THE FOOD SERIES: Sesame Seeds

THE FOOD SERIES: Sesame Seeds

One word: tahini! DESCRIPTION: The tiny, flat, oval-shaped seed with its rich nutty taste and crunch come in many colours; from white, black, red, and yellow, depending on the variety. They are only 3-4 mm long and 2 mm wide, yet they have one of the highest oil content out of any seed. When purchasing […]

Gift Giving Guide (2017)

Gift Giving Guide (2017)

Another year, another gift giving guide! Yes, I posted a guide last year, but I really enjoyed creating it so I wanted to do it again with some new suggestions. Feel free to check out my post from last year as many of the things I recommended very much still applies. I have curated a […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Eggplant

THE FOOD SERIES: Eggplant

Such a beautiful food don’t you think? DESCRIPTION: Most of us are familiar with the glossy purple skin, with a cream coloured flesh variety of eggplant. However, there are other varieties that are white, lavender, green, or even orange and yellow. Their sizes also vary, from elongated, rounded or pea-shaped. Because of the range of […]

Vegan in Asia

Vegan in Asia

I came back a week ago from travelling in Asia and I am excited to share with you my experience, what I have learned and some tips as well. My trip consisted of three different destinations with different purposes. Hong Kong – the purpose was to attend a wedding and to spend as much time […]

Intro to a Raw Foods Diet

Intro to a Raw Foods Diet

Eating a fully raw diet is what my body thrives best on. Even more so when I consume fresh, local, in season fruits and vegetables. So I am here to share with you some information regarding eating a raw food diet and answer some common and frequently asked questions. What does eating a raw food diet […]

My Favourite Nature Quotes

My Favourite Nature Quotes

I fall more in love with nature every single day. Especially right now with all the stunning autumn colours. It really is quite indescribable. Here are some of my favourite quotes about nature. A nice reminder for us to stop and look around, and simply enjoy the beauty that we are lucky enough to witness […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Garbanzo Beans/Chickpeas

THE FOOD SERIES: Garbanzo Beans/Chickpeas

One word: hummus. Need I say more? DESCRIPTION: Garbanzo beans are legumes that can be found black, green red, or even brown. They have a nutlike taste and texture that can be buttery yet somewhat starchy and even pasty. There are two main types of garbanzo beans: 1) the kabuli-type and 2) desi-type. The kabuli […]

My Cryotherapy Experience

My Cryotherapy Experience

WHAT IS CRYOTHERAPY? It is a form of cold, whole body medical therapy, similar to an ice bath. However, instead of using water it involves liquid nitrogen that is released into a chamber. From your neck down, your body is exposed to very low, sub zero temperatures up to around -140 to -170ºC. The idea […]

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY SALE

ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY SALE

On Tuesday, my website will be one year old! What a year it has been! Because it is such an exciting time, I decided to give my site a little revamp, a cheeky little makeover and I love it. It’s not perfect, but what is perfect? If you haven’t not seen it yet, go check  […]

THE FOOD SERIES: Dates

THE FOOD SERIES: Dates

Nature’s candy at its best. Anyone else like to eat them by the bowl? No? Just me? DESCRIPTION: There are more than 1500 varieties of dates that are grown around the world. Medjool dates are among the most popular as they are large, caramel-like, soft in texture, rich in flavour and the sweetest as well. […]