Healthy Pear Crisp

Those of you who know me know I often refer to fruit as “nature’s sugar,” and nothing could be more true for delicious, ripe, in-season pears right now. I’d take a juicy, nourishing pear over a lollipop any day — and do! Especially if it’s in the form of pear crisp.

This harvest time in Ontario (my favourite time of year, by the way) means Bartlett pears are so fresh and perfect for eating whole or baking. Not only tasty, pears are also a great source of fiber, vitamin C and potassium.  Continue reading “Healthy Pear Crisp”

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5 Ways to Manage Fear So You Can Crush Your Goals

Today’s very special post is by Dr. Allison — a licensed clinical psychologist who helps people lead healthier, more meaningful lives. With fear being such a regular resident in our minds, I hope you find her advice as illuminating and helpful as I do. 

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Vegetable power bowl meal

5 Steps to the Perfect Power Bowl

How to create an easy, nutritious (and Insta-worthy!) bowl meal

It’s been a while since I’ve posted. It’s been a challenging couple of months with my injury and making improvements and renos to our new house. While the health thing certainly is a legitimate reason for not having been as active on here lately, part of me has been holding off because I haven’t been able to come up with a good, long piece. Continue reading “5 Steps to the Perfect Power Bowl”

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Our First House: Lessons Learned

There’s no place like (your first) home! Tips and tricks we learned in the house hunt process. Continue reading “Our First House: Lessons Learned”

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Staying Sane When You’re in Pain: 5 Lessons I Learned

The year I got back into the sport I love, figure skating, has been fraught with injury. Here are some strategies i’ve used to cope.

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