Whole Body Attitude of Gratitude Meditation (or extra self-care for sleep and stress!)

Whole Body Gratitude Meditation

In these times of change, stress, fear, and anxiety for many, I have been contemplating the nature of difficult emotions more than usual. Specifically, I have been reflecting on the practical tools and habits we can adopt to help us manage and process our emotions when they challenge us. In writing my newsletter last week, […]

9 Favourite Self-Care Habits and Practices for Spring

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“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” -Anne Dudley Bradstreet Back in 2016, I published a round-up of eight of my favourite self-care habits and practices for winter and it’s been one of my most popular […]

Coconut Cashew Basil Curry Soup (from Seriously Good Freezer Meals)

Coconut Cashew Basil Curry Soup from Seriously Good Freezer Meals

If there is one meal or food I could eat every day, rain or shine, day in and day out, it would have to be curry! Hands down. Like it doesn’t really have any competition (at least in my belly).   Disclaimer: I believe in full, clear and honest disclosure. I received an advance review […]

8 Cheap + Easy Ways to Exercise at Home Indoors When There’s a “Bomb Cyclone” Outdoors

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Hi! I hope you’re reading this from Panama or Jamaica or somewhere else warm where the temperature is above freezing. It’s currently -30 Celsius here (that’s -22 Fahrenheit for my American readers!) and cold enough to kill the new battery in my car and freeze the HOT WATER pipes in my house. Ugh. On top […]

Healthy, Organic, Ready-to-Eat Meals in Toronto? Fresh City Farms to the rescue!

When Fresh City Farms contacted me recently and offered me a complimentary shopping spree, I was thrilled to participate! Even though I don’t live in Toronto, I have been a huge fan of Fresh City Farms’ approach to fresh, locally grown, organic food for many years. They are both a city farm and an online grocer […]

Roasted Curried Eggplant Chips (dairy-, gluten- & grain-free, vegan)

Roasted Curried Eggplant Chips

It is fair to say that I can be a bit of an impulse shopper at the grocery store. (And who can blame me if we think back to my recent post in which I mentioned that grocery stores have a well-honed practice of using psychological and other tricks to get us to buy more […]

Coconut Chia Breakfast Parfait with Pineapple-Mango ‘Salsa’ (dairy-free, gluten-free)

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If you’ve ever been to my little foodie corner before, you may know that I kind of adore breakfast! In fact, it might be my favourite meal of the day—and yet for many, it’s a meal that involves a lot of same old, same old, a meal that can be hard to plan for, and […]