Quote of the Day: Hurston

Quote of the Day: Hurston

“I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions.” ~ Zora Neale Hurston Have a wonderful and peaceful weekend! xo

Raw Daikon Salad

Raw Daikon Salad

Daikon is a type of white radish cultivated throughout Asia. It is supposed to have a milder flavour than red radishes, but I still find it rather spicy to eat raw. Since I prefer dressing my salads/vegetables with citrus juice rather than dressings or sauces, I quickly discovered that the acidity in lemons seems to … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Jung

Quote of the Day: Jung

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.” ~ Carl Gustav Jung

Kale: Infused with Coconut Oil

Kale: Infused with Coconut Oil

I was inspired to try cooking my kale infused with coconut oil. The idea had been lingering in my head for quite some time and, with the cool weather we’ve been having lately, my body was craving the heat and healthy fats. I had half a bunch of kale waiting to be eaten and decided … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Hayek

Quote of the Day: Hayek

“People often say that “beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” and I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder. This empowers us to find beauty in places where others have not dared to look, including inside ourselves.” ~ Selma Hayek Beautiful words from a woman … Continue reading

A Deliciously Bright Way to Enjoy Cucumbers

A Deliciously Bright Way to Enjoy Cucumbers

Cucumbers are so crisp, refreshing, and hydrating! They are often commonly included in salads and sandwiches, bringing moisture and great flavour. I have this seemingly unusual preference to honour the beautiful flavours naturally graced to vegetables rather than covering them up with dressings or sauces. Not that dressings or sauces can’t also be delicious! Not everyone shares … Continue reading

Quote of the day: Otogawa

Quote of the day: Otogawa

“The more you sense the rareness and value of your own life, the more you realize that how you use it, how you manifest it, is all your responsibility. We face such a big task, so naturally we sit down for a while.” ~ Kobun Chino Otogawa Beautiful words from a wise soul. May the … Continue reading

#OrganicFestival

#OrganicFestival

The great organic debate. Many people are still under the impression that the organic food movement is ‘nothing but a big scam’. This is, in part, due to the massive amounts of false and misleading information pumped into the public domain, coupled with the lack of personal responsibility each individual is willing to take towards … Continue reading