I love these days. Cool and overcast on the outside yet warm and cozy on the inside. October is such a beautiful time of year and I love how it just slows everyone down from the summer and encourages you to spend some time inside. Make the indoors even better with the aroma of soup… Continue reading Cozy October Vibes with Chicken & Veggie Soup
With very little "summer" in the forecast I thought I would add some to my plate. Fresh juicy oranges in a salad say summer to me. Pair them with beets and I love the colour combo. Here is my recipe, serves 2. You need: Green leafy lettuce 2 chicken breasts 1 orange 2 beets 4… Continue reading Zesty Summer Fresh Salad
The countdown to Christmas is on ! I'm feeling really ready for the holidays and my wedding is approaching quick. I've been wanting to keep really hydrated and I've been eating super healthy - wanting to maximize my immune system ! So soup has been a go to meal for me. I love this blend… Continue reading Chicken, Veggie & White Bean Soup
It's time to bring back some creativity in the kitchen ! I'm recovering from LASIK eye surgery and also housebound since my entire neighbourhood looks like a skating rink ! So- I'm killing sometime in the kitchen. I recently met with a dietician and she commented that my nutrition is pretty clean. Happy with the… Continue reading No Bake DIY Granola Bars
So I started my Christmas shopping ! A couple presents done. And I found all the ornaments I need for my paint night Christmas party (becoming a yearly tradition). Now, on this snowy and chilly Saturday afternoon the stove is hot and my soup is bubbling ! This gorgeous carrot and beet soup is the… Continue reading Carrot & Beet Soup
After a weekend of marathon success I want to keep this healthy stretch rolling. It's easy to say, " I deserve this ice cream, I just ran a marathon" (100% I have used this before). But it's so important to fuel the body back with good healthy food. After a marathon your body has some… Continue reading Salmon & Beet Spinach Salad
This is our year to vacation right here at home ! It's Canada 150; why leave our awesome country! Over the past few weeks we've been exploring Ontario- from the sandy shores of Long Point Provincial Park to the rocky Terrain of Georgian Bay- our camping trips were great! But we knew it was time… Continue reading Vacation Time ! We Found a Hidden Gem
Over the past few years camping has become our yearly summer tradition! From the shores of Erie, to the cool waters of Lake Ontario or the westerly winds of Georgian Bay - Ontario has amazing camping parks ! When it comes to camping, we "rough" it. Living in a tent, cooking every meal with propane… Continue reading 5 Ways to Improve Your Camping Trip
My heart is full of accomplishment and happiness when I think about my spring race season. I conquered my fears by finally attempting to run Around the Bay! I kept to my roots by running the Mississauga Half. I became a two time marathoner after completing the Ottawa Marathon, one of the best race experiences… Continue reading The Long Run! What’s Next ?
As the weather warms salads become more appealing! The fresh produce, the juicy ingredients and of course the health factor. Here are 3 salads I've been making forever! Especially in the summer. The Quinoa Bowl Easy & delicious! You can mix up the ingredients in this to best suit you. Essentially you boil quinoa, let… Continue reading 3 Awesome Summer-Fresh Salads !