Posts in Vegetarianisms

SKYE Footwear: Combining Style, Comfort, and Sustainability

I’m happy to be writing about yet another local Vancouver-based company this week. SKYE Footwear, a shoe company just off the heels of a successful Kickstarter campaign (they surpassed their goal of $30,000 USD to raise a total of $43,000 USD!), has now launched into retail with three styles now available for purchase on their website. Founded on the premise of offering comfortable and stylish unisex designs that work with busy, active lifestyles, the company has also developed their shoe in a way that mitigates their environmental footprint. We all know that… Read More

Review: LUSH skincare products for oily skin

I would normally open a piece like this with a bit of background on the brand. But if you haven’t heard of LUSH by now, you’re beyond the point of my help. Okay so that was a bit harsh, but seriously. If you don’t already know about this Vancouver-based brand who has turned bath time around the globe into water that looks like a unicorn pooped in it, then you should also know that bath bombs aside, they have amazing brand values, and also have skincare that is vegetarian and… Read More

A Day as a Local: East Vancouver

When I first moved to Vancouver back in February of 2009, I asked a friend from the area for advice on which areas to live and hang out around, and which ones to avoid. Her answer? “Stick to anywhere west of Main.” Now, for those of you who know Vancouver, you know that much has changed in the past five years. While I’ve always felt safe in East Vancouver, having moved to the east side in 2010 and staying on this side of town ever since, I can’t deny that… Read More

Dairy-Free Superfood Breakfast Smoothie [VIDEO]

As promised in the vlog I’ve put together above, below is the recipe of the ingredients I use, along with why I use them! Hope you enjoy my favourite smoothie of the moment, and if you have any further questions about the ingredients or where to buy, feel free to ask away! Recipe Frozen Strawberries – 1/2 cup Strawberries because yum. And frozen because using something frozen is extremely important if you want a cold smoothie with a thick consistency. This is especially true if you are making a dairy-free smoothie, as… Read More