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How to Beat the Holiday Bloat

The holidays are such a beautiful and festive time, but let’s face it, we all feel a little hungover and sluggish this time of year. For me, the holidays usually mean eating too much food, drinking, napping, cuddling, sleeping, snacking, cooking, baking, taking the occasional snowy walk, and more eating. […]

How to Boost Your Instagram Engagement

How to Boost Your Instagram Engagement

Lately, I’ve had a lot of questions on how to boost engagement on Instagram, or simply how to get more active followers. I’ve tried it all – hashtags, follow ‘bots, planned scheduling, etc. and have found a few tips that have stuck with me and that have really worked when […]

Peanut Butter Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

  This Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie will satisfy all of your peanut butter needs. Gulp this down with a friend, or two, and enjoy every creamy, delicious sip! I used cashew milk in this recipe which is my new favourite dairy-free milk – it’s rich and creamy and subtle tasting. […]

Vegan Turmeric Porridge - The Pure Life

Turmeric Porridge: Your Newest Obsession

If you’re following me on Instagram, you’ll know that this morning I decided to get onto the (new?) food trend, Turmeric Porridge, also known as Your Newest Obsession. This porridge is the perfect addition to your Fall diet. It’s: warming comforting grounding nourishing sweet, but not too sweet creamy vegan // gluten, dairy […]

Virtuous Pie - The Pure Life

New Plant-Based Pizzeria & Ice Cream Shoppe in Vancouver

The rumours are true…Virtuous Pie, an all vegan (and to die for, I may add) pizzeria and ice cream shoppe has opened up in Vancouver, and I couldn’t be more excited about it. Why, you may ask? What’s so special about a vegan pizza shoppe? This menu has seriously outdone itself. The pizzas […]


What 30 Days in a Van Taught Me

2 People. 4 Countries. 4,000 km. What 30 days in van taught me. Accidentally a trip of a lifetime, and so much more than I could have asked for. My partner and I ventured off to Europe on 1 mission: to explore the mountains! Incredibly fortunate, borrowing an old orange ’78 […]

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Protein Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

This Protein Quinoa Breakfast bowl will keep you full for hours! It is packed with plant-based protein, seasonal fruit and local honey to combat seasonal allergies. I love this bowl because it’s a hit with everyone – quinoa is a gluten-free seed and a complete protein, which is great for […]