in pursuit of more

living with just a little less

Love. What a wonderful word. When I was growing up, my mom used to tell me her only care was to bring up children that would love. A lovely goal. In the end I can say I think she did okay, and I can honestly say that above all, I believe that love is undoubtedly the one thing this world can always use more of.Read…

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I often wonder what it would be like to live alone. To cook for just me and me alone and to have all the time (I think) I need or want to get my projects done. The pressures us mothers face on a daily basis are immense. Whether you work or not (which I do), there are just so many demands on our time and…

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So it is totally worth saying that I am having a cashew moment of late. And of course, here is another cashew recipe! I'm not sure if it is all my vegan readers and blogging friends that are re-igniting my fondness for creating yummy goodies from this nut, but either way, I'm happy to be here, enjoying the fun that comes with working with this…

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What do you get when you cross shredded raw winter greens with delicious crispy apple and sweet orange persimmon? Well, the answer is simple. Your newest favourite winter salad! This fresh & nutritious bowl of delicious has become mighty popular in the meal rotation these days, as there is usually a few kale leaves & Brussels to be found lingering in my crisper along with…

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Happy December everyone! Phew! I've got to tell you it's been a busy few weeks here and it's about to get even crazier. Anyone else got a super-packed month (haha that is kind of trick question)? Honestly, it feels like summer just ended and here we are writing out Christmas lists and watching as our evening and weekend calendars get loaded up with social engagements…

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Life really is a funny thing. As we move forward (which we inevitably have to), it is certainly impossible to know what might inspire us from day-to-day, week to week, and so on. It could be a conversation over lunch, or a person you haven't seen for years that suddenly pops into your life. It could be a season, or the way you feel after…

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Some days you just want a salad, right? You know, those crisp fresh vegetables full of hydrating water and loaded with vitamins & enzymes? I don't know about you guys (I have my suspicions though) but I am always pretty thrilled to have a homemade salad dressing hanging out in the fridge that makes it easy to wash a few raw vegetables and dress them to perfection.…

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