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Eating and Stampeding: Our top Calgary picks

A week in July at one of the world’s biggest festivals in a city we’d never visited was bound to be exciting, but just how great a trip we would have was yet to be known.

The Calgary Stampede, which ran from July 8-17 this year, is an event on many peoples’ bucket lists – if not for the top-tier country music line-up, world-class rodeo acts or epic parade, then for the infamous deep-fried food concoctions and sky-high midway rides.

We went for all those things, and more, which we’ll later get into. But we also learned that Calgary is a city with an impressive food scene and home to innovative, widely recognized chefs creating masterful dishes with a diversity of flavours. Continue reading “Eating and Stampeding: Our top Calgary picks”

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My Go-To Recipes

Sweet without the sugar – my go-to, no-guilt recipes

After a sugar-induced holiday season last year, Adam and I vowed to have a sugar-free January and clear our bodies of the stuff. We made a pact to not consume refined or added sugar in any of our foods, which immediately eliminated a lot of desserts, sugar-laden store-bought snacks, and unnecessary extra calories that were hidden in everyday products (cereal, granola bars, yogurt, bread, spreads and condiments, etc.)

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