There are many things you could try if you want to be healthier. You could decide to eat a salad every day, drink more water, get to bed earlier or take a fitness class. Given 5 minutes, you could list dozens of possibilities. But too many options cause a kind of paralysis. There is always … Continue reading You Might Be Wasting Your Time With Diet and Exercise
I don’t believe success is achieved in a Rocky Balboa montage of blood, sweat, and tears. The path to success is far more sober, humane, calculated and consistent over time. Patience. Long term focus. Consistency. Little by little. Progressive. Stress management. Rest and recovery. Most people will read these words and agree that they are … Continue reading Hard(ly) Work(ing) – Why a Lazy Streak is the Key to Success in Sport and Life
Running long distances as fast as you can requires commitment. In the build-up to my sub-three-hour marathon in 2014, I learned that a fast marathon meant putting in miles. Lots and lots of them! That year, I put in many 130 kilometer weeks. Over the course of the year, I ran over 5,000 … Continue reading Save Time and Get Fit! The Beginner’s Guide to Run Commuting
Ginger Cafe is a delicious blend of culture and cozy just out of Ottawa Reviewed by Kyle den Bak and Jane Kearnan of PlantKind The best restaurants aren't just places to eat, but places that engage all the senses. To become favourites and household names, they must bring together great food, interior style and ambiance, … Continue reading Sugar and Spice: Ginger Cafe Review
You're told to "think big". Set big goals, "the sky's the limit!" Well, I'm here to tell you to think small.
If you've been messing with those instant packets, it's time to up your game! Oatmeal is a performance food that can sustain you for hours!
We were recently interviewed by Adele, a blogger from Liverpool, UK. Her gorgeous blog, Everything's Peachy is a wonderful resource for vegans all over the world.
I'm more tolerant of insects in my house than most people. I'm the guy you'll find either casually ignoring spiders in the corner of the room in the winter or kindly taking them outside when the weather is nice. The occasional scutigera (the "eyebrow bug") running across the house does not even bother me. At … Continue reading Dealing with Ants Safely and Humanely
Ottawa is becoming a great place to eat out for vegans. As our “Vegan In Ottawa”guide shows, there really is no shortage of decent options in the city. But there is one vegan restaurant that has been serving Ottawa for decades that many people overlook. Granted, Govinda’s buffet is not what you would call fine … Continue reading Ottawa’s Hidden Vegan Gem: Govinda’s Restaurant
This classic Japanese dish is usually made with meat broth and ingredients but why not make use of the traditional use of miso and vegan friendly ramen noodles to create a vegan version? A twist on the traditional yields a deliciously simple savoury breakfast, lunch or dinner. I used forbidden rice ramen and genmai (brown … Continue reading Japanese Vegan Ramen Bowl