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Are your choices really yours?

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Today’s inspirational quote is by Carl Jung and is about footwear (in a metaphorical way): “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.” My interpretation of this is that what makes one person happy might make another person miserable. Everyone has their own individual path and […]

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Daily Joy: 365 days of inspiration

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I have a confession to make: I am a commitment-phobe. I don’t like things that lock me down into having to do something every day. That’s probably one of the reasons I waited so long to launch my blog. I knew that once you put it out there, people expect updates on a regular basis. That […]

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Redefining success with Arianna Huffington

Redefining success, Arianna Huffington

Does trying to be successful feel exhausting to you? If your answer to that question is yes, you are not alone. Most people feel the pressure to make more money, gain recognition and climb the good old corporate ladder. Or, you might be an entrepreneur that is just starting out and could work 16 hours […]

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Yassou from Greece!

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Yassou! (“hello” in Greek). Sorry for the lack of posts in the last few weeks. I’ve been enjoying some amazing vacation time in Greece with Robert. At first, my intention was to do a few posts while I was here but after a few days I realized I needed to take a step back and […]

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The best chocolate cheesecake ever

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This is the best chocolate cheesecake ever. No small claim I realize but I stand by my statement. This Châtelaine cake recipe has been a sure winner every time I’ve made it. It was a given that this would be my dessert of choice for the final sugar-coma inducing treat I would bring to my […]

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What are you waiting for?

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A friend of mine posted a question on Facebook this morning which lead me to another question which then lead me to this Gwen Stefani video. His question: Am I surviving or living? Good question to which I suggested going one step further: Are you surviving or THRIVING? I think that if you feel like you […]

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Should you give it all up & follow your dreams?

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Yesterday was a BIG day for me: I quit my job in the corporate world. When you leave everything behind to follow your dreams, lots of emotions arise. There is a sense of excitement, inner peace and yes, fear. I won’t go into detail just yet on how I got to a place where I was […]

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Coup de coeur: les chandelles Lucia

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Je suis une fan de chandelles. Je trouve qu’elles créent un ambiance chaleureuse et relaxante. À défaut d’avoir un foyer dans mon petit condo, allumer une chandelle me donne un sentiment de réconfort et de paix. Dans le passé, j’achetais pas mal n’importe quelle marque jusqu’au moment où j’ai réalisé que certaines compagnies offraient des […]

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Double chocolate rye muffins

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Who doesn’t love chocolate? I think chocolate is one of those simple things that brings me great joy in life. Being someone who wants to treat my body well, I often look for healthier versions of sweet treats and desserts that I can make. These double chocolate rye muffins by Green Kitchen Stories are a […]

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Salted caramel and chocolate tart

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When I spotted this salted caramel and chocolate tart recipe in Chatelaine magazine, it was love at first sight and I knew I HAD to make it. It felt decadent when I was making it and tasted just as amazing as I had imagined when I took that first bite. As always, my favourite part of […]

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Versatile Vegan Nut & Fresh Herb Sauce

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Don’t you just love it when people know exactly what type of blog (and food) you are into and take the time to share something they discover that they know you will totally like? Case in point, food blog In pursuit of more. Just from the title, I knew I would dig it but it’s […]

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Muffins au thé vert et chocolat blanc

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Je suis souvent interpellée par les images de recettes que je vois sur les blogues, Instagram ou Pinterest. Dans ce cas-ci, c’était la recette de muffins au thé vert et chocolat blanc du blogue québécois renommé Trois Fois par Jour qui a été ma source d’inspiration. Le site de Marilou est tout à fait mon […]

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Tahini & almond butter cookies

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I said it before and I’ll say it again, Green Kitchen Stories is one of my favourite food blogs. Not only do they feature delicious, healthy, vegan recipes but their photos are absolutely gorgeous and make me want to whip up a storm in the kitchen. Like I had mentioned in my chia and cardmon […]

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Vegan mango overnight oatmeal parfait

mango overnight oatmeal parfait

It seems that every few days, I discover a new food blog that is full of great recipes and so inspiring. A few weeks ago, my friend Liz sent me a Pin of this delicious mango parfait from blog Fo Reals Life (how can you not love that name?!). I repinned it and this morning […]

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Chia cardamon pudding

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If you are a foodie and in particular a healthy foodie, you have to check out Green Kitchen Stories, a vegetarian recipe blog with some of the most beautiful food photos I have ever seen. Created by David Frenkiel and Liuise Vindahl, the blog features healthy and simple vegetarian food with natural ingredients, whole grains, […]

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Spring favourites: J.Crew

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I am a huge J.Crew AND denim lover so it’s no surprise that I want pretty much every piece of their new denim collection. I feel like you can wear denim on almost any occasion these days. You can dress it up or down depending on your mood. You just instantly up your cool factor […]

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Spring favourites: Free People

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I love, love, love Free People. The brand as such a beautiful bohemian vibe. I can just imagine myself being a free spirit that doesn’t have a care in the world and just lives one day at a time in my gorgeous, yet rustic chic house by the beach. Okay, day dreaming aside, here are […]

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The Body Book by Cameron Diaz

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As soon as I found out that Cameron Diaz had launched The Body Book I was compelled to immediately check it out on Amazon. There were some mixed reviews but it was the description of the book that made me think it would be a great add on to my existing health and fitness knowledge: […]

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Time Magazine: The Mindful Revolution

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While I was having breakfast this morning, I decided to checkout Facebook and what I saw made my day. My mentor and yoga teacher Bram Levinson shared a link of the latest issue of Time magazine. Just seeing the title “The Mindful Revolution” on the cover filled me with excitement and joy. I started my […]

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