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Baked Cherry Pie Breakfast Pudding

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I somehow managed to fit everything in yesterday! It was truly a proud moment. I managed to squeeze in a great heart-pumping workout + Whittle My Middle 2 with Eric. However, my WMM2 victim willing participant is getting a bit unruly! Last night Eric decides that it would be fun to POKE me as I […]

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Creamy PB + J Oatmeal Parfait

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Holy smokes it’s Friday again! I swear it feels like it was just Friday. Yesterday’s workout was FUN. I love the feeling of renewed enthusiasm after a day off. I did a 3 mile run: 3 min walking warm-up Mile 1: 6.0 mph, incline 2% Mile 2: 6.5 mph, incline 5% (such a hard mile!!!) […]

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Hot & Cold

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Good morning! Last night Eric and I started watching a new TV show called Lie to Me. Has anyone else seen this? We LOVED it! It really appeals to my love for forensic psychology and touches on the research that I learned in my law & psychology courses in university. Two thumbs up! We have […]

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Comforting Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal With All The Fixins’

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Good morning! Hope you are having a great start to your week. Well, my dinner recipe didn’t turn out exactly as I wanted it to last night, so that post will be coming up later. I just need to tweak it a bit more! It has been a while since I have done a breakfast […]

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Festive Red Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

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Thank you for your comments on my Project Food Blog video post. It is always a vulnerable feeling being on camera, but thank you for embracing my inner dork. ;) Voting for Challenge #7 is now open. Thank you for your support! I also heard from a few of you who have already made the […]

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Holiday Breakfast In A Jiffy: Carrot Cake Oatmeal

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As winter sets in and my desire for a hot breakfast grows, I find myself searching for the perfect bowl of hot oatmeal. I’m pretty picky when it comes to hot oatmeal. If you have been reading the blog for a while now, you may remember that I used to dislike homemade hot oatmeal. There […]

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Apple Pie Oatmeal

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For whatever reason, I have this burning desire to take otherwise ‘normal’ recipes and turn them into      spin-offs of my favourite desserts. Carrot Cake Oatmeal. Apple Pie Muffin Tops. Pumpkin Pie Monster. Zucchini Bread oatmeal. Oatmeal Cookie VOO. Pumpkin Pie VOO. Pecan Pie ‘Truffles’. You might call this weird, but I call it totally normal…as […]

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Double Chocolate Sweet Potato Oatmeal

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Last night as I watched American Idol draw out two long hours of results, I had some time to do some thinking. I wanted to create a fun Friday breakfast to celebrate the approaching weekend, incorporating fresh sweet potato into my morning oatmeal. I wasn’t in the mood to bake anything or for it to […]

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Spelt Berry Porridge with Granola, Dates, and Raspberries

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Last year, I had my first cooking attempt with wheat berries when I made the Back on Track Wheat Berry Salad. I fell head over heels. (That is one of my favourite salads by the way!) Wheat berries are chewy, versatile, and they pack a great nutritional punch. And then I discovered spelt berries. I […]

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Fruity Baked Oatmeal with Crunchy Cinnamon Almond Topping

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Yesterday, I thought the tide was turning with my flu. I had a fairly restful sleep Monday night and my symptoms had died down a bit. I was so excited because I thought that I was getting over this thing! …and then Tuesday evening hit and the symptoms came back with a vengeance. I was […]

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