Author: Ashley

Orange Raspberry Muffins

Orange Raspberry Muffins

This summer was a pretty weird one weather wise. Since it rained almost everyday my garden was thriving! It was luscious and green, but due to the lack of hot days nothing was ripening. So, when I left for school I gave my mom one […]

Massassauga Canoe Trip Summer 2017

Massassauga Canoe Trip Summer 2017

Every year when June rolled around and school began to wind down I would vow to have “the best summer” ever. Every year I told myself that I was going to do so many cool things and see my friends all the time over the […]

Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta

Let me begin by saying that this post is way overdue. Last March my family and I travelled to Puerto Vallarta for the March Break holiday and ever since we returned I have been meaning to share my photographs and suggestions of places to go. Unfortunately, I was just too busy to ever write that post (until now, ha!). I guess late is better than never!

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Golden Turmeric Latté

Golden Turmeric Latté

It’s no secret that this summer hasn’t been very “summery”. Sure, we got spoiled with some spectacular 30 degree dock days, but those were usually incompassed by about 7 straight days of rain. Needless to say the wearer has been less than ideal and I […]

Perfect Roasted Garlic Hummus

Perfect Roasted Garlic Hummus

There are some things that just put me in a really fantastic mood. Making a perfect batch of hummus is one of those things. You may think that that makes me very lame, but my argument is that you have to enjoy the little things in life […]

Easy Coconut Chia Pudding

Easy Coconut Chia Pudding

I am forever a fan of simple things. Honestly, the simpler the better. This past week I’ve been looking after my aunt’s dogs and living in her house while she’s on vacation with her family and it’s been a blast. There is something very strange and fun about living on your own (even if only for a short time). Since it’s just me here the fridge isn’t exactly over-stocked, but I do have my staples on hand: almond butter, hummus, sauerkraut, fresh veg and a big ol’ jar of coconut chia pudding. I’ve been really in to meal prepping items in bulk recently and this chia pudding has become one of my “go to’s”.  (more…)

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

I am now officially done high school. I wrote my final exam last Friday and am graduating this Thursday. I must say it’s a pretty weird feeling. Since I have nothing to study for and no applications left to do I can finally do things […]

Raw Chocolate Energy Bites

Raw Chocolate Energy Bites

In the days leading up to my school trip to Boston I was baking up a storm. As you can probably imagine the food on school trips is a far stretch from gourmet, but for people with intolerances and specific diets, such as I, the […]

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Lentil Salad

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Lentil Salad

I am a lover of breakfast. That is a true and simple fact. It is hands down my favourite, and most creative, meal of the day. Naturally, because of my love for breakfast, I tend to lean mostly towards developing breakfast recipes and posting about my breakfasts. The truth is my other meals are just as good as my breakfasts, but for whatever reason I am either too lazy to write down the recipes or to photograph the finished product therefore resulting in no new lunch and dinner posts. I have decided that that should change. It is now my mission to bring to you more main course styled recipes to satisfy all the dinner lovers out there. (more…)

Sweet Potato Toast Two Ways

Sweet Potato Toast Two Ways

Last night was wild! It was my senior prom and, well, it definitely din’t disappoint. After a long night of dancing, talking and just straight up fun it’s always nice to wake up and cook up a big feel good style breakfast. (Think eggs, hash […]