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Juicy Content: Coconuts 101 (health benefits, how to consume them, creative uses… and more, in a nutshell)

Health, Lifestyle By December 24, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I somehow knew that Brazil would be the perfect place for me to face my fruit fear, a phobia that has stayed with me since my infancy and only in recent years have I began to explore my fruity palette. It wasn’t until I was in Buenos Aire 2011 that I actually willingly at my first strawberry (very slowly) nibble…

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Creamy Vegan Chocolat Chaud

Lifestyle By November 29, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

One of my favourite memories about my visit in Paris was sitting on a patio with my friend who was travelling with me and we were sipping on a glass of white French wine, when two guys at the next table began to chat with us. We eventually joined tables and I couldn’t take my eyes of the chocolat chaud…

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Peppermint Infused Protein Packed (Vegan) Brownies

Health, Lifestyle By August 11, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I made these decadent Peppermint Infused Black Bean and Quinoa Brownies the other day for my Sexy Flexy class because I like to provide a healthy snack and if possible protein after a 2-hour full-body stretch class since it’s a pretty intense workout for the muscles. It also gives me an opportunity to try out new recipes, or at least…

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It’s over… so now what? Life after IIN.

Health, Lifestyle By July 9, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , No Comments

I’m glad it’s finally July because June really was the busiest, most eventful month and was flat out jam-packed and left me utterly exhausted. It’s now July and I’ve slowed down a bit, I’ve had to really because if I didn’t, I could already see that the universe would force me in one way or another. Also, with my body in a…

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Vitamin ‘C’ Soup : Creamy Coconut Curry Carrot Soup

Health, Lifestyle By May 29, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Vitamin ‘C’ Soup : Creamy Coconut Curry Carrot (& Carb) Soup Serves: 1 -2 When you are passionate about something you can ignore your body’s basic needs and continue to function on ambition, desire and pure will. However eventually the body needs a break and if it doesn’t get one, it can get sick. I hardly ever get sick, but…

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Feliz Cinco de Mayo

Lifestyle By May 5, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

It is indeed. Today I am Toronto’s Sunshine girl and that’s reason enough to celebrate for me. Click here to see more pics by visiting my page on the Toronto Sun I will be sharing my experience in my upcoming blog post, A day in the life of an entrepreneur.

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Introducing the Smoothie Queen

Health, Lifestyle By January 9, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Proud to announce one of my newest bloggers, my friend and partner in (healthy) crime… Alison Psaila a.k.a. The Smoothie Queen! She will be sharing her delicious, nutritious and super-food smoothies on the blog. Can’t wait, get your blenders ready…

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How to Stay Motivated with your Fitness Goals

Health, Lifestyle By January 5, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Happy New Year! Around this time of the year, there is a lot of enthusiasm for health and fitness goals such as losing weight, getting back into shape, and feeling fit and healthy. With great ambition, individuals go on diets and detoxes, and fill up the gyms. But for the most part, as the weeks go on, eating habits return…

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Gifts of the Earth – Essential Oils

Health, Lifestyle By December 3, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

With today’s modern healthcare system and such advances in medicine, it is both sad and shocking how sick our modern society truly is.  We have substituted food-like products for convenience and an easy-to-swallow pill for a dangerous, yet temporary quick fix for our health issues. What if we got back to basics?  What if we listened intuitively to what our…

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International Association for Health Coaches

Adventures, Health, Lifestyle By November 14, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 3 Comments

I am currently enrolled at the Integrative Institute of Nutrition and not far off from becoming a Certified Integrative Health Coach. This title is exclusive to graduates of IIN and is given because we learn and study the pros and cons of over 100 different dietary theories, learn to treat our body as a temple and also a bit of…

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