‘Cheezy’ Mashed Cauliflower

Being diabetic, I’ve learned that my body doesn’t process potatoes and it’s best that I avoid them entirely. I’ve been trying different veggies as a replacement, mostly yams, but of course they taste completely different. I don’t particularly like cauliflower, but keep trying it again and again because it’s white in colour and relatively mild…

Review: How Not to Die Cookbook

I’ve been hearing about Dr. Michael Greger, M.D. for a quite a long time now. I downloaded his app “Daily Dozen” (free) several months ago and have only used it on and off, when I think about it. Then I heard about his book, How Not to Die, and honestly, couldn’t quite get past the title….

Embarking on a New & Exciting Journey

I’m super stoked to share with you a new journey I’m embarking on. In the fall, I’m taking a course to be a Holistic Nutritionist. I’ve been studying whole food/raw vegan eating for personal interests for about eight years now. I learned a wealth of knowledge on the subject already and it continues to be…

Making difficult decisions to get back to basics

Part of the point of this blog was to talk about the struggles. But, when struggles hit, I tend to crawl under a rock and not come out, making it difficult to write a blog post. I went through a really tough time in the fall. A few life altering events happened at the same…

A Vegan Salad Dressing Find

I often eat my salads with no dressing at all, I’ve learned to appreciate the taste of fresh veggies and I enjoy it. If I do want to add a little something, typically I drizzle a bit of olive oil. And rarely, I will make my own dressings with flavoured oils and vinegars from Prairie…