January 2012

Iron Goat Pub and Grill, Canmore

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 31, 2012

Kevin and I decided to jump in the car on Sunday for a drive through the mountains. The plan was to bring our cameras and explore a couple of back roads; stopping when we saw something interesting, then ending our travels at Iron Goat Pub and Grill in Canmore. The day began as any should…


Caramel Apple Doughnuts

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 30, 2012

I love caramel apples. I love dairy-free recipes. The gooey treat reminds me of the afternoons in the kitchen with my Mom, melting caramel for Halloween apples; and later, the endless hours I spent hanging out at the Calgary Stampede Midway as a teenager. Those caramel apples were upwards of $8 a pop, but that…



by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 29, 2012

We’re jetting off to the mountains in exactly 20 minutes. The plan was to share one of the tasty recipes I made yesterday, but I slept in and still need to find my long johns before we leave! So, all I can say for now is that it’s going to be a very, very yummy…


20 Ways to Use Up Pesto: Warmed Thai Basil Zucchini Pasta

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 27, 2012

With an unexpected batch of pesto sitting in my fridge yesterday, I decided to asked you guys what I should do with it. At the end of the day we’d come up with over 20 ways to use it up, just in time for me to prep dinner! Eggs with toast Spread on chicken and…


Thai Basil Pecan Pesto

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on January 26, 2012

Kevin got a new photography toy! They call it a beauty dish. It’s supposed to distribute light perfectly across the model you’re shooting. [source] Don’t let the name of the product fool you, it will not drastically improve the beauty of your subject. Especially if that subject just started up with spin classes after a…


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