My Essential Foods and Ingredients for Whole30 & Healthy Eating

My Essential Foods and Ingredients for Whole30 & Healthy Eating

In June 2016, I attempted the Whole30 challenge. Read about my experience here and find 30 days of meal ideas here. I quickly learned that, while Whole30…

8 hours in Victoria: what to see, eat & do

8 hours in Victoria: what to see, eat & do

Taking one of the floatplanes from Vancouver Harbour to Vancouver Island has been on my adventure bucket list ever since I moved to Vancouver. Over Canada Day…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 3

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 3

On October 9, 2016, I will be running Marathon No. 2: the Portland Marathon! Follow along as I post my weekly training recaps. All training recaps can…

3 days in Kelowna: where to go, what to eat & drink

3 days in Kelowna: where to go, what to eat & drink

Visiting Kelowna for a few days? Here is what I did: places to see, hiking trails, restaurants, coffee shops, bakeries, and of course, wineries. In May 2016, we…

What I ate during the Whole30 challenge

What I ate during the Whole30 challenge

Earlier this month, I attempted the Whole30 food challenge to refocus on eating whole unprocessed food and stop relying on protein powders and bars. Full disclosure: I cheated several…

Alaskan Cruise Part 3: Mendenhall Glacier and Mount Roberts

Alaskan Cruise Part 3: Mendenhall Glacier and Mount Roberts

In case you missed it, check out Part 1 and Part 2 of our Alaskan cruise adventures. In May 2016, my family and I embarked on a…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 2

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 2

On October 9, 2016, I will be running Marathon No. 2: the Portland Marathon! Follow along as I post my weekly training recaps. All training recaps can…

My Vancouver #1: Eating and exploring my way through the city

My Vancouver #1: Eating and exploring my way through the city

I love to explore new places in and around Vancouver, get lost on the trails, and eat my way through the city! In the My Vancouver series…

Alaskan Cruise Part 2: Glacier Bay National Park

Alaskan Cruise Part 2: Glacier Bay National Park

In case you missed it, check out Part I of our Alaskan Cruise adventures.  In May 2016, my family and I embarked on a cruise from Vancouver…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 1

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 1

Training for Marathon No. 2 has begun! During training for and after running my first marathon, I knew I would want to do another. The training process…

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