morning. I mean really who has time for that?! Sleep is life and takes priority over most things in the… Continue reading Simple Morning Yoga for Better Meditation

“Cheese” Cake with Mango Topping ( Vegan and Gluten-Free )

Crust 1 cup Almonds3/4 cup Shredded Coconut1 cup Soaked* Pitted Dates In a high speed blender or food processor add almonds and coconut. Blend on high until there are no visible chunks. Add dates. Blend until evenly combined. Scoop into a round 9" cake pan. Using a spatula spread to make a uniform crust. "Cheese"… Continue reading “Cheese” Cake with Mango Topping ( Vegan and Gluten-Free )

Slow Cooker Vegan Chili

In a larger slow cooker add 1 can Tomato Sauce1 can Diced Tomatoes1 can Brown Beans in Tomato Sauce1 can Peaches and Cream Corn Kernels (do not use creamED corn)6 cloves Minced Garlic1 medium Diced Onion3/4 cup Dry Green Lentils3/4 cup Textured Vegetable Protien (TVP) or 1/2lb Vegan Ground Round1 cup Water2 tbsp Montreal Steak… Continue reading Slow Cooker Vegan Chili