Life with Kids · Meal Prep · Plant-based Mains

Postpartum Meal Prep

34 weeks! The end of my second pregnancy is drawing near, and I am full-force into preparation mode. House purging/cleaning projects, hospital bag packing, and freezer meal prep. My postpartum nutritious focus has always been whole grains, healthy fats, lots of fiber, and warming foods to optimize gut health and healing while supporting breastmilk production.… Continue reading Postpartum Meal Prep


The Foundation of a Nourishing Plate

You’ve set a goal to eat healthier. How do you know where to start? There’s no need to stress tracking calories, counting macros, or studying the latest fad diet. Start with the basic plate: 1/2 veggies, 1/4 whole grains, 1/4 high protein source (legumes), + accessories. There’s a reason I labelled this the FOUNDATION of… Continue reading The Foundation of a Nourishing Plate

Dinner · Lifestyle

How to Build a Salad Bowl (that doesn’t suck)

Plant-Powered Caesar Chipotle Bowl Kale & Quinoa Salad Salads are so commonly associated with bland, boring diet food. But with a nourishment-forward mindset, they can make the most incredible - and delicious - meals! Healthy food that is colourful and visually appealing is more exciting to look forward to, don't you think? The trick is… Continue reading How to Build a Salad Bowl (that doesn’t suck)

Life with Kids · Non-Toxic Alternatives

DIY Play Dough

This original recipe comes from I have absolutely loved play dough as an activity for my toddler. It's something we can do together, or keeps her busy as independent play while I get other work done. And while there are countless options for toy accessories out there, we’ve found pleasure in simply a wooden… Continue reading DIY Play Dough