Learning To Feed A Baby: Our Journey

Baby, Instagram Live Notes

These are notes from our instagram live session on September 15th.  It will be on Instagram until 3pm PST Friday 15th then on Facebook HERE. Disclaimer #1: Whenever I talk about…

Creamy Aubergine (Eggplant) Hummus

Paleo, Vegan

INGREDIENTS 1 medium eggplant 1.5C sprouted and cooked chickpeas 1/4C tahini 1/4C olive oil 1/2C water 1 large lemon 2 cloves garlic pink salt black pepper chili flakes (optional) DIRECTIONS Slice…

Keys to SIMPLE and stress FREE grocery shopping! (that helps the budget too!)

Instagram Live Notes, lifestyle

The whole world of meal planning, grocery shopping and food budgeting can all seem scary and overwhelming.  I GET IT! I was there, weekly. And having gone on my own…

Zucchini Chickpea Fritters

Breads, Breakfast ideas, Vegan

If you’ve never met chickpea flour (garbanzo bean flour) you’re about to fall in love. I hope. If you’re vegan or don’t eat eggs then you are seriously in for…

10 Zero Waste Essentials Under $20

lifestyle

If you’ve followed us for just about any length of time you know that what started with food has slowly expanded to full body health, pursuing a non toxic lifestyle…

Easy DIY Oat Milk

Breakfast ideas, Vegan

I’ve been dairy free in my coffee for a decade. I mostly drink it black but sometimes I want creamy and a bit more indulgent. (Also milking it up is…

The Perfect Body Size

Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

“Have I practically been loving this body well, and daily treating it the way I know I want to?” That’s my question as I stand in front of the mirror….

Creamy Sunbutter Dressing

Main dishes, Salads, Vegan

I’ve shared a similar recipe to this before, but this is a creamier version! Both of them are hands down one of the yummiest dressing, dips that exist – at…

PREGNANCY RESOURCES ROUNDUP

Baby, Health and Wellbeing

Well we’re 24 weeks in and if you’re worried, don’t worry, I’m not going to go fully mummy blogger on you. But it’s funny how what started with food has…

Blackberry and Orange Crumble

Desserts, Vegan

Crumble (/cobbler) is the dessert of my childhood. And blackberry picking was our summer activity before ‘foraging’ was cool. (Thanks Granny!) We’d put on wellies, long trousers, grab an umbrella…

No Sugar Chocolate Bark

Bars and cookies, Desserts, Vegan

INGREDIENTS 2T virgin coconut oil 2T raw coconut butter 1T cashew/almond butter 4T organic, fair-trade cocoa (I buy cocoa and nibs in bulk from cocoasupply.com but if you don’t want…

Plane Food!

Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

Every time I travel people ask me: Can you really take that on a plane?! Well, I’ve never had anything taken away at security, so yes!  The picture above was…

Indulging without Regret: 10 tips for having your summer holiday cake and eating it too!

Health and Wellbeing, holidays, lifestyle

Guys, I’ve been the regretful over-indulger. I’ve done the vacation mode of ‘kick back don’t think about what you’re eating’ and then kill yourself at the gym after a vacation…

Our Go-To Meals: My Master List

lifestyle, Main dishes

In short, a list of all the meals we regularly make.  And I can’t recommend making your own one of these enough, so grab a pen and paper! Why? As…

Cilantro and Arugula Pesto

Paleo, Salads, Vegan

…aka Coriander and Rocket Pesto.  Either way, it’s amazingly good. Peppery, tangy, fresh, and SO worth varying from the basil norm. This is the first year I’ve tried growing veggies…

Homemade Whole Spelt Pasta

Main dishes

Whenever we watch Chef’s table we determine to try something new and innovative! A few months ago we watched what is probably our favourite episode to date with Massimo Botturra…

Climate change and the planet: Small steps to playing our part.

lifestyle

Usually when I want to talk about the environment I don’t, because I’m pretty sure I’ll get boxed as a weirdo tree hugger (!) so I let people do their…

Neusch News…!

Baby, Health and Wellbeing, UPDATE

Well it’s time to let you in on why I’ve been absent, taking naps, and not eating anything green… We’ll be welcoming a new Neusch into the family in December…

Sun Butter/Tahini Dressing

Paleo, Salads, Vegan

I do this right after making my sun butter, just don’t scrape out the blender well and then add everything in to taste – to taste really is the key…

My Cast Iron How To!

Health and Wellbeing, Instagram Live Notes, lifestyle

Last week I posted a story on Instagram showing how I use cast iron for scrambled eggs and have a clean pan afterwards and so many of you asked questions…

Paleo Skillet ‘Corn’ Bread

Breads, Main dishes, Paleo

Paleo skillet ‘corn’ bread. Corn bread is one of my favourite American treats but I didn’t have corn meal and lots of you don’t eat it so here’s a flexible,…

Our Favourite Beef Chili and Paleo ‘Corn’ Bread

Main dishes

INGREDIENTS Makes 5 serving 2 cups pre prepped mirepoix (or 2/3 cup each finely diced celery, carrot, white onion) 1 clove crushed garlic 3T olive oil 3/4lb high quality grass…

Mothers Day Gifts That Do Good!

Gift Ideas

It was a journey that started with food, but we’ve been moving our family towards making more mindful purchases across the board. It’s actually been a fun and exciting journey as…

Broccoli, Basil, and White Bean Soup

Main dishes, Vegan

If there’s one meal that shouldn’t be made strictly to a recipe, I think it’s soup.  You really just have to taste it as you go along.  Every vegetable you use can…

Ethical Clothing Brands We’re Loving

Eco + Conscious Living, lifestyle

Let’s talk clothes. If you’ve followed us for a while you know that in the last couple of years, a journey that started with food and a quest for nourishing our…

It Started with Food…

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

As a child scrambling up trees to pick apples in my grandparents orchard, I thought that sunny picture was the story of all food.  It grew on a tree in a grassy field,…

Paleo Vanilla Cake

Cakes, Desserts, Paleo

I wanted a good English recipe for St George’s Day to take to lunch with friends.  Usually (always) if I make a cake it’s a good simple chocolate cake but…

12 Small Steps to a Greener Home

Eco + Conscious Living, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

I’m going to be honest. There was a time in my life when words like  ‘green’, ‘ecofriendly’, and ‘biodegradable’ made my roll my eyes, and I thought people who talked about plastic…

My Top 10 Mighty Nest Pics

Gift Ideas, Health and Wellbeing, lifestyle

My Top 10 Mighty Nest Pics Apart from using the Mighty Fix, these are some of my choices from the Mighty Nest website that we use around our home on…

Vegan Carrot Soup

Main dishes, Paleo, Vegan

INGREDIENTS Serves 4 2lbs carrots half a medium sized onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup tahini 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon garam masala 3-4 cups of good stock (I…