Homemade Vegan Backpacking Meals

Our recent hiking trip to the Western Uplands in Algonquin park was such an adventure. It was our first time really hiking & backpacking in Canada. We had done our fair share in NZ, so it was awesome to finally do it on the home turf. It was also an adventure because put together most of our food from scratch. In NZ we mainly stuck with couscous and ramen noodles (yes, I’m cringing too), but […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Categories: Life, Recipe|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Life on the Farm – Part III

Lago Rupanco, Chile
I’m going to use this post to highlight some of my favourite things from our time on the farm. Check out my other farm posts here and here.
I’m a pretty big fan of sunsets, and the ones we saw here on Lago Rupanco were pretty incredible. The best one of all was probably at the end of the first sunny day that followed the nine days of rain. A little sun can make […]

By |September 12th, 2015|Categories: Chile, Travel|Tags: , , , , |6 Comments

Homemade Essentials: Almond Butter

Recently I found out that the FDA has issued a voluntary recall of some brands of almond butter & peanut butter. Some of the products included in the recall have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. (More information can be found here). In light of this news, I figured it’d be a good idea to show how easy it is to make your own almond butter at home.

Homemade Almond Butter

– 3 cups almonds (raw […]

By |August 24th, 2014|Categories: Homemade Essentials, Recipe|Tags: , , , |4 Comments