Butternut Squash Sage with Shredded Chicken and Cranberries

Maybe I’m jumping the gun here but I have created an amazing GLUTEN-FREE AND PALEO dish that is perfect for Thanksgiving leftovers. My psychic senses tell me you will be looking for something to make with all that turkey. Well here you have a sweet and savory flavour combination that is out of this world and makes a delectable blend with any protein. Continue reading “Butternut Squash Sage with Shredded Chicken and Cranberries”

The Best Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Looking for a great way to spice up your morning breakfast? You have to try this festive, healthy, and super easy to make recipe. The best way to start your day is with a power packed punch of vitamins, minerals, and protein which can all be found in this one bowl. This kid friendly breakfast is an excellent way to send your children off to school fueled up and ready to learn. Continue reading “The Best Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal {Gluten-Free, Vegan}”

Sweet Potato Casserole {Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo}

Sweet potato casserole is an all-time favorite on Thanksgiving for decades. Usually this dish requires dairy and several other ingredients your body just should not be consuming. I transformed this unhealthy dish typically loaded with heavy creams, butter, oil and refined sugars into a GLUTEN-FREE, REFINED SUGAR-FREE, VEGAN, AND PALEO delight without compromising the taste. Continue reading “Sweet Potato Casserole {Gluten-Free, Vegan, Paleo}”

Simple Pumpkin Pie Chia Breakfast Parfait {Gluten-Free, Vegan} – Happy Halloween!

Fall is in the air and almost everything is made out of pumpkin! I jumped right on that band wagon and transforming a not-so-healthy dessert into a delightful, nutritious breakfast treat. It is easy to make and also a fantastic way to start your day by getting all the nutrients you need in one glass. The great part about this dish is you will feel satisfied which will help curb your appetite. Continue reading “Simple Pumpkin Pie Chia Breakfast Parfait {Gluten-Free, Vegan} – Happy Halloween!”

Delicious Chocolate Layer Cake with Coconut Frosting {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

It is that time of year when holiday celebrations and anniversaries are right around the corner. Why not surprise your guests with a gluten-free, vegan delight that is sure to knock them off their feet. With the combination of the cake’s moist texture, the coconut cream’s silky consistency, and the burst of sweet flavour from the fruit, you will never guess this decadent delight is gluten-free and vegan. Continue reading “Delicious Chocolate Layer Cake with Coconut Frosting {Gluten-Free, Vegan}”

Steamtown Marathon Recap – Hop Aboard the Rollercoaster Ride

I just needed a minute to take in all that went on the past 6 months of my life before I actually sat down and started writing this post. From major surgery, starting a blog, completing a marathon, and everything else that made this ride quite a challenge, I say a nice break was long overdue! Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Recap – Hop Aboard the Rollercoaster Ride”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 14 – Chill Out… The Final Week is Here!!!

Last week of marathon training!!! It is time to allow my body to rebuild enzymes, antioxidants, hormones, muscle tears and muscle glycogen with some good rest, proper nutrition and staying well hydrated. This also means less mileage! Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 14 – Chill Out… The Final Week is Here!!!”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 13 – Taper Time oh-oh oh oh oh-oh-oh!

During marathon training the final 3 weeks are just as important as the intense, vigorous training during the months prior. It is time to relax and let my body repair itself from all the damage I caused and rely on all my hard work leading up to this day. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 13 – Taper Time oh-oh oh oh oh-oh-oh!”

Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 12 – Golden Door International Film Festival and Haworth 5K

The final weeks before the marathon are here and these days are just as important in the training program as the weeks prior. The choices I have made recently were not ideal and hopefully the damage I caused to my body will not affect my race. Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 12 – Golden Door International Film Festival and Haworth 5K”