Coconut Brown Rice 🍚 & Herb – Butter Shrimp 🍤 

HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE (if you celebrate)! I have been loving coconut rice and shrimp for a long time. In fact, I eat both so often that I should have turned into one or the other by now. But that’s how it is with all the food we love, isn’t it? Rice is a staple for…

Getting Back Into Shape

Photo by Cyril Saulnier on Unsplash 2012: 2013: The last four images are from one of my Instagram accounts. Follow me at @adaoraaaa @whatiadaoradid Between 2011 and 2012 I was in the best shape of my life. I walked a lot, I ate as cleanly as possible, and I was at my best physically. Somehow, between the first…

🍿 🎥 Movie Night 🎥🍿: A Healthy Snack + My Favourite Movies 🎥

Seeing as it is the season for sweaters, snacking, and cosying up to a roaring fire, I’m excited to share my favourite fall/autumn movie night snack and movie routine with you. As a movie and snack lover, I’ve been down to business recipe brainstorming day and night. I have my favourite snacks, including original popcorn, but almost all…

“Loose Weight Fast!”

With the start of a new year, health dealers rub their hands gleefully, and prepare themselves for their favourite time of year: New Years resolution time (also known as health dealers bankroll holiday)! Health dealers, of all kinds, are currently offering discounted gym membership rates, diet clinic passes, herbal concoctions, and just about anything you…

Food #3: Spaghetti with Chickpeas and Carrots

Yes, I am on a carrot kick these days. You might go so far as to say that I am on a majestic quest to put carrots in everything and anything I can think of. Go ahead, make my day. This recipe tastes amazing; it’s super easy, quick (because I was very very hungry and…

Food #2: Vegan Carrot Oatmeal Cookies

I decided that I wanted to make cookies again (yay!), but when I looked in the fridge I saw no eggs and no butter. Can you believe it?! Instead of getting mad (and, I really have no place to as it’s not my house), I thought about how I could get the cookies that I…

Food #1: On Chocolate & Gluten Free Chocolate Chip-ish Cookies

My fixation with chocolate reached new heights this week when I finished – not one but two – bars of Hershey’s chocolate: Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme and Almonds & Toffee. I succumbed to chocolate pangs that had been plaguing me throughout the course of shark week in a major way: Mother nature really did a…

Tentative Thanksgiving Menu

Appetizers: Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Corn chowder with salsa Sides: Cornbread Main: Veggie lasagna Dessert: cinnamon buns