Veggies Before Noon

Veggies Before Noon

Welcome to the VBN Podcast, a place to learn, grow & share all the veggies so that you can live a life you are proud of. Veggies Before Noon is redefining the way we think about sustainability, how it relates to our well-being and how you can use your mindset to achieve a more healthy and sustainable lifestyle. VBN is for people who want to improve their lives and make this world a better place. Each episode is designed to share meaningful conversations and practical advice so that you can achieve your dreams. Topics include personal development, mental health, lifestyle tips and eco-living.


November 18, 2022 49 min

On this weeks episode I'm sharing my experience with fast fashion, my realistic approach and how I changed my mindset to shop with more intention. I hope this episode helps you feel more confident when shopping and good about your purchases! 

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In this chaos of an episode I fill you in on what's been going on in my life, how I afford staying in fancy hotels, my thoughts on the movie Don't Worry Darling, and what I'm truly afraid of (besides crows).  I read out a short excerpt from my current obsession The War of Art and why plastic pollution is detrimental to our future health.  Enjoy x 

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Byeee summer we will miss you! Sharing my top 4 goals for the new season, as we slow down and get back into routine there's a lot to look forward to. These are what really help me stay grounded and transition from my favourite season into fall, which i'm feeling really excited for! Enjoy x 

P.S. the app I was talking about was called Vine! lol

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On this episode I am chatting with the boys from Men Know Nothing, to get some insight on what the heck goes on in the male mind when it comes to dating..but also, should we even care? We chat about having a dating check list, the box theory, how to be more confident, why it's all about timing, how to improve your online dating & navigating attachment styles. I hope you like the episode!

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This voice note style episode is just me chatting about how building self awareness has allowed me to slow down and realize how our habits & attachment styles are all intertwined when it comes to achieving your goals.  Sharing some impromptu thoughts I had about finding balance & my vision for the future while enjoying my day off at the beach! FYI sound quality pending

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On this episode I am chatting with the founder of Mackenzie Maddison, a luxury sustainable swim wear brand that is designed and ethically made here in Vancouver BC.  Mackenzie shares her story of starting her own bikini line and the inspiration behind her new collection  - it was all a dream.  Mackenzie offers a lot of transparency about her experience starting out as an entrepreneur, going to school for fashion marketing, and the ...

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Hey friends! On this episode I'm explaining Attachment Style and how your attachment style impacts you relationships. I explain what the 3 different kinds are, where our attachment style come from and why it's so important to learn about. Enjoy!

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June 30, 2022 16 min

On this episode I'm breaking down why you should compost, what you should compost and how you can compost. Hope this helps! Together we can make composting sexy ;)

DIY for your at home/ personal outdoor compost article & video link

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 On this episode I'm chatting with Burnout Recovery and Prevention Coach Emily Johnson on what we can do to prevent experiencing burnout and why it may be showing up. Emily shares how she healed from being burnt out for 2 years and what tools you can start using today. We discuss why hustle culture isn't cool anymore, how to embody your feminine energy to achieve your goals and why are brains are addicted to stress.  If you...

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June 13, 2022 21 min

Summer is here and things can get crazy. Sharing how to keep up with your busy schedule, make time for what you want and get clear on what is important for you. Enjoy x

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Hey friends! If you're someone who dreams of having thick long hair but never sees any progress then this episode is for you! I share my full hair journey and how I finally got my hair to grow out and keep its length in less than 1.5 years. After wearing tape-in extensions for 4 years my hair was short, thin and my bangs had major breakage ( I honesty thought I would be wearing extensions for the rest of my life lol).  My hair ...

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Hellloo! This epi is my first Q&A! I'm answering your questions & sharing my experience on these topics! I share what foods are high in plant based proteins, how you can stay motivated, make more meaningful friendships,  how I have attempted at being less wasteful and at the end I touch on what has helped me with eco anxiety. Thanks for your Q's and for listening! I hope this is useful x
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I DID IT!! My 3 week plunge challenge is complete and I'm giving myself an A+ ! This has been one of my favourite challenges I've ever done & I truly feel amazing. On the episode I explain why I started, the benefits of cold exposure, what changes I saw, and why it's safe to say I am obsessed.  By using the ocean to cold plunge the benefits I experienced were mental, physical & spiritual - I wen't from 1...

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Hey friends! On this episode I am diving into what it means to be a women and how we can better understand our cycle and work with our hormones to feel our best. I brought Kara Ivy on the podcast who is a holistic nutritionist, working with women to help them better understand their hormones and energy cycles. Kara shares her journey of what it was like feeling disconnected from her body and not knowing how good we are truly design...

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Hey friends! I dusted off the mic and sat down to share what the heck has been going on for the last 2 months!! I talk about my goal of self discipline, celebrating the ban of single use plastics & have a major surprise at the end about what I've started to add into my diet! 2021 is the year of health & exploration and I'm excited to have you join me!

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On this episode I am getting all the tips on how to stay healthy & feel our best over the holidays. I have Jass Stupak ( @nourishwithjass ) on the pod who is a registered nutritionist focusing on gut health, candida and reducing bloat. Jass focuses on what we don't typically talk about in main stream media and helps her clients become their most confident self. She doesn't hold back and shares all the ways we can fe...

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On this episode I'm sharing how to pick the perfect gift &  make sure you're adding value this holiday season.  I share what I've done in the past, presents that slap while being on a budget, & my fav gift  basket ideas. I also discuss my thoughts on holiday gift wrapping, tips for zero waste gift wraps & creative ways to use what we already have! Enjoy x

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This weeks guest is Samata Pattinson, CEO of the Oscars Red Carpet Green Dress Campaign. Samata has come on the show to lay out how our clothes impact our health, bank accounts & the world around us.  Samata works with designers and celebrities while putting the need for sustainable fashion in the minds of millions. We chat about how to appreciate the full spectrum of life, over come self doubt & find contentment without em...

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October went from being a month I did "nothing" to being the first month I really lived. After gaining this perspective it opened my eyes to how much I tie my worth to productivity and how that shapes the way I feel.  As a result I've been trying to make more of an effort to create a work life balance and decided to share all my latest *realizations*.  I cover how to discover what you value, flip your mindset, make the ...

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Cody Irwin created the idea of ShareWares during the pandemic in order to help solve the issue of single use plastics and allow us to enjoy our morning beverage in peace. We all KNOW  single use plastics is a big no no but how does it go away? Well, Cody shares how ShareWares can help and explains the vision for a future of master minds to collaborate and work together to build a more sustainable future. ShareWares is the first sys...

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