The Best Breakfast: Overnight Oats

Happy Monday! Do a little stretch, pour some coffee, and let’s read about the best, easiest breakfast I have ever discovered.

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I am a morning person, but I am no-fuss breakfast person. If it can’t be made in less than seven minutes I am not interested. That’s why poached eggs, smoothies, and cereal are favourites in my house. But lately I’ve been turning to overnight oats for a breakfast that takes no time in the morning.Read More

My Favourite Things at Trader Joe’s

My coworker has a joke that I live at Trader Joe’s. And this isn’t as much a joke as a slightly exaggerated truth. I love Trader Joe’s and I am not ashamed of it.

my favourite things at trader joes.pngMy many trips to TJ’s {I can’t help it, it’s only five minutes away} I have tried just about everything on those hallowed aisles. From dips to produce to that glorious frozen aisle, my kitchen is always stocked with the yummiest treats from the always affordable, delicious grocery store we call Trader Joe’s.

Here’s what I always have in my cart…Read More

The 5 Best Gluten-Free Recipes

If you haven’t caught on, a few months ago I found that my body decided for me to go gluten-free. It’s been a big change in my life – goodbye soft, fluffy bread – but one that I’ve tried to deal with as gracefully as possible.

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Today I’m sharing the five recipes that have gotten me out of my food slump of boring, crusty food. These recipes are good whether you eat gluten or not, so definitely give them  a try!Read More

Tea Time: My Favourite Teas

Tea is the ultimate drink. There, I’ve said it.

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I discovered the delightful beverage in high school and found it a much more pleasant alternative to bitter coffee. Ever since, if I’m meeting with a friend, popping into the office, or sitting at home, I almost always have a cup in front of me.

When friends come to visit they know I’ll have a mug ready for them. And over the years there are certain teas I always have in my apartment. A cup a day keeps the yawns away. As I write this, I’m having a chai latte.Read More

Favourites Friday #69: Bon Appétit!

I love food. Food is something that can take on so many different forms depending on the culture, the situation, and the palate. It’s just fascinating.

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This week I got to experience so many different foods as I started doing my 98% paleo (I make few exceptions) diet and tried out some new recipes because I’m just that kind of girl. Aka, a girl who realizes she’s a grown woman who needs to start cooking instead of heating up everything in the Trader Joe’s frozen section.

So, for this Favourites Friday I am going to share all the food-related things I loved from this week. Let’s dig in!Read More