Why It Is Important To Not Fear Change

GIrl Sitting on bench

Don’t be afraid to start over again, you are not starting from scratch, you are starting from experience. If I could tell you how many times I’ve started over, you would be shocked! I take these opportunities for change as just bumps in the road. Yes it will feel rocky but there is a full…

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Life Gets a Little Messy Sometimes


Sometimes life gets a little messy. #Ad I recently had the pleasure of partnering with @BountyPaperTowels. Actually, my kitchen is always a mess. Especially when I am developing new recipes. Any other food bloggers relate?Thankfully I have Bounty Quicker Picker Upper. Did you know that Bounty is +50% more absorbent, so you can use less.* Bounty…

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Once I POP, you POP, we POP with Campbell’s Soup

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Once I POP, you POP, we POP! #ad I recently partnered with @CampbellsCanada and @AndyWarholFoundation to show you this amazing cans! Growing up I would make Campbell’s Tomato Soup almost every day for my lunch. I would serve it with a savoury grilled cheese for dipping! It still gives me nostalgia. 🥫 Lucky for you Campbell’s…

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It is never too late and you’re never too old.

Vivcaious Gouremt ina dress on a laptop computer

It has been exactly 6 years since I graduated with my degree in Business Marketing. I was 30 at the time. I worked part time at a advertising company, part time bartender at a club on weekends and was attending school full time. I worked my butt off. I had a mortgage, a dog and…

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Real Talk:

I know alot of people are struggling with depression, anxiety and stress. This has probably been the longest, hardest year of our lives. Myself included. We are going through these challenges together. I do not know one person that has had it “all together” during quarantine. When I feel these feelings creeping in, I remind…

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Lets Talk About Vegetables

Rachelle laughing and a bag of fresh vegetables and fruit

Did you know that most of us do not get enough vegetables in our diet? Vegetables are rich in fiber and nutrients. Now I am no nutritionist, but I do know what makes my body and mind feel good. By eating healthy foods that actually fuel our bodies! I think the biggest misconception about eating…

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Friday Feels

Sometimes our lives have to be completely shaken up, changed and rearranged to relocate us to the place we’re meant to be. Change is hard at first, messy in the middle and gorgeous at the end. Trust yourself and the process. Be grateful for the opportunity for growth and coming into your own. Remember to…

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Fun Facts About Me

I have been meeting so many talented foodies and incredible people on Instagram lately. Thank you so much for checking in and your continued support of Vivacious Gourmet! I wanted to share some fun facts that you may not know about me. Feel free to comment with your top choices as well! Let me reintroduce…

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Feeling Happy and Healthy

On this beautiful St Patrick’s Day, I thought it would only be appropriate to make a perfect green smoothie. Drinking a green smoothie daily can have numerous health benefits including aiding in digestion, reduced inflammation and boosted immunity!So swap out the green beer and make a switch to a daily green smoothie. I promise you…

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My Interview with Chef Chuck Hughes for Stop Food Waste Day!

Chuck Hughes and Vivacious Gourmet

Most people when they hear the name Chuck Hughes think of the passionate, French Canadian chef, TV personality and co-owner of top Montreal restaurants Garde Manger and Le Bremner. What they may not know is that he is on a mission to help reduce unnecessary food waste in all Canadian homes. According to the Commission…

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