Yoga Teacher Training Here I Come…

It’s official! I signed up for the 200 hour yoga teacher training course. It starts at the end of February and goes until June. I’m a mix of excited/anxious. Anxious because I’m embarking on something totally new and I just want to get started to remove the scary “unknown.” Anxious to leave my kids and […]

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Yum & Yummer Cookbook Review: Healthy Grab and Go

I was recently sent a copy of Greta Podleski’s new cookbook, Yum & Yummer from the nice folks at Hype PR who asked me to try some recipes and write a review. I get approached all the time to review cookbooks and products, and I’m picky on which ones I choose, but I couldn’t say […]

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New Year’s Eve Reflections

Every new years eve I find myself reflecting on the year; adventures we’ve been on, the highs and the lows; the people in my life who have been there, and those who haven’t. Here are some highlights of 2017: First time taking both boys to the grocery store! Made it to Colombia after almost 24 […]

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Almond Thumbprint Cookies

This time of year always puts me in the mood to bake. I love giving friends and neighbours homemade goodies, and I love it even more when I give them something healthy. I’m not opposed to having my favourites over the holidays (egg nog, candy cane ice cream, toffee squares), but with all the super […]

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Get Hygge This Winter

Are you dragging your feet lately? Finding it hard to get out of bed and get motivated for the day? I am. The sudden cooler temperatures and additional hours of darkness that we get in November in Canada really have an effect on my mood and motivation. Why than, are the Danish, who experience 6 […]

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Oh, hello abs.

Oh, there you are abs. After two kids, and a few years of lackluster core workouts, I thought you were gone forever, but turns out you’re still there. Every time I sneeze or laugh, I painfully remember where you are. I braved another yoga class last Saturday afternoon – 1 hour and 15 minutes of […]

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My Journey to Becoming a Yogini…started last night

I almost didn’t go. It was cold and rainy outside. I had had a long day with the boys, and the thought of curling up on the couch with my favorite jogging pants, a glass of red wine and Ray Donovan was very appealing. But, maybe doing something different; physically leaving the house and moving […]

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Checking In…

Wow. This is the first time I’ve logged in since January 28th, and the only reason is because I decided not to prep dinner tonight or get groceries; thank goodness for my mother-in-law’s frozen chicken soup. The last 4 months has flown by, but it’s so fun taking care of both my boys. Jack is […]

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Super Easy Veggie Chia Seed Slow Cooker Lasagna

Photo Credit For those of you that follow my blog on a regular basis, I probably sound like a broken record by now, but I’m always looking for ways to make not-so-healthy favourites (like lasagna!) healthy, delicious and easy. It’s pretty much one of my main goals in life. So when my sister-in-law gave me the idea […]

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Celebrate National Soup Month with my Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup!

January is National Soup Month, and to celebrate; it’s time to change the way we think of soup! It’s no longer just a starter or a side-dish; it can be a complete meal! Having soup as a main opens up a world of possibilities, and because most soups can be prepared ahead of time; it takes some […]

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