Signature Dishes with a “REAL FOOD” Focus

October 17, 2014

We all have a signature dish we make, don’t we? Or at least we like to pretend we do. Hey, it’s good for the cooking ego, ya know? For instance, my Curried pad thai recipe from Wednesday is definitely a signature dish that I get asked to make in some form or another, as well […]

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Gluten Free Food Ideas To Eat Before Your Long Run

October 1, 2014

“WHAT GLUTEN FREE FOODS SHOULD I EAT BEFORE A LONG RUN?”  –> Apparently that’s one of the top searches I get to my site. Maybe it’s because I’ve chatted about gluten free training fuel, or gluten free pre race meal ideas. Ya, I’m a gluten free sherpa wife at your service. And it’s my pleasure! […]

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Four Ways to Bake and Cook with Pancake Mix, including Chocolate Espresso Banana Bread.

September 17, 2014

I know what you’re thinking. Shouldn’t pancake mix be made to make pancakes? Yes, yes it should! But as a Flapjacked Ambassador, I use their Protein Pancake Mix for more than just pancakes. The reason why I love using Flapjacked Protein Pancake mix for more than just pancakes is because of the unique NON GMO […]

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Build a Better Breakfast in a Bowl – Grain Free Sesame Squash Porridge

September 1, 2014

Happy Labor Day Folks! Today I have one of my favorite Canadian friends (Blends) sharing an amazing recipe and her health journey here today. Christa (from edible balance) and I met at Blend 2013 but had been blog friends long before that. Christa is one heck of a chef in the kitchen and a beautiful […]

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4 Favorite Food Hacks and Coconut Rice Ball Recipe

August 27, 2014

When it comes to food and recipes, I’m all about food hacking. Actually, these days more than ever. I need be resourceful (ahem… frugal) with our food, I need it taste good, but I also need it to be nutritious. Is that too much to ask for? Ha, well I think not. I’ve learned it […]

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Easy Prep Gluten Free Meal Ideas and Pantry Staples

August 22, 2014

I have a confession. I am not good at food prep. But you see, a lot of my blog friends (blends) are SUPER moms/wives/spouses that have food prepped for the week. I admire these people so much and long to have that skill, though I doubt I ever will. Haha!  That being said, I am pretty […]

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3 Recipes & Ways to Use Chia Seed

July 9, 2014

Everyone has their food niche. Some can make any vegetable look amazing and taste delicious. Some can turn a a plain Jane ingredient into a decadent dessert. Some are good are strange but good combos. And some are good at making the most of the ingredients they have on hand. You all know who you are! […]

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Naturally Gluten Free Meal Ideas and Spicy Srirachi Lettuce Wraps

June 18, 2014

FOMG –>That’s an abbreviation for Fear of Missing Gluten. Yep, I am pretty sure it’s real phobia for those who are just diagnosed with Celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. But here’s the thing, there are SOOOOOOO many foods that are naturally gluten free. In fact, most people don’t even realize how simple it can be […]

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Paleo(ish) Meal Ideas for One

June 4, 2014

Paleo. If feel like it’s such a strong word these days. Maybe a little too dogmatic for some. And to be honest, I don’t like focusing on an one size fits all diet, but rather a REAL food diet that works best for each individual. So I titled this post PALEO(ish) because that’s what we […]

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Mango Vanilla Almond Rice Cakes

April 25, 2014

Tailoring Your Training with myMix Nutrition I’ve been quite cozy in the kitchen these days. Good thing I like it there. Lots of  FUEL prep and Healthy Bites, all things I love to make, eat, and share! Mango Vanilla Almond Rice Cakes and Orange Dark Chocolate Chip Healthy Bites. Don’t worry, I’ll share those recipes! So […]

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