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My 2 Secrets to Indulging on Vacation within a Healthy Diet

My 2 Secrets to Indulging on Vacation within a Healthy Diet

Today, I’m sharing with you how I balanced my health and my budget during a 4-day California beach vacation with the hubby and our Labrador last week. AND I still managed to create a special occasion date night out. My two secrets? Grocery shop like normal and then bring enough food for your ENTIRE trip in a cooler and…

What I Ate Wednesday: Bowls!

What I Ate Wednesday: Bowls!

Over the last few months, I’ve come to understand my endless love for eating out of a bowl. And embraced it. It contributes to minimalism, at least theoretically. I find that through the week I use two bowls –  medium and large. You’ll see them featured in this post. 🙂 Those are the only pieces…

Strolling Quebec City’s Old Town: My Healthy Road Trip Days 47-48

Strolling Quebec City’s Old Town: My Healthy Road Trip Days 47-48

Truthfully, we never made it much outside the historic town wall that surrounds Old Town during our stay in Quebec City. We craved a more relaxed pace after the Montreal hustle. So we spent a couple days exploring without any agenda, not even a single vegan cafe pilgrimage.

Montreal Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Days 43-46

Montreal Photolog: My Healthy Road Trip Days 43-46

I was going to post Toronto’s Photolog until I realized that I’m still in Toronto! I don’t leave until next week and will probably have more to report… So, I’ll hold off on this one for a little while and instead share our recent journey north into French-speaking Canada. We broke away from the homebase…

Traveling the Trans-Canada Highway: Road Trip Days 16-18

Traveling the Trans-Canada Highway: Road Trip Days 16-18

We left Winnipeg and our comfortable bedroom suite with our family to continue our drive east along the Trans Canada Highway to Toronto. Would you believe it’s a full 24 hours of driving between these two major cities in neighboring provinces? Canada is big! We chose to break it into three days in order to…

Practicing Balanced Indulgence in Winnipeg: Road Trip Days 12-16

Practicing Balanced Indulgence in Winnipeg: Road Trip Days 12-16

Here’s my Winnipeg photolog for Days 12-16 of my North American Road Trip. I share how I stayed healthy despite splurging on delicious home-cooked vegan meals, eating out with family, and a little more slacking off with exercise. And how a week of relaxing your standards is not the end of the world. After leaving…