The best gluten-free and dairy-free hiking snacks

The best gluten-free and dairy-free hiking snacks

For the past 7 years, I’ve eaten largely gluten-free and dairy-free. It’s what makes me feel best after many years of denying my lactose intolerance. Since living…

Winter Favourites: Food, adventures, other finds

Winter Favourites: Food, adventures, other finds

Creating a winter bucket list has really encouraged me to get out and embrace the season despite all the rain and snow. Here are a few things I…

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Mount Seymour

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Mount Seymour

This winter, I have discovered the wonders of snowshoeing and winter hiking. Admittedly, this is the first time in my almost 5 years of living in BC that…

My Favourite Spin Classes in Vancouver

My Favourite Spin Classes in Vancouver

Subtitled: how I maintained my sanity and fitness when I couldn’t run In December, my piriformis injury really flared up and prevented me from running for 3…

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Cypress Mountain

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Cypress Mountain

This winter, I have discovered the wonders of snowshoeing and winter hiking. Admittedly, this is the first time in my almost 5 years of living in BC that…

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Grouse Mountain

Snowshoeing in Vancouver: Grouse Mountain

This winter, I have discovered the wonders of snowshoeing and winter hiking. Admittedly, this is the first time in my almost 5 years of living in BC that…

Hiking Mount Gardner on Bowen Island

Hiking Mount Gardner on Bowen Island

This past weekend, I returned to Bowen Island to hike Mount Gardner, the highest point on the island. I love visiting Bowen Island. It is a 20…

A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part Two

A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part Two

In December, my friend May got married in the Cayman Islands. I was excited to travel to Grand Cayman with 3 other girlfriends in tow, see May get…

17 Goals for 2017

17 Goals for 2017

2016 was a big year. Travelling, running, exploring, adventuring, doing scary things, experiencing new challenges at work, eating at tasty places. I did a lot of things I…

A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part One

A Week in the Cayman Islands: Part One

In early December, my friend May got married in the Cayman Islands.    May and I met in grad school 5 years ago and she used to…

Danielle Leroux

I am a runner, healthy foodie, city explorer, and adventurer on Canada's west coast.

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  • While I love life on the west coast, it's never easy living on the other side of the country from many friends and family. Grateful for trips home, no matter how long or short (this weekend!) they may be. Back to YVR ✈️
  • Soaking up that Toronto sunshine ☀️
  • Had some of the best vegan food ever at @plantatoronto tonight! I've often been left disappointed (and hungry 😅) by new plant based eateries but this totally exceeded expectations. Loved all the dishes we tried from the cheesy queso dip (pictured here) to the peanut butter chocolate "terrarium" for dessert.
  • Springtime in Victoria #flashbackfriday meanwhile in Toronto... ❄️🌧☀️
  • Last night's surprisingly purple sunset, a welcome sight after a day of rain #tbt
  • From west coast to east coast (sort of! 😛) Toronto bound ✈️ where there is apparently a rainfall warning #cantescapeit
  • The ferry is fun, but these views can't be beat. YYJ ➡️ YVR ✈️
  • Thanks Victoria for the sunshine, great eats, good coffee, and those Island views. Now to the float plane!