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As a 100% vegetarian and mostly vegan ultra runner I make a point of drinking a protein shake most days. That being said, I don’t think a protein supplement is necessary for all vegetarians and vegans but as one that is exercising daily and does not always have enough time to meal plan, I feel that it is the right choice for me. My favourite brand, and really the only one I use, is Vega – specifically, their Vega One product as it has a lot of greens and other nutrients as well.

Recipe: Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie

Last weekend, I posted a half-eaten casserole my mom had made on Instagram and Twitter. The posts were pretty popular and I was asked for the recipe. Finally after a few emails and text messages back and forth with my mom, here it is! Vegan Lentil and Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie Serves 8 (for reference, the casserole dish in the photo holds about 1/2 […]

Caffeine-free for over a week!

First off … I LOVE coffee. I used to get one large, black coffee on my way to work which would basically sip on throughout my entire day. Then I started drinking it faster and needed an afternoon coffee as well. Then we started making pots of coffee at my office in the morning and […]

Freshii Juice Cleanse – Nutritional Information

When I started the Freshii juice cleanse, I was able to find nutritional information for the salad and three of the four juices on their website. To get the information on the last juice, Carrot Zinger, I emailed eat@freshii.com. They replied in less that 24 hours with the following document. I’ve added up the nutritional info […]

Freshii Juice Cleanse – Day 3

The final day! Hooray! I fell asleep on the couch watching TV last night but moved to my bed around 10:00pm. I slept until 6:30am when I finally dragged myself out of bed. Jesse cruelly brewed very aromatic coffee which I couldn’t drink. When I got to work I drank my first juice, Green Energy. […]