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living with just a little less

As I sit here and write this today it is surely almost impossible to believe that this year is quickly and surely coming almost to a close. Here I am, on the morning of yet another Halloween, and while I'm not a huge Halloween fan (never have been), I can't help but look back fondly at all the years of costumes and pumpkin carving that…

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This special soup can only be described in one way: nothing short of heavenly. Heaven because of the ingredients, and heaven because of the romance that surrounded me stumbling into it. I love recipes with stories like this (that might bore you but feel free to skip ahead!). I made this lovely pot of nutritious soup after returning from a lovely little sojourn on my…

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It's definitely here. As winter creeps upon us and chills our insides, it is important to stay warm from the inside out. This is the time of year that I reach for thick leggings versus pants, as I need extra layers of warmth like I need extra heat in my belly. This borscht recipe is one of my all time favorite ways to seek comfort,…

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So it happened again (so many high fives)! A group of folks got together to spend just under two hours with a group of kids from our fair city's toughest neighbourhood to cook together. To cook real food ~ food that needs no more than a few basic skills to make, skills like peeling, chopping, stirring, boiling, cutting, slicing, and best of all, caring. Read More...

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Hey everyone! I hope everyone had a great weekend! I am sure many of you are enjoyed a nice rest and took some time to enjoy the rest of the delicious posts from Vegan Blogger's Potluck that went down last week (with great success I might add). Great work and a giant fist bump to all involved! Today's recipe is another fave of ours, and it's…

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In the midst of a busy life, many of us can too easily succumb to feelings of pressure ( I know I can). Pressure to perform. Pressure to please. Pressure to be who we want to be. Maybe even pressure to be what we think others want us to be. Staying cool and calm amongst all these pressures can be tough. But it's the only way…

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I hope you all had a truly fab weekend soaking up the spring sun and taking it all in! As for us, we've got a new layer of topsoil in the garden and a clean fresh outlook - here's to the new season...and Easter coming up! Today's post is (once again) dedicated to the simple easy pleasures in life. Healthy food made delicious by the addition…

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