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May 16, 2018

No flour. No artificial sugars. So what’s the secret? Chickpeas. “WHAT!?!?! EW!!!” is my most common reaction when I tell people about my favourite guilt free dessert recipe.

Now don’t turn your face up just yet. Give me a chance to explain. This is a simple and easy dessert alternative that won’t compromise your healthy eating in those weak moments we all have...

May 2, 2018

Known as the General Motors diet, each day permits you to eat different foods or food groups. The diet plan is broken up into seven days, each with strict rules about which food groups you can consume.

March 7, 2018

I played around with the mix before I added the tuna to make sure I had the right combination. Honestly I was super impressed and my husband declared it as the best tartare he had EVER had!

February 28, 2018

These days, it seems as though we can`t open our social media accounts without finding a TON of self-care tips and modalities that aid in the balance of mind, body and spirit. Is this a bad thing? Not one bit! BUT...where the heck do we start?

As a yoga instructor, meditation is paramount to my practice. When I first began meditating I felt immense pressure...

February 22, 2018

There were no signs and, most terrifyingly, no people. The last of the light had vanished and this is when I realized that as I broke trail in unknown territory into the darkness, nobody would be following me.

February 19, 2018

Are you too scared to lift weights for fear of getting bulky. Here is my advice to create the look you want without muscling up!

When you hear "Beachbody," what do you think? Perhaps bronzed, toned bodies in swimwear? Or maybe infomercials? Tony Horton? Shaun T? For me, Beachbody is a company producing fitness and nutrition tools. Their official mission statement is to “Help people achieve their goals and live a healthy, fulfilling life”.

February 12, 2018

Generally speaking, I like to go fast. I drive fast, skate fast, eat fast. I live fast. Fast is fun, exhilarating, challenging. The problem is, when you crash, you crash hard. I learned that the hard way, and then I learned it again (and again and again!) because I was too stubborn to slow down. Finally, matters were taken out of my hands and I was forced to sl...

February 7, 2018

I'm SO over the snow and cold this season. If you are too, I have some tips for fighting the winter blues... Turn up the heating, lay out a towel, put on your shades and lay back with a delicious bowl of no added sugar, gluten free, dairy free, guilt free, soft serve ice cream.

February 5, 2018

I’m all for celebrating love, but my husband and I have always made sure that Valentine’s day was more about spending time together than money on each other. Health and fitness aren’t the obvious objective for this day of love, but it is a day when your focus can be about enjoying the “workout” and spending some quality time with your partner. (There is a bette...

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March 7, 2018