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This is the in’s and out’s behind-the-scenes look at what I’m researching, testing and trying out to get us a little more informed and a lot more inspired! Everything from nutrition and health to eco-living and lifestyle to beauty and wellness. It’s all here.

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French Chocolate Cake

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French Chocolate Cake (Gâteau de Mamie)

When I think of childhood, I think of my great-grandmother’s French chocolate cake — le gâteau au chocolat de Mamie. Every year for my birthday my mom would ask me what kind of cake I wanted and every year, without fail, I asked for this specific chocolate cake. Its rich chocolate flavor never disappoints. To […]

What Does “Natural Skincare” Really Mean? Plus 25 Skincare Brands To Trust

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French Chocolate Cake

When I think of childhood, I think of my great-grandmother’s French chocolate cake — le gâteau au chocolat de Mamie. Every year for my birthday my mom would ask me what kind of cake I wanted and every year, without fail, I asked for this specific chocolate cake. Its rich chocolate flavor never disappoints. To […]

French Chocolate Cake (Gâteau de Mamie)

Sides & Snacks

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Zero-Waste Tea Recipe

This zero-waste tea recipe is not only great for your health and the planet but tastes delicious. Plus, it’s easy to make. Let’s explore how to turn your leftover orange rinds into tea the whole family can enjoy! Benefits of Fruit Peels Did you know that the peel of fruits are considered to be the […]

Zero-Waste Tea Recipe: Orange Peel Cinnamon Tea

Breakfast, Recipes

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Bacon and Leeks Quiche Recipe

As a Franco-American I grew up eating quiches. My favorite? La Quiche Lorraine. The thing is, the traditional version of the Quiche Lorraine is not really all that healthy. Turns out that delicious flaky crust, flavorful cheese, bacon, and heavy cream packs in a lot of fat and calories. Now, I am not one to […]

Bacon and Leeks Quiche Recipe Made With Yogurt

Dinner

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Grilled Veggie Wrap

Can we talk about healthy “lazy” eating? Because, let’s be honest, it’s the best! If you’re anything like me, chances are you want to eat healthy, right? You just don’t want spend hours in the kitchen cooking over a hot stove every night. Who does? Which is why I know you’re going to love this […]

Delicious Grilled Veggie Wrap

Dinner

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Breakfast Quinoa Recipe

One of my favorite ways to add quinoa to my diet? This here breakfast quinoa maple porridge. This breakfast quinoa recipe is delicious, easy to make, and packed with healthy nutrients. As a whole, I am a huge fan of quinoa. I eat this pseudo-cereal on the weekly — it’s just so versatile. Serve it […]

Breakfast Quinoa Recipe: Maple Quinoa Porridge

Breakfast

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Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

If you’re a fan of honey mustard salad dressing, then make way for this delicious, sweet, and tangy dressing I concocted in my kitchen a few weeks ago. This recipe by far beats any store-bought dressing I’ve eaten and is is super easy to make. Why I love this dressing? Compromised of only 5 ingredients […]

Honey Mustard Salad Dressing

Soups & Salads

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Summer Lentil Salad

Looking for a super simple and delicious way to incorporate lentils into your diet? This citrus summer lentil salad takes less than 25 min to make and is packed with amazing nutrients. Basically, it’s a perfect addition to your rotating summer salads repertoire. Plus, lentils are just so darn healthy. These little legumes are rich […]

Summer Lentil Grapefruit Salad

Recipes, Soups & Salads

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Kale Stem Pesto Recipe

Not sure what to do with those leftover kale stems once you’ve eaten the leafy greens? How about making this delicious Kale Stem & Basil Pesto?! I’ve been playing around with this recipe for months and think I finally nailed it! This pesto is delicious with pasta (big fan of Chickapea Pasta over here), crackers, […]

Kale Stem & Basil Pesto

Soups & Salads

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Breaking Up With Fast Fashion

Fashion has been made so widely available and cheap, it’s become really easy for us as individuals to consume whenever and however we please. I mean just look at how popular Amazon Prime has become — with the click of a mouse we can have something new within a matter of days. To make matters […]

How To Avoid Fast Fashion

Eco Fashion & Home

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