Monday Munchies: Perfect Fruit and Veggie Salad

It’s become comfort food and ‘winter body’ weather outside; but I refuse to give in to (too much) unhealthy eating. And with ‘no excuses’ in mind, this Monday’s Munchies post is all about the perfectly mixed fruit and veg. salad! What you’ll need: -cucumber -tomato -celery -pepper (orange or yellow) -onion (red) -raspberries -strawberries -feta…

Monday Munchies: Chicken, Quinoa, & Sweet Potato Bake

For a quick Fall meal with a lot of flavour… What you’ll need: -baked sweet potato (turn oven to 350F, wash and poke a few holes in the potato; bake in over until fork easily stabs through.) -cooked quinoa (1cup quinoa to 2cups water; add to pot, bring to boil; reduce to simmer, cover and…

Monday Munchies: Open Face Avocado, Egg, & Toast

When you’re looking for a quick fix breakfast/brunch a favourite go-to of mine is open face toast; avocado, egg, spinach, and spices for this version… What you’ll need: -2 eggs -olive oil -avocado -slice of bread -handful of spinach -pepper -cumin -hot sauce *** 1.Divide an avocado; slice one half into equal segments. 2.Put olive…

Sunday Scheduling

As a new month begins I thought it was the perfect time to share my favourite ways of staying organized; structuring my schedule to help, not hinder, the daily hustle. Everyone has their particular ways of scheduling life. For my busy schedule on and off-line I use three methods to optimize my time and keep myself on…

List for October

If all goes according to (scheduled) plan; I will be in both Montreal and New England this October; with that in mind, here is my list of fun for October: -Roadtrip to ‘Foresta Lumina’ in Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook -Check out the Jardins de Lumiere at the Montreal Botanical Gardens -Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving at the Lac…

Thursday Thoughts: 3 Things to Help a Sleepless Night

When I have a busy week, with a lot on the ‘to-do’ list that hasn’t been accomplished by Thursday; that not-quite-insomnia but can’t sleep usually hits. It’s the stress of having so much to do and so little time to do it in. Not all of it is dire, immediate; but for some reason my…