THE FOOD SERIES: Okra

THE FOOD SERIES: Okra

Foods like this always amazes me. Something so interesting, unique and slightly odd but is super nutritious and delicious as well. DESCRIPTION: Okra is a green flowering plant, residing in the mallow family. We commonly refer to the fruit or pod when we say okra and it is a tapering, finger-shaped capsule that is fuzzy […]

2018!!!

2018!!!

Whoa, writing my post welcoming 2017 does not seem that long ago, but here we go again. I know 2018 will fly by just like this past year did, so I hope to stay as present and in the moment as I can. I always say this because I am still actively working at always […]

2017 Favourites

2017 Favourites

This year legitimately flew by. No words can describe how wonderful this year was, despite all the unfortunate and negative things that also occurred, I choose to see the positives and personally it was a all-in-all good year. I am so grateful for the amount of places I was able to visit, friends and family […]

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 […]