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Recipe: Super Easy Banana Muffins!

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These banana muffins are seriously delicious! They can easily be made gluten free by simply swapping out the flour and vegan if you use a egg replacer.  The only fat comes from the optional chocolate chips and walnuts! They taste delicious, make a great snack when packing lunches, and freeze well! So, how do you make them? Here is the super… Read more »

2015: A Year of Running & Yoga!

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Wow I can’t believe another year has already passed and I am really looking forward to what 2016 will bring! So many plans and some big goals…but first, here’s a bit of a recap of the highlights of some running & yoga that went down in 2015: January As an ambassador for the 2015 Victoria Yoga Conferece, I hosted my very… Read more »

GF & Vegan Holiday Baking Pt 1: Gingerbread Cookies

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These are seriously the most delicious gluten-free vegan gingerbread cookies I have ever made or tasted! We went mostly vegan – I say mostly because we do eat mayonnaise, eggs, fish, and the some chicken breast in the last little while – about 3 and a half years ago. It is all about finding balance and what works for my me… Read more »

Recipe: Chai Tea Breakfast Cake

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Delicious and healthy way to eat cake for breakfast! This vegan Chai Tea cake recipe features Hungry Buddha Coconut Chips and has no added sugar or dairy and can easily substitute your flour for a wheat free alternative 🙂 Chai Tea Breakfast Cake Ingredients: 1 cup strong chai tea 1/3 cup uncooked (not instant) oatmeal 1 cup whole wheat flour (or… Read more »

Chicken Pot Pie – Dairy and Gluten Free!

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Chicken Pot Pie in the Slow Cooker! I found this recipe for Chicken Pot Pie in the Clean Eating Magazine – 65 Slow Cooker Masterpieces and made a couple of changes to the recipe. I used Better Than Bouillon vegetable broth, almond milk, and rice flour to keep it dairy and gluten-free. I also skipped the Chive Biscuits because I don’t eat dairy… Read more »

November Goals

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I am loving this idea of monthly goal setting! Well it’s more like an idea in action now 🙂 And I did it – I bought myself a Passion Planner! I actually bought one for the remainder of 2015 because they were on clearance for only $1 plus shipping! They are currently taking pre-orders for 2016 which I have also… Read more »

Product Review & Recipe: Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts Fun Facts: Tastes Great – some people say Hemp Hearts taste like a sesame seed or pine nut – which is exactly what inspired me to use it as an extra boost of protein and omegas on my Vegan Chow Mein! Easy to Use – open the bag and sprinkle away! Literally…on and in any thing… Read more »

Part 2: I’m injured…

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…so now what? Being injured can definitely be frustrating and because of the location of this injury I was not able to easily swap from running workouts to pool/spin workouts. However, this has actually been a really enjoyable forced break because I was able to relax and spend a ton of time with family visiting from out of country, stay… Read more »

Recipe: Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

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Vegan Butternut Squash Soup With fall here, I am drawn to making warm comforting soups and stews. These are my favourite autumn meals and I mean I can have soup three times a day and have the happiest of tummies! I love soup and this one is no exception. It was inspired by a recipe a friend shared online and… Read more »

Quick and Easy Quinoa Kale Salad!

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And super tasty too! So I don’t know anyone who doesn’t like a good kale salad or some super food in the form of quinoa…oh wait yes. Yes I do. There are a few people in my life who actually, somehow do not like either of those foods and yet they love them together in one big kale quinoa love… Read more »