Laura Wright is the creator of the vibrant plant based blog The First Mess. She lives in the Niagara region of southern Ontario and attended culinary school, but learned considerably more about food from her travels, working in restaurants, and growing up entrenched in agriculture. Her blog is packed with all the things she loves: cooking with natural and plant-based foods, eating seasonally, and sharing wholesome meals with the people she loves. She lives simply and is passionate about cooking and staying connected to the earth. You simply cannot visit her website without being inspired to make something delicious. Some of our favorites include her Hearty Mushroom and Beet Bolognese and Sweet Potato Pecan Tacos with Cashew Sour Cream. A meal is nothing to take for granted, and Laura’s blog is a reflection of that simple idea. In this episode we discuss her early years growing up around fresh produce and learning the value of hard work. She tells us about her journey to becoming plant based and the process of creating and growing her popular blog. Listen in and enjoy our conversation with Laura.
Laura’s Cookbook: The First Mess Cookbook
Laura’s Tip: ‘Try meditating for 5 mins every day & Before cooking eggplant, slice, salt, and let sit over colander for 20 mins‘
Laura’s Favorite App: Insight Timer
Laura’s Favorite Netflix: Desus and Mero
Laura’s Favorite Flour: Flourist
Laura’s Favorite Beauty Products: Sahajan
Laura Swears By: Productivity Planner by Intelligent Change
Laura’s Motto: ‘Work really hard from a place of respect & reverence for all living beings and you’ll experience success in some way.‘
Laura’s Favorite Life Advice: ‘You need to really love the service industry to have a teachable spirit and learn/succeed in the industry.’
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