In Food on
May 26, 2017

Kale Quinoa Salad


For the salad:

  • 1 cup golden & black quinoa
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups kale
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/4 cup pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • 1 tablespoon hemp hearts
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the dressing:

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fig balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Dash of garlic powder and salt

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In Food on
April 21, 2017

Chocolate Garbanzo Muffins


  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 small or 1 large banana
  • 1/2 can (540 mL) chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

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In Travel on
March 29, 2017

One Happy Island

Upon arrival in Aruba we were greeted by big signs that said “One Happy Island”, and that was the start of one happy vacation! I’m not much of a tropical vacation kind of girl; I tend to jet off to Europe every chance I get, but the frigid weather in Ottawa got to me.

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In Fashion on
March 9, 2017

Fashion Month Review

Fashion Month is my favourite time of year. It seems like the shows get better and better and this year was no exception. While I did not actually attend Fashion Month (shocking, I know…), I definitely have something to say about the beautiful collections I obsessively followed on the internet. So without further ado, here are the top 5 trends I’m loving for Fall/Winter 2017/ 2018.

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