• Food,  Soy Free,  Vegetarian

    Pumpkin Loaf

    When it comes to autumn, I am all about comfort foods which is why I love this pumpkin loaf. It reminds me a bit of my days working at Starbucks and makes a perfect fall treat. This loaf is nice because it has some sweetness to it but also some spice thanks to the nutmeg. I find it pairs perfectly with a cup of coffee on a chilly October afternoon. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:4] It’s relatively easy to make and doesn’t take long to prepare. You can serve it on its own or warmed up with butter. The flavours compliment each other perfectly and the texture of the bread is really nice too.…

  • Fitness,  Food,  Lifestyle

    Drinking More Water with Hidrate Spark

    I am terrible when it comes to drinking enough water; and it’s something I have always struggled with. It’s not that I don’t like water, I just don’t tend to drink a lot of anything throughout the day. I know not drinking enough water is bad for me, though so I have been trying to make a more conscious effort to drink more water. I started using my Hidrate Spark water bottle a couple weeks ago and it has helped me be more mindful of my water intake; and in turn helped me drink more water. I love the slim design of the bottle and the frosted finish is really…

  • Food,  Vegetarian

    Easy Weeknight Dinners with Hello Fresh

    Weeknights can be hectic in my household and I know we aren’t alone. There is always so much going on and it can be tempting to pick up takeout meals on the way home when things get particularly busy. This can be costly though and more often than not isn’t as healthy as a home cooked meal. That’s why I was so excited to give Hello Fresh a try. Hello Fresh is a cooking subscription service that provides you with healthy and nutritious meals to cook at home. Everything you need is included in the box and the recipes are quick to make! The boxes have an insulated liner and…

  • Food

    Baker's Krate Unboxing

    I’m all about subscription boxes lately and my most recent discovery is possibly the tastiest I’ve found so far. This one is too good not to share so I thought I would do a Baker’s Krate Unboxing post today! This subscription service delivers hand crafted baked goods to your door. Amazing, right?! All of the treats are made by Canadian dessert experts. The goodies are all made and shipping in Canada so you’re guaranteed to get fresh baked goods each time! My box was definitely quite fall-themed, but there was still variety in the treats, which I really liked. I shared with my family, but I have to admit –…

  • Food,  Soy Free

    Spaghetti and Meatballs

    Now that autumn is here I find myself craving comfort type foods for dinner. The weather is starting to get a bit cooler so warm, hearty dinners have been what I find myself wanting after a long day. Spaghetti and meatballs is such a classic dinner and is perfect for this time of year. It’s one of those meals that is easy enough to prepare and is a crowdpleaser. These homemade meatballs are easy to whip up and don’t take too much time to prepare. They are quite filling and taste incredible! The savoury flavour is perfectly suited for chilly autumn evenings and I don’t find myself feeling hungry later…