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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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”

Summer Glow Smoothie

Summer Glow Smoothie

As much as I love a good green smoothie in the morning, I’ve been getting a little tired of my tried-and-true’s. Sometimes the best results come out of whipping up random stuff – and that was certainly the case with this smoothie!

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Boxes of produce

Wine and Dine in the Okanagan

When it’s all farm-to-table, where do you go?

Kelowna is so well known for its fresh produce, locally sourced foods, and great healthy, organic dining options. The selection is great, but how do you know where to go when they all look so good?! Continue reading “Wine and Dine in the Okanagan”

Kelowna, British Columbia

A Wellness Weekend in Kelowna

Fitting in with Canada’s fittest city

A and I spent a few days in British Columbia’s beautiful Okanagan region last week and had the chance to experience some of the best amenities and activities the waterfront town has to offer.

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