HAPPY 4:20!  Today in Canada (and the world) we celebrate a time to enjoy and embrace Cannabis! For more than 20 years I have been nervous walking around with this plant in my pocket, worried about the police, worried about the legality and the social stigmas that this plant has carried with it… Until last […]


“Always pass on what you have learned.” – Yoda When I was younger, I was lucky enough to attend George Brown Chef Schoolin Toronto. Even though I had been professionally cooking for a few years prior to attending George Brown, the experience helped to inspire me to become the chef I knew I could be.  It also […]

Vegan and Plant Based Menu Consulting

In the last 15 years I have been lucky enough to be at the forefront of veganism and the vegan food movement! Let me tell you though, it wasn’t always creamy nut cheeses and beyond meat burgers!   I was in my early 20’s and not only did none of the traditional pizza places offer vegan cheese, but […]

Catching Up!

First of all, happy Spring to everyone! I could not be more excited for warmer weather + sunshine after the winter we had! I’ve been hibernating the past few months and, like nature, I am re-emerging and ready to own the rest of 2019! New book While hibernating the last few months, I finished my […]

Valentines + Mindfulness + Emborg Vegan Cheese!

Hi everyone, and happy new year, I wish 2019 to be the best year yet full of immense success, personal and professional growth and health and wellness! I am busy working on the manuscript for book #4, and excited to share it all with you in just over a year! I can tell you that […]

Vegan Dating/Partnership

When I met my partner, she was not Vegan. Not only was she not vegan but she thought that she would not be able to get the essential vitamins + minerals on a vegan diet! With some dedication, not only did she learn that Veganism was the healthiest and most ethical way to live, she […]

What is Veganism to me?

Sometime in 2004 I made the decision to go vegan! To this day I still think it was the best decision I have ever made. Veganism to me isn’t only about my diet, it’s a way to live my life to inflict as little harm as possible on the animals we use for food, fashion, […]