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Spring Favourites: Food, adventures, other finds

Spring Favourites: Food, adventures, other finds

Spring has finally sprung in Vancouver. Here are a few restaurants, adventures, and other finds I have been loving so far this season: Happy Hour at Rodney’s…

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…

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Winter Adventures Bucket List: Update #1

Earlier this winter, I made a winter adventures bucket list in hopes of getting over the rainy weather and embracing the season. Find the full list here. Here’s some…

Photography Tips (from an amateur photographer)

Photography Tips (from an amateur photographer)

Over the past year, I have really come to love photography and I may have a slight addiction to Instagram. Whether it’s capturing a sunrise mid-run, sharing a…

Winter Adventures Bucket List

Winter Adventures Bucket List

Usually the rain doesn’t get to me, but this fall it has hit me hard. Maybe it’s the record-breaking number of rainy days we had in October. I…

Post-Marathon Recovery and Life Lately

Post-Marathon Recovery and Life Lately

Hello internet! It has been a little while. The last few weeks have honestly been a little weird. I am very glad I planned a vacation immediately…

Friday Favourites #1 – Vancouver Eats and Adventures

Friday Favourites #1 – Vancouver Eats and Adventures

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

16 (mostly free) ways to spend your lunch break in Downtown Vancouver

16 (mostly free) ways to spend your lunch break in Downtown Vancouver

Like many others, I work at an office job. I can’t make it through the whole day without going outside for a walk but that can get…

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 15 + Run Fast Eat Slow Cookbook

Portland Marathon Training Reflections: Week 15 + Run Fast Eat Slow Cookbook

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…

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