April 2012

Gluten-free Cinnamon Buns

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

How was your weekend? Ours was relaxing and mellow, just what the doctor ordered. I was so tired come Friday that our plan to hang out with friends ground to a halt when I accidentally fell asleep on the couch at 7pm. I woke up around 4:30am on Saturday; as I do every weekend, but…

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Blue Star Diner, Calgary

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 28, 2012

Kevin and I were downtown this week dropping his Harley off at the stop and decided to treat ourselves for lunch before we went back to the office. We were in the Bridgeland area, the hub of some of our favorite restaurants like Sushi Bar Zipang, Tazza, and Main Dish. It’s tough to make a…

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Rooibos Masala Chai

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

I’ve never been able to handle stimulants very well. Caffeine, sugar, tobacco, even too much cacao can send me over the moon! How I managed to get through adolescence addicted to espresso, coke zero, cigarettes, and jujube’s is beyond me. I was in a constant state of energy highs and lows. I found it hard…

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Fruit and Seed Snack Bread

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

Whether I’m embarking on a backpacking adventure through India, a road trip to the coast, or living out of a hotel in London, you can just about guarantee I’ve packed a lot of food with me. Gluten-free, dairy-free foods are sometimes challenging to find when I’m away from home. To lessen the stress of searching…

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15 Healthy Gluten-free Salads

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 25, 2012

Hello, my name is Leanne, and I’m addicted to salads. Wait, scratch that. I’m addicted to the dressings I create for salads. A perfect balance of spices, oil, and a splash of vinegar or lemon juice is usually all you need to unleash your inner salad goddess. Let’s get excited about veggies, shall we? If…

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