OMG what a weekend!! I’m still on such a high from the SAF and Physique Canada shows. They were all incredible. As a judge it’s really hard work but it’s amazing in so many ways. I’ll write another post about all the pros and cons and what I love most but one of the big perks is… Continue reading Meal Prep June 12th 2016
Well my birthday landed on a weekend this year. That’s always nice. I spent most of the weekend celebrating with friends and my hubby. Last weekend with family. Feeling pretty loved. Thank you everyone! xoxo I whipped through meal prep pretty quick today so I could head out for some fun in the sun. We… Continue reading Meal Prep August 9th 2015
So as you know I was invited to shoot with the famed Paul Buceta a couple of weeks ago. It was a pretty big deal for me and coming off of being sick it was amazing motivation to get back into the intensity of training I love. If you want to read a recap all… Continue reading Progress Not Perfection
If you’ve been following my blog and media posts you’d ll know if been suffering with some digestive distress. It’s been about 6 months now with the worst of it in June. With having celiac I’m no stranger to digestion issues but I’ve had them under control for over 10 years now. Something I did… Continue reading Are You Listening to Your Body?
I got a spray tan for my photo shoot last week. which was awesome. It’s a must for shoots because the lights just wash you out so much. It was great and it usually fades nicely but then I decided to compete at the last minute and had to apply a competition tanning product called… Continue reading How To Have Soft, Smooth & Tanned Skin Post Show and Avoid The Alligator Scales!
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Preparing for a physique competition or otherwise getting in your best shape ever doesn’t have to be all about restrictions. You do not need to live on tasteless, repetitive meals over and over, day in day out. There are plenty of ways to enjoy a gourmet meal that fits perfectly into your plan. 3 Tips for… Continue reading 3 Simple Tips For Making Your Competition Prep Meals Delicious
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
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
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
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. 😉 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
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
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’
This is a video of me taken in October of last year just about to get back on the SAF stage after an almost 3 year hiatus! So many thoughts going through my mind. Nervous, excited, full of confidence but also full of self doubt….interesting how our minds work. (by the way, regarding my makeup… Continue reading Backstage Video at the SAF Show just before going on stage! EEEK!