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Meal Prep June 26th 2016

Oh summer how I love you! This weather is amazing. The sun feeds my soul. You? I was lucky it was great out today because my oven isn’t working again! Gah! I think there something is wrong with the pilot but not sure yet. Luckily BBQ to the rescue. I did everything on the BBQ… Continue reading Meal Prep June 26th 2016

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Why I’m Flexible Dieting (IIFYM) & Why You Might Like it too

I currently subscribe to a flexible dieting approach to nutrition and have been for several years. Flexible dieting is also known as IIFYM (if it fits your macros) and my coach and mentor, Dr. Layne Norton and the BioLayne team are teaching the world the science behind it all one day at time. Flexible dieting… Continue reading Why I’m Flexible Dieting (IIFYM) & Why You Might Like it too

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Meal Prep Nov 1st 2015 + Halloween Crap ;)

Happy Halloween guys! I couldn’t bring myself to post this on social media, too nasty! I went out as a party pooper last night. It’s the most disgusting costume ever and it won me an award! Hahah. It is so hilarious and I ¬†can’t take credit for it because a friend of mine made it.… Continue reading Meal Prep Nov 1st 2015 + Halloween Crap ūüėČ

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Meal Prep Oct 12th 2015 + Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving beauties! I adore thanksgiving. I think it’s my favourite holiday. I love the time of year, the family grating together and the traditional meal. I also love that it’s not gift giving event or any celebration of one specific thing. It’s so peaceful. I took an extra long weekend so I could really… Continue reading Meal Prep Oct 12th 2015 + Thanksgiving!

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Meal Prep Aug 16th 2015

OMG this weather! Summertime LOVE! I’ve been really trying to do any of my workouts I can outside. Hill sprints, bike rides, stairs, metabolic circuit in my back yard, whatever!   Last week’s meal did not fill me up enough! I was friggin’ hungry! More hungry than necessary. I talked about volume eating before but… Continue reading Meal Prep Aug 16th 2015

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Whey Protein Powder Alternatives

Most people who weight train take whey protein powder, or they’ve been told to take whey protein. It’s really convenient, can taste really good and does the trick of getting lean protein into your system post workout or anytime you need it. Good right? But do you know that it’s not necessary? It’s not a… Continue reading Whey Protein Powder Alternatives

What I made on Sunday

What I made Sunday Nov 2nd 2014 {Meal Prep}

HI! I’m back from a week away in Dominican Republic. So nice to lie in the sun and swim in the ocean. It feeds my soul! Speaking of feeding I wrote a mini post about my nutrition while away here on my instagram page. It was a bit tricky to navigate with my current digestive… Continue reading What I made Sunday Nov 2nd 2014 {Meal Prep}

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What I Made July 1st! {Meal Prep}

Happy Canada Day! Today is the last day of my mini staycation. I had 5 glorious days off and somehow booked my self solid with things to do. Oh story of my life. It was really great though! Foodwise here’s what I put together for the rest of this week. I marinated a few chicken… Continue reading What I Made July 1st! {Meal Prep}

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The Truth About Being Fit

Being fit doesn’t just happen. It’s a result of daily choices. Choosing to do a workout, choosing not to eat an extra spoonful of almond butter, choosing water over wine, choosing to get a good night’s rest, choosing to listen to your body when it needs a break. All of these choices add up and… Continue reading The Truth About Being Fit

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What I Made Sunday February 2nd

My goals for weekly meal prep are always this: Meets nutritional requirements Tastes delicious Includes variety Satisfies cravings, hunger and energy needs This week I was inspired by all the Superbowl foods going around so I made chili sweet potato fries topped with fresh cilantro. I¬† used ground chicken and omitted the beans plus made… Continue reading What I Made Sunday February 2nd

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What I Made Sunday January 26th

As you know I spent last week in the mecca of delicious food choices that is Toronto. That city just knows how to eat. There is an amazing variety of¬† delicious food everywhere and I really enjoyed my eats while there! I was exhausted by the time I got home Friday night and I was… Continue reading What I Made Sunday January 26th

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What I Made Sunday January 19th

Today”s meal prep was a little funny. I will be traveling this week and working in Toronto so I didn”t do my usual full prep. When I first started competing I traveled with a full cooler of a weeks worth of prepared meals in containers many a time but these days I”m much more focused… Continue reading What I Made Sunday January 19th

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What I Made Sunday January 5th

My first Sunday post of the year! It’s one of those back on track kind of meal prep. You know after you’ve been out of your routine for a while it’s kind of of a ritual to get organized and back on plan. For me that means lots of water and pre planned meals during… Continue reading What I Made Sunday January 5th

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Healthy Choices of 2013

2013 was an interesting year for me. My family went through some very stressful experiences. I dealt with an injury, stress, pain and loss and I had some very insightful personal moments along the way.¬† All of those experiences led me to some decisions to look at my health even more closely. At the beginning… Continue reading Healthy Choices of 2013

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What I Made Sunday December 29th

The last Sunday post of 2013! Can you believe it?! This last week was pretty off routine. I hosted Christmas Eve for the first time, had lots of family and friends around to visit with and got some things in my to-do list checked off. Never enough time in the day but¬† I took the… Continue reading What I Made Sunday December 29th

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What I Made Sunday December 15

Happy Sunday Beauties! With all this snow I decided to hibernate last night and today. I started my cooking early and got a bit creative. We stayed in and watched a movie last night so I used that time to roast a big ol’ turkey breast. I’d bought it for 50 % off as it… Continue reading What I Made Sunday December 15

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What I Made Sunday December 8th

Hi guys! So this weekend was a whirlwind! Too many things to do never enough time. I’ve always been like this, I think I like it that way. ūüėČ I started meal prep pretty late in that day for me and wanted to get it done relatively quickly today so I went with a few… Continue reading What I Made Sunday December 8th

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What I Made Sunday Dec 1st

Holiday parties are in effect! We had one today so I did my meal prep earlier. It was nice to come home tonight and it be all done and put away. Something feels so great about being organized. I don’t do well when I’m not. Lol So this week I was feeling a bit creative… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Dec 1st

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What I Made Sunday Nov 24th

And another weekend goes by….wow. Ok so today I stuck with the basics for meal prep. Sort of my go to meals. It’s what I’m craving so it’s what I went with. One meal will be baked sweet potato fries, roasted spiced chicken breasts and roasted zucchini.¬†The other meal will be my fave chipotle turkey… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Nov 24th

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My Thoughts on ‘Diets’

nu¬∑tri¬∑tion ¬†(n-trshn, ny-) n. 1. The process of nourishing or being nourished, especially the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues. 2. The science or study that deals with food and nourishment, especially in humans. 3. A source of nourishment; food. -TheOnlineDictionary There are… Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘Diets’