After spending two weeks traveling in Japan, Jason and I discovered that there were things we were prepared for, and things we missed that made our lives a little more inconvenient than we would have liked. So I've put a list of the 10 things that will make your travels in Japan be as much… Continue reading 10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Japan
One of my favourite morning snacks has always been a simple granola bar. Sweet, chewy, nutty and salty are all combined flavours and textures that make for a delicious snack! This simple recipe will be leaving you wanting more! This recipe can forego any baking or cooking, but I highly recommend roasting your oats, nuts… Continue reading Fruit & Nut Granola Bars (feat. Bite Snack)
I've always been impressed with spiritual leaders in their ability to strongly convey a message, without tiptoeing around hard topics, yet still possessing a careful understanding of who their audience may be. I am even more impressed when such leaders can express themselves in more ways than one - in song, writing, comedy, you name… Continue reading Poetry With Reason by D. L. Winters
It had been a long time since I posted anything on here when I received a wonderful surprise of an email from the owner of Bite Snacks, asking if I'd like to try their products. Bite Snacks is a Canadian-owned company that specializes in nutritious and organic snacks made with crickets! I've had crickets before… Continue reading Cricket Protein Cocoa-Hazelnut Butter
You've come to the right place if you're searching for the perfect gift set for your girl, sister, wife, mom or BFF. Skwiik is a top local Canadian brand that curates by hand all natural, vegan and cruelty-free products for bath and skincare. They consistently come up with new scents and product lines to suit anyone and… Continue reading Christmas 2018 Gifting Favourite + Giveaway!
Sometimes the best kitchen creations come from a necessity to use up your ingredients before they reach their end-of-life. I had leftover organic peanut butter that was going to go to waste if I didn’t use it immediately and a nearly untouched jar of turmeric raw honey from Drizzle Honey that I thought might make a… Continue reading Turmeric Honey PB&Co. Energy Bites
Bloating is a very common occurrence, whether we lead a healthy lifestyle, have a balanced relationship with food or neither. I experience the most bloating and gaseous discomfort when I move very little, especially when I've been sitting at my desk for too long. These tips are not just going to be of help to… Continue reading Five Tips to Prevent & Reduce Bloating
October 30th marked three years since Jason's and my first (official) date, and what better way to celebrate than dine at one of our favourite restaurants in town? Raw Bar offers some of the best Asian fusion cuisine in the city, featuring fan-favourite classics with a modern twist. For some, this might be the closest… Continue reading Raw Bar: YYC’s Vietmodern Fine Dine Favourite
Working out at the gym is great! It's affordable, you can go at any time, the types of workouts and equipment available is abundant enough that you can achieve your fitness goals with the right amount of self-motivation and discipline. But there's a lot you could be missing out on, and it's easy to plateau… Continue reading ClassPass: The Best Way to Diversify and Try New Workouts
This season, we are learning to enjoy our fall favourites in the healthiest form possible! Keep reading to see what gorgeous, mouth-watering classics we learned to bake at Chef Janice Buckingham's workshop last weekend! All recipes were carefully put together by Janice herself to suit a health-aware lifestyle.