Mindful Movie Night #17: Minimalism

The next Mindful Movie Night, featuring Minimalism, is queued up for Wednesday, May 24th at Chinatown’s Stretch Yoga. The Juice Truck and I are excited to co-host the event with Love It Or List It star Todd Talbot who has embarked on his own minimalist journey and … Continued

Great Granny’s Never-Fail Pancakes

My mom has always made the best blueberry pancakes. Growing up, I’d overdose on them nearly every weekend. If I had to give my childhood a flavour, it might be these pancakes. The original recipe is from my great granny Leila. She … Continued

Baked Avocado Fries

I remember the first time I saw avocado fries on a menu…I couldn’t believe my eyes. Avocado in fry form?! It sounded too good to be true!! Although, I couldn’t understand how they could possibly get crispy on the outside … Continued

Homemade Chocolate

On many an evening, while sitting on my couch craving something sweet, this recipe has saved me. It is so, so so easy…and equally delicious. All you need is cocoa or cacao powder, coconut oil and a liquid sweetener (preferably maple … Continued

Roen’s Birth Story

Dear Roen, You’re six months old! How did the time pass so quickly? Weren’t you just born? I think back to that October day with so much gratitude. It was an amazing day. So that we never forget, here’s the … Continued

Lemony Roasted Potato and Avocado Salad

Avocados are nature’s butter, minus the saturated fat and cholesterol. They can immediately take a dish from ‘good’ to ‘amazing‘. That’s the story with this salad. These Greek-inspired potatoes are my absolute favourite, but paired with extra-large cubes of ripe avocado, … Continued

Heartbeets Run Club

Get it? Heartbeets? We’re the Vancouver run club powered by plants! More about us… We love running on the seawall and in forests, four-legged friends are always welcome and we loooove sipping on green smoothies as a group post-run. More info … Continued

Blue Coconut Ice Cream

A few weeks ago I walked into The Juicery Co. for lunch and walked out with a bottle of E3Live’s Blue Majik. This sparkly blue powder is an extract of spirulina, a heavy-duty superfood said to relieve physical discomfort. The adult … Continued

“What The Health” Premiere in Vancouver

  The next Mindful Movie Night is a very special one…so special, that we’ve rented out the 150-seater Cinematheque Theatre and are offering two showtimes.“What The Health” is a life-changing, eye-opening documentary. The first thing I thought after watching it was, “Everyone needs to … Continued

Mindful Book Club: What We’re Reading

During a trail run in the UBC Endowment Lands, my friend Genieve and I decided to start a book club…Mindful Book Club. The goal is to fill our brains with information that could help create positive change for our environment, health and animals. We’ve been inspired … Continued