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Butternut Squash Black Bean Curry

This Butternut Squash Black Bean Curry is a hearty vegan comfort food dish. It is made 'from scratch' without the need for curry paste and is delicious served with steamed rice.

This Butternut Squash Black Bean Curry is a hearty vegan comfort food dish that is made ‘from scratch’ – without the need for curry paste. It is delicious served with steamed rice. This recipe was of our staple dishes during the 3 months we spent in Vietnam earlier this year. We had it (or a variation…

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Homemade Java Chip Frappuccino Recipe

My Copycat Starbuck's Java Chip Frappuccino recipe is a healthier version of the popular iced coffee indulgence. This homemade coffee chocolate shake is dairy-free (coconut milk & cream) and naturally sweetened with only a little maple syrup.

My Copycat Starbuck’s Java Chip Frappuccino recipe is a healthier version of the popular iced coffee indulgence. This homemade coffee chocolate shake is dairy-free (coconut milk & cream) and naturally sweetened with only a little maple syrup. Today’s recipe isn’t entirely new. Actually, I completely revamped this copycat Java Chip Frappe from 2 years ago. This is one of…

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Life Lately in Hoi An, Vietnam

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Almost 11 months ago we left Canada with a (just turned) 1-year-old to pursue our dream of a location independent lifestyle. The first 8 months we spent in Chiang Mai, Thailand. You can read more about our time there in my previous life update. We then moved on to Hoi An, a lovely quaint town in Central…

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Mocha Crunch Chocolate Overnight Oats

Chocolate as part of a healthy breakfast? These Mocha Crunch Chocolate Overnight Oats make it possible. Nutritious oats are soaked overnight in coffee and cocoa infused milk and topped with chocolate chips and nuts in the morning.

Chocolate as part of a healthy breakfast? These Mocha Crunch Chocolate Overnight Oats make it possible. Nutritious oats are soaked overnight in coffee and cocoa infused milk and topped with chocolate chips and nuts in the morning. I cannot believe there used to be a day (basically all of my teenage years) where I didn’t really eat…

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Best Healthy Popcorn Recipes

There are more creative and healthier ways than butter and salt to spice or sweeten up your favorite movie snack - popcorn! Try one of these best healthy popcorn recipes to snack on during your next movie night in.

There are more creative and healthier ways than butter and salt to spice or sweeten up your favorite movie snack – popcorn! Try one of these Best Healthy Popcorn Recipes to snack on during your next movie night in. We are a family of snackers. Both Konrad and I are nightowls to some extend. That means…

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Easy Mango Lassi Recipe with Passion Fruit Juice

This easy Mango Lassi Recipe with the addition of passion fruit juice is a perfect way to cool down on hot summer days and also the best refreshing beverage to serve alongside spicy curry dishes.

This Easy Mango Lassi Recipe with the addition of passion fruit juice is a perfect way to cool down on hot summer days and also the best refreshing beverage to serve alongside spicy curry dishes. Ever since we arrived in Southeast Asia some 10 months ago I wanted to share a recipe with one of…

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Black Bean Breakfast Burrito – Nourish Cookbook Review

This Healthy Black Bean Breakfast Burrito Recipe features a hearty bean & hash brown filling with scrambled eggs, cheese, avocado and salsa rolled into whole wheat tortillas. This is a great healthy breakfast idea that can also be made ahead.

This Healthy Black Bean Breakfast Burrito Recipe features a hearty bean & hash brown filling with scrambled eggs, cheese, avocado and salsa rolled into whole wheat tortillas. This is a great healthy breakfast idea that can also be made ahead. Alrighty, I’ll be the first to admit that today’s recipe won’t be winning any beauty…

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15 Best Clean Eating Brunch Menu Ideas

Clean Eating Brunch Menu Ideas

Find some of the best Clean Eating Brunch Menu Ideas for a delicious and healthy Mother’s Day, Easter or regular Sunday morning. From pancakes and waffles to quick breads and eggs many different ways. Brunch to me is like the epitome of a good time. Usually they happen on the weekend, so everyone gets to sleep in…

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