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living with just a little less

This burger was a major hit in a lot of ways and I just had to share it with you all here. Judging by the recipe list here on the blog, it's clear that burgers are not a major staple in the house, but anytime I can get my husband to eat quinoa, then I consider the recipe to be a major winner. Read More...

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When it comes to tofu, there is one thing my siblings and I had a lot of growing up, and that was my mom & dad's famous tamari fried tofu in the ever-loved and very well used cast iron fry pan that got used I think more frequently than tooth brushes in our household. This is not to say that we weren't good teeth brushers…

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I never mind sharing that when I was little, my siblings and I didn't get a whole lot of treats. We ate extremely well, and my folks were on a tight budget, meaning that while we thrived, there were definitely more expensive "healthy foods" we just didn't get to enjoy a whole lot: like grapes & kiwis & fresh berries. Read More...

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After posting a photo of this yummy weeknight dinner dish on Instagram last week, it seemed it was time for another quinoa recipe to pop up here as it has been quite a long while. In truth, we don't eat a massive amount of quinoa in our house (for reasons you will read below), but every now and again I love throwing together an easy…

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Want to get in your apple a day? Here is a warm way to start your winter mornings that makes getting your apple a day a (delicious) cinch. A nice warm bowl of protein and fibre-filled fuel is a great way to start a big day, especially if you've got a lot on the go (anyone out there?!). Because as much as I love to scheme about…

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Well it is officially summer here in Vancouver. After a long spring, and many, many cold & wet & rainy days, the temperatures here are now warm again! I thought it would never come, but it did! And oh, how sweet it is. One can hear many times the words of those who live and love in this dear part of the world. The words that…

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Getting fresh perspective isn't always the easiest thing. Ever heard of tunnel vision (I sure have!)? With so many fixed elements in place in our lives, it can be difficult to break out of our routine, or look at life through a different lens, never mind through new eyes. Well, it's Monday, friends - and here's to the start of a brand new week!With spring here,…

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Happy Saturday all! I hope you are all enjoying the start of a wonderful weekend as spring has officially sprung, our days are getting longer, and we are starting to plan for the spring and summer season ahead! I don't know about you guys, but I'm a reasonably busy gal... Eating well on limited time is always a challenge - especially when we want to be outside…

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