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Mocha Protein Shake

I have a weakness for Starbucks Frappuccinos. Yes, it’s true. There is nothing healthy about it, and I needed to find a more productive way to consume my calories. This Mocha Protein Shake not only satisfied my craving, but it’s a great post workout drink when you need protein on the go. Strength training breaks down muscle and the consumption of protein post-workout,  assists in rebuilding this muscle even stronger. Cardio enthusiasts should be aware that protein also helps your body adapt to endurance sports as well! Read More →

Snack Smart (with Chocolate Avocado Pudding)

Halloween is fast approaching and everywhere we look there are frightening sights. I’m not talking about witches, ghosts and goblins. I’m talking about those evil treats wrapped in pretty gold and silver paper, peddled as “mini” versions of their originators. The compact size creates the illusion that unwrapping 20 of those little monsters couldn’t possibly cause any harm. I’ve moved past the temptation of buying them for myself, but alas, my efforts are foiled when my five year old daughter brings a pillowcase full of them into the house. Well played, marketing geniuses. Well. Played. Read More →

Crock Pot Honey and Spice Chicken

Looking for something quick and easy to whip up for dinner? look no further! The seasoning/sauce on this chicken has a wonderful flavour (TIP: This recipe also works well if you substitute ribs for the chicken…so it’s almost two dinners in one!). Read More →

Pork and Winter Squash Frittata

I tried this recipe last night and it seems to be a keeper. My five-year old daughter ate everything on her plate, and my husband went back for seconds. It’s nice when you can find new, healthy recipes to add to the rotation.

I did substitute ground turkey for the ground pork, but only because that’s what I had available. The next time I make this, I might also add in chopped onion, some spinach, and mushrooms. If you want more veggies, don’t be shy about dicing up some green and red peppers too! The options are endless! Read More →

Simply Salmon

Well crafted meals involving finely diced vegetables and a plethora of specifically selected spices (yes, I actually just used the word plethora in a sentence) is wonderful in an ideal world, but sometimes we need something fast and easy. You shouldn’t have to sacrifice taste or health to achieve this. This salmon dish is a favourite go-to on days when I just don’t have the energy to do more. The best part is, you don’t need a culinary education to pull this off! Read More →

Surviving the Sweet Tooth

I admit I have a Pinterest account. In fact, I LOVE my Pinterest account!! There. I said it. To be perfectly honest, I haven’t found time to try all of the healthy recipes I pin, and sometimes the ones I do try aren’t as wonderful as I had imagined. The ones that do work, make all of the trial and error worth the effort.  Read More →