in pursuit of more

living with just a little less

I'll never forget the day my late grandfather shared with me his last words of wisdom. It was during perhaps his last visit to my parents house round about the time that I was leaving home (which was very early in my almost adult life). I forget exactly what time of the year it was or who was there with me, but I do remember…

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So I've definitely been holding out. All these years, right under my nose, there was this recipe. Yes, this recipe. Those of us veggie folks who grew up in these parts of the world know a thing or two about where to eat when visiting Victoria. Other than a few great spots that have popped up in recent years, Rebar remains the one spot that…

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So I hope you guys will bear with me, this week is going to be all about peanut butter. It started back here with these noodles and sauce and really hasn't stopped since. I'm going to place the blame for it continuing squarely on this lovely Sprouted Kitchen recipe, of which the recipe for today's treats are based. So. Much. Peanut Butter. Yummy. Read More...

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It's been a pretty productive start to the year here. I wrote back here a few thoughts about what the New Year means to me, and also just what it could add to our lives if we  truly regard each moment as new.  Judging by the responses to that post, I am so happy to know there are many of you who also embrace this opportunity…

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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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Holla everyone! I am super excited today to share with you one of my all-time favourite cookie recipes over at a super special holiday cookie exchange at Keepin' it Kind. This cookie combines the wonderful nutty taste of walnuts with sweet raspberry jam to make a cookie as sweet to the tongue as it is darling to the eyes. I grew up eating these every…

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Healthy, delicious, vegan, gluten-free & Italian. Need I say more? I mean, really? With so many wonderful things all packaged up into one, it might seem almost too good to be true. If I told you also, just how mind-bogglingly easy this recipe was, well you might just freak right out. Don't do that. Instead, read on to find the recipe that could literally help…

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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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