I make a smoothie pretty much every single morning. Greens, banana, pineapple, superfood add-ins, frozen berries- blend and repeat. And although I know the ingredients are colourful and healthy - more often than not the resulting drink has more of a greeny-brownish hue. Not the most visually appealing (in fact the other day my youngest told … Continue reading Ruby Red Smoothie
I was busy grilling the tofu for this recipe when a friend popped by to pick up his daughter from a play date. "Mmmmm...something smells good Lori - what are you cooking?" he asked. "Marinated tofu steaks!" I proudly replied. "Oh gross - that's nasty!" he quickly shot back. Guess I won't be inviting him … Continue reading Asian Noodle Salad with Seared Tofu
When my first son was born almost 13 years ago, I was a complete basket case. I was totally unprepared for the punch-in-the-face-like shock of motherhood and literally spent the first 48 hours with my finger stuck under his nose making sure he was still breathing (I also faithfully tracked every single one of his … Continue reading On Turning Four
When I was a young child, my mom told my sister and I that if we ate candy before noon we would get worms. She even cited an example of this very horrifying thing happening to my dad when he was a kid. And I wholeheartedly believed her - so much so that I was … Continue reading But What If I’m Wrong?
I recently had a really good cry. A long and stressful week culminated with a Friday morning trip to Target where I ended up at the cash with a big pile of goodies. After frantically checking my purse- I realized that I had no money and no phone! Shit! As I loaded the toddler back into … Continue reading The Upside of Crying at Target