No, I didn’t run a marathon. Okay, it wasn’t a 10K either. I didn’t even run. But I ate! A lot. I like green eggs and… avocado toast? With crumbled banana muffin and creamy yogurt with sunflower butter. This is the best bread ever, freshly-baked from Sobeys. It’s so soft and makes the perfect toasty … More Keep Calm and MarathON?
If you guys didn’t know (which I wouldn’t expect you to, because I haven’t posted about it yet) – my dad was here to visit! We flew from Vancouver, BC to Toronto, Ontario on September 7th. School started on the 8th. Dad was here for ten days, and left on Sunday the 17th. Do you remember … More Dad Days: Perogies and a Parking Fine
Yesterday was the first-ever SLxOntario, a well-organized event in Toronto for all of Ontario’s Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients. From the University of Waterloo, the eight other Schulich Leaders and I ZipCar-ed to downtown Toronto, where we admired the beautiful old buildings and lovely greenery. We arrived at the MaRS Discovery Centre first. Emma (physics and … More SLxONTARIO: Connect & Inspire
Banana-nut butter toast as I write this🙂 Alternative Title: This Should Be 3 Separate Posts But It’s Not Miso soup with tofu Green tea Sushi is my love. Alaska Roll with avocado and sesame sauce Rainbow roll with avocado, tuna, and salmon, crabmeat and avocado Mmmm, look at all of that avocado! I learned that … More Sweet Recipes x3, Sushi x2, and Monday with Rae
One year ago, I untied my figure skates for the last time, bid farewell to my second home (the ice rink), and flew across the country for university. Without the graceful spirals and thrilling axels that provided a sense of pride and self-satisfaction throughout high school, I felt like a piece of myself had been … More Translating Yoga to Acrobatics and Aerials
Without any ado, I present to you… 12 Things That I’ve Been Loving Lately Costco’s butter chicken sauce. Mom and I made it with shrimp, green chickpeas, and frozen butternut squash, served with quinoa for me. Have you ever heard of green chickpeas? They are delicious. Big Hero 6! Watched yesterday with my family. I cried … More 12 Things That I’ve Been Loving Lately
Confession: I had to Google how to spell ‘Serendipitous’ and how to use it properly in a sentence. Hopefully I used it correctly? On a different note, check out this chocolate cake! I made this heavenly recipe. It’s my family’s favourite. My dad loves how sweet, moist, and decadent it tastes, as well as the creamy … More Serendipitous Snippets of Summer
Some of you might know that I had one wisdom tooth pulled last week. Thankfully it was just one tooth, but regardless, I wasn’t down for solid food for about two days. As you might know, it’s not exactly a good idea to munch on crackers, sushi, or apples with a brand-new hole in your … More 35 Wise Foods to Enjoy After Wisdom Teeth Extraction
Group shot for our last meal in the Sunshine Coast – at the Nest Bistro in Nanaimo. This meal followed a loooong 3-hour drive from Ucluelet. Mom and I shared (AKA I ate 90% of) this mushroom and brie shortbread tart with mixed greens. We also devoured a four-cheese pizza, pasta, and Seline loved her … More The Shortest Post I’ve Ever Written
On our last full day in the Sunshine Coast, we had breakfast at Zoe’s Bakery and Cafe. I loved my egg bake and this quiche with chanterelles! The poppyseed berry coffee cake was also unbelievable. I loved the view outside our hotel! For lunch, we went grocery shopping and bought things to cook in our … More Do You Get Seasick?