Broccoli Veggie Stir-Fry With Cashews

Every Thursday I sauna; an hour of seated meditation, drinking litres of electrolytes and lots of sweating.  I love what it does for my skin and mind. It also helps that just 30 minutes burns up to 600 calories so I don’t work out on sauna days and eat as much as I want, bonus!…

Vegan Mushroom Spinach Stroganoff (On Pappardelle)

We’ve been waiting for the rain to come for 3 days and every morning the Weather Network changes it’s story;  rain coming tomorrow.  Today is Sunday, 9:44pm.  The city sparkles in the dark night.  I’m sitting at our bedroom window atop a pile of pillows, laptop resting on the window sill and the wind coming…

My (Vegan) Version Of Zuppa Toscana.

Flipping through my recipe books that I got for Christmas today, I came across this delicious soup.  A classic Tuscan Winter dish, it’s loaded with potatoes and hearty sausage. Just because I cook vegan doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy this seriously cozy meal. With a few small tweaks, I created a just-as-hearty Zuppa Toscana with…

New Year Minimalism: Home Decor, Beauty, Food and Fashion.

“ Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”    I love the holidays and the excessiveness of it all – The eating, the shopping and glittery everything. There comes a moment however and even before the year ends that I start to crave simplicity.  By January I find myself gravitating toward a lighter palette of nudes, whites…

Non Dairy Cream Of Mushroom Soup

“Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet.” ―  Albert Einstein One of my favourite things about Wintertime is comfort food cooking.  The slow cooker takes centre stage on the counter and the crock pot gets to shine. It’s…

Tumeric Roasted Cauliflower Soup

“To feel safe and warm on a cold wet night, all you really need is soup.” It seems the rain has subsided to a drizzle. Its 10:04 pm and the rain came down, fitfully, fiercely most of the day.  I was grateful to be in the dry warmth of my car after running from my…

Twist On A Classic: Vegan Shepherds Pie

I’ve got Delia’s Classic Christmas special playing on T.V.  Christmas cooking is taken seriously in the U.K.  Hers and Nigella are my favourite Holiday cooking specials to watch.  It’s been grey and rainy all day.  Today is Saturday, my husband woke at 4:15 am and went fishing at a river 1 hour and 1/2 hours…

The Things I Loved In October

These are the things I loved in October Action Kid NYC Walks  One of my ultimate bucket list items is to spend a Christmas season in NYC.  The plan would be to arrive for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, do my Christmas shopping and see the tree lighting at Rockefeller Centre.  Of course I’d be staying…