First 5K of 2013 and thinking about raw food

First 5K of 2013 and thinking about raw food

First things first. Saturday I completed my first 5k run of 2013.  This is part of a virtual race series hosted by Mommy Run Fast It turned out to be a beautiful day. Cold, of course, but the sun was shinning! My body felt tired.  Not my best 5k time, but I’m...
Happy New Year and WIAW

Happy New Year and WIAW

Did you check your 2012 year in review? I would have never had guessed it, but a whole lot of people out there in desperate need of recipes for turnips.  Apparently turnips are flooding the produce section of neighbourhood groceries everywhere, yet people don’t...
WIAW:  What I’m eating lately….

WIAW: What I’m eating lately….

In an attempt to get back to blogging regularly again, I’m linking up to Peas and Crayons WIAW. The theme this month is so perfect to how I’m feeling right now…. “Fall into Healthy Habits.” Sometimes life gets away from me. It gets busy, hectic and stressful. And then...
Friday Fun  – new shoes, smoothies and snacks

Friday Fun – new shoes, smoothies and snacks

1. I might be a bit chocolate deprived right now, but I just discovered the best thing ever…. Medjool dates dipped in almond butter. When it comes to almond butter I’m a bit of slob. Holy yummm 2. I purchased a new pair of running shoes this week. ...
Breakfast food: Choco-Banana-Nut Smoothies

Breakfast food: Choco-Banana-Nut Smoothies

Because sometimes you need a treat for breakfast. ….. and a fast food donut is out of the question….. I use unsweetened vegetarian protein powder in these smoothies and then added agave or honey for a little sweetness. Choco-Banana-Nut Smoothies 2 medium...
School Food: Carrot Cake for Breakfast Smoothie

School Food: Carrot Cake for Breakfast Smoothie

My daughter brought home a little assignment this week.. to eat 5 fruits or vegetables each day for 5 days. You need to understand, my daughter doesn’t eat many vegetables. In fact she doesn’t each much of anything.  Some days she runs on a glass of apple juice and...

Feeling a little indulgent lately…?

We can all use a good green smoothie once in a while, well actually its a good idea all the time.  After those last few posts I am feeling a bit like I have let things get out of control, things are running wild; we are baking with abandon.  I’m finding...