Celebrate National Soup Month with my Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup!

January 16, 2017

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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Stop Dieting and Start Living a Healthy Lifestyle!

January 8, 2017

Happy New Year everyone! With the craziness of the holidays behind us, I finally have a chance to catch my breath and write a little bit. I always have blog ideas floating around in my head, and than one of my kids wakes up from a nap, does a poo on the potty (I’m still […]

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It’s Officially Soup Season!

December 12, 2016

Photo Credit Soups and chillis are some of my favourite recipes to make because they are “one pot” meals, and I love making anything that allows me to prep, chop and cook ahead of time. Anyone with kids knows that evenings are insane, and who has time to make recipes that require cooking before serving? Maybe a […]

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Nacho Inspired Mexican Burrito Bowl

November 28, 2016

Photo Credit Sorry for all the bean recipes lately, but I made a big batch of my Easy Slow Cooker Black Beans recently so I’ve been thinking of all the different ways I can use them! This recipe was inspired by last night’s Grey Cup game. My hubbie was excited to watch, and I wanted […]

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Holiday Gift Idea! Try the World Gift Boxes

November 28, 2016

I was recently approached by Try the World; a company that delivers boxes, which contain gourmet delicacies from around the world on a monthly basis. The first thing I thought when I received the beautiful boxes filled with yummy treats is how perfect this would be as a holiday gift idea! They’re perfect for the […]

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Black Bean and Goat Cheese Dip

November 3, 2016

Photo Credit It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a recipe because quite frankly I haven’t had much time to experiment in the kitchen since Max was born in June, but I made my Black Bean and Goat Cheese dip the other day, and realized it’s not up on the blog! I love this dip because […]

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Vacations Are Always Worth It

October 25, 2016

…at least that’s what I kept telling myself during the long travel days, and times that I was stuck in the condo trying to get my 4-month old to nap instead of lounging by the pool. This past trip to Florida was the first time we travelled with two kids, and even though there were hard times, […]

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Pre, Post-Thanksgiving Prep

October 6, 2016

Thanksgiving hasn’t even happened yet, but in a culture where we do everything quickly and efficiently, let’s prepare for the aftermath of your Thanksgiving feast. Most people wake up on Tuesday feeling bloated, tired and yucky as a result of too many appetizers, mashed potatoes with gravy, dessert and wine. No matter how hard you try, […]

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Life’s Not Always as it Seems on Instagram

October 4, 2016

A friend recently paid me the nicest compliment in an email – “I am loving your Instagram posts…I’m in awe of your exercising, baking, getting-Max-to-sleep-12-hours mothering style. Tell me your secrets!!! ” It felt so good to hear, and while my posts are meant to be informative about healthy food, and inspire others to exercise and […]

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Foods for Healthy, Younger-Looking Skin

September 28, 2016

Being a 34-year old mom of two boys, I feel like I can no longer rely on “my youth” for healthy looking skin. I actually have to put in some effort in order to make my skin look fresh, bright and to prevent fine lines and wrinkles (until I’m old enough to justify a little help […]

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