Buckwheat Banana Pancakes (V/GF)

I am back with another pancake recipe!  I usually only make pancakes on Sundays, but I made these this past Wednesday since I don’t start teaching until 3:30 pm, and I wanted to make an extra special breakfast.  It was my first day back teaching, and I felt the need to take it slow, to…

How Veganism Made Me A Better Cook

I’ve been vegan for about two and a half years; I started transitioning in January 2016.  Since then, my interest in, and relationship to cooking has evolved.  Since changing my diet, I’ve endeavoured to shift my values in other areas of my life, from the way I grocery shop, to what clothes and makeup I…

5-ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Super simple, your run of the mill energy bites!  They are super quick to make, quick to eat, and easy to bring with you when you’re off for a hike, a day on the beach (although, maybe a little sticky for the beach) or are running out the door and just need a snack.  You…

New 60 Day Challenge!

It’s been about a month since I finished my first 60 Day Challenge, and I feel a little untethered without it to be honest!  I’ve definitely noticed a surge in my spending habits since finishing my challenge… which wasn’t exactly what I was hoping for.  But I am ready to buckle down again and create…

Tips for Sustainable Shopping

As someone who loves style, fashion and shopping for clothes, learning to shop more sustainably and ethically has been quite the journey over the last few years.  Fortunately for me, my mom and sisters have always been conscious shoppers, and very aware of their consumption of clothing, and the deplorable conditions that people (and children)…

Banana Brownies (GF/V/Refined Sugar-Free…almost)

So as you might be guessing from this recipe, I’m having a bit of a hard time breaking up with sugar!  I started trying to cut back a few months ago, and I’ve been finding it pretty hard the last couple of weeks.  Check out my post Breaking Up With Sugar to read why.  I…

60 Day No Spend Challenge Wrap-Up

I’ve finished my 60 Day No Spend Challenge and I wanted to let you know how things went, what I learned, what I need to improve on, and what challenge I will commit to next!  The goal of this No Spend Challenge was to refrain from buying any clothing, makeup or accessories from the beginning…