Category Archives: Vegan Parenting

Protein-Rich Foods Kids Will Love: Today’s Parent

As parents raising children on a plant-based diet, the question of protein is always present. At first we question ourselves. After researching we come to understand how a whole-foods vegan diet provides ample protein, and are (usually!) at ease with the issue. Yet, the question remains, as we are often asked about protein by friends,… Continue Reading

Top 10 Recipes for Back-To-School and Tips for Packing School Lunches

We are full swing with back-to-school now, and many of us moms and dads are scrambling to get organized with activities, schedules, and – lunches. DUN-DUN-DUUN! Does the thought of packing lunches again make you cringe? It can be frustrating to plan and pack school lunches, and that can feel even more overwhelming when eating… Continue Reading

am I vegan enough? am I eating healthy enough?

Are you vegan – enough? Are you eating healthy – enough? This topic has been brewing in my heart and mind for a while. After returning from Vida Vegan Con, I thought it was a good time to open up this discussion. You see, before leaving for VVC, I had some trepidation. I’ve been vegan almost… Continue Reading

Raw Lemon-Lime Cheesecake with Fresh Mango Sauce (vegan and gluten-free) – Easter Menu and Tips, Part One

This post is “part 1″ of an Easter post. I was going to give you savory and sweet recipes all in one post – plus Easter Egg Hunt ideas, but it was shaping up to be far too long.  So, today we talk about dessert recipes for Easter, as well as ideas for your vegan… Continue Reading

Everyday Superhero: A book for kids of ALL abilities

I have something special to share with you today.  A children’s book that is particularly unique and heartfelt, and written by a fellow Canadian mom, Stefania Moffatt.  I have known Stefania for quite a few years.  She was one of my readers of my blog and books early on in my career.  She was one… Continue Reading

Reasons to Stop Eating Dairy

For 2013, why not do the one single thing that can have a huge impact on your health – DITCH dairy! When I got dairy out of my diet, it made the biggest difference in how I felt.  At twenty my joints hurt, and my knees in particular were so stiff some days that it… Continue Reading

Sugar-Free Vegan Caramel Apples

  Pumpkinfest continues today with a sweet treat for Halloween (and while technically there’s no pumpkin in this recipe, it is entirely pumpkin-related!) Did you love caramel and candy apples as a kid?  I sure did, though as a juvenile junk-food-junkie, I opted to eat the caramel or candy – but leave the apple behind… Continue Reading

Feeding Vegan Children: A Plant-Powered Series

Most of you know that I don’t post many personal details about our children on my blog.  I’ve discussed it here.  I occasionally share photos (as with today’s post) that show them as part of our family, but without identifying their faces and features.  For the most part, I like to keep them anonymous so that… Continue Reading

Mother’s Day Pressies & Krispie Chip Cookies

Hello folks!  Did you have a lovely Mother’s Day weekend?  I hope you all had a chance to enter the Mother’s Day giveaway I hosted.  If you didn’t know about it, PLEASE subscribe to my blog.  That way you won’t miss out on any goodies! Speaking of goodies, this mama landed herself a shiny new… Continue Reading

Bunk Beds, Blueberry Muffins, and One Cat Sitting Pretty

Occasionally I write non-food posts.  Yet, somehow food is often still connected.  I guess that’s true of anything in life.  Food IS connected to just about everything we do.  Like bunk beds.  You might think food has little to do with them.  Ahhh, but I have a story. See, we moved house back in December…. Continue Reading

Vegan Cuts

Wildside Jar for green smoothies, thick and nut-based sauces and dessert purees. I use mine 1-2x/day.

Twister Jar is the BEST for healthy, homemade salad dressings and sauces


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