Visiting Ottawa

I had some free time between shifts at work just before my mini winter vacation in December and decided to use it to go visit R.L. in Ottawa!   Obviously, we got to baking right away. I had brought some vegan baked goods with me but one cannot do with only one cookie for oneself [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Days 26 – 31 + Farewell!

Each year, I endeavor to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge – welcome! **** Day 26: Pumpkin Quesadilla, HappyHealthyLife This was one of my favourite new things that I tried for this year's challenge. I think I'll be returning to Happy Healthy Life for [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Days 16 – 20

Each year, I endeavor to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge – welcome! **** Day 16: Pumpkin Cheerios, Cheerios My eyes LIT up when I saw these at the grocery store! They are made with real pumpkin and tasted like it, too! They definitely [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Days 11 – 15

Each year, I endeavor to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge – welcome! **** Day 11: Pumpkin Praline Dream Cone, Eva's Original Chimney We took a wander down to a new spot for me in the city: Eva's Original Chimney! This establishment has an [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Days 6 – 10

Each year, I endeavor to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge – welcome! **** Day 6: Pumpkin Chocolate, Lindor Arriving late off a flight, I was not sure what my pumpkin item would turn out to be, but I was pleasantly surprised to [...]

Pumpkin Challenge 2017: Day 1 – 5

Each year, I endeavour to consume one pumpkin thing per day for the month of October. This is my 7th annual Pumpkin Challenge - welcome! **** Day 1: Pumpkin Spice Pancakes, Hot For Food It only felt right to start the challenge off on a Sunday morning with pancakes! This recipe was straightforward and, while I [...]

Being Cognizant: Celebrating the 5-Year Veggiversary!

A series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life. Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception. — On March 1st, I celebrated five years since I started following a veg*an lifestyle! I am not perfectly inside one dietary box, in [...]