Homemade Chocolate Chip Granola Bars Recipe

Granola bars are perfect for a quick snack, breakfast on the go and packed lunches, too. I always find myself buying heaps of granola bars in the store. So I thought - why not try and make them myself. The great thing about granola bars is that you can add whatever you like to them. … Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Chip Granola Bars Recipe

Apple Picking in Abbotsford

"And all at once, summer collapsed into fall." - Oscar Wilde Today, I spent a perfectly crisp fall morning picking from an abundance of juicy apples at Taves Family Farm in Abbotsford. The farm offers Fuji, Gala, Ambrosia, Honeycrisp and Alkmene apples.   Picking your own apples is lots of fun and also quite cheap. … Continue reading Apple Picking in Abbotsford

Honolulu Highlights; Hikes, Hula & Historic Hawaii

My days in Honolulu involved sipping cocktails, watching sunsets and feeling the Hawaiian breeze on my skin. Some of my favourite moments in Honolulu include: Swimming at Waikiki Beach We spent the best part of a day swimming in the ocean at Waikiki beach. The waves are big, the ocean is warm and the sand … Continue reading Honolulu Highlights; Hikes, Hula & Historic Hawaii

Exploring O’ahu

O'ahu // The Gathering Place Exploring the island of O'ahu is a must for anyone visiting Honolulu. We rented a car for two days and set off on the road trip of a lifetime. The journey treated us to amazing ocean views, long golden beaches, and lush mountain landscapes. We submerged ourselves into Hawaiian culture, ate … Continue reading Exploring O’ahu

4 Fabulous Vancouver Coffee Shops

I consider myself a coffee connoisseur. Others may consider me a coffee snob. Either way, I usually opt to spend my mornings sipping espresso in one of Vancouver's many coffee shops. I've managed to narrow my favourites down to four.  1. 49th Parallel For me, 49th Parallel is home to the best coffee in Vancouver. … Continue reading 4 Fabulous Vancouver Coffee Shops

Chicken & Spinach Meatballs with Couscous Salad Recipe

Recently, I've been trying to eat more white meats and less red ones. Chicken meat is lean, low fat and high in protein & vitamins. These chicken and spinach meatballs were delicious and relatively healthy, too. Ingredients:1 red onion 2 slices of bread (grated) 300g of spinach 500g of ground chicken 1 egg oregano garlic … Continue reading Chicken & Spinach Meatballs with Couscous Salad Recipe

Portland; Doughnuts, Beer & More

Portland is wonderfully weird, a haven for hipsters, and a dream come true for doughnut enthusiasts & beer lovers alike. Our road trip from Vancouver, BC to Portland, OR was so much fun. Stopping at Everett and Olympia in Washington State before arriving in Stump Town was a worthwhile detour. Our first break was in … Continue reading Portland; Doughnuts, Beer & More

Flying over Whistler Mountains

Taking a plane tour over Whistler mountains was definitely a memorable way to spend my 25th birthday. The Whistler Back-country Safari Tour was my favourite summer experience. The flight takes you over glacier lakes, dormant volcanoes and other unique geological formations. When we arrived at Sea to Sky Air in Squamish, we checked in and … Continue reading Flying over Whistler Mountains

Magical Moments in Mexico

In Mexico, days are hotter, beer is colder and guacamole is free... Our week spent in Puerto Vallarta was simply stunning. From start to end, the trip was filled with unforgettable moments.  Situated in the state of Jalisco on Mexico's Pacific coast, Puerto Vallarta is a paradise on earth. Hot, humid days were greeted by … Continue reading Magical Moments in Mexico

Avocado & Spinach Toast Recipe

Like any millennial, I love avocado toast. But having the same recipe over and over again can be boring.  So, I have been thinking of some avo-creations to satisfy my avo-cravings. This one was avo-licious. Ingredients: 1 avocado (mashed) 1 vine tomato (sliced) 2 eggs 1/8 red onion (diced) 150g spinach oregano salt pepper Instructions: … Continue reading Avocado & Spinach Toast Recipe