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A Tale of Two Vancouver-Area Trails: Part 1 - Sea to Summit Trail

Once I knew that I only had 2½ months left before leaving BC, I picked out a couple of hikes to do before heading off for good. I chose two that had similar stats, but on opposite sides of Vancouver, the Tikwalus Heritage Trail north of Hope, and the Sea-to-Summit Trail in Squamish.

A Tale of Two Vancouver-Area Trails: Part 1 - Sea to Summit Trail

Once I knew that I only had 2½ months left before leaving BC, I picked out a couple of hikes to do before heading off for good. I chose two that had similar stats, but on opposite sides of Vancouver, the Tikwalus Heritage Trail north of Hope, and the Sea-to-Summit Trail in Squamish.

Pickled Rhubarb - Keto, Low-Carb, Vegan, Sugar-Free

If you have rhubarb in your garden, you know it grows like a weed. Having a variety of ways to preserve it means you’ll never have to waste it. This keto-friendly pickled rhubarb recipe is a quick and easy way to do exactly that.

Pickled Rhubarb - Keto, Low-Carb, Vegan, Sugar-Free

If you have rhubarb in your garden, you know it grows like a weed. Having a variety of ways to preserve it means you’ll never have to waste it. This keto-friendly pickled rhubarb recipe is a quick and easy way to do exactly that.

So Long and Thanks for All the Sushi: A Tribute to My Time in Vancouver

If you follow my blog regularly, you may have noticed that I've gotten more and more introspective in my blog, especially in thinking about my life and how my priorities have shifted since the pandemic. The major conclusion that both Chris and I came to over the past two years was that we wanted...

So Long and Thanks for All the Sushi: A Tribute to My Time in Vancouver

If you follow my blog regularly, you may have noticed that I've gotten more and more introspective in my blog, especially in thinking about my life and how my priorities have shifted since the pandemic. The major conclusion that both Chris and I came to over the past two years was that we wanted...

Salmon Cilantro Tomato Soup - Keto, Low-Carb

Salmon is a flavourful fatty fish that pairs with a variety of flavours. Everyone knows that dill, garlic, and butter go well with it, and that it also works with umami-sweet flavours like teriyaki in Asian cuisine, but did you know that tomato and cilantro are also a great pairing?

Salmon Cilantro Tomato Soup - Keto, Low-Carb

Salmon is a flavourful fatty fish that pairs with a variety of flavours. Everyone knows that dill, garlic, and butter go well with it, and that it also works with umami-sweet flavours like teriyaki in Asian cuisine, but did you know that tomato and cilantro are also a great pairing?

Hamburger Soup - Keto, Low-Carb

When you've been doing keto for a while, sometimes you miss things like hamburgers. Yes, you can make keto buns, or keto salads, but here's an option that works great on a cold day: hamburger soup! It's all the flavours you like in a traditional hamburger but in soup form. Trust me, it works!

Hamburger Soup - Keto, Low-Carb

When you've been doing keto for a while, sometimes you miss things like hamburgers. Yes, you can make keto buns, or keto salads, but here's an option that works great on a cold day: hamburger soup! It's all the flavours you like in a traditional hamburger but in soup form. Trust me, it works!

Smoked Salmon Goat Cheese Dll Dip - Keto, Low-Carb

Smoked salmon is one of those things that tastes great in anything. Put it together with the strong taste of goat cheese, the brightness of lemon, the freshness of dill and the punchiness of horseradish and you get a dip that really sings.

Smoked Salmon Goat Cheese Dll Dip - Keto, Low-Carb

Smoked salmon is one of those things that tastes great in anything. Put it together with the strong taste of goat cheese, the brightness of lemon, the freshness of dill and the punchiness of horseradish and you get a dip that really sings.

Roast Tomato Kidney Bean Feta Dip - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan Option

I had been thinking about how chick peas and black beans tend to be the beans of choice for making dips and spreads, but I happened to have an abundance of red kidney beans. I thought, “Why not try making a dip with that instead? How different could it be?” I decided to lean into its red colour...

Roast Tomato Kidney Bean Feta Dip - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan Option

I had been thinking about how chick peas and black beans tend to be the beans of choice for making dips and spreads, but I happened to have an abundance of red kidney beans. I thought, “Why not try making a dip with that instead? How different could it be?” I decided to lean into its red colour...

BBQ Soy Chicken Drumsticks - Keto, Low-Carb

Looking for a quick and easy option for a weekday dinner? Here's something you can throw together when you get home from work and have ready for dinner with time to spare. It's sweet/umami flavours are appealing for everyone in the family too!

BBQ Soy Chicken Drumsticks - Keto, Low-Carb

Looking for a quick and easy option for a weekday dinner? Here's something you can throw together when you get home from work and have ready for dinner with time to spare. It's sweet/umami flavours are appealing for everyone in the family too!

French Lentil and Kale Salad - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Lentils are always a healthy choice for carb-ups, but combine them with black kale, toasted cashews and cumin seeds, along with briny olives and feta and you get a flavourful salad with an array of textures that make your mouth sing. Who says carb-up meals have to be boring?

French Lentil and Kale Salad - Carb-Up, Low-Fat, Vegan

Lentils are always a healthy choice for carb-ups, but combine them with black kale, toasted cashews and cumin seeds, along with briny olives and feta and you get a flavourful salad with an array of textures that make your mouth sing. Who says carb-up meals have to be boring?

Winter Camping at Garabaldi Lake: The Search for a Snowy Mountain Sunrise

Chris and I had yet to get out on a winter backpacking trip this year. We had wanted to snowshoe up to Garabaldi Lake closer to January, but our schedule and weather never seem to work out. I always thought that Garabaldi Lake had the potential for a gorgeous winter sunrise...

Winter Camping at Garabaldi Lake: The Search for a Snowy Mountain Sunrise

Chris and I had yet to get out on a winter backpacking trip this year. We had wanted to snowshoe up to Garabaldi Lake closer to January, but our schedule and weather never seem to work out. I always thought that Garabaldi Lake had the potential for a gorgeous winter sunrise...