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Cardio Junkie No More

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Good morning! Our good weather has come to an end. The weatherman is saying that we are supposed to get rain all weekend long! What a mood kill!! Thankfully I have some fun indoor shopping plans on Saturday with Krissy. We are going to a huge outlet mall and I hope to snag a couple […]

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The Girl Eats Weeds And Likes It: Take 2

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Another morning, another cuppa Japanese Sencha Green Tea! Or should I say POT! I finally got around to trying out my Purslane weeds that I picked up from the Oakville Organic Farmer’s Market on Saturday! The thought of eating weeds excites me. Remember how crazy I was about Dandelion last summer? Good times. Fun Purslane […]

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Classic Green Monster

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It is hard to believe that the 2-year anniversary of the Green Monster is coming up on January 20th! In January 2009, I felt a huge void in my life. I was unhappy with my career and I was often up late at night until 3 or 4 in the morning worrying about work. I […]

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Peppermint Patty Green Monster

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Back in our University days, we would often line up at Irish Pubs to drink green beer on St. Patty’s Day, all decked out in green St. Patty’s Day paraphernalia and faces decorated with four leaf clovers. There would be line-ups at the pubs by 10am on St. Patty’s Day; all the students were eager to […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Breakfast Cereal

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Check out what arrived this week… 2.5 cubic yards of triple mix soil for the veggie garden. :) Thrilling, I know. After weeks of looking at different types of soils, I went with a triple mix from Van Beek’s. It’s made from composted manure, black loam, and sandy topsoil. I couldn’t find ‘certified’ organic anywhere, […]

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Blame It On The Rain

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There’ s no better way to start a summer day… Man oh man was this morning’s Green Monster good! Guess where this kale came from?   Just my veggie garden, that’s all. No big deal. ;) I’ve clearly advanced from a Black Thumb to a Brown Thumb. Milli Vanilli Green Monster Ingredients: ~ 1 cup […]

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Quick and Easy Kid-Friendly Snack & Meal Ideas

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‘”Mommy, guess who is very busy right now?” “Who?” “Auntie Angie is very busy right now.” “Oh really?” “Yes. She’s busy baking us all kinds of treats! heheh” Clearly, my nephew Ethan has been reading my blog! He said that to Kristi as they were flying to Ontario this weekend. And he was right; it […]

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Herbal Green Monster

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I’m not going to lie, I’m about 1 kale leaf away from turning into a Green Monster. We have a serious overgrowth issue going on in the garden. Meet MONSTER kale…just in time for Halloween… Flashback to May 2011: Madness. The peppers continue to grow even despite this cool and rainy weather! As well as […]

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No-Bake Vegan Halloween Recipes

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Every Halloween I have grand plans to make “scary” Halloween food. This year, I have my eye on: Brain cupcakes (so clever) Chocolate Witch Hats (not scary, but cool) Forked eyeballs (do this with cookie dough balls!) Tentacle Pot Pie (Monday’s dinner inspiration) Stuffed roaches (hahah) Apple Teeth (doesn’t get much easier than this)   […]

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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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