When I Crave French Fries, I Eat THIS Instead.

You guys! I am sooooo excited to share this recipe with you! You see, I believe there are a lot of people out there who feel that living a healthy lifestyle means losing out on flavour and decadence and the joy that comes from eating. They may associate healthy eating with never-ending salads, boiled chicken…

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You Just Might LOVE Me For This…

I received a lot of support over last week’s post. I am so glad the message was received in the spirit it was written…with love and compassion. Thank you to everyone who reached out and shared their experience or their feelings about it. I appreciate it more than you know. I was afraid to put…

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The Sweet Truth (Plus Video Recipe)

If you’ve been with me for a while, you’ll know about my history with alcohol. Today’s post addresses another addiction I struggle with; sugar. Studies show that sugar stimulates the same reward centres in the brain as cocaine and heroin. If you have trouble saying no to sugar, please keep reading. You are not alone,…

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How To Make Fast Friends (Video Recipe!)

During the holidays, it can be easy to get derailed when it comes to our health. There is so much temptation all around us with treats galore, lots of cheer, and all of those pre-made hors d’ouevres that simply require us to open a box and turn on the toaster oven. But with a few fresh…

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The Fastest, Easiest Way To Spice Things Up (My First TV Cooking Segment!)

Last week, I was lucky enough to have been asked to go back on Rogers Daytime to do a cooking segment. I was actaully the first guest to use the newly renovated kitchen, which was so cool! I suggested that I make my Sweet & Spicy Pecans because, after the last time I was there, I…

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My First TV Kitchen Segment!

Scroll down to watch the full segment. 🙂 Last week, I went on Rogers Daytime to share a recipe I often prepare in my kitchen. I was inspired to make salmon after my recent trip to Vancouver Island, BC, as eating fish straight out of the ocean was a highlight of the trip for sure! I…

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My Father Always Taught Me That Failing To Plan Is Planning To Fail

This past weekend, people everywhere were celebrating Father’s Day. It is often a time to honour the “unsung heroes” in our lives, our Dads, and it’s often a time for favourite meals, relaxation and sports of some kind. I hope you enjoyed Father’s Day weekend in whatever way is meaningful to you. Father’s Day was always special…

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Healthy Juice Boost!

If you followed me on my trip to Costco, you’ll have noticed that I talk a lot about smoothies, and since that post, I’ve been getting requests from people asking what I put into mine. I’ve been making smoothies for my breakfast for years, and lately I’ve started making a vegetable smoothie as an afternoon…

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