I Tried Plant-Based Protein Smoothies Every Morning For 2 Weeks

Here’s how it went… By Chrystelle Pasquet Life is full of surprises; I’ve become a “guinea pig” for the last 14 days! For 2 weeks, I’ve tested Dose’s plant-based protein smoothies. Here’s the story of my adventure.  If I could describe myself with one word, I’d say “disorganized”! I’m 48 years old, I have four kids, […]

Q&A with Marc Langevin of the Club de Course les Courailleux 1

Q&A with Marc Langevin of the Club de Course les Courailleux

Over the last few years, running has experienced a pretty important spike in popularity, one that doesn’t seem to be loosing any momentum. With no gym membership, no expensive equipment, and no specific location required, this probably shouldn’t come as a shock. Even fashion is up to speed with certain brands designing running gear that’s […]

ALL FOR MELONS – FIRST EDITION 🍉 1

ALL FOR MELONS – FIRST EDITION 🍉

‘’Gen, that is just pure sexism.” … Is what one of my friends said to me, in shock, when I told her how, in an important meeting, a potential investor had asked my male partner (in front of me): “Is Gen any good?” It’s also worth noting he never once looked at me when I […]

UPCYCLING IMPROVED RECYCLING 1

UPCYCLING: IMPROVED RECYCLING

Each year, more than 13 millions tons of residual materials are produced in the province of Quebec only. And, alone, the non residential sector of Canada creates over 15 millions tons of waste. Our waste directly impacts our soil which directly impacts us. It contaminates what we eat: plants that grow in the soil, livestock […]

FAUNA FOUNDATION, RESCUING THE CHIMPS

FAUNA FOUNDATION, RESCUING THE CHIMPS

Did you know that chimpanzees and humans have more than 98% of common genes? Did you also know that chimpanzees and humans are genetically more related than chimpanzees and gorillas? And did you know that just outside of Montreal, in the suburb of Carignan, exists a sanctuary where chimps are being taken care of? Fauna […]

ALVÉOLE, FOR BEES’ SURVIVAL (PORTRAIT)

ALVÉOLE, FOR BEES’ SURVIVAL

Did you know that bees’ lives are closely related to our health? Bees are responsible of the natural pollinisation of our fields and therefore improve the cultivation of fruits, vegetables and nuts. Unfortunately, more than ever, bees are threatened all over the world. Environmental changes, monoculture and pesticides used by many agricultural companies prevent bees’ […]

WHERE TO EAT VEGAN OR VEGETARIAN IN TORONTO

WHERE TO EAT VEGAN AND/OR VEGETARIAN IN TORONTO?👋🌿

Because I live in Montreal and don’t know all the secret gems of Toronto, I asked Áine Davis (one of the girls behind the blog @vegangirlfriend​) what were her favorite vegan-friendly spots in her hometown. She kindly and generously accepted to share them with me! If you too aren’t from TO, you will definitely want to […]

patience fruit & Co

PATIENCE FRUIT & CO

6 million bees + 3 billion flowers = 10 000 tons of cranberriesYep! you read that right: to produce 10 000 tons of organic cranberries each year, the 3 billion flowers in Patience Fruit & Co’s fields need to be pollinated by 6 million bees. Impressing, right? Patience Fruit & Co’s producer, Fruit d’Or, was […]

WHERE TO EAT VEGAN-VEGETARIAN IN MONTREAL

WHERE TO EAT VEGAN AND/OR VEGETARIAN IN MONTREAL?👋🌿

Montreal really knows how to please foodies and, good news, the number of tasty vegan/vegetarian places is continuously increasing! #YEAH I asked our vegan friend Caroline Huard (@loounie on Instagram), who is also a health practitioner and well-known by the vegan community of Montreal, to list her favorite vegan/vegetarian spots in the city when she wants […]

The Best Hostess.Host Gifts for Christmas_1

The Best Hostess/Host Gifts for Christmas

Holidays mean: happenings, fun times with all the family and friends and food excess… No wonder why it’s my favorite time of the year 😉 But you know each year, I almost forget to buy the gift that is, in my opinion, the most important: the hostess/host gift!Receiving all the family, friends, colleagues, etc. – it […]