Top 10 Soup Recipes of 2011

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         Happy New Year! Are you eager, worn out, hung-over, excited, or ready for summer? Maybe, you’re cold and looking to warm up with a soothing bowl of soup? Or maybe you’re fighting off a bit of a cold from the holiday excitement? Yes to all of the above. Here are the top 10 soup […]

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Top 15 Vegan Breakfast Recipes of 2011

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       Not many people know that I’m a former stats geek. During my 2nd year of my undergrad program, I was absolutely terrified to take my first stats course. I thought I was going to fail, thus shattering my dreams of going to grad school. As it turned out, I ended up falling in love […]

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Dinosaur Dill Crunch Salad with Salt & Vinegar Chickpeas

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The healthy dinner recipes continue… I’m happy to report that as of December 30th, I finished off my cabbage that haunted me for almost 2 months in my fridge. 2 months. I think I’ve discovered the fountain of youth because cabbage just won’t die! Plus, I really didn’t want to bring this “cabbage baggage” with […]

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Top 21 Vegan Dessert Recipes of 2011

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                You knew it was coming! This post was a lot of fun to put together. After compiling the most popular dessert recipes of 2011, here’s what I found: You guys go crazy for: Anything NO BAKE! Quick & easy Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate Chewy, crunchy things Peanut butter AND chocolate Short ingredient […]

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2011 Time Warp

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Can we just rewind 7 days and pretend that I started my New Year’s goals on time? I’m kinda living in a 2011 time warp right now. There has been no talk of taking down the Christmas tree or decorations yet. I think Eric and I are in a holiday decoration stand off, waiting to […]

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Triple Lentil Recovery Soup & Booty Camp Fitness Giveaway!

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The lovely ladies from Booty Camp Fitness recently sent me their new Ultimate Home Edition 11-disc workout plan to try out. I am a big fan of their first workout DVDs, so I was really excited to try their newest series. Sammie Kennedy- the Creator of Booty Camp Fitness- and the other amazing boot-camp instructors […]

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Oh Mega Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies & Superfood Green Monster

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Well, I didn’t end up making the Itty Bitty Carrot Cake Cookies, but I did end up making an off-spring!   Meet the carrot cake cookie in breakfast form. I cut down the oil (using applesauce to replace some of it) and amped up the protein, fibre, and healthy fats naturally using ground flax. In […]

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Healthy Chocolate Chia Pudding

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Chocolate. PMS. Mood swings. Cravings. Sore boobs. Tearing up over random TV shows (example: Redemption Inc). Chocolate. Uncontrollable yawning. Random anger. Healthier chocolate pudding. I am a woman, hear me roar! This is the pudding I make when I feel like inhaling a bag of chocolate chips. It lets me return to my normal self, […]

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2012 Goals

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[The gorgeous Calgary, Alberta] If you haven’t noticed over the past few years, I’m definitely on team goal setting when it comes to the New Year (and well, the entire year for that matter). I know a lot of people don’t believe in setting resolutions or goals at the start of the year, but I […]

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Old School Total Body Workout

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My theory is if I drink a lot of smoothies, spring will magically appear.  So far, outlook not good…(although today was the first dusting of snow we’ve had practically all winter!). This is why I haven’t changed my blog header to a winter theme yet…I need more snow! This smoothie was made up of frozen […]

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