Better With Beans – How to Get More Legumes Into Your Life

When you first start eating a whole foods plant-based diet one of the biggest changes you may encounter is finding yourself eating A LOT more legumes (i.e. beans and lentils). In the Standard Canadian Diet legumes are not usually a daily event — case in point, the UN’s declaration...

In 2017 Power Up Your Ethics AND Your Health – A Pre-Screening of Eating You Alive

This story appeared in the January 2017 issue of Powell River Living Magazine. We hope to encourage people to attend the pre-screening event of the incredible documentary Eating You Alive through these inspiring local stories! Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/239766856464311/ When Dave Kuntsi went to see his family doctor in October...

Easy Vegan Week: Batch Cooking – Applied!

Last week I talked about tips for batch cooking to make your plant-based and healthy-meal planning a bit smoother and easier, especially during busy weekdays. This week I want to show you exactly how to put that in action, with a sample 1-week meal plan where we batch cook...

AHA moments in Plant-Based Cooking Classes

I started teaching plant-based cooking classes in the spring of 2016, and I have been amazed at the power they have to inspire people to eat more healthfully, and to understand that eating more healthfully doesn’t mean “boring” or “bland.” Take two steps back: I have been teaching most...