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Healthy Pancake Recipe

  Are you a pancake lover? Is there anything better than a lazy Sunday morning with big fluffy pancakes and maple syrup? Maybe some blueberry compote? There’s just something comforting about this delicious breakfast food. For most, this is a ‘cheat’ meal because typical pancakes are full of carbs and sugar. However, what if I […]

Long Weekend Survival Tips

Summer is officially upon us! I don’t know about you, but I am excited for the long weekend! Long weekends tend to bring BBQ’s, patio drinks, cottages, and food… LOT’s of food. So how do you stay on track, when there are so many temptations? It’s difficult, it really is. It’s easy to fall off […]

The Power of a Squad – Group Fitness

Strength in numbers. It’s a real thing. Especially when it comes to motivation and group fitness. Working out with a friend can help push you to your limits, challenge you to do more or even just get you moving in the first place. Most people experience that lack of motivation, the unending excuses to not […]

Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Chocolate Coconut Cookies  (Dairy, grain, gluten and nut free) 1 cup unsweetened finely shredded coconut 2 1/2 Tbsp of Pure maple syrup 1 Tsp of cinnamon 1 egg 1 cup of dairy free chocolate chips – Mix everything together in a big bowl. – Scoop out tablespoon size dough onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet. – […]

The Beginning

Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao-tzu This is a quote that has come to mean a great deal to me. Beginning a weight-loss journey—is exactly that— a lifelong journey. It is difficult, challenging, and sometimes seems impossible but it is extremely rewarding in so many ways. And it truly […]

High Protein Energy Bites

Are you not a morning person? Do you leave yourself only a few minutes to spare to get up and rush out the door to work? Are you skipping breakfast completely, reaching for the closest starchy carbs or eating everything in sight come lunch/ dinner due to skipping your most important meal of the day? If […]

Let yourself rest

Let Yourself Rest In our fast paced world with what seems like constant demands, it may seem impossible to dial it down a few notches. Or we may just forget that we need this downtime to avoid wearing our bodies down. Do you often feel exhausted or overwhelmed by your busy lifestyle? If work, kids, […]