Duck The Goose! Elk Parka by Mammoth, Review

I'm a Canadian who struggles dearly during cold Canadian winters. In Ottawa, a city obsessed with skating on the canal, ice hockey and winter festivities, I try to keep my dislike of winter on the downlow. I've never been one to spend much on clothing. But, I decided, I can either live in denial or … Continue reading Duck The Goose! Elk Parka by Mammoth, Review

Dodging Powders, Pills and Shills on Your Quest to Health

If there’s one misconception about the vegan lifestyle that I wish I could clear up, is that it is difficult or complicated. In fact, that’s the main reason I started PlantKind. I want to help people get back to basics and build a solid foundation on simple nutrition and lifestyle habits. Yet, for one reason … Continue reading Dodging Powders, Pills and Shills on Your Quest to Health

LIVE 88.5 Startup, January 18th: Three Incredible Foods to Boost Athletic Performance!

I never cease to be amazed at the power of whole plant foods. Here is my discussion from January 18th with the LIVE 88.5 Startup crew. We talk about three amazing foods to dramatically improve your exercise and sports performance, drug free! Here is a blog I shared on the same topic earlier this month. … Continue reading LIVE 88.5 Startup, January 18th: Three Incredible Foods to Boost Athletic Performance!

These Three Plant Foods For Athletes Are So Powerful, They Should Be Banned!

Every day, more professional and recreational level athletes are turning to plant-based nutrition to gain an athletic advantage. Plant based diets can reduce inflammation, improve energy, enhance athletic recovery and build a stronger immune system. All of these are important in achieving your best physical potential. Below are my top three plant based foods for … Continue reading These Three Plant Foods For Athletes Are So Powerful, They Should Be Banned!

Fighting the Blues with Diet and Exercise, Dec 07, 2015 LIVE 88.5 Startup

This month on the LIVE 88.5. Startup, I spoke about some of the fascinating research regarding diet and exercise for managing depression and the winter blues. While winter blues and the depression can be debilitating illnesses, there's lots we can do to combat them, including exercise and a plant based diet rich in fruits, vegetables, … Continue reading Fighting the Blues with Diet and Exercise, Dec 07, 2015 LIVE 88.5 Startup

The PlantKind Lifestyle Directory

  Ottawa vegan lifestyle shops, brands and tips By Jane Kearnan den Bak Vegan Friendly Shops clothes + shoes + accessories Green Tree 358 Richmond Rd http://www.greentreeecofashion.ca   Flock Boutique 1275 Wellington St W http://flockboutique.ca   Road Trip 24-B York St http://www.roadtripclothing.com   Trustfund 493 Sussex Drive http://www.trustfundboutique.com   Nordstrom 50 Rideau St (in Rideau … Continue reading The PlantKind Lifestyle Directory