Baby Shower

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Saturday was overcast, but the rain held off for this beautiful, garden baby shower for Rachel, brilliantly executed by Lisa, Sara and Natasha. The fantastic cake, created by Lisa, was lemon flavor and absolutely delicious and the delicate, pastel french macarons, made by Natasha, were unbelievably good! I am still on sugar overload and need to detox, but it was …

Kindfood – Vegan Restaurant Extraordinaire

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It was a sunny day – one of the first really nice days we have had during our rather miserable spring here in damp, grey, cold Toronto and I had an irresistible urge to get out of town and have an adventure. After catching a Tweet about lemon cupcakes by Kelly Childs, owner (with daughter, Erinn Weatherbie) of Kindfood, a …

Flourless and Sugar Free Baking – Chocolate Cupcakes

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Healthy Chocolate CupcakesNo flour, no sugar, low glycemic index, lots of fibre and protein, no bad fats! Inspired by a recipe at Healthy Indulgences for a layered chocolate cake. You will not believe the secret ingredient in these yummy cupcakes – it is BEANS! Trust me, no one will ever know that these are such a healthy treat. Ingredients:5 large …

Forks Over Knives Trailer

This film is coming to Toronto May 20, at the Cumberland 4 Cinema near Bay and Bloor. The film addresses medical research done by notable physicians Dr. T Colin Campbell (author of The China Study), Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn (who was instrumental in Bill Clinton becoming vegan, losing weight and halting his heart disease) and many others. Forks Over Knives …

Mizuno Wave Nirvana 6 – My New Kicks!

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We are now, finally experiencing gorgeous spring weather here in Toronto, so it is time to get out there and walk or run to get fresh air, exercise, enjoy all the gardens springing to life and clear out those winter cobwebs! I always come back from a long walk feeling refreshed, energized and with a much better perspective on any …