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Brownies! – Running Fitness Article

Brownies! Now, I’ve made brownies countless times. I’ve even made brownies for this blog before. The great thing about brownies though, is that there are so many different ways to make them, and (usually) they’re all good. Except I’m honestly still not on board with the whole black bean brownie recipe… maybe one day I’ll change my mind. Brownies are usually my go to recipe for a dessert since there are so many different ways to produce a great tasting…

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Chia & Quinoa Granola Bars – Fitness Article

Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Chia & Quinoa Granola Bars     It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!    The latest Barre Body Fitness Challenge is on and I’m excited to bring you guys some great recipes to make while you stay fit. Fitting in the number of classes is one thing,…

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Tips for hydrating naturally with naturally hydrating foods – Pilates Fitness Article

Tips for hydrating naturally with naturally hydrating foods Its 3PM and the afternoon slump is starting to slow you down. For some of us, that means feeling irritable, or perhaps having dry skin or dark circles under the eyes. In many cases this dip can also arrive with headaches. Simply curling up under the desk is not an option and more caffeine is not a healthy alternative, so what can we do? Fatigue, irritability and dips in energy are signs of dehydration, which…

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Recipe: Eggplant Pizza | World Health Calgary – Fitness Article

Recipe: Eggplant Pizza | World Health Calgary Everyone likes pizza, but it isn’t always the healthiest dinner option. We’re always in search of ways we can increase it’s nutritional value, while still enjoying the cheesy goodness. Using eggplant as the base is a great way to do this, plus it eliminates gluten and most other processed and refined items. This recipe for eggplant pizza is quick and very versatile. Depending on what you’re craving, you can add a wide range…

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Homemade Vegan Pumpkin Ravioli – Fitness Article

Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Homemade Vegan Pumpkin Ravioli     It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!   It was my goal of 2019 to try my hand at making pasta from scratch at home. Well…November is still part of 2019, and I actually regret not trying it sooner. It’s a lot easier…

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Chick’n & Cabbage Rice Noodle Salad – Fitness Article

Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Chick’n & Cabbage Rice Noodle Salad     It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!    I saw a similar recipe online, thought, I have those Gardein chick’n strips in my fridge that I wanted to try, and then sort of winged it from memory when I was…

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Millets: Types, Benefits and Recipes – Fitness Article

Millets: Types, Benefits and Recipes More and more people around the world are waking up to the uses of millets and consuming a diet rich in them. Speak to any fitness enthusiast, and they will vouch for the miraculous benefits of eating millets. They boost your health and improve weight loss, besides being gluten-free.Eating healthy can seem like a task with the easy availability of junk food all around us. However, consumption of junk food on a long-term basis, as…

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Beet, Berry, Banana, Birthday Beverage – Fitness Article

Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Beet, Berry, Banana, Birthday Beverage     It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs! It’s my birthday (week), and I’ll write a recipe with alliteration if I want to! Okay, the bottom half of this also has mango, because I wanted a bit more of a pop of colour,…

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Three-Ingredient Summer Melon Salad – Fitness Article

Three-Ingredient Summer Melon Salad There are a lot of wonderful things about summer that make it easier to stick to a healthy lifestyle: The nicer weather makes heading outside for a walk, bike ride or swim more tempting; fresh veggies are abundant and affordable at roadside stands and farmers’ markets; and dessert is easier (and healthier) than ever thanks to the availability of ripe, fresh, sweet fruit! Of course, there’s room in our diets for the occasional piece of pie or…

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Crispy Cauliflower Tacos – Fitness Article

Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Crispy Cauliflower Tacos     It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!    I use this recipe for fish tacos normally, but decided to see if it translated to cauliflower as well, as it’s a pretty good vessel for spices like this.You can easily sub in some white…

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Homemade Vegan Gnocchi – Fitness Article

    It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!    I really wanted to try my hand at making my own pasta this year. Well, first step was what I thought was the easiest one, gnocchi, but when you make a double batch it gets a little labour intensive, so if you’re…

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Pumpkin Spice Protein Pancakes – Premier Fitness Camp – Fitness Article

This recipe is a perfect way to start your day. You get a healthy serving of protein, fiber, carbs, fat, and a flavor that’ll help it really start to feel like Fall! This recipe is also very simple- it take just a few minutes to make and keeps you full for hours. Enjoy! | INGREDIENTS: •1 Egg + 2 Egg Whites•1 Scoop Orgain Vanilla Protein Powder• 1/4 Cup Organic Pumpkin Puree (Unsweetened. Make sure you use pumpkin puree, not pumpkin…

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The Perfect Fall Breakfast | VASA Fitness – Fitness Article

Picture this… you wake up on a brisk fall weekend morning. You get to sleep in a little before heading to the gym and running your errands. However, before you start your busy day you want to get the day started off right– with the perfect mix of comfort food and nutrition. And here you have it, the perfect breakfast for any fall morning. Pumpkin Spice Pancakes. We know you aren’t sick of pumpkin yet, so give this recipe a…

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5 WAYS TO SQUEEZE EVERY BIT OUT OF YOUR MORNING – Fitness Article

Despite having woken at some ungodly hour for countless years as a Personal Trainer, I am not, nor have I ever been, a morning person – but I have my tricks! If you too are a regular human being and struggle with your daily breakup from that cozy sanctuary known as ‘bed’, I might be able to help you turn those dreaded early mornings from snooze mode to cruise mode! This post contains my favourite 5 universal methods to unlock…

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Inexpensive 5-Ingredient BBQ Black Bean Burgers You Need to Try – Fitness Article

This is a great recipe to keep on hand for when the pantry is bare and the grocery budget or shopping time is low. Each serving costs less than a buck to make—even less if you cook your own black beans from scratch—and it’s packed with nutrition. Sometimes eating healthy on a budget can be tricky, but this recipe makes it easy! You might be tempted to fire up the food processor for this recipe, but trust me, you want…

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Tasty Tuesday: Recipe – Leek, Potato & Cauliflower Soup with BC Spot Prawns – Fitness Article

    It’s “Tasty Tuesday”, where every week we bring you new, fresh, local, healthy recipes and food tips. Find out what is in season, and what will keep you fuelled during and after your work outs!   Spot Prawn season is finally here! The annual Spot Prawn Festival is this weekend and I figured I should come up with something to inspire you with this tasty ingredient. This soup is hearty, but not super dense, and would be great…

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Beetroot Energiser Juice – Inspired Health – Fitness Article

You’re guaranteed to feel virtuous after drinking this vibrant, refreshing juice There are so many benefits to beetroot juice. Beets have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, contain brain function-boosting vitamin B3 – and I also love how they taste in this drink. The colour always pops out at me when I make beetroot juice, I love it. But that vibrant colour comes at a price! I used to avoid using beets because they are so messy to prepare but I got…

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Monte Cristo Breakfast Casserole – Running Fitness Article

I like pretty much anything in sandwich form and if I have an excuse to make something that upgrades a sandwich, I’m there. Now, I’m also a big fan of magazine subscriptions (yes, in tangible paper form). So, if a variation on my favorite diner sandwich literally lands on my doorstep, I have to make it. Better Homes & Gardens‘ December 2018 issue has a really easy and delicious recipe for a Monte Cristo Breakfast Casserole. What you’ll need: 2…

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Try this Easy & Delicious Jambalaya Recipe for Runners – Running Fitness Article

I’d like to preface this recipe by letting you know that I am a Minnesotan. This is not a recipe handed down from Cajun grandmother to Cajun mother to Cajun daughter. It certainly is not traditional. But I do use the Cajun Trinity and some of the traditional jambalaya elements and I can promise you that it is both easy and delicious! Featured Event I love the taste of jambalaya and the dish has a ton of potential to fit…

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