Beyond Spaghetti Bolognese – Fast Edition

'Spaghetti is Constie's favourite' Adrianna mentioned during our Saturday morning brunch at Bandida's. She was referring to a mountain of spaghetti her six-year-old daughter Constie, short for Constance, had the night prior. Seeing her face lit up as Adrianna and I continued our talk about this classic Italian dish, inspired me. It's been about seven... Continue Reading →

Beyond Basic Burger🌱 🍔

Sometimes all you need is a classic burger with no extra frills. I give to you, my version of just that - The Beyond Basic with three simple ingredients. This takes no time to cook and is one of my go-to's for those bad health/too busy/exhausted/etc days. Serves 2 | Total Time: 10 Minutes Ingredients:... Continue Reading →

Vegan Secret Sauce

From the McDonald's Big Mac to In-N-Out's Animal Style, it seems like everyone loves the oomph of a secret sauce. So, once the Beyond Burger entered my life, I wanted to create a vegan secret sauce that was both creamy and tangy while using few ingredients. Combining Earth Island Soy-Free Vegenaise, Heinz Ketchup, French's Yellow... Continue Reading →

Classic Green Salad

Won't lie one of my favourite things to eat is perogies. These pillowy potatoes of delights happen to take little effort and time to cook, making them perfect for me right now due to my current health struggles. It can sometimes be a challenge to find vegan premade perogies, which are also gluten-free. Luckily, made... Continue Reading →

#endojourney: About Last Month…

In my mind, May was going to better than April. I would get back to working semi-regular hours, enjoy a birthday dinner for one of my ride-or-die ladies and possibly go on a couple of dates with my main squeeze, Ciarán. Instead, reality hit. Professionally, I only managed to work a few days. Personally, I... Continue Reading →

#endojourney: Battle Symptoms

Sixteen out of the past nineteen days my nausea has been so intense. I was forced to miss nine days of work and leave early on the other days. Aside from doing the essentials, I was beached on the couch in between dry heaving and/or throwing up. I have this plastic jug that is always... Continue Reading →

#endojourney: Two Surgeries & A Wedding

January 3rd, two months exactly to our wedding day, I found myself laying on an operating table about to undergo uterine resuspension, endometriosis excision and a dilation and curettage procedure (commonly known as a D&C), marking my fourth endometriosis-related operation in nine years. We were hopeful this operation would not only be my last or... Continue Reading →

Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Quick & Simple. Those were my two motivators in making lunch on day eighteen of my hysterectomy recovery. Mom had been visiting to lend a helping hand, however, seeing as I had only been outside twice briefly since my surgery, I needed to do something more than rest. Surveying what we had already in our pantry,... Continue Reading →

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